Morgan reports big jump in profits
Banking giant JP Morgan Chase reported on Friday a big jump in net profit
to 3.27 billion dollars in the fourth quarter of 2009, highlighting
renewed health in the troubled sector.
Times Square Billboard Mirrors Running Man Police State
The FBI's unveiling of a digital billboard in Times Square as part of
an effort to enlist public help in finding suspects and displaying other
"security messages" sounds like a hybrid of George Orwell's
1984 and the wacky dictatorship portrayed in the 1987 Arnold Schwarzenegger
movie The Running Man.
Watson on Alex Jones Tv: Obama’s Info Czar Sets Plan To Infiltrate
Truthers & Alex Jones Harvard law professor Cass Sunstein,
Obamas appointee to head the Office of Information and Regulatory
Affairs, outlined a plan for the government to infiltrate conspiracy
groups in order to undermine them via postings on chat rooms and
social networks, as well as real meetings, according to a recently
uncovered article Sunstein wrote for the Journal of Political Philosophy.
military mobilizes thousands for Haiti relief The U.S. military is mobilizing thousands
of soldiers, sailors and Marines along with members of the Air Force
and Coast Guard for relief efforts in Haiti. Here are the main military
components announced so far.
a U.S. Default Inevitable?
We were blindsided. We never saw it coming. So said Goldman Sachs
CEO Lloyd Blankfein of the financial crisis of 2008. He likened
its probability to four hurricanes hitting the East Coast in a single
Orwellian world for Big Brother
The Council of Europe document ‘Internet Governance and critical
Internet resources’ states (p.7) that “ . . . the Internet
of Things refers to the seamless connection of devices, sensors,
objects, rooms, machines, vehicles, etc, through fixed and wireless
Supreme Court’s Attacks on Freedom
Americans like lists. Most often, we get “Top Ten” lists,
but this book is a top dozen list, a list of the most damaging Supreme
Court decisions during and since the New Deal era.
Stop and search for children who were ’sledging downhill’
It seemed an obvious fun thing to do when their school was closed
for the day because of the weather. But when Jacob Mogre, 12, and
his friend Charlie Stakim, 11, took their sledge to a snow-covered
hill they had not reckoned with the long arm of the law.