Openness & Transparency

Washington may be more secretive nowadays than at any time in recent decades. Federal policymakers have become accustomed to rationing what they release while citizens are assured that official secrecy makes them more secure. But American democracy cannot survive perpetual bipartisan coverups from the political ruling class.

read more at http://thehill.com/opinion/civil-rights/386972-washington-secrecy-is-creating-a-know-nothing-democracy

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R3publicans:  Outsourcing Intel: How Intel-for-Hire Undermines U.S. Intelligence

Despite lacking professional credentials, a commitment to public service, or the minimum amount of vetting that would go into a security clearance background check, these private-sector spies collect intelligence that is passed along and ultimately may be included in the President’s Daily Briefing.

by George Eliason

In 2016, Tim Shorrock wrote an article describing the five intelligence giants that control domestic policy, foreign policy, military, and civilian leaders with the products they sell. They create the information, analyze the information, and decide who the President of the United States will see as an enemy and who as a friend.

read more at https://www.mintpressnews.com/outsourcing-intel-how-intel-for-hire-undermines-u-s-intelligence/237586/

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Restoring Representative Government - New Group with a Mission

New group with a mission – Restoring Representative Goverment. It is a Petition group, that should be a bipartisan effort attracting support from ALL sides.  Here’s the language:

Proposed Initiative Petition in the State of Oklahoma

Each Member of the State House of Representatives OR the State Senate shall have the unobstructed Right to a final vote on passage of a minimum of one Bill. This right applies in each Regular or Special Session, provided the primary Author requests such a vote in writing.

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OK GOP Commends Legislators on “NO” Vote to Raise Taxes

Saturday, November 11, 2018, the Oklahoma Republican State Committee meeting was held in Oklahoma City. The State GOP Committee is the governing body of the Republican Party in Oklahoma. In a bold move, participants in the Oklahoma Republican State Committee meeting overwhelmingly passed a Resolution in the support of the 22 courageous state representatives that…

‘RICH DAD POOR DAD’ Author Addresses CIA Drug Smuggling Comment

Kiyosaki discusses turning down offer to fly ‘special packages’ for CIA front company

Millie Weaver | Infowars.com – JULY 2, 2017
During an interview with Infowars at the Red Pill Expo in Bozeman, MT, “Rich Dad Poor Dad” author Robert Kiyosaki confided to Millie Weaver that he “knows a little bit about the CIA” because, as a Marine pilot, he was “recruited by them to fly drugs.”

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Are They Really Out to Get Trump?

Sometimes paranoia is justified
PHILIP GIRALDI • MAY 16, 2017

Clapper Comey Brennan

President Donald Trump is not exactly known for his self-restraint. The recent firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director James Comey was not handled with any delicacy and has unleashed a firestorm of criticism coming from across the political spectrum. And since Comey’s abrupt dismissal the backstabbing has become even worse, with many coming around to the view that Trump is actually crudely threatening Comey over the issue of what might or might not have been said at dinners and meetings between the two men.

read more at http://www.unz.com/pgiraldi/are-they-really-out-to-get-trump/

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(AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

“…the voice of the people is really often the sound of money talking.” Such were the findings of researchers who recently analyzed the impact of political financing on decisions made by legislators – once again confirming that money does indeed buy influence in Washington.
By MintPress News Desk | May 8, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Public concern about the influence of money in politics has never been greater. But figuring out exactly how much money is needed to “buy” a congressional vote has been difficult to do.

read more at http://www.mintpressnews.com/surprise-surprise-new-study-finds-money-plays-major-role-influencing-dnc/227576/

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Academic Freedom: The Oklahoma Science Education Act

If our children are not taught how to participate in a robust exchange of ideas through debate and discussion, how on earth will we prepare them for adulthood. We do a grave injustice to our children if we allow them to be taught only to pass a test and not how to think through problems and to call into question the politically correct, ‘settled science’.

Coddingtons Corner: Jared Kushner — A Suspected Gangster Within the Trump White House

WAYNE MADSEN | 17.04.2017 |
Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner has emerged as a significant influence within the policy-making apparatus of the White House. After a rather public imbroglio with Trump’s strategic policy adviser Stephen Bannon over the U.S. cruise missile attack on the Shayrat airbase in Syria, Kushner is «in», as they often say in Washington, and Bannon is «out». In any case, the anti-globalist faction, which is led by Bannon, has received verbal «thumbs down» on several fronts from Trump.

Read further at http://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2017/04/17/jared-kushner-suspected-gangster-within-trump-white-house.html

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The Time for Repeal is NOW!

Freedom Caucus members have been on the front lines of opposing Obamacare since the day it was proposed. They were instrumental in turning back Republican support of the first draft of the legislation. And in the face of the threats from Congressional leadership, the Freedom Caucus boldly exercised its authority to stand firm and say ‘no’ to bad policy.