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The Death of Privacy

My wife recently applied for a job on line with a major US corporation.  Within minutes, she received an email asking her to confirm that she was associated with another individual who works for the company, a close friend of our daughter.  The HR department had apparently automatically screened Facebook and other social networking sites […]


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Liberty NewsWire: December 19, 2011

CBS News correspondent Celia Hatton reports news of Kim's death was met with a flood of televised emotion in North Korea, as state TV showed orderly columns of state officials weeping dramatically, and ordinary North Koreans beside themselves in apparent grief on the streets of Pyongyang. In South Korea, however, like much of the rest […]


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Vladimir Putin and the Phenomenon of the Broken Clock

It is said that even a broken clock is right twice a day, and so it is with Russia's Vladimir Putin.  He's no squishy believer in individual liberty, but he has accurately assessed American foreign policy.  Reported MSNBC: "Sometimes it seems to me that America does not need allies, it needs vassals," the Russian prime […]


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NDAA Passes Senate, Heads to White House

The NDAA Conference Report passed the Senate by a vote of 86-13 this evening, with detainee provisions intact. It should be noted here that 6 additional senators voted NO than when S. 1867 was previously voted on and passed 93-7 on December 1. This is by no means the end of this fight.  Several senators […]


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Stop Internet Censorship!

In the government's latest attempt to break the internet in order to "fix" it, the House Judiciary Committee is holding hearings today on SOPA (H.R. 3261, the Stop Online Privacy Act), an overly broad bill that would jeopardize entire segments of the web at the discretion of prosecutors and judges. SOPA is a House counter-part […]


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