Daily Archives: September 17, 2010

Why Does the US Need a Consumer Czar?

There is so much that is strange about this consumer financial protection bureau that it is not easy to know where to start. First of all transactions between someone borrowing money and someone lending it do not strike us as "consumption." W… Continue reading

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Swiss Institutions Ask: Where's the Gold?

Have you ever wondered what would happen if most of the claimed US gold reserves do not really exist? Can Washington continue to operate under its own questionable and often non-existent accounting rules if it doesn't have the gold reserves as prom… Continue reading

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-09-17

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Senators ask Marshals Service why it stores images of full-body scans

By Katherine McIntire Peters and Aliya Sternstein 08/20/2010 Unhappy Senate lawmakers have asked the U.S. Marshals Service, an arm of the Justice Department, to explain why it has stored more than 35,000 whole body imaging scans taken at a federal cou… Continue reading

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Pro-gun Champion Under Attack

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Politicians Do The Side Step

By Shelli Dawdy In my last article, I talked about how elected officials don’t often hear from those of us who just want to be left alone and don’t want anything from government. I theorized that is likely why, by the time politicians have run for higher office such as US Congress, they are no […] Continue reading

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California bill would protect privacy of FasTrak users

Amazing! Reported August 23, 2010 by the Associated Press; The bill, SB1268, would prohibit transportation agencies from selling or sharing personal data and set penalties for those that violate the rules. The bill also would require agencies to destro… Continue reading

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