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Law Enforcement: “Stop Encryption — We Can’t Snoop!”

Written by Gary North on October 1, 2014

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The  law enforcement agencies are miffed at Google and Apple for having made it far harder for the snoopers to snoop.  The old law of economics holds up: “When prices rise, the quantity demanded falls.” The feds demand — at the older, lower prices — but no one responds. U.S. law enforcement officials are urging […]

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Will the IRS Monitor Sermons?

Written by Gary North on August 18, 2014

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This report appeared on the WND site. Imagine uttering the words “pro-life” in your church and finding yourself targeted by an investigation from the feared and reviled Internal Revenue Service. An expert on the First Amendment conflict between pastors and the federal agency, which says it is investigating speech delivered from pulpits, confirms that’s possible. […]

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Ferguson SWAT Team: No Photos, or You Go to Jail

Written by Gary North on August 15, 2014

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A reporter in a McDonald’s took a photo of a SWAT team member in Ferguson. The cop roughed him up and then arrested him. The cop would not say who he was. The story is here. Cops have carte blanche when there are riots outside. This includes inside a McDonald’s. Lawyer John Whitehead describes what […]

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Ron Paul Says We Need More Whistleblowers

Posted on July 30, 2014

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Seizing on the public’s demand for a louder voice in public affairs, former presidential candidate Ron Paul is expanding his media footprint with a call for an “epidemic of truth-telling” by whistleblowers like Edward Snowden and Vietnam War-era tipster Daniel Ellsberg. Already the face of the web-based Ron Paul Channel, the libertarian Republican has just […]

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NSA Spying: It’s Worse Than Snowden Says, Ex-Code Breaker Reveals

Posted on July 15, 2014

William Binney is one of the highest-level whistleblowers to ever emerge from the NSA. He was a leading code-breaker against the Soviet Union during the Cold War but resigned soon after September 11, disgusted by Washington’s move towards mass surveillance. On 5 July he spoke at a conference in London organised by the Centre for […]

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When Obama Told the Truth About Gitmo . . . and Then Forgot

Written by Gary North on June 4, 2014

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Watch this video. It provides extracts from candidate Obama’s campaign speeches. He never closed Guantánamo’s prison. I don’t think he ever intended to. It was great for a campaign talking point. It was dropped down the memory hole. Democrats of course gave him a free ride on this. He was their man, the way Bush […]

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Donald Sterling Breaks Silence; Wishes He Had Paid Off Stiviano

Posted on May 5, 2014

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Speaking publicly for the first time since the release of a racist audio recording led to his lifetime ban from the NBA., Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling said he wishes he had “paid off” the female acquaintance who taped their conversation, according to media reports. “I wish I had just paid her off,” Sterling […]

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