Category Archives: Big Government

Revealed: Canada uses massive US anti-terrorist database at borders

 Documents released to the Guardian show Tuscan contains more than 680,000 names provided to every border guard
 Database is effectively a second Canadian no-fly list, run by the US

Canadian border guards have been screening travellers using a huge, secretive US anti-terrorism database that is almost never referred to publicly, new documents reveal.

The database, called Tuscan, is provided to every Canadian border guard and immigration officer, and empowers them to detain, interrogate, arrest and deny entry to anyone found on it.

Hundreds of pages of documents obtained by the Guardian through Canada’s access to information system reveal the fullest picture yet of a database that, although employed in Canada, is maintained exclusively by the US. It contains the personal information of as many as 680,000 people believed by US authorities to be linked with terrorism, and functions effectively as a second no-fly list that is cloaked in secrecy.

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The Myths We Tell Ourselves

Your average mass media pundit regularly decries the fact Americans no longer have trust in the country’s institutions, yet simultaneously refuse to take any sort of responsibility for the situation. Government bureaucrats and other assorted supporters of our decrepit status quo tend to do the same thing. As is typically the case, I’ll take the other side.

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BC Kangaroo Court says ‘Truth…is simply not relevant’ in hate complaint against man who pointed out born sex of some guy who wears dresses

Activist judge to Christian charged with LGBT ‘hate’ speech: ‘Truth…is simply not relevant’

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 14, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – A Canadian Human Rights Tribunal ruled that the “truth” of statements made by a Christian about a transgender political candidate’s biological sex is “not relevant” and cannot be used as a “defence” against allegations that the Christian was engaging in “hate” speech.

Christian and pro-family activist Bill Whatcott was hauled before the Tribunal last year on the grounds that he had engaged in “hate” speech for publicly exposing a transgender political candidate who claimed to be female, but who was born a biological male. The complainant, Mr. Ronan Oger, who now goes by Ms. Morgane Oger, was a candidate in the 2017 provincial election.

Oger is the Vice-President of B.C.’s New Democratic Party (NDP).

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US intelligence developing human DNA-like models to hoard your personal data

As US intelligence services struggle to store the trove of data collected during its snooping operations, a team of researchers are developing radical new storage technology based on an unusual model – human DNA.

The Molecular Information Storage program, run by the rather protractively-named Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), is recruiting scientists to help develop a system for storing huge amounts of data on “sequence-controlled polymer,” molecules with a similar makeup and structure to DNA.

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Spate of ‘machine gun’ and stabbing attacks leave 4 injured in London night of terror

A spate of violent attacks across the city in only a few hours has left four people seriously injured. Three people were found with knife wounds and, according to eyewitnesses, a machine gun was used in the fourth attack.

Preposterous! Guns and knives are banned in London and assault has been illegal for centuries. Fake news! Hail Khan! Hail Khan! Hail Khan!

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GDPR: US news sites unavailable to EU users over data protection rules

A number of high-profile US news websites are temporarily unavailable in Europe after new European Union rules on data protection came into effect.

The Chicago Tribune and LA Times were among those posting messages saying they were currently unavailable in most European countries.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) gives EU citizens more rights over how their information is used.

The measure is an effort by EU lawmakers to limit tech firms’ powers.

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Alberta conservatives clash with leader Jason Kenney on gay-straight alliances

RED DEER, Alta. — Alberta’s United Conservative rank and file slammed head-on into their boss at their founding policy conference Sunday over a controversial policy regarding gay schoolchildren.

Delegates voted 57 per cent to have parents told when their child is involved in any subject of a religious or sexual nature, including after-school social clubs like gay-straight alliances.

The issue sparked heated debate on the convention floor, and hours later party leader Jason Kenney told reporters he interpreted the resolution differently and won’t implement it the way members see it.

It isn’t the place of government to keep secrets from parents.

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British Police Will Monitor and Prosecute “Malicious Communications” Supporting Alfie Evans

It’s bad enough that the British government is essentially sentencing Alfie Evans to death. Now British police have announced that they will monitor and prosecute anyone who posts on social media a “malicious communication” supporting Alfie Evans or complaining about the hospital and courts.

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