By CHERI ROBERTS for Challenging the Rhetoric Is it a stand-off or a stand-down? It’s all a bit confusing to the average lay person following daily news of armed militia men strutting […]
By Cheri Roberts of Challenging the Rhetoric and Cheri Speak The term “collateral damage” is most often used or heard in discussions related to military actions, but it is not exclusive […]
By Cheri Roberts of Challenging the Rhetoric and Cheri Speak Call it what you will, our environment has taken a pummeling by humans for a long time. Our industrial and […]
By Cheri Roberts of Challenging the Rhetoric and Cheri Speak Average Americans do not speak the “activist” language you do and the truth is, they also are unaware of any […]
By Matt Sistrunk (edited by Cheri Roberts) for Challenging the Rhetoric In an effort to be sure we are regularly covering as many aspects of today’s important issues as we […]
By Cheri Roberts of Challenging the Rhetoric and Cheri Speak Saturday will mark 10-years, a decade, since a category-3 Hurricane, named Katrina, made landfall in Louisiana and the world watched as […]
Just this month alone, according to press releases on the company’s website, Harris has been awarded more than $430-million by good ol’ Uncle Sam, particularly his military arm. The figure becomes even more astronomical if you go back and calculate from the beginning of the relationship.
When Stingrays first made headlines, we were already numbed to the prevalence of spying by Ed Snowden’s disclosures. Hearing about Stingrays was just another “thing”, but the pervasiveness of government’s reach inside our lives via our electronic devices cannot be denied.
By Cheri Roberts, Challenging the Rhetoric, Cheri Speak Have you heard about H.R. 1466 or the Surveillance State Repeal Act? This Bill, introduced by Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) and Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.), would repeal or […]
By Cheri Roberts, Challenging the Rhetoric, Cheri Speak On July 23, 2014, the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board’s (PCLOB) announced at a public meeting that they were examining counterterrorism activities conducted under […]