Tag: NSA

Jul 05

Ka-Boom! Thoughts Erupt!

In Brief—Your rights are being stolen while you focus on other matters you consider more important than democracy. This piece tells you just how you are being robbed and what you can do about it. ——————————————————————————————————————————————– The Assault on Democracy— Where to start? Politics? Religion? Personal? A mix seems in order. There’s an explosion tearing …

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May 18

Snowden, Greenwald, Poitras and More

In Brief—Democracy is even now being stolen from us by the purportedly well-meaning but overreaching American government. Overreaching is bad enough, but unconstitutional illegality is part of their conscious modus operandi. The excuse used is that they are protecting us from terrorists; the reality is that they are stealing our democracy along with our privacy. …

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Nov 02

America is Exceptional (NOT)

Exceptional—Not usual: unusual or uncommon. Unusually good: much better than average.           See: www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exceptional. America Is Not Unique— Reading the title of this piece, some of you may be like those ultra-patriotic citizens and politicians in being outraged that someone would dare to challenge such a sacred belief: that the United States is exceptional, …

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Sep 06

The Syrian Civil War and America’s Involvement

American Imperial Overreach I hadn’t thought I would post a piece on the Syrian Civil War until several friends asked me for my views and suggested I post my position on this blog. I stated that I am opposed to American involvement. I provided the reasons set forth below. They are in no particular order …

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