Monday, Jun 27, 2011 17:25 BST TSA
Bill Replaced With Toothless Resolution?
Thanks to the efforts of Speaker Joe Straus and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst
to sabotage a bill that would have specifically banned invasive TSA
groping in Texas, the legislation has seemingly been replaced with a
toothless resolution that does nothing to reign in the federal agency's
abuse of power and instead merely recommends that Congress takes up
the issue at the national level.
of $100 Billion Hit if U.S. Top Rating Lost
Investors in the US government bond market could face losses of up to
$100bn if the largest economy loses its triple A rating, according to
a research arm of McGraw-Hill, the parent of Standard & Poor’s.
blasts kill civilians in Afghanistan Two separate bomb blasts have killed at least seven civilians
and wounded several others in Afghanistan as security situation continues
to deteriorate in the country.
to March on Capitol Over Sabotage of TSA Groping Bill
Demonstrators led by Austin-based radio host Alex Jones will again march
on the Capitol building today to protest the sabotage of an anti-TSA
groping bill that was scheduled to receive a hearing on Friday but was
mothballed for a second time after House members failed to show for
the vote and has now been rendered almost impotent by amendments inserted
by Speaker of the House Joe Straus and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst that
have gutted the bill.
inevitable’ a country will exit euro: Soros
Billionaire investor George Soros thinks a country will eventually exit
the euro zone and urged policymakers on Sunday to come up with a “plan
B” that could rescue the European Union from looming economic
Anger: Japanese outraged with govt keeping truth in the dark
The Japanese government is starting radiation checkups for more
than two million people living near the crippled Fukushima plant.
It’s part of a long-term health monitoring programme –
launched over 3 months after the nuclear crisis started. And as
RT’s Sean Thomas reports, confusion over where’s safe
– and where isn’t – is seeing many lose trust
in the authorities.
says banks accept Greek debt rollover French banks have agreed to roll over holdings
of Greek debt for 30 years, President Nicolas Sarkozy said on Monday,
as the Greek government fought to persuade backbench rebels to back
a crucial austerity plan to avert bankruptcy.
Does The Law Serve? When
my book (with Lawrence Stratton), The Tyranny of Good Intentions,
was published, progressives and the left-wing refused to believe
that the rich suffer frame-ups from prosecutorial abuse. Their response
was that law is controlled by the rich and functions in their service.
Only the poor and minorities suffer at the hands of the law.
Heresy: From Giordano Bruno To Alex Jones
There is a constant struggle in human society between heresy and
orthodoxy, change and status quo, revolutionaries and tyrants, the
people and the establishment, reason and official dogma, common
sense and stupidity, nonconformist thought and established opinion,
truths and falsehoods, enlightenment and ignorance. US
soccer team booed in L.A. — Mexico was ‘home team’
Mexico rallies for a 4-2 win over U.S. behind overwhelming support
at Rose Bowl. In what other country would the visitors have home-field