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Colorado gun-control laws go in effect Monday; critics fume - #2a #nra #rkba #tcot #tgdn #rights #privacy #gunrights #molonlabe


via Denver Post: News: Breaking by <b>By Ryan Parker</b><br><i>The Denver Post</i> on 6/28/13

At the Firing Line gun shop in Aurora, assorted guns are marked with red tags reading: "Not for sale after June 30." On Monday, two gun bills — universal background checks and a ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines that hold more than 15 rounds — go into effect.

Syndicated 2013-06-29 13:34:00 (Updated 2013-06-29 13:34:41) from proclus

Global 'Bully': Critics Blast US for Manhunt Asylum Seeking Snowden - #nsa #gchq #prism #snowden #tempora #nsafiles #spyfiles #surveillance

Global 'Bully': Critics Blast US for Manhunt Asylum Seeking Snowden

As Edward Snowden's quest for political asylum plays out as a global cat-and-mouse chase, defenders of international law say the US is acting the bully as it scrambles to locate and gain custody of the 30-year-old NSA whistleblower.


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Syndicated 2013-06-24 21:13:00 (Updated 2013-06-24 21:13:35) from proclus

Tell President Obama, hands off Edward Snowden - #nsa #gchq #prism #moscow #snowden #tempora #hongkong #nsafiles #wikileaks #surveillance #edwardsnowden #withedwardsnowden

Now that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is en route to Ecuador for political asylum, there is a real danger the U.S. government will try to grab him under the guise of law enforcement.

Tell President Obama: Hands off Edward Snowden! http://bit.ly/10KZOrR

Syndicated 2013-06-24 15:49:00 (Updated 2013-06-24 15:49:44) from proclus

McFrankenfries are coming - #gmo #gmos

Dear friend,

Did you know that genetically engineered (GE) potatoes could soon show up in your fries? People are calling them McFrankenfries, and if the FDA approves GE potatoes (as they might soon do), you might soon be eating them without knowing it.

That's why I just signed a petition to McDonald's asking them not to buy GE potatoes. McDonald's is the largest potato buyer in the country, and if they commit to not buy them, there won't be a market for these GE spuds, and farmers won't plant them.

We need a lot of voices to convince McDonald's. Will you join me in signing the petition to tell McDonald's that you wouldn't eat McFrankenfries?

Syndicated 2013-06-21 19:10:00 (Updated 2013-06-21 19:10:06) from proclus

Join me in suing the NSA over illegal spying, says Rand Paul - #nsa #fisa #prism #snowden #privacy #rights #surveillance #tgdn #4a #tcot

Join me in suing the NSA over illegal spying, says Rand Paul

As reports go main stream about the NSA spying on millions of Americans through massive phone and email surveillance programs, it seems like nothing is being done to stop this massive breach of privacy. As massive surveillance powers hover over Americans and people all...

Syndicated 2013-06-21 11:56:00 (Updated 2013-06-21 11:56:11) from proclus

I just signed this, you should too - #nsa #fisa #tcot #tgdn #prism #rights #privacy #snowden #surveillance


While there is much we still do not know about the NSA's spying programs, it is clear that they rely on the active participation of private companies to find and collect massive amounts of detailed private information about citizens who have not been suspected of any wrongdoing.

I just signed a petition to make sure that companies know their customers want them to help protect the Constitution, especially if our government won't. You can see what companies can legally do to protect their users and the general public, and sign the petition telling them to do so, at the link below.

Syndicated 2013-06-19 16:08:00 (Updated 2013-06-19 16:08:04) from proclus

Stand with Edward Snowden - #snowden #nsa #fisa #prism #privacy #rights #surveillance #tcot #tgdn

I just signed a campaign to help this amazing guy who gave up everything to protect all of us from government spies. I think you'll like it. Check it out:

Join me in standing with him: https://secure.avaaz.org/en/stop_prism_global/?kjGZrbb

Syndicated 2013-06-13 17:37:00 (Updated 2013-06-13 17:37:58) from proclus

Let's show Rand he is abit too conservative in his estimate ;-). Everyone should join the lawsuit. #nsa #fisa #prism http://bit.ly/1410sP5

Let's show Rand he is abit too conservative in his estimate ;-). Everyone should join the lawsuit. #nsa #fisa #prism http://bit.ly/1410sP5

Syndicated 2013-06-13 16:57:00 (Updated 2013-06-13 16:57:04) from proclus

NSA Spying

Hi friends,

The revelations about the National Security Agency's surveillance apparatus, if true, are a stunning abuse of our basic rights to freedom and privacy.

A coalition has formed to demand that the U.S. Congress reveal the full extent of the NSA's domestic spying programs. I'm joining the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Mozilla, Free Press, Fight for the Future, Access and many more consumer activists group as part of that coalition, and I'd love for you to join me too:


Syndicated 2013-06-11 19:45:00 (Updated 2013-06-11 19:45:08) from proclus

'Digital Blackwater': NSA Leak Highlights Key Role of Private Contr actors

via (title unknown) by jacob on 6/11/13

Like the mercenaries for hire used by the U.S. in places like Iraq, Afghanistan, and New Orleans—contractors like Blackwater that have come under scrutiny for their extreme lack of oversight—the U.S. government has been outsourcing intelligence services to private companies who have access to the general population's most sensitive information.


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Syndicated 2013-06-11 19:10:00 (Updated 2013-06-11 19:10:12) from proclus

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