U.S. Director of National Intelligence Dennis C. Blair, U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D- Md.), House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) and Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.) will be among the senior officials dedicating the new U.S. Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity’s (IARPA) building on Monday, April 27, at the University of Maryland’s M-Square – the state’s largest research park. http://www.iarpa.gov/index.html
The Most Liberal Court in the land finally says something that makes sense (Sorta)
Excerpts of the 9th Circuit ruling follow:
To summarize, our task is to determine whether the right to keep and bear arms ranks as fundamental, meaning "necessary to an Anglo-American regime of ordered liberty." Duncan, 391 U.S. at 149 n.14 (emphasis added). If it does, then the Fourteenth Amendment incorporates it. This… Continue
Unresolved debate in DOJ memos: Does torture work?
By MATT APUZZO, Associated Press Writer Matt Apuzzo, Associated Press Writer – Tue Apr 21, 5:50 pm ET
WASHINGTON – Interrogators have centuries of experience extracting information from the unwilling. Medieval inquisitors hanged heretics from ceilings. Salem magistrates used fire to elicit witchcraft confessions. And CIA officers… Continue
Cape Town — Levels of political violence in South Africa are lower than might be expected but there have been instances of intolerance across the country, and party activists have threatened voters with loss of food and jobs if they vote for the opposition, reports the Election Monitoring Network, a group of civil society organisations which has deployed 500 monitors nationwide to watch for election-related abuse or… Continue
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What happened to the people's voice? How many people out there still care about the future of this country?
What happened to the original 13th amendment that states: Attorneys cannot hold a position in the federal government?
Our us constitition has been taken away from us. If you believe we have rights or freedom in this country, educate yourself!
Added by Kevin on April 20, 2009 at 5:08pm —
Lawmakers forge alternative to cap-and-trade proposal
By Les Blumenthal, McClatchy Newspapers Les Blumenthal, Mcclatchy Newspapers – Sun Apr 19, 6:00 am ET
WASHINGTON — A growing number of lawmakers who are deeply involved in the effort to reduce greenhouse gases and global warming are beginning to question "cap-and-trade," the current hot-button solution to the problem.