Archives for: August 2007

They Steal While You Sleep August 31, 2007

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Will Grigg's Liberty Minute August 31, 2007 While you have been busy working, or perhaps enjoying a well-deserved and too-brief vacation, the Federal Reserve ? the regime's official counterfeiting arm ? has been stealing the value of the dolla… more »

Vick is Sick, but the Feds are Evil August 30, 2007

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Will Grigg's Liberty Minute August 30, 2007 If Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick had run a network of abortion mills, rather than a dogfighting operation, he would probably have qualified for federal subsidies, rather than federal prosecuti… more »

Beware the Provocateur Tactic August 29, 2007

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Will Grigg's Liberty Minute August 29, 2007 Last week's North American summit in Quebec attracted thousands of protesters, most of them peaceful and law-abiding. At one point, three suspicious-looking individuals materialized; they were masked… more »

Tyranny and Complacency August 28, 2007

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Will Grigg's Liberty Minute August 28, 2007 Not satisfied with eviscerating the Bill of Rights and destroying what remains of the Constitution, our rulers are determined to repeal every guarantee of individual rights wrested by the people from gov… more »

The Robber State June 27, 2007

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Will Grigg's Liberty Minute June 27, 2007 ?Absent Justice what are kindoms but vast robberies ? Thus wrote St Augustin in His Work The City of God. El Paso resident Anastasio Prieto can testify that the government is little more than the world… more »

A Blank Check for Endless War August 24, 2007

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Will Grigg's Liberty Minute August 24, 2007 Writing in 1792, James Madison observed: ?The Constitution supposes ... that the executive is the branch of power most interested in war, and most prone to it. It has accordingly with studied care, ve… more »

"Your Papers, Please" August 23, 2007

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Will Grigg's Liberty Minute August 23, 2007 After next May, if you live in a state that has rejected the Federal Real ID act, you will be required to obtain a passport to board an airliner, visit a national park, or conduct business anywhere a fed… more »

Their Eyes are Everywhere August 22, 2007

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Will Grigg's Liberty Minute August 22, 2007 On May 25, Director of National Intelligence Michael McConnell sent a memo to Homeland Security Director Michael Chertoff authorizing the use of spy satellite data by federal and local authorities. Wash… more »

Padilla Precedent August 21, 2007

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Will Grigg's Liberty Minute August 21, 2007 After being designated an ?unlawful enemy combatant,? US citizen Jose Padilla was held for more than three years in military custody. During that period he was subjected to prolonged torture through… more »

Quisling Clergy August 20, 2007

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Will Grigg's Liberty Minute August 20, 2007 In the event of a major terrorist attack, the Department of Homeland Security would implement detailed plans to lock down the entire American population. Among the assets used to induce the population to… more »

Should Bush be "President-for-Life"? August 17, 2007

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Will Grigg's Liberty Minute August 17, 2007 The Council for Security Policy is a Washington think-tank intimately connected with the Bush administration. Its current and former members include Vice President Dick Cheney. The organization has sever… more »

"Sneak-And-Peek" Searches Proliferate August 16, 2007

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Will Grigg's Liberty Minute August 16, 2007 When Congress passed the so-called PATRIOT Act in 2001, much of the measure remained unread by the congressmen who voted for it. One element of the bill added literally minutes before the vote permits… more »

Flying "Air Tyranny" August 15, 2007

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Will Grigg's Liberty Minute August 15, 2007 Pop singer Clay Aiken was recently involved in a trivial argument aboard a commercial flight. A man who had been aboard that Continental Express flight told aviation columnist Patrick Smith: ?[F]ederal… more »

When "Paranoia" is Proper. August 14, 2007

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Will Grigg's Liberty Minute August 14, 2007 Many Americans might consider Edith Williams to be paranoid. Because of strange noises and an odd echo heard whenever she talks with her sister, the 80-year-old Denver resident is convinced that her phon… more »

Remembering the Wall. August 13, 2007

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Will Grigg's Liberty Minute August 13, 2007 On this day ? August 13 ? in 1961, residents of Berlin awoke to a divided city. Communist officials in East Berlin had erected a crude six-foot-high barbed wire barrier that would eventually grow int… more »

China's Economic "Nuclear Option" August 10, 2007

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Will Grigg's Liberty Minute August 10, 2007 The Chinese government, which for years has been propping up the US economy by purchasing huge volumes of Treasury notes, has publicly suggested that it may exercise what it calls the ?nuclear option?… more »

Your Life Belongs to the State. August 9, 2007

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Will Grigg's Liberty Minute August 9, 2007 The US Court of Appeals for Washington, DC has ruled that the Food and Drug Administration can deny experimental drugs to people suffering from terminal illness. The ruling is based on the assumption that… more »

Simple Insanity August 8, 2007

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Will Grigg's Liberty Minute August 8, 2007 A report from the Government Accountability Office warns that the Pentagon has lost track of about 190,000 assault rifles and pistols that were given to Iraqi security personnel in 2004 and 2005. The repo… more »

Rebuild America First August 7, 2007

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Will Grigg's Liberty Minute August 7, 2007 Merle Haggard's song ?America First,? which was released over a year ago, contains some nearly prophetic lines: ?Our highways and bridges are falling apart ? who's blessed, and who has been cur… more »

Nowhere To Hide. August 6, 2007

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Will Grigg's Liberty Minute August 6, 2007 When Stephen Kelsey, a high school student from Atlanta, returned to the US following several weeks playing soccer in Europe, he was arrested at the airport and taken away in handcuffs in front of his fam… more »

How To Desecrate a Flag. August 3, 2007

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Will Grigg's Liberty Minute August 3, 2007 Mark and Deborah Kuhn of Asheville, North Carolina meant no insult to the US Flag when they displayed one upside down outside their home. Rather, the couple was protesting the corruption and violence that… more »

Soldiers Pay the Dues. August 2, 2007

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Will Grigg's Liberty Minute August 2, 2007 The Bush administration has announced a $20 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia. A Sunni Muslim country, Saudi Arabia wants to contain Shi'ite Iran. Saudi Arabia provides most of the support, both arms… more »

Committing Abortion Without a License August 1,2007

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Will Grigg's Liberty Minute August 1, 2007 Christy Freeman, a 37-year-old taxi driver from Ocean City Maryland, attracted the attention of police when she was treated at a local hospital for pregnancy-related symptoms ? but was not carrying a ch… more »