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Archive for the 'Privacy' Category

Ron Paul: Repeal The PATRIOT Act!

by @ Monday, January 3rd, 2011. Filed under Individual Liberty, Politicos & Pundits, Politics, Privacy, Ron Paul

Sounds good to me:

Ron Paul Debates Former DHS Official On TSA Groping

by @ Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010. Filed under Individual Liberty, Politicos & Pundits, Politics, Privacy, Ron Paul

Where Orwell Got It Wrong

by @ Wednesday, June 9th, 2010. Filed under Individual Liberty, Privacy, Technology

Cory Doctrow, author of the new book Little Brother, talks about how George Orwell was wrong about the role of technology in personal liberty: H/T: United Liberty

The Rise Of The Surveillance State

by @ Sunday, June 6th, 2010. Filed under Homeland Security, Individual Liberty, Privacy, War On Terror

From Reason TV a look at how America has drifted, slowly and quietly, into the land of Big Brother:

Creepy Pennsylvania Tax Amnesty Commercial

by @ Monday, May 3rd, 2010. Filed under Individual Liberty, Privacy

In the Keystone State, Big Brother Is Watching:

Why Should Obscenity Be Illegal ? Answer: It Shouldn’t

by @ Friday, April 30th, 2010. Filed under Freedom of Speech, Individual Liberty, Privacy, Right to Contract

Another classic from Reason TV:

Oklahoma Legislature Passes Law Requiring Women To Undergo Medical Procedure Against Their Will

by @ Wednesday, April 28th, 2010. Filed under Individual Liberty, Privacy

A new Oklahoma law raises the question of where any state gets the right to force a human being to undergo a medical procedure: On Tuesday, the Oklahoma Senate passed one of the country‚Äôs most restrictive abortion laws, requiring that women seeking an abortion have a viewable ultrasound and listen to a detailed description of […]

Arizona Governor Signs Draconian Immigration Bill Into Law

by @ Friday, April 23rd, 2010. Filed under Immigration, Individual Liberty, Politics, Privacy

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has signed into law the most far-reaching immigration law in the country: Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer today signed into law an immigration bill that gives the state toughest law in the nation, making it a state crime to be in the country illegally and requiring local police to enforce federal immigration […]

Arizona Legislature To Citizens: “Show Us Your Papers”

by @ Wednesday, April 21st, 2010. Filed under Immigration, Individual Liberty, Politics, Privacy

The Arizona Legislature has passed what is clearly the most draconian immigration law in the country: Arizona lawmakers on Tuesday approved what foes and supporters agree is the toughest measure in the country against illegal immigrants, directing local police to determine whether people are in the country legally. The measure, long sought by opponents of […]

The Right To Marry Is The Right Of Free Association

From Friday’s Cato Daily Podcast, The Cato Institute’s Chairman Bob Levy discusses the challenge to Proposition 8 out in California and makes the point that, in the end, the right to be married is nothing less than the right of free association, and the government should not interfere with that right:

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