Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) wants to keep the prosecution of sexual assault cases within the chain of command. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) wants the cases to be referred immediately to the JAG Corps. Given some commanders’ penchant for protecting the reputation of their own commands, where would you rather these cases go?
After reading his own opening statement, House Oversight Committee Chairman, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Cal.) got so ticked that embattled former IRS official, Lois Lerner, was continuing to invoke her Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination, that he adjourned the hearing.
Blurred lines between secrets and discretion is the problem for the #NSA #Snowden
“Well the protester I think is a very powerful thing. It’s basically a mechanism of democracy that, along with capitalism, scientific innovation, those things have built the modern world. And it’s wonderful that the new tools have empowered that protestor…