Friday, November 12, 2010 18:10 DHS
May Turn To Body Scanners That Store Biometrics TSA and Homeland
Security authorities may be preparing a body scanner bait and switch,
by proposing new devices that advocates claim do not see under clothing
and do not emit dangerous radiation, yet do store a biometric record
of the person using them which would grease the skids for authorities
to track individuals in real time.
Sis Forced To Respond To Nationwide Revolt Against TSA The federal government has been forced to respond
to the accelerating backlash against new TSA measures which have outraged
the nation, with TSA Administrator John Pistole and Homeland Security
Secretary Janet Napolitano set to meet today with executives from the
travel industry and heads of pilot associations.
Our Way to Prosperity?
According to Paul Krugman, getting out of this depression is as easy
as cranking up the printing presses at the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
However, I believe, as a card-carrying member of the “Pain Caucus”
(foolishly, or maybe my motives are darker), that the government’s
current economic policies of borrowing and spending might not do anything
but dig our economic hole even deeper.
Secretly Tracks Citizens
On Oct. 3, a 20-year-old computer salesman and community college student—a
U.S. citizen born in the San Francisco area—took his car for an
oil change. His mechanic spotted an odd wire hanging from the undercarriage.
The wire was attached to a magnetic device that puzzled the mechanic.
The device was removed, images of it posted online, and help requested
in identifying it.
Abandoned: U.S. And NATO To Wage Endless War In Afghanistan The mainstream
news media and alternative sources alike have seized on a recent
revelation – though it is hardly such – published by
McClatchy Newspapers that “The Obama administration has decided
to begin publicly walking away from what it once touted as key deadlines
in the war in Afghanistan in an effort to remove emphasis from Barack
Obama’s pledge that he would begin withdrawing US forces in
Bread And Circus Society I submit that a good many in America are,
like Rome of old, carelessly frittering away their God-given liberties,
foolishly clamoring for nothing more than government handouts and
Madsen: China Fired Missile Seen In Southern California
China flexed its military muscle Monday evening in the skies west
of Los Angeles when a Chinese Navy Jin class ballistic missile nuclear
submarine, deployed secretly from its underground home base on the
south coast of Hainan island, launched an intercontinental ballistic
missile from international waters off the southern California coast.