"A small town in Massachusetts says it is “opting out” of a federal law that allows the indefinite detention of U.S. citizens without trial.
The city of Northampton on Thursday passed a strongly worded resolution (PDF) to protest provisions of the federal government’s National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which even President Barack Obama said he had “serious reservations” about signing."Read more »
Slab City...is a squatters' camp deep in the badlands of California's poorest county, where the road ends and the sun reigns. These days, their numbers are growing thanks to a modest influx of recession refugees...attracted by do-it-yourself, rent-free living beyond the reach of electricity, running water and the law. Last Free Place in America" lives up to its nickname.Read more »
It's all about keeping us safe, not just obedient right? An unintended consequence of the extra security theater will likely be the deaths of far more people who decide to drive while the naked scanners and gropings will do nothing to keep us safe.Read more »
The backlash continues over those new TSA screening measures, and now one Central Florida airport has decided to go with a private security screening firm.
Orlando Sanford International Airport has decided to opt out from TSA screening.Read more »
"Full body scanners and enhanced pat downs in private rooms are fueling anger among air travelers in the US. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is coming in for severe criticism while passengers are planning a boycott of the scans on Nov. 24 - traditionally the busiest travel day of the year."Read more »
The degradations of passing through full-body scanners that provide naked pictures of you to Transportation Security Administration agents may not mean that the terrorists have won -- but they do mark victories for a few politically connected high-tech companies and their revolving-door lobbyists.Read more »
Reddit Rebels Against TSA - Operation Grab Ass. Redditors take up resistance against new TSA measuresRead more »
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