KY: Iraqi convicted in plot to aid terrorists gets court hearing

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP)-- An Iraqi refugee serving a life sentence for terror-related convictions is getting a court date in Kentucky to argue that he was poorly represented by his attorney. Mohanad Hammadi says in court records that his lawyer, James Earhart, pressured him into pleading guilty without advising him of an offer from prosecutors …

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“Little by little, we’ve allowed our freedom to slip away,” Mr. Paul said

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Paul begins Patriot Act filibuster

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Patriot Act extension bill introduced by Sen. McConnell

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http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/feb/24/chicago-police-detain-americans-black-site

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Secret US spy program targeted Americans’ cellphones

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Casper Leitch: FaceBook is censoring activists

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DEA agent sued over Facebook decoy page

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The US government can brand you a terrorist based on a Facebook post. We can’t let them make up the rules

Innocent people’s lives are being ruined. Why isn’t anyone watching the watchlist? Arjun Sethi theguardian.com, Saturday 30 August 2014 09.00 EDT Jump to comments (640)   Reasonable suspicion is based on a circular logic – people can be watchlisted if they are suspected of being suspected terrorists – that is ultimately backwards, and must be …

4-year-old expelled from pre-school for mom’s Facebook post

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CALLAHAN, FL – A Florida mom says her four-year-old was expelled from his preschool over a message she posted on her personal Facebook page.

Ashley Habat says she and her son will were running late for school. It was picture day at Sonshine Christian Academy

“The administrator of the preschool checking him in she’s like “Well it’s picture day Will are you excited?” and you know he of course just went on to class but I had mentioned that they didn’t give enough notice. And she’s like, “Well we put it in his folder last week.” said Ashley Habat.

So Habat says she took to Facebook, saying she just wanted to vent her frustrations. She also never thought the school would ever see her post.

“They couldn’t see it, it was private to my friends only.” said Ashley Habat.

The post read, “Why is it that every single…

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Why Potential Marijuana Investors Should Study Wiretapping

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Top Stock: Facebook Inc (NASDAQ FB) May Be Tracking Your Cell Conversations

Social Networking Giant, Facebook (NASDAQ FB) may well be tracking all your talks. And this might even be happening when the messenger App is apparently off. As the government spy apparatus can monitor cell phone conversations even when the cell is off – and the battery can’t be removed. This raises further questions about Privacy …

I RECEIVED THIS AS A COMMENT ON THE KY BLOG FROM SOMEONE NAMED "J" WHO SHALL REMAIN ANONYMOUS HERE:

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Facebook Manipulated 689,003 Users’ Emotions For Science

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Lincoln, Kennedy & Obama’s "Warnings" (Whistle Blowers Corps & Secret Societies)

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Sign the Stop Indefinite Detention Petition

FOLLOW THIS LINK:  Rand2016 - NDAA. Sign the Stop Indefinite Detention Petition To Your Senators Whereas:   The fight over the indefinite detention of American citizens in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) strikes at the very heart of our fragile Republic; and Whereas:   It effectively GUTS the 6th Amendment of the Constitution. It effectively places …

Has U.S. started an Internet war?

By Bruce Schneier, Special to CNN updated 10:46 AM EDT, Tue June 18, 2013 Editor's note: Bruce Schneier is a security technologist and author of "Liars and Outliers: Enabling the Trust Society Needs to Survive." (CNN) -- Today, the United States is conducting offensive cyberwar actions around the world. More than passively eavesdropping, we're penetrating …