Monthly Archives: February 2014

Cameras At Terminal B.

“Using an array of sensors and eight video cameras around the terminal the light fixtures are part of a new wireless network that collects and feeds data into software that can spot long lines, recognize license plates and even identify … Continue reading

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2014: Dust Bowl.

This year there were cuts to Food Stamps, LIHEAP fuel assistance and UI or unemployment insurance. Social Security COLAs are even threatened with cuts to the cost of living adjustment. The United States spent 600 billion dollars on the proposed … Continue reading

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To Force Illegal Mass Surveillance, Those In Power Committed To A Strategy of Denial.

Abstract: Until “denial” is ended, apologies and reforms are not possible. Those in power have decided to defend the NSA spy programs. Forms of denial applied included justification, partial-admission-partial denial, blanket denial, killing the messenger, normalizing, victimhood of the aggressors, … Continue reading

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My Pacifist Protest Prayer, “When…”

When at long last I feel that I am so far down that I am not sure that I can carry on./And I  am up against forces greater than my thought ability to resist,/When the point of my action is … Continue reading

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Mike Rogers of Michigan on Reporters Who Wrote about Leaked NSA Documents.

From the New York Times, 2.5.14. P. A13. “Republicans Spar On Leaks and Surveillance, Underscoring Partisan Shake-Up”.   According to Representative Rogers, the Press should not be allowed to hold the government accountable for secret mass surveillance. Rogers invoked a … Continue reading

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Army Recruiting Fraud: $$$$$ 7,500 per recruit.

“Fraud in Army Recruiting Bonus Program May Cost Nearly $100 Million”. Page A13, New York Times, 2.5.14. “Under the Program National Guard soldiers and their relatives as well as other civilians and retirees signed up to be recruiting assistants and … Continue reading

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Cartoon response to Obama’s Speech about reforming the NSA mass surveillance programs.

  We are like unwilling rats in a mass surveillance psychological experiment. How will we respond to continuous violations of our right to privacy, to be left alone, to create in solitude, free from the scrutiny and opinions of others? … Continue reading

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