21. What is The Fourth Amendment?

Did you know you actually have a government right to privacy? Our Founding Fathers understood how dangerous it can be when a government is allowed to search a person, or their property like their home. To protect Americans from this, and other common government threats, the Founding Fathers wrote the Bill of Rights, which includes 10 of the most sacred rights that protect individuals from a government carried away with power. The right to protect ourselves against unlawful searches and seizures is protected to us via the Fourth Amendment.

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  • Metadata: a set of data that describes and gives information about other data.
  • Warrant: a document issued by a legal or government official authorizing the police or some other body to make an arrest, search premises, or carry out some other action relating to the administration of justice.
  • Writs of Assistance 

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On Global Taxes and Leviathan Crises

Have you ever heard of the Group of Twenty? You might know it better by its nickname, the G20. It’s a conference of government bank ministers and officials from the 19 richest countries in the world, plus the European Union. Members meet each year to discuss policy, strategize, and, in theory, work to make their countries stronger, more prosperous places. But if you’ve read The Creature From Jekyll Island, you know that when you put all the people who control our money in one room, it doesn’t always end well for the rest of us. Well, this week, the G20 is meeting. And according to some news reports that went mostly under the radar, these folks are cooking up a plan to tax everyone even more. Yes, everyone. We’re talking the entire world. No joke. This plan to set a “minimum corporate tax” rate of 21% was pitched this week

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