Tag Archives: Law

Gotcha! – Reason Magazine

Gotcha! Radley Balko | December 6, 2008, 1:28pm Like Mark Draughn, I’ve been somewhat skeptical of Barry Cooper, the former drug cop turned pitchman for how-to-beat-the-cops videos. He comes off as more of a huckster than a principled whistle-blower, which … Continue reading

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New Court Filing Suggests Manufactured Terror Threat in Bush's 2002 State of the Union

New Court Filing Suggests Manufactured Terror Threat in Bush’s 2002 State of the Union. A new court filing by the lawyers for Lakhdar Boumediene and five other Guantanamo detainees suggests that the Bush administration ordered the Bosnian government to arrest … Continue reading

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Passports will be needed to buy mobile phones – Times Online

Passports will be needed to buy mobile phones. By David Leppard. Everyone who buys a mobile telephone will be forced to register their identity on a national database under government plans to extend massively the powers of state surveillance. Phone … Continue reading

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Torture in the 21st Century by Deepak Tripathi at Z Space

Torture in the 21st Century. October 05, 2008 By Deepak Tripathi. The recent case of Dr Aafia Siddiqi (starting in August 2008) in a New York court has brought another disturbing episode in the ‘war on terror’ of President George … Continue reading

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As the Violence Soars, Mexico Signals Its Had Enough of Americas Stupid War on Drugs | DrugReporter | AlterNet

The U.S.-financed War on Drugs has had savage results in Mexico, and now its president wants to decriminalize pot, cocaine and heroin possession. Even on his most homicidal of days, Al Pacino’s character in Scarface couldn’t even approach the level … Continue reading

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Google search finds seafaring solution – Times Online.

Google search finds seafaring solution. by Murad Ahmed, Technology Reporter for the Times Online. Google may take its battle for global domination to the high seas with the launch of its own “computer navy”. The company is considering deploying the … Continue reading

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Firefighter stops at Burger King before saving woman

An Austin, Texas, firefighter has been fired after he made a pit stop at Burger King before responding to an emergency call from a 77-year-old woman in respiratory failure. Michael Pooler’s snack attack postponed the Austin Fire Department’s emergency response … Continue reading

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