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Archive for March, 2016

Wonder what the guys over at FBI really think about US Laws ?  How about you follow them..

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2016/03/17

The Law is Clear: The FBI Cannot Make Apple Rewrite its OS

Barack Obama has a fine legal mind. But he may not have been using it when he talked about encryption last week.

Source: The Law is Clear: The FBI Cannot Make Apple Rewrite its OS — Backchannel — Medium

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Tapping the climate guardrail. Hope it holds. 

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2016/03/17

Earth crushed temperature milestones this winter, edging closer to climate guardrail

You name the temperature record associated with global warming, and chances are Earth eclipsed it this winter.

Source: Earth crushed temperature milestones this winter, edging closer to climate guardrail

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Maybe all those kooky conspiracy theories  about the feds spying on everyone everywhere are actually  true 

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2016/03/16

New surveillance program urges teachers to report students critical of government policies and “Western corruption”

Source: The FBI has a new plan to spy on high school kids across the country – Salon.com

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While payphone will be missed by those that need them, free wifi will be great and allow the poor and homeless to stay connected.

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2016/03/16

New York City is replacing pay phones with new high-tech LinkNYC hubs that will dish out free high-speed Wi-Fi, mobile device charging and access to city services.

Source: Users will get free, faster Wi-Fi from hubs in New York | Computerworld

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Chipotle is dead. 

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2016/03/16

Chipotle said Wednesday it is considering ramping up offers for free burritos as its sales are slow to recover after a rash of foodborne illness outbreaks.

Source: Chipotle considers more free burritos as sales continue slide – Chicago Tribune

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Seems that religion is part of the problem

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2016/03/11

Judge Not http://www.real-time-with-bill-maher-blog.com/index/2016/3/11/judge-not

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Full scale of plastic in the world’s oceans revealed for first time

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2016/03/07

Concerned about the viability of life on this planet? We should be, greed, ignorance an a blind eye to the impacts that our innovations are having will catch up with us. Sooner or later only the wealthy will be able to afford safe food, the rest of us will be eating plastic.

Over five trillion pieces of plastic are floating in our oceans says most comprehensive study to date on plastic pollution around the world

Source: Full scale of plastic in the world’s oceans revealed for first time | Environment | The Guardian

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Supreme Court Slaps Down Anti-Gay Alabama Justices In Adoption Case | ThinkProgress

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2016/03/07

What makes judges in a state refuse to recognize the US Supreme court?

The U.S. Supreme Court rejected the Alabama Supreme Court’s reasoning for not recognizing a same-sex couple’s legal adoption.

Source: Supreme Court Slaps Down Anti-Gay Alabama Justices In Adoption Case | ThinkProgress

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Thanks Gov Jindal for destroying Louisiana. 

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2016/03/07

Lawmakers have to find $940 million just for the next three-and-a-half months, and another $2 billion to cover next year’s projected shortfall.

Source: Bobby Jindal’s Anti-Tax Fervor May Have Destroyed Louisiana

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