Obama administration defends phone record seizure, does not confirm Verizon report

Copied from WND.Com Under a top-secret court order issued in April, Verizon is required to hand over the phone records of some American customers to the National Security Agency. NBC’s Chuck Todd reports and NBC counterterrorism analyst Michael Leiter discusses the implications. By Matthew DeLuca and Alastair Jamieson, NBC News An Obama administration official defended… Read More

IRS Official in Charge During Tea Party Targeting Now Runs Health Care Office

Copied from WND.comBy John Parkinson@jparkABCSteven Portnoy@stevenportnoyMay 16, 2013 6:15pmThe Internal Revenue Service official in charge of the tax-exempt organizations at the time when the unit targeted tea party groups now runs the IRS office responsible for the health care legislation.Sarah Hall Ingram served as commissioner of the office responsible for tax-exempt organizations between 2009 and… Read More

Massachusetts school board wants to boot federal regulations

Copied from WND.comMassachusetts school board wants to boot federal regulationsAsks for law that would make school accountable for state standardsPublished: 02/06/2011 at 8:49 PMA Massachusetts school committee is working with a state lawmaker on a proposal that would allow the district to keep Massachusetts’ education standards – and opt out of the state Board of… Read More