Are Smart TV’s Spying on their Owners?

Everyone knows personal privacy from Big Brother is non-existent. However, it may – or may not – surprise you that the latest threat to your privacy may come from your own living room. Discoveries made after the release of Samsung’s new Smart TVs revealed that the integrated webcams and microphones can actually be hacked and … Read more »

Federal Court Rules Illinois’ CCW Ban Unconstitutional

On a day gun right activists will never forget, the US 7th Circuit Court ruled Illinois’ law banning citizens from carrying weapons as unconstitutional. In a 2-1 vote, the court confirmed that the 2nd Amendment is broader than carrying a gun inside your home. This momentous ruling gave the Illinois legislature 180 days to “craft … Read more »

Rethinking Pearl Harbor

The following is the foreword to, and complete text of, the Vance Publications reprint of John T. Flynn’s The Truth About Pearl Harbor and The Final Secret of Pearl Harbor, both available together for the first time here as John T. Flynn on Roosevelt and Pearl Harbor. “Yesterday, December 7, 1941 — a date which … Read more »

An Exception to the Rule: Packing Heat in Federal Court?!

Deregulating courthouse firearm prohibition at the state and local levels has been a growing national trend. In response to recent courtroom events, several states have begun to pass measures exempting more people from gun restrictions in court. Virginia’s House Bill 288 aims to allow city and county treasurers to carry. North Carolina goes even further, … Read more »

We’re Already Over the “Fiscal Cliff”

Newsflash, folks. We’re already over the so-called “Fiscal Cliff”. As of today it’s been 1,311 days since the Senate has passed a budget. Let’s take a quick refresher course on Government 101. The House originates the budget bills. Once they pass the House, they go on to the Senate. Once passed there, it goes to … Read more »

Are Black Friday Riots A Preview Of The Civil Unrest That Is Coming When Society Breaks Down?

If Americans will trample one another just to save a few dollars on a television, what will they do when society breaks down and the survival of their families is at stake?  Once in a while an event comes along that gives us a peek into what life could be like when the thin veneer … Read more »

Free No More: UN Seeking to Control the Internet

When SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act – H.R. 3261) & PIPA (Protect Intellectual Property Act) didn’t become law, the US relaxed. It’s time to wake up again; the United Nations International Telecommunications Union (ITU) is meeting next week in Dubai for 2 weeks with representatives for 193 countries to discuss plans to control the internet. The … Read more »

Was the First Thanksgiving Really Celebrated by the Pilgrims?

If you read your history book as a kid, you would have learned that the First Thanksgiving was celebrated in Plymouth by a band of 53 thankful Pilgrims and 90 Indians. Is that really true? Thirty-eight men, including Captain Woodlief had sailed to the mouth of the James River from England on a perilous voyage … Read more »

The Death of the Status Quo – America’s Shared Delusion & How to Resolve It

Good evening everyone – I wanted to start sharing the knowledge that I have gained, and figured a good place to begin would be about the shared delusion we as Americans call the status quo.  This is in my opinion a delusion that America (and possibly other nations) suffer from, and its one we must … Read more »

Goodbye 4th Amendment

How we hardly knew you… This according to Scott Shackford on In 2011, Democratic Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy introduced the Electronic Communications Privacy Act Amendments Act, which would require authorities and law enforcement to get a search warrant to access private electronic communications. The bill is now finally up for possible vote next week. … Read more »

Federal Judge: “Under 21? No Guns!”

At the end of October, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a September 2011 ruling by District Judge Sam Cummings stating that 18-20 year-olds could not purchase handguns. However, this ruling does not prevent 18-20 year-olds from carrying, owning or firing handguns. From Reuters: “A unanimous three-judge panel said Congress, in a law dating … Read more »

Want to Solve Our Economic Woes? Just Add Oil

As an internet marketer, I can work just about anywhere in the world, regardless of the current economy, and make a decent living. All I require is a dependable Internet connection. Not everyone is so fortunate. Local economies directly affect the employment and livelihood of residents. When supporting one’s family hinges on the ups and … Read more »