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Know Your Enemy Better: The Top 10 Federal Contractors of 2013

A few years ago, I shared with you patterns of connection between the Top 10 federal contractors of 2011. Let’s return to that subject with federal contracting data for 2013, released last month by the Federal Procurement Data System. The top 10 private contractors with the United States government in fiscal year 2013 were:

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Darrell Issa Inadvertently Points Out That Federal Worker Pay Has Been Cut

Republican Representative Darrell Issa has been making a big deal lately over the notion that federal worker pay has supposedly been rising from 2010 to 2012. His “infographic”:

I have no idea whether Issa’s claim is actually true, because he does not cite any source. However, even if this claim is true in the [...]

Examiner: Obama Homeland Security Prompted and Coordinated #Occupy Expulsions

Did it seem odd to you how there just happened to be mass police expulsions of protesters in the Occupy movement from occupations across the country, from Oakland to DC and many places in between?

Looks like it may not have been a coincidence after all.

Rick Ellis of the Examiner shares his conversation with [...]

Why is Ron Paul Federalizing School Contraception Policy?

“social conservatives… are better to leave the legislative remedies for important social issues at the level where they constitutionally belong, namely at the discretion of state and local officials.”

– Ron Paul, November 2008

“our founders never intended for social policy to be decided at the federal level…The notion that an all-powerful, centralized state should [...]

Strict Madisonian Ron Paul Loosens Up to Push Abortion Agenda

If Ron Paul is so darned committed to opposing any federal expenditure not specifically authorized by the Constitution, then what is he doing cosponsoring legislation that diverts federal money away from services for the poor and toward groups that try to convince women not to have abortions? Anti-abortion intervention isn’t enumerated!

Starting Today, the President Can Search Your Home, Your Car, and Your Office Unchecked. The FISA Amendments Act is the Law.

Earlier today President George W. Bush signed H.R. 6304, the FISA Amendments Act, into law. That makes today the date of enactment for the FISA Amendments Act and according to the text of the bill itself, the day of enactment is also the day the bill goes into effect as law.

That means that as [...]

Breaking: Are Cheney, Rice and Rumsfeld Getting Set to Face Felony Conspiracy Charges?

ABC broke some news yesterday that, more than any news before it, places high-ranking Bush administration officials in the center of a criminal conspiracy:

In dozens of top-secret talks and meetings in the White House, the most senior Bush administration officials discussed and approved specific details of how high-value al Qaeda suspects would be interrogated [...]