Investigate the TSA, Not Tyner | FDL Action:
"This goes to show just how how constant threats of “terror” are used to create new markets for products nobody needs. The public is then intimidated into compliance in the name of “national security,” when in reality they’re sacrificing their dignity, their civil liberties and their tax dollars for the sake of enormous profits:
* 2005: Michael Chertoff, as head of Homeland Security, orders the first batch of porno scanners from a company called Rapiscan Systems. After his departure, Chertoff gave dozens of interviews using his government credentials to promote the device. What he didn’t tell people was that Rapiscan was one of the clients of his consulting company, The Chertoff group"
TSA Opt-Out Day, Now with a Superfantastic New Twist! - Jeffrey Goldberg - National - The Atlantic
Dear Reid and Obama: Results matter, not half-assed effort after the fact.
With White House Pressing, Reid Vows DADT Repeal Will Reach Senate Floor
The over under that make it to trial AND conviction? I'm betting zero.
Fool me eight times....
FDIC launches 50 criminal investigations into bankers
I'm so confident in my previous prediction that I'll eat my.... wait.
Ky. men sentenced in bizarre beard-eating case | Raw Story:
"Harvey Westmoreland of Lawrenceburg had said Holt cut off his beard and forced him to eat it while Hill allegedly held a sickle blade to Westmoreland and his brother during the May incident.
Holt could not say why he made Westmoreland eat his beard other than that things 'got out of control' after some heavy drinking.
He added, 'I ain't got no excuses about what I done.'"