(ANTIMEDIA) — “Saying that you don’t care about privacy because you have nothing to hide is no different than saying you don’t care about freedom of speech because you have nothing to say.” That comment was made by famed whistleblower Edward Snowden during a recent interview on the Ron Paul Liberty Report. In his conversation
(ANTIMEDIA) Caracas — Venezuela, a country with only $10 billion left in reserves to run on, is in trouble. The people are starving. The government has gone full-on authoritarian, and now desperate human beings are dying in the streets. From an Associated Press report on Friday: “Authorities in Venezuela say 12 people were killed overnight
(ANTIMEDIA) Hurst, TX — A family in Texas is saying it’s unacceptable that local police hovered a drone over their back yard without warning. Bobbie Sanchez, of Hurst, says her privacy was violated the day one of her children walked up to her and said, “Mommy, there’s a drone over our roof.” And sure enough, there
(ANTIMEDIA) California could soon codify resistance to federal marijuana prohibition if state lawmakers pass a recently introduced bill. Assembly Bill 1578 seeks to bar law enforcement in California from cooperating with federal authorities in ways that violate the state’s cannabis laws. Citing both California’s medical marijuana policy and voters’ recent legalization of recreational cannabis last
(ANTIMEDIA) Sweden — Craving more of a science fiction-style existence? Perhaps you should seek a job with one of the companies at Epicenter, an employment hub in Sweden. The Associated Press reported Monday that companies there have begun implanting microchips in their employees, marking the first time the practice has been used on a broad scale.
(ANTIMEDIA) Calling it a nightmare scenario may be an understatement. Traumatic sleep disorder, or TSD, a violent condition afflicting Afghanistan and Iraq war veterans, is not officially classified in medical texts — but one Army doctor wants to change that. Also known as “trauma associated sleep disorder,” TSD causes combat veterans to unconsciously and destructively lash
(ANTIMEDIA) March has been a quite the month for mass surveillance and the intelligence community. On March 1st, the House Intelligence Committee met to discuss the renewal of Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, the controversial policy that allowed the NSA to capture the contents of communications of Americans, using the ‘targeted’ surveillance of
(ANTIMEDIA) Warsaw, Poland — Polish authorities announced Monday that they will seek the arrest and extradition of Michael Karkoc, a 98-year-old U.S. citizen allegedly exposed as a former Nazi commander of an SS-led unit responsible for burning Polish villages in WWII and executing any civilians caught trying to escape. An investigation by the Associated Press
(ANTIMEDIA) Stamford, Conn. — An interracial couple in Stamford, Connecticut, is being fined $100 a day by local government for failing to remove a racial slur that was spray painted on their garage door. Despite the fine, the common law husband and wife say the graffiti will remain until authorities “do their job” and find
It was riveting. In his first solo press conference, President Donald Trump spent much of the hour berating the media for what Trump called anti-Republican bias and its relentlessly negative “tone.” It’s about time. The liberal media has long been sticking it to Republicans. In October 1992, during the presidential race between President George H.