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The Left’s Resistance Movement Is EXACTLY as Orwell Depicted It

John Nolte, Proving once again that irony will never die, through their Resistance Movement, American Leftists have embraced George Orwell’s 1984. Let’s start with the biggie, let’s open with how truly Orwellian it is for the Left to pretend they are on the side of 1984’s angels. After all, Orwell’s seminal work is a cautionary

President Trump and Orwell’s ‘Big Brother’

Donald Lambro, President Trump’s administration has redefined the word “facts” to support his claim that he lost the popular vote because between 3 million and 5 million illegal votes were cast in the November election. Neither he nor anyone else in the White House has been able to offer any credible evidence to support his

A Book Haunted by the ‘Curse’ of Bad Monetary Ideas

Jay Lehr, Physical currency, in one form or another, has existed for innumerable years, but some people, convinced by their own hubris that they know something the collective minds of humanity have not devised, believe government can replace physical money with something better. Kenneth Rogoff is one of those people. The best and the brightest,

Cigarettes Are Hazardous, But Some Lawmakers Are Worse

Jeff Jacoby,  IN HAWAII and California, the minimum age for buying cigarettes was raised recently to 21. Now Massachusetts lawmakers, addicted to the rush that comes from limiting other people’s choices, are keen to jump on the bandwagon. A bill banning the sale of tobacco products to anyone younger than 21 — and, for good

Independence Day? 79 Percent Of Americans Are Okay With The Current Level Of Tyranny

Michael Snyder | American Dream Who in the world are we trying to kid?  On July 4th, the United States will celebrate Independence Day once again.  But who in the world are we trying to kid?  Our founders intended to create a society where freedom and liberty would be maximized, but that is not what

National Mortgage Database: Big Brother Is Watching You

 Big Brother, it seems, never tires of finding new ways to keep tabs on his “siblings.” The latest exhibit: a national database of mortgages that will include highly personal information, including a borrower’s Social Security number, financial history, race, household composition, life events, and even religion. “The database might be a gold mine for curious

Orwell’s Nightmare: The NSA And Google”Big Brother Meets Big Business

John W Whitehead “The Google services and apps that we interact with on a daily basis aren’t the company’s main product: They are the harvesting machines that dig up and process the stuff that Google really sells: for-profit intelligence.”—Journalist Yasha Levine “We know where you are. We know where you’ve been. We can more or

Smile, Villains! London Cops Start Wearing Cameras Today

 London’s police force will start testing smartphone-sized wearable cameras today, deploying 500 of the devices to record a police-eye-view of the city. The Metropolitan Police service is hopeful that the cameras, clipped onto officers’ chests, will aid evidence gathering, said James Hulme, a spokesman for the Met. The U.K. is no stranger to surveillance. The

Watch a Congressional Candidate Shoot Down a ˜Government Drone’

House contender Matt Rosendale of Montana wants Big Brother out of his airspace. As a “government drone” hovers over Matt Rosendale, the Republican House candidate from Montana tells the camera what he thinks of government overreach, regulation, and “spying on our citizens.” Then, standing in front of an ATV, Rosendale coolly puts a rifle to

Big Brother: Is your home’s energy meter spying on you?

 Utility companies across the U.S. are installing smart meters in customers’ homes, touting the technology’s energy-saving ways, but opponents argue that the meters are opening a Pandora’s box of privacy concerns. The smart energy meters read electric or gas usage, and enable a power company to collect detailed usage data on a particular home or