Category Archives: Big Brother

“Our New Politics of Torture”: An Interview with Journalist Mark Danner

By Elaine Magliaro On Friday, Charlie Pierce posted an interesting article titled The CIA’s Willingness to Lie about Our Torture Regime: The Architecture of Unbelief on his Politics Blog at Esquire.  Pierce wrote about an interview with journalist Mark Danner that appeared in The New York Review of … Continue reading

Posted in Barack Obama, Big Brother, CIA, Civil Liberties, Constitutional Law, Countries, Democracy, DOJ, George W. Bush, Government, Government Propaganda, Justice, Media, Political Science, Politics, Presidents, Propaganda, United States, War on "Terror" | Tagged , , , | 12 Comments

Smile, You are on Candid Camera!

by Charlton “Chuck” Stanley We have all heard about the so-called “drones” and what they can see. What the general public has not seen is their true capability. Of course, we have all seen the black and white YouTube and … Continue reading

Posted in Big Brother, Civil Liberties, Hypocrisy, Justice, Law Enforcement, Local Government, United States | Tagged , , , | 12 Comments

Clap(per) Off?

By GENE HOWINGTON Since the inception of the Edward Snowden affair, one thing has been manifest.  Director of National Intelligence James Clapper lied to Congress.  Many have found this behavior unacceptable and have expressed ideas along the lines that Clapper … Continue reading

Posted in Big Brother, CIA, Civil Liberties, Fascism, Free Speech, NSA, United States | 15 Comments

Privacy Rights – To Enumerate or Not to Enumerate, That is the Question

By GENE HOWINGTON Reasonable people tend to agree there is both a right to privacy and that it is necessary.  But what exactly is the right to privacy? Justice Brandeis famously said in Olmstead v. U.S., 277 U.S. 438, 479 … Continue reading

Posted in Big Brother, Civil Liberties, Constitutional Law, Democracy, Equal Rights, Jurisprudence, Legal Theory, Philosophy, United States | 3 Comments