Archive for September, 2012

18 Sep 2012

KYSS – Keep Your Stuff Safe!

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How many times have you been in a public place, maybe a coffee shop or bistro, and had to get up either to get another drink or use the restroom. The grand question in that situation is what do I do with my laptop, purse, etc. Well no longer fear! The KYSS (Keep Your Stuff […]

17 Sep 2012

How a great-great-granny could settle the voter ID issue | Constitution Daily

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Interesting article here on the blog.constitutioncenter.org. The ssue of voter ID cards continues to be a real concern ahead of the fall election. It prevents a lot of eligible voters from cast their opinion. The lawmaker are stating that these laws will prevent fraud in the election. While others opposing argue that low income groups […]

17 Sep 2012

10 States, 10 Million Voters, 10 Miles :: Fresh Updates from RAC

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More on the Voter ID debate on blogs.rj.org. In it the writer argues that Voter ID laws, which exist in 10 states, force voters to present their photo IDs at the polls which means that many potential voters who live more than 10 miles away from the nearest state ID-issuing depot are disenfranchised. These laws […]

17 Sep 2012

Pennsylvania GOPers Concede That In-Person Voter Fraud Claims Are a Myth | Winning Progressive

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Interesting post in the winningprogressive.org about Voter ID. In Pennsylvania, Republicans are engaging in tactics to steer voting on the GOP side. One such tactic is the requirement for all in-person voters to have a valid State I.D to vote on election day. They feel this tactic will cut down on voter fraud. However, there […]

17 Sep 2012

Birva Patel, The Young Woman Who Arrested For Allegedly Posing As A Columbia Freshman – Business Insider

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An interesting article on businessinsider.com which I thought would be of interest to all those security staff on the look out for the latest campus fake ID scam. Briva Patel, a 26 year old girl has been posing as a Colunbia student for quite some time. The woman has never been a student, but through […]

14 Sep 2012

Opinion: Tagging School Children with Radio Frequency Devices

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Since 2004, some states in the USA have started a scheme where the pupils have to wear radio frequency devices on student identification cards so that they can be tracked. These tags were designed to monitor the movements of students on campus so if they were not at their desk for morning roll call, the […]

14 Sep 2012

With LA’s Proposed ID Cards, Immigrants Can Play A Larger Role in the City’s … – The Atlantic Cities

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Interesting story here from theatlanticcities.com. It states Los Angeles is proposing a system to deal with its 300,000 illegal immigrants that will use the city’s library card system as a method of identification. This will enable undocumented workers to open bank accounts etc. L.A. has a history of being immigrant friendly as it depends on […]

13 Sep 2012

Campus Safety Tips for College Students

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College students need to start school with these important safety tips for campus living Read the full article here: Campus Safety Tips for College Students | Home Security Source