Almost everyone enjoyed the movie “The Avengers” where earths mightiest heroes were assembled by a covert technologically advanced government agency named S.H.I.E.L.D. Many Americans might be shocked in learning that the United States has its own shield organization, well it is not exactly like shield until you combine it with the spying prowess of the NSA then you would have a real shield type agency. The agency I’m referencing is called D.A.R.P.A. ( Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency).
A marine attending a local New Hampshire City Council meet gave an impassioned testimony, voicing his concerns over the U.S. government arming its police with military style gear. At one point he became so disturbed at the apathy expressed by his electorate that he had to ask, “Is everybody blind?” Just look at the video below, those on the citizens behind the marine are shaking their head and seem concerned or at least engaged with what the marine was saying. Then you look next to the marine and see a city official almost seeming like shes going to fall asleep or seems bothered to have to sit and listen to the concerns expressed by a man who fought for her freedom.
Visited my local Home Depot the other day to get a new shower head because the current one my apartment has installed has very little water pressure to it. I then learn from the guy in plumbing that there is a law mandating that shower heads can only use “x” many gallons thereby causing the water pressure to be lessened when comparing them to older models; and this law has been on the books for sometime.
I did a little digging and heres what I found. First he was right, the EPA law is titled [H.R. 776 SEC. 123 subsection (j)] but this law doesnt just stop at shower heads it covers toilets, faucets, light bulbs, etc. It has actually been on the books since 1994. Continue reading
Is the media like the boy crying he saw a wolf?: Today Mitt Romney spoke at the NAACP convention, a place many Romney supporters had claimed would be hostile. During the speech Romney said to help promote job growth Obamacare should be repealed. The NAACP audience booed at Romney’s statement. There have been continuing News reports and articles circulating this clip around at an attempt to stir up some controversy.