Can anyone stop the forces of history, of technology and its proliferation? But I do drone on.
Some of the stories from today’s Top Ten At Ten. * Man said to create bitcoin denies it (AP) * The NSA Has An Advice Columnist. Seriously.
Documents recently obtained from the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), the federal regulatory agency tasked with overseeing and inspecting millions of pipelines across the US, show that the Keystone XL Gulf Coast Project has not been adequately inspected. The inspection documents are available here (see “References” below) for public scrutiny and perusal. For … Continue reading »
The same day President Obama gave an odd press conference where he claimed he wanted Russia to respect the Ukrainian Constitution as well as the unconstitutional government in power in Kiev, a US guided-missile destroyer headed for the Black Sea. The destroyer complements fighter jets already being deployed to Poland and the Baltic States.
Wort.lu reports that “Luxembourg’s importance for the European Commission is waning”: “Fears that Luxembourg could lose its place as seat of the European Commission are being stoked as strategic general directorates for different services are gradually being moved to Brussels.” ““It can never be said officially because the treaty (of Rome) states that Luxembourg is an official seat and must have institutions in the country,” president of the local staff committee at the European Commission in Luxembourg Robert Klar told wort.lu.
More than a thousand climate youth leaders and allies converged on Washington, DC this weekend for the largest student-led civil resistance action at the White House in a generation. They came to register their dissent against extreme fossil fuel exploitation and to demand that President Obama reject the northern leg of TransCanada’s Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.
I love you, and there’s nothing you can do about it.