Category Archives: civil liberties

COMING SOON TO YOUR COUNTRY?

In China’s new surveillance state, everyone will be watched, reviewed and rated Social credit and a high-tech, all-seeing government will keep every citizen in line By James O’Malley/ The Spectator/ December 5, 2018 The bullet train from Beijing to Shanghai … Continue reading

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4th Amendment? What’s That?

Letter in the Sunday Monterey Herald, January 20, 2018 With the help of 65 Democrats, the House of Representatives voted 256-164 last week to support a controversial bill to renew the National Security Agency’s warrantless surveillance program. Section 702 of the Foreign … Continue reading

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The Visionless Society

By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ December 31, 2017 Imagine yourself in early 2019. The Democrats, despite never articulating a political vision other than not being Donald Trump and refusing to roll back Republican legislation such as the 2017 tax bill, have … Continue reading

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THE DEATH OF THE REPUBLIC

By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ May 21,2017    Mr. Fish / Truthdig The deep state’s decision in ancient Rome—dominated by a bloated military and a corrupt oligarchy, much like the United States of 2017—to strangle the vain and idiotic Emperor Commodus … Continue reading

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Prison Population Explosion

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TERROR ATTACKS: PERFECT RECORD

Zero for 40 at Predicting Attacks: Why Do Media Still Take FBI Terror Warnings Seriously? By Adam Johnson/ FAIR/ July 1, 2015 On Monday, several mainstream media outlets repeated the latest press releaseby the FBI that country was under a new … Continue reading

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Edward Snowden: Does Privacy Matter?

BPR QUOTE OF THE DAY:

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War Against ISIS: Here We Go Again

By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report Reuters, via Landov It is easy to predict what will happen as the United States chooses to start another overseas war. It’s easy because we’ve done it so many times before and once … Continue reading

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Getting Real

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Shhhh–The Government Doesn’t Want You To See This Edward Snowden Interview

The Vimeo video of Snowden’s interview that I posted has already disappeared. So far there is a link in the article that I posted that you can go to in order to see the video.http://benswann.com/media-blacks-out-new-snowden-interview-the-government-doesnt-want-you-to-see/ We’ll see if that one lasts. … Continue reading

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