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WARNING: If anybody thinks software and music and movies are the only things protected to the fullest extent of the law, check this:
This citizen is protected by domestic law, international treaties, and constitutions. This citizen, and all men globally, are born with inalienable rights. To protect these rights, men created government.
Those who create, can also uncreate, as needed. Now, can your movie do this?
The Tax-Fraud Fraud in Venezuela
Venezuela's IRS is punitively shutting down McDonalds restaurants on its soil for 48 hours for reasons which are suspicious. There is a lesson to be learned for all other countries which hope to prevent tyranny on their own soil.
Monday, August 4, 2008
Fiddling With Oil Droplets
Drilling for oil in new places in the USA can only yield a tiny fraction of the amount of oil that is available underneath the soil of Iraq. Iraq owns the world's fourth largest supply of oil. Luckily, the USA already helped rewrite Iraq's constitution to favor our oil companies. Let us stop wasting critical national discussion time and effort on insignificant questions about insignificant oil sources.
Saturday, July 26, 2008
The Jess rule engine software package for Java which was developed by Sandia National Labs should be free. Taxpayer money funded the development of Jess. Sandia insists on charging money for any use of Jess other than academic or government use. Americans should not be forced to pay a second time for the privilege of using their own public property.
Tuesday, June 24, 2008
US State Dept Condemned Russia for Spying on Their Citizens
In 2001 and 2006 the U.S. State Department condemned the Russian government for violating its citizens privacy laws and not holding lawbreakers accountable. These were cited as human rights abuses by the United States. The U.S. Senate is now the last defense of Americans to keep us free from being spied upon, from the likes of Congress, the Executive Branch, and their co-conspirators in our telecommunications corporations.
What are the Ebay Seller Tool Websites Really Doing with Buyer Information?
Ebay buyers are being ordered by sellers and Ebay itself into following through with entering private information into the unverified web sites of fourth parties who are seemingly ungoverned by Ebay's security policies. Buyers are unaware until too late that they are agreeing to share information -- some of it private -- on strange websites. Nobody seems to know what is being done with it. Ebay doesnt seem to want to know.