House GOP leaders back Boebert bill defunding Biden Disinformation Board

Congresswoman Lauren Boebert led a press conference attended by Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Minority Whip Steve Scalise, Ranking Member of the Judiciary Committee Jim Jordan, GOP Conference Vice-Chair Mike Johnson, Chairman of the House Freedom Caucus Scott Perry, and Rep. August Pfluger supporting her bill to terminate the Department of Homeland Security's new Disinformation Governance Board. https://boebert.house.gov/media/oembed?url=https%3A//www.youtube.com/watch%3Fv%3DOsy0jy4xHQQ&max_width=0&max_height=0&hash=jh6I97sQh6BTEgnPIjUP5zBJhI_RHNpW7hpKafOfvTY Congresswoman Lauren Boebert said at the … Continue reading House GOP leaders back Boebert bill defunding Biden Disinformation Board

Biden may have broken this federal law by creating ‘Disinformation Board’

United States Senator Bill Hagerty (R-TN), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, sent a letter to U.S. Comptroller General Gene Dodaro at the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) seeking a determination concerning the lawfulness of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) creation of a “Disinformation Governance Board.” “I write to seek your determination regarding … Continue reading Biden may have broken this federal law by creating ‘Disinformation Board’

CDC spied on 20 million cell phones in national COVID surveillance program

On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), ranking member of the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, sent a letter to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle Walensky about the agency’s reported use of location data to monitor Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic.  A recent report revealed that CDC paid one company $420,000 to access location … Continue reading CDC spied on 20 million cell phones in national COVID surveillance program

GOA moves to uncover documents on DHS’ “Disinformation Governance Board”

Gun Owners of America (GOA) and Gun Owners Foundation (GOF) filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request Thursday with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) asking key questions in response to the Biden Administration’s plans to create a “Disinformation Governance Board.” In Congressional hearings this past April, DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas stated that DHS was … Continue reading GOA moves to uncover documents on DHS’ “Disinformation Governance Board”

Senators Introduce Legislation to Defund Biden’s Disinformation Board

Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.), Senator Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), and a group of senators introduced legislation to bar federal funds from being used to establish a Disinformation Governance Board at the Department of Homeland Security. “The idea that a ‘disinformation board’ of unelected government bureaucrats should enforce speech rules is both radical and unconstitutional. Hoosiers shouldn’t … Continue reading Senators Introduce Legislation to Defund Biden’s Disinformation Board

Boebert Introduces Bill to Terminate Homeland Security’s Disinformation Governance Board

Rep. Lauren Boebert led 61 of her colleagues in introducing the Protecting Free Speech Act to terminate the Department of Homeland Security’s Disinformation Governance Board, also known as the “Ministry of Truth”, and prohibit any federal funds from being used to establish or carry out the activities of any other entity that is substantially similar.   Congresswoman Lauren … Continue reading Boebert Introduces Bill to Terminate Homeland Security’s Disinformation Governance Board

Biden pick to lead ‘anti-disinformation’ agency prominently pushed disinformation

On Wednesday, U.S. Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), member of the Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee (HSGAC), sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, requesting information on DHS’s plans to create a “Disinformation Governance Board” to purportedly counter misinformation related to homeland security issues. “The Biden Administration has not proven … Continue reading Biden pick to lead ‘anti-disinformation’ agency prominently pushed disinformation

Institute for Justice Calls on Houston to Back Off Plan to Force Businesses to Conduct 24/7 Surveillance

The Institute for Justice (IJ) calls on Houston officials to repeal an Orwellian ordinance that requires various businesses to install surveillance cameras at their own cost and turn footage over to the police without a warrant.   The City Council passed the ordinance today by a vote of 15-1, and it will go into effect in 90 … Continue reading Institute for Justice Calls on Houston to Back Off Plan to Force Businesses to Conduct 24/7 Surveillance

Alaska politicians sued over scheme to silence critics by doxxing political donors

Two citizen advocacy groups and five Alaskans filed a federal lawsuit to stop the most anti-privacy election laws in the country. The provisions adopted by a slim margin in Ballot Measure 2 in Nov. 2020 violate the free speech and privacy rights of individuals who make certain political contributions and discourage participation in Alaska’s political … Continue reading Alaska politicians sued over scheme to silence critics by doxxing political donors

Biden Crazy ‘Billionaire Tax’ Scheme Violates Constitution

The newly released details of the White House budget for fiscal year 2023 marks a failure in spending restraint and regulatory accountability, say CEI experts. Kent Lassman, CEI President, argues that not only is the envisioned wealth tax at odds with the Constitution, it’s wrong to tax people on income they don’t have: “Such a … Continue reading Biden Crazy ‘Billionaire Tax’ Scheme Violates Constitution