by Adam Dick Why did the National Security Agency (NSA) dispatch hundreds of agents to the US Congress to lobby for the USA FREEDOM Act if the legislation would, as many of the bill’s advocates in the Congress assert, greatly restrain the US government’s mass surveillance program? Judge Andrew Napolitano, the senior judicial analyst at […]
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by John Whitehead “A person under surveillance is no longer free; a society under surveillance is no longer a democracy.”—Writers Against Mass Surveillance THE GOOD NEWS: Americans have a right to freely express themselves on the Internet,including making threatening—even violent—statements on Facebook, provided that they don’t intend to actually inflict harm. The Supreme Court’s ruling […]
On June 2, 2015, Obama signed into law the USA Freedom Act, which as an acronym for Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ending Eavesdropping, Dragnet-collection and Online Monitoring Act. What a delightful name! The USA Freedom Act!
John describes how robots may become our newest law enforcers and how digital surveillance – along with physical surveillance via drones – may serve to quell free speech. He answers the question on everyone’s mind: “Is the NSA really listening to all of our phone calls?” Source: Lions of Liberty
Provisions of the USA PATRIOT Act are set to expire at midnight on May 31st. Will Congress act to save the surveillance…and will the NSA stop spying on us if they don’t?
by John Whitehead “The ultimate goal of the NSA is total population control.”—William Binney, NSA whistleblower We now have a fourth branch of government. As I document in my new book Battlefield America: The War on the American People, this fourth branch came into being without any electoral mandate or constitutional referendum, and yet it […]
Jeb Bush supports illegal spying on Americans. That last thing we need is another Bush which rules out Jeb and his in-law Marco Rubio.
A federal appeals court rules the NSA’s domestic spy program that targets American citizens went far beyond the limits of the Patriot Act. Judge Andrew Napolitano discusses the matter with Fox’s Shepard Smith.
The recent New York appeals court decision that the NSA bulk collection of Americans’ telephone records was not authorized is a minor victory. But beware of coming “reform” moves!
by Ron Paul Apologists for the National Security Agency (NSA) point to the arrest of David Coleman Headley as an example of how warrantless mass surveillance is necessary to catch terrorists. Headley played a major role in the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack that killed 166 people. While few would argue that bringing someone like Headley […]