First Studio Renovation

Posted April 7, 2014 By Ross Meier
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  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 […]

      

USA Freedom Act

Posted March 27, 2014 By Ross Meier
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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 […]

      
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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 […]

      

What Should The Minimum Wage Be?

Posted March 6, 2014 By Ross Meier
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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.

      

What have we done since 9-11?

Posted February 14, 2014 By Ross Meier
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No need for explanation, Benjamin Franklin said it perfectly!

      

Some NSA Facts

Posted February 14, 2014 By Ross Meier
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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 […]

      

Scroogled And Then Some

Posted September 23, 2013 By Ross Meier
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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 […]

      

Privacy is Non-negotiable: Tell congress to oppose CISPA 2.0

Posted September 22, 2013 By Ross Meier
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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 […]

      

Pres. Obama talks Egypt, human rights

Posted August 15, 2013 By Ross Meier
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In President Obama’s speech today, he announced the canceling of joint military exercises with Egypt that were to take place in September. “We deplore violence against civilians. We support universal rights essential to human dignity, including the right to peaceful protest.” Said President Obama in regards to Egypt and the new Egyptian interim government. “But […]

      

Yes, I got scroogled!

Posted August 14, 2013 By Ross Meier
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Yes, I got scroogled! I sent a link to myself from one gmail account to another and the next day I’m getting ads based on what the link was about. I was on my phone when I sent the link so I know it wasn’t browser based, they read my email! Between the NSA and […]