This article mirrors what Ian and Mark have been saying for several years.Read more »
"Air passengers already tolerate a large invasion of their privacy," the committee said in a report, citing pat-downs and bag searches as specific examples. "We do not feel that full body scanners add greatly to this situation."
The privacy fears raised by the deployment of full body scanners at airports are overblown, a committee of British lawmakers said Wednesday, adding that the technology was no more of a threat to passengers' rights than pat-downs or bag searches.Read more »
I'm astounded that this article appeared in Time (or at least on their website). They rationally propose the fact that college might not be for everyone, as well as talk about the underground economy:
"Faced with the burden of financing the decades-long retirement of aging boomers, many of the young embrace a new underground economy, a largely untaxed archipelago of communes, co-ops, and kibbutzim that passively resist the power of the granny state while building their own little utopias."Read more »
I'm in 9th grade at Booker High School in Sarasota, FL. In my first period class every morning over the intercom a voice says "Now, Booker High students please stand for the pledge." Well my friend and I sat, and didn't say anything. We believe the pledge is a waste of time and we have a right not to stand because of our beliefs. My teacher saw us and told us to stand, but we refused. So he pulled my friend and I out of class and scolded us "Now, I don't care what you believe in!! It's school policy to stand! SO STAND." Well I have a right not to stand.Read more »
Google has officially shut down Google.cn (the censored Chinese search engine) and is now redirecting to uncensored Hong Kong version.Read more »
f Annie does shoot her mouth off I& say something somebody doesn’t like then I’m sure charges will be brought, even if there are far worse opinions expressed in any blye collar bar on an average night in Canada & I doubt all those who express such hateful opinions will be prosecuted & so why should Ann.Read more »
Congrats to those who protested last weekend in the District of Columbia but there needs to be more protests because Bush might of gone but there are still wars raging causing disgusting consequences for all on this planet.Read more »
LOS ANGELES -- Police officers on Saturday shot and killed an unarmed (autistic) man who approached them and appeared to remove something from his waistband, authorities said.Read more »
Debt Saturation chart shows total income can no longer support total debt. In the third quarter of 2009 each dollar of debt added produced NEGATIVE 15 cents of productivity, and at the end of 2009, each dollar of new debt now SUBTRACTS 45 cents from GDP!Read more »
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