Locking Liberty Away

Posted by Michael Dolan on January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized |

You are not smart enough to understand how your government works, and providing you with more information will only confuse you.  Important decisions are best made by elite people in secret. That is the message U.S. District Court Judge John Bates wrote in a letter to the Senate Intelligence Committee — in private.  The committee […]

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Where the NSA Cannot Reach

Posted by Michael Dolan on August 4, 2013 in Uncategorized |

With the most recent revelation of massive government surveillance operations in the news because of Edward Snowden and the NSA comes renewed interest (once again) in the novel 1984.   But the book loses power if we focus only on the purely political, says Ian Crouch in a recent New Yorker Magazine (June 11, 2013). […]

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There’s a Reason it’s NOT “Untruth, Justice, and the American Way”

Posted by Michael Dolan on July 16, 2013 in Uncategorized |

The Obama Administration has simultaneously ratcheted down the standards for our self government while giving us what could be the Orwellian phrase of the year. Back on March 12 of this year, when Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testified before the US Senate Committee on Intelligence, he clearly and flatly denied his agency was […]

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