The stock market unfriended Facebook yesterday. Investors vaporized $119 billion of Facebook’s value – 20% of the company’s market cap. It was the biggest 24 hour stock sale  in history.
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Founder Mark Zuckerber……

The Koch brothers have jumped ship. They’ve given millions to Republicans in the past but they say they’re more interested ideas than party. Daniel Henninger in the WSJ reports, “In an interview, Charles Koch said trade wars and prosp…

Elon Musk tweeted that he wants to take Tesla private and has $70 billion in backing to do it. Tesla shares jumped 10% on the news. But now that the S.E.C. is on his case for possible fake news Tesla tweets the stock is back to ground zero.

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I recently appeared on the Lions of Liberty podcast  – Felony Friday edition – to talk about how we can fight government surveillance at the local level. Since it was Felony Friday, we had to talk about the lawsuit the city of Lexington, Ky., filed against me in an attempt to keep information about police…

On Thursday Apple became the first company ever to be valued over a trillion dollars.
Trillion Dollar Apple
That’s a number equal to one fourth of annual federal spending. Or one twentieth of the federal debt.

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Printers aren’t just for fed funds anymore. Now you can print a gun from a 3D printer. Really. Needless to say this has the anti-gun lobby up in arms. Of course you can’t print anything until you download the software. Obviously this is Tru…

I recently appeared on the Culture of Peace podcast hosted by Luke Tatum to talk about defying the surveillance state through local action.  During the interview, I talked about how and why I started a local organization to bring oversight and transparency to surveillance in Lexington, Kentucky. I also explained how my efforts ended up getting…

President Trump’s SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh has lots of experience. And that means a long paper trail. Chuck Schumer hopes to use it to blow up his nomination. Here’s a WSJ editorial that says Schumer is trying to show Kavanaugh would …

Finally, a case that might put a real crimp into civil asset forfeiture abuse.
By BRIAN SAADY • July 16, 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court recently agreed to rule on a case that have a major impact on civil liberties and whether civil asset forfeit…

A confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh, because he may have once opposed Roe V. Wade on abortion, is not likely to be as threatening as portrayed by the media. In the first place justices are only allowed to choose from what is brought before them, cases having survived tedious, time-consuming and expensive lower court scrutiny.…