Monthly Archives: November 2014

Thoughts – The homogenization of The U.S. Political Class – Legislative Branch

“Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty.” – Wendell Phillips The objective of this research post is to continue the examination of how the U.S. political class has homogenized. The focus of this post will be on the legislative branch … Continue reading

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Thoughts – The Homogenization of The U.S. Political Class – Judicial Branch

In my last research blog post that addressed the question of how the religion of state power has made government simpler, I came to the conclusion that progressives and their ideas are at the heart of the notion of big … Continue reading

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Thoughts – The Religion of State Power and Making Government “Simpler”

“A statist system—whether of a communist, fascist, Nazi, socialist or “welfare” type—is based on the . . . government’s unlimited power, which means: on the rule of brute force. The differences among statist systems are only a matter of time and degree; … Continue reading

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Thoughts – A Reasonable Articulable Suspicion Regarding Conspiracy Theories and Government Surveillance of a U.S. Citizen

What is a reasonable articulable suspicion? According to documents released in a Freedom of Information Request lawsuit by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Reasonable Articulable Suspicion (RAS) is the standard by which the U.S. Government/NSA deems a citizen to be someone … Continue reading

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Thoughts – What do America’s top liberal legal scholars think about surveillance, governance, and their own ideas?

The Snowden revelations have caused what Bruce Ackerman from Yale law school describes as a “Constitutional Moment”.  Another liberal legal scholar, Jonathan Turley from George Washington University, has been outspoken about the utilization of executive authority and how the current … Continue reading

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