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Archive for August, 2013

Quote of the Day: Failed Attempt at Intimidation Edition

Monday, August 19th, 2013

“If the UK and US governments believe that tactics like this are going to deter or intimidate us in any way from continuing to report aggressively on what these [Snowden] documents reveal, they are beyond deluded. If anything, it will have only the opposite effect: to embolden us even further. Beyond that, every time the […]

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The problem with mobile Amber Alerts

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

As you might have heard, many Californians were awakened by their phones last week for a late-night Amber Alert: Russ went to bed early, setting “do not disturb” mode on his iPhone so no one could wake him up. His phone did wake him up, though, screeching and lighting up with an Amber Alert message […]

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Don’t Bail the Democrats Out By ‘Defunding’ Obamacare

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

If something isn’t done to stop the train wreck known as Obamacare before next year, the healthcare system and the economy will suffer. Tea Party Republicans in the House and Senate have vowed to “defund” Obamacare even if it means shutting the government down. Obviously, opponents of this law should do everything possible to stop […]

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Reason’s Mike Riggs Interviews Radley Balko on Police Militarization

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

It’s been nearly a month since Radley Balko’s latest book Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police Forces was released. Now Balko is making the rounds with the various media outlets about this subject which normally receives very little attention by the media. As one would expect, Balko has more than his […]

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