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Up From Imperialism: How to end the terrorist threat and return to normalcy by Justin Raimondo

‘Yet what kid of “security” is possible in a world where your neighbor could be harboring an arsenal of IEDs and plotting to machine-gun the upcoming Christmas party? The “war on terrorism” has abolished the very concept of security as … Continue reading

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Former CIA Chief Woolsey: Electrocution Too Good for Snowden. Hang Him! by Daniel McAdams

‘Former Director of Central Intelligence James Woolsey has discovered who is really behind the Paris attacks. The blame does not really fall on ISIS, nor on Gulf States that have financed ISIS. Certainly there is no blame on the United … Continue reading

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From The Intercept: The Drone Papers

The Intercept recently summarized findings from a trove of documents about the US drone murder program from an anonymous source. ‘The Intercept has obtained a cache of secret documents detailing the inner workings of the U.S. military’s assassination program in … Continue reading

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The United States and Own Goals

Of all of the debt and demographic problems plaguing 1st world nations, I argue that the US is in many ways potentially in the best shape. While this may sound somewhat bizarre, I believe that the US is beset by … Continue reading

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Robert Higgs on the Surveillance State

From the facebook page of Robert Higgs: ‘My older friends will remember how during the Cold War we shuddered to hear accounts of ordinary people’s lives in the Communist countries, where the people were subject to constant spying by police … Continue reading

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An Anthem for the Surveillance State: Electric Eye by Judas Priest

From the classic 1982 album Screaming for Vengeance, Electric Eye: ‘Up here in space I’m looking down on you My lasers trace Everything you do You think you’ve private lives Think nothing of the kind There is no true escape … Continue reading

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New Information About the NSA from Edward Snowden

Some new information from Snowden was released a few days ago. What is interesting about these revelations is the nature of the NSA’s capabilities. The agency is not omnipotent. From “On the new Snowden documents“: ‘If you don’t follow NSA … Continue reading

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