Essential Quotes

I have sworn on the altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.
Thomas Jefferson

Friday, August 24, 2007

Skinner Box II

This is a report on how “total information awareness and control” has imprisoned most people in the free world in their personal skinner boxes. B.F. Skinner raised his child in a box and performed sociological experiments on it separate from other cultural influences. He helped mold the modern mobile informational skinner boxes being used to destroy self determinism, free will, and autonomy of individuals.

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Amerika, 2007

Impeach Bush Impeach Bush Impeach Cheney Impeach Cheney

Hey Riddle don't get tired of that shit to fast, there's a whole lot more to come. It's cowards like you that give good police a bad name. You might want to try anger management classes.

Excerpt of article:

Jonas Phillips is the third resident of Asheville, North Carolina to be arrested in recent weeks for displaying a pro-impeachment sign.

"Riddle yelled at me, 'You were obstructing the sidewalk!' and 'I'm sick of this sh*t!' then he said, 'Here's your 15 minutes of fame buddy!' I looked back to see his name plate and he said in a mean condescending tone, 'Yea, that's "Sergeant Riddle" get it right!' He then put me in Officer Crisp's police car. Riddle took my sign with him and I was taken downtown and booked by Crisp. I was never read my Miranda rights."

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NSA surveillance and the dream police

And that in a nutshell is the problem - does the state secrets privilege protect even unconstitutional state behavior? If the only requirement to assert the privilege, as the government claims, is that a judge - in secret, of course - determine the existence of a secret program, no constitutional analysis need follow. Under this logic, national security will always trump the Bill of Rights.

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Why Cheney Really Is That Bad

The vice president is the single greatest threat to American and international security in the world today. Not Osama Bin Laden. Not the ghost of Saddam Hussein. Not Ahmadinejad or Kim Jung Il. Not al-Qaida, the Taliban, or Jose Padilla himself. Not even George W. Bush can lay claim to this title. It is Dick Cheney's alone.