The Irony of global cooling;)
I have had good luck with Samsung lasers. Had an ML-1210 for many years as well as others. Just had to change toner every year or 2.
The ruling class in Washington uses all their power to stop anyone who stands in the way of them controlling everything. Groups that promote freedom are #1 on their hit list.
I would pxe boot each computer with some flavor of linux, mount drive, backup, unmount, and shred drive You should be able to create a script that runs at end of bootup to automate this.
Everybody wants services? Many people disagree. Many people want a very limited government the provides only the very basics (security, some infrastructure, etc).
Nobody wants to pay taxes? Many people will may reasonable taxes for basic items, but don't want to pay excessively to fund government handouts.
perl would be a good starter language because it's syntax is fairly simple and it has similarities to C.
Is this any surprise? Obama + Nation = Abomination