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Conservative think-tank FOIAs Michigan labor profs

The Mackinac Center for Public Policy, a think tank backed by some big-name conservatives, has submitted a Freedom of Information Act request to professors at labor-centric schools, asking to see any emails containing certain key words, Talking Points Memo reports. The subjects mostly relate to the Wisconsin union protests: “Scott…

Flashback: Feds saved over 35,000 nude scans from just one Florida courthouse

In light of flaring controversy over the Transportation Security Administration’s enhanced pat-downs and nude body scan imaging systems, officials have continued to stress that detailed photographs of passengers’ anatomy are not saved and do not get passed around. But, that’s not true in all cases. An attorney for the US…