Project Guardian: Another Big Attack on the Constitution and Liberty

Project Guardian: Another Big Attack on the Constitution and Liberty By Michael Boldin Frustrated with a lack of new laws coming from Congress, the administration is taking a new path to increase federal violations of the 2nd Amendment – Project Guardian. SHOW LINKS: JOIN TAC Show Archives Subscribe and Review on iTunes AG Barr Announces Project Guardian to Prevent Unapproved Gun Purchases Barr claims impeachment is blocking efforts to address gun violence Project Guardian will enforce current gun laws to combat gun crime DOJ Press Release: 5 Principles of Project…

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Patriot Act on Steroids: Surveillance State Beyond Section 215

Patriot Act on Steroids: Surveillance State Beyond Section 215 By Michael Boldin While Constitution supporters are outraged about the latest extension of parts of the P.A.T.R.I.O.T. Act, there is much more that was permanent from day one. Everything from fusion centers and information sharing, to national security letters, TSA enhanced screening and the growth of facial recognition – all come from Patriot – and its successor.  SHOW LINKS: JOIN TAC Show Archives Subscribe and Review on iTunes Patriot Act Renewal: A Bipartisan Attack on Liberty Since Day One Let…

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DNA Dragnets are Here: New Precedent for Government Access?

DNA Dragnets are Here: New Precedent for Government Access? By Michael Boldin Privacy experts are saying a warrant in Florida to allow police to search a massive DNA database could act as a new precedent, opening up all DNA sites to government access – a dystopian future come true. Path to Liberty, Fast Friday Edition: November 8, 2019  SHOW LINKS: JOIN TAC Show Archives Subscribe and Review on iTunes Your DNA Profile is Private? A Florida Judge Just Said Otherwise Warrant let police search online DNA database Federal DNA…

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The Growing Transportation Surveillance Control Grid

The Growing Transportation Surveillance Control Grid By Michael Boldin A bill introduced in the U.S. House would create a real-time national driver surveillance program that would allow law enforcement to know anything and everything about a driver at the click of a button. But even if the bill never goes anywhere, the transportation surveillance system is already built – and growing. Path to Liberty: October 23, 2019  SHOW LINKS: JOIN TAC Show Archives Subscribe and Review on iTunes Federal “Safe Drivers Act” Would Create Real-Time National Driver Surveillance Program…

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Surveillance Partners: Amazon Ring and Police Departments

Surveillance Partners: Amazon Ring and Police Departments By Michael Boldin The company has partnered with 400-500 departments – and provides direct access to surveillance footage through a special “Law Enforcement Neighborhood Portal,” an interactive map that allows officers to request footage directly from camera owners. So far, police are requesting permission from owners – but how long will that last?  SHOW LINKS: JOIN TAC Show Archives Subscribe and Review on iTunes How Amazon’s Ring is creating a surveillance network with video doorbells Doorbell-camera firm Ring has partnered with 400…

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9/11: Fear is the Foundation of Most Governments

9/11: Fear is the Foundation of Most Governments By Michael Boldin James Madison warned us: “Perhaps it is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to provisions against danger real or pretended from abroad.” 18 years ago today, the terrorist attacks of September 11th. No one should be surprised that power hungry government people have been using this event as an excuse to keep expanding their own power ever since. We were warned this would happen. Path to Liberty: September 11, 2019 …

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NSA Spying: They’re Trying to Make Warrantless Surveillance Permanent

NSA Spying: They’re Trying to Make Warrantless Surveillance Permanent By Michael Boldin Earlier this year, it was reported that a massive call records program was no longer being used and was probably going to be scrapped. But in yet another flip-fop, the administration is pushing Congress for a permanent renewal of the mass surveillance programs started under the Patriot Act and then amended under the USA Freedom Act.  SHOW LINKS: JOIN TAC Show Archives Subscribe and Review on iTunes Trump Administration Asks Congress to Reauthorize N.S.A.’s Deactivated Call Records…

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Five Great Quotes from the Founders: Liberty, Loyalty, Defense and the “Real” American Revolution

Five Great Quotes from the Founders: Liberty, Loyalty, Defense and the “Real” American Revolution By Michael Boldin What should we be loyal to – a politician, a leader, a political party, or something else? How should we view political statements and actions to defend against foreign threats? What was the “real” American revolution? Michael Boldin breaks down the answers – with 5 great quotes from leading founders like Patrick Henry, Samuel Adams, John Dickinson, James Madison and John Adams. Path to Liberty, Fast Friday Edition: August 2, 2019   SHOW…

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Top 5 Myths About The Constitution

Top 5 Myths About The Constitution By Michael Boldin We’ve all heard the claims – various clauses of the Constitution, rather than limiting federal power, are used as a justification for more and more of it. From the necessary and proper, general Welfare and commerce clauses, to the preamble, federal “supremacy” and more – there are a lot to choose from. The hardest part about putting this list together was keeping it to just the top five.  SHOW LINKS: JOIN TAC Show Archives Subscribe and Review on iTunes The…

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Status Report: Facial Recognition Resistance Growing in Cities and States

Status Report: Facial Recognition Resistance Growing in Cities and States By Michael Boldin With government and corporate partners aggressively pushing for facial recognition everywhere – airports, public places, police body cams and more – left and right are starting to come together to ban government from using it for surveillance (or anything else) on a state and local level. Will enough people take action before it’s too late? SHOW LINKS:JOIN TAC Show Archives Subscribe and Review on iTunes Second in the Nation: Somerville City Council Passes Facial Recognition Ban First…

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