Must Read- June 20, 2013: Greene Co. Budget, Obama Alerts, Taliban
Diane Feinstein, Chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, has asked the Obama administration to stop force-feeding Guantanamo detainees.
- Feinstein faults force-feeding at Guantanamo. (Politico)
- Dinae Feinstein's official letter on force-feeding. (Doc Stoc)
Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan believes our immigration system is broken and a reform bill would help the problem.
- Paul Ryan: "We need" immigration fix. (Politico)
- Paul Ryan defends immigration bill: "we're going to have a labor shortage. (Real Clear Politics)
The bipartisan Gang of Eight will add stronger border security in their immigration bill. The announcement will be made today.
- Senate agreement to bolster border security. (ABC News)
Missouri Senator McCaskill, who chose President Obama over Hillary Clinton in 2008, is now backing Clinton for the Democrat presidential candidate for 2016.
- Sen. McCaskill backs Hillary Clinton presidential bid. (USA Today)
- Former critic McCaskill pushes for Hillary Clinton 2016 bid. (CBS News)
If you are an AT&T customer, you could soon get alerts from President Obama on your phone... and you won't be able to opt out of these messages.
- AT&T to allow presidential alerts to your phone that you can't turn off. (The Daily Caller)
Greene County Budget:
Greene County Associate Commissioner, Roseann Bentley, wrote an op-ed regarding the county budget shortfalls and her thoughts.
- Financial plans not discussed. (News-Leader)
Author of the week:
Each week KSGF's Nick Reed chats with an author about their book. This week's book is a children's book about Ronald Reagan.
Karzai walked out of a meeting regarding peace talks in Afghanistan because of the friendly relationship between the US and the Taliban.
- Taliban offer to free US Soldier. (My Way)
- Afghanistan peace talks: US-Taliban meeting in quarters canceled. (The Guardian)
FBI director, Robert Mueller, admitted in hearing on Wednesday that drones are used on Americans to monitor people.
- FBI director admits domestic use of drones for surveillance. (RT)
- FBI says it uses surveillance drones on US soil. (Reuters)
The CEO of the AP told an audience at the National Press Club that the Obama Administration has scared sources into silence.
- AP boss: Sources won't talk anymore. (Politico)