Back in June of this year, when the spying of the U.S. military’s National Security Agency was first revealed, apologists said it was no big deal because, according to them, only telephone metadata was being collected. To show how far from the truth that excuse
If they’re talking in public about “disappearing” Edward Snowden, what is the U.S. government planning in private?
When he was campaigning to become President last year, Barack Obama promised to put an end to the politics of fear. However, in his reaction to the failed attack by Abdulmutallab, Obama has fully embraced the politics of fear.
Instead of talking about the real life government spy program that targets American citizens and is being extended by Democrats in the Senate Judiciary Committee, bloggers are writing about how JJ Abrams will have a fictional TV show about government spies on NBC.
SnitchWire advises, “Individuals pursuing a ‘snitches get stitches’ policy do so on their own accord and are in no way affiliated directly with this publication.” That’s not a discouragement of violent retribution against government spies. It’s just a legal disclaimer.
When the government abuses its powers and spies against us, it is the sensible and right thing for politically active citizens to develop methods of resistance. I hope to see activists develop yet more tools to thwart the Big Brother that our government has become.
An article about the the Delfly, a miniature robotic surveillance device that looks like a dragonfly as it flies. These devices have cameras that send signals to a remote operator sitting at a computer.
Listen to United States Representative Diana DeGette, who was part of a coalition of members of Congress that tried to insert protections against reverse targeting into the FISA Amendments Act earlier this year. They failed. Their proposed protections against reverse targeting are not in the FISA Amendments Act.
We can be free. We don’t need to be afraid. Nobody is going to kill you if the integrity of the Bill of Rights is restored. Barack Obama, in his new allegiance of fear with George W. Bush, doesn’t want you to believe that, but history is clear in this regard.
If you’re a government agent, and you’re afraid that the friends of the prisoners that you torture will come attack you and your family in revenge, then there’s a simple way to prevent the problem: Don’t torture the prisoners in the first place.