If You See Something, DO Something

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The Department of Homeland Security’s “If you see something, say something” campaign has become the unofficial slogan of post-9/11 America. It’s been the butt of jokes by libertarians since its launch, and DHS re-launched the effort with new videos earlier this year. This campaign is the epitome of Big Government “solutions.” It reinforces the idea that we should outsource responsibility to them, rather than looking out for ourselves. As libertarians, we understand that the price of individual liberty is the personal responsibility that comes with it. While this slogan is directed...
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What Would It Take To Make You Leave Everything Behind?

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The actions that could lead one to leave everything behind is the central theme discussed by Oliver Stone’s newest film, “Snowden.” Framed by the June 2013 release of information to journalists Glenn Greenwald and Ewan MacAskill, along with documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras, the film takes us on a course of a young man enlisting in the Army Reserves, being discharged after an injury, and moving on to a series of information security positions both inside and contracted by the CIA and the NSA. Prior to the screening, a special message from Oliver Stone spoke to the danger to privacy tha...
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