Archive for June 2nd, 2013

The National Enquirer Claims Hillary Will Admit She Is A “Lesbian” …So Who Cares?
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The National Enquirer Claims Hillary Will Admit She Is A “Lesbian” …So Who Cares?

Well, the National Enquirer did get the John Edwards story right… So there’s always a chance that they might get one other story right too… But it’s unlikely.  Hillary Clinton’s upcoming memoir, according to the National Enquirer, will reveal that the likely 2016 presidential candidate is a “lesbian.” Or more accurately, a “family insider” says that the former secretary of State […]

Posted in: Tabloid Bullshit
Judge orders Google to comply with FBI’s secret NSL demands
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Judge orders Google to comply with FBI’s secret NSL demands

A federal judge tells the company to comply with the FBI’s warrantless National Security Letter requests for user details, despite ongoing concerns about their constitutionality. by Declan McCullagh A federal judge has ruled that Google must comply with the FBI’s warrantless requests for confidential user data, despite the search company’s arguments that the secret demands […]

Posted in: Censorship, Police State
How Censorship In China Allows Criticism But Silences Collective Organizing
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How Censorship In China Allows Criticism But Silences Collective Organizing

by Jacob Sloan Via the American Political Science Review, Harvard researchers pinpoint the surprising heart of authoritarian state censorship — anti-government criticism is in fact allowed, but not references to collective action of any sort: We have devised a system to locate, download, and analyze the content of millions of posts from nearly 1,400 different social media […]

Posted in: Censorship, China
CRUEL IRONY: Couple Cuffed For Engaging In Free Speech In Front Of Independence Hall
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CRUEL IRONY: Couple Cuffed For Engaging In Free Speech In Front Of Independence Hall

A video that runs approximately 13:00 minutes records an ironic incident that took place on Saturday May 18 documents the incident of Mark and Barb, a couple who were engaged in handing out flyers and talking about ending the Federal Reserve system in the City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They were detained and hand-cuffed […]