Round the Clock Surveillance: Is This the Price of Living in a ‘Free, Safe’ Society?

May 16, 2013 in News

John W. Whitehead | Immediately following the devastating 9/11 attacks, which destroyed the illusion of invulnerability which had defined American society since the end of the Cold War, many Americans willingly ceded their rights and liberties to government officials who promised…

Bush’s Legacy Ought to be on Trial (Instead of on Display)

April 26, 2013 in News

Jodie Evans and Charles Davis | George W. Bush presided over an international network of torture chambers and, with the help of a compliant Congress and press, launched a war of aggression that killed hundreds of thousands of men, women and children.

Lies, Damned Lies and Politics: Part One

August 4, 2012 in News

Danny Benavides Traces of Reality August 04, 2012   “[W]hen one lies, one should lie big, and stick to it…even at the risk of looking ridiculous.” -Joseph Goebbels, Nazi Minister [...]

Political Puppets Play Security Theater, But Feds Set the Stage

July 28, 2012 in News

Danny Benavides Traces of Reality July 28, 2012 Last week, Traces of Reality covered the domestric drone issue, with emphasis on the implications for the homebase in Laredo, Texas. News [...]

“Credible, But Unconfirmed” How you should learn to keep worrying, and love the Police State

September 10, 2011 in News

On the tenth anniversary of 9-11, we are reminded by our government, through the media as its megaphone, of the need for a militarized police force around every corner – [...]