Or, why Seattle is doomed in the next 50 years or so… The Cascadia subduction zone (also referred to as the Cascadia fault) is a convergent plate boundary that stretches from northern Vancouver Island to northern California. It is a very long sloping subduction zone fault that separates the Juan de Fuca and North America…Details
I find myself neatly aligned against both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but many friends support Israel. Fine. Know what you support, the bombing of first responders after an initial hit:
God, save us.
This is one for the history books. File under “terrifying complicity”: On September 12th, 2012, Federal District Judge Katherine B. Forrest issued a permanent injunction against enforcement of Section 1021 of the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act. In July 2013, the 2nd Circuit ruled the plaintiffs did not have standing to challenge that law. Monday,…Details
The NSA is rendered as worse and worse as more revelations show the abuse of rights via technology. The latest is quite pernicious: In some cases the NSA has masqueraded as a fake Facebook server, using the social media site as a launching pad to infect a target’s computer and exfiltrate files from a hard…Details
That NSA overreach still does not drive us to revolt amazes me. What other rights destruction will we tolerate in our comfortable bubbles of apathy? The practicality of what the NSA is doing is probably what is most difficult to envision for those of us who don’t have access to a fusion center. Luckily, the…Details