Gongol.com Archives: November 2010
Brian Gongol

November 23, 2010

Threats and Hazards Is behavioral profiling any more intrusive than a physical pat-down?
The government is imposing all kinds of steps to fight the last terrorist attack, not predict the next. Racial or ethnic profiling are different -- they're blunt instruments that can do as much harm as good. But assessing risk based upon behaviors is a totally different question. It makes sense, yet we seem to be told that it's just as effective to pull aside randomly-selected passengers to be touched in ways that most people would never choose to be touched in public or by a stranger.

Business and Finance US economy is growing at a 2.5% annual rate
That's the latest estimate. 2.5% isn't anything great, but it's certainly better than no growth or a contraction.

Business and Finance Economic woes will bring down the Irish government coalition

Water News Boil order issued for Marshall County town

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