Monday, March 15, 2010

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Mobile Mind Screening Checkpoints 2010

SO here is a promo piece of a new mobile 4th and 5th amendment-breaking technology. The inside looks nice an intimidating with the lab coats, the sterile walls and such but here are some of my observations

Why is the government creating technology that it unconstitutional if used by the government? The government's main purpose/function is to defend the Constitution, if it can't do that or won't do that then the rest of its secondary functions are irrelevant since those function are dependent on the ability to perform the primary function.

How is the DHS going to get around people exercise their 4th and 5th amendment rights (and depending on where they park and use this; the people's 1st, 2nd and even 3rd amendment rights)? If the peoople exercise theese rights, the government cannot lawfully detain them

If this were to be used by private organizations, then there are within their rights to do so but they are definitely running the risk of alienating their customer to say the least. And they are introducing an avenue of abuse by the security arm that could introduce (if big enough) a possible class-action liability lawsuit.

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Chichen Itza Pyramid UFO Light Beam Alien Contact -
The program of the great mysteries of the third millennium Jaime Maussan present this rare photograph of a tourist to take pictures of their children with the bottom of the pyramid, a rare ray came out of the pyramid.

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Government rebuked over global warming nursery rhyme adverts

Two nursery rhyme adverts commissioned by the Government to raise awareness of climate change have been banned for overstating the risks.

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) ruled that the adverts – which were based on the children's poems Jack and Jill and Rub-A-Dub-Dub – made exaggerated claims about the threat to Britain from global warming.

In definitely asserting that climate change would cause flooding and drought the adverts went beyond mainstream scientific consensus, the watchdog said.

It noted that predictions about the potential global impact of global warming made by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) "involved uncertainties" that the adverts failed to reflect.

The two posters created on behalf of the Department of Energy and Climate Change juxtaposed adapted extracts from the nursery rhymes with prose warnings about the dangers of global warning.

One began: “Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water. There was none as extreme weather due to climate change had caused a drought.” Beneath was written: “Extreme weather conditions such as flooding, heat waves and storms will become more frequent and intense.”

The second advert read: "Rub a dub dub, three men in a tub — a necessary course of action due to flash flooding caused by climate change.” It was captioned: “Climate change is happening. Temperature and sea levels are rising. Extreme weather events such as storms, floods and heat waves will become more frequent and intense. If we carry on at this rate, life in 25 years could be very different.”

Upholding complaints from members of the public, the ASA said that in both instances the text accompanying the rhymes should have been couched in softer language.

The newspaper adverts were part of a controversial media campaign launched by the DECC last year which attracted a total of 939 complaints.

The watchdog found that the other elements of the campaign, including a television and cinema advert in which a father read his daughter a nightmarish bedtime story about a world blighted by climate change, did not breach its guidelines.

Ed Miliband, the Environment Secretary, said that that his department had been "comprehensively vindicated" by the ASA but promised to better reflect scientific uncertainty about global warming in future campaigns.

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