Monday, September 02, 2013

Tab clearing

Chicago PD chief: "We'll shoot CCW peasants because of our training."

"Ignore what I said when Bush was President, THIS President can do what he wants."
Kerry, you truly are a miserable little bastard, aren't you?

Haven't had time to hit all the links, but seems to have some good stuff: 72 types of Americans considered 'potential terrorists'.  The first linked piece contains lots of 'according to the Southern Poverty Lie Center' and this now-famous bit:
a. Nationalism
– The policy of asserting that the interests of one’s own nation are separate from the interests of other nations or the common interest of all nations.Many nationalist groups take it a step further and believe that their national cultureand interests are superior to any other national group.
"So, soldier, you think the United States is exceptional?  Do you know what ground that puts you on?"

Some collected "And you wonder why you're not Officer Friendly anymore?"

Another link from a commenter: 11 reasons not to intervene in Syria

For at least six years, law enforcement officials working on a counternarcotics program have had routine access, using subpoenas, to an enormous AT&T database that contains the records of decades of Americans’ phone calls — parallel to but covering a far longer time than the National Security Agency’s hotly disputed collection of phone call logs.

More privilege for servants of the state?

Some thoughts on dealing with confrontations

More wonders from the EUnuchs, and their need to control the commoners:
Under the proposals new cars would be fitted with cameras that could read road speed limit signs and automatically apply the brakes when this is exceeded.

Patrick McLoughlin, the Transport Secretary, is said to be opposed to the plans, which could also mean existing cars are sent to garages to be fitted with the speed limiters, preventing them from going over 70mph.
Note that if they go with the satellite option, it would also allow them to keep records of where you go, and when.

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