A former FBI translator is blowing the whistle on a vast criminal conspiracy linking high-ranking U.S. government officials to Eurasian and Middle Eastern espionage activity in the United States. Sibel Edmonds, founder of the National Security Whistleblower's Coalition, recently testified in a case before the Ohio Elections Commission and in an interview with the American Conservative, revealing shocking details involving both Bush and Obama administrations.
U.S. military commander for Afghanistan General Stanley McCrystal told CBS's 60 Minutes that the situation in Afghanistan is worsening. Asked if things are worse or better than he expected, he said in the television news show aired September 27: “They're probably a little worse.... In some areas the breadth of the violence, the geographic spread of violence … are a little more than I would have gathered."
The House of Representatives passed a temporary spending bill on September 25 to keep the federal government in business through October. In order to avoid a government shutdown, the Senate must now approve the measure before the new fiscal year starts on October 1.
While American taxpayers spend billions on efforts to stamp out opium crops in Afghanistan, coca plants in Colombia, and all manner of illegal drugs here at home, police in Keene, New Hampshire, this week have been quietly observing groups of marijuana rights advocates lighting up their illegal joints in the downtown Central Square without making any arrests.