A Canadian conservative is one who believes in limited government and that the government should stay out of our wallets and out of our bedrooms.
The only reason she got the job in the first place was because the Obama Administration wanted to be able to say that they appointed the "first female head of the secret service."
"Men did not love Rome because she was great. She was great because they had loved her." -- G.K. Chesterton
Even otherwise, it's O's call as to what level of security he deems appropriate.
It's no one's business but his--although it's supposed to be our house, he's in charge there (even if he's subordinate to lobbyists).
Pierson getting the axe (or resigning) was a given.... I'm just hoping the administration is going to be looking at the 2nd and 3rd in command as well. There is a culture issue in the SS and it needs to change from the top down.
“I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on what’s being proposed here, he’d agree with it. He would agree that the First Amendment cannot be absolute.” - Chuck Schumer (D). Yet, Madison and Mason wrote the Bill of Rights, according to Sheila Jackson Lee, 400 years ago. Yup, it's a fact.
Only an idiot would think otherwise.
Read the news.Why is it obvious? What evidence is there to support that assertion?
You don't do all of those things at once unless you have violent intentions.According to the indictment, Gonzalez was apprehended inside the White House, where Secret Service agents found "a black folding knife" inside his front right pants pocket. Police found "hundreds of rounds of ammunition, both in boxes and in magazines, two hatchets, and a machete" inside his car.
The only thing that is horrifying is your radical anti-government stances matched with naivete.Your inability to judge based on real results instead of a Nazi-like beat-everyone-up-that-enters-the-WH world view is horrifying.
"We all of us know down here that politics is a tough game. And I don't think there's any point in being Irish if you don't know that the world is going to break your heart eventually."-Daniel Patrick Moynihan, December 5, 1963