Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Full-Body Scan Technology Deployed in Street-Roving Vans


A technology known as backscatter x-ray vision makes it capable for seeing through clothes and walls had been rolling out on U.S. Streets. Currently used in courthouses and airport security, this is yet another example of the growing police state. American Science & Engineering, a company based in Billerica, Massachusetts, has sold U.S. and foreign government agencies more than 500 backscatter x-ray scanners mounted in vans that can be driven past neighboring vehicles to their contents said Joe Reiss a vice president of marketing at the company. The biggest buyer of AS&E’s machines over the last 7 years has been the Department of Defense for the war in Afghanistan and Iraq however law enforcement agencies have also deployed the vans, supposedly to search for vehicle-based bombs in the US. The Z Backscatter Vans, or ZBVs, as the company calls them, bounce a narrow stream of x-rays off and through nearby objects, and read which ones come back. Absorbed rays indicate dense material such as steel. Scattered rays indicate less-dense objects that can include explosives, drugs, or human bodies. That capability makes them powerful tools for security, law enforcement, and border control

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Sunday, August 22, 2010

Weed, Hemp and Cannabis - A 420 Tribute!

Poker Face - Grassoline

I, I and my friends, smoke lots of kind Marijuana
Why, is the best plant to save the earth has been made illegal
Why, do judge & lawyers get to smoke the finest marijuana
Please let the farmers grow, fields of HEMP and marijuana
Please take the wheel, Ill let you drive
Now is the right time to legalize marijuana
My forefathers grew lots of HEMP and marijuana
Please take the wheel, Ill let you drive
Grassoline, filling up your tank with
Grassoline, more powers in the pedal
Grassoline, filling farmers pockets
Grassoline, the answer to our countries needs 1
Growing all America green 2
The answer to Americas needs 3
Gonna raise a farm now, with some cows and some chickens too
Im gonna dig the earth, and grow the kindest nug/bud too
And I can see for miles, and miles of HEMP & green
Growing all America, STRONG, on homegrown grassoline
HEMP made grassoline
Please take the wheel, Ill let you drive
People, rejoice, there's enough of Gods love to go around
Starve an Oil Baron with lots of HEMP & marijuana
Please take the wheel, Ill let you drive .

Video Produced by Bryan Siemon

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Additional thanks to High Times for their wonderful photo gallery on their webstie http://hightimes.com

Thanks for watching everyone! Happy 420!

Ron Paul: Left and the Right Demagogue Mosque, Islam

On August 20th, 2010 Dr. Ron Paul released a press release regarding the controversy around the "Ground Zero Mosque". Leave it to Ron Paul to bring the real debate and issues into perspective.

Press Release:

LAKE JACKSON, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Congressman Ron Paul today released the following statement on the controversy concerning the construction of an Islamic Center and Mosque in New York City:

“They never miss a chance to use hatred toward Muslims to rally support for the ill conceived preventative wars. A select quote from soldiers from in Afghanistan and Iraq expressing concern over the mosque is pure propaganda and an affront to their bravery and sacrifice.”
.“Is the controversy over building a mosque near ground zero a grand distraction or a grand opportunity? Or is it, once again, grandiose demagoguery?

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