Defiance is a virtue unto itself. It is its own means and its own end. Wherever people seek truth and honor, no consequence is foreboding enough to stop them. Defiance takes no notice of the threat of death. As more and more totalitarian measures are being instituted by government, is the time for defiance, even without assurance of victory, growing near?
Even years after his death, the Roman Senate continued to cry “Hannibal is at the gates,” using the peoples’ fear of Hannibal exactly as the U.S. government and its lapdog politicians today use the myth of terrorism. We are sacrificing liberty for “security” because of the created, imagined threat of terrorists.
For Washington “democracy” is a weapon of mass destruction. When Washington brings “democracy” to a country, it means the country’s destruction, as in Libya and Iraq. It doesn’t mean democracy. Libya is in chaos, a human rights nightmare without an effective government. Now the U.S. is about to bring “democracy” to Syria.
Fox Business Channel has axed Freedom Watch with Judge Andrew Napolitano, a favorite among American television viewers worried about the constant government disregard for the Constitution and the direction in which establishment politics are taking the United States.
When you use your computer in a crowded café do you tend to shield the screen from the view of other patrons? Do you sometimes use programs that protect your machine from being hacked in public places? Have you ever traveled to a coffeehouse or café that wasn’t the closest to your area of residence to avoid being distracted by people you know as you work? When you purchase your $2 to $5 dollar coffee or specialty beverage do you opt for cash instead of credit or debit?
The Tenth Amendment Center has championed a bill introduced by a group of Washington State legislators that condemns the unlawful detention of U.S. citizens and lawful resident aliens under the National Defense Authorization Act.
A Fitchburg, Mass., woman and her 3-year-old daughter fell victim last week to the product of increasingly militarized and invasive tactics used by police officers throughout the United States. At 6:04 a.m. last Thursday, just before her alarm clock was set to go off, Judy Sanchez was awakened by pounding at the door of her apartment.
Opponents of the Stop Online Piracy Act and the Protect IP Act warned on Thursday — a day after many Internet companies shut down in protest of the bills — that though awareness and discontent with the bills is heightened, the fight continues.
Police, like those in Fargo, N.D., have bought bomb-detection robots, digital communications equipment and Kevlar helmets similar those used by soldiers in foreign wars. The onslaught of purchases for military-style equipment is being carried out with Homeland Security funds allotted since the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks.
Congress cleared a $662 billion defense bill Thursday. The National Defense Authorization Act will now go to President Barack Obama for his signature.