Prepare To Be Droned, America
By Philippe Gastonne     
The technology that lets unmanned U.S. drones blow up alleged "enemy combatants" in the Middle East is coming home. U.S. police departments, which already embraced drones for surveillance purposes, now want to deploy weapons on them. North Dakota's legislature officially authorized the state's police departments to mount non-lethal weapons on drones. Will lethal ones be next? Of course. Government power, once granted, always expands. Non-lethal police drones will be bad enough. Police department ...
'Great National Purposes' Means Less Freedom
Editorial by Richard Ebeling     
With the seventieth anniversary this year of the end of the Second World War, a number of commentators have focused on the presumed ...
What is Your Computer Hiding From You?
Staff News & Analysis     
A good question arose in the comments to our Thursday story about U.S. border agents searching and seizing laptop computers. Can't people ...