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Government "Monitoring" News and Social Media

Trading Liberty for “Security” According to a report at Infowars, our taxes will pay for the government to monitor Internet news and social media outlets 24/7/365. General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems was awarded the contract to monitor news media web sites, as well as social networks like Facebook and Twitter. The Department of Homeland Security […]

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Cha-CHING! Yet Another Internet Tax

The taxation tsunami goes on. Remember the minuscule federal budget cuts of fiscal year 2011? They amounted to $38 billion, a mere four days’ worth of spending. (Actually, it was only $352 million, but who’s counting?) Well, whatever savings you thought you’d realize, they’ve found a way to recapture it — a new tax on […]

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