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So I work for Maker Studios which produces content exclusively for YouTube and one of our main channels is PoliPop, YouTube first politically themed network. Our network includes various political ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Sep 25, 2012 at 01:54 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
As an Employee Benefit consultant I get regular updates. Below is an article received today outlining The Republican National Convention adopted 2012 party platform. The article addresses Medicare, ...
by Olympia
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Aug 29, 2012 at 11:20 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Your boy is not getting any younger. He's already 143 parsecs old and retiring from Congress after this term. Is this going to be his legacy? A No-Term President? A non-nominee? Is this why you ...
by Tortmaster
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Aug 28, 2012 at 07:17 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
I have a friend. Her name is Gwen. She is a young woman of 22. A professional actress. She is a dual Canadian/British citizen and her passports and traveling papers are in order. She took a bus from ...
by Michael Alton Gottlieb
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Aug 19, 2012 at 07:40 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
As long as you do it at the airport at the TSA checkpoint. PORTLAND, Ore. -- An Oregon man kept his clothes on when he went through court security on his way to his trial, unlike the episode that ...
by Horace Boothroyd III
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Jul 18, 2012 at 04:03 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
By John M. Simpson If you fly you've probably encountered the Transportation Security Administration's highly intrusive and probably ineffective backscatter body scanners. Some security experts ...
by Consumer Watchdog
Comment Count 27 comments on Fri Jun 08, 2012 at 11:28 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
1830 – Congress passes the Indian Removal Act, signed into law by President Andrew Jackson two days later. 1879 – Russia and the United Kingdom sign the Treaty of Gandamak establishing an ...
by agnostic
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat May 26, 2012 at 07:55 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
So my mom is in her 70s and she told me this story when she came back from Florida: "We were going to the airport and you know, we like getting to the airport a few hours early for flight so there'
by shaketheworld
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon May 21, 2012 at 07:54 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
My brother has always tickled us with his sense of humor, with the things he plucks out with his unique, very intelligent perspective. He told us once of a National Enquirer-type story he saw in the ...
by BeninSC
Comment Count 129 comments on Wed May 16, 2012 at 07:00 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
Following today's reports of a Yemen-based underwear bombing plot thwarted by CIA operatives, TSA officials have acted swiftly and rationally to ensure the safety of all American airline passengers.
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 167 comments on Mon May 07, 2012 at 05:38 PM PDT with 141 Recommends
Probably not but there are not one but two stories today about children enduring pat downs under duress. Comparing the stories it is hard to tell which one is more of a heinous over reaction. I ...
by Horace Boothroyd III
Comment Count 30 comments on Wed Apr 25, 2012 at 09:14 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
Lyrics: Girl I been eye-in you ever since you walked on through That naked body scanner so I think that is my cue To take you to the side, yes, I know you're a single mom But shawty, you ...
by Horace Boothroyd III
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Mar 25, 2012 at 09:06 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
The TSA select a toddler for enhanced search since he has a broken leg. You can see him shake and hear the terror in the child's voice as he tries to be brave as he is molested by those wearing ...
by Horace Boothroyd III
Comment Count 33 comments on Sun Mar 18, 2012 at 02:22 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Mark Faulk, a documentary filmmaker and prominent member of Occupy Oklahoma City (OccupyOKC), discovered he was on the no-fly list when he attempted to check in online and then at Will Rogers ...
by peacearena
Comment Count 45 comments on Sat Mar 10, 2012 at 06:19 PM PST with 49 Recommends
TSA has spent huge sums replacing walk-through metal detectors with machines that capture naked images of people under their clothing but do NOT detect metal. This is to keep you safe in the Global ...
by Cartoon Peril
Comment Count 70 comments on Wed Mar 07, 2012 at 12:47 PM PST with 35 Recommends
Federal Flight Deck Officers are pilots, copilots, flight engineers, and navigators (if that position still existed in modern aircraft) who are specially trained as law enforcement officers. They ...
by hagagaga
Comment Count 65 comments on Wed Feb 01, 2012 at 04:32 PM PST with 8 Recommends
My organization, the Project On Government Oversight , has long been a supporter of whistleblower Robert MacLean--for good reason. Thanks to Bob, Americans can feel safer stepping on ...
by Dana Liebelson
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Feb 01, 2012 at 10:12 AM PST with 3 Recommends
You probably think that stuff you say on Twitter -- or here for that matter -- under a pseudonym is pretty much protected speech. You would be wrong. You probably think if they are monitoring it ...
by 8ackgr0und N015e
Comment Count 90 comments on Mon Jan 30, 2012 at 08:26 AM PST with 29 Recommends
To survive here a long time, one needs to do an awful lot of holding one's tongue. I generally think that's okay, because I STRONGLY support this site's central purpose of electing more and better ...
by Timaeus
Comment Count 153 comments on Mon Jan 23, 2012 at 05:58 PM PST with 19 Recommends
Sen. Rand Paul (Gage ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 135 comments on Mon Jan 23, 2012 at 01:30 PM PST with 45 Recommends