Finally responding to the harsh public backlash, the Transportation Security Administration is looking to find an alternative to the enhanced pat-downs that are typically a secondary screening technique in the event that airport scanners detect anything. Though the new measures being considered would apply solely to travelers who pass through body scanners, the TSA’s attempt to implement different procedures is indicative that some of the oppositional efforts against the overreaching federal agency may be working.
Politico is one of the few mainstream media outlets to cover the upcoming Bilderberg Conference set to take place in Chantilly, Virginia. Unfortunately, Politico used the opportunity to smear those who stand opposed to the Bilderberg Group as "conspiracy theorists."
Despite the increasing examples of the Transportation Security Administration's unconstitutional intrusion into the lives of American citizens, leading to a harsh public outcry for the elimination of the agency, U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Ala.) contends that the TSA should get "smarter, leaner, and tougher" in order to avoid a repeat of the 9/11 attacks.
According to U.S. Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro, America is now fully prepared for a military strike on Iran. Unbeknownst to Shapiro, his remarks were recorded and aired on Israeli television on Wednesday night, though the comments were not meant to be heard by the general public.
According to the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the Department of Homeland Security will be collecting DNA samples from its suspects over the age of 14.
Ron Paul announced on Monday that the focus of his campaign for the remainder of the race will be the delegate strategy. Unfortunately, the campaign seems to have resigned itself to the inevitability that Mitt Romney will secure the GOP nomination, and hopes to secure enough delegates to help rewrite Republican Party rules and the party platform at the August convention.
In a controversial move, Russia and the United States will begin their first joint anti-terror military exercises on American soil shortly at Ft. Carson in Colorado.
Judge Walter Schwarm rules there is enough evidence to send police officers Manuel Ramos and Jay Cicinelli to trial for the death of homeless schizophrenic man, Kelly Thomas.
When the UN’s James Anaya visited the United States for a 12-day tour to assess whether the United States was progressing with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, he declared that the United States should return Mt. Rushmore to the Native Americans.
Organized opposition groups plan protests for Bilderberg meeting in Chantilly, Virginia, at the end of May.