WHY DID WE GET A SECRET INTERNET REGULATION PLAN VIA AN UNELECTED FEDERAL AGENCY? 61% Oppose Federal Regulation of the Internet. “Americans really like the online service they currently have and strongly oppose so-called ‘net neutrality’ efforts that would allow the federal government to regulate the Internet. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds […]
The Federal Communications Commission voted to uphold Net Neutrality today, guaranteeing either that Internet Service Providers can’t charge content providers different rates to transmit their data, or possibly that Freedom is Dead Forever, again. Show More Summary
The Secret Service on Tuesday announced plans for conducting drone exercises in the Washington, D.C., area, but the agency provided few details about the program and declined to answer basic questions about it. The agency’s brief announcement, just two paragraphs and 76 words long, said exercises will take place “in the coming days and weeks” in “normally […]
Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's dramatic declaration to world leaders in 2012 that Iran was about a year away from making a nuclear bomb was contradicted by his own secret service, according to a top-secret Mossad document. Show More Summary
President Obama has chosen Joseph Clancy to be the next head of the Secret Service.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz says they should have picked someone from outside the agency.
He will fill the position after four months as acting director
Here's a look at Joseph Clancy, the new director of the Secret Service.
News about the Secret Service has been pretty bad lately. A fence jumper running into the White House certainly does nothing to enhance the agency’s reputation. But in one way, the Secret Service has received a bit of a bad rap. A panel appointed to examine the agency in the wake of the September fence-jumping […]
Who is President Obama going to choose to lead the Secret Service and the agency’s efforts to repair its image?
Haven't Iran's secret services heard that Obama has pivoted to Middle Class Economics? Federal agents in Los Angeles are investigating an L.A. shipping firm and its Iranian-born owner who for years have participated in and promoted an obscure U.S. immigration...
Finally, a security breach at the White House that does not appear to be the fault of the Secret Service -this time. A drone crashed onto the grounds. Fortunately, it was harmless. That it penetrated the perimeter at all illustrates the magnitude of the responsibility the Secret Service has. Show More Summary
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An inebriated, off-duty employee for a government intelligence agency was piloting a friend's quadcopter near the White House when he lost control of the drone, he confessed to the Secret Service. The unnamed employee of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency texted friends that he feared it had crashed at the White House. Show More Summary
The employee, not being named by the Secret Service, worked for a U.S. intelligence agency. Liberaland is “like”able on Facebook Now read this:Secret Service On High Irony Alert As Drone Is Found On White House Grounds (Jan 26, 2015) Republican State Senator Says He Shouldn’t Have DUI Charge Because He’s In Office (Jan 25, 2015) [...]
"A man who says he operated a drone that crashed on the White House grounds early Monday is an employee of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, according to law enforcement officials. He told Secret Service investigators that he had been drinking at an apartment nearby before he lost control of the craft, the officials said."The NYT reports.
WAPO: Drone incident at White House highlights long-studied, still-unsolved security gap. “The intrusion by a recreational drone early Monday onto the White House lawn exposed a security gap at the compound that the Secret Service has spent years studying but has so far been unable to fix, according to several officials familiar with the concern.” […]
President Obama has come under fierce criticism over his stepped-up use of drone attacks, even drawing criticism from kill-crazy Republicans, but sometime between Sunday night and Monday morning, the tables were turned, and a drone made its way through White House air space and onto the grounds. The Secret Service discovered the device, described as [...]
A drone that crashed on the White House grounds Monday, causing a brief lockdown, was a two-foot wide remote-controlled quadcopter that is sold in stores, officials said. According to a Secret Service spokesman, a uniformed division officer stationed on the South Grounds of the complex “heard and observed” the device flying at a low altitude,…
The Secret Service has recovered a device from the White House grounds, but early indications suggest that it doesn’t pose an ongoing threat, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said.