TSA security agents to be deployed in UK airports for Olympics

ShareThis TSA security agents to be deployed in UK airports for Olympics [Insert eye-roll *here.*] 18 Jul 2012 The US Transport Security Administration has reportedly prepared its personnel to be deployed in UK airports for the Olympic Games. The US agents will apply their skills to help their UK colleagues bolster security during the event. […]

Gas Prices Could Hit $5 by Summer

By: CNBC As the average gas price nationwide climbs towards $ 4 a gallon, analysts and energy experts are forecasting that prices could hit the $ 5 mark at the pumps this summer. Rising gas prices could set the economy back. Crude prices surged last year, causing prices at the pump to shoot up. This […]

Dodgy Queensland Electoral Commissioner removes Katter name

by Robert J Lee | CairnsNews The Queensland Electoral Commission, long tainted with corruption allegations has again shown its true colours by dropping the Katter name from Katters Australian Party on two million ballot papers.. An application has been made to the Supreme Court to have the Katter name reinstated. Last year, amid some controversy […]

Record 1.2 Million People Fall Out Of Labor Force In One Month, Labor Force Participation Rate Tumbles To Fresh 30 Year Low

By Tyler Durden, ZeroHedge.com A month ago, we joked when we said that for Obama to get the unemployment rate to negative by election time, all he has to do is to crush the labor force participation rate to about 55%. Looks like the good folks at the BLS heard us: it appears that the […]

Censorship foes roll out anti-piracy plan, say stop “butchering the Internet”

(BobTuskin.com)   It’s a battle of the Congressional antipiracy acronyms. In one corner are SOPA and PROTECT IP, the House and Senate bills that would bring site blocking, search engine de-listing, and more to the US in an effort to stop “rogue” sites. In the other corner, today’s challenger: the Online Protection & Enforcement of Digital […]