FBI installs ‘Big Brother’ face recognition system all over America

Birthmarks, be damned: the FBI has officially started rolling out a state-of-the-art face recognition project that will assist in their effort to accumulate and archive information about each and every American at a cost of a billion dollars.

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Ron Paul supporters stage a walkout from Republican convention

Dozens of delegates for White House also-ran Ron Paul walked out of the Republican National convention for a second straight day Wednesday, angered by rule changes they say squelch grass roots political rights.

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How the 1960s’ Riots Hurt African-Americans

South Africa is currently going through a period of intense social unrest, characterised by so-called “service-delivery protests”. It is estimated that last year 5% of the country’s black population participated in some form of protest action or rioting. The long-term … Read the rest

US-style ‘minority procurement’ or BEE is ill-suited to South Africa

by Dan Roodt

Deputy President Motlanthe’s call for black business to become more “cost-competitive” in tendering for state business is another noble-sounding ideal denied by reality.

South Africa is so committed to race preference that there is no turning back. … Read the rest

Romney’s running mate Paul Ryan attacks Obama’s economic ‘record of failure’

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Appearing for the first time as Mitt Romney’s running mate, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan is attacking President Barack Obama for what he calls a “record of failure.”

The seven-term congressman says Obama has led the “worst … Read the rest