Free flow of information is the only safeguard against tyranny. … [A] free nation gradually constricting its grip on public discourse has begun its rapid slide into despotism. Beware of he who would deny you access to information, for in his heart he dreams himself your master. Although this quote is from a video game… Continue reading The Necessity of the Free Flow of Information
Recent news has revealed what many already suspected – we have become a de-facto surveillance state. The problem is: we are not at all ready to be a surveillance state.
I’ve talked before about why corporations are evil (or rather, why they tend to behave that way). But there’s something else I want to talk about which is related to that – and that’s corporate participation in politics. Let’s back up a bit first though and go over what exactly is a corporation? A corporation… Continue reading Why Corporate Participation in Politics is Bad, Bad, Bad
Florida Activates System for Citizens to Call Each Other Terrorists Or, in other words, a very, very, very bad idea… but sadly not the first time we’ve seen something just like this. There’s the “if you see something, say something” campaign that you see plastered all over the place in the greater NYC metro area… Continue reading Florida Activates System for Citizens to Call Each Other Terrorists
Thinking about what the “Occupy Wall Street” movement REALLY means… at least, in my opinion.