Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Daily Round-Up 07-20
Operation Fast and Furious: The Straw Buyers AND Issa and Grassley -- more bombshells AND Grassley/Issa, or as some now refer to them "Grassa" (sort of like "Brangelina"), fire double broadsides at FBI & DEA. and NAME NAMES.
GENERAL BAD BEHAVIOR
Issa and Grassley -- more bombshells
Postmaster says days are numbered for Saturday mail delivery
Harvard Ethics Fellow Indicted for Hacking into MIT Computer to Copy Academic Papers With Intent to Distribute
Look for the Union Label . . . And You Won’t Find It
Law enforcement to begin iPhone iris scans amid privacy concerns
Cries for Help from Iranian Web Activists Go Unheeded. The U.S. pledged $75 million to "democracy promotion" in Iran two years ago. What happened to the money?
Dumb, dumb, oh and DUMB - Council OKs tech upgrade for international bridge tolls AND Beyond the Border: The Future of the National Guard in Homeland Security
Education Is Worse Than We Thought
Yes. Can a Playground Be Too Safe?
Workers for Contractors at Government Lab Used Dead People's SSNs
Ill treatment of young girls in a Canadian public school.
Ex-Cons in San Francisco May Soon Enjoy ‘Protected Class’ Status. A proposed law would bar landlords and business owners from inquiring about the criminal past of any prospective tenant or employee.
Museum Guard Boots Lesbian Hand-Holders Ironically, they were visiting a well-reviewed exhibit of well-known lesbian artist
FIGHTING CORRUPTION/TEA PARTY NEWS
Will The Tea Party Buy In, or Force Others to Spend?
Whither the Tea Party?
Viewers of ‘The Undefeated’ speak out
Tea party shifts its priorities, with effects on campaign trail and Capitol Hill