Tag Archives: Surveillance State

A justified nanny state? Part 1

This is a guest column. Margaret Figert is a retired publisher (conservative-somewhat-libertarian politically) in South Dakota and Nebraska.  I am reposting some of her column without any comments, just remarks in an afterword in the next column. This follows up … Continue reading

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It’s a battle, not the war (FISA Sec 702)

By Nathan Barton John Whitehead of the Rutherford Institute addresses a serious situation we face in the next two weeks in his recent commentary via Laissez Faire). Here is the heart of his analysis: As it now stands, Section 702 … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 21 November 2015, #15-46E: Upping the ante

By Nathan Barton In recent days, the Battle of Paris has upped the ante when it comes to the “migrant refugee” crisis in Europe, and this has spilled over to the Fifty States.  The Mainstream Media (as usual) and much … Continue reading

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Anthony Gregory’s “Fictionalized Surveillance State”

The fictionalized surveillance state (Independent Institute, by Anthony Gregory) “Public attitudes toward government spying have correlated to popular cultural trends ever since the 1821 publication of The Spy: A Tale of Neutral Ground, the first American spy novel written by … Continue reading

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