JBS CEO Art Thompson's weekly news video update for Aug. 5 - 11, 2013.

A report reveals that members of Congress who voted to extend the NSA's surveillance activities received more than twice the defense industry donations of those who voted to end the action.

Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) announces he is proud to stand with Rand Paul in the latter's feud with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.

President Barack Obama is preparing to expand the scope of the already global drone warfare, increasing deployment in Africa, Asia, and South America.

A verdict has been reached in the court martial of Bradley Manning, but the judge will wait until Tuesday to announce her decision on whether the Army PFC violated the Espionage Act and aided foreign terrorist groups when he released more than 700,000 classified documents for publication on the whistleblower website Wikileaks in 2010.

The California State Senate Appropriations Committee is scheduled to vote on a bill to partially nullify the indefinite detention provisions of the NDAA.

Yemen’s president pardoned a journalist whom Obama kept from being pardoned in 2011 for reporting the truth about a US attack on Yemeni civilians.

In order to conduct its massive surveillance of data, the NSA taps directly into the world's network of undersea fiber-optic cables that carry electronic communications.

Radley Balko's book Rise of the Warrior Cop could have been titled The Emergence of SWAT Teams and their Takeover of Local Law Enforcement.

It was affirmed on Friday that the NSA will continue to collect phone records of millions of Americans.

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