CNET learns the FBI is quietly pushing its plan to force surveillance backdoors on social networks, VoIP, and Web e-mail providers, and is asking Internet companies not to oppose a law making those backdoors mandatory.
We are now one month into the anticipated year of 2012, and the dreaded term “conspiracy theory” appears to be more prevalent. A conspiracy theory relates to a secret group or organization working together to craft an unlawful or harmful plan.
The recent wave of crack-downs on occupations across the country should have journalists asking serious questions: Why are these cities using such similar tactics? Where is all the money coming from? Why are defense contractors infiltrating and monitoring occupations, and who is paying their bills? Why is all this quicky legislation being passed across the country by bodies that heretofore seemed paralyzed?
Title: UCB Milk Sampling Results Source: UCBDepartment of Nuclear Engineering Date: Feb 6, 2012 2/6/2012 (2:31pm): A new milk sample has been measured, this one with a best-by date of 2/16/2012. The results are posted to the milk sample page.
This week in Occupy, the fallout from #J28 continued, Chicago and Charlotte enacted legislation in an attempt to stave off the wave of occupiers expected there this summer, and some occupations were forced to regroup after a number of prominent encampments are routed.
COMMENTARY | I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but it's my bet we Americans will be at war with Iran within one year. Of all the things I've ever stated publicly, this is one I wish I were wrong about.
Defense contractors, in their relentless campaign to avoid reductions in Pentagon spending and, consequently, the hundreds of billions of taxpayer dollars they receive every year, have started taking hostages -- their own employees.
In an election year dominated by battles over health care mandates, tax rates, and rising gasoline prices, it’s the mechanics of voting – and who’ll get to vote in November – that’s getting full-time attention from state legislators, election lawyer …...
Indiana joins the ranks of states that have adopted controversial right-to-work labor laws prohibiting contracts that require workers to pay union fees. Republicans leaders secured passage of the law with a 28-22 vote in the Senate before rushing the bill to the governor's desk.