SWIFT Alternatives, Audit the Fed Again, Good News Grab Bag

Welcome to New World Next Week – the video series from Corbett Report and Media Monarchy that covers some of the most important developments in open source intelligence news. This week: Story #1: Russia, China In Talks to Make SWIFT Alternative Apple Pay to Invade China With Help From UnionPay Flashback: Belgian PM Calls Out […]

Eric Holder Wants Gun Owners to Wear Tracking Bracelets

Attorney General Eric Holder says that gun owners in the United States could eventually be forced to wear RFID tracking bracelets.  In fact, in recent testimony in front of Congress he gave the impression that this was something that the Obama administration has been thinking about for quite a long time.  Holder seems to think […]

Congress Did Something So Spectacularly Creepy That It's Too Unbelievable To Make Up

On the House floor, Congressman Chris Van Hollen decided to get a clarification on the rules of the shutdown. Apparently, normally any congressperson can call for a vote on any bill at any time. But just before the shutdown happened, the GOP quietly passed a measure that said only House Majority Leader Eric Cantor can […]

Obama Doesn't Need Permission from Congress to Wage War

Leon Panetta told the senator Sessions and the Senate Armed Services Committee that he and the Obama administration don’t need congressional approval to start wars but rather all he needed was NATO to “make the decision to go in”. He makes the statement while a smug general sits behind him in the senate sneering at […]