About Jason D'Ambrosio

Fighting the good fight for liberty. Defending freedom. ‎"...with regard to freedom of speech there are basically two positions: you defend it vigorously for views you hate, or you reject it and prefer Stalinist/fascist standards." - Noam Chomsky

Midnight Ramblings on the “State of the Union” (no, not that one)

I was surfing the internet tonight (as per usual) looking around the news sites for any big developments. The current “big” story is currently only being reported on Press TV. Unsurprisingly, the mainstream hasn’t touched it. The United States has sold fifty-three million dollars worth of weapons to the Kingdom of Bahrain, thereby ignoring the pleas of human rights organizations. If I didn’t see the article on Press TV, I wouldn’t have known it was occurring. That’s how quietly this arms deal went down.

The United States: Obscuring the True Nature and Scope of Terrorism?

The passages quoted below are from 22 U.S.C. section 2656f(d) and 18 U.S.C. section 2331(1). This author has made no changes or alterations to the original texts as posted on the two source websites.

For those of us playing the home game, these are the legal defintions of terrorism as written by the members of the United States government. It’s a lot to read, isn’t it? Spooky language. Spooky language!