Two recent news items indicate the Nazification of America continues apace. First, a report in The Daily broke the news that the Department of Homeland Security plans to begin testing portable DNA scanners this summer.
The incompetence of the Transportation Security Administration’s airport screening porn show/gropefest is again on display. According to news reports, an undercover TSA agent successfully passed through the naked body scanners at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport multiple times with a handgun concealed in her brassiere, and it was never discovered.
For President Barack Obama, the traveling public’s concerns over the Transportation Security Administration’s 4th Amendment-violating policies are a big joke.
The campaign to select the Republican to challenge Barack Obama in the 2012 Presidential election is underway and it seems the Republican brain trust has selected its challenger: Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush.
As the movement to topple the Hosni Mubarak regime in Egypt gained traction, Egyptian authorities took draconian measures to stop it in its tracks — it shut down cell phone services, the Internet and social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter.
Apparently some sanity still exists in the judiciary when it comes to gun rights. And it comes from one of the least likely places: California.
Reader Mike L. posted a good suggestion the other day: “Why not have an open forum for ideas?” So here’s your chance. I’d like to know what you would do to change things. Post your comments here.
In the wake of the shooting in Tucson, Ariz., that left six people dead and 14 injured, politicians are doing what politicians do best: Using a tragedy to push their freedom-stealing agenda.
Maintaining your privacy in today’s technological age is, at best, a difficult task. It requires constant effort to remain below the radar. But, if you have a presence somewhere on the Internet — say through a social site like Facebook or LinkedIn — it is impossible.
A California Supreme Court ruled Jan. 3 that defendants lose their rights to privacy for any items they’re carrying — including electronic devices — when they’re taken into custody.