‘Woodstock Of The Web’

The “Woodstock of the Web” took place in Geneva, Switzerland, on May 25, 1994, when 380 scientists gathered in CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, for the first World Wide Web Conference. Although only 380 people attended the conference, this seminal event has become so important in the history of the Internet that several thousand more have claimed to have been there. Thus, the event earned the “Woodstock” moniker.

USDA Cracks Down On Missouri “Crime” Family

In yet another example of Federal tyranny, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has come down with both feet on a Nixa, Mo., family for selling rabbits in a business that began as way to teach their son responsibility. John Dollarhite, the owner of Dollarvalue Rabbitry, is facing a fine of $90,643 for selling 619 rabbits to individuals and businesses in southwest Missouri from April 3, 2008 to Dec. 21, 2009.

Pawlenty Announces Candidacy With Tough Words For Obama

Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty announced his intention to run on the GOP Presidential ticket in 2012 on Monday. In his speech, the candidate had harsh words for President Barack Obama. “If we want a new and better direction, we need a new and better President. President Obama’s policies have failed. But more than that, he won’t even tell us the truth about what it’s really going to take to get out of the mess we’re in,” Pawlenty said.

Vitter Threatens To Stop Pay Raise For Interior Secretary Over Lack Of Oil Permits

Senator David Vitter (R-La.) is threatening to block a nearly $20,000 pay raise for Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, over the Secretary’s seeming unwillingness to issue more permits for deepwater oil drilling. According to an article on FoxNews.com, Vitter sent a letter to Salazar, voicing his complaints about the Secretary’s inaction.

British Doctor Threatened With Censure For Discussing Jesus With Patient

An openly Christian doctor in England faces censure from his professional body for discussing Jesus with a patient. According to an article on MyFoxNY.com, Richard Scott, who has practiced medicine for 28 years, “is under investigation by the General Medical Council (GMC) and faces disciplinary action after he suggested to a 24-year-old man that he might find solace in Christianity.”

Supreme Courts Affirm The Police State

Our descent into a police state is complete, as evidenced by rulings by the Indiana and U.S. Supreme Courts which, last week, effectively and finally abolished the 4th Amendment. No longer are American citizens “secure in the persons, houses, papers and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures,” thanks to the two rulings affirming police authority to bash down your door and enter your home without a warrant. Resisting such an incursion is now a crime.