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  • The new way police are surveilling you: Calculating your threat ‘score’

    01/10/2016 6:42:30 PM PST · by MarchonDC09122009 · 46 replies
    The new way police are surveilling you: Calculating your threat ‘score’ - The Washington Post A national debate has played out over mass surveillance by the National Security Agency, a new generation of technology such as the Beware software being used in Fresno has given local law enforcement officers unprecedented power to peer into the lives of citizens. Nabarro said the fact that only Intrado — not the police or the public — knows how Beware tallies its scores is disconcerting. He also worries that the system might mistakenly increase someone’s threat level by misinterpreting innocuous activity on social...
  • The 50 worst, ranked by money blown on soliciting costs

    06/17/2013 8:24:24 AM PDT · by rktman · 10 replies
    Tampa Bay Times ^ | 6/15/2013 | unknown
    Givers beware!!!
  • FBI Warns of Violence in America Over Anti-Islamic Movie

    09/13/2012 1:27:52 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 117 replies
    abcnews ^ | Sept. 13, 2012 | pierre thomas
    A U.S. intelligence bulletin warned today that the violent outrage aimed at U.S. embassies spawned by a movie mocking the Prophet Mohammed could be spread to America by extremist groups eager to "exploit anger." The Joint Intelligence Bulletin issued by the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security said "the risk of violence could increase both at home and abroad as the film continues to gain attention." "First responders should remain aware of the potential for spontaneous large crowds and protests that could overwhelm resources and should be vigilant for possible efforts to encourage peaceful protesters to commit acts of...
  • Shabbat Shalom---Noach---2011 [a peaceful Sabbath, Noah, Gen 6:9-11:32]

    10/28/2011 12:27:42 PM PDT · by patlin · 18 replies
    Noach 2011 While we normally consider Noach and his generation to be a prime example of how a society can so easily lose it all, there are additional and highly significant lessons and applications very relevant to our times. We are now still feeling the effects of the 'chamas', the me first philosophy, which led to the unscrupulous practices by so many, all too long, especially in the financial world. The ongoing grassroots social protests for no special reason, which have spread across North America, are reason enough for concern. The decay from the top has had a ripple effect...
  • NY DEC Warns That Giant Hogweed Plant Could Cause Blisters, Blindness

    07/05/2011 10:11:32 AM PDT · by Scythian · 56 replies
    <p>ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) New York State environmental officials are trying to nip a huge, dangerous plant in the bud.</p> <p>The giant hogweed, a monster plant with flowers the size of umbrellas and sap that causes blisters and blindness, is spreading across New York. The Department of Environmental Conservation is asking for help locating outbreaks.</p>
  • America Rising: An Open Letter To The Democrats

    01/19/2010 1:30:22 PM PST · by oldtimer2 · 3 replies · 435+ views
    you-tube ^ | January 19, 2010 | unknown
    Pass this one in, especially to Dem politicians YOU_TUBE
  • Scott Brown adds bucks to upset bid for Senate

    01/01/2010 8:12:35 AM PST · by Clintonfatigued · 96 replies · 2,106+ views
    The Boston Herald ^ | January 1, 2010 | Sydney Lupkin
    While Democrat Martha Coakley has raked in more than five times GOP rival Scott Browns donations, the underdog state senators fund raising is picking up steam in the final weeks of the race for U.S. Senate. Coakley, the states attorney general, yesterday announced shed raised $1 million in the last six weeks for a total of $5.2 million since her campaign began. Browns campaign has received $700,000 in the past six weeks - considerably higher than previous totals - putting his war chest just over the $1 million mark. There has been an explosion of interest in Scott Browns campaign...
  • Beware the great 'greenwashing' con, experts warn

    12/05/2009 9:21:47 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 7 replies · 413+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 12/5/09 | Erica Berenstein
    WASHINGTON (AFP) Eco-conscious customers who flock to one Washington store say they have chosen the environmentally friendly living shop because they know they are in little danger of being "greenwashed." "I can give you a ton of words that mean absolutely, positively nothing," said Daniel Velez, owner of Greater Goods, where the shelves are stocked only after careful, painstaking research. "The word natural. The word earth-friendly. It means nothing since it's not legally defined. Biodegradable, except in California, doesn't actually carry any weight of law." Around the world, there are few legal requirements companies must adhere to when marketing...
  • White House vows to play nice with Fox News

    10/18/2009 3:45:39 PM PDT · by Marty62 · 220 replies · 9,492+ views
    ASSOCIATED PRESS ^ | Oct. 18, 2009, 4:47PM | By ANN SANNER
    WASHINGTON White House advisers pledged on Sunday to book administration officials on Fox News despite claims by the president's inner circle that the cable network is a GOP mouthpiece whose programming is geared toward making money. Last week, White House communications director Anita Dunn said Fox News operates almost as either the research arm or the communications arm of the Republican Party. On Sunday, Rahm Emanuel, President Barack Obama's chief of staff, said, It is not a news organization so much as it has a perspective. In response to the criticism, Fox News executive Michael Clemente on Sunday accused...
  • Beware of the Republican Establishment

    10/06/2009 1:38:31 PM PDT · by IdahoPatriot · 53 replies · 2,196+ views
    Human Events ^ | 10/06/2009 | Bay Buchanan
    Between the town hall meetings and the tea party rallies, millions of Americans are taking to the streets to protest a government gone berserk. They are angry and determined to take their country back. But there are snakes in the grass intent on using this movement to return to power, not the people, but the Republican establishment. If this happens we lose everything, including our country.
  • Seller, beware: Feds cracking down on garage sales

    08/21/2009 11:25:10 AM PDT · by Nachum · 114 replies · 2,887+ views
    McClatchy ^ | 8/21/09 | James Rosen
    WASHINGTON If you're planning a garage sale or organizing a church bazaar, you'd best beware: You could be breaking a new federal law. As part of a campaign called Resale Roundup, the federal government is cracking down on the secondhand sales of dangerous and defective products. The initiative, which targets toys and other products for children, enforces a new provision that makes it a crime to resell anything that's been recalled by its manufacturer.
  • AP Sources: Senate group omitting Dem health goals

    07/27/2009 5:11:48 PM PDT · by EagleUSA · 14 replies · 1,239+ views
    Yahoo News / AP ^ | 07/27/2009 | David Espo
    WASHINGTON After weeks of secretive talks, a bipartisan group in the Senate edged closer Monday to a health care compromise that omits a requirement for businesses to offer coverage to their workers and lacks a government insurance option that President Barack Obama favors, according to numerous officials. Like bills drafted by Democrats, the proposal under discussion by six members on the Senate Finance Committee would bar insurance companies from denying coverage to any applicant. Nor could insurers charge higher premiums on the basis of pre-existing medical conditions. But it jettisons other core Democratic provisions in a reach for bipartisanship...
  • Beware of Facebook 'Friends' Who May Trash Your Laptop

    01/29/2009 9:57:53 AM PST · by Nachum · 94 replies · 2,246+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 1-29-09 | JOSEPH DE AVILA
    The message that popped into Laurie Gale's Facebook inbox last month seemed harmless enough -- a friend had seen a video of Ms. Gale and had sent a link so Ms. Gale could view it. The link led to a video site that prompted her to update her video software, which she did. "Within seconds, everything started shutting itself down," says Ms. Gale, a 37-year-old lamp-works artist from Versailles, Ky. Ms. Gale's new Dell Inspiron laptop had been infected with malicious software, or malware, that has spread through social networking sites like Facebook and MySpace. "I cried for an hour,"...

    01/22/2009 4:30:58 PM PST · by Delacon · 29 replies · 2,122+ views ^ | 01.22.2009 | Dick Morris And Eileen McGann
    Now that Obama is the president, fasten your seat belts. During his first year in office, and particularly during his first hundred days, we are about to witness the most prodigious output of legislation since 1981-2 (under Reagan), 1964-5 (under Johnson), and 1933-36 (under Roosevelt). The combination of top heavy Democratic majorities in Congress and a mood of public fear bordering on panic over the financial crisis and the looming depression will speed his legislation through a compliant Senate and House.We will enter his Administration as the United States, buoyed by an aggressive free market economy. We will exit his...
  • Buyers Beware: Current Blu-ray Players Won't Correctly Play Future Discs (HDTV)

    01/12/2008 11:34:47 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 64 replies · 747+ views
    Look, it will play *something*, just buy it already. After the past week, it seems more and more likely that Blu-ray will be the movie disc format of the future. But with the exception of the Playstation 3, current Blu-ray disc players were built without future-compatibility capabilities, so come this October owners won't be able to take advantage of features like Internet connectivity or enhanced interactivity (whatever that meansdetails are sketchy). "One key Blu-ray developer told BetaNews that although he builds discs for studios including Fox and Lionsgate, he did not buy a Blu-ray player for personal use." Regarding current...

    11/03/2007 10:30:53 AM PDT · by V.Foster · 32 replies · 974+ views
    LEAVE HILLARY ALONE!!!!!!!!Must see video - it's a hoot!
  • THE COMING MALAISE (be very afraid of the next president)

    07/27/2007 9:47:39 AM PDT · by hubbubhubbub · 52 replies · 2,302+ views
    FSO ^ | 07.27.2007 | J. R. Nyquist
    Remember President Carters 1979 Malaise Speech? Americans were losing faith in the countrys future, he said. They were closing the door on America's past. President Carter wanted to turn things around. He warned that rising materialism would not fill the emptiness of lives which have no confidence or purpose. He said it was a crisis of American spirit. In response to this crisis, Carter wanted the authority to ration gasoline, form an energy mobilization board, create a bureaucracy to guarantee that we would never use more foreign oil than we did in 1977, set oil import quotas and develop solar...
  • Conservatives, Beware of Fred Thompson

    07/10/2007 9:06:01 AM PDT · by Dick Bachert · 1,148 replies · 18,180+ views
    ConservativeHQ ^ | 7-2007 | Richard A. Viguerie
    He disappointed conservatives during his eight years in the Senate. Is there any reason to think this Washington insider and veteran trial lawyer would be any better as President? The frustration of conservatives is understandable. Faced with the prospects of Rudy Giuliani, John McCain, or Mitt Romney as the next Republican presidential candidate, many are pinning their hopes on former Senator Fred Thompson of Tennessee. Could this actor-politician be the new Ronald Reagan? Mainstream media types assure us that he is. His record suggests otherwise. This is the second time conservatives have pinned their hopes on Thompson. When he was...
  • Beware the Population Alarmists

    07/13/2007 7:47:28 AM PDT · by The Pack Knight · 15 replies · 571+ views
    American Enterprise Institute ^ | 2 July, 2007 | Nicholas Eberstadt
    This week's UN "State of World Population" report warns that by 2008, more than half the world's population will live in urban areas. Shock, horror! But there is a serious point to the UN report: it wants to slow down urbanization by reducing birth rates. The only problem is that it provides no compelling reason for so doing. For years, the UN Population Fund has been seeking to justify its existence by issuing reports claiming that we must reduce birth rates in poor countries in order to achieve "sustainable development." While intuitively appealing, these ideas are not supported by evidence....
  • Don't Be Fooled By Mitt Romney (Joseph Farah Warns GOP Voters About The GOP Bill Clinton Alert)

    07/12/2007 11:32:23 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 54 replies · 1,706+ views ^ | 07/13/2007 | Joseph Farah
    Mitt Romney has one chance to become President of the United States. Because of his wealth and his political machine on the ground in early primary states, he has a chance to win the Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primary, picking up momentum that could ultimately deliver him the Republican nomination. Therefore, consider this an open letter to the good folks of Iowa and New Hampshire: Don't be fooled by this political chameleon, this charlatan, this pretender to the throne. He's as phony as a three-dollar campaign promise. Romney has tried to "re-invent" himself as a presidential candidate following...
  • Watch Out for Gore

    07/12/2007 12:42:01 PM PDT · by mtnwmn · 57 replies · 2,353+ views ^ | July 12, 2007 | William Rusher
    With all due respect to my fellow election observers, I don't think nearly enough attention is being paid to the plans and potentialities of former Vice President Al Gore. Gore is a man who, less than seven years ago, won the votes of over half a million more Americans than the ultimate winner of the presidential election, George W. Bush. If Gore's votes had been a little differently distributed in the Electoral College, he would have become president and might currently be rounding out his second term. But it didn't work out that way. Instead, Gore returned to private life,...
  • Netanayhu: Beware the Developing Islamic Reich

    12/19/2006 1:20:35 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 33 replies · 1,293+ views
    Likud chairman Binyamin Netanyahu warned foreign ambassadors in Tel Aviv that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is working to create a 1,000-year Islamic Reich. The former prime minister told a gathering of some 60 diplomats on Tuesday that Ahmadinejad is planning to carry out his genocide program using the nuclear weapon it is believed Iranian scientists are now building. Netanyahu said as well that the program could be stopped in 1,000 days approximately the same amount of time that the Mossad spymaster, Meir Dagan has said it will take for Iran to complete its work on a nuclear weapon. Dagan...
  • Taking Satan Seriously - Interview With Cardinal Georges Cottier

    07/30/2004 6:14:26 AM PDT · by NYer · 10 replies · 1,319+ views
    Zenit News Agency ^ | July 29, 2004
    VATICAN CITY, JULY 29, 2004 ( We should take the devil "very seriously," but without losing confidence in the love of God, says the theologian of the Pontifical Household. Cardinal Georges Cottier gave this interview in the wake of last Saturday's murder of a priest in the cathedral of Santiago, Chile. The killing was linked to Satanism. Q: In the great mystery of evil, how much does the action of the devil count and how much responsibility does man bear? Cardinal Cottier: The devil is without a doubt the great seducer because he tries to lead man to sin by...
  • Gay tourists find 'welcome' signs across Florida

    08/03/2006 8:39:52 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 80 replies · 1,629+ views
    Sun-Sentinel ^ | August 3 2006 | Beth Kassab
    During the annual Gay Days in Orlando earlier this summer, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau bought a billboard to entice travelers to head south. Fort Lauderdale has emerged as a hot spot for gay-friendly travel, a market so lucrative that state tourism marketer Visit Florida recently created a task force to explore how to better cater to gay travelers, who are estimated to have $641 billion in purchasing power this year. "We rolled out what we call the rainbow carpet a couple of years ago, and we've seen a lot of green success," said Nicki Grossman, president...
  • Watch out for posters from this site

    08/01/2006 10:46:03 AM PDT · by freeheeler1690 · 92 replies · 1,389+ views ^ | 07/31/06 | niksativa
    looking to cause disruption on right wing forums -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Anyone know a right-wing forum, probably an american one, where i can go and argue (debate...deabte) with right-wingers? Also, does anyone fancy coming with me for a bit of a raid? - A bit of entryism onto a board might go down well... People from are notorious for supporting islamic terrorists and very anti amarican and anti israeli
  • Beware of the ethanol hype

    07/31/2006 7:55:39 PM PDT · by DaveLoneRanger · 74 replies · 1,379+ views
    Asia Times ^ | August 1, 2006 | Salman Anwar
    Ethanol appears to be the new and exciting source of renewable energy, drawing considerable investor interest, as reflected by recent initial public stock offerings such as VeraSun Energy and Pacific Ethanol. The use of ethanol is also politically expedient, as it is perceived to be an alternative to Middle Eastern oil. Ethanol also benefits from growing concerns over the long-term supply of oil. And in the US, ethanol's environmentally friendly role is growing because of legislation mandating a phasing-out of other fuel sources with the toxic ingredient methyl tertiary-butyl ether (MTBE) in favor of ethanol. Yet there remain big questions...
  • DO YOU KNOW? If these toys & clothes are safe to sell & buy?

    11/18/2005 11:47:44 PM PST · by funt hings · 8 replies · 533+ views
    11-18-2005 | fun things
    I need help to find out if there is a way of testing toys/clothes/ect. for hazardous residue,chemicals,meth,how do i know if its safe to buy or sell used items?Or how do you clean?Then are they safe?who knows where it came from?Goodwill,sale,or,a tweaker,garbage,store?how do i know its safe? help me?Im in recovery,Life getting better I hope!
  • India: Indias Patents Bill, 2005 - Is It TRIPS Compliant? (India effectively kills patent laws)

    04/21/2005 8:19:13 AM PDT · by jb6 · 4 replies · 586+ views
    mondaq ^ | 31 March 2005 | Manoj Pillai
    India: Indias Patents Bill, 2005 - Is It TRIPS Compliant? 31 March 2005 Article by Manoj Pillai Free Weekly Newsletters Would you like to be kept informed about similar articles? >Signup< Content Awards Most Popular Article in India for March 2005 Contributor Most Read In India for March 2005 Further information Give Author Feedback Sign up for a free News Alert Information contributed by LEX ORBIS View all Articles by this Firm View summary of all information contributed General links Email a colleague with a synopsis and link to this article Printer-friendly version of this page Become a contributor View...
  • Beware unplanned (Microsoft) SP2 downloads on April 12

    04/06/2005 6:57:37 AM PDT · by bedolido · 77 replies · 1,993+ views
    informationweek (note: blog posting) ^ | 04/06/2005 | John Foley
    On Tuesday, April 12, Microsoft will turn off the blocking feature that has made it possible for some enterprises to block Windows XP Service Pack 2 downloads by employees who use Automatic Update. That means in companies that used the blocking tool, SP2 will be downloaded automatically to desktop computers that use Windows' Automatic Update feature. In its April 4 report on business adoption of Windows XP SP2, AssetMetrix warned that a surge of SP2 downloads on April 12 could stress IT help desks and cause "productivity brownouts" among employees. But a Microsoft spokesman downplayed that scenario, saying fewer than...
  • The Guild 3-15-2005 Beware the Ides of March

    03/14/2005 9:08:52 PM PST · by Hillary's Lovely Legs · 199 replies · 14,030+ views
    Forget Friday the 13th. Ignore ladders, black cats, broken mirrors and spilt salt. Think instead of today, March 15, and beware. As superstitions go, being wary of the ides of March is certainly more unusual. Yet the day does have a certain resonance. In the complicated world of the Roman calender, there were 45 public festivals (not bad compared to the UK's eight bank holidays), as well as the ides of each month, days which were sacred to Jupiter. In March, May, July and October, the ides fell on the 15th. The Julian calendar, established by Julius Caesar, gave us...
  • Teacher's aide fired for putting boys in bathroom as punishment

    12/05/2004 10:50:42 PM PST · by protectdakids · 19 replies · 1,043+ views Eyewitnss News ^ | 11-19-04 | Miya Shay
    An HISD teacher's assistant is fired for his punishment of two autistic kids. Ten-year-old Mohammad McNeil is supposed to be in school, but neither he nor his eight-year-old brother has been to class since last Thursday, after a teacher's aide allegedly stuffed the kids into the bathroom at Gross Elementary as a punishment for misbehaving. Their father, Travis McNeil, said, "That's not even punishment, that's more like persecution. That's exactly what it is. You know, that's like persecution. Nobody's kid should be put up to that." Travis says the incident was especially traumatic because both kids are learning disabled. Ishmal...
  • Girlfriend accused of mutilation

    10/30/2004 6:41:59 AM PDT · by Max Combined · 76 replies · 1,799+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | Oct. 29, 2004 | PEGGY O'HARE
    A north Harris County woman was on the run Friday, accused of cutting off her boyfriend's penis with a kitchen knife while he was sleeping, sheriff's detectives said. The severed organ has not been found since the attack about 11 a.m. Thursday at the woman's home in the area of West Mount Houston and Airline. The victim, 33, is in Ben Taub General Hospital and is expected to survive. Eighty percent of his penis was severed, detectives said. The Harris County Sheriff's Department declined to release the couple's names because the woman has not been charged. Detectives expect to charge...
  • Beware Of The 150lb Super-Dingoes

    08/11/2004 5:05:55 PM PDT · by blam · 7 replies · 379+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | Nick Squires
    Beware of the 150lb super-dingoes By Nick Squires in Sydney (Filed: 12/08/2004) Hikers in Australia are being warned about a fierce new breed of half-dingo wild dog stalking the country's mountains and forests. Abandoned or escaped domestic dogs such as rottweilers, bull mastiffs and Rhodesian ridgebacks have interbred with Australia's native dog to produce a new strain of "super-dingoes". The cross-breeds are bigger and more powerful than ordinary dingoes. One animal recently shot dead by a farmer reportedly weighed 154lb. They are killing livestock and menacing walkers, horse riders and campers along the Great Dividing Range, a chain of mountains,...
  • CA: Beware fee trend

    08/03/2004 9:02:18 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies · 374+ views ^ | 8/2/04 | Opinion
    A FEE FRENZY HAS BEEN building in California, and with last week's passage of a state budget that requires local governments to give back $2.6 billion over the next two years, things are just getting worse. In the future, San Francisco residents may pay an extra $700 to cremate the remains of loved ones. San Diego nightclub bouncers may have to pay $152 for permits. Some cities are considering flat fees for fire services. Other ideas in the pipeline throughout the state call for fees for burglar alarms and phone service to fund 9-1-1 systems. One city even thought about...
  • Beware The Spread Of Racism, Chirac Tells French

    07/08/2004 6:34:49 PM PDT · by blam · 8 replies · 385+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 7-9-2004 | Philip Delves Broughton
    Beware the spread of racism, Chirac tells French By Philip Delves Broughton (Filed: 09/07/2004) President Jacques Chirac called on France yesterday to "wake up" to the growing problem of racism and anti-semitism. In an emotive speech, given at Chambon-sur-Lignon, where villagers hid thousands of Jews during the Second World War, Mr Chirac pledged to lead the fight against the "darkest side of human nature" and called on his countrymen to "remember the still-recent past" of Nazi round-ups and French collaboration. Mr Chirac: 'remember the still-recent past' He said: "I invite them to tell their children of the mortal danger posed...
  • Beware Prop. 56: Part 2

    02/23/2004 9:21:28 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 17 replies · 227+ views
    OC Register ^ | 2/23/04
    <p>Editorial director's note: What would life be like if Proposition 56 were already the law in California? Here is the second in a series of answers to that question.</p> <p>How much money did you save this year because Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, fulfilling a campaign promise, repealed Gov. Gray Davis' tripling of the car tax?</p>
  • Adm. Moorer's Last Warning

    02/10/2004 4:06:28 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 16 replies · 531+ views ^ | Feb. 7, 2004 | Christopher Ruddy
    It is a sad day for America when a national giant passes. Adm. Thomas Moorer, of Eufaula, Ala., was such a giant. His passing this week is especially sad for me. Adm. Moorer was a friend, adviser and member of the board of directors of's parent company, NewsMax Media, Inc. Adm. Moorer was a man "in the arena," as Theodore Roosevelt would have described him. Even at the age of 91, the admiral had kept quite active in public affairs. This dynamo of a man made his first landing on an aircraft carrier in 1935. I don't think I...

    02/10/2004 3:01:52 AM PST · by Elkiejg · 13 replies · 335+ views
    Center for Responsive Politics ^ | 2/10/04 | Center for Responsive Politics
    Now you can follow advocacy group spending in the 2004 elections! An innovative Web-based tool unveiled today by the Center for Responsive Politics allows voters to research advocacy groups spending millions of dollars to influence the 2004 elections and to report the activities of these groups in their communities. With the 2004 presidential and congressional races in full swing, special interest groups across the political spectrum will be airing ads, mailing flyers and operating phone banks designed to support or oppose the election of a candidate. Inconsistent reporting requirements will make identifying and tracking these groups difficult. To assist voters...
  • Healthy Food Labeling: Buyer Beware

    07/24/2003 7:48:58 AM PDT · by bedolido · 192+ views
    FoxNews ^ | 07/18/03 | Steven Milloy
    <p>The Food and Drug Administration (search) announced last week a new program allowing food manufacturers to make health claims on food labels. The FDA says it wants to encourage science-based labeling and competition for healthier dietary choices.</p> <p>Fittingly, nut sellers are the first to be allowed to make health claims under the FDA program.</p>