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Why Companies Like Apple Should Not Give Government Backdoor Access to Encrypted Customer Data

If you haven’t heard already, Apple has published an open letter explaining that the technology company will not be giving the U.S. Government access to their customer’s encrypted data. The government wants that data to use in law enforcement and anti-terrorism. … Continue reading

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Reasons to Oppose the Legalization of Recreational Drugs

In recent years it has become increasingly trendy to favor the legalization of recreational drugs. Proponents of drug legalization make some good arguments, citing both practical as well as increasingly popular libertarian philosophical reasons. I am certainly sympathetic to many of … Continue reading

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The Consequence of Court Edict – Some Thoughts on Kim Davis and Civil Disobedience

I haven’t followed the Kim Davis controversy closely, so I haven’t really formed a strong opinion of her specific case. However I do feel strongly that just as we make room for conscientious objectors related to war, we absolutely need … Continue reading

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Ends vs Means – The Problem with President Obama’s Immigration Proposal

I just read the transcript of President Obama’s Immigration Announcement. Honestly, I agree with a lot of the points he makes. As I have mentioned previously, illegal Immigration is a difficult problem. How do we be fair to those who … Continue reading

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Ends vs Means – The Problem With President Obama’s Call for Net Neutrality

The internet has been buzzing with discussion of President Obama’s recent call for Net Neutrality and the contrary reaction from some Republicans like Senator Ted Cruz. If you are not familiar with the term, I encourage you to read about Net … Continue reading

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