Tag Archives: lobbyists

Politician Deafness & Other Natural Phenomenon

By Shelli Dawdy Why do federal elected officials seem to be impervious to the objections of their constituents, specifically when those objections are voiced in large numbers? That phenomenon was very well illustrated by the drama that reached a crescendo on October 3, 2008. Congress passed the bailout bill (TARP) despite call ratios into Congressmen […] Continue reading

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Insurenet and Pettigrew use Oklahoma to Peddle their Scameras in PA

AxXiom for Liberty, The Oklahoma Watchdog, Mike McCarville and Lee Matthews of KTOK 1000 have been following and reporting on Insurenet and its (s)camera plan for months.  Looks as though they may have scored a win in Pennsylvania. This woolly booger … Continue reading

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AxXiom for Liberty July 16,2010 Show Notes: Privately Funded Travel for Congress, Tom Coleand the Aspen Institute (for Humanistic Studies)

Privately Funded Travel for Congress Opinions on privately sponsored trips range from enthusiasm to skepticism to outright disapproval. While some lawmakers and sponsors say the trips promote understanding, some government watchdog groups say they give… Continue reading

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SWITZER FUNDRAISER FOR SHANE JETT TOMORROW NIGHT

Just FYI. Nothing wrong with raising money but wherever Barry goes Insurenet seems to follow. Dear Friend, Switzer Fundraiser Tomorrow Night Please join Coach Barry Switzer at Reception Honoring Representative Shane Jett For U.S. Congress Oklahoma H… Continue reading

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7 Oklahoma Legislators Just Say No

Rep. Jason Murphy sparks a trend. Now would be an excellent time to encourage  all of our representatives to follow suit! Contact info; Rep. Murphy writes; A few weeks ago I wrote an update regarding the effort to ask the Oklahoma Ethics Commission to… Continue reading

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Biometrics Restriction Bill Defeated in NH…after legislators got a visit from the SIA Lobbyists

http://www.scribd.com/doc/23573316/AZ-Fusion-Center-Facial-Recognition-2007 Biometrics refers to the practice of verifying a person’s identity through biologically unique identifiers. The most commonly used biometric is a finger print, although … Continue reading

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Oklahoma ALPR Tag Scanning Cameras Transportation Tyranny

According to “The McCarville Report” New License Plate Part Of ‘Spy Cam’ Plan May 23, 2010 Governor Henry’s plan to install more than 200 highway “spy” cameras to record vehicle license plates has been flying below the radar in state government for more than a year and despite a few news stories about it, the […] Continue reading

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RFID bill Oklahoma Lawmakers Led Astray by the lobbyist from the SIA

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 […] Continue reading

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