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Showing posts with label protection. Show all posts

February 28, 2020


Trump’s betrayal of Julian Assange

fromRonPaulInstitute: It is ironic that a President Trump who has been victim of so much deep state meddling has done the deep state’s bidding when it comes to Assange and Wikileaks.

DNA databases are boon to police but menace to privacy, critics say

fromPewTrust: A Maryland lawmaker introduced a bill to regulate genetic genealogy searches — after a proposal last year to ban them failed.

Assange’s persecution has exposed media depravity the world over

fromMedium: Julian Assange started a leak outlet on the premise that corrupt and unaccountable power is a problem in our world, and that problem can be fought with the light of truth.

Encryption foes in Washington won't give up

fromReason: Government officials keep trying to make us expose our data to them—and the criminals who ride on their coattails.


Airport chaos looms with 181 MILLION Americans needing new IDs to travel

fromDailyMail: Most American travelers will need to apply for a new ID because two thirds of 276 million state driver's licenses do not comply with a security law.

The Feds' bulk collection of our data records has been expensive and useless

fromReason: But, it won't stop because it is a necessary precursor to a police state.
Police State America               Government is Watching Every Move You Make


February 7, 2020


Police have no duty to protect you, federal court affirms yet again

fromMises: “Police can watch someone attack you, refuse to intervene and not violate the Constitution.” The Supreme Court has repeatedly held that the government has only a duty to protect persons who are “in custody.”
Police State America

Iowa might have screwed up the whole nomination process

fromFiveThirtyEight.: "There’s a good chance that the candidates who did well in Iowa get screwed, and the candidates who did poorly there get a mulligan." The Iowa vote count was a Hillary Clinton production.
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

Red flag nation: anti-gun laws, sanctuary cities and the Second Amendment

fromRutherfordInstitute: Even the most well-intentioned government law or program can be—and has been—perverted, corrupted and used to advance illegitimate purposes once profit and power are added to the equation.
2nd Amendment Assaults

Here's the medical marijuana ad CBS Banned From Super Bowl Broadcast

fromTMZ: Though ads pimping booze were in abundance.
The War on Unapproved Voluntary Exchange

This may be the end of Iowa's political clout

fromNewser: Many predicting the end of the state's first-in-the-nation voting status. Without the usual parade of pandering politicians, ethanol may be in trouble four years from now.
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption            Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

BREAKING: Punxsutawney to retire Phil the groundhog, replace him with Greta Thunberg

fromWattsUpWithThat: If globally respected child climate forecaster Greta Thunberg sees her shadow it will be an early and warm spring aided by climate change. If she doesn't, the world will end in 12 years.
Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

November 6, 2017


Should you put tape over your webcam?

from CircuitBreaker: Thinking about privacy.
Government is Watching Every Move You Make

Woman told her 90 acres now public after anonymous claim of grave

from WorldNewsDaily: Local government invents new means to steal land. Legal team questions where 'warrantless searches,' 'unbridled trespassing' are in Constitution.
The Government is Not Us

6 companies that are the most reliant on government contracts

from MotleyFool: In a $3.7 trillion federal government budget, there are going to be a lot of companies reaping a windfall.
Economic Policy: Statism Versus The Free Market

🎬   Edgar, the exploiter

from Bitbutter/YouTube: Understanding the economic dynamics put into place by minimum wage.
Economic Policy: Statism Versus The Free Market

Republicans' tax plan crashes Jerry Brown's electric car fantasies

from Reason: Citizens in Kansas will no longer have to subsidize California's nitwittery.
Economic Policy: Statism Versus The Free Market

Over a few bullets, man loses truck to civil asset forfeiture

from National Review: A Kentucky man recently reclaimed his Ford F-250 pickup truck after it had been seized and kept for two years by the Customs and Border Patrol. The justification? Agents had found a few stray bullets in the center console.
Police State America

2nd Amendment Assaults

Latest Update: August 10, 2017
John Stossel: Regulating Guns
NRA scores two victories against California gun-control laws
Why California gun owners may be breaking the law on July 1
Bullet-proof posters to hide behind in case the "gun-free zone" sign isn't working
A resounding vote against Due Process and the Second Amendment
Thought police order psych exam for student who made anti-gun control video
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2nd Amendment Assaults

Latest Update: July 7, 2017
NRA scores two victories against California gun-control laws
Why California gun owners may be breaking the law on July 1
Bullet-proof posters to hide behind in case the "gun-free zone" sign isn't working
A resounding vote against Due Process and the Second Amendment
Thought police order psych exam for student who made anti-gun control video

Severin Johnson: Smartphone App Allows Citizens To Use Each Other For Emergency Services Instead Of Police

Given the danger of calling for police assistance.  We live in a world where we are forced to pay for services that are unreliable, corrupt and brutal. We are taught from a young age that you pick up the phone and dial 911 at the first sign of trouble. But sadly, we increasingly see the responders to our pleas for help showing up and making matters  ... MORE

Katie Kieffer: Apple Is On Your Side

Somebody has to protect individual liberty.    Obama’s order for Apple to let him hack your iPhone is not about fighting terror—it’s about iPhone dominion. This is the equivalent of gun control except in the tech sector. Terrorism is one of the top two issues concerning Americans, including Millennials. You deserve to know why and how Obama’s ... MORE

More Defense Dollars Don't Guarantee A Better Military

by Daniel L. Davis.    Everyone agrees that federal spending is out of control, yet there’s little appetite to go after bloated Pentagon budgets. Americans from the left, right, and center all too often give the military a pass because they grudgingly believe current levels of defense spending are necessary for national security. But is there such a thing as  ... MORE

Jackie Mason Says That If Michael Bloomberg Is Serious About Gun Control, He Should Disarm His 12 Bodyguards

by Awr Hawkins.   Comic Jackie Mason says that if Michael Bloomberg is serious about gun control, he should disarm the 12 bodyguards who hedge in his every move. Otherwise, Bloomberg is just a hypocrite benefiting from the safety of a wall of guns, while calling for Americans to forfeit the safety that guns could bring to them and their      ... MORE

How To Anonymize Everything You Do Online

by Andy Greenberg.    One year after the first revelations of Edward Snowden, cryptography has shifted from an obscure branch of computer science to an almost mainstream notion: It’s possible, user privacy groups and a growing industry of crypto-focused companies tell us, to encrypt everything from emails to IMs to a gif of a motorcycle jumping   ... MORE

Kirsten Powers: Can Hillary Take '13 Hours' Of Truth?

Some creatures just hate the sunlight.  Democratic partisans have seized on the new movie 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, which portrays the fateful night that left four Americans, including a U.S. ambassador, dead. They’ve gone on the attack against what director Michael Bay describes in the opening scene as a “true story” as ... MORE

Movie Review: 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Benghazi

by Kurt Loder.    Haters of Hillary Clinton may be disappointed to find that there’s no mention of the former secretary of state in Michael Bay’s new movie about the 2012 Benghazi attack that left U.S. Libyan ambassador Chris Stevens dead and ignited a Congressional uproar that continues to this very moment. But Clinton’s State Department  ... MORE

You Know Less Than You Think About Guns

by Brian Doherty.   "There is a gun for roughly every man, woman, and child in America," President Barack Obama proclaimed after the October mass shooting that killed 10 at Umpqua Community College in Oregon. "So how can you, with a straight face, make the argument that more guns will make us safer? We know that states with the most gun laws tend ... MORE

2015 Gun Politics: Murders With Guns Are Used To Drive Gun Policy, Even Though Gun Policy Can't Prevent Them

by Brian Doherty.   The politics of guns in 2015 was largely shaped by a series of newsmaking horrible multiple-casualty murders in public places. Each one inspired Democratic Party politicians, including President Obama and frontrunning 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, to call for a similar set of what they now call “common sense gun safety”  ... MORE

Public Safety's Greatest Threat: The American Police State

by Matthew Harwood.       If you’ve been listening to various police agencies and their supporters, then you know what the future holds: anarchy is coming—and it’s all the fault of activists.  In May, a Wall Street Journal op-ed warned of a “new nationwide crime wave” thanks to “intense agitation against American police departments” over   ... MORE

William N. Grigg: Police Chiefs Across The US Admit Armed Citizens, Not Cops, Is The Best Deterrent Against Terrorism

“If you’re a terrorist, you want unarmed citizens."      If you want to be protected from potential terrorist attacks like the recent massacre in Paris, and suspected domestic terrorist incidents such as the murder of three people at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood facility and fourteen more at an office party in San Bernardino, you    ... MORE