Tagged students defy big brother, Part 2

by David M. Bresnahan -- Students at Louisiana's Ruston High School continue to protest the use of ID badges displaying their Social Security numbers, one parent is threatening a federal criminal complaint, and more…

Tagged students defy Big Brother

by David M. Bresnahan -- RUSTON, Louisiana -- Hundreds of students in this little town don't want to wear their Social Security numbers around their necks for all to see. Their school administrators more…

Power questions remain unanswered

by David M. Bresnahan -- U.S. senators, in too much of a hurry to get to their summer vacations, recently canceled an important hearing on utility companies and Y2K problems. A press release more…

An invasion of U.S. by U.N. -- not!

by David M. Bresnahan -- Rumors of thousands of United Nations vehicles being outfitted behind a remote federal prison in Texas have been spread across talk radio and Internet web sites -- all more…

Executive Order 13083 replaced with new one

by David M. Bresnahan -- WASHINGTON, D.C. -- There's good news and bad news from the White House. The good news is that Executive Order 13083 has been officially revoked, but the bad more…

FEMA readies for the bug

by David M. Bresnahan -- No one knows for sure what, if anything, will go wrong when the new year begins, but FEMA says they are prepared to deal with whatever problems take more…

Red Cross disaster planning

by David M. Bresnahan -- The American Red Cross has established Y2K emergency disaster plans which include providing shelters in virtually every community in the country. They advise families and individuals to plan more…

Y2K may swamp disaster relief

by David M. Bresnahan -- WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Potential Y2K disruptions may be so numerous that federal agencies and the military may not be able to respond to all the problems. Recently obtained more…

FEMA left in the dark

by David M. Bresnahan -- WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Power companies have purposely kept federal officials in the dark about their Y2K computer bug troubles, and one government official has expressed serious concern upon more…