Monthly Archives: January 2012

Report back on Repeal Death Penalty Lobby Day in Annapolis, Jan 16

(by Martine Zee) I drove to Annapolis last Monday for the Death Penalty Repeal Rally and Lobby Night hoping this would be the last time I’d have to lobby my Maryland reps on this particular issue.   The event was co-sponsored … Continue reading

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Protect Your Digital Privacy: Email Pt. 1 (S/MIME)

Using encryption for correspondence in America is older than the country and as American as apple pie, so much so that Thomas Jefferson even invented an encryption device during the Revolution and later used it for dispatches while he was … Continue reading

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NCPCF town hall on MLK Day: good advice, tragic stories aired

The National Coalition for the Protection of Civil Freedoms held a town hall last Sunday at the Martin Luther King Library in Washington, DC.  Headlined “Know Your Rights — before they’re read to you!”, the town hall provided both important … Continue reading

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Close Guantanamo, repeal the NDAA detention provisions

Despite the cold and wet weather last Wednesday, between one and two hundred people made their way to Lafayette Park to protest both the 10th anniversary of detentions at Guantanamo and the recent passage of the NDAA ratifying indefinite detentions. … Continue reading

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2011 in review

What the heck — WordPress.com prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog,  have a look. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 7,400 times in 2011. If it were … Continue reading

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