As the whole mess with the TSA scanners has received a lot more attention in the last week or so, a few folks are noticing that ex-Homeland Security boss Michael Chertoff, who's been quite busy defending the naked scanners, happens to be making a ton of money from one of the main ones, Rapiscan, made by OSI, a client of Chertoff's consulting [...]
Much of the critical infrastructures of developed nations like the U.S. depend on computer and network systems to operate and communicate. Hackers from nefarious nations and those who hack for fun can get into some of these critical systems potentially causing a security threat to the country. In an effort to give the president the power to [...]
Your tax dollars at work. To ensure fool-proof security, the President’s team has booked the entire the Taj Mahal Hotel, including 570 rooms, all banquets and restaurants. Since his security contingent and staff will comprise a huge number, 125 rooms at Taj President have also been booked, apart from 80 to 90 rooms each in Grand Hyatt and The [...]
It would have been better if the nozzle was twisted to actually blow on your face instead of your hands.
From a BP gas station in Georgia:
Texas Congressman Ron Paul thinks that the media and the public are being too hard on President Obama for his response to the Gulf Oil Spill... Rep. Ron Paul, the libertarian Republican lawmaker from Texas, said that people were expecting too much from the president in his ability to react to the ongoing spill into the Gulf. “I’m a [...]
Following months of heated public debate and aggressive closed-door negotiations, Congress finally cast a historic vote on healthcare late Sunday evening. It was truly a sad weekend on the House floor as we witnessed further dismantling of the Constitution, disregard of the will of the people, explosive expansion of the reach of government, [...]
With the House passing the Senate health care bill, it is worthwhile to take a comprehensive look at the freedoms we will lose. Of course, the overhaul is supposed to provide us with security. But it will result in skyrocketing insurance costs and physicians leaving the field in droves, making it harder to afford and find medical care. We may [...]
The health-care overhaul will change the way millions of Americans get health insurance and require nearly everyone to have health insurance or face penalties. A number of factors - including income, age, location and family size - will determine how it specifically impacts your life. This tool looks at what it could mean for your health coverage [...]
For those who missed it, 219 votes in favor vs. 212 against in the House.
In a few hours, it’s quite likely that the House of Representatives will approve ObamaCare despite the fact that most Americans oppose it: Speaker Nancy Pelosi has scheduled a House of Representatives vote today on the health care reform plan proposed by the President Obama and congressional Democrats. Yet while in Congress there has been [...]
Gobama! $85,000,000 to send you a letter to let you know you're going to get a letter?!? C'mon!
Damali Ayo, an author and performance artist who is best known for her satirical exploration of race relations in America. Her first book was called How to Rent a Negro; now she's come out with a new title, Obamistan! Land Without Racism, an A-Z guide that imagines a satirical, utopian post-racism America now that we have a black president. For [...]
Pre-releasing on Black Friday is the t shirt design, "Hope is Fading Fast". This is actually the first item releasing without the Freshjive brand name on it. Read the recent post on the World's Got Problems blog regarding how the Obama administration is maintaining continuity with its disgraced predecessor. (more…)
Congress recognizes no limits on its power. It doesn’t care about the Constitution, it doesn’t care about your inalienable rights. If this health care bill becomes law, America, life as you have known it, freedom as you have exercised it and privacy as you have enjoyed it will cease to be. Tomorrow, the House of Representatives will vote on [...]
Freedom of press takes HUGE blow. Congress passes bill that forces reporters to reveal sources in “national security” cases. Obama WILL sign.
The White House, key senators and media representatives have reached a compromise on legislation to protect reporters from being forced to disclose their confidential sources in federal court. Senate supporters of the so-called media shield bill said Friday that the deal gives the government authority to override those rights in certain [...]
While you were all talking about Obama's calling Kanye West a "jackass," he was talking about extending The Patriot Act.... The Obama administration supports extending three key provisions of the Patriot Act that are due to expire at the end of the year, the Justice Department told Congress in a letter made public Tuesday. Lawmakers and civil [...]
Left wing thought police == just as militant and biased as right wing thought police. No political extremist can be trusted. One thing I've learned over the years is this - screwing over your users while yelling "the lawyers made me do it!" rarely ends well. Particularly when the lawyers are just being lazy, and free speech rights are at [...]
Back in July, a software company named Smartronix landed an $18 million contract to build a Web site where taxpayers could easily track billions in federal stimulus money. It was just another part of the Obama administration’s ongoing effort to bring transparency to stimulus spending, we were told. But it seems the drive for transparency [...]
Two DeKalb County Officers are being investigated for allegedly performing a background check on President Barack Obama. Officers Ryan White and C.M. Route have been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation, according to DeKalb County spokeswoman Sheila Edwards. Edwards said the two patrol officers have been [...]