In response to the escalating chaos in the Middle East as a result of U.S. foreign policy, the Obama administration and the neo-conservative wing of the Republican Party are pushing for still more war and further foreign interventionism.
The part-time Helmetta, New Jersey policeman who said he didn't have to follow the Constitution if Obama doesn't obey it — as revealed in a viral Internet video — has resigned, according to a report in a central New Jersey newspaper.
When Texas Governor Rick Perry announced on July 21 that he would send 1,000 Texas National Guard troops to the Mexican border to deal with the massive wave of illegal immigration by children, he received national attention. But the National Guard is only one of several resources Texas is using to counter the border crisis.
A new source of information for investigative reporter Glenn Greenwald has revealed that the federal government's spy agencies are now tracking more than one million people and have partnered with state governments to scoop up driver's license pictures for their databases.