The Freedom Watch

“A team of armed undercover US Air Marshals could be following you on your next flight, taking minute-by-minute notes whether or not you engage in such threatening behavior as sleeping on the plane, using a phone, going to the bathroom or talking to other passengers. Despite its relative recency, the program is already operational across virtually all major airports.”

“I didn’t do it as a status symbol. I did it because having a second passport is the ultimate insurance policy. It ensures that no matter what, you always have a place to go. To live. To work. To do business. To retire. And in some cases, even seek refuge. It also allows you more banking options, so you can move money out of your home jurisdiction (protecting your friends from frivolous lawsuits and overreaching governments). And even if you never end up needing or using your second passport, you will never be worse off for acquiring one.”

“By freely distributing plans for medical devices and pharmaceuticals, a loose collective of anarchists and hackers is threatening to pull the rug out from under one of the most regulated and profitable industries in the world. And they’re just getting started.”

“The U.S. company was a major advocate for legislation to protect against what Bitzer last year called a ‘long story of dumping’ by foreign competitors LG and Samsung in the washing machine business. Now the company cites U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminium as contributing to the increased cost in Whirpool’s raw materials.”