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Rights Advocates Slam Baltimore’s “Incomprehensible” Police Spying

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams August 25, 2016   Rights Advocates Slam Baltimore’s “Incomprehensible” Police Spying ‘The surveillance program itself is a privacy nightmare come to life and precisely what we have warned against for years,’ civil liberties group says     Revelations that Baltimore police are spying on residents from the air—which the department […]

Rights Advocates Slam Baltimore's "Incomprehensible" Police Spying

Children of the American Police State: Just Another Brick in the Wall

Just Another Brick in the Wall

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute August 24, 2016   Children of the American Police State: Just Another Brick in the Wall   We don’t need no education We don’t need no thought control No dark sarcasm in the classroom Teachers leave them kids alone… All in all it’s just another brick in the […]


Global Surveillance Industry Database Helps Track Big Brother Worldwide

By Deirdre Fulton Common Dreams August 3, 2016   Global Surveillance Industry Database Helps Track Big Brother Worldwide The US is a top exporter of invasive surveillance tools, according to Privacy International     Offering a groundbreaking glimpse of the global surveillance industry—the tools it employs, the extent of its reach, and the accountability it largely evades—human […]

Global Surveillance Industry Database Helps Track Big Brother Worldwide

Microwave Technology: The “GIFT” That Keeps Sharing – Your Information, That Is!

Microwave Technology: The “GIFT” That Keeps Sharing – Your Information, That Is!

By Catherine Frompovich Activist Post July 8, 2016     If everyone, who is so enthralled with technology, would wake up to what really is going on in cyberspace utilizing computer networks to surveil and undermine your personal space and rights, especially what’s going on with Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating platform, we could take back […]


A Week in the Life of the American Police State

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute June 22, 2016   “Those who corrupt the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public purse.”—Adlai Stevenson, 23rd Vice President of the United States If you’ve been caught up in the circus that is the presidential election, you’ve likely missed the latest […]

Children of the American Police State: Just Another Brick in the Wall

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Orlando: The New 9/11?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute June 21, 2016   Last week America was rocked by the cold-blooded murder of 49 people at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Unlike the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the Orlando shooter appears to be a lone gunman who, while claiming allegiance to ISIS, was not actually […]


Fascism: A Bipartisan Affliction

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute June 13, 2016 Fascism: A Bipartisan Affliction   If neoconservatives and progressives truly understood fascism, they would stop using the word as a smear term. That is because both groups, along with most political figures and commentators, embrace fascist ideas and policies. Fascism’s distinguishing characteristic is a “mixed economy.” […]

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Thanks to ‘War on Whistleblowers,’ US Ranks 41st on Press Freedom Index

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams April 21, 2016   Thanks to ‘War on Whistleblowers,’ US Ranks 41st on Press Freedom Index Reporters Without Borders’ annual rankings find US’s relative improvement “hides overall negative trends”     The U.S. ranks 41st out of 180 countries in Reporters Without Borders/Reporters Sans Frontières’ (RSF) 2016 press freedom index, […]

Thanks to 'War on Whistleblowers,' US Ranks 41st on Press Freedom Index

Children of the American Police State: Just Another Brick in the Wall

Saint or Sinner, Government Eyes Are Watching Every Move You Make

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute April 19, 2016   Saint or Sinner, Government Eyes Are Watching Every Move You Make     “The way things are supposed to work is that we’re supposed to know virtually everything about what [government officials] do: that’s why they’re called public servants. They’re supposed to know virtually […]


Microsoft Sues for Right to Tell You When Feds Access Your Email

By Nika Knight Common Dreams April 15, 2016   Microsoft Sues for Right to Tell You When Feds Access Your Email ‘The urgency for action is clear and growing’     Microsoft is suing the U.S. Department of Justice for the government’s “unconstitutional” gag orders that prevent the corporation from informing customers when federal agents access user […]

Microsoft Sues for Right to Tell You When Feds Access Your Email

Gimme Shelter (From the Tax Man) Disappearing Money and Opportunistic Candidates

Fleecing the American Taxpayer: The Profit Incentives Driving the Police State

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute April 13, 2016   Fleecing the American Taxpayer: The Profit Incentives Driving the Police State       “The Founding Fathers never intended a nation where citizens would pay nearly half of everything they earn to the government.” ― Ron Paul If there is an absolute maxim by […]


A European PATRIOT Act Will Not Keep People Safe

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute March 28, 2016 A European PATRIOT Act Will Not Keep People Safe   It was not long after last week’s horrifying bombings in Brussels that the so-called security experts were out warning that Europeans must give up more of their liberty so government can keep them secure from terrorism. […]

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