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The Newbie’s Guide to Staying Under the RADAR of the NSA


Some people are really paranoid about being watched by Big Brother.  There are ways to minimize your susceptibility to being monitored.  But, as in the cartoon “Spy vs Spy,” there are always counter-counter-countermeasures being developed.  Dan Stucky makes some good … Continue reading

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Assange Statement at Start of Bradley Manning Trial


As the Bradley Manning trial begins another exposure of massive US government intelligence gathering has just been exposed by Edward Snowden, an employee of Booz Allen Hamilton in McLean, VA.  At the same time Julian Assange, under the protection of … Continue reading

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Questions for the nearly gifted


 I like the New Yorker, not just because I grew up in New York, nor because I find their cartoons amusing.  I have almost always found something interesting in each issue.  Once a month I drop by my doctor’s office … Continue reading

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Total Information Awareness, Weed and Seed Community Surveillance and Repression


“You can thank the Department of Justice’s Weed and Seed Program (for the Chosen Few conspiracy). I have been a victim of this organization and I know others who have also been targeted. During the Bush Administration it was run … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With Girls?


Math Scores Show No Gap for Girls, Study Finds By TAMAR LEWIN Published: July 25, 2008 Three years after the president of Harvard, Lawrence H. Summers, got into trouble for questioning women’s “intrinsic aptitude” for science and engineering — and 16 years after … Continue reading

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Why do bright girls give up?


  The Trouble with Bright Girls Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D., Motivational psychologist and author, Posted: March 1, 2011 07:36 AM Successful women know only too well that in any male-dominated profession, we often find ourselves at a distinct disadvantage. We are … Continue reading

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