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Here Comes SOPA 2: More Controls on Our Privacy

Written by Gary North on March 12, 2012

Because of the organized resistance by Wikipedia, Google, and other large Internet companies, the Congress scrapped the SOPA bill. It had been scheduled to pass without protest. Congress is not going to let that minor skirmish derail its long-term policy of suppressing the Internet. The Electronic Freedom Foundation has issued an alert. Congress is doing […]

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National Employment Data Base: Backdoor ID Card

Written by Gary North on January 30, 2012

A bill has been introduced by Congressman Lamar “SOPA” Smith of Texas. This bill, if passed, will create a national data base. By law, every employer will have to submit the applicant’s name, Social Security number into this data base. The data base will then tell the employer if it is legal to hire this […]

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Hillary Clinton Warns that the U.S. Government Is Losing the Information (Read: Propaganda) War

Written by Gary North on January 25, 2012

Secretary of State Clinton is very upset with the Internet. She has been upset ever since Matt Drudge blew Newsweek‘s cover-up of her husband’s dalliance with “that woman, Miss Lewinsky” 14 years ago. I mean there was so much fuss, what with his impeachment and all. She complained about a “vast right-wing conspiracy” She has […]

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SOPA Sinks. Congress Abandons Ship.

Written by Gary North on January 19, 2012

I have never seen anything to match it, not in 50 years of monitoring politics. The Internet mobilized millions of outraged voters who contacted their Senators and Congressmen. At one stage, my subscribers could not contact their representatives online. The Senate’s site went down from the overload. The Good Old Boys thought they would sneak […]

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Help Kill SOPA: Contact Your Congressman Today

Written by Gary North on January 18, 2012

Congress is on the run over SOPA, the “Stop Online Piracy Act.” This bill, if passed, will let the President shut down Internet sites without warning. It will enable him to block access to foreign sites. The victims must then go into court to prove that they are innocent. There will be no due process […]

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Obama Signs the NDAA. Goodbye 4th Amendment.

Written by Gary North on January 2, 2012

President Obama signed the National Defense Appropriation Act, a law that ends the 4th Amendment in the United States unless the Supreme Court overturns it. He offered this explanation. The fact that I support this bill as a whole does not mean I agree with everything in it. In particular, I have signed this bill […]

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