Clayton Seymour, a Navy vet, was outraged to discover that his Freedom of Information Act request to the NSA to see his file was rejected because telling him what information they'd gathered in secret would expose their secret information-gathering techniques. Obama's 2009 Executive Order 13526 requires all government agencies to make all records public, other than in exceptional circumstances. The NSA has effectively crammed all of its information into an exceptional circumstance because to disclose anything would lead to disclosure of its methods. This is the basis on which it is rejecting all FOIA requests.
Awarding the world's largest sporting event to authoritarian emirate Qatar was a disaster from the outset. Countless slaves died building the air-conditioned stadiums (BBC), it isn't safe there for travelers, especially people whose social media identifies them as LGBTQ, and local officials are content to be filmed threatening journalists covering the tournament. And now, two… READ THE REST
On September 3, 2022, Las Vegas Review-Journal reporter Jeff German was found stabbed to death outside of his house. Much of German's work involved deep and intricate investigations into the city's criminal empires — he wrote the 2009 book Murder in Sin City: Death of a Casino Boss, and most recently hosted the Review-Journal's true… READ THE REST
What does a multi-millionaire professional football quarterback, a former professional wrestler, a horse farm and a volleyball complex have in common? Well, in Mississippi, the poorest state in the U.S., where the capital city is experiencing a water crisi, all of these entities received money from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) fund. How… READ THE REST
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We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. The holiday season is in full swing, and now's your last chance to get gifts in time! That's why you should consider giving a special someone in your life the EP Light Galaxy… READ THE REST
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