The Law that Could Allow Trump to Shut Down the U.S. Internet

 Posted by on 2016-12-02 at 12:27  donald trump, freedom, freedom of speech, government, Internet, News, Reblog, trump  Comments Off on The Law that Could Allow Trump to Shut Down the U.S. Internet
Dec 022016
 

In a pair of recent essays, Timothy Edgar, the academic director of law and policy at Brown University‘s Executive Master in Cybersecurity program, has outlined the legal basis for how a President Donald Trump could potentially shut down the U.S. internet in response to a national security crisis.

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Laura Poitras Films The Architecture Of Surveillance—And Projects Films On It, Too

 Posted by on 2016-11-30 at 01:15  documentary, freedom, government, Internet, nsa, privacy, Reblog, security, spying  Comments Off on Laura Poitras Films The Architecture Of Surveillance—And Projects Films On It, Too
Nov 302016
 

The architecture of surveillance is everywhere and nowhere.

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How Much Liberty Do Americans Have Left?

 Posted by on 2016-05-10 at 12:59  civil liberties, civil rights, freedom, Politics, Reblog  Comments Off on How Much Liberty Do Americans Have Left?
May 102016
 

This post explains the liberties guaranteed in the Bill of Rights – the first 10 amendments to the United States Constitution – and provides a scorecard on the extent of the loss of each right.

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Libertarianism: Liberty, Non-Aggression, Responsibility and Property

 Posted by on 2008-12-24 at 17:58  Editorial, Featured, Guest, Politics  Comments Off on Libertarianism: Liberty, Non-Aggression, Responsibility and Property
Dec 242008
 

In Frederic Bastiat’s 1850 masterpiece, “The Law”, he poses the following question: “Since the natural tendencies of mankind are so bad that it is not safe to allow them liberty, how comes it to pass that the tendencies of organizers are always good?” (Bastiat 46). Over 150 years later in today’s climate of economic upheaval, public and private corruption, and widespread systemic ineptitudes, this question is all the more relevant. Considering such a question could easily leave one agreeing with Henry David Thoreau in the idea “that government is best which governs least” (Thoreau 343). At the very least, with a more hands-off approach, the damage done through meddling would be limited. Individuals who are in agreement with these statements may also find agreement with the foundations of libertarianism. Libertarianism is a philosophy which holds liberty as its highest value, and is founded upon the non-aggression axiom, individual responsibility, and absolute property rights.

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Dec 172008
 

I am posting this letter from Congressman Dr. Ron Paul because his message is more important now than ever.  During the 2008 Republican primary race Dr. Paul was ridiculed and belittled for warning about exactly what is hapening in the economy today.  The vast majority of people didn’t want to heed his warnings and advice, and as a result they lost a lot of money, and are now struggling to make ends meet.  All the while they still do not understand why this all is happening.  It is not the fault of free market capitalism, it is the result of greedy elite, broken monetary policy by the (Private) Federal Reserve Banks, and corrupt politicians on both sides of the isle.  I hope you read this letter and decide to help Ron Paul in his continuing quest to restore America to greatness.

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Imminent Threats? Thanks for the Warning!

 Posted by on 2008-10-25 at 11:31  Economy, Editorial, Guest, News, Politics, Video  Comments Off on Imminent Threats? Thanks for the Warning!
Oct 252008
 

I’m not very comforted when people in power with access to sensitive information make declarative statments about imminent dangers posed to me.  I’m especially worried when a guarantee is made to me in regards to these dangers by someone who has a proven track record, for whatever reason, to have his pulse on “the real threat” which may come in “the belly of a plane.” Now, good ol’ Joe the Politician is making even more difinitive statements in regards to what our future has in store for us.

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