Archives for January 2015

Arkansas Takes Away 7 Homeschool Children because Father had Unapproved Mineral Supplement

FA Note: Lit­tle is heard today of what might be called “Sus­tain­able Med­i­cine”. It exists, but not specif­i­cal­ly with­in Agen­da 21. The Codex Ali­men­ta­r­ius Com­mis­sion was cre­at­ed by the UN, cov­er­ing all foods. The U.S. FDA’s pol­i­cy is that Codex super­sedes U.S. laws. Fur­ther­more, the U.S. pas­sage of CAFTA requires the U.S. to con­form to […]

Asset Forfeiture and the Cycle of Electronic Surveillance Funding

EFF Note: The bulk of the research in this post was com­piled pri­or to Attor­ney Gen­er­al Eric Hold­er’s sur­prise announce­ment that he is cur­tail­ing the fed­er­al equi­table shar­ing pro­gram. The post may be updat­ed as fur­ther ram­i­fi­ca­tions of the pol­i­cy deci­sion become clear. “You fol­low drugs, you get drug addicts and drug deal­ers. But you […]


Assess­ing the babies is Oba­ma’s agen­da An Alert by Ani­ta Hoge This is the birth to kinder­garten men­tal health inter­ven­tions for our babies. This is research for the ear­ly learn­ing and the $1 bil­lion that Oba­ma is fund­ing for day­care and preschool.

Wolf Wisdom from a Wolf Authority

Intro­duc­to­ry note from Jim Beers:  Dr. Val Geist is a retired Cana­di­an Uni­ver­si­ty Pro­fes­sor now liv­ing in British Colum­bia. While his title is “Pro­fes­sor Emer­i­tus of Envi­ron­men­tal Sci­ence” his field of exper­tise for which he is inter­na­tion­al­ly rec­og­nized is the biol­o­gy of wildlife and the soci­etal impli­ca­tions of wildlife pol­i­cy options. I have no greater respect […]


EXTREMELY IMPORTANT INFORMATION  ABOUT THE RULES FOR HIPAA AND FERPA  COVERING AN EDUCATION RECORD An Alert by Ani­ta Hoge EDUCATION RECORDS ARE NOT COVERED BY HIPAA. NO MENTAL HEALTH INTERVENTIONS AT SCHOOL ARE COVERED BY HIPAA. Expla­na­tion of HIPPA and FER­­­PA-Ear­­ly Child­hood Data can be found in this doc­u­ment: A Look at Penn­syl­va­ni­a’s Ear­ly Child­hood Data Sys­tem­ing Mom […]

Global Governance vs. American Sovereignty

Empires have been built through­out his­to­ry and most even­tu­al­ly fell when the empire got too large or too tyran­ni­cal. There has always been, and prob­a­bly always will be, a ten­sion between con­sol­i­dat­ing pow­er at the top or decen­tral­iz­ing pow­er to the peo­ple. Our Found­ing Fathers gave us a high­ly decen­tral­ized Repub­lic with most pow­er vested […]

Homeschooling Parents Declared to be ‘Bona Fide’ Guardians and Won’t Face Jail

There was a spir­it­ed meet­ing at the Gooch Coun­ty (VA) School Board last night as hun­dreds of peo­ple attend­ed to show their con­cern about a dis­trict pol­i­cy that home­schooled stu­dents (at age 14) must declare their reli­gious affil­i­a­tion. From There’s con­tro­ver­sy in Goochland over home­school­ing. It all stems from a new pol­i­cy that some […]

Security is Not a Crime—Unless You’re an Anarchist

Rise­up, a tech col­lec­tive that pro­vides secu­ri­­ty-mind­ed com­mu­ni­ca­tions to activists world­wide, sound­ed the alarm last month when a judge in Spain stat­ed that the use of their email ser­vice is a prac­tice, he believes, asso­ci­at­ed with ter­ror­ism. Javier Gómez Bermúdez is a judge of Audi­en­cia Nacional, a spe­cial high court in Spain that deals with […]