Monday, March 22, 2010 18:14
Leads State Revolt Against Naked Body Scanners Idaho has set the example for others states to
follow in the continuing revolt against naked body scanners, by passing
a law that limits the use of the x-ray scanning devices in airports
and government buildings and also forces Homeland Security to disprove
Paul: IRS Will Steal More Money To Fund Health Care Texas Congressman Ron Paul warns that last night's passage of
the health care reform bill will prompt the government to hire thousands
of new IRS agents who will be used to steal money from taxpaying Americans
to fund the new program.
seeks US bombs for Iran attack’
As Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu plans a visit to Washington,
a report says he will ask the US to release sophisticated bombs needed
for a possible strike on Iran’s nuclear sites.
A Wikipedia entry on Force Protection Condition (FPCON) currently used
by the Department of Defense describes FPCON CHARLIE as a situation
when an instance occurs or when intelligence reports that there is terrorist
activity imminent. FPCON DELTA describes a situation when a terrorist
attack is taking place or has just occurred.
may expand use of its prison in Afghanistan The White House is considering whether to
detain international terrorism suspects at a U.S. military base
in Afghanistan, senior U.S. officials said, an option that would
lead to another prison with the same purpose as Guantanamo Bay,
which it has promised to close.
Liberties in Obama’s America
In the United States, civil liberties are seen as the province of
the left. The ACLU, the Bar Association, the Democratic Party, people
who err in favor of procedural protections for criminals and even
terrorists — this is what tends to come to mind to conservatives
who condemn civil liberties as a leftist interest, and to liberals
who celebrate it as a great anchor of their political philosophy.
His Offense: Taking
2 Seats on a Nearly Empty Train
One recent night, Ryan David LaMont settled into the wary peace
of a post-midnight journey on the No. 2 train. He was not quite
alone, since a few other people were on board, but he had rows and
rows of seats to choose from.