'Stop This BLATANT CENSORSHIP': The Poor, Confused Souls Sending Their YouTube Complaints to the FCC

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC), which oversees telecommunications like radio, TV, and the internet in the U.S., doesn’t regulate content on online platforms like YouTube. But that hasn’t stopped people from sending complaints about the video site to the federal agency—and they’re every bit as unhinged as…

FOIA Researchers Are Targeting a Shadowy FBI Program Called 'Gravestone'

If you’re the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), tasked with rapidly uncovering plots involving terrorism and cybercrime, you want access to as much intelligence as you can get your hands on. After all, your successes are rarely rewarded with a ticker-tape parade, but when you fail, well, there’s lots of…

9 Horror Stories From People Who Had Their Electronic Devices Searched at the Border

Traveling to the United States can be a huge hassle. Even if you’re an American citizen, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) can pull you aside for extensive and invasive “secondary screening.” And by all accounts, this process has gotten worse since Donald Trump was elected. But it was horrible even before Trump…

Newly Declassified Document About Spy Satellites on the Space Shuttle Leaves the Sexy Bits To Your Imagination

What’s the first thing you think about when you think of NASA’s space shuttle program? Sally Ride? Spinning in microgravity? The Challenger explosion? That episode of the Simpsons? You might not think about the US military and intelligence community launching spy satellites, but you should. NASA’s shuttles were…

Our $5 Billion Satellite Spy Agency Can't Hire a Sign Language Interpreter Because of Trump's Hiring Freeze

They’re in charge of keeping an eye on the entire planet with the most advanced imaging technology in the world, and they have an estimated annual budget of at least $5 billion. But right now they have a position for a sign language interpreter that they’re not allowed to fill. Why? Because Donald Trump’s federal…

What Is The Federal Reserve Trying to Hide About Donald Trump's Relationship With Reptilians?

It’s safe to say that conspiracy theories are officially mainstream. The president of the United States tweets out a new one every week. But perhaps no civilian government agency has been the target of more conspiracy theories over the past few decades than the Federal Reserve, established in 1913 to oversee monetary…

George H.W. Bush Wrote a Letter to Donald Trump During the Central Park Jogger Case

Back in May of 1989, President George H. W. Bush wrote a letter to Donald Trump. Bush’s letter was meant to congratulate Trump for being named “Man of the Year” by the Police Athletic League of New York. It was right in the middle of the Central Park Jogger case, and an early draft of the letter seems to hint at how…