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Edward Snowden, v 1.0: NSA Whistleblower William Binney Tells All

During the interview, when Binney is questioned about how Edward Snowden could have gotten away with as much data as he did, Binney notes that NSA management and analysts rejected network monitoring and auditing because it could have made them accountable for program results and program costs.

So that means NSA analysts, who have access to all of your personal data, have absolutely ZERO accountability to anyone over how they access that data.  They could be doing all sorts of illegal things with your data and there is no way to track any of it.  In other words, the NSA is very good at recording everything YOU do, but it doesn’t keep a record of anything it does.

The Tale of Two States

There once was a man named John who lived in a place called A.  The country of A was a rather dreary place.  Some 200 years ago, a majority of the people of A decided that they should be able to impose their will upon a minority of citizens for the good of all.  So…

Rambling Thoughts on Fear and Memory

I didn’t write this article with coherent and rigorous logic in mind, so don’t expect to walk way from this with some new and profound meaning of life, but I think you might find it interesting none the less.  I wrote it more to help me remember some various lines of reasoning to pursue more…

New Look For Libertarian News – Feedback Welcomed

I’ve pretty much finished up modifying the site to incorporate some pretty nifty new features.  I’d love to hear your opinions on the new look and feel. * The main picture display on the home page is set to display articles that fall into the “Featured” category. * Posts now have the ability to display…

Cleveland GOP Cheats Ron Paul: Your Poll Vote is Urgently Needed

The Daily Paul reports: On Wednesday, I posted how the Republican Party of Cuyahoga County (RPCC) — the county where Cleveland, Ohio is located — had an online straw poll for President. Someone within the Party had twice manually revised down the vote total for Ron Paul, purposely skewing the vote in favor of establishment candidates…