Visit Connecticut (State
of Ct tourism site.)
Tourism and more
Mystic mostly hotel listings for the Mystic area.
New London Main
Department of Environmental Protection
DEP Recreation page
Eastern Connecticut Chamber
Culture and Tourism
Hiking trails (in New
Hampshire and Vermont.)
America's War on Tourists
America's War on Tourists.
Knife (Richard Stallman)
American heroes stand
up to the TSA (Video 11/2010)
Traveling Anytime Soon? Kiss Your Privacy
If you’re traveling outside the United States anytime soon,
you can kiss your right to privacy, and perhaps your laptop,
digital camera and cell phone, goodbye.
With no suspicion and no explanation, the U.S. government can seize
your laptop, cell phone, or PDA as you enter the United States and
download all your private information -- including your personal
and business documents, emails, phone calls, and web history. The
Department of Homeland Security confirms that this is the official
Seizing laptops and cameras at the border isn’t the only
travel security measure that infringes on our civil liberties.
Earlier this summer, the U.S. government's "terrorist watch list"
surpassed one million names and is growing by over twenty-thousand
names per month. Your name might be on the list, but there's no way
to know for sure until you are delayed or detained for hours in a
It’s hard to know what surveillance-state bureaucrats will
come up with next. For instance, many airports are using scanners
that are so invasive that they are like a virtual strip search. And
recently, the TSA expressed interest in having every traveler wear
an "electro-muscular disruption" bracelet that airline personnel or
marshals could use to shock passengers into submission. Unless
something is done, this plan may not be as far-fetched as one would
Traveling shouldn’t mean checking your rights when
you’re checking your luggage. It’s time for some sanity
when it comes to security. Please, speak out now.
Congress: It’s time to rein in travel abuses by
the Department of Homeland Security.
U.S. Citizens Beware! Big Brother is Watching (Where You
Tracking every traveler (2/23/2008)
Government wants detailed information on all travelers.
Can you travel to Cuba ? Here's a few things
you should know.
'Homeland Security' will remove
your nipple rings at the airport.
ID needed to enter certain 'high-crime' areas in
D.C. 04 Jun 2008
Starting this weekend, police in the District will begin shutting
down 'high-crime' neighborhoods and requiring drivers to present
identification before they are allowed to pass through checkpoints.
The new initiative, called "Neighborhood
Safety Zones," [!] allows D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier
to designate areas where there have been an 'outbreak of violence.'
Once an area is designated, signs and checkpoints will go up and
neighbors will be notified. Any car trying to enter the
designated neighborhood will be stopped, and drivers and passengers
will have to produce identification. They will also have to give an
explanation as to why they are there. [Remember Bush's 'First
Amendment Zones?' Now there's 'Neighborhood Safety Zones.' It's
time for 'Second
American Revolution Zones.' --LRP]