Posted in campaign 2016 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Richard Burr

Uncle Sam, Richard Burr want YOUR data.

The queen of gun-grabbing, Diane Feinstein and OUR senior senator Richard Burr have teamed up.  And THAT is not good:  Last week, Re/code’s Dawn Chmielewski reported that Silicon Valley was already on the offensive against the then-unfinished Senate encryption bill. The legislation in the draft requires…

Posted in campaign 2016 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Richard Burr

Apple, The FBI, Richard Burr & Big Brother

We’ve got an awful lot of folks out there thumping their chests and exhorting their law-and-order bona fides.  Heck, even Richard Burr is out there with legislation forcing cell phone companies to provide a “back door” for the feds. “We’ve got to let the FBI…

Posted in campaign 2014 Law & Order Media NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Politics

#NCGA: No reasonable expectation of privacy while on public street? (Um, Fourth Amendment?)

I am seriously #SMH on this one: […] Sen. Tamara Barringer, a Cary Republican who is also a law professor, said there is a right to privacy but not always a reasonable expectation of that privacy. “I abhor government intervention, but I will support the…