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The Fear Machine at Work, Summer 2015

Number of distinct stories in American newspapers speculating about a July 4 terrorist attack on American soil, June 1 РJuly 4, 2015: 136 Number of actual terrorist attacks on American soil, July 4 2015: 0 Source: Proquest Newsstand

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Ten Most Popular Restore the Fourth Protest Links

As people gather around the country for Restore the Fourth protests against the U.S. government’s massive communications dragnet, they’re talking to each other and sharing links. One good way to find out what’s going on with Restore the Fourth is to read what others find

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Happy Independence Day… Don’t Forget to Smile!

Smile! “The N.S.A. is believed to have gone beyond legal boundaries designed to protect Americans in about 8 to 10 separate court orders issued by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, according to three intelligence officials who spoke anonymously because disclosing such information is illegal. Because

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Happy Independence Day… Don't Forget to Smile!

Smile! “The N.S.A. is believed to have gone beyond legal boundaries designed to protect Americans in about 8 to 10 separate court orders issued by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, according to three intelligence officials who spoke anonymously because disclosing such information is illegal. Because

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How Patriotic is this Patriotic Military Cap Design Contest?

CafePress is currently holding an “All-American” “American Patriotism-themed Military Cap” design contest to celebrate Independence Day. Entrants are asked to design “patriotic” images in line with the theme of Independence Day and put them up for sale on CafePress’ military caps, which look like this:

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?