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Microsoft Takes a Stand against U.S. Federal Government

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It should surprise no one that Microsoft takes a stand. They are fighting for their life as a company. I know some people who really despise Microsoft due to their use of intellectual property. They will insist the company is

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So-Called Hate Speech: First They Track It then They Target It

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I’ve been pondering what to say about this project for tracking hate speech for two days. There is little more to be said than that it proves yet again that the Federal Government needs to be dismantled, department-by-department, until the

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The Lois Lerner Emails Mysteriously Re-Appear

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Well, lo and behold… despite sworn testimony before Congress saying they DON’T exist, Lois Lerner’s emails magically DO exist in a backup. Or… at least they did, before all of these delays gave a criminal Administration time to go selectively

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The Fear of God and Our Internet Behavior

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I found several interesting thoughts in this brief essay on modern anonymity and how the fear of God should influence us. The articled discusses the impact of anonymity on how we behave in public, and in private—including online. Here is

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Tea Party Targeted In Violent Video Game

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Imagine a major videogame maker portraying the “enemies” as a bunch of pedophiles with rainbow flags on their wall. Or maybe a banner of the New Black Panthers for bad guys who only shoot white people–do you think they could

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Conflict of Interest? NSA Chief Working on Cybersecurity Patents

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A report on what looks like a conflict of interest from Associated Press:  Even in an era when former officials routinely profit from business ventures linked to their public service, recently retired National Security Agency chief Keith Alexander raised eyebrows

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So Just HOW Did the Lois Lerner Hard Drive Get Scratched at the IRS?

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What an amazing set of “coincidences.” “Failed” computers, prematurely “retired” equipment, dumping the IT backup vendor just after the investigation began: these guys make Watergate look like knocking off a kid’s lemonade stand. As the Daily Caller reports, Ex-IRS official

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Big Brother is Watching What You Eat... And Encouraging You Through a Talking Grocery Cart?

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With the claimed interest in making sure we eat allegedly “sustainable” food, you would think that these food dictators would want to make sure that they used economical means to promote good food. But you would be wrong if you

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French Court Finds Food Critic Guilty of Too High Google Ranking

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The nice thing about this atrocious judicial decision was that it openly exposes the arrogance of those in power and how much they hate and fear the internet. Yes it happened in France, but you can be sure others want

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Clarification: Lois Lerner Sought Method for Hidden Communication with Other Federal Bureucrats

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Mark Horne posted about this from the Washington Examiner, including quoting the story about “OCS messages.” Not everyone may realize the import of “OCS,” so let me give you some excerpts from the Washington Times story: Just as the IRS

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New York City Revenue Trap Accidently Snares Someone Who Matters

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We’ve already mentioned that de Blasio’s stringent safety regulations are not exactly evenly applied. The mayor’s own security detail is known for disregarding the laws that other New Yorkers must submit to or else lose a hefty amount of money.

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Independence Day, Thirty Years After: Pentagon Is Big Brother on the Other Side of the Screen

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In George Orwell’s 1948 novel, 1984, the concept of “Big Brother” became the universal slogan for the surveillance state. Orwell used very little actual science fiction technology in his novel. But there was one prominent exception: the telescreen. Every home

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