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Is The CIA Writing Legislation For The U.S. Congress?

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Today I want to highlight a troubling bill moving through Congress that seems inspired by a thuggish, authoritarian speech given earlier this year by CIA head Mike Pompeo. I found that speech so disturbing at the time, I wrote an entire piece taking it apart. Below is […]

How Many Americans Are Swept Up In The NSA’s Snooping Programs?

Authored by Jonathan Haggerty and Arthur Rizer via TheHill.com, Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper famously (or infamously) told Congress the National Security Agency did not “wittingly” collect data on Americans. That turned out to be false. More recently, Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) asked the current director of national intelligence, Dan Coats whether the […]

Cell Phone Searches At Border Crossings Surge 1,100% In February Compared To 2015

The Fourth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States protects American citizens from “unreasonable searches and seizures” and requires “probable cause” to obtain a warrant for such searches.  But there are two places where the Fourth Amendment doesn’t apply, even for U.S. citizens, and that’s at border crossings and airports.  Now, according to an […]

Fake News Meme Going Viral

You’ve gotta give them credit.  The plot, the plan, the conspiracy – it’s really well thought out, well funded – well executed.  Bravo!  It’s like a well planned ballet.  In ballet, to acheive excellence, complete cooperation and syncrhonicity is required.  Look what I found in my Twitter today from some Big Lebowski zombie:   FAKE […]

Did Senator Orrin Hatch Just Censor Testimony on the Retirement Crisis?

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Does Senator Orrin Hatch Believe He Wears a Crown? wallstreetonparade.com / By Pam Martens and Russ Martens / September 18, 2014 Senator Orrin Hatch, Republican from Utah, is not the Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee. That post is held […]

Politicians move to protect NSA surveillance as officials dodge questions, Wyden cites repeated deception

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. (Image credit: screenshot from YouTube video uploaded by Sen. Ron Wyden) endthelie.com / By Madison Ruppert / September 27, 2013 A significant conflict is brewing in Washington between those seeking to protect the rights of Americans and those seeking to […]

As Head Of NSA Review Group Obama Appoints Same Person Who “Apologized” For Lying To Congress

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. zerohedge.com / By Tyler Durden / August 12, 2013, 20:21 -0400 It is almost as if the Obama administration is intent on making every possible PR (and of course governance, but it’s really the Fed that is in charge of the US so that part […]

Legal loophole allows NSA to conduct warrantless searches for Americans’ emails and phone calls

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. (Image credit: EFF/Flickr) endthelie.com / By Madison Ruppert / August 9, 2013 Thanks to a legal loophole, the National Security Agency (NSA) has a secret backdoor allowing the agency to search their massive databases for American citizens’ emails and phone […]

Senator Ron Wyden Calls for Congressional Hearings

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. libertyblitzkrieg.com / By Michael Krieger / June 12, 2013 I like Oregon Senator Ron Wyden.  He is one of the few Congressmen who has exhibited strong support in the defense of privacy issues, from his questions around drones, to his concerns […]

Secret surveillance and the crisis of legitimacy

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. endthelie.com / June 10, 2013 (Image credit: Anthony Freda) In December 1974, when a previous program of secret government surveillance was revealed by Seymour Hersh in the New York Times, the ensuing public uproar led directly to extensive congressional investigations […]