Sunday, June 30, 2013

Multiple Government Agencies Are Keeping Records Of Your Credit Card Transactions

Were you under the impression that your credit card transactions are private?  If so, I am sorry to burst your bubble.  As you will see below, there are actually multiple government agencies that are gathering and storing records of your credit card transactions.  And in turn, those government agencies share that information with other government agencies that want it.  So if you are making a purchase that you don't want anyone to know about, don't use a credit card.  This is one of the reasons why the government hates cash so much.  It is just so hard to track.

Any trades in cash thwart the government's efforts to track private exchanes. Rightly so, as no external party has any right to the details of those exchanges.

Friday, June 28, 2013

The 5 Richest Cabinet Members of All Time

No. 5: W. Averell Harriman, commerce secretary, 1947-48 Estimated wealth in current dollars: $841 million Harriman earned his money the old-fashioned way: He inherited most of it from his father, E.H. Harriman, founder of the Union Pacific Railroad. No. 4: William C. Whitney, Navy secretary, 1885-89 Estimated wealth in current dollars: $1.1 billion Whitney came into his money via political 

Big business meets big government, though separating the two is nearly impossible, and both thrive at the expense of those at the bottom. Want to change things? Stop calling on the government to fix problems the government creates (corporations are government manifestations). State-capitalism is the same as fascism, which is the cousin of socialism. All of these forms of coercive social order fail eventually. We have to learn to let go before we can heal as a culture.

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Clinton gets a Major Award

Jeb Bush will present Hillary Clinton with the 2013 Liberty Medal this fall in Philadelphia. 
It could be an awkward encounter for the two, both of whom are mentioned as 2016 presidential nominees for their respective parties. 
I think that the nature of Clinton is what leaves most outside of the far Left wondering how she could be deserving of any tribute from anyone other than another politician.
Bush, the former Republican governor of Florida, is chairman of the National Constitution Center, which is giving Clinton the award in honor of her career in public service and her advocacy efforts on behalf of women.
Read more: Jeb Bush to give award to Hillary Clinton - The Hill's Ballot Box

Nice words, though they ring hollow when one considers what Clinton's actions rather than words amount to.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Snowden would be better off in Cuba

Cuba makes sense, as they have a long history of refusing to work with the US on most issues. Snowden likely has little intelligence to share with a foreign agency, so his asylum would probably be likely in a country with a proven record of non-compliance. 

Full interview:

Arizona Voters Look To Recall Sens.

The site originally started with a singular goal to recall Jeff Flake but due to popular demand they decided to add John McCain to their hit list.

Senator Jeff Flake is not representing Arizona voters, conservatives, or American citizens, even though he is our employee and ran under the Republican ticket.

Getting rid of McCain would be a major positive effort to restore sanity to Congress, given the horrible legislation he has left in his wake. 


Texas Attorney General Enacts Voter ID Law

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott wasted no time after the Supreme Court struck down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act today. The Lone Star AG implemented Texas' voter ID law immediately.

"With today's decision, the State's voter ID law will take effect immediately," Abbott announced. "Redistricting maps passed by the Legislature may also take effect without approval from the federal government."

The Dallas Morning News, in noting Abbott's decision, called the state's voter ID "controversial." It's anything but, at least outside the far left and the media. It's a law the vast majority of Texans have wanted to put in place for years to secure the state's elections from fraud. Roughly 80% of Texans across all ethnicities support requiring voter ID to vote. 

As little faith as I have for voting, I do find it funny that those in opposition to IDs for voting might be in support of folks who may not be able to acquire an ID due to citizenship status. Just saying...

The Obama administration has consistently militated against states' authority to set their own election laws, and has specifically fought requirements to produce proof of identity at the polls. That should be controversial, not the fact that the state's attorney general is implementing a law that the majority wants and which has already passed muster.


Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Trump Suggests Just Killing Edward Snowden

Once again, Trump presents another reason he is irrelavent. He calls for the execution of a nonviolent conscientious objector to the unconstitutional actions of the American regime. Yeah, he's more a hero than a traitor, since a patriot would be outspoken about the violations of law by those representing the people.

I really hope no one ever seriously considers supporting Trump for public office again. His views are no worse than Obama or Bush, but he might be more unstable. 

Friday, June 21, 2013

Government Transparency through Technology

What's this? A national security official lying to Congress? Thanks to the Internet Archive, repurposed closed-captions, and the Knight Foundation, this sort of blatant abuse of authority becomes public knowledge, disseminated through modern technology.