Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday morning, and she quickly walked into a line of questions she clearly wasn’t prepared for. Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy (VT) asked Nielsen about President Trump’s comments on immigrants from “shithole” countries not being welcome in the United States. Nielsen replied by telling Leahy: […]
On Thursday, it was announced that President Trump will be appointing Kirstjen Nielsen to serve as head of the Department of Homeland Security. Nielsen replaces John Kelly, who is now Trump’s chief of staff. So Kellyanne Conway thought it would be a great idea to tweet out congrats to Nielsen and also to kiss Trump’s fat […]
Even though the Trump administration continues to stonewall and lie about Russian efforts to undermine the 2016 election, a new report from Politico says that the Department of Homeland Security has notified 21 states that Russian hackers targeted their election systems a year ago. According to Politico: “DHS notified the Secretary of State or other chief […]
Last week we learned through a defense contractor’s leaked documents to The Intercept that Russia hacked a Florida voting equipment vendor and sent spear-phishing emails to over 100 local election officials up until days before election day. About the leak, Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), Ranking Member of the Senate Intelligence Committee and co-leader of an intel committee probe into Russian cyber […]
It’s been amply established that Donald Trump has an alarmingly low bar for acceptable behavior from public officials. After all, Sean Spicer is still press secretary despite planting a fake news story to discredit a reporter. Sebastian Gorka is still his top counterterrorism adviser despite being caught on tape calling a private citizen to berate […]
As President-elect Donald Trump works to set up his Cabinet, the question of who will lead the Department of Homeland Security is one of the biggest issues. Trump has promised to crack down on terrorists overseas, saying that he will “bomb the sh*t out of them.” He has been equally harsh about stopping terrorists here in the […]
Now that the election of Donald J. Trump is accomplished, the task of building a viable government has begun. As the President-elect interviews a mind boggling list of potential cabinet members, we are learning more about his real plans for our country. Some of the names are familiar, like Mitt Romney, who went from trashing […]
Now that Donald Trump has managed to gaslight his way to the presidency, he now has to start the process of actually building the team that will help him govern. Apparently that isn’t going so well. According to The Daily Beast, Trump is having a really hard time finding people to fill critical national security […]
Senator Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) sent a letter to the director of the US Citizenship and Immigration Services, a division of the Department of Homeland Security, asking him to investigate Trump’s modeling agency for immigration violations. Senator Talks About ‘Disturbing Allegations’ In a letter obtained by Mother Jones, Sen. Boxer talks about the allegations that several […]
Yesterday at a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee, we were reminded exactly why Texas Senator Ted Cruz was such a miserable failure in his bid for the 2016 GOP nomination: Because he’s a complete moron and right-wing nutjob. While Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson was testifying before the committee, Cruz kept asking why the […]
Ann Coulter and Donald Trump have a lot in common. They both think immigrants from Mexico are all coming here so they can rape and kill every gringo they lay eyes on. They both love to say ridiculous and patently false things they know will get them media coverage. And they are both heartless, soulless […]
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The face of terrorism has changed in the 13 years following the 9/11 attacks. Much like a mutant virus, terrorism evolves to counter factors that threaten it. These changes are distinct, and can be divided into three categories: changes in organization, changes in recruitment and operations, and changes in the nature and scope of attacks. […]
Netflix is great, you can catch up on all the movies and television shows you have missed for just a dollar. There is, however, a right time and a wrong time to engross you’re self in catching up on the top blockbuster hit. An OSC officer has recently reported to the Washington Post that the […]
If you’ve ever asked “What is the NSA?”, we have good news. A self-proclaimed GOP “tech strategist” has the answer.