Sketchy payday loan sharks, whose short-term, high-interest loans trap millions of Americans in a cycle of debt, have a new ally on Capitol Hil
Strange things are afoot at the Circle-K, or: What Bill and Ted teached us about our Bogus Education System
When I was a wee lad, sometime before my family left the (at the time somewhat) civilized confines of Denver to settle in the geographically and spiritually barren San Luis Valley, I would get out of going to the 3rd grade by pretending I had a serious pain in my testicles.
After ordering several items from kleargear.com that never showed up, the Palmers did what most of us would do: They tried to contact the company for more information. When that failed to…
via Daily Kos …yesterday, President Obama completed this rope-a-dope deception by signing this new bill, which stripped key provisions from the STOCK Act and rolled back a lot of the progress that…
Texas has been the first state to propose a bill that will disallow TSA agents from groping passengers. The federal government stated that if the state were to approve such a bill, the TSA would be forced to ground all flights. Makes me think of something Thomas Jefferson stated, “Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.” Via The Raw Story:
A bill that would criminalize TSA agents who conduct airport patdown searches was scuttled Tuesday night after the federal government threatened to ground all flights out of Texas.
The proposed law would have levied misdemeanor charges against security agents who “intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly [touch] the anus, sexual organ, buttocks, or breast of the other person, including touching through clothing, or touching the other person in a manner that would be offensive to a reasonable person.”
Fox 7 reports:
Tired of spam e-mails and unwanted pop-ups? This bill will create regulations as to how marketers obtain information about you without your knowledge. The bill still allows web users the option to…