A “little piece of paper” is all that prevents the printing of firearms at home using 3D printers.
That was the comment made by Cody Wilson, cofounder of a Texas-based company that will soon offer customers plans for printing the plastic guns in the privacy of their own homes.
The Obama administration has designated 9.6 million acres in Washington, Oregon, and California for the Spotted Owl, nearly doubling its protected habitat and greatly increasing the economic havoc associated with the "endangered" listing. As usual, the designation is based, not on science and proper constitutional powers, but purely politics.
Thousands of delegates representing almost 200 governments and dictatorships are gathering in Doha, Qatar, in a desperate bid to keep climate change alarmism alive long enough to create a United Nations-run planetary carbon regime. However, as the climate hysteria continues its march toward irrelevance following the spectacular implosion of UN global warming theories and multiple scandals in recent years, delegates at this year’s Conference of the Parties (COP18) know they are in a race against time.
Among the highest priorities of climate alarmists and UN types is the extension of a deeply controversial 1997 treaty known as the Kyoto Protocol, which expires at the end of the year.
As Americans focused on the U.S. presidential election, the United Nations and a wide swath of its autocratic member regimes were drafting a plan to give a little-known UN agency control over the online world. Among the most contentious schemes: a plot to hand the International Telecommunication Union a so-called “kill switch” for the Internet that critics say would be used to smash free speech.
The ITU’s proposals to “reform” the Internet, drafted in secret and quietly published online last week, revealed a broad plan to rein in what, up until now, has been a largely unregulated tool allowing people all over the world to freely express their views at little to no financial cost.
President Obama's Treasury Department is facing a lawsuit filed by the Competitive Enterprise Institute for stonewalling a Freedom of Information Act request relating to plans for a carbon tax on fossil fuels.