Category Archives: Big Brother

tRump’s First TV ad in Iowa, Iowa that’s where the tall Idiocracy grows

By ann summers Today’s GOP has shown during the presidency of the actual first Black President that it can be only interested in obstructing legislation (losing count now of ACA repeal votes) and ultimately a kleptocratic capitalism. It is the … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: Homicide Charges in Baltimore

submitted by Gene Howington The Huffington Post is reporting the following: Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby gave an update on the investigation into the death of Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old who died after suffering a spinal cord injury while in … Continue reading

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Drone Cost Symptomatic of Larger DHS Issue

by Gene Howington CNN is reporting that re-tasked military drone use by the Border Patrol (under the aegis of the Department of Homeland Security) is grossly expensive and of negligible benefit. According to figures derived from a report released on … Continue reading

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“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

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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

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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