Surveilance

Adding another uncomfortable layer to the ongoing debate about security and privacy, NPR reports that a growing number of transit systems around the U.S. aren’t just using security cameras, but also recording audio of riders. New Jersey Transit records audio and video on light rail trains running between Trenton and Camden. Audio recording is in…

via Your Train Could Be Listening to Every Word You Say — Fortune

Opium Goes Back A Long Way In US History

Polybius on Political Revolution

Polybius explained that governments can be categorize into good and bad forms. Every good form degenerates into a bad one. Once the cycle is complete, it starts over again. That is why he believed in mixed forms which is the basis of the American system.Forms of Government

Election 2016

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The founding fathers did not want government to work well; they did not trust it.

Trump talks about lobbyists

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