Daily Archives: February 2, 2011

Electronic Frontier Foundation Uncovers Widespread FBI Intelligence Violations

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has uncovered widespread violations stemming from FBI intelligence investigations from 2001 to 2008, according to a report released Wednesday. It documents alarming trends in the Bureau’s intelligence investigation practices, suggesting that FBI intelligence investigations have compromised the civil liberties of American citizens far more frequently, and to a greater extent, than…

Students Gather Pledges to Boycott UA Services Over Coal Mine

Pledges Total Nearly One Million Dollars a Semester After announcing their intent to boycott university services should the school’s administration decide to strip mine its property along the Black Warrior River, students at the University of Alabama began gathering signatures of students across the Tuscaloosa campus a few months’s back. To date, the pledges total…

Politics Matters: We Must Stop Making These Mistakes

The Big Picture by Glynn Wilson I know. It’s such a burden to be such a Socialist-Nazi, a horrible journalist and a major danger to society. On top of that, I’m a lousy lay. If you believe the right-wing attack machine wingnuts on talk radio and their three fans, or the lefty bloggers and their…

Tickets Go on Sale Wednesday, Feb. 2 for Hangout Fest 2011

Glynn Wilson Paul Simon, Widepread Panic and 35 other bands have committed to playing The Hangout Music Festival in Gulf Shores, Alabama, on May 20-22 this year, according to the press release announcing the event. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, February 2 at 9 a.m. CST. at HangOutMusicFest.com through Front Gate Tickets. They will also…