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State of War: The Nightmare of Thomas Hobbes

April 17, 2011 by


State of War: The Nightmare of Thomas Hobbes Although he never used the term, Thomas Hobbes is credited with describing the concept now called the State of War, in his immortal Leviathan of 1651. In the original spellings, the source paragraphs are as follows: “There Is Alwayes Warre Of Every One Against Every One Hereby […]

US Constitution Does Not Protect Foreign Citizens

March 12, 2011 by


Image via ACLU blog Indefinite Detention First off, if anyone doesn’t know who Birgitta Jonsdottir is, she’s awesome. You can follower her on Twitter, and read her blog. You should also know that if she ever should visit the United States, she has no rights, and cannot be defended by any US or common laws […]

Amn Dawla and the Manufacture of Terrorists Attacks

March 8, 2011 by


Featured image via @AElMassry The storming of the Amn Dawla (State Security) headquarters in Alexandria by the Egyptian people is more than the beginning of the end for the secret police. It represents the incredible changes ongoing in Egypt, to be sure; changes which are noble and greatly needed. However, information arising from information recovered […]