Morning Media Summary


China’s Cyberassault on America:
“In justifying U.S. involvement in Libya, the Obama administration cited the “responsibility to protect” citizens of other countries when their governments engage in widespread violence against them. But in the realm of cyberspace, the administration is ignoring its primary responsibility to protect its own citizens when they are targeted for harm by a foreign government.”

Music pirates won’t rush to iCloud for forgiveness:
“Some people, including on this site, have suggested there’s a loophole in Apple’s new iCloud that will allow people who illegally download music to somehow “launder” their dirty music files, getting a nice clean, and legal, license to the music stored on iCloud. This argument is flawed for two main reasons.”

Global Warming / Environment / Energy:

Wind Turbines Blamed for Mass Slaughter of Protected Golden Eagles:
“Over 60 eagles a year are killed by the wind turbines. UPI reported”

Insurance / Gambling:

Nevada Signs Online Gambling Into Law First!:
“It is no small coincidence that Nevada in the US is a state with a primarily gambling-driven economy and is the state which houses the city of Las Vegas. Although tourism does play a role; Las Vegas has ensured for years that gambling is the chief source of income for taxable revenue. Therefore it comes as no surprise that if the US were to legalize online gambling, Nevada would like to lead the way. It appears as though this has now happened. Although when it comes to online gambling and the US, nothing is ever really as it appears. We are not trying to be enigmatic by making this statement – it is just how it seems to be.”

Health / Safety:

More physicians leaving private practices:
“A survey by Accenture indicates more U.S. physicians are selling their private practices to work at larger healthcare systems. ”


Top Barack Obama donors net government jobs:
“Telecom executive Donald H. Gips raised a big bundle of cash to help finance his friend Barack Obama’s run for the presidency.”


Supreme Court reinstates collective bargaining law:
“Acting with unusual speed, the state Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the reinstatement of Gov. Scott Walker’s controversial plan to end most collective bargaining for tens of thousands of public workers.”


Leftist Mob Shuts Down Chicago Traffic – 24 Arrested:
“Police arrested 24 radical leftists today at a Chicago rally for blocking traffic during rush hour.”

Transportation/ Land Use:

Norfolk Southern cutting speed Amtrak trains can run on Mich. Line set for high-speed rail:

“Norfolk Southern Corp. says it’s restricting the speed that Amtrak trains can run on tracks the railroad company owns between Dearborn and Kalamazoo even as the line is prepared for high-speed passenger rail, according to”