Category: Constitution

Why Those Tin Foil Hat Conspiracy Theorists May Not Be As Crazy As You Think

Conspiracy theorists get treated harshly in our culture, and you can kind of understand it. Some of the theories being pushed by some people can seem absolutely absurd, and jokes about tin-foil hats have become part of our culture. But what if some of these people are right? Now, before you make the assumption that…

Big Brother Surveillance Is Coming To Public Transportation Near You

Have you ever read George Orwell’s book 1984? If you haven’t, here is the basic scenario (without giving away the story line): In the near future, the government controls everything and watches everyone all of the time to make sure that they don’t do, or even think, anything of which the government does not approve. It’s…

Be Careful When Using These Social Media Platforms. Are You Next To Be Banned?

You’ve probably heard about the banning of Alex Jones’s social media pages by Facebook, Apple, Spotify, and YouTube, and there are many people applauding this action. After all, Jones is sensationalist, controversial, and given to conspiracy theories, and, given that he’s been putting out material like this for years, that’s unlikely to change. The disturbing…

Check Out This Bizarre Win Against Civil Forfeiture Abuses

Civil forfeiture is a hot button topic among people who love liberty. Why? Because it’s one of the most obvious and blatant abuses of government power, and, really, it’s done without any justifiable cause. Now, if you’re not already familiar with civil forfeiture, wikipedia defines it as “a legal process in which law enforcement officers take assets from persons suspected of…

Prediction: Scary New Technology Will Make Cops Superheroes And Citizens Victims

Have you ever wished that you had access to amazing technology like some kind of comic book superhero? You know, pretending that you are Batman or Iron Man? Many little kids (me, included, I admit it) daydreamed about that kind of thing while playing pretend with friends. But what if that incredibly advanced technology was…

Police Routinely Lock Up Innocent People Using Faulty “Science”

There are those among the population who have a blind devotion to the idea of “science.” Now, I’m not one to suggest that the scientific method isn’t useful in learning new things. It most certainly is. The problem is when something is labeled as “science” and is then taken as infallible and unquestioned. We call…

Have They Already Located You Using This Technology?

If you aren’t worried about your privacy in the United States, maybe you should be. The U.S. is quickly becoming the cutting edge of the use of surveillance technology against its citizens, even more so than many “totalitarian” countries. The ironic thing is that, in many cases, U.S. citizens aren’t as concerned about privacy issues…