Burglaries in Paradise Valley, Arizona, fell from 195 in 2011 to 55 in 2014. At a cost of $20,000 per license plate reader, 15 going up to start, and 55 total burglaries… … Continue reading Arizona town’s new license plate readers aim to reduce already-rare burglaries
“The money is presumed to be guilty,” an agent explained. Disturbing trend.. If you have some cash on you it MUST be drug money. “We’ll take that, thank you” Source: How the … Continue reading How the DEA took a young man’s life savings without a charge
But if Galbraith stood out on the panel, it was because of his offbeat message. Most viewed the budget surplus as opportune: a chance to pay down the national debt, cut taxes, … Continue reading Modern Monetary Theory is an unconventional take on economic strategy
Verizon is buying AOL. I wonder if they’ll still charge old people $22/mo for their forgotten dial-up accounts – which account for pretty much all of AOL’s revenue. Source: AOL still has … Continue reading Verizon buys AOL with 80% of its revenue from forgotten dialup accounts
When the courts ruled NSA domestic spying illegal last week, it was the plain fact of that surveillance that was most important. But it also means that whistleblower Ed Snowden, cast as … Continue reading Snowden vindicated – Can come home now! (Not)
The Harper government is signalling its intention to use hate crime laws against Canadian advocacy groups that encourage boycotts of Israel, Neil Macdonald reports. Such a move could target a range of … Continue reading Oh oh, boycott Israel in Canada, go to jail!
After World War II, government policy was to make sure people had jobs, and it did what it could to make sure that happened. Corporations saw their profits rise and they shared those profits … Continue reading Keynes on Economists’ Heads Fuddled with Nonsense
Australia’s electronic espionage agency is a partner in a massive United States-led assault on internet security and privacy, according to top secret documents disclosed by former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden. The … Continue reading What the NSA can crack and what it can’t
This interview from right after the crash in 2008 can be played today and is not only spot on in every prediction, it sounds exactly like an interview that is taking place … Continue reading Michael Hudson – What We’re Becoming
The US Government, who, remember, works for us, spent millions going after this journalist because he linked to files on the web that exposed apparent wrong-doings of OUR government. They claim he threatened the … Continue reading Barrett Brown – Effectively in jail for linking to something.