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Things airport security screeners won’t tell you

TSA personnel feel as bad about confiscating that family-sized tube of toothpaste you inadvertently put in your carry-on, as you regret losing it. That’s according to former TSA agents speaking anonymously in an August Reader’s Digest article headlined: 13 Things an Airport Screener Won’t Tell You Among other revelations: — …

Double Take ‘Toons: The TMI Society? : NPR

The House voted for the National Security Agency’s massive data mining program. Through the lens of Prince George Alexander Louis’ birth and Anthony Weiner’s latest revelations, John Darkow and Adam Zyglis weigh legitimate expectations of privacy. Adam Zyglis/The Buffalo News John Darkow/Columbia Daily Tribune Double Take ‘Toons: The TMI Society? …

Amazon Sales of George Orwell’s 1984 Shot Up 7,000% This Week

In the aftermath of recent revelations concerning a top secret government surveillance program aimed at monitoring the personal and private interactions of mostly innocent civilians, many Americans are naturally concerned with what the future might hold for a country being run by an All-Seeing Eye. So they’ve turned to the …

Quote of the Day

“It should not matter what political stripe you’re from. The fact of the matter is the I.R.S. has to operate with absolute integrity.” PRESIDENT OBAMA, at a news conference on Wednesday addressing revelations that the Internal Revenue Service had focused special scrutiny on conservative groups. Quotation of the Day for …

Thursday, Jul. 14, 2011 – Quotes of the Day – TIME.com

    “This is so far outside the mainstream it’s practically on Mars.”   JACK DRESCHER, a leading psychiatrist commenting on revelations that the Christian clinic owned by GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann and her husband allegedly offers gay conversion therapy via Thursday, Jul. 14, 2011 – Quotes of the …