Twitter: Police Requests Increase

Written by Gary North on July 4, 2012

If you post it on Twitter, it’s public. If it’s public, it can be collected by the police. The company says that the vast majority of requests for users’ information comes from police departments. Of the 849 total government requests for user information during the period spanning January 1 to June 30 this year, 679 […]

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The UN Thinks It Can Tax American Internet Companies

Written by Gary North on June 11, 2012

The United Nations Organization always wants to expand its power. But it has no power without money. It has to beg governments to provide it with money. The United States government always ponies up it share. This is a waste of money. The UN would like to tap into America’s Internet market by imposing a […]

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Pastor Goes to Prison for Preaching Spanking

Written by Gary North on May 31, 2012

A pastor who recommended using a wooden spoon to spank children has been sentenced to two years in prison. The judge said that child abuse must be stopped. The pastor is Philip Caminiti, 55. He was pastor of Aleitheia Bible Church in the town of Black Earth, Wisconsin. It was my understanding that preaching something […]

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Big Brother’s New Face-Recognition Camera

Written by Gary North on March 26, 2012

The speed at which surveillance technology is increasing in efficiency is amazing Here is a recent development. There is new facial-recognition software that lets the government put a photo or image in front of a camera. The camera’s software then scans faces at the astounding rate of 36 million per second. What does it scan? […]

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The Supreme Court May Soon Challenge EPA Tyranny

Written by Gary North on December 23, 2011

A couple in Idaho, the Sacketts, paid $23,000 for a half-acre lot in 2005. They wanted a nice home site. It was close to Priest Lake. The Environmental Protection Agency stopped them. Here’s how. The EPA declared the property “wetlands.” There is no scientific definition of “wetlands.” It’s simply announced by the EPA. It is […]

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Banks Sued by Massachusetts for Illegal Foreclosures

Written by Gary North on December 2, 2011

The State of Massachusetts has refused to settle with the big banks that used what the state says was improper paperwork in foreclosing. Other state attorney generals had proposed a mild slap on the wrist of the banks. That joint deal is likely to fall apart. The banks say they will fight the State of […]

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