*Thursday afternoon, CPAC hosted a panel on GOP outreach into minority communities. The panel included Virginia Senate candidate Ed Gillespie and a panel of Republican political strategists: Jason Roe, Elroy Sailor, and Robert Woodson
We’ve been fans of alicublog writer Roy Edroso for years. Is there anyone who understands the angst of conservatives better than Roy? He’s our man on the ground at CPAC — ED I asked Howard “Cowboy” Wooldridge, co founder of LEAP, or Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, about the “Rocky Mountain High” conference the day before on drug laws, in which a roomful of professed conservatives seemed eager to free the weed.
By Eric Beech WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. judge has thrown out a fine by the Federal Aviation Administration against the operator of a small commercial drone, a decision that could open up the nation’s skies to more unmanned-aircraft flights.
The U.S. aviation agency said Friday it will appeal the dismissal of a $10,000 fine it imposed on a Swiss entrepreneur who flew a drone over a college campus to make a commercial. Enthusiasts of the unmanned aircraft are closely following Raphael Pirker’s case, which they say could shape the development of small drones for civilian use — for instance in newsgathering or for wildlife protection
Democratic party staffers for the Senate Intelligence Committee obtained secret documents related to a damning report against the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) three years before the agency noticed and demanded their return, McClatchy Newspapers reported on Friday.