Monthly Archives: February 2011

U.S. to enforce no-fly zone over Libya?

Here we go again, now Obama wants to interfere with the ‘revolution’ in Libya.

The Arab world is already sick and tired of U.S. and Western interference in its affairs, and rightly regards the U.S. as a running-dog lackey of Israel. Any interference by America will be deeply resented, even if it has the effect of grounding any pilots still loyal to Gadhaffi who have been bombing and shooting-up civilians.

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Darpa’s Cheetah-Bot Designed to Chase Human Prey

“As the name implies, Cheetah is designed to be a four-legged robot with a flexible spine and articulated head (and potentially a tail) that runs faster than the fastest human. In addition to raw speed, Cheetah’s makers promise that it will have the agility to make tight turns so that it can ‘zigzag to chase and evade’ and be able to stop on a dime”.

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Let’s get Property Rights put in the Charter!

In my post “Free speech victory just the beginning!” on February 20th, I referred to “…the disturbing fact that the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms specifically excludes the right to own property.

“Thus I see it as imperative that the Charter be amended as quickly as possible to include this basic human right” and suggested that “…perhaps the Ontario Landowners Association could consider joining up with similar organisations in the other provinces, to lobby for the necessary changes to be made…”

Well, it turns out to be better than that!

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Virginia seeks protection against Federal Reserve collapse

A fascinating initiative currently before the Virginia General Assembly is summarized as follows:

“Study; adoption of an alternative currency; report.

“Establishes a joint subcommittee to study whether the Commonwealth should adopt a currency to serve as an alternative to the currency distributed by Federal Reserve System in the event of a major breakdown of the Federal Reserve System.”

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Police ‘Special Investigations Unit’ outrage

“Through a freedom of information request, the Star obtained 300 letters Scott sent to police forces over a 14-month period beginning in January 2009.  When asked Tuesday if his letters get a response, Scott said in an interview: “Overall, the answer is no. Typically I don’t get responses…”

“Previous stories (in the Toronto Star) revealed that police officers are treated more favourably than civilians when accused of shooting, beating, running over and killing people, some of them innocent bystanders.”

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