Alabama asks court to back GOP-backed redistricting plan

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TweetYumShareThis Alabama asks court to back GOP-backed redistricting plan 26 Jul 2012 Alabama’s attorney general filed a lawsuit Thursday asking a federal court to approve a redistricting plan for his Legislature without requiring the plan to go through the U.S. Justice Department for approval to make sure it doesn’t discriminate against minority voters. The lawsuit […]

‘Minority Report’ software hits the real world

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TweetYum(FRANCE 24)   The software behind the film “Minority Report” — where Tom Cruise speeds through video on a large screen using only hand gestures — is making its way into the real world. The interface developed by scientist John Underkoffler has been commercialized by the Los Angeles firm Oblong Industries as a way to sift […]

Minority Report is real: FBI wants to use social networks to prevent future crime

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TweetYumThe FBI is looking into the creation of a new application that would allow them to not only monitor on-going threats, but also predict potential terrorist attacks and other crimes before they even happen. The FBI doesn’t just want to know about what’s happening now; it also wants to predict events that are about to […]

Feds Fail To Protect Foster Kids From Potent Psych Meds

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TweetYumWhile the U.S. government is preoccupied monitoring and controlling what American children eat, it’s failing miserably to protect those in foster care from the devastating effects of potent, psychiatric medications that alter the mind. Hundreds of thousands of foster children across the nation are being prescribed powerful psychiatric medications at doses that exceed the maximum […]

Most Of Obama’s Minority Judicial Nominees “Not Qualified”

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TweetYumPresident Obama’s quest to transform federal courts by appointing unqualified leftist ideologues is worse than previously imagined, according to a mainstream newspaper that reports the notoriously liberal American Bar Association (ABA) has rejected a “significant number” of potential judicial nominees, most of them minorities and women. This is hardly earth-shattering news considering Obama’s judicial appointments […]