Category Civil Liberties

Free Speech is Now a Whisper — American Intelligence Media

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.[…] The American Silencing of Speech The squelching of the Internet […]

The Department Of Homeland Security Plans To Compile A List Of All Bloggers, Journalists And “Social Media Influencers”

June 3, 2018 by Michael Snyder Facebook Twitter Pinterest Reddit Email Many were hoping that once Barack Obama was out of office we would see less of this Big Brother surveillance nonsense, but instead it seems to be getting even worse.  In fact, the Department of Homeland Security has just announced that it intends to compile a comprehensive list of hundreds […]

QOTD: MAINSTREAM MEDIA VS. THE AGE OF INFORMATION

The First Amendment is designed to prevent the institutional, monothematic takeover of the media, and preserve and inspire our right to consider for ourselves what is truth. It is a fundamental tenet of the U.S.A. (and the free world) that “Congress shall make no law… abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press.” If we limit our […]

Russia’s v. America’s Records on Democracy, and on Whistleblowers’ Safety — Washington’s Blog

Eric Zuesse There are multiple quantitative measures for a given nation’s degree of democracy, in comparison with that of other nations, but perhaps the best is the job-approval that the nation’s citizens give of the head-of-state. On that measure, Russia is far more of a democracy than is the U.S., and is second only to… via […]

4 Privacies You Didn’t Know You Lost — The Corbett Report

James Corbett We all know that privacy is a thing of the past, right? Followers of The Corbett Report will see past the metadata lie and the PRISM limited hangout to the underlying reality of the all-pervasive Big Brother surveillance grid. CALEA and the Stellar Wind. The CIA spying on you through your dishwasher. And […]

When a government uses force to control those it is sworn to protect

   by Anti-Media News Desk … Armed Tyrants Americans have grown too trustful of the State, too ready to assume bureaucrats have only our best interests at heart. Even with a maniacal man-child in the Oval Office, many are seemingly eager to turn over individual liberty to those who promise to manage our lives for us. […]

Camp Clark and the Demise of Free Speech

Camp Clark and the Demise of Free Speech by JASON HIRTHLER The threat of terrorism is being used to destroy the threat of democracy. I say threat of democracy because we live in a corporate oligarchy, as academics at Princeton feel compelled to point out once a year or so. The threat of terrorism is […]