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Is security trumping privacy?: Book Review

In Government, In Columbia, Opinions on July 20, 2011 at 1:50 pm
Law professor warns of danger in wiretapping, surveillance cameras
Lancaster Sunday News Staff Writer, Jon Rutter, wrote a review on this recently released book, Nothing to Hide – The False Tradeoff between Privacy and Security. Given that this borough has more than 25 surveillance cameras spying on the comings and goings of citizens and visitors, this may provide interesting reading. Read the rest of this entry »

today’s news … Wednesday, July 20

In Uncategorized on July 20, 2011 at 6:00 am

today’s news and information gleanings from here and there! Today’s Weather!   Today in History!

Quote for today“I consider trial by jury as the only anchor yet imagined by man by which a government can be held to the principles of its constitution.” – Thomas Jefferson

parks are for everyone … imagine!

In Everyday Living, Opinions, Opportunities on July 20, 2011 at 5:15 am

(continued from yesterday – Marilyn)

Take a stoll through (click to see a photo album) Greenfield Corporate Center Park. What could be … just imagine! When you get to the “Honkers on Parade” page, you’ll see the white or grey goose. Wonder whether it’s Granny Goose away from the retirement community; Mother Goose looking for Grimm (one of our favorites);  an albino or, possibly, the Grey Goose spokesgoose?

Many of the playful pieces of statuary resemble Seward Johnson’s style; we’re not sure. Only a few of the sculptures (casts) were identified. Anybody know?

“You may say that I’m a dreamer
But I’m not the only one
I hope someday you’ll join us
And the world will be as one”

If you really want to immerse in the possible, you may want to click on the video below.


The fifteenth Amendment

In Government, History and Heritage, Treasures on July 20, 2011 at 5:00 am


1. The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.

2. The Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

This is a continuation of a series of posts devoted to exploring the enduring foundation of our nation. Click on the document below to go to a comprehensive Website to read the entire Constitution. Each day, we will post the successive Amendments to The Constitution, one each day.