Stephen responds to questions submitted by listeners around the world in the latest edition of BackTalk.
From his “observation post” in Alexandria, Virginia, Stephen describes the unceasing intrusion of American government into private lives.
Pentagon Unilaterally Grants Itself Authority Over ‘Civil Disturbances:’ http://www.longislandpress.com/2013/05/14/u-s-military-power-grab-goes-into-effect/
Biometric Database of All Adult Americans Hidden in Immigration Reform: http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2013/05/immigration-reform-dossiers/
Associated Press Says U.S. Government Seized Journalists’ Phone Records: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/05/13/us-usa-justice-ap-idUSBRE94C0ZW20130513
Stephen addresses a crucial topic: privacy and government intrusion in the age of information.
It’s Time for a National Conversation: http://www.forbes.com/sites/ralphbenko/2013/03/11/1-6-billion-rounds-of-ammo-for-homeland-security-its-time-for-a-national-conversation/
Why Facebook Users Are Sharing More: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/06/facebook-privacy-study-carnegie-mellon-university_n_2823535.html
As President Obama’s second inauguration approaches, Stephen looks back at our country’s most famous Second Inaugural Address.
A List of Inaugural Addresses: http://www.bartleby.com/124/
Taking a Closer Look at Presidential Inaugurations: http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/2013/01/taking-a-closer-look-at-presidential-inaugurations-lincolns-second-inaugural-address/
Stephen urges new approaches in conservative politics.