Ignorance and Equality

This short article mentions a few important considerations when discussing equality. What sort of equality is justified? Any, none, or somewhere in between? I say somewhere in between, spurred by a friend’s Facebook status as follows: Equality is the enemy of freedom. A striking quote with some truth to it, but let’s see if we … Read more Ignorance and Equality

A Time of Freedom

CBS News reports that Snowden was granted temporary Russian asylum today. The Russians played their role as actors well for a time, but we all knew this was coming. The Russians still consider the US a great enemy behind closed doors. The Washington Post reports that Manning was found not guilty of aiding the enemy, … Read more A Time of Freedom

Snowden, Manning, Assange…Breitbart?

Politically far right writer, and I say that in the best possible way, Victoria Jackson has recently written this article claiming that the US government may have assassinated two other far right media figures, Andrew Breitbart and Michael Hastings. I have written previously that free flow of information is both necessary to the optimal society … Read more Snowden, Manning, Assange…Breitbart?

Free Information Necessary for Free Markets

The Cornerstone is Free Information and the Fact that the US is Opposed to it. Snowden, Manning and Assange are all tied to the much-maligned Wikileaks. What does Wikileaks do? It provides an outlet for the free flow of information. The ignorant facets of society point out that free flow of information might endanger the … Read more Free Information Necessary for Free Markets

MEGA’s Next Move: Encrypted Email

Do you have a google, yahoo, AOL, MSN, hotmail, or other nonencrypted email service? Most entities keep archives of significant amounts of info you share, even privately through email. The US government has a right to view that data if they have “reasonable suspicion” of any crime. MEGA is an encrypted data storage firm. That … Read more MEGA’s Next Move: Encrypted Email