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A Secret Plan For The Soviet Invasion Of Alaska | Fortuna’s Corner

September 1, 2014 1 comment

August 31, 2014

A Secret Plan for the Soviet Invasion of AlaskaU.S. Trained Alaskans as Secret “Stay-Behind Agents”

http://www.realcleardefense. com/articles/2014/08/31/a_ soviet_invasion_of_alaska_was_ a_real_possibility_107405.htmlBy Robert BurnsWASHINGTON AP —

Fearing a Russian invasion and occupation of Alaska, the U.S. government in the early Cold War years recruited and trained fishermen, bush pilots, trappers and other private citizens across Alaska for a covert network to feed wartime intelligence to the military, newly declassified Air Force and FBI documents show.Invasion of Alaska?

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Jim DeMint Blesses Ted Cruz Over Rick Perry

August 30, 2014 1 comment

Jim DeMint Blesses Ted Cruz Over Rick Perry

Breitbart’s Big Government ^ | August 29, 2014 | Jonathan StrongPosted on 8/30/2014, 4:01:42 AM by 2ndDivisionVetIn Dallas at an Americans For Prosperity event, Heritage Foundation president and former-Sen. Jim DeMint put his thumb firmly on the scale for Sen. Ted Cruz R-TX over fellow Texan Gov. Rick Perry for the coming 2016 presidential contest.

 

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Video shows officer punching woman on LA freeway

July 5, 2014 1 comment

Video shows officer punching woman on LA freewayFox News / AP ^ | July 05, 2014Posted on 7/5/2014, 12:58:43 PM by bamaheadLOS ANGELES –

The California Highway Patrol has vowed to carry out a thorough investigation after a video emerged of one of its officers repeatedly punching a pinned down woman on the side of a Los Angeles freeway.The woman had been walking on Interstate 10 west of downtown Los Angeles, endangering herself and people in traffic, and the officer was trying to restrain her, CHP Assistant Chief Chris O’Quinn said at a news conference. O’Quinn said the woman had begun walking off the freeway but returned when the confrontation occurred.

 

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Texas judge temporarily blocks man’s estranged wife from euthanizing him

June 25, 2014 1 comment

Texas judge temporarily blocks man’s estranged wife from euthanizing himLifeSiteNews ^ | 6/25/14 | LifeSiteNewsPosted on 6/25/2014, 11:43:03 AM by wagglebeeBEAUMONT, TX — A Texas judge has bought some time for a man whose estranged wife is attempting to have him removed from life support over the objections of his brother and sister-in-law……

 

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The EPA was destroying computer files way before those hacks at the IRS

June 22, 2014 3 comments

The EPA was destroying computer files way before those hacks at the IRShotair.com ^ | 6/22/2014 | Jazz ShawPosted on 6/22/2014, 9:58:57 AM by rktmanAccording to an Associated Press report, a federal judge has held the EPA in contempt for destroying computer files sought after by a conservative group: Landmark Legal Foundation…U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth had ordered the EPA on Jan. 19, 2001, at the end of the Clinton administration, to preserve all documents relevant to a Freedom of Information Act request by Landmark regarding the federal agency’s contact with outside groups. That same day, EPA Administrator Carol Browner asked a technician to delete her computer files.

 

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Border agents in Texas warned not to talk to media

June 13, 2014 1 comment

Border agents in Texas warned not to talk to media

AP via ABC ^ | June 13, 2014 | CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN and ALICIA A. CALDWELLPosted on 6/13/2014, 2:42:36 PM by don-o

An assistant chief patrol agent, Eligio “Lee” Pena, warned more than 3,000 Border Patrol agents that journalists looking for information about what Obama has described as a humanitarian crisis are likely to ask for information and “may try to disguise themselves.”

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The Obama Administration Has Been Quietly Telling Local Police Forces Not to Tell You About This | TheBlaze.com

June 13, 2014 1 comment

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The Obama administration has been quietly advising local police not to disclose details about surveillance technology they are using to sweep up basic cellphone data from entire neighborhoods,

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The Associated Press has learned.Citing security reasons, the U.S. has intervened in routine state public records cases and criminal trials regarding use of the technology. This has resulted in police departments withholding materials or heavily censoring documents in rare instances when they disclose any about the purchase and use of such powerful surveillance equipment.

Federal involvement in local open records proceedings is unusual.

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It comes at a time when President Barack Obama has said he welcomes a debate on government surveillance and called for more transparency about spying in the wake of disclosures about classified federal surveillance programs.

 

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