Category Archives: Freedom of Speech

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https://www.eff.org/press/releases/eff-hails-court-ruling-rejecting-nsa-bulk-collection-americans-phone-records

EFF Hails Court Ruling Rejecting NSA Bulk Collection of Americans’ Phone Records

Appeals Court Decision Should Push Congress to Strengthen Protections Against Mass Surveillance, EFF Says

San Francisco – A federal appeals court today ruled that the NSA’s bulk collection of phone records is illegal, saying Congress didn’t authorize collection of a ”staggering” amount of information on Americans. The decision by a three-judge panel of the U.S.Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit overturns a judge’s ruling dismissing ACLU’s challenge to Section 215 of the Patriot Act, ACLU v. Clapper.

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http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/may/12/rand-paul-and-ron-wyden-to-work-together-to-block-patriot-act-renewal?CMP=edit_2221

Rand Paul and Ron Wyden to work together to block Patriot Act renewal

Senators from Kentucky and Oregon launch bipartisan filibuster to prevent a vote on extending the law without amendment

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Reminder: spy agencies are desperate to keep their spying secret because they fear legal challenges, not terrorism

Why a federal court decision vindicates Edward Snowden’s most famous leak

 

To Be Free

https://twitter.com/hashtag/assange

https://newmatilda.com/2014/11/17/siege-julian-assange-farce

Britain WikiLeaks

chomsky_assange_londres

Richard Stallman:Edward Snowdon: Julian Assange (July 2013)

https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2014/12/02/x-things-keep-mind-ever-get-read-torture-report/

https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2014/12/03/us-supported-egypt-188-protesters-sentenced-die-days-mubarak-freed/

https://twitter.com/rustyrockets

http://blogs.cfr.org/zenko/2014/11/21/americas-500th-drone-strike/

http://www.reprieve.org/uploads/2/6/3/3/26338131/2014_11_24_pub_you_never_die_twice_-_multiple_kills_in_the_us_drone_program.pdf

Key findings of the report include:

  • In Pakistan, 24 men were reported as killed or targeted multiple times. Missed strikes on these men killed 874 people, including 142 children.
  • In Yemen, 17 men were reported killed or targeted multiple times. Missile strikes on these men killed 273 others and accounted for almost half of all confirmed civilian casualties and 100% of all recorded child deaths.
  • In targeting Ayman al Zawahiri, the CIA killed 76 children and 29 adults. They failed twice, and Ayman al Zawahiri is reportedly still alive.
  • It took the US six attempts to kill Qari Hussain, a Pakistani target. During these attempts, 128 people were killed, including 13 children.
  • Each assassination target on the US government’s so-called Kill List ‘died’ on average more than three times before their actual death.

The US government’s drone programme has come under increasing scrutiny after a number of strikes that hit large numbers of civilians by mistake. It was recently revealed – as a result of investigations by Reprieve – that the US government compensates civilian victims of drone strikes in Yemen.

Jennifer Gibson, Staff Attorney at Reprieve who compiled the report, said: “These ‘high value targets’ appear to be doing the impossible – dying not once, not twice, but as many as six times. At the same time, hundreds of unknown men, women and children are also caught in the crosshairs. President Obama continues to insist drone strikes are ‘precise’, but when targeting one person instead kills as many as 128 others, there’s only one conclusion that can be drawn – there’s nothing targeted about the US drone programme.”

http://www.reprieve.org/us-drone-strikes-kill-28-unknown-people-for-every-intended-target-new-reprieve-report-reveals.html

 

Back Doors

Update: illustration from

http://www.spiegel.de/netzwelt/netzpolitik/interaktive-grafik-hier-sitzen-die-spaeh-werkzeuge-der-nsa-a-941030.html

 

 

 

30c3: To Protect And Infect, Part 2

Published on Dec 30, 2013

by: Jacob “@ioerror” Applebaum

Praying for No More War with Syria, and Putin, and No Nuclear False Flag

http://www.infowars.com/will-congress-reject-obamas-attack-on-syria/

Paul Joseph Watson
Infowars.com
September 4, 2013

Current indications suggest that Congress could reject the Obama administration’s draft resolution on Syria, setting up a potential constitutional crisis if Obama goes ahead and launches the attack anyway, as Secretary of State John Kerry has clearly suggested will happen.

http://www.infowars.com/will-congress-reject-obamas-attack-on-syria/

http://rinf.com/alt-news/breaking-news/putin-calls-out-us-for-legacy-of-faulty-pre-war-intelligence/65499/

http://www.infowars.com/exclusive-high-level-source-confirms-secret-us-nuclear-warhead-transfer-to-east-coast/

Exclusive: High Level Source Confirms Secret US Nuclear Warhead Transfer

Anthony Gucciardi & Alex Jones
Infowars.com
September 3, 2013

“A high level source inside the military has now confirmed to us that Dyess Air Force base is actively moving nuclear warheads to the East Coast of the United States in a secret transfer that has no paper trail.

 

“According to the high level military source, who has a strong record of continually being proven correct in deep military activity, the Dyess Air Force Commander authorized unknown parties to transfer the nuclear warheads to an unknown location that has been reported to be South Carolina, where the warheads will then be picked up and potentially utilized.This is of particular interest not only due to the fact that the Syrian situation has escalated to the point of a very realistic hot war scenario, but due to the fact that Dyess has repeatedly denied the existence of nuclear warheads inside the base.

The brief report from the top level military source, which was written in a rush to get the information out, reads:

“Dyess is beginning to move out nuclear war heads today. I got a tap from DERMO earlier. He said it was the first time they have been even acknowledged since being put there in the 80′s. No signature was required for transfer… There was no directive. He said that Dyess Commander was on site to give authority to release. No one knew where they were going really, but the truck driver said to take them to South Carolina and another pick up will take them from there.”

The fact that this transfer was not signed for and there were no papers is key. It shows how the military is now secretly operating with the transfer of nuclear weapons, and what’s more, we know that DERMO (a military base in Florida) is a hotbed of special operations. Why is DERMO operating the nuclear warheads out of Dyess Air Force base with no paper trail? This shows that this is a highly secretive, black ops style move here that the military does not want on record.

The fact is that they don’t move all of these assets unless they plan on using them. Nuclear warheads are not simply moved to the East Coast for no reason, and the bottom line is that these missiles are likely being used for something even much greater than Syria.”

http://www.infowars.com/exclusive-high-level-source-confirms-secret-us-nuclear-warhead-transfer-to-east-coast/

When All Else Fails, Go to War, $2,000,000,000,000. Debt to FED

“War, what is it good for? Absolutely nothing!”

No justice nor freedom nor creation of goods to the betterment of mankind will come from this war industry owned by the central bank corporations of the world.

 

Only blood, carnage, destruction, homelessness, poverty, disease, mayhem, pain, and misery will result in yet another United States of America/United Kingdom/NATO war theater being blasted open upon Syria.

 

The United States of American slave debt that the government office holders have agreed to with the Federal Reserve but that mankind does not owe to the Federal Reserve, $2,000,000,000,000. (two thousand billion dollars) was created out of thin air. It is bogus. It is counterfeit.

 

It is a debt that is unconstitutional and illegal and it therefore is an imaginary monster that cannot survive the light of day. Expose it! Fling open the closet door and look under the bed and turn on the light, for heaven sake don’t let it torment these United States of America and the rest of the world another moment!

 

 

 

Michael Rivero,

http://whatreallyhappened.com/WRHARTICLES/allwarsarebankerwars.php

As long as Private Central Banks are allowed to exist, inevitably as the night follows day there will be poverty, hopelessness, and millions of deaths in endless World Wars, until the Earth itself is sacrificed in flames to Mammon.

The path to true peace on Earth lies in the abolishment of all private central banking everywhere, and a return to the state-issued value-based currencies that allow nations and people to become prosperous.

 

 

Arrest the bankers, I say! Take back the stolen powers to create money back to the Congress. If the present members of Congress don’t want the responsibility, then throw them out of office and elect those who will be fiscally accountable.

 

 

To attempt to comprehend the magnitude of and how enslaving this $2,000,000,000,000. debt is look at the following explanations from

http://ihtd.org/festivalguide/resources/how-much-is-a-trillion-dollars/

 

 

If a person’s salary is $40,000 per year it would take:

25 years to earn $1 Million
25 Thousand years to earn $1 Billion,
25 Million years to earn $1 Trillion

If you lived to be 80 years of age, to have:

$1 Million you would have to save $34 each day of your life,
$1 Billion you would have to save $34,000 each day of your life,
$1 Trillion you would have to save $34 Million each day of your life
If you stack a trillion-worth of $1000 bills together, then:
1 million dollars = 4 inches high
1 billion dollars = 364 feet high
1 trillion dollars = 63 miles high
(give or take a foot or two)
Note that this is a STACK, not laid end-to-end.
If you count backward, then:
1 million seconds = 12 days ago
1 billion seconds = 31 years ago
1 trillion seconds = 30,000 B.C.
(give or take a decade or two)
Slavery is the only payment the bankers really will accept because they know we are in too much debt to them.
But we do not really owe this debt to them at all after all is said and done the bankers have reaped a century and a half of payments through the wars and deaths of millions upon millions of human beings the world over.
The End Game is here and the age of the bankers is over. There is hope! A few like Ron Paul know what we could do to regain our fiscal sanity.

Snowden, from Whistle-blower to Leaker to Renegade

If the false left/right paradigm has its way the only thing the ‘average citizen’ will get from main stream media from both neoconservative (FOX and those ‘fair and balanced’ organizations) and pseudo liberal outlets (MSNBC ‘lean forward’ organizations) will be the question, “Where is Edward Snowden?”

As time goes forward we have witnessed the steadily changing adjectives used to describe Edward Snowden by these gatekeepers for the NSA run government lackey ‘news’ outlets are extremely revealing;

1st Whistle-blower

2nd Leaker

3rd Renegade

 

http://www.maxkeiser.com/2013/06/search-for-scapegoat-us-tries-to-demonize-snowden-to-smother-his-revelations/

 

 

Edward Snowden, “Truth for Privacy” Rand Paul Says, “Clapper lied to Congress”

http://www.guardian.co.uk/global/2013/jun/23/edward-snowden-leaves-hong-kong-moscow-live

Live Update link above.

 

USA Officialdom Responses to Edward Snowden’s flight out of Hong Kong:

Infantile Sniveling Senator Chuck Schumer complaint about friends not being treated properly,

“Putin always seems almost eager to stick a finger in the eye of the United States – whether it is Syria, Iran and now of course with Snowden,” Schumer told CNN’s “State of the Union,” adding that China may have been involved as well. “Allies are suppose to treat each other in decent ways.”

Rand Paul, a true statesman patriot;

“They’re going to contrast the behavior of James Clapper, our national intelligence director, with Edward Snowden,” said Paul. “Mr. Clapper lied in Congress in defiance of the law in the name of security. Mr. Snowden told the truth in the name of privacy.”

Paul continued: “So I think there will be a judgment because both of them broke the law, and history will have to determine.”

Ron Paul Fears That NSA Leaker, Edward Snowden, Might Be Killed by Somebody in Our Government

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-250_162-57588886/ron-paul-fears-nsa-leaker-assassination/

Ron Paul fears NSA leaker assassination, By Lucy Madison / CBS News/ June 12, 2013, 9:25 AM

[…]”I’m worried about, somebody in our government might kill him with a cruise missile or a drone missile,” said Ron Paul a former Texas congressman who twice ran for the Republican presidential nomination, in an interview Tuesday with Fox Business Network. “I mean, we live in a bad time where American citizens don’t even have rights and that they can be killed, but the gentlemen is trying to tell the truth about what’s going on.”[…]

[…]Paul, a staunch libertarian who has long fought for individual civil liberties – and who may count Snowden as a supporter – argued on Fox Business Network that Snowden’s motives appeared pure.

“It’s a shame that we are in an age where people who tell the truth about what the government is doing gets into trouble,” he said. “What about the people who destroy our Constitution?… What do we think about people who assassinate American citizens without trials and assume that that’s the law of the land? That’s where our problem is. Our problem isn’t with people who are trying to tell us the truth about what’s happening.”[…]

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-250_162-57588886/ron-paul-fears-nsa-leaker-assassination/

 

 

 

 

Ted Cruz and Rand Paul Identified by VP Biden as Able to “Cower the bulk of the Republican Party in the Senate”

Biden Warns: GOP Led By Two Young Senators, Ted Cruz and Rand Paul
6:44 AM, Jun 12, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER    http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/biden-warns-gop-led-two-young-senators-ted-cruz-and-rand-paul_735104.html

 

At a high-dollar fundraiser last night in Washington, D.C., Vice President Joe Biden warned his fellow Democrats about the Republicans.

“It’s a pretty simple proposition: The United States of America, and the state of Massachusetts, does not need another Republican in the Senate,” Biden told the assembled donors, according to the press pool report. “I’m being straight about this. This is not your father’s Republican Party. It really is a fundamentally different party. There’s never been as much distance, at least since I’ve been alive, distance between where the mainstream of the Republican congressional party is and the Democratic Party is. It’s a chasm. It’s a gigantic chasm.”In particular, Biden shared his distrust of two young Republican senators, Ted Cruz and Rand Paul.“I’m not talking about the character or even the quality of the minds of the people I’m going to mention. But the last thing in the world we need now is someone who will go down to the United States Senate and support Ted Cruz, support the new senator from Kentucky — or the old senator from Kentucky,” said Biden.

“Think about this. … Have you ever seen a time when two freshman senators are able to cower the bulk of the Republican Party in the Senate? That is not hyperbole.”

“On the gun issue, I don’t care what your position is — I called 17 senators out, 9 of whom were Republicans. … Not one of offered an explanation on the merits of why they couldn’t vote for the background check. But almost to a person, they said, ‘I don’t want to take on Ted Cruz. I don’t want to take on Rand Paul. They’ll be in my district.’

“I actually said, ‘Are you kidding? These are two freshman,’” Biden said, according to the pool report. “This is a different, party folks. They’re not bad guys, and they’re both very bright guys. And I’m not questioning their motive.”

There is no doubt in my mind that here we have the clear demarcation line of the forces aligned in battle for our Republic, namely the present powers in Washington DC made up of self serving Constitution dishonoring jackals ravening to tear apart what is left of US individuals’ Freedom.

Biden is no fool, he has eyes and ears to see who is the enemy of this rouge government made up of both parties Democratic and Republican old hand shaking deal making insiders.

I pray those who call themselves conservatives, progressives, and liberals in the United States of America will recognize the same and demand the restoration of our Bill of Rights and our Constitution.