Wed, 20 Feb 2019

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  • Fourth of July & the Beginnings of the United States

    Today is the Fourth of July, a day marked with celebrations featuring fireworks, barbecues and beer. The day commemorates the signing of a document that informed Britain that the American colonies no longer recognized the rule of the Crown and were declaring their sovereignty. What lead the Founding Fathers to declare independence needs to be understood by modern Americans.


  • DHS Developed ERAD Device Used by Law Enforcement to Seize Your Money

    Follow Michael on Twitter. Jerod MacDonald-Evoy & Jason Hernandez contributed to this report.OKLAHOMA – The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety recently were forced to stop using 16 devices used to scan and seize money from debit cards without victims being convicted or even charged with a crime. The public outcry forced the this department to cease use pending further review and training. ERADs remain in use by law enforcement across the United States.

    The technology, “Electronic Recovery and Access to Data” or ERAD, was originally developed by the Department of Homeland Security through the Science and Technology Directorate’s First Responder



  • Former DEA Supervisor and Employee Lied About Strip Club Ownership

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    NEW YORK — An investigation by the FBI, IRS and Office of the Inspector General found two DEA employees had lied about their ownership of a strip club in New Jersey, according to an OIG press update.

    David Polos, 51, was formerly an Assistant Special Agent-in-Charge with the DEA and supervised the Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Strike Force. Glen Glover, 45, worked as a DEA Information Technology specialist who assisted in narco trafficking investigations domestically and abroad.

    The two men were found to have lied about their ownership of a New Jersey


  • U.S. and Asia-Pacific Partners Meet to Discuss China and North Korea

    A detailed map of disputes in the South China Sea. Image via Wikipedia.

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    WASHINGTON — United States Defense Secretary Ash Carter met with the defense leaders of several nations from the Asia-Pacific region to discuss a myriad of issues including, disputes in the South China Sea and North Korean aggression, according to a Department of Defense press release.

    The meeting was part of an annual summit called the Shangri-La Dialogue, formerly known as the Asia Security Summit, which began in 2002 and was started by the UK based International Institute for Strategic Studies.

    Carter, along with


  • National Guard Spy-planes Operating in Violation of Federal Code

    Credit: Jake Melampy

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    Updated June 2nd to separate the article from it’s parent (which was published March 3rd) and to include new documents & graphics.

    Aerial surveillance is not only being conducted by law enforcement, DHS, DEA, FBI (and others) but also the military. The National Guard is operating a fleet of highly capable C-26 surveillance aircraft. “Air Cerberus Inc” is a non-existent company used solely for the purposes of registering seven aircraft. The company quite clearly traces back to the National Guard Bureau headquarters. A spy-plane belonging to the National Guard was active recently circling