In a letter published in Foreign Affairs, the official journal of the Council on Foreign Relations, Senator Carl Levin claims that the NDAA only reaffirms existing law and that America is safer since its enactment.
When most Americans think of surveillance drones, it conjures up an image of a Predator drone in a far-off land unleashing a missile against a terrorist suspect. The last thing they think of is a flying surveillance vehicle over their own city. But an increasing number of federal, state, county and municipal police departments are purchasing drone surveillance vehicles of one sort or another to watch Americans. And a few have even discussed arming the drones.
In April the Senate voted to pump $11 billion into the insolvent Postal Service to keep it afloat for a little while longer.
Eric Holder invoked the George Zimmerman case during a speech before the NAACP’s Detroit chapter on Sunday.
The Republican National Committee and the Romney 2012 campaign have opened a joint fundraising account called Romney Victory, Incorporated.
While politics have kept Obama from officially supporting same-sex marriage, he has sent others to do it for him, most recently Vice President Biden.