Hentoff: How deep into our civil liberties?

“…Freedom is no policy for the timid. And my plaintive plea to all my colleagues that remain in this government as I leave it is, for our sake, for my sake, for heaven’s sake, don’t give up on freedom!”

~Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey

Nat Hentoff Richmond Times-Dispatch […]

Obama internet kill switch plan approved by U.S. Senate

President could get power to turn off Internet

Grant Gross Techworld.com 25 June 10

A US Senate committee has approved a wide-ranging cybersecurity bill that some critics have suggested would give the US president the authority to shut down parts of the Internet during a cyberattack.

Senator Joe Lieberman and other bill sponsors have refuted […]

A slow-burn bonfire of liberties

Here’s what you get when the state hauls nobodies off to jail for quoting the Bible

Mark Steyn Macleans.ca 5/13/2010

Suzanne Plunkett/ Reuters

…As I always point out in retailing the latest idiocy from Canada’s “human rights” fanatics, none of the above are “right-wing” in any sense that Steyn or Rumsfeld or Cheney […]

‘Let me be buried on this spot!’

We are a day late to commemorate the anniversary of his speech, but wanted to share this wonderful article from Michelle Malkin’s blog about one of our favorite American patriots. –CAJ

Let me be buried on this spot! By Val Prieto MichelleMalkin.com March 23, 2010

Today in American History, […]

You Commit Three Felonies a Day

by L. Gordon Crovitz Wall Street Journal September 27, 2009

Laws have become too vague and the concept of intent has disappeared.

When we think about the pace of change in technology, it’s usually to marvel at how computing power has become cheaper and faster or how many new digital ways we have to communicate. […]