New York City is all set to unveil their new “Domain Awareness System.” Does the name alone sound a little Big Brothery? It combines several streams of information to track both criminals and “potential” terrorists, including their network of TV cameras (Almost as extensive as the one in Chicago) and even listening devices. Some NYers say that if you’re not doing anything wrong, you don’t have anything to hide, while others think it’s a violation of privacy.
Dick Cheney’s full interview with ABC aired on GMA and he said that President Obama is worse than history’s greatest monster Jimmy Carter. Cheney also talked a little bit about his position on gay marriage (which he supports) and ABC announced that he will be going fishing instead of going to the Republican National Convention.
John McCain was asked to respond to Dick Cheney’s comments about Sarah Palin. He said he respects Cheney, but has had many strong disagreements with him in the past, including on Sarah Palin.
A Florida man had his hand bitten off by an alligator on Friday. Now he’s being charged with a misdemeanor for “feeding” the alligator. Really.
The Westboro Baptist nutjobs decided to protest outside of a military base in Seattle and were met by a counterprotest. They were out-numbered 10-1 by protesters dressed as zombies.
Horrendous Anthem Update: Harper Gruzins parents say that they are proud of their daughter’s rendition of the Star Spangled Banner.
Things have gone from bad to worse for the Octomom. First she was doing softcore porn and flip-flopping on whether or not to give stripping a try. Now she is asking her fans to donate $150,000 so she can buy a house for her and her litter. The Octomom thinks that she has fans?
A British man in France was overcome with Olympic spirit and tried to swim across the Atlantic Ocean from France to New York. That’s about 3,594 miles or so. His friends thought it was a joke, until he disappeared over the horizon. Then they called in a rescue helicopter and a dingy to bring him back to dry land.