Monthly Archives: June 2008

FindLaw | Cases and Codes

http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/scripts/getcase.pl?court=US&vol=000&invol=06-1195 BOUMEDIENE et al. v. BUSH, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, et al. certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the district of columbia circuit No. 06-1195. Argued December 5, 2007–Decided June 12, 2008** “… … (iii) The Government’s … Continue reading

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Habeas Corpus Barely Saved

http://fff.org/comment/com0806e.asp I don’t normally post the writing of a libertarian, much less a former senior editor at the Cato Institute, but this commentary by Sheldon Richman speaks to the reality of the dangers we face with the present administration’s arrogant, … Continue reading

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Team finds key mechanism of DDT resistance in malarial mosquitoes

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2008-06/uoia-tfk061308.php Biochemistry professor Mary Schuler and postdoctoral researcher Sanjeewa Rupasinghe This is not a simple problem; read the article for interesting plain-English explanation. This type of inquiry/discovery can help with figuring out the disease-vector problem, too. “University of Illinois researchers … Continue reading

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FWWeekly: Metropolis: Sludge Fund

http://www.fwweekly.com/content.asp?article=6944 Hey, Fort Worth, get a grip! Fix this uncontrolled,open-air,wild-mosquito DNA “experiment”! i live north of this ‘West Nile Mosquito Farm’ From the page: “Waring was surfing Google Earth’s online satellite imagery recently when he saw aerial shots of the … Continue reading

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Numbers Racket: Why the economy is worse than we know KEVIN PHILLIPS /Harpers Magazine v.316, n.1896 1may2008

http://www.mindfully.org/Reform/2008/Pollyanna-Creep-Economy1may08.htm the original Harper’s Magazine article is available online to subscribers only. This one covers it well, with a link to the book Kevin Phillips’s new book, Bad Money: Reckless Finance, Failed Politics, and the Global Crisis of American Capitalism, … Continue reading

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http://www.mikebloomberg.com/en/news/bloomberg_seeks_new_way_to_decide_who_is_poor.htm Did you know this ?! Compare and contrast your hshld income to this operating theory….one that Mayor Bloomberg is trying to improve and modernize, while still helping those who need help…… “The current federal poverty threshold was developed in … Continue reading

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BIG MONEY TO SOLAR POWER PLANT PIONEER | Energy Stocks Blog

http://www.energystocksblog.com/2008/05/19/big-money-to-solar-power-plant-pioneer/ Note the differences in approach seen (in this stumble & the one below on my page) in the reports on the same company/technology/capital sourcing “…The technical challenges will be resolved. Experts expect the second decade of this century to … Continue reading

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