Yesterday, when all 1,000 of us – the writers, editors and coffee go-fers of the Daily Bell staff – gathered around a conference table the length of a football field in our Pentagon-sized editorial office to decide on today's Bell artic…

A big flaw of the famous 1964 Civil Rights law is that it engages in regimenting who may or must associate with whom in private commerce. Among free men and women no such regimentation by government is permissible even if, to quote one prominent Republ…

In the 1960s, radical elements of the youth movement were impassioned about sociopolitical issues but, as we recall it, often went out of their way to exempt sports – certain sports anyway – from their arguments. It wasn't that sports didn't pa…

From our point of view an element of the American punditry is working overtime trying to portray upcoming House and Senate elections as an anti-Obama pro Republican mandate. In fact, we believe that such portrayals are part of a larger dominant social …

The corrupt, power-hungry EU elites like politicians here in America are always ready to use a crisis to advance their agenda of accumulating power, increasing taxes and controls over local governments and independent citizens. Contrary to their false …

Rep. Denney along and other proponents of expanding DNA collection to arrestees are on a misguided crusade to save victims and their families from the torment of delayed justice.  They contend that by entering more DNA into state and federal databases that more crimes, both past and future, will be solved. The fact is that […]

Oklahoma House defeats bill to require DNA samples prior to suspect’s conviction By Associated Press 5:11 PM CDT, May 20, 2010 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma House has overwhelmingly defeated legislation that would authorize officials to take DNA samples from suspects accused of felonies and violent misdemeanors before they go to trial. The House […]

May 11, 2010 the Oklahoma House which previously passed HB 2569 by a wide margin (76-13 with 12 excused) failed to get enough votes to override the Governor’s Veto of the Radio Frequency ID bill. Do Oklahoma legislators really think using any sort of tracking device on documents that we must carry with us nearly […]

9 to 5: Do You Know if Your Boss Knows Where You Are? Case Studies of Radio Frequency Identification Usage in the Workplace   The RAND Corporation did a study of six private-sector companies examining their policies for collecting, retaining, and using records obtained by RFID enabled access cards. RAND found that most were using […]