Eric Florack on May 23rd, 2010

I’m starting a new category of posts here at BitsBlog, which I hope will be of at least passing interest to you.  I’m going to call the category “The Truck Collection”. It’ll be pics of trucks that really catch my eye. . I admire folks who do this with cars, for the massive time and […]

Continue reading about The Truck Collection

Eric Florack on May 23rd, 2010

I won’t even bother to link this nonsense, but we’ve all seen in the last several days the issue surrounding Rand Paul and his comments regarding the 1964 civil rights act. You remember, the bill that the Republicans rammed through and Democrats fought against back in the day? Yeah that one. Well, anyway, let me […]

Continue reading about Rand Paul And the Civil Rights Act of ’64

davidl on May 23rd, 2010

THE WASHINGTON POST FRETS ABOUT the “controversial social studies standards” just adopted by the Texas state board of education, but it fails to quote or even to link to the text of those standards.  Everything is paraphrased… appallingly inaccurately. Ann Althouse, posting at Instapundit. Ms Althouse does way too much social trivia and photoblogging for […]

Continue reading about Snark of the Day: Ann Althouse

http://news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-20005458-38.html Millions of Americans arrested for but not convicted of crimes will likely have their DNA forcibly extracted and added to a national database, according to a bill approved by the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday. By a 357 to 32 vote, the House approved legislation that will pay state governments to require DNA […]

Continue reading about House Votes to Expand National DNA Arrest Database

http://news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-20005458-38.html Millions of Americans arrested for but not convicted of crimes will likely have their DNA forcibly extracted and added to a national database, according to a bill approved by the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday. By a 357 to 32 vote, the House approved legislation that will pay state governments to require DNA […]

Continue reading about House Votes to Expand National DNA Arrest Database

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ynews/20100521/tc_ynews/ynews_tc2189

Continue reading about Facebook, MySpace Caught Releasing User Data

davidl on May 23rd, 2010

Dumbo sets sights on big trucks, what could go wrong?   From Erica Werner and Ken Thomas, Associated Press: WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is setting the nation’s sights on vehicles that run on half the fuel they now use and give off half the pollution. Obama on Friday directed the government to set the first-ever […]

Continue reading about Breakfast Scramble