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House Staffer is a Tax Protester?

By: David J. Herzig

Politico reported yesterday that “Isaac Lanier Avant, chief of staff to Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) and Democratic staff director for the Homeland Security Committee, allegedly did not file returns for the 2009 to 2013 tax years.” 262 more words

Why on Earth Are We Allowing the Homeland Security Department into Public High Schools?

The following is an excerpt from the new book A Curriculum of Fear by Nicole Nguyen (Minnesota Press, 2016): 

As I did most mornings in the field, I drove up to Milton High School’s faculty parking lot, passing through a barbed wire–lined chain link fence that wound its way around the school. 11,065 more words

Daily News


Earlier today, I actually attempted to share something on my Facebook – my first in four months – only because it garnered a small viral flame on Instagram. 234 more words

Border Security Is National Security

Elliser Silla, Senior Foreign Policy Editor

The US-Mexico border runs approximately 2,000 miles, stretching across varying geographical landscapes and 4 different states.  Unlike our relatively uneventful border that we share with our northern neighbor, the southern border receives a huge amount of media attention––and rightly so.   764 more words

Foreign Policy

Silicon Valley to US: Asking for foreign travelers' social media accounts creates a "chilling effect"

Asking foreign visitors for their social media handles is a violation of privacy, according to the Internet Association. The trade group represents Google, Facebook, Twitter and other tech titans. 414 more words

Base Camp Connect – Field-Deployable Interoperability Solution

Hello readers!  I wanted to make everyone aware of an incredible product out there for communications interoperability – Base Camp Connect.  This is a mobile, field-deployable interoperability platform that can bridge voice, data, and radio in minutes.  135 more words

Emergency Management

Human Trafficking in the United States

Human trafficking— using force, fraud or coercion to exploit a person for the purposes of commercial sex or to work against their will—happens in the United States. 470 more words