John Oliver, GK Chesterton, and Tired Democracy

John Oliver continues his fine work of educating the public in an informative-to-Joe-Sixpak (and Not Safe for Work) video that helps people understand what is at stake as the National Security state attempts to metastasize: Some ask, “Can a free people willingly choose servitude?” The prophet Chesterton replies that it is usually a free people who choose tyranny, [Read More…]

Dr. Frankfeinstein is surprised that her Monster turned on her

Here she is, offering a full-throated defense of NSA spying on us little people. And here she is, genuinely shocked that the Deep State would spy on her and other members of what she thought were the Immune Elite. Security states tend to devour themselves in Orwellian layers of deeper and deeper secrecy and deceit. When [Read More…]

Basic State of the Question on Obama Spying on You

He is, as ever, as surprised as you are to discover what he’s been doing.  In related news, Obama awakens with jolt to discover he is president.  Claims First Lady put something in his drink. As for you little people, the Administration explains, “Shut up“. Besides, the folks spying on you are your friends and [Read More…]

A good read…

…on the privacy issue. [Read more…]

What, Exactly, is the Difference Between Obama’s Behavior and that of the KGB or Stasi?

Italian Magazine Says NSA Listened into Vatican and Pope Oh! Wait! I remember! Obama supposedly had *no idea* what the NSA was doing and is therefore totally innocent of making us a rogue nation bent on trying to control everything with spy technology, drone murders, and Machiavellian cynicism. He is relieved of the guilt of [Read More…]