Secret Warrants Granted for Cellphone Tracking

24 11 2007

Federal officials are routinely asking courts to order cellphone companies to give real-time tracking data so they can pinpoint the whereabouts of drug traffickers, fugitives and other criminal suspects, according to judges and industry lawyers. In some cases, judges have granted requests without requiring government to demonstrate probable cause.

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CNN’s Gloria Borger: CIA Leak a Technicality ‘Nobody Cares Anymore’

24 11 2007

Gloria thinks that because “nobody wants to see the President accused of lying” over a leak that was really just a “technicality” anyway that we ought to just wait until Bush writes his memoir to find out the truth (I’m so not kidding. I wish I were) about whatever happened because really “nobody cares anymore.”

Egregious White House shillery.

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Former White House spokesman for Bush: We Lied to the People

24 11 2007

Former White House spokesman Scott McClellan (right) is ready to blow the lid off the Bush administration with an astonishing admission that not only did he lie for his masters, but was told to do so by President Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney, Bush chief of staff Andrew Card, chief political adviser Karl Rove and Scooter Libby.

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Ronald Reagan Praises Ron Paul

24 11 2007

Before the 2001 elections Reagan was voted the greatest president by Americans in a Gallup Poll held in Feb 2001. In 1984 he won every single state except for Michigan and Washington DC. It’s of little consequence, and I don’t really consider him the greatest for a number of reasons but to the same token I think he was right about Ron Paul.

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Why Isn’t Kucinich Taken Seriously?

19 11 2007

Tucker Carlson, who hosts the MSNBC Political show ‘Tucker’, had a segment on tonight’s show asking why Dennis Kucinich isn’t taken seriously despite being the only “true” Democrat in the field.

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9/11 Firefighters and Family Members Plot Anti-Giuliani Ad Campaign

19 11 2007

A group of 9/11 firefighters and victims’ family members with eyes on derailing Republican Rudy Giuliani’s presidential campaign is close to a decision on forming an entity that would run issue ads in key early nominating states.

“TV made him a hero, and we’ll use TV to take him down,” New York Fire Chief Jim Riches told ABC News.

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HUGE Color panorama photo of Denver in 1898 (5836 × 1788 pixels) (PIC)

19 11 2007

Amazing to see such detail, considering the photo’s over 100 years old. I’d love to see the same shot today.

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British TV slams Giuliani’s 9/11 record

19 11 2007

“Giuliani spent $60m on the command centre in the World Trade Centre. He installed a humidor for his cigars, monogrammed towels in bathroom, even had private elevator which was handy when he brought his mistress here at the weekends. But he also installed a 600 gallon fuel tank that when burning debris hit the building it went up like a blowtorch”

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Why Car Salesmen Think its Okay to Screw you, And what you can do about it!

19 11 2007

This is a good article on common arguments a car salesman may throw at you during the buying process. Very informative, kind of funny, but SO true!

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Americans Are All Suspects Now and Need to be Monitored

19 11 2007

The administration’s demand that Congress shield the telecommunications industry from lawsuits for aiding in the systematic warrantless wiretapping of Americans has far less to do with protecting national security than its own exposed flanks. Make no mistake, telecom immunity is about keeping a flagrantly illegal program from public scrutiny.

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Wii Production at 1.8M Per Month but still can’t keep em in stores

19 11 2007

We all know that Nintendo’s little white wunderkind, Wii, is in high demand and short supply. How short that supply is, exactly, has been the product of guesswork and estimation, but the company’s outgoing marketing head George Harrison has finally given a definitive answer.

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Ahmadinejad: US dollar is ‘worthless piece of paper,’ and OPEC agrees

19 11 2007

So it begins! Our old pal Mahmoud says OPEC is seeking to ditch the dollar, given the US dollar’s recent mimicking of Canada’s.

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