Monday Mar 3
Ron Paul: Defense Spending Vs. Military Spending
Last week U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel proposed an additional 40,000 reduction in active duty U.S. Army personnel, down to 450,000 soldiers.
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Sun Mar 02, 2014
Hagel's 'Defense Cuts' Are Smoke And Mirrors
Last week Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel proposed an additional 40,000 reduction in active duty US Army personnel, down to 450,000 soldiers.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Air Line Pilot
ALPA, Intl. FastRead
The National Mediation Board certified a representation election yesterday among JetBlue pilots, and today the Board sent the election notice and the voting period for March 25-April 22. In yesterday's message to JetBlue pilots, Capt.
HOH: Thinking Like a Terrorist With House Homeland Security | Madisonville
The government spends billions of dollars to find terrorists and plug leaks in the borders.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
New DHS Chief, Congress: Homeland Security should focus on border security
New Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson Wednesday agreed with members of a congressional committee that his agency needs to focus more on border security.
Air Line Pilot
ALPA News Release
ALPA Urges House Homeland Security Committee to Exercise More Oversight and Approval of Future Preclearance Facilities Overseas Potential 2nd site in Dubai would further tilt an unlevel playing field for U.S. carriers and their workers WASHINGTON, D.C.-Today, the Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l , in a letter to House Committee on Homeland ... (more)
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Electrical Construction and Maintenance
NEMA-Backed Smart Grid Study Passes House Committee
The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security has adopted an amendment that would result in a comprehensive assessment of actions necessary to expand and strengthen the capabilities of the electrical power system to prepare for, respond to, mitigate, and recover from a natural disaster or cyberattack.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
5 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Be Scared By The Plan To Downsize The Army
On Monday, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced a sweeping plan for defense policy reform, including a plank that would shrink U.S. Army active duty personnel to what the New York Times called "pre-World War II levels."
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Nanaimo Daily News
Several US cities want Guzman trial, but Justice official says no decision yet on extradition
After 13 years on the run, narrow escapes from the military, law enforcement and rivals, drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is back in Mexican custody.
Drug lord: The capture of 'El Chapo'
For 13 years Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman watched from western Mexico's rugged mountains as authorities captured or killed the leaders of every group challenging his Sinaloa cartel's spot at the top of global drug trafficking.
House panel chair seeks "El Chapo's" extradition
The chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security is encouraging Mexico's authorities to extradite drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States to ensure he remains behind bars.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
The Japan Times
Legacy of carnage and ruin
This is probably, but not certainly, the year that sees the end to the United States' three-decades-long effort to establish permanent American strategic bases in the Muslim Middle East and in Muslim Asia.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Monument Man: Thad Cochran's Unbelievable Skill for Having Federally Funded Buildings Named After Him
At a Jan. 23 fundraiser at the Whispering Woods hotel and conference center in Olive Branch, MS, a suburb of Memphis, TN, across the state line, the senior senator from Mississippi let his $500-a-plate audience know what he really wants to do: retire.
Alan Grayson Doesn't Go For The Gold
Members of Congress file periodic reports on their financial transactions as required by the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
American Departure Will Leave Behind Carnage and Ruin
A view from Observation Post Athens in Helmand province, Afghanistan, as the sun sets.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Texas must eliminate gender pay gap
In Texas, the gender pay gap is still in full force. Women in Texas made 70 cents for every dollar that men made in 2011, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Renewal Bill Sets Benchmarks for U.S. Chemical-Security Initiative
Smoke rises from a 2011 fire at a chemical processing plant in Waxahachie, Texas.
Cybercast News Service
McCaul: Syria 'Most Significant Threat' to U.S. Security
Rep. Michael McCaul , chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, says he and Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson "both agreed that Syria is probably the largest and most significant threat to the homeland security of the United States today."
Countries unite to disrupt terror threats to Olympics
U.S. authorities are working with Russia and other countries to try to disrupt possible threats related to the Sochi Olympics, in addition to the toothpaste tube terror concern, a U.S. intelligence source said.
Sun Feb 09, 2014
The Washington Post
McCaul: a High degree of probabilitya something will a detonatea near Olympics
House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul on Sunday expressed deep concern about the possibility of a terror attack near the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.