Archive:

Month: May 2016

Hillary made nearly $22 million in speaking fees in just two years

By: | Post date: May 24, 2016 | Comments: No Comments

Posted in categories: Uncategorized

Who in god’s name would pay these millions to hear her speak for 45 minutes? NY Post

Links

By: | Post date: May 24, 2016 | Comments: No Comments

Posted in categories: Uncategorized

How the Pentagon ruins the lives of NSA whistleblowers.  Snowden learned the proper lessons from the fates of whistleblowers whose lives were destroyed even though they went through “the proper channels”. There’s no such thing as perfect security at airports, despite being the perfect place for vulgar displays of security theater. Reporters who believe the […]

Morning links

By: | Post date: May 23, 2016 | Comments: No Comments

Posted in categories: Uncategorized

Improved relations with Iran and Cuba are the only positive aspects of Obama’s presidency, says Ron Paul How much safety did $4 trillion buy American taxpayers during the War on Terror? The economic collapse, and resulting human toll, of Venezuela won’t affect the appeal of the system that caused that collapse.  Socialism is the total, […]

Cop runs red light, slams into car

By: | Post date: May 19, 2016 | Comments: No Comments

Posted in categories: Uncategorized

When is it worth running a red light in a busy intersection at high speed and risking the deaths of women, children, entire families, etc.?  Blue Privilege means you don’t have to weigh that cost. Yahoo

Morning links

By: | Post date: May 19, 2016 | Comments: No Comments

Posted in categories: Uncategorized

The lessons to learn from Colorado’s experience with legal marijuana Police will lie if it helps them, which is why filming the police is so crucial Cops and prison guards oppose marijuana legalization in California because they’re addicted to the torrent of taxpayer dollars used to fight the Drug War License plate scanners, just one […]

Morning links

By: | Post date: May 18, 2016 | Comments: No Comments

Posted in categories: Uncategorized

Families of 9/11 victims can now sue the Saudi government for its involvement in the attacks New Snowden documents are coming.  The Intercept is planning a big release. The US doesn’t need the Saudis.  Time to put an end to the Saudi’s taxpayer-funded gravy train. Texas will build a gold depository Ilya Somin gives us […]

Noon links

By: | Post date: May 17, 2016 | Comments: No Comments

Posted in categories: Uncategorized

Former St. Louis cop charged with murder.  $900,000 settlement over the 2011 shooting.  Trigger-happy cops are costing these cities a ton of money. Psychedelic mushrooms alleviate severe depression in clinical trial.  Expect a pushback from Big Pharma as it threatens their toxic anti-depressant monopoly. The War on Drugs: a trillion-dollar failure CIA “accidentally” destroys its […]

Avoid long airport lines by giving up every shred of privacy to the TSA

By: | Post date: May 17, 2016 | Comments: No Comments

Posted in categories: Uncategorized

Pretty good tradeoff, right?  Maybe those long lines are designed to push people into making a deal with the surveillance devil in exchange for more convenience. More on this at the New York Times: PreCheck Expansion Plan Raises Privacy Concerns

Everything known so far about FBI surveillance methods

By: | Post date: May 17, 2016 | Comments: No Comments

Posted in categories: Uncategorized

Yikes.  Hard to tell which government agency to be the most afraid of. Wired

The FBI apparently hides microphones and video cameras all over the place

By: | Post date: May 17, 2016 | Comments: No Comments

Posted in categories: Uncategorized

Federal agents hid cameras and microphones in an Oakland courthouse for 10 months, spying on everyone within. East Bay Express