FAA to Allow Gate-to-gate Use of Electronics
‘Air travelers will soon be able to use their tablets and other electronic devices from gate to gate, the Federal Aviation Administration announced Thursday.
‘The agency said it has determined that airlines can safely expand passenger use of portable electronic devices during all phases of a flight, and it is providing airlines with guidance for implementation, FAA Administrator Michael Huerta said during a Thursday morning news conference…’
Severed Finger Leads Police to Owner/Thief
Funnier: the severed finger was fingerprinted using Popsicle stick
‘An air conditioning company employee told Glendale police someone tried to steal the wire from his truck on Oct. 7.
‘The spool of wire – worth more than $300 – had been pulled out about 20 feet from the truck, and what appeared to be a cut off finger was caught in the wiring.
‘Police retrieved the finger as evidence, and forensic technicians were able to match the fingerprint to 29-year-old Joshua Allen Goverman…’
Monsanto Protection Act Proves Corporations More Powerful Than US Government
Makes you wonder if Monsanto holds Obama by the neck
‘We’ve seen similar scenarios in the past, events in which the massive financial power of multi-national corporations is able to buy out legislators who were elected to ‘represent’ voters. But now, Monsanto has set the bar even higher. Instead of just getting a few kickbacks or avoiding USDA regulation, Monsanto lobbyists have gone as far as to generate legislative inclusions into a new bill that puts Monsanto above the federal government.
‘It’s called the Monsanto Protection Act among activists and concerned citizens who have been following the developments on the issue, and it consists of a legislative ‘rider’ inside (Farmer Assurance Provision, Sec. 735) a majority-wise unrelated Senate Continuing Resolution spending bill…’