Category Quick Jump
News 4 A 1
Vancouver's Douglas Student Union has allegedly been subject to financial tomfoolery by management. It seems to be a microcosmic example of North America's renaissance of corruption.
World Towel Day is coming up. On May 25th the devout will honor dead author Douglas Adams by carrying a towel around with them all day. Of the many uses of a towel, one stands out:
Here is an amazing breakdown, via the Daily Kos, of technology sold by Narus, whose gear is used by AT&T to help the NSA spy on Americans. One Narus box can apparently monitor 39,000 DSL connections.
After weeks of massive protests and rioting, the French government has decided to get rid of the "new jobs" law, which would have deprived workers under 26 years old of any protection against wrongful dismissal.
Correspondant Brent Morley, as some know, is running in the Vancouver Douglas College elections as part of the C.R.U.S.H. slate.
It has been a very close election and the votes have apparently been counted.
Strangely, however, no results have been released.
Since 2001, the US government has tried to keep cockpit recordings from hijacked September 11 flights secret. The official rationale is as follows:
"to protect the National Traffic Safety Board against premature public speculation regarding the cause of any airline crash so it may 'conduct a full and fair investigation.'"
Brian J. Doyle, A US Department of Homeland Security deputy press secretary, was charged with getting too friendly, via the Internet, with a 14-year-old girl. The "girl" was actually an undercover detective working for Polk County.
Doyle, who has numerous sexy conversations with the "girl" and sent her pornographic files, faces a charge of transmission of harmful material to a minor.
Links of Fondness :
Machine Biscuits :