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by Alex Abdo

August 2, 2013

In the wake of recent news that the NSA is spying on Americans, I have been particularly struck by the argument that "if you've got nothing to hide, you've got nothing to fear."

At first blush, this argument might seem sound - after all, if the government is merely conducting anti-terrorism surveillance, non-terrorists shouldn't be affected, right? But if you look more closely, you'll see this idea is full of holes. The "nothing to hide" argument mistakenly suggests that privacy is something only criminals desire. In fact, we choose to do many things in private - sing in the shower, make love, confide in family and friends - even though they are not wrong or illegal. Who would not be embarrassed if all of their most intimate details were exposed?

Hot Air

by Tina Korbe

February 16, 2012

Well, duh. What's crazy is that the administration has ever tried to say otherwise.

Fortunately, insurers aren't afraid to state the obvious. Hidden - or not-so-hidden - in the administration's insistent mandate that insurers provide coverage for contraception to the employees of religiously-affiliated organizations is a very real cost.

F-Secure Weblog

by Mikko

March 13, 2013

Once again, The Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto delivers impressive research into surveillance done with trojans and backdoors. They have today released a report called You Only Click Twice: FinFisher's Global Proliferation

dailyfinance.com

by Mitch Lipka

July 17, 2014

People who bought electronic devices from 1998 to 2002 can get some cash back from firms that fixed prices for memory. And all it takes is your memories.

Walking past a penny on the sidewalk is one thing. But dashing past $10 or more is quite another. Millions of Americans who bought electronic devices more than a decade ago could be due some cash because a bunch of companies were accused of colluding in the memory module market. The $310 million Dynamic Random Access Memory settlement sets a low bar for consumers who believe they're eligible to collect their share of the settlement, a minimum of $10.

AlterNet

by Victor Navasky

September 2, 2004

The reading of the U.S. Constitution turns out to be a rousing crowd pleaser.

The last time I read the U.S. Constitution all the way through was almost fifty years ago, when I was a student at Swarthmore College. My roommate Marc Merson and I were at work on a one-act play (United We Stood); its premise was that an English literature professor had stumbled on the fact that the founding fathers had inadvertently signed the wrong document.

worldtruth.tv

September 19, 2012

Nanotechnology is measured in billionths of a meter, encompassing all aspects of life from food to medicine, clothing, to space. Imagine hundreds of microcomputers on the width of a strand of hair programmed for specific tasks....in your body. Sound good?

Engineering at a molecular level may be a future corporations' dream come true, however, nano-particles inside your body have few long-term studies especially when linked to health issues. Despite this new huge income-generating field there is a growing body of toxicological information suggesting that nanotechnology when consumed can cause brain damage (as shown in largemouth bass), and therefore should undergo a full safety assessment. It is possible for nano-particles to slip through the skin, suggestive of a potential unnatural interaction with the immune system, or when micro particles enter the blood-stream. Some sunscreens on the shelf today, for instance, have nano-particles that might be able to penetrate the skin, move between organs, with unknown health effects. Nano-particles in cosmetics have few regulations done by FDA. Regulators are proposing that food companies that want to use tiny engineered particles in their packaging may have to provide extra testing data to show the products are safe.

blogsensebybarb.wordpress.com

by Gerard W. Gawalt

February 24, 2012

The ruthless, supremely committed element of radical Islam we face today are not new to the United States of America.

More than two hundred years ago the newly established United States faced Muslim pirates that were the scourge of the Mediterranean Sea and a significant area of the North Atlantic. Their practice was to attack any and every ship and ransom the captives. Pirate ships and crews from the North African states of Tripoli, Tunis, Morocco, and Algiers (the Barbary Coast) became the extortionists of the seas and presented a radically different threat to the young American nation.

reason.com

by Brian Doherty

August 28, 2012

Remember all that brouhaha over Ron Paul needing five states to nominate him, according to the old "Rule 40"?

Well, today six states (or entities with delegations) tried to nominate him--Nevada, Iowa, Oregon, Minnesota, Alaska and the Virgin Islands. What happened then? A rule change was adopted saying you need eight. Sorry Ron!

vineyardsaker.blogspot.com.br

August 7, 2014

Russia is introducing a full 12 months embargo on the import of beef, pork, fruits and vegetables, poultry, fish, cheese, milk and dairy products from the European Union, the United States, Australia, Canada and the Kingdom of Norway.

Russia is also introducing an airspace ban against European and US airlines that fly over our airspace to Eastern Asia, namely, the Asia-Pacific Region and is considering changing the so-called Russian airspace entry and exit points for European scheduled and charter flights. Furthermore, Russia is ready to revise the rules of using the trans-Siberian routes, and will also discontinue talks with the US air authorities on the use of the trans-Siberian routes. Finally, starting this winter, we may revoke the additional rights issued by the Russian air authorities beyond the previous agreements. This is such an interesting and major development that it requires a much more subtle analysis than just the crude calculation of how much this might cost the EU or US. I will attempt no such calculation, but instead I would point out the following elements...

Michelle Malkin

by Michelle Malkin

November 8, 2012

This is just the beginning.

In case you missed it, Boeing announced massive layoffs and facilities closures yesterday. More: Small business owners are dropping the axe as they brace for the costs and burdens of Obamacare. In case you missed it, I reported on Obama's layoff bomb last week...

      
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