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National Defense Authorization Act of 2014 Authorizes Cyber Warfare Against American Citizens

National Defense Authorization Act of 2014 Authorizes Cyber Warfare Against American Citizens

The NDAA contains a number of highly questionable sections that run contrary to the principles articulated in the United States Constitution. Specifically, language contained in the bill appears to authorize cyber warfare operations against the American people.

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Three Hearings, Nine Hours, and One Accurate Statement: Why Congress Must Begin a Full Investigation into NSA Spying

Posted by on January 7, 2014 in Government, Politics, Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
Three Hearings, Nine Hours, and One Accurate Statement: Why Congress Must Begin a Full Investigation into NSA Spying

Something is very wrong when Congress and the public learn more about the NSA’s activities from newspaper leaks than from the Senate and House intelligence committees. The committees are supposed to oversee the intelligence community activities on behalf of the public. It’s time for Congress to reassert its oversight role and begin a full-scale investigation into the NSA’s surveillance and analytic activities.

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Rand Paul Brings Class-Action Lawsuit Against the NSA

Posted by on January 6, 2014 in Government, Politics, Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
Rand Paul Brings Class-Action Lawsuit Against the NSA

The National Security Agency is under fire in a new way, as Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) spearheads a class-action lawsuit that claims the secretive spy agency violated Americans’ constitutional rights with its bulk metadata collection programs. “We think everybody in America who has a cell phone would be eligible for this class-action suit,” Paul said. In the meantime, the NSA is also facing questions from Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) as to whether they are spying on members of Congress the way they are spying on world leaders. RT’s Meghan Lopez discusses the latest NSA developments with Rachel Levinson-Waldman, counsel to the Brennan Center’s Liberty and National Security Program.

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Ronald Reagan and the Occultist: The Amazing Story Of The Thinker Behind His Sunny Optimism

Posted by on January 5, 2014 in Government, Politics with 0 Comments
Ronald Reagan and the Occultist: The Amazing Story Of The Thinker Behind His Sunny Optimism

A 1944 book by Manley P. Hall, “The Secret Destiny of America,” influenced the politics of Ronald Reagan, who was then a middling movie actor gravitating toward politics. Hall’s concise volume described how America was the product of a “Great Plan” for religious liberty and self-governance, launched by a hidden order of ancient philosophers and secret societies.

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The Fascist Origin and Essence of Privatization

Posted by on January 4, 2014 in Agencies & Systems, Government, Politics with 0 Comments
The Fascist Origin and Essence of Privatization

Represented by its advocates as a desirable and ‘natural’ progression of free-market capitalism, ‘privatization’ – the private acquisition of essential services that were formerly operated and maintained by the government – is an increasingly looming spectre over the American social and economic landscape. However, investigative historian Eric Zuesse makes the case that ‘privatization’ originated as and serves the purposes of an essentially fascist agenda.

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Rand Paul Leads Class Action Lawsuit Against Obama Over NSA Spying

Posted by on January 4, 2014 in Politics, Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
Rand Paul Leads Class Action Lawsuit Against Obama Over NSA Spying

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) is leading a class-action lawsuit with hundreds of thousands of Americans against President Barack Obama’s National Security Agency (NSA) over its spying on the American people,

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