Category Archives: Liberty

Time For A New Starttup To Make Tinfoil Hats?

It may be time to begin consideration of whose side our own brains are really supporting. After learning that MRI brain images can now identify psychopaths, we have a brand new report of research in which scientists have identified the … Continue reading

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When Your Brain Testifies Against You…

If we think the economic mismanagement, wars and corruption we’ve been enjoying from government are scary, think for a moment of the new tool coming from researchers in a prison. The subjects have been confined and we may wish that … Continue reading

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Do You Have A RIGHT To Offend Me?

Something unpleasant this way comes, slouching toward Washington, D.C. to be born. If it reaches that far, it’s likely that both the Left and the Right will applaud its arrival; only freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution will suffer. It seems … Continue reading

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The NDAA 2014 and a Jailed Teen to Think About

We wrote yesterday about the NDAA 2014, the annual update on government defense spending. We wrote about the Act’s standing provision authorizing the President to order the military to secretly or publicly seize and indefinitely imprison Americans and others without … Continue reading

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The ‘National Defense Against American Citizens’ Act 2014

The NDAA (National Defense Authorization Act) handed the President the power to employ the military in arresting and imprisoning indefinitely anyone he decided was a threat. No charges, no due process and no notice to anyone. No review, either. The … Continue reading

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Tell Me What You Eat…(And I’ll Tell You If I’ll Allow It!)

“What are we having for dinner…mother?” used to amuse kids with its implications of cannibalism but it wasn’t taken seriously. Tales of chocolate-covered ants from Mexico bothered few; purchase was voluntary and examples, scarce. Some folks, especially with Great Depression … Continue reading

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President Obama, Sherlock Holmes, a Dog and Irish Catholics (And U.S. Media)

Sherlock Holmes is no longer a world-renowned name, nor is his detective novel genre the mass market it was but there are still those who know what the dog did in the night-time. As Dr. Watson responded to Holmes’ question: … Continue reading

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