Archive for February 12th, 2008

Bush: No need to look for fraud in Afghanistan or Iraq!

| February 12, 2008 | Reply
Bush: No need to look for fraud in Afghanistan or Iraq!

New unbelievable rule from the Bush Administration, as reported by MSNBC: A Bush administration plan to crack down on contract fraud has a multibillion-dollar loophole: The proposal to force companies to report abuse of taxpayer money will not apply to work overseas, including projects to secure and rebuild Iraq and Afghanistan. Why these two exceptions? […]

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Congress: It’s OK for phone companies to spy on their customers

| February 12, 2008 | 1 Reply
Congress:  It’s OK for phone companies to spy on their customers

This bit of depressing news was reported by The Crypt:  An attempt to strip lawsuit immunity for telecom firms which helped the government tap phone calls fell well short in the Senate, leaving liberal Democrats on the losing side of what they believe is a fundamental civil liberties debate. Only 31 senators _ all Democrats […]

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WordPress upgrade for Dangerous Intersection

| February 12, 2008 | 12 Replies
WordPress upgrade for Dangerous Intersection

Bear with us as we improve this site. I realize that the comments function was not working this morning. That has now been fixed. Also, posting capacity was down for awhile. Those problems have been ironed out. We’re making lots of changes here, most of them to the backside of the site. These changes (I […]

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