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Am I The Only Techie Against Net Neutrality?

May 18, 2014 2 Comments by

by Joshua Steimle As near as I can gather, just about anyone who is steeped in technology is in favor of “Net Neutrality” legislation. I am no fan of Comcast or any other ISP I’ve ever had the pleasure of dealing with and I’m skeptical of large businesses generally and dislike being on their side, […]

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FDA Caught Protecting Big Pharma from Whistleblowers

Mar 03, 2014 No Comments

By Lisa Rein and Ellen Nakashima The Food and Drug Administration may have violated the federal law protecting whistleblowers by monitoring the personal e-mail of its own scientists, congressional investigators conclude in a report that calls the two-year spying operation “excessively intrusive.” The findings, scheduled for release Wednesday by two top Republicans, suggest that the employees were monitored as part of […]

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The US government has betrayed the internet. We need to take it back.

Sep 05, 2013 No Comments

The NSA has undermined a fundamental social contract. We engineers built the internet – and now we have to fix it Government and industry have betrayed the internet, and us. By subverting the internet at every level to make it a vast, multi-layered and robust surveillance platform, the NSA has undermined a fundamental social contract. […]

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Transparent Hoax Could Lead to War

Aug 26, 2013 No Comments

Phony “poison gas” attack spurs calls for intervention by Justin Raimondo, August 26, 2013 Those rollicking jihadists, the Syrian rebels, love a joke: although they can be deadly serious – such as when they’re eating the internal organs of their enemies – what they enjoy more than anything is a really good prank. There was […]

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What if Psychiatrists are the Crazy Ones!

Aug 20, 2013 1 Comment

By Shane Ellison MS I may be a perfect candidate for psychiatry. I ask questions with period marks to shorten conversations. I avoid eye contact with strangers in fear (maybe it’s anxiety) that I might learn too much about them. I secretly think that Metallica would be making better music if they went back to […]

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Owner of Snowden’s Email Service on Why He Closed Lavabit Rather Than Comply With Govt

Aug 13, 2013 No Comments

Lavabit, an encrypted email service believed to have been used by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, has abruptly shut down. The move came amidst a legal fight that appeared to involve U.S. government attempts to win access to customer information. In a Democracy Now! broadcast exclusive, we are joined by Lavabit owner Ladar Levison […]

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Why They Hate Rand Paul

Jul 22, 2013 No Comments

By Justin Raimondo The rise of Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) as an alternative to Bush era GOP dead-enders has the two principal anti-libertarian factions in American politics snarling and spitting in fury – and real fear. The progressives – in the drivers’ seat at the moment – are especially miffed that this upstart ophthalmologist, and […]

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Newtown School Shooting: The Hidden Cause

Dec 21, 2012 No Comments

by Anonymous At the end of any war, the defeated are told to lay down their weapons. To hand in their guns. They have lost. They have been defeated and no longer have a will to defend themselves or attack the enemy. Part of any war is propaganda and psychological warfare. It is used to […]

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Left and Right Establishment Come Together on Secession: Shut Up About It!

Nov 22, 2012 No Comments

These days there has been a lot of talk of nullification – the refusal of a state to allow the enforcement within its borders of an unconstitutional federal law – and even secession. This is not allowed in the United States. We are supposed to let the New York Times dictate the terms of the […]

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