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conspirator57 (1123519) writes "For those of you who are big fans of civil liberties, e.g. supporters of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) eff.org, it may come as a downer to know that the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) aclu.org has lost it's single largest donor to the financial crisis and burgeoning depression. This person was responsible for about 25% of ACLU's annual budget. Please support them as you are able.
Will a Planned Economy Save the Environment?
Progressives insist that only the state can protect us from things such as climate change. The historical record shows that, to the contrary, the state is one of the worst things to happen to the natural environment. Here's a devastating example of central planning ignoring what is not seen until it is too late.
TFA is very sympathetic to the Executive branch, going on to depict ways in which we're all less safe because of this ruling. Personally, I feel safer with more rulings like this one. Just wish the process were a bit more transparent.
"The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized."" top
1. Wait for disturbing, alarming event. 2. Spin such event to make unreasonable, ineffective security measures appear reasonable and effective. 3. Wait for public dissatisfaction to reach the soft ball stage. (~235 degrees on your candy thermometer) 4. Allow company formed by your friends to "save the day" by providing a service the government is much better equipped to do. 5. Wash, rinse, repeat. (if you can do this with air or water, you are a god among machine politicians.)