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Sued for Fraud by DOJ, Security Co That Cleared Snowden Works for U.S. Immigration

The federal contractor sued by the Justice Department for failing to adequately conduct government security clearances—including NSA leaker Edward Snowden—is processing sensitive immigration applications for the Obama administration. This astounding information comes from a high-ranking government source with detailed knowledge of the arrangement. Though it’s

U.S. Has Long Failed to Protect Nuclear Weapon Stockpile

Even for a bloated U.S. government well known for its perpetual inefficiency, this is somewhat shocking; decades of faulty bookkeeping, weak security and lousy oversight has put the country’s nuclear weapon stockpile at risk. This is incredibly serious and it appears the feds aren’t terribly concerned about making changes. The…

Mexican Military Holds Border Patrol at Gunpoint Inside U.S.

In the latest Mexican military incursion into the United States, two heavily armed camouflaged soldiers from Mexico actually crossed 50 yards inside Arizona and held American Border Patrol agents at gunpoint in a tense confrontation. Armed with assault-style weapons, the Mexican soldiers retreated back south after a 35-minute standoff as…

Feds Missed Chances to Stop Boston Marathon Bomber

Surprise, surprise U.S. Homeland Security officials missed a number of opportunities to stop the Chechen terrorist who carried out the Boston Marathon bombings because they failed to properly investigate, coordinate and communicate, according to a new congressional report. A decade ago we heard a similar version of this involving the…

Obama Judge: Mexican Border Fence May Have “Disparate Impact” on Minorities

A Homeland Security initiative to put fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border could discriminate against minorities, according to an Obama-appointed federal judge who’s ruled that the congressionally-approved project may have a “disparate impact on lower-income minority communities.” This of course means that protecting the porous—and increasingly violent—southern

DHS Lets Employers That Hire Illegal Workers Off The Hook

Besides blowing off congress to give illegal immigrants backdoor amnesty, the Obama administration is also letting businesses that hire undocumented workers off the hook by drastically reducing fines and enforcement, a new federal audit reveals. It was only a year ago that the president vowed to come down hard those…

Adviser Fired by Obama for Hamas Meeting Gets Top WH Security Job

A radical foreign policy adviser fired by President Obama years ago for meeting with the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas has been hired by the White House to be the senior director at the National Security Council (NSC). How generous of the commander-in-chief to let bygones be bygones when it comes…

Millions Later, DHS Tool to Thwart Terrorism Still Not Ready

Nearly 13 years after the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history, a crucial Homeland Security program that’s supposed to thwart terrorism has no completion date or final cost estimate, though millions of taxpayer dollars have been spent on it in the last few years. It’s called the Treasury Enforcement Communications…

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