Monday, November 15, 2010 18:30 TSA
Caves On Molesting Pilots TSA Administrator
John Pistole told CNN's John Roberts this morning that the feds were
looking at changing pat down procedures for pilots, a first indication
that the government is beginning to back down in the face of a nationwide
backlash against naked body scanners and intrusive airport groping measures.
of Duty: Black Ops Shows Good Guys Using Torture We’ve covered the ongoing link between popular
video game series Call of Duty and the use of torture against enemies
in length before. The newest edition of the series, with a plot that
heavily involves biochemical engineering (bio-weapons), features a scene
where you torture someone by sticking a shard of glass in their mouth
and punching them repeatedly.
Security Trying To Shut Down Air Travel? Could there be another purpose behind invasive
airport security measures that have caused national outrage and led
to large numbers of Americans refusing to fly? By making air travel
more and more uncomfortable, authorities are killing two birds with
one stone - training people to submit to tyranny while also restricting
air travel, something the climate change lobby is aggressively pushing
Needs Rule Of Law—But So Does U.S.
Ten years of rule by the Bush and Obama regimes have seen the collapse
of the rule of law in the United States. Is the American media covering
this ominous and extraordinary story? No the American media is preoccupied
with the rule of law in Burma (Myanmar).
spending, collapse of US empire The military industrial complex continues to
rev its engine even as the US economy continues to struggle. Pro-defense
Republicans are already shouting to use their party’s newfound
legislative power to boost the Pentagon budget. Paul Craig Roberts points
out that the government only cares about the military industrial complex
and lacks compassion for its people.
Internet censorship bill be pushed through lame-duck Congress?
A bill giving the government the power to shut down Web sites that host
materials that infringe copyright is making its way quietly through
the lame-duck session of Congress, raising the ire of free-speech groups
and prompting a group of academics to lobby against the effort.
families increasingly refusing vaccinations
Educated Americans with private insurance plans are becoming increasingly
less prone to vaccinate their children, according to this year’s
annual State of Health Care Quality report released by the National
Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).
Yemen, and the Great Game In the wake of numerous reported terror
attacks, officials now proclaim that Yemen to be a new “axis
of terror”. The Al-Qaeda splinter group, Al-Qaeda in the Arabian
Peninsula (AQAP) and US-born cleric Anwar Al-Awlaki are the targets
of a new “war on terrorism” escalation.
at War: The Missing Election Issue Americans have voted, and voted for change.
Real change. Yet the most important area requiring change is one
that received virtually no attention on the campaign trail: foreign
Last week, the new House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.)
met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in New York City
to privately discuss U.S. sanctions against Iran, U.S.-Palestinian
relations, the United Nations, the Republican smackdown in the recent
election, and various subjects dealing with Israel and America’s