Author: Kit Perez

100 Days: The Surveillance State and Trump

Many people who were aghast at the idea of Hillary “Hack My Emails Please” Clinton in the Oval Office saw Donald Trump as the one who would preserve liberty. Trump himself claimed to value privacy, and took to Twitter to condemn the fact that his own affairs were spied on by the government before the election. But is he really in favor of the constitutional right to privacy, or is he furthering the surveillance state? And how have his actions as President in this first one hundred days lined up with his campaign promises on the privacy front?

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The Bundy Verdict: Two Points of View

The Liberty Nation Editorial staff has been hard at work reporting and analyzing the first of several trials in the case of the United States v. Cliven Bundy et al. Today we offer you a point-counterpoint discussion offering two perspectives on the same event.

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Partial Verdict Announced In The First Bundy Ranch Trial

A jury delivered a verdict today against six men charged with conspiring against the United States, as well as assault on federal officers, for their part in the 2014 Bundy Ranch Standoff. The case has been hotly contested by those who say that the men were defending themselves against government agents who assaulted, tazed, and threatened them.

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Burger King’s Creepy Hijack Ad Backfires Hilariously

By now you’ve probably heard about the Burger King TV commercial, in which a young employee says, “Ok, Google, what is the Whopper burger?” His sentence triggered Google-enabled devices to pull up the Wikipedia entry for the Whopper sandwich, which the Burger King marketing director had conveniently just edited to reflect more commercialized text…and then it all went wrong.

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