Tag Archives: Spying

GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

The week: Censorship: “Anti hate” protestors move to block lecture by Anne Coulter (Report) Surveillance: Both U.S. parties are vastly expanding government snooping (Article) Yellowstone supervolcano quakes (Report) Corruption: New York City blocked probes? (Report) More corruption: Details released re … Continue reading

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Who Will Watch The Watchers?

The old Romans wrote the book ahead of us on a lot of subjects; their famous: “Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?” that, translated from their Latin, provided the title of this piece being a case in point.  The recent (and short-lived) … Continue reading

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You’re On Candid Camera!

First, the newsfolk protected public personalities from private scandals; everybody knew of President Kennedy’s Great Lover tendencies but such weren’t news until Bill Clinton came along. Then we had the Era of Scandal as the private peccadillos of the powerful … Continue reading

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