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The 85 Richest People In The World Have As Much Wealth As The 3.5 Billion Poorest – Forbes

By Charles | April 6, 2015

And the top 1% control half the world’s wealth. Source: The 85 Richest People In The World Have As Much Wealth As The 3.5 Billion Poorest – Forbes Continue reading The 85 Richest People In The World Have As Much Wealth As The 3.5 Billion Poorest – Forbes

Petraeus Plea Deal Reveals Two-Tier Justice System for Leaks – The Intercept

By Charles | April 4, 2015

The deal brokered by federal prosecutors with the former general and CIA director is another example of a senior official being slapped on the wrist for serious violations while lesser officials are … Continue reading Petraeus Plea Deal Reveals Two-Tier Justice System for Leaks – The Intercept

How national-security reporter Barton Gellman protects his sources

By Charles | March 6, 2015

A decade ago, before Edward Snowden leaked a single document, Barton Gellman was using encryption and anonymity tools.That alone put him way ahead of his competitors.The… Source: How national-security reporter Barton Gellman … Continue reading How national-security reporter Barton Gellman protects his sources

In 1990 Thatcher warned that the Euro would end European democracy

By Charles | October 15, 2014

Funny how she figured this out back then, but people today still haven’t figured it out! Continue reading In 1990 Thatcher warned that the Euro would end European democracy

Net Neutrality?

By Charles | September 5, 2014

WTF FCC? You’re supposed to protect us from overly aggressive corporations NOT protect the corporations from us!  I guess it’s too much to ask from a body that is being run by ex-lobbyists … Continue reading Net Neutrality?

“Bailout” of Greece: nothing more than bailing out foreign banks

By Charles | August 31, 2014

Of the €400+ Billion that Greece “received” in “bailout” money these past few years, the entire fiasco was about paying off foreign banks, NONE of the money had ANYTHING to do with helping Greece. … Continue reading “Bailout” of Greece: nothing more than bailing out foreign banks

Monsanto promoted tweet, hilarious responses by the community.

By Charles | July 14, 2014

Monsanto decided to put a promoted tweet into people’s timelines on Twitter with the words: You hear a lot about us but do you know Monsanto? Discover our work, from seeds & … Continue reading Monsanto promoted tweet, hilarious responses by the community.

American Leadership of the World?

By Charles | July 13, 2014

America was supposed to be a “monument” to the world of liberty and human rights, as expressed by Thomas Jefferson in 1802, people in other countries would see how great our country … Continue reading American Leadership of the World?

Government Protects me from @YourAnonNews Website – Thank you!

By Charles | May 1, 2014

While I sit here waiting to be called for Jury Duty, I am comforted by the fact that the County of Los Angeles is protecting me from going to the YourAnonNews.org website … Continue reading Government Protects me from @YourAnonNews Website – Thank you!

On Tax Day, remember the Federal Gov’t DOES NOT need to tax for revenue

By Charles | April 15, 2014

While we all happily pay our hard earned dollars to the Federal Government today I came upon this great article Tweeted by Economist @stephaniekelton this morning from January 1946: … Continue reading On Tax Day, remember the Federal Gov’t DOES NOT need to tax for revenue

Guardian and Washington Post win Pulitzer on NSA Reporting

By Charles | April 14, 2014

Congratulations to the brave Guardian as well as the Washington Post for winning the Pulitzer Prize for reporting the NSA revelations provided to them by Edward Snowden, who should also win some … Continue reading Guardian and Washington Post win Pulitzer on NSA Reporting

How to NSA-Proof your Apple iCloud account.

By Charles | April 12, 2014 13

With the recent Heartblead Bug affecting up to 75% of all websites, and the fact that the NSA may have known about this bug for 2 years, exposing the rest of us … Continue reading How to NSA-Proof your Apple iCloud account.