Secret Service Director Mark Sullivan is retiring this month after 30 years with the agency.
Sullivan is stepping down less than a year after the agency became embroiled in a prostitution scandal, which involved 13 agents and officers in Cartegena, Colombia ahead of a visit by President Obama.
Sullivan, who has served as director of the agency since 2006, was called to testify on the scandal before Congress last year. His retirement [...]
July 07, 2012 “Foreign Policy” — Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the former top commander of international forces in Afghanistan, said this week that the United States should bring back the draft if it ever goes to war again.
“I think we ought to have a draft. I think if a nation goes to war, it shouldn’t be solely be represented by a professional force, because it gets to be unrepresentative of the [...]
Their professional tone and actions are what is consistent with what I would want to see in successful ventures. This is an area Andrea Rossi has a ways to go, who in my personal interactions, do reflect a sincere, well meaning person. Time will tell for both him and Defkalion.
If their device(s) performs as they indicate, they shouldn’t have any problems with money! The networks and interested companies [...]
By GLENN THRUSH |
4/5/12 6:39 PM EDT
The staffer for DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz who posted the controversial ‘Jewbag’ photo on her Facebook page in 2006 is no anonymous aide — but the daughter of Mark and Nancy Gilbert, two major Florida donors who have raised more than $500,000 for theObama campaign.
Danielle “Dani” Gilbert, according to party sources, was tapped by Wasserman Schultz to serve as a liaison to the Jewish community, even though party [...]
Frustrated at “media circus” response overshadowing issue of government intrusion
October 27, 2011
The woman who was subjected to a humiliating experience at the hands of the TSA when a screener left a note commenting on a sex toy in her luggage, says she is disappointed with the response the incident has received.
As we reported earlier this week, not satisfied with fumbling through Americans’ private possessions, one TSA screener saw fit [...]
Gov. Hickenlooper statement on Occupy Denver
DENVER — Friday, Oct. 14. 2011 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today released this statement about the events last night in Lincoln Park in downtown Denver:
“The First Amendment and the rights it guarantees for free speech and assembly are critical to our democracy. These rights are what set the United States above all other nations. We also have rules and laws that must [...]
I know many people who would be prompted to flee at the prospect of an Obama speech. But were words from the World’s Greatest Orator really responsible for Maryland residents threatened by Hurricane Irene to follow evacuation orders? Yes, according to Dem Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley.
Clearly in full federal suck-up mode, O’Malley also spoke of the “new professionalism” at FEMA and even claimed that the [...]
CHICAGO (CBS) — A former Chicago cop now serving and protecting in Denver was caught on tape ripping the officers who arrested him for driving under the influence.
He told them: That’s not the way it’s done in Chicago.
In February 2010, Denver police officer Jesse Sandoval crashed his own personal car. When officers in another jurisdiction arrested him, he berated them for 40 minutes, insinuating it wouldn’t [...]
Washington, D.C. – The same organization that challenged NOAA to bragging rights for the best hurricane forecast last year using a trained chimp armed only with a pair of dice and a craps table is challenging the agency again: This time by putting two fifth graders up against the multi-billion-dollar federal agency.
“NOAA may have beaten our trained chimp, Dr. Hansimian, last year,” said David [...]
By Steve Adams
The mobile workforce is expected to grow to 1.2 billion people (one-third of the existing global workforce) by 2013, according to IDC Research. For those of us who work from home or know someone who does, itâ€™s easy to see why. Being a remote worker has a lot of benefits â€“ little or no commuting time, the ability to time shift when needed, keeping a [...]