More Than Half A Million People: America’s Homelessness Crisis Is Rapidly Exploding On Both Coasts

The homelessness crisis in the United States is getting a lot worse, and it is happening at a pace that is absolutely frightening.  Did you realize that more than half a million Americans are homeless right now?  One out of every four homeless Americans actually has a job, but thanks to rapidly rising housing prices they are not able to afford a place to live.  So every night in this country, hundreds of thousands of people are sleeping in shelters, in their vehicles or on the streets.  It is a national crisis that isn’t going away, and during the next economic downturn it is only going to intensify. (Read More...)

What Are The Off-White Boxes That Are Going Up On Utility Poles All Over Seattle?

Big Brother - Photo by MollieThe Big Brother control grid is constantly growing and expanding all over America.  Right now, a “wireless mesh network” is in the process of being installed in Seattle that some believe will ultimately have the capability of tracking the location of every wireless device in the city.  If you live in downtown Seattle, just look for the little off-white boxes that are being attached to utility poles all over the place.  You can see a bunch of pictures of these little boxes right here.  Meanwhile, other major U.S. cities have been installing vast networks of surveillance cameras and listening devices.  We are being told that such measures will help police “solve more crime”.  We are being told that such measures will “keep people safe”.  But what about our privacy?  Doesn’t that count for something?  What about the Fourth Amendment?  Are our most cherished liberties and freedoms going to be thrown into the trash just because we live “in a more dangerous world”? (Read More...)