Monthly Archives: September 2013

A Peace Plan

A radical idea for world peace: reinstate the draft in USA. Think about it.  No enemy nation has threatened American soil for hundreds of years (since the civil war). There has been no draft in USA since Vietnam.  If they … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Law enforcement expansionism

There can be a temptation to “empire buliding” for law enforcement. This is especially pernicious due to their special legal powers, and thier role of protecting the lawmakers. Continue reading

Posted in Civil Liberties, Politics | Leave a comment

Tools of Law Enforcement

At bottom, law enforcement agencies, including the military, accomplish their goals using the tools they have been given and are trained to use.  Force, violence, fear, uncertainty, and doubt are the tools of their trade.  Law enforcement accomplishes its goals … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Liberties, Politics | Tagged | Leave a comment

Privacy Bomb

So, here’s what I don’t understand.  The whole world knows that anything they send on the Internet will be read by America’s spies.  Ergo, anyone who has serious secrets to keep will avoid the Internet like the plague. A careful … Continue reading

Quote | Posted on by | Tagged | Leave a comment