Author Archives: Terry Adams

Slouching Towards South Carolina

Oh South Carolina…how I wish, as a native son, I could be proud to claim you as my home. How beautiful it would be to stand tall together and eschew our crippled slouch towards a Bethlehem long bereft of meaning. … Continue reading

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The Media’s Collective Amnesia Regarding James Clapper

The Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper, who admitted to lying to the National Committee of Intelligence last year about the scope of domestic NSA data collection, has recently testified in front of Congress, claiming that the information provided by … Continue reading

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Glenn Greenwald: Our First Amendment Barometer

Glenn Greenwald is the intrepid journalist that was contacted by Edward Snowden last summer to disclose the fact that the NSA is accessing large swaths of data- from within the US and without- by harvesting massive amounts of information shared … Continue reading

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Revisiting the Founders

Today being the 4th of July I’ve decided to post various quotes of the Founding Fathers regarding liberty, privacy, and the necessary protections created to guard against the supposed “good intentions” of government. I think the following words are as … Continue reading

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A Plea to Senators Wyden and Udall: Become Whistleblowers

Senators Ron Wyden and Mark Udall have been outspoken critics of the recently revealed NSA surveillance programs for some time now. In fact, with few exceptions, they’ve been the only real critics of these secret programs within our entire government. … Continue reading

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Heaven: Are Atheists Welcome?

A couple of weeks ago Pope Francis stated during the homily of his morning mass that all people, even atheists, can ascend to heaven if they fulfill their duty to do good. “Just do good and we’ll find a meeting … Continue reading

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