We don't learn from our successes, we learn from our failures. Perhaps there are lessons for us from Boston, but delegation of our intelligence apparatus to foreign governments should not be one of them.
While Congresswoman Michele Bachmann was announcing her retirement to much fanfare in the media, according to information given exclusively to Take Action News, the FBI was busy collecting potentially damaging evidence against her from two former campaign aides.
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If the new crop of conservatives wants the kind of national stage that Bachmann is ceding, they have to jump in the deep end of the nut bowl with a snorkel and a mouthful of garbled sound bytes.
If not now, then when? The upcoming trial of Whitey Bulger marks the time for the murdered victims' families to tell the world who and what has been taken from them.
The idea of a peer-to-peer virtual currency floated across vast swathes of international populations irrespective of borders could well be the next stage in the evolution of money -- its brave new world.
Any time a federal agency decides to intimidate those in the political arena in any way, large or small, it should be seen as a scandal by everyone -- no matter your political leanings. Because we've seen what happens when this sort of thing is allowed and encouraged, and it isn't a pretty sight.
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Time will tell what will come of Laurel's struggle to get justice for her sister and the other victims. And justice for Laurel means that the government will one day acknowledge the truth.
The confirmation that Tamerlan Tsarnaev had been the target of a federal investigation in 2011 led some to conclude that interagency cooperation, a central priority of the post-9/11 reforms, had once again proven inadequate.
State Police Superintendent Col. Rick Fuentes said at a news conference Thursday that the case was "an open wound" for troopers in New Jersey and around the country. Yet the FBI's full-scale assault on the social movements of the 1960s and 1970s remains an open wound for the nation itself
How is it that no one at the FBI, presumably the agents who conducted the interview(s), trained to be more observant than the average citizen, did not recognize Tamerlan?
Did law enforcement believe that a wounded 19-year-old was sufficiently dangerous and that a reasonable threat existed to demand entry in what can only be considered a gross violation of the Fourth Amendment?
If the Boston bombing was terrorism, as Tsarnaev claims, it looks like an especially boneheaded form of terrorism. Let's call it idiocratic terrorism. That's an adaptation of the title of the cult 2006 film Idiocracy, a satire about a dystopic future in which pretty much everyone is an idiot.