Freedom of Information Act

The Pentagon Warns Of Looming Dystopian Future For "Megacities"

According to a startling Pentagon video obtained via FOIA request, the future of global cities will be an amalgam of “Escape from New York” and “Robocop” with brutal and anarchic supercities filled with gangs of youth-gone-wild, a restive underclass, criminal syndicates, and bands of malicious hackers... without the US Army to save them.

Germany Imports Child Marriage

The true number of child marriages in Germany is believed to be much higher than the official statistics suggest because many are being concealed. In May, an appeals court in Bamberg recognized the marriage of a 15-year-old Syrian girl to her 21-year-old cousin. The ruling effectively legalized Sharia child marriages in Germany.

Why Is Hillary Clinton Always Hiding Something?

One of the more disturbing revelations from this year’s U.S. presidential election, has been Hillary Clinton’s compulsive propensity to hide all sorts of things from the American public. While we appreciate one’s right to privacy as much as the next person, if you want to run for President of these United States, transparency and engagement with the public should be a top priority and requirement.

Boeing Gets "Mind-Boggling" $2 Billion Bonus Despite Failed Missile Defense System Tests

From 2002 through early last year, the Pentagon conducted 11 flight tests of the nation's homeland missile defense system. The interceptors failed to destroy their targets in six of the 11 tests -- a record that has prompted independent experts to conclude the system cannot be relied on to foil a nuclear strike by North Korea or Iran. Yet, as The LA Times reports, over that same time span, Boeing, the Pentagon's prime contractor, collected nearly $2 billion in performance bonuses for a job well done...

'Open The Books' Exposes The Sham That Is The Illinois State Budget

It’s been two years since Illinois state government had a full-year budget. Now, more than 70,000 vendors are owed $8.2 billion. Yet, despite the legislative deadlock and seemingly fiscal insolvency, more than $50 billion in state payments flowed to providers and other entities in FY2016. So, who actually got paid and for how much while others waited in the long line of unpaid bills?