Monthly Archives: August 2012

Political Asylum for Dummies

Gaining sanctuary is a tricky process. Lots of paperwork and patience. Reading about the process makes me wonder what motivates someone to seek asylum. Lots of folks are trying to escape persecution in their native countries. How about the asylum … Continue reading

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Red-light cameras/Follow the money

You’re riding down the street minding your own business. Boom! The dreaded flash of the red-light camera. It can cost you big-time. The question is, do they improve traffic safety? Studies appear split. Rear-end collisions increase with the use of … Continue reading

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Romney-Ryan/G.O.P Ticket to Disaster

The Romney/Ryan ticket surprised more than a few people across the nation. What will happen to Social Security, Medicare, and other vital programs? Social Security is self-funded. The program would only need a few tweeks in order to sustain itself … Continue reading

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Facial recognition/Does it really work?

Facial recognition technology is all around us. Does it work? Some say it is over 90% accurate. Some say it is a failure. Logan airport tried facial recognition hardware for two years. The system failed. This technology is still evolving. … Continue reading

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Drug War/Can Mexico save itself?

The images are disturbing. The narco drug gangs have torn Mexican society apart. Violence on a grand scale has been going on for the past several years. Poverty and corruption are also playing a role in keeping the war alive. … Continue reading

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