Tag: surveillance

“Will you walk into my parlour?” said the spider to the fly

I’ve never been into computers, nor am I fan of the internet. We are supposed to believe that the information superhighway is the greatest thing ever, but the revelations about PRISM and other U.S. government spying has me feeling like smashing my computers, canceling my Internet service and going back to actually talking……


The difference between now and then

The Pentagon Papers revealed that the Vietnam War was an unnecessary lie that resulted in the deaths of over 58,000 young, mostly lower-income and working class Americans (and lest we forget, approximately 3.8 million Vietnamese). We know this because of Daniel Ellsberg (former military analyst/RAND Corporation employee, who leaked the Pentagon Papers to……