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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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Healthcare.gov and Other Exchanges Still Have Serious Problems

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I’ve already written about some of what is going on. The problems keep growing. As the Daily Signal reports, Little more than eight months ago, the bungled rollout of the government’s Obamacare website, HealthCare.gov, touched off an avalanche of bad

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The NSA Should Come Clean and Declare the 4th Amendment to be “Extremist Literature”

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The spy-bureaucrats haven’t actually done this yet. But that is only because they still feel some compulsion to do PR. I have to assume that if an interest in Linux means that a website is an “extremist forum,” that the

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CO State Computer Upgrade Botched by Geniuses Who Gave Us Healthcare.gov

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I hate getting personal about government failures because then people are tempted to believe that they can fix the problems by simply replacing the people involved. But sometimes one finds that government gets botched because incredibly incompetent people are involved.

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LGBT Technology Partnership and Institute: Public Schools Should Provide Less Filtering of Internet

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The homosexual group wants schools to allow students to have more access to homosexual websites. According to the Daily Caller, the reason to reduce filtering is that the gay community has “particular needs” for the internet that call for government

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New York Times on Drone “Report Card”

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Kudos to the NY Times for having the courage to print this. They’ve covered a few stories, of late, that are quite critical of bad White House policies. Perhaps the journalists are slowing waking up, and fulfilling their duty to

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Did We Murder a Teen Because of His Father's Sins?

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Please… this is important. What would you think if a “terrorist” specifically targeted Natasha or Malia Obama with a rocket-propelled grenade? Would blowing the First Daughters and their friends to smithereens be acceptable, if the perpetrator said it was because

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Cisco: Stop Sabotaging Our Product, Business, and Industry; US Gov: “Look what China did!”

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Ironically, Cisco’s blog announced today that the company won two prestigious awards at the 2nd Annual CSO40 in Atlanta: The awards program recognizes projects and initiatives demonstrating innovative use of security in delivering outstanding business value. The awards were given in

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