TYReads about NDAA “program 1033”

A hidden process, perhaps related to the rising inequality in american society, is discussed by The Guardian in America's police are looking more and more like the military where it explores how, quietly, America's government is militarizing it's own homeland, expecting perhaps, widespread civil unrest. Some excerpts: "A little-known Pentagon program has been quietly militarizing American police … Continue reading TYReads about NDAA “program 1033”

TYReads “A Plea for Caution From Russia”

A Plea for Caution From Russia by Vladimir V. Putin @ The New York Times In a rare oped by Russia's president, Vladimir Putin pleads directly with the american people against USA intervention in Syria. The well crafted article stresses two ideas: 1) America is increasingly perceived not as a democracy, but as an aggressive entity … Continue reading TYReads “A Plea for Caution From Russia”

A Chain for Freedom

As the Wall Street Journal reports today, "hundreds of thousands of Catalans protesting what they consider economic and cultural abuse by Spain's central government joined hands in a 400-kilometer (250-mile) human chain Wednesday to underscore their call to make this industrialized region an independent nation.  Catalonia claimed for independence from Spain " The area of … Continue reading A Chain for Freedom

America’s “high moral ground” in Syria

Drums of war again. Among unproved allegations of a chemical attack by the Syrian government against its own people, the USA is preparing to go to war, again, and topple the Syrian regime. Not that the Syrian regime is a model one and that deserves praise, but if the allegations of a chemical attack are … Continue reading America’s “high moral ground” in Syria

TYReads about Cognitive Infiltration

It seems we'll have to get used to a new neologism, "Cognitive Infiltration", after the Obama administration is proposing to pick Cass Sunstein to serve on the NSA Oversight Panel, the body responsible for reviewing allegations of NSA privacy abuses. As The Washington Post reports in Obama pick for NSA review panel wanted paid, pro-government shills … Continue reading TYReads about Cognitive Infiltration

Alexandra Leaving, Alexandria Lost

Suddenly the night has grown colder. The God of love preparing to depart. Alexandra hoisted on his shoulder, They slip between the sentries of the heart. ... ... ... Even though she sleeps upon your satin; Even though she wakes you with a kiss. Do not say the moment was imagined; Do not stoop to … Continue reading Alexandra Leaving, Alexandria Lost

Statement from Edward Snowden in Moscow

We reproduce the statement issued by Edward Snowden from Moscow via Wikileaks in the hope that the pressure of public opinion will be strong enough to prevent damage being inflicted upon him. Monday July 1, 21:40 UTC One week ago I left Hong Kong after it became clear that my freedom and safety were under threat for … Continue reading Statement from Edward Snowden in Moscow

TYReads “Snowden’s future”

Snowden’s future @ Financial Times With this article brimming with doublespeak, the Financial Times tries to convince the western and the global public opinion, shocked by the realization that the old USA is no longer a democracy but "something else", into believing that Edward Snowden is a criminal and not what a growing body of public … Continue reading TYReads “Snowden’s future”

TYR reads “those who care, have known about this for a long, long time.”

Government Is Tracking Verizon Customers' Records @ The Wall Street Journal. Some excerpts: "The National Security Agency is obtaining a complete set of phone records from  all Verizon U.S. customers under a secret court order, according to a published account and former officials." "Verizon is required to provide NSA with "all call detail records" of customers, … Continue reading TYR reads “those who care, have known about this for a long, long time.”