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NSA sneaks up on us

The folks watching lamestream media have suddenly discovered that the NSA is monitoring their cell phones, tablets, Internet use, Google searches, e-mails, Facebook, and much more. NSA PRISM program taps in to user data of Apple, Google and others Whoa! How did that sneak up on us? As Gary Johnson points out, “If your U.S. Representative or Senator is expressing outrage about the NSA’s abuses, ask how he or she voted on the Patriot Act, FISA, the “Protect America Act”, etc. And if the answer is “Yes, but we never intended this.”, suggest that maybe it is time that Congress start assuming that the government might use –or abuse — the authority it is given, especially when that authority can […]

liar, liar, pants on fire

At long last the IRS is publicly under fire. Even the lame-stream media, which famously reports to the same people the IRS reports to, is piling on them. I have no idea why this is being allowed at all, or at this time, but I sure hope they lose some of their police state power in the process. After the 16th Amendment was ratified, an income tax was imposed starting in 1913 with rates ranging from 1 percent to 7 percent with the top rate applying only to incomes in excess of $500,000. By 1916 that top rate had risen to 15 percent, on income in excess of $2,000,000. The top rate exceeded 90 percent at its peak in the […]