10 Ways That The Iron Grip Of The Big Brother Prison Grid Is Tightening On All Of Our Lives

Do you ever feel trapped in an invisible control grid that is slowly but surely closing in all around you?  Do you ever feel like virtually everything that you do is being watched, tracked, monitored and recorded?  If so, unfortunately it is not just your imagination.  Our society is rapidly being transformed into a Big … Read more »

California Official: The Government Should Tax Emails

Leave it to California to come up with all the smart ideas. Does the government need some more money? Don’t cut spending, impose a new tax! If the government tapped into the internet’s industry with a tax, they could bring in billions each year. During a March 5th meeting, Berkeley City Councilman Gordon Wozniak suggested … Read more »

Holder’s Response to Paul Leaves Something to be Desired

On March 6th, Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky rose to filibuster the administration’s nomination of John Brennan for the top spot at the CIA. The Senator spoke for 13 hours before calling it a day. The next day, Attorney General Eric Holder responded: It has come to my attention that you have now asked an … Read more »

The Sequester And Chicken Little

Would you like an economic lesson in government spending cuts? Try this exercise. Sit down and plan a trip to Disney World for you and your family. Make a budget of $20,000 to take this trip (never mind that you don’t have that much money to spare, just follow along with me). And then, forget … Read more »

Don’t Relax Just Yet: TSA to Continue X-ray Scanners

If like me, you felt triumphant and relieved when you heard that the TSA is pulling their full-body scanners out of airports, brace yourselves because it’s not over yet. Last week, news reports flooded out, announcing the removal of the controversial x-ray scanners from airports. Many happy readers thought that meant that we were finally … Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 Reason.com: 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 »

Where Does Money Come From?

This article was reposted with permission from The Economic Collapse. How is money created?  If you ask average people on the street this question, most of them have absolutely no idea.  This is rather odd, because we all use money constantly.  You would think that it would only be natural for all of us to … Read more »

Who Owns You?

Who owns you? It’s a fairly simple question, and yet, for some it’s difficult to answer. Do you own yourself? Does the State? I just read a piece in the New York Times titled Let’s Draft Our Kids. In it, the author mentions that General Stanley McChrystal has called for the reinstatement of the draft. … Read more »