DEA Repeatedly Covered Up Massive Surveillance Program

By: Monday August 5, 2013 9:35 am

This is a truly scary story about the Drug Enforcement Administration engaged in potentially serious constitutional violations. From Reuters: A secretive U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration unit is funneling information from intelligence intercepts, wiretaps, informants and a massive database of telephone records to authorities across the nation to help them launch criminal investigations of Americans. Although [...]

Democrats on Super Committee Offer to Cut Medicare Benefits

By: Wednesday October 26, 2011 11:03 am

According to exclusive reporting from Reuters the Democrats on the Super Committee are offering to cut Medicare and Medicaid benefits as part of a roughly $3 trillion grand bargain, which would well exceed the $1.2 trillion minimum goal the committee is tasked with meeting. From Reuters: It calls for between $200 billion and $300 billion [...]

WellPoint Targets Breast Cancer Patients for Recision

By: Thursday April 22, 2010 9:00 am

Federal investigators have told Reuters that WellPoint, the country’s largest insurance company, is using an algorithm to target women with breast cancer for the express purpose of dropping their coverage. Murray Waas writes that WellPoint “specifically targeted women with breast cancer for aggressive investigation with the intent to cancel their policies”: None of the women [...]

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