Fighting terror a bit too far

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I’m all for fighting terror, but this seems too much of a “Big Brother” item to me..

FBI wants palm prints, eye scans, tattoo mapping – CNN.com
CLARKSBURG, West Virginia (CNN) — The FBI is gearing up to create a massive computer database of people’s physical characteristics, all part of an effort the bureau says to better identify criminals and terrorists.

The FBI wants to use eye scans, combined with other data, to help identify suspects.

But it’s an issue that raises major privacy concerns — what one civil liberties expert says should concern all Americans.

The return of the Hippies

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Via Michelle Malkin » The White Flag Democrats’ grand new scheme: A war “surtax”

Nothing screams impotence louder than a desperate, last-ditch effort to tax the war on terror to death.

Slowly, but ever so steadily, the left comes up with crazier and crazier notions. And here I’d thought Hippies were dead.

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Things That Are Perfect, from (Notes on) Politics, Theory & Photography: Kirmen Uribe

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Things That Are Perfect

Though a favor to the feet, to the shoes
the sandals are bare skeletons.

An olive tree lives two thousand years
but tends to remember nothing.

Things that are perfect sow terror in me.
I don’t like them.

My handwriting’s skewed, my gait more so,
doing my best.

Kirmen Uribe

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