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CA Senate Bill 1303 would require an independent coroner rather than being part of police (tags)
Coroners should be independent of police
Anti-Consumer DARK Act Legislation (tags)
Cyprus Postmortems: Part II (tags)
Who is the Real Opposition in Egypt? (tags)
The revolution in Egypt erupted like all revolutions do, from the bottom up. It was unemployment and high food prices that propelled working and poor people into action. Now, the media reports that the "opposition” in Egypt is a group of well-to-do folks who have very little in common with the poor of Egypt. This top down takeover of the revolution is being engineered with the support of the U.S. and European nations, the same allies of the dictatorship that lasted three decades. If this elite group of Egyptians manages to gain power, they'll soon find themselves confronted with the real opposition of Egypt, the overwhelming majority of working and poor people.
N.J. requires flu shots for preschoolers, a first in U.S. (tags)
The International Herald Tribune is reporting: New Jersey became the first U.S. state to require flu shots for preschoolers, saying their developing immune systems and likelihood of spreading germs make them as vulnerable to complications as the elderly.
L.A. gang members go union (tags)
'They take that street toughness that puts them into Corcoran or Pelican Bay [state prisons] and put it into this.... What we require is no fear. They're perfect for us.' Robbie Hunter, president of the Ironworkers Union
Labor Union - Labor Department to act on employee safety equipment (tags)
WASHINGTON (AP)Labor Union — The Labor Department has agreed to issue rules outlining an employer’s responsibility for the cost of workers’ safety equipment — two months after a lawsuit by the AFL-CIO and the United Food and Commercial Workers seeking such regulations. www.LABORUNIONRESOURCES.ORG
Emminent Domain might seize your property (tags)
Require Emminent Domain cities to replace every lost apartment building with permits for two new comperable apartments.
Homeland Security Goons now want to screw up the railroads (tags)
Great after screwing up the airlines, now the homeland security goons are going to screw up the railroads!!!!
WTO Announces Formalized Slavery Model for Africa (tags)
The initiative will require Western companies doing business in some parts of Africa to own their workers outright. Schmidt recounted how private stewardship has been successfully applied to transport, power, water, traditional knowledge, and even the human genome. The WTO's "full private stewardry" program will extend these successes to (re)privatize humans themselves.
Need a drivers licese and don't have the required "papers"? go to Oregon (tags)
If you don't have a drivers license because you don't have a birth certificate or other papers you should go to Oregon and get one while you still can. They may change the law next year. Currently Oregon is one of a handful of states that does not require proof of citizenship or legal residency for a license.
Madison: 'Does 'consent of the governed' imply 'informed consent'?' (tags)
I found this posted over at Smirking Chimp and thought Madison made some good points. So, I lifted it and brought it over here as it is thought provoking.
United States Navy MORTICIAN-$6,000 Sign-On Bonus (tags)
The Navy Mortuary Affairs Program is responsible for the recovery, preparation and final disposition of Navy and Marine Corps deceased personnel and their eligible beneficiaries. Worldwide. Position will require relocating.
Ten Years After - Time to Revisit The World Scientists' Warning to Humanity (tags)
We the undersigned, senior members of the world's scientific community, hereby warn all humanity of what lies ahead. A great change in our stewardship of the earth and the life on it, is required, if vast human misery is to be avoided and our global home on this planet is not to be irretrievably mutilated.