We’re Better Than This: Political Violence in America

Tom McCuin / Oct 25, 2018

We send American servicemen abroad to prevent violence from warring factions. If we won’t tolerate Afghans killing each other because they can’t agree on a president, then we ought not tolerate it here in the greatest nation on Earth.

Whistleblower Punished for Revealing Weaknesses of KILSWITCH App

Tom McCuin / Oct 23, 2018

KILSWITCH is a good idea with a bad name…and a security problem.

Native American Contracting Directs Federal Dollars Where They’re Most Needed

Tom McCuin / Oct 16, 2018

Many tribally-owned companies, Alaska Native Corporations (ANC), and Native Hawaiian Organizations (NHO) in the U.S. receive special small business breaks that allow them to funnel millions of dollars in profits back into their tribes’ education, housing, and healthcare programs. This is a win for all Americans.

Former SSCI Security Director James Wolfe Pleads Guilty to Lying to FBI

Christopher Burgess / Oct 15, 2018

James A. Wolfe, accused of sharing classified information with NYT reporter Ali Watkins, did a 180-degree turn and pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI.

New Whistleblower Protection Law Introduced in Congress

Tom McCuin / Oct 10, 2018

Last week, the Adam S. Lovinger Whistleblower Reprisal Act of 2018 was introduced in the House. This could halt the all-too-common practice of revoking the security clearances of employees who report wrongdoing.

Secretary of the Army Calls for Army Renaissance

Tom McCuin / Oct 9, 2018

Secretary of the Army Mark T. Esper delivered the keynote address at the annual meeting of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) on Monday. He used his keynote to address four main themes: readiness and lethality, modernization, doctrine, and reform.

House Staffer Arrested for Doxing Senators

Christopher Burgess / Oct 4, 2018

Jackson Cosko accessed Senate files to collect personal information on senators and then doxed them – revealing the home addresses of Sen. Mitch McConnell, Sen. Mike Lee, Sen. Orrin Hatch, and Sen. Lindsey Graham.

The Disappointing Truth about Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Rick Docksai / Oct 2, 2018

The federal government’s Public Service Loan Forgiveness has received scathing news coverage lately, and understandably so. The program has approved loan forgiveness for less than 1% of applicants – and no one knows why.