While I still (however involuntarily) have Comcast …
- That weird SWAT raid in Houston that left a couple and their dog dead, several cops wounded, and no evidence of heroin dealing found — the one where a police official threatened they were tracking anybody who criticized cops — is looking more and more like the work of lazy, lying thugs. (H/T DT)
- Data is a worse problem than the privacy invasions used to collect it.
- The country’s largest grocery chain already gives customers who foolishly make themselves identifiable a “health score” based on their food purchases. Now they aim tomatch that score to purchases those same customers make in their pharmacies so random pharmacists and clerks can act like doctors. Little Brother becomes a mini nanny state.
- And how our completely made up and untested “health risk scores” are being sold without our knowledge to people who have the authority to deny us needed care.
- Commander Zero gets ready for spring by starting seeds while the snow piles higher.
- From American Partisan, which is proving to be a damned useful site: “Weapons for the suburban prepper.”
- Michael Werecat Dean and friends have produced “Microtonal Freedom,” and album to benefit Lyn Ulbricht, who’s been fighting hard for her imprisoned son Ross.
- Twenty-two preparedness items from the dollar store.
- Guns are nice for personal protection and all. But apparently nothing beats a big bunch of bananas in an emergency. 🙂