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So…You Have Nothing to Hide?


Whenever I talk about government surveillance, there is always “that guy” who claims if I’m not doing anything illegal I shouldn’t be concerned about it. Well, I am concerned about it. I explain why in this short video. WATCH

Fighting the Surveillance State in My Own Backyard – Interview on Scott Horton Show


I recently appeared on the Scott Horton show to talk about the lawsuit the city of Lexington, Kentucky, filed against me over an open records request, and how local efforts can put a dent in the ever-expanding federal surveillance state. (more…)

Thoughts from Maharrey Head #49: Another Federal Court Fail

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about the latest federal court failure to protect your rights. This time it relates to privacy. Apparently, using your cell phone voids the Fourth Amendment. In a 12-3 ruling issued last week, a federal appellate court held police do not […]

Kentucky Gov. Bevin Just Another Federal Supremacist Lying About REAL ID


Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin ran as the “limited government” Tea Party guy. He even famously boasted the would tell the EPA to “pound sand.” But it turns out he’s just another federal supremacist without a spine lying to push an unconstitutional national ID system. Bevin released a YouTube video on Friday to tout a piece […]

133 Words or Less: Egregious TSA Hypocrisy


The TSA recently fired two agents caught in a scheme to allow a male screener to grope “hot men.” According to NBC News, the male agent signaled a coworker when he spotted a guy he wanted to grope, then she would enter the sex of the passenger as female, triggering an anomaly requiring a groin […]

Constitution 101: The Fourth Amendment


The Fourth Amendment protects our privacy and our person from unreasonable infringement by federal agents. The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly […]

If You Don’t Like It, Don’t Fly!!


Last week I had to fly to New York City for a quick business trip. These days, I try to avoid flying as much as possible, not because I dislike flying, but because I loathe the airport experience. Or more specifically, I loathe the TSA peek and grope. I know in the big scheme of […]