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  • What Harm Can They Do?

    12/18/2015 7:04:10 AM PST · by econjack · 15 replies
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  • Dear FCC: Rethink The Vague "General Conduct" Rule

    02/25/2015 9:23:49 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 19 replies
    Electronic Frontier Foundation ^ | 2/24/15 | corynne mcsherry
    we are deeply concerned that the FCC’s new rules will include a provision that sounds like a recipe for overreach and confusion: the so-called “general conduct rule.” According to the FCC's own "Fact Sheet," the proposed rule will allow the FCC to review (and presumably punish) non-neutral practices that may “harm” consumers or edge providers.
  • 'Anti-Racists' Attack White Heritage Group in Family Restaurant

    05/23/2012 1:33:52 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 92 replies
    ABC News ^ | 05/23/2012 | Andrew Fies
    A group of 18 people dressed in black, wearing masks, wielding steel batons and hammers and claiming to be extreme anti-racists allegedly stormed a suburban Chicago family restaurant in broad daylight to assault a meeting of alleged white supremacists, officials said. Ten people were injured and at least three required treatment for head wounds as a result of the attack Saturday at the Ashford House Restaurant in Tinley Park, Ill., a quiet Chicago suburb. The restaurant sustained $15,000 in damages including broken plates, glasses and furniture. "I've been mayor for 31 years," Tinley Park Mayor Ed Zabrocki tells ABC News,...
  • India developing radar-destroying Anti-Radiation Missile

    04/29/2012 8:10:32 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 15 replies
    India developing radar-destroying Anti-Radiation Missile After the success of Agni-V project, India is developing an Anti-Radiation Missile (ARM) which can hugely multiply the strike capabilities by destroying the enemy's advance warning system. Production of the ARM, which are among the most advanced missiles, is being undertaken on priority basis by the Defence Research and Development Laboratory (DRDL), which specialises in the missile development. Such missiles can be mounted on Sukhoi fighter planes Su-30 MKI, 140 of which have already been acquired by India from Russia and around 100 more are expected to be delivered in due course of time. These...
  • IN FOCUS: USAF committed to replace AMRAAM and HARM with new missile

    12/06/2011 8:51:13 PM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 3 replies
    Flight International ^ | 6 Dec 2011 | Stephen Trimble
    IN FOCUS: USAF committed to replace AMRAAM and HARM with new missile By: Stephen Trimble Washington DC 12:00 6 Dec 2011 Twenty years after entering service, the Raytheon AIM-120 AMRAAM is still one of the most feared weapons in air warfare, yet it may also be among the most endangered. China and Russia are developing new air-to-air missiles with possibly longer ranges, adding to the overall threat posed since 2010 by the appearance of the Sukhoi T-50 and Chengdu J-20 prototype stealth fighters. Moreover, a new generation of surface-to-air missile systems are extending their reach, making a strike by fighters...
  • 'Suspicious activity,' 'concerning behavior' to be monitored at OSU

    10/08/2009 5:27:54 AM PDT · by SoonerStorm09 · 7 replies · 540+ views
    The Daily O'Collegian ^ | October 8, 2009 | Sean Harkin
    The Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, Va., forever changed after the events of April 16, 2007. A student, Seung-Hui Cho, gunned down 27 students and five faculty members before killing himself. Vice President of Student Affairs Lee Bird said shortly after the Virginia Tech incident, OSU expanded its Threat Assessment Team and renamed it the Behavioral Consultation Team. The team is a specially trained group of professional staff members from several university departments with mental health, student development, law enforcement, academic, administrative and legal expertise, according to its Web site. The team investigates and evaluates threats and other concerning behavior...
  • [Vanity] VA 'Stress' Questions

    06/02/2009 7:18:19 PM PDT · by SES1066 · 22 replies · 1,210+ views
    Personal Email | 6/2/2009 | Self
    "I had a doctor's appointment at the local VA clinic yesterday and found something very interesting I would like to pass along.. While going through triage before seeing the doctor, I was asked at the end of the exam, three questions. 1.) Did I feel stressed? 2.) Did I feel threatened? 3.) Did I feel like doing harm to someone? The nurse then informed me, if I had answered yes to any of the questions, I would have lost my concealed carry permit as it would have gone into my medical records and the VA would have reported it to...
  • California budget crisis could bring lasting economic harm

    05/23/2009 10:26:12 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 23 replies · 966+ views
    LA Times ^ | 5/23/09 | Martin Zimmerman, Marc Lifsher and Andrea Chang
    As bad as California's budget crisis is for the state's $1.8-trillion economy, just wait. It could get worse. The spectacle that played out in the national media this week of a state unable to get its fiscal act together is reinforcing the notion that the Golden State is a rotten place to do business, experts say. Corporate leaders and Wall Street investors, watching the daily festival of seeming incompetence, political partisanship and governmental dysfunction, could be persuaded to limit or eliminate their investments here. ... The budget crisis threatens to further weaken the state's job market, which lost 63,700 more...
  • Obama Claim: Done More in 30 Days Than Other Presidents

    02/24/2009 11:29:44 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 84 replies · 2,570+ views
    Obama Claim: Done More in 30 Days Than Other Presidents Economy Will Dominate Obama Speech Tonight By JAKE TAPPER and MARK MOONEY Feb. 24, 2009 — The Obama administration is going into tonight's pivotal speech to Congress with the belief that President Obama has accomplished more in the first 30 days in office than any modern president. The president will give the nation a "sober assessment" about the status of the country's economy tonight as he assures Americans that there are "better days ahead," according to White House spokesman Robert Gibbs. Obama will address a joint meeting of Congress tonight...
  • Birdfeeders Can Both Help And Harm Bird Populations

    04/07/2008 2:49:22 PM PDT · by blam · 23 replies · 86+ views
    Science Daily ^ | 4-7-2008 | Ecological Society of America
    Birdfeeders Can Both Help And Harm Bird PopulationsAttractive feeders can become ecological traps, encouraging birds to settle in an area that cannot support them once supplemental feeding has stopped. (Credit: iStockphoto/Andrew Howe) ScienceDaily (Apr. 7, 2008) — Millions of people tend bird feeders in their backyards each year, often out of a desire to help the animals. But a new survey of research on the topic finds that feeding may not always bring a positive outcome for the birds. In many cases, bird feeding was shown to have immediate positive outcomes. A number of studies indicated, for example, that chicks...
  • Exposure to common chemical may be harmful

    08/06/2007 8:47:36 AM PDT · by Bladerunnuh · 27 replies · 1,491+ views
    ABC News ^ | 8-2-07 | Liz Szabo
    Government tests have found bisphenol A — used in plastic baby bottles, dental sealants and linings of metal cans — in 95% of people studied. While scientists haven't yet conducted definitive studies in people, animal tests have linked bisphenol A — which acts like a hormone — to problems such as obesity, early puberty, hyperactivity, and abnormal sexual behavior and reproductive cycles. In their joint statement, however, scientists say they took
  • Ice Baths 'More Harm Than Good' For Athletes

    07/10/2007 6:23:26 PM PDT · by blam · 12 replies · 2,637+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 7-11-2007 | Martin Beckford
    Ice baths 'more harm than good' for athletes By Martin Beckford Last Updated: 1:44am BST 11/07/2007 Athletes who take ice baths to prevent muscle soreness after exercise could be doing more harm than good, researchers said yesterday. Sportsmen believe that taking a freezing dip allows the body to get rid of lactic acid, which can cause pain. It was popularised by Paula Radcliffe, the marathon world record holder, who said taking a 10-minute ice bath after a race was "absolute agony" but claimed it helped her win gold in the 10,000m in the 2002 European championships. However, a study published...
  • 'Bats' shield Airmen from harm

    08/15/2006 6:48:14 PM PDT · by SandRat · 7 replies · 593+ views
    Air Force Links ^ | Staff Sgt. Ryan Hansen
    8/15/2006 - SOUTHWEST ASIA (AFPN) -- Their mission is simple: save the lives of troops on the ground in Iraq by providing an electronic shield around them. That is the job of the 43rd Expeditionary Electronic Combat Squadron. Known as the Bats, they take to the air every day of the week to actively support coalition warfighters in harm's way by providing electronic combat coverage. As one of only a few electronic combat squadrons in the Air Force, the 43rd EECS's special skills are in high demand. When not deployed, the 43rd ECS and its sister squadron, the 41st ECS,...
  • Safe Haven For Abandoned Babies: Causing More Harm Than Good? (New term - "neonaticide")

    03/09/2006 3:53:41 PM PST · by Libloather · 31 replies · 1,948+ views
    Columbia University ^ | April 2004 | Jesse Hyde
    Safe Haven For Abandoned Babies: Causing More Harm Than Good?By Jesse Hyde April 2004 Tim Jaccard looked at the dead baby curled in the toilet bowl and cursed God. The Nassau County paramedic was supposed to be on his way home to comfort his stepdaughter. She had called him at work, crying because she could not get pregnant. Minutes after he hung up, the call came to respond to the women's restroom in the lobby of the First District Court in Hempstead, Long Island. "My daughter can't get pregnant and somebody throws their baby away," he remembered thinking in the...
  • `Cold case' investigation leads to arrest in 1972 killing

    02/20/2006 12:42:26 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 11 replies · 1,646+ views
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | Sat, Feb. 18, 2006 | Brandon Bailey
    Frank Spencer Harm told his neighbors he was an ex-cop. He told his mother he was in the witness protection program. But a Santa Clara County sheriff's detective says Harm was a killer on the lam for more than 33 years, until authorities arrested him in Minnesota this week. Harm was jailed Thursday on a warrant charging him with shooting 25-year-old Fred Izzarelli to death after Harm broke into a Monte Sereno bungalow -- apparently in search of drugs -- where Izzarelli was living in 1972. Sheriff's Lt. Pedro Contreras said Harm was ``on the radar right from the beginning,''...
  • More Abu Ghraib Images Could Harm Troops, Official Says

    02/15/2006 5:03:47 PM PST · by SandRat · 29 replies · 709+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Feb 15, 2006 | Gerry Gilmore
    WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2006 – Publicizing more images depicting alleged abuse of detainees at Iraqi's Abu Ghraib prison could bring harm to U.S. servicemembers, a senior Defense Department official said here today. The release of more Abu Ghraib images "could only further inflame and possibly incite unnecessary violence in the world and would endanger our military men and women that are serving in places around the world," DoD spokesman Bryan Whitman told Pentagon reporters. "The abuses at Abu Ghraib have been fully investigated," Whitman said. "As you know, it's been the policy of this department - it has been and...
  • Homosexual Parenting: Is It Time For Change?

    01/19/2006 4:09:34 PM PST · by Mrs. Don-o · 43 replies · 1,129+ views
    Are children reared by two individuals of the same gender as well adjusted as children reared in families with a mother and a father? Until recently the unequivocal answer to this question was "no." Policymakers, social scientists, the media, and even physician organizations1, however, are now asserting that prohibitions on parenting by homosexual couples should be lifted. In making such far-reaching, generation-changing assertions, any responsible advocate would rely upon supporting evidence that is comprehensive and conclusive. Not only is this not the situation, but also there is sound evidence that children exposed to the homosexual lifestyle may be at increased...
  • Electrical safety training helps keep Iraqi workers free from harm

    11/23/2005 4:04:15 PM PST · by SandRat · 5 replies · 580+ views
    US Army Corps of Engineers ^ | Nov 23, 2005 | Jenna Bisenius
    Electrical safety training helps keep Iraqi workers free from harm By Jenna Bisenius Iraq Project and Contracting Office Iraqi labors in northern governorate of Erbil receive ladder safety training. (Photos courtesy of PCO) Iraqi personnel responsible for working on power pole lines receive appropriate training. (Photos courtesy of PCO) Iraqi personnel responsible for working on power pole lines receive appropriate training. (Photos courtesy of PCO) Baghdad, Iraq – While western construction companies have long recognized that employee safety is paramount to their success, the concept of a safe work environment is novel to most Iraqi crews. During Saddam’s reign, safety training was...
  • Heavy drinking may harm male hormones, sperm

    10/27/2005 11:37:16 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 78 replies · 2,333+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 10/27/05 | Amy Norton - Reuters
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Problem drinking may dampen both a man's sex life and his chances of having children, according to a new study. Researchers in India found that men being treated for alcoholism had lower testosterone levels and more sperm abnormalities than non-drinkers did. They also had a far higher rate of erectile dysfunction (ED) - 71 percent, versus 7 percent of abstainers. Some past studies have suggested that heavy drinking can take a toll on men's reproductive health. One recent study found that couples had a higher miscarriage risk if the man had consumed 10 or more...
  • Man Convicted of “Hate Speech” for Flyer Warning of Harm from Sodomy

    05/18/2005 3:09:51 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 92 replies · 2,621+ views ^ | 5 18 05 |
    SASKATOON, SK, May 18, 2005 ( – A Saskatchewan man has been charged and ordered to pay $17,500 in damages to several homosexuals as a result of a flyer he distributed in Regina, containing warnings against the dangers of a homosexual lifestyle that a human rights tribunal ruled was “hate speech.” On May 2, the Saskatchewan Human Rights Tribunal ordered William Whatcott to pay homosexual Guy Taylor $2,500 and $5,000 each to homosexuals Brenden Wallace, James Komar and Kathy Hamre for damages. The four had sued Whatcott for a flyer he had distributed in mailboxes between September 2001 and April...

    02/10/2005 6:27:02 PM PST · by Quix · 6 replies · 1,381+ views
    A Glimpse Ahead Timothy Snodgrass The Impossible Will Come Alive In 2005 01/28/05 In January of 2004, as we began to intercede for the New Year the Holy Spirit gave us the prophetic slogan, "The Seas will Roar in 2004". This year we were given a new slogan, "The Impossible will come Alive in 2005". As the veil of darkness begins to come down over nations and regions, along with great shakings will come great breakthroughs; signs, wonders, healings and a spectacular release of miracles in impossible circumstances. This year, although we are ultimately poised to gain much ground, there...
  • Hillary Clinton 2008 Confirmed?

    01/17/2005 4:38:09 PM PST · by yoe · 51 replies · 6,759+ views
    National Ledger ^ | Jan. 16, 2005 | Staff
    New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) has long been rumored as desperately seeking the democratic nomination for president in 2008. And while many political observers fully expect the power hungry former First Lady to hit the campaign trail within only a few months of being re-elected as a US Senator in 2006, US News & World report claims to have a confirmation of sorts. From USNews.Com's Washington Whispers: Hillary's in… You don't have to take it from us about Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton 's desire to run for president. Her brothers, Hugh and Tony Rodham, say it's true. Friends...
  • Fight the Liberal Boycott - (Gets me "fightin' mad!")

    01/12/2005 3:28:22 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 9 replies · 691+ views
    A couple of years ago I lost my job at a small Virginia newspaper when liberal Democrats threatened a boycott unless my column was pulled. I learned then, that the Left – supposed advocates of free speech, democracy and diversity – are a well organized and wide spread collection of fascists determined to outlaw ideas that offend them, personally attack those who oppose them, and destroy the livelihoods of those who disagree with them.I grew up in an area where the Democratic Party power brokers openly refer to themselves as the “Clarkton Mafia,” so I’m used to hard-nosed politics. I...

    10/09/2004 10:45:48 AM PDT · by forest · 23 replies · 1,364+ views
    Fiedor Report On the News #320 ^ | 10-10-04 | Doug Fiedor
    Last week, Cliff Kincaid, Editor of the Accuracy In Media Report[1], wrote that at least two in Congress have considered a Rathergate hearing. Actually, the way I heard it was that Rep. Chris Cox requested that House Commerce Committee Chairman Joe Barton (R-TX) schedule a hearing but Barton was not overly enthused with the idea. Rep. Barton is quoted as saying, "A news organization's responsibility is to facts and truth, but the oversight of network news generally is a matter best sorted out by the viewing public and the news media." I wholeheartedly agree. There is a simple reason most...

    08/15/2004 1:18:09 PM PDT · by take · 39 replies · 1,919+ views
    Green Wealth: Funding the Enemy Green and animal rights organizations do not subsist on the sale of calendars, books, and stuffed animals. They are wealthy beyond the comprehension of most Americans and others who support them in the belief they are "protecting the environment" and saving animals from "cruelty" and "extinction." You will be astonished to learn that there are more than 4,000 environmental groups in America today. "And the number is growing," warns Ron Arnold of the Center for the Defense of Free Enterprise, "and they are really out to get you." Worse, they have the clout and the...
  • The Least Harm Principle Suggests that Humans Should Eat Beef, Lamb, Dairy, not a Vegan Diet

    08/29/2003 2:14:39 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 47 replies · 12,064+ views
    The Least Harm Principle Suggests that Humans Should Eat Beef, Lamb, Dairy, not a Vegan Diet. The following abstract and the aforementioned title were written by S.L. Davis, Department of Animal Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331.Wildlife Damage Control has received permission to reprint this abstract in its entirety which was "Previously published in the Proceedings of the Third Congress of the European Society for Agricultural and Food Ethics, 2001, pp 449-450." Again, this article was NOT written by Stephen Vantassel. See my version of this principle written long before this article at Uneasy Conscience of the Animal Rights...
  • Cuba blows the whistle on Iranian jamming

    08/24/2003 3:41:30 PM PDT · by Dr. Marten · 3 replies · 218+ views
    Asia Times ^ | 08.22.03 | Safa Haeri
      Cuba blows the whistle on Iranian jammingBy Safa Haeri The Islamic Republic of Iran might lose one of its very few friends in the world, Cuba, which, according to American officials, has officially informed them that the Iranian embassy in Havana was the source of jamming programs send out by US-based Iranian radio and television stations aimed at mainland Iran. The jamming related to Telestar-12, a commercial communications satellite orbiting at 15 degrees west, 22,000 miles above the Atlantic, which carries programs by the American government as well as by Iranian radio and television stations based in the US...
  • War in Iraq Shows Growing Importance of Simulators

    04/30/2003 2:20:16 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 4 replies · 259+ views
    Yahoo News -- Reuters ^ | Tue Apr 29, 6:39 PM ET | Andrea Shalal-Esa
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. pilots who bombed Baghdad say increasingly detailed flight simulators helped familiarize them with the terrain, the threats and even the weather conditions they would face on the battlefield. Related Quotes SGILLLLMTNOCRTNCAE.TODJIANASDAQ^SPC 1.0844.4050.0587.9529.933.498480.091464.31916.92 +0.02+0.15-0.20-1.34-0.26+0.27-22.90-6.99-0.92 delayed 20 mins - disclaimerQuote Data provided by Reuters   "The location of my flight and the tactics employed were exactly like we were practicing in the MTC (Mission Training Center) ... before we left," the F-16 pilot who dropped the first HARM missile on Baghdad wrote in an e-mail to trainers at Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina. "It was pretty cool...
  • Everything the Left Said About the War was Wrong

    04/28/2003 11:20:25 PM PDT · by Salvation · 32 replies · 468+ views ^ | 5-29-03 | David Horowitz
    Everything the Left Said About the War was WrongBy David | April 29, 2003 In the aftermath of a successful war it opposed as a certain disaster, the left is attempting to rewrite the script, counting on others to forget what it said and did. No one has attempted this with more brazen aplomb than Arianna Huffington, a recent convert to the cause. In a column titled, "Why the Anti-War Movement Was Right," she has joined the self-satisfied ranks of smart people who seem determined to demonstrate that they don’t know what they’re talking about.In the lead up to...
  • Patriot May Mistake Aircraft For Missile In Combat's Electronic Glut

    04/24/2003 6:27:22 AM PDT · by Stand Watch Listen · 2 replies · 215+ views
    Inside The Pentagon | April 24, 2003 | Elaine M. Grossman
    CAMP DOHA, KUWAIT -- The coalition's top commander for air defense says the glut of electronic signatures on the modern battlefield may make it more difficult for the Patriot interceptor system to distinguish aircraft from missiles. A U.S. Patriot battery downed a British Tornado fighter March 23 near the Kuwaiti border, killing the two-man aircrew. Two days later, an American F-16 aircraft fired a HARM anti-radar missile on a Patriot radar south of An Najaf after the radar tracked the fighter. And a Patriot system is believed responsible for shooting down an F/A-18 on April 2 near Karbala, according to...
  • Dispatches and photos from the carrier Truman

    04/11/2003 7:02:16 PM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 5 replies · 334+ views
    Virginian-Pilot (Hampton VA) ^ | 10 April 2003 | MATTHEW DOLAN
    Rear Adm. John Stufflebeem meets with reporters on the Truman. It's a familiar duty. He was a Pentagon spokesman during the war in Afghanistan. The greater media access in this conflict has been ''going great,'' he says. Photos by Chris Tyree / The Virginian-Pilot.ABOARD THE TRUMAN -- He was the voice of the last war, standing before the Pentagon press corps almost daily to update the world about the progress of U.S. forces invading Afghanistan. Now he's at war, in charge of two Norfolk-based carrier strike groups -- known as battle groups before the chief of naval operations recently...
  • Navy using radar-jamming planes to fire missiles in risky new strategy

    03/29/2003 11:37:36 PM PST · by HAL9000 · 14 replies · 322+ views
    Associated Press | March 30, 2003 | ROHAN SULLIVAN
    ABOARD THE USS KITTY HAWK (AP) - Slow-moving and packed with electronic equipment, the Prowler radar-jamming plane usually stays clear of battle. But with the campaign against Baghdad's defenses heating up, the Prowlers are joining in the strikes. It's a risk for the vulnerable aircraft, but their crews say they've been eager to get into the fight. "It's about time," said Lt. Doug Graber, an electronic warfare officer who was on a EA-6B Prowler that fired a missile Saturday -- the second strike by a Prowler from the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk in two days. Prowlers usually stay...