First Studio Renovation
The studio in the back of my house on the Caloosahatchee River went through some changes in the years that I lived there. What was once a blank and boring room got turned into a perfect spot for easy recording. Most of ‘Into The World’ and ‘Blue Skies’ were recorded here. Nothing like laying […]Read more
USA Freedom Act
From Free Press Action Fund: After months of deliberation, President Obama has announced a proposal to end the NSA’s warrantless collection of millions of phone records.1 Under this proposal, these records would stay with the phone companies, and the NSA would need to get a special court order to collect “metadata” about our calls. Thanks […]Read more
Obama administration wan...
From Demand Progress: The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a secretive international treaty that lets the world’s most powerful corporations make a power grab for our resources at the cost of our civil liberties. And now President Obama has nominated Robert Holleyman, a former lobbyist for the Stop Online Privacy Act (SOPA), to help lead the TPP […]Read more
What Should The Minimum ...
So what do you think the minimum wage should be? If you want to let the powers that be know your opinion, you can go to BarackObama.com and tell them. Of course you’ll be asked to donate afterwards, but you can skip that part.Read more
What have we done since ...
No need for explanation, Benjamin Franklin said it perfectly!Read more
Some NSA Facts
The NSA “has secretly broken into the main communications links that connect Yahoo and Google data centers around the world.” — The New York Times The NSA collected “almost 3 billion pieces of intelligence from US computer networks” in one month in 2013. — The Guardian The NSA is collecting the content and metadata of […]Read more
Tell Congress to Stop th...
The Guardian just revealed details of yet another shocking NSA surveillance program. This one “allows analysts to search with no prior authorization through vast databases containing emails, online chats and the browsing histories of millions of individuals.” In other words, the NSA built a Google for your entire private life. Congress passed the laws — […]Read more
Scroogled And Then Some
I was hanging out online the other night and decided to search my own name to see what goodies I would find. I came across some other folks named Meier that were hanging out on the same search pages as I do. Then I came by this site called mylife, and under their link, they […]Read more
Privacy is Non-negotiabl...
CISPA is back. Last year, our collective efforts helped put a stop to one of the gravest threats to online privacy and internet freedom we have ever seen — The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act. The bill grants companies unprecedented power to obtain users’ personal information (such as from private communications) and to disclose […]Read more