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Trend Watch January 23, 2011

Well, I have to say, the trend watch for today, Sunday, January 23rd, 2011 looks a little grim, at first perusal. It’s about 2pm EST and the top searches are about unemployment benefits and whether you can get the in places like Ohio and Arizona. Which, in Arizona, will probably involve loose interpretations of “probable cause” to ask for proof of citizenship, should the applicant be Hispanic, or even kinda Hispanic-looking. Damn suspicious, all that standing in line in a poorly ventilated and institutional-colored state government office like the Arizona Unemployment Office. Damn suspicious. Good thing we have SB1070 to make a third of the state’s population nervous about applying for assistance in these econimically-uncertain times. No profiling there.

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David Pitchford: Wiki-victim

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , , , , — Positronic Dave @ 4:06 pm January 14, 2011

Man Sues WikiLeaks and Julian Assange for 0 Million Over "EMOTIONAL DESTRESS"

Consider the sad and traumatized tale of David Pitchford, a man so wronged by another man halfway around the world that he is bring a $150 million dollar lawsuit just to protect himself. The accused? A pale man who is up to his @$$ in his own trouble due to the website that keeps on bringing the pain- Wikileaks.Up ’til now Assange thought his only worries were the US Government, Great Britain, Sweden, and… let’s see… the rest of the world’s governments. That is, until Pitchford’s lawsuit showed up, darkening Assange’s door.

In the rather entertaining, if not well-edited, lawsuit David Pitchford is seeking a modest $150 million dollar pay-out because of all the hurtful things Wikipedia and Assange have done to him personally. Some of the complaint is very close to the way humans speak. The alleged wrongs

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