Month: January 2012

Legislators Totally Cool With Required Drug Testing Unless It Applies To Them – The Consumerist

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Via Scoop.it – Demand TransformationOne way to get a politician to withdraw a bill requiring drug-testing for welfare applicants? Just tell him lawmakers also have to get tested, and see how fast he boomerangs. Rep.Via consumerist.com

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Sneaking 3 Horrible Wireless Ideas into One Bill | Public Knowledge

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Via Scoop.it – Demand TransformationHere in Washington, a classic way to get a bad policy passed is to attach it to the back of some unrelated “must pass” piece of legislation.Via www.publicknowledge.org

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When a WikiLeaks lawyer runs into Eric Holder and confronts him with his hypocracy

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Via Scoop.it – Demand Transformation During a chance encounter at Sundance, I pressed the attorney general about his plans for Assange — and his legacy…Via www.salon.com

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DHS IS A BUNCH OF IDIOTS! US bars friends over Twitter joke

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Via Scoop.it – Demand TransformationTWO pals banned from the US after cops pick up tweet gag about ‘destroying America’…   Anyone in DHS who had a hand in this plus their supervisors should be FIRED IMMEIDATELY.   This…

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U.S. Copyright Czar Cozied Up to Content Industry, E-Mails Show

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Via Scoop.it – Creating the FutureTop-ranking Obama administration officials, including the U.S. copyright czar, played an active role in secret negotiations between Hollywood, the recording industry and ISPs to disrupt internet access for users suspected of violating copyright…

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5 Questions: Rando on resetting the ‘aging clock,’ cell by cell

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Via Scoop.it – Creating the Future Advances in the study of stem cells have fueled hopes that someday, via regenerative medicine, doctors could restore aging people’s hearts, livers, brains and other organs and tissues to a more youthful…

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