Tag Archives: privacy

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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Edward Snowden: Does Privacy Matter?

BPR QUOTE OF THE DAY:

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Your Disappearing Civil Liberties

A New York Times Op-Doc 

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Reflections on 9/11

By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report No, we mustn’t forget 9/11 and the thousands of unfortunate victims of that fateful day. I just wish we didn’t dwell on it. The aftermath of that horrendous attack changed our country in major … Continue reading

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DON’T READ THIS — CLASSIFIED INFORMATION

Thirteen Things the Government is Trying to Keep Secret from You By Bill Quigley/ Common Dreams/ August 23, 2013 Forbes.com “We believe most Americans would be stunned to learn the details of how these secret court opinions have interpreted…the Patriot … Continue reading

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Big Brother On The March

Glenn Greenwald delivered a powerful speech last week at the Socialism 2012 conference about the growth and danger of the American surveillance state. This is a scary but important examination of the pervasiveness of the growing violations of our privacy … Continue reading

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Airport Screenings: The Numbers Are In……..

March 2012 Statistics On Airport Screening From the Department Of Homeland Security: Terrorists Discovered 0 Transvestites 133 Hernias 1,485 Hemorrhoid Cases 3,172 Enlarged Prostates 8,249 Breast Implants 59,350 Natural Blondes 3

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Double Standard?

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Are You Paranoid? You Should Be.

If someone tells you the government can listen in on you from your cell phone even when it is turned off, you’d probably be inclined to run off in the opposite direction. But the “crackpot” would be right. From several … Continue reading

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