writes "Everyone should read this
article from the ACLU it applies to you whether you are American or not.
Senators need to hear from you, on whether you think your front yard is part of a battlefield and if any president can send the military anywhere in the world to imprison civilians without charge or trial.
The Senate is going to vote on whether Congress will give this president and every future president the power to order the military to pick up and imprison without charge or trial civilians anywhere in the world."Link to Original Source
writes "In case you haven't heard, there is an ongoing protest taking place on Wall Street. There is no shame in being ignorant of the event; the "mainstream" news media has gone out of its way to ignore what is happening down there, Yahoo's email service was recently busted for blocking messages having to do with the protest, and Twitter — that bastion of protest messaging for the people who organized the Arab Spring movements — has reportedly been quashing Wall Street protest-oriented tweets out of hand."Link to Original Source
writes "Does bad grammar annoy you on Slashdot?
- No, people should be able to use whatever words they want.
- As long as I can glean a meaning, it's ok.
- It irks me a bit
- I generally disregard illiterate posts.
- Yes, I hate deciphering what some illiterate bangs out."Link to Original Source