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Concerns for Dubai Port Takeover Deal Grow

There was more noise on the Dubai Ports World deal today in the wake of Michael Chertoff trying to push the notion yesterday, that American’s should trust the “officials from the Homeland Security, Treasury and Commerce departments, along with the FBI and the Pentagon” who reviewed the deal. New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez jumped on […]

Diebold Machines Re-Certified by CA SOS in Covert Move

BradBlog reported late Friday that Secretary of State McPherson re-certified the “Diebold Optical Scan and AccuVote TSx (touch-screens) for use in elections” in CA. The re-certification (they had been originally decertified in California in 2004 when it was revealed Diebold had installed illegal software updates on the machines) is conditional on some items but not […]

Scientists Lament Bush Administration Policies

Scientists lamented Bush administration policies during a session organized by the Union of Concerned Scientists (a nonprofit organization that has been highly critical of the Bush administration), the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. David Baltimore, the Nobel Prize-winning biologist and president of the California Institute of Technology, is used […]