PATRIOT Act






***ATTENTION: This video is NOT in support of Mitt Romney, in any way, nor is this organization.***

Luke Rudkowski hits the streets of NYC to find out where Obama supporters really stand on his policies. Now he did this in an underhanded way where the policies where presented to be Romney’s, but this was only done to get an honest opinion. The reactions when the truth was uncovered varied but they were very telling to say the least.




Aaron Cynic writes at Diatribe Media: It seems sadly fitting the USA Patriot Act turned ten years old the day after police in Oakland, California assaulted peaceful demonstrators with tear gas and…



David Sirota writes at Salon.com: With the Obama administration considering federal civil-rights investigations into police brutality, some local police departments have reacted not by cleaning up their act, but instead by intensifying…


Bald EagleStephen C. Webster writes on The Raw Story:

In the brave new world of cloud computing, where data is stored off-site in massive server farms instead of on a user’s local hard drive, privacy and security are paramount in the consumer’s mind.

Unfortunately for privacy advocates, their concerns are essentially moot thanks to the U.S.A. Patriot Act, which a key Microsoft official said recently permits the U.S. to spy on data stored within cloud servers across the European Union.

The revelation of transcontinental spying, which has long been suspected, came from Gordon Frazer, Microsoft U.K.’s managing director, speaking at an announcement event for the company’s new suite of office software.

Frazer’s admission was caught by ZDNet reporter Zack Whittaker, who’s long covered data security issues as they relate to the Patriot Act.






Spencer Ackerman reports on Senator Ron Wyden’s claim that there’s a secret Patriot Act, for Wired: You think you understand how the Patriot Act allows the government to spy on its citizens….





Via Media Roots: In George Orwell’s 1984, Britain is depicted as a totalitarian police state that is ruled by the Party, or Big Brother — an enigmatic, ubiquitous elite that controls society…


From WASHINGTON’S BLOG: We’ve been told that 9/11 changed everything. Is it true? Let’s look: The Afghanistan war was planned before 9/11 (see this and this) The decision to launch the Iraq…


Aaron Cynic writes at Diatribe Media: For a country that prides itself on its freedoms, we’ve systematically begun to dismantle them in favor of a perceived sense of safety. We have the…