A bizarre random thought occurred to me a few nights ago. What if the alleged February 21st Koran burning at Bagram prison in Afghanistan never actually happened? Or if it happened, but without the involvement of any US troops? What if the whole thing was an ingenious Taliban psy-ops (psychological operation)? It’s not as […]
This week, China began demanding the real names of new users with a cell phone in an attempt to further reduce anonymity. Within three years, the real identities of all users must be registered with the government. Last month, China also required online gamers to register their real names in order to protect minors from […]
Someone, perhaps the protagonist himself, made a mistake — perhaps an “oversight,” as Washington bureaucrats label their errors. Alan Gross, on a mission for his company (DAI) working for US AID (United States Agency for International Development) solicited a tourist visa to travel to Cuba for the purpose of “promoting democracy,” a euphemism for undermining […]
Two weeks ago we got our notice that Smart meters would be installed at our home in Occidential California. We immediately contacted PG&E saying we were opting out because of health concerns. We were told that that was not an option and that someone would get back to us. The following article outline how the […]
This past week, the American Civil Liberties Union, the organization that brought Guantanamo into the American consciousness, appealed to the U.N. Special Rapporteur on Torture on behalf of a mentally ill juvenile inmate in Montana that has been held in inhumane conditions, suffering torture and humiliation.
There’s been a push towards scanners since the attempted bombing of flight 253. We take a look at why they aren’t the solution.