More about Nielson Ratings, from a former industry insider


I got an email today I’d like to share with you:
Hi Kathy …
Your comment today about Glenn Beck’s “falling” Nielsen ratings was bang on, especially when you wondered if the recession has some people cutting off the cable TV.
It does, but it’s a tiny bit more complex than that.
* Nielsen’s NATIONAL ratings are measured via [...]

Barack Obama: You Have “No Reasonable Expectation Of Privacy”


CNET was the first to report on prospective tracking of American citizens using cell phone technology, but this week Barack Obama becomes the Dark Knight himself, seizing the opportunity to spy on every American through unfettered access to their cell phone records, physical locations and internet use.
In the movie the Dark Knight, Batman uses cell phone technology to [...]

What the Near-Tragedy in Detroit Revealed – by Daniel Pipes


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Will America now open its eyes to the sad state of counterterrorism eight years after 9/11?

Failed Xmas attack raises new security concerns – AP


U.S. counterterrorism officials are scrambling to assess a potential new threat from an explosive mixture that evaded detection aboard a Detroit-bound airliner but failed to bring down the plane. Multiple law enforcement officials said the suspected attacker — identified as a Nigerian man named Umar Farouk Abdul Mutallab — claimed to have acted on instructions […]

Passengers help foil attack on Detroit-bound plane – AP


ROMULUS, Mich. – An attempted terrorist attack on a Christmas Day flight began with a pop and a puff of smoke — sending passengers scrambling to subdue a Nigerian man who claimed to be acting on orders from al-Qaida to blow up the airliner, officials and travelers said. The commotion began as Northwest Airlines Flight […]