The slop sleuths of Seattle

September 15, 2015 | By ETHAN BLEVINS

Our lawsuit against Seattle’s illegal surveillance program received more national media attention yesterday (click here). Seattle bureaucrats monitor everyone’s trash cans to make sure no one throws out food. Government shouldn’t meddle in the minutia of our everyday lives. And it should honor our privacy. For more on this ...


Fuel efficiency dreams backfire; Big Brother seen as the solution

August 20, 2012 | By JONATHAN WILLIAMS

Government officials have already attempted to install tracking devices on cars belonging to suspected criminals. Although the Supreme Court ruled that the process required a search warrant, a variant of these Orwellian devices may soon make their way to all vehicles. Costs from the federal government’s 54.5 mile per gallon fuel efficiency ma ...