While casually browsing the news channels, I noticed a disturbing trend: the coverage of the latest NSA revelations were simultaneously being “analyzed” by Alan Dershowitz on CNN and Peter King on MSNBC. Both of these “analysts” were giving the establishment opinion and seemed to downplay the significance of these revelations, even defending the NSA to […]Read More Is the “Mainstream Media” Out of Touch with the Mainstream?
From the Huffington Post: “I put that program in place to protect the country. One of the certainties was that civil liberties were guaranteed,” Bush told CNN in an interview airing Monday. “I think there needs to be a balance, and as the president explained, there is a proper balance.” Yeah it’s okay everyone. George […]Read More Don’t worry anymore! George W. Bush says Prism is A-OK because he put it in there to protect the country. . .trust him!
As per http://wikileaks.org/Statement-from-Edward-Snowden-in.html?snow Monday July 1, 21:40 UTC One week ago I left Hong Kong after it became clear that my freedom and safety were under threat for revealing the truth. My continued liberty has been owed to the efforts of friends new and old, family, and others who I have never met and probably […]Read More Statement from Edward Snowden at Moscow
In every article that I read (or try to read) about the NSA leaks from the mainstream press, there is always a distinct focus on Glenn Greenwald, the reporter who broke the story, or Edward Snowden the whistle blower. Very rarely is there an article where the fact that billions of phone calls and internet […]Read More Why does the mainstream media keep missing the point about the NSA?
According to an article by Alexandera Jaffe: “They should pay a price, either diplomatic, economic, geopolitical, for doing what they did. They’re always putting their finger in our eye,” said Schumer on “Fox News Sunday,” arguing for repercussions against Russia. So what are we going to do? Go to war with Russia over an American […]Read More Schumer and McCain think Russia should “pay the price” for harboring Edward Snowden
Okay as soon I read about this, I knew I had to give my two cents. If you are a regular reader of this blog then chances are you probably know what I’m about to say which is that this is a load of donkey crap. Well, maybe not in those exact words, but still… […]Read More Nothing to see here! Army blocks military access to NSA leaks.
I do a lot of thinking nowadays. It’s hard not to for some reason; even when I try to watch stupid television shows, hang out with stupid people, and live a stupid life. Somehow. . .I can’t. But then again, there has never been a time that I could. After all, I was just a […]Read More The Personal versus the Political: The Fated Decision for these Nightmarish Times
When I was in high school, I had an obsession with George Orwell. 1984, in particular, radicalized me. At that time I was not in Honors English, so I couldn’t read it in school so I took it out from my library and finished it in a day. It was a frightening book, filled with […]Read More Thoughts on the Survelliance State