Ron Paul and Judge Napolitano discuss the critical juncture at which we, the American people, find ourselves. Have YOU had enough yet?
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March 23, 2010, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Sands Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada License Plate Readers (LPR) and video surveillance technology are playing an increasingly important role in public safety. For this reason, the IACP Technology Technical Ass…

Intelligence Led Policing, sovereignty, privacy and self-determination do NOT mix “We know too that globalization is a permanent fact.  The international economy is the engine of our nation, and the source of our wealth. This means more for law enfo…

Battle For the Future: A Nation of Makers or Takers?

As the holiday weekend continues, if you’re looking for some substantive diversion from the usual pursuits, I have the following documentary to recommend. It seems a very appropriate moment to recommend it as we are nearing the end of one year and ready to begin a new one. Hosted by John Stossel and aired on […]

Thanksgiving Day: Presidential Proclamations Past

Grassroots in Nebraska wishes you and yours a blessed and meaningful Thanksgiving holiday. As we all reflect upon the meaning of Thanksgiving, we thought we’d share the first Thanksgiving Proclamations. First Thanksgiving proclamation, 1777 FOR AS MUCH as it is the indispensable Duty of all Men to adore the superintending Providence of Almighty God; to […]

Turducken Anyone? Bring a hearty appetite (and some Tums)!

For tomorrow’s Thanksgiving meal, Linda and I have a suggestion for you if you’re tired of trying to figure out a new way of serving up the main dish at your feast, perhaps you’ll get an idea from the following video: A Note From Linda: There are distinct advantages to giving birth to sons late […]

The Saga of the Rude Parrot

A young man named John received a parrot as a gift. The parrot had a bad attitude and an even worse vocabulary.

Every word out of the bird’s’ mouth was rude, obnoxious and laced with profanity. John tried and tried to change the bird’s attitude by consistently saying only polite words, playing soft music and anything else he could think of to ‘clean up’ the bird’s vocabulary.

Happy National TSA Opt Out Day!
Via Gizmodo: According to tweeting travelers, many backscatter and millimeter-wave AIT scanning machines at airports are not in use at all, making opting out impossible. We’ve asked DHS/TSA for comment, but you can help…