Archives for May 2015

Biometrics: Scanning eyes, ears, heart and even scent

It’s hard to think of bio­met­ric iden­ti­ty tech­nol­o­gy with­out pic­tur­ing Tom Cruise on the run in the movie Minor­i­ty Report. Hunt­ed by killer robots with iris scan­ning equip­ment and hailed by ani­mat­ed bill­boards that use sim­i­lar tech to per­son­alise their adverts, Cruise is reduced to a full eye trans­plant to evade cap­ture and death. It […]

What law says the text of the TPP must remain secret?

To the US Con­gress: reveal the con­tents of the TPP now It seems like a case of mass hyp­no­sis. Peo­ple claim­ing they can’t say what’s in the TPP trade agree­ment. And main­stream media accept this premise. “That’s right. Con­gress must stay silent.” Pop quiz: who says the text of the TPP must remain secret? Under […]

Obama’s Ed. Secretary: We Need Gov’t Boarding Schools; ‘Certain Kids We Should Have 24/7′

Pres­i­dent Obama’s edu­ca­tion sec­re­tary is stir­ring con­tro­ver­sy by sug­gest­ing the U.S. gov­ern­ment should launch board­ing schools for kids – chil­dren the gov­ern­ment would have 24 hours a day. Edu­ca­tion Sec­re­tary Arne Dun­can made the com­ments Tues­day in Arling­ton, Va., at the Youth Vio­lence Pre­ven­tion Sum­mit. (Video is avail­able below.) “One idea that I threw out […]

India Plans to Build 100 “Smart” Cities for the Elites

Have you ever won­dered what would hap­pen if the rich kept get­ting rich­er? I’m not talk­ing about the 1%. They most­ly con­sist of upper-mid­­dle-class busi­ness own­ers and real estate agents. No, I’m talk­ing about the 1% of the 1%. The real pow­er behind the throne. The finan­cial and polit­i­cal elite. If their wealth and pow­er […]

Prospectors, North Carolina land trust face off over access to gold

Once again, the arro­gant do-good­ers think they are the law  Recre­ation­al prospec­tors, long accus­tomed to spend­ing their week­ends search­ing for gold in North Carolina’s Uwhar­rie Riv­er, are under fire by a local land trust, which claims own­er­ship of the riv­er bed. The rise in the price of gold to its all-time high of $1,900 per […]

Stanley Family Gets Custody Back of 4 Youngest Children – 3 Older Children Still in State Custody

A review hear­ing in Gar­land Coun­ty Juve­nile Court in Arkansas yes­ter­day result­ed in the case being closed for the four younger Stan­ley chil­dren. The par­ents now have full cus­tody back of these four chil­dren. The three old­er Stan­ley chil­dren, how­ev­er, remain in State cus­tody. They are allowed to live at home with 20 hours a […]

Australian Prime Minister’s Top Advisor: Climate Change “About a New World Order Under the Control of the UN

This is the kind of quote that would have made big head­lines half a decade back or so… Now, the peo­ple at the top are open­ly admit­ting in everyone’s face that the glob­al warm­ing data has been fal­si­fied for years to bring about author­i­tar­i­an, glob­al con­trol and it bare­ly catch­es people’s atten­tion. This is what […]

In Landslide Vote, House Overwhelmingly Passes USA Freedom Act without Amendments

Is this the year Con­gress pass­es a bill to lim­it NSA spy­ing? The House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives cer­tain­ly hopes so. But just how strong that reform will be remains to be seen. Min­utes ago, the House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives passed the USA Free­dom Act over­whelm­ing­ly with 338 yes votes and 88 no votes. EFF is neu­tral on […]