Thursday, November 21, 2013

are you sleeping, are you sleeping...

Exclusive: Inside America's Plan to Kill Online Privacy Rights Everywhere

Colum Lynch
Foreign Policy
21 November 2013

"Instead, the United States wants to limit the focus to illegal surveillance -- which the American government claims it never, ever does. Collecting information on tens of millions of people around the world is perfectly acceptable, the Obama administration has repeatedly said. It's authorized by U.S. statute, overseen by Congress, and approved by American courts."

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And again, I recommend Dave Hodge's post on tyranny. Doesn't matter any more whether conspiracy theorists are correctly connecting the dots.

What matters is what they are noticing might...

alas, o peanut butter & jelly, I knew thee well

Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich is Racist, Says Portland School Official

Nathan Hardan
21 November 2013

"The Tribune noted that the school started the new year with “intensive staff trainings, frequent staff meetings, classroom observations and other initiatives,” to help educators understand their own “white privilege,” in order to “change their teaching practices to boost minority students’ performance.”"

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Please don't mention white privilege when I am in the room. Gets me very, very, very disturbed.*

* For those who might not recognize dry wit when they see it, please note that the above...



To be very.




speaking softly, and what is happening to the big stick?

Despite Promises, Obama Planning to Close ICBM Squadron

Alana Goodman
Washington Free Beacon
21 November 2013

"John Noonan, spokesman for House Armed Services Committee Republicans, said there does not appear to be any strategic justification for the proposed reductions, adding that the United States has a responsibility to maintain a large and disperse ICBM force that will deter large-scale enemy attacks."

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Hat tip: Steve Quayle