News & Analysis
THE DAILY BELL IS A MUST-READ
Because the world is changing so rapidly, it is difficult to keep up, which means The Daily Bell is a must read. I consider the information critically important reading.
The Daily Bell does a remarkable job of exposing how money power uses central banking to crush people into submission via global government with economic and political slavery being the desired end result.
PREMIER FREE-MARKET ANALYSIS
The Daily Bell rings out for liberty every day. It is the premier online source for insightful and hard-hitting free-market analysis and interpretation of economic, political and business events.
NEVER MISS AN ISSUE
I love the Daily Bell. Every issue is principled and informative.
A MUST-READ FOR EVERYONE
The Daily Bell is a must-read for anyone who wants to understand the effects of the state on our economic future.
VOICE OF REASON
I have thoroughly enjoyed the analysis and interviews at The Daily Bell, which has so often been a voice of reason during these perilous times
PART OF MY DAILY NEWS DIET
I read it every day!
GUTS, OBJECTIVITY, WISDOM
Rarely does a publication have the guts and objectivity to tell it like it is, yet the eloquence and wisdom to listen carefully to the ‘other side.’ This is The Daily Bell accomplishing its daily mission.
The Daily Bell has a great libertarian point of view, and excellent economic analysis. Add it to your daily reading.
I really enjoy reading The Daily Bell for the excellent research and content provided on a wide variety of issues vital to the Freedom Movement.
MESSAGES OF TRUTH
The Daily Bell website is one of the authentic voices cutting through the clouds of vapid opinion, the morass of mediocre media and the confusion of Orwellian doublespeak. The Bell website lives up to its name, ringing unheard messages of truth in our ears.
OUT OF THE DARK
The Daily Bell leads us out of the dark tunnel of manipulated press into the light of free press.
TRUTH AT WORK
There are very few publications out there that have the smarts and guts to tell the truth about the dictatorial forces at work destroying our civilization. Thankfully The Daily Bell is one of them, and it appears in the mailbox every day.
A VIRTUAL WHO'S WHO
The good and the bad, the big dogs and the small, the thinkers and the doers among libertarians and on the "Right" – you can encounter them all in The Daily Bell's exclusive weekly interviews. Indispensable.
ONE OF MY FAVORITE SITES
The Daily Bell is one of five sites that I review every day because I find there a clear, common-sense interpretation of everyday events.
CUTTING EDGE ANALYSIS
At a time when growing majorities worldwide are tuning out mainstream news, people are seeking the cutting edge, insightful and thought provoking analysis that The Daily Bell consistently provides.
GREAT INVESTMENT INFORMATION
I love reading The Daily Bell! Interesting investment information, a political and social viewpoint that lets me know I'm not alone in the world and "annotated" with analysis. I highly recommend it to all interested readers.
There is no other publication in print or on the Internet like The Daily Bell. They have the courage to report the truth and analyze current foreign policy, politics and economic events in the context of a formerly hidden history of financial elites.
AHEAD OF THE CURVE
The Daily Bell has come out of nowhere to introduce to the Internet community some of the most intriguing and proactive interviews there are out there. Let's hear it for creativity and being ahead of the curve.
GREAT JOB, DAILY BELL
I can say that, unlike the mainstream press, The Daily Bell knows the questions to ask and has the chutzpah to ask them. They realize that socialism and Keynesianism are wrecking the world and they are helping to save what is left of liberty and free markets.
THOUGHTFUL NEWS, EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS
I always read the Bell. The news items are thoughtfully selected, and the interviews are unavailable elsewhere.
Liberty is under assault by Big Government. The Daily Bell is an essential tool for information for those who want to fight for freedom.
A LEADING LIGHT
The future is created by the people who build it, not the people who predict it will not exist. You can meet lots of important builders by reading The Daily Bell.
SEPARATES WHEAT FROM CHAFF
The Daily Bell is a true beacon to lead in helping the reader to separate the wheat from the chaff.
The Daily Bell is one of the most innovative and in-depth websites on the Internet. The breadth of the content is awe inspiring and the amount of knowledge imparted is almost impossible to quantify. For me, as a liberty minded seeker of knowledge, it is a must read.
GREAT THINKERS YOU CAN'T GET ANYWHERE ELSE
The Daily Bell has revived that great old institution of the personal interview, extracting information from today's great thinkers you can't get anywhere else. Outstanding!
PROFOUND AND PROVOCATIVE
Every day, I rely on the Daily Bell for a different perspective you'll never find in the regular media. It's an analysis and timely insight that is profound and provocative.
INFORMATIVE SOURCE OF INFORMATION
The Daily Bell is an informative source of information and commentary from leading figures in the liberty movement. It's a pleasure to be interviewed alongside far more notable individuals.
The Daily Bell is an indispensable source of news and information for those seeking to curtail the power of the welfare-warfare state.
I consider The Daily Bell essential reading for anyone desirous of understanding the way the world really works.
The Daily Bell affords an excellent alternative perspective on some of the noise and nonsense of mainstream media. In particular, I enjoy reading Anthony Wile's 'free-market analysis' on current subjects and articles. Very insightful.
For alternative views on contemporary politics, culture and science, from a libertarian point of view, check out The Daily Bell.
I enjoy reading The Daily Bell because it often has refreshing and novel ways of looking at things.
SOURCES YOU CAN TRUST
The Daily Bell should be on everyone's shortlist of news sources you can trust. It's on mine, and we often refer to it in our own weekly news service at The Reality Zone.
Get outside the box with The Daily Bell and experience independent views.
INSIGHT YOU CANNOT IGNORE
The Daily Bell provides unique insights on contemporary political, economic and social problems that can be found in such a concentrated form nowhere else. Whether one agrees or disagrees with it, one cannot afford to ignore it.
READ IT EVERY DAY
A defender of free markets, The Daily Bell takes a libertarian approach to expose and unravel global misinformation. Read The Daily Bell – every day!
Sit down to read from The Daily Bell and experience a jolt of intellectual energy.
I read The Daily Bell every day and I find it very informative.
The Daily Bell is a fantastic source of challenging thought from a wide range of freedom loving people.
The Daily Bell features consistently solid analysis of and thoughtful challenges to contemporary statism. I am proud to be on the team.
Next-Gen Law Enforcement Handcuff System Revealed ... While researching tech patents from some of the top companies in the industry as we do every week, we happened to stumble upon a stray patent that just happened to reveal a next generation system of restraining devices such as handcuffs for law enforcement. While the new system focuses on handcuffs, the inventors clarified that the new system could equally apply to ankle cuffs, straightjackets, neck collars, helmets and even facial restraints such as the one used in the film Hannibal. The next generation handcuffs will be super high tech with built-in sensors such as accelerometers, potentiometer, inclinometer, biometric sensors, camera sensors and more. But the kicker to this invention is that these future handcuffs will be able to combine standard restraining mechanisms alongside those that could deliver a powerful electric shock to detainees and/or administer medications to sedate or irritate them. Whether you're in law enforcement or in an activist group, it's an interesting read that will keep your interest. Yes, the cuffs are designed to restrain "the bad guys," but it sure looks as though there's potential here for abuse in the form of mild torture. – PatentBolt
Dominant Social Theme: This is just an innovation, not a threat.
Free-Market Analysis: PatentBolt covers "innovation" via patents, as we can see from the above write-up. The dominant social theme has to do with the efficiency of law enforcement in the US and the advances that are being made in prisoner treatment.
But the reality, as we've pointed, out is perhaps more sinister. The subdominant social theme might be, "Here's something else we can use on you if you step out of line."
The group that applied for the patent is not well known and filed the claim in late 2010. We searched the Internet to find out more about the group – Scottsdale Inventions, LLC – but didn't come up with anything.
We figure they must be involved with law enforcement in one way or another. And from our point of view, such releases are making a significant statement.
The messaging of authoritarianism in a brutal country tends to be brutal. But in the US, and in the West in general, there is a large, informed and active population when it comes to human rights and democratic involvement.
Place something on a patent portal and sooner or later it may generate the requisite impact.
This is analogous to the video that went up not so long ago regarding Muammar Gadhaffi's death. We watched the BBC channel recently and noted that the announcer warned people against flashes going off in video clips from flash cameras.
This is the way Western media coverage is these days – hypersensitive. And yet when Gaddafi died, videos of his death and even his supposed buggery were splashed all over the Internet.
We noted then that from our viewpoint, this was no coincidence. It was a message ... sent. It was aimed at anyone who intended to stand in the way of whatever Western powers were doing in the Middle East. Or who disapproved.
It is a power elite that sends these graphic yet subtle messages, in our view. The mainstream media is controlled and so are parts of the Internet. If a power elite (one that apparently intends to formally take over the world) wants to send a strong message it can.
The intimidation doesn't have to be clumsy. It can be subtle.
There are many YouTube videos now showing police abuse with tasers. These videos are exposing police brutality but in a way they are also sending an intimidating message to viewers. The videos have a double message within this context.
The people behind PatentBolt don't focus directly on this message. But the commentary makes us aware that they understand quite clearly the possibilities of abuse.
This kind of invention will have to be carefully monitored and legislated to exacting standards so that the "good guys" walk the line on this one. The filing presents us with a picture of one prototype-like design that appears to be far beyond just the "drawing board," phase. Ready or not, new law enforcement tools are on the way.
The patent states that in various embodiments, safety mechanisms may be included in the control system of the restraining device and/or controller to prevent a detainee from receiving greater than a predetermined nonlethal amount of electric shock in a predetermined period of time.
In another embodiment, the detainee interface receives electrical impulses from the detainee's heart, and returns them via EKG/EGG sensors to the sensor components for analysis by the control system. If the detainee's measured EKG is not measured to be in a safe range for administration of a shock (for instance, if fibrillation or arrhythmia is detected), the shock from the electric shock component will be suppressed. In an alternate embodiment, if the measured EKG signal from the detainee interface indicates a health issue, the control system may send a message to an external entity through the communication interface, indicating that the particular detainee is experiencing a health issue. In this manner, an external entity may avoid or suppress sending an activation signal to the restraining device, and/or summon medical care for the detainee.
Such handcuffs could administer medication as well, PatentBolt notes. The possibilities of automated, electronic handcuffs are almost endless.
We can't help thinking such devices are useful to the elites as much for their threat value as for their reality. The technologies have been around for a while but only now do we see the possibilities of application.
Such developments fit into the larger scheme of elite intimidation as regards increasing authoritarianism and globalization. We've pointed out before that what we call the Internet Reformation has exposed the directed history of globalism and the result has been an elite that has seemingly used all the weapons at its disposal to continue on the track of internationalism.
Economic depression, war and, of course, regulatory authoritarianism are the tools that are being applied. Electronic handcuffs fall into the latter category.
It is dubious to us whether such intimidatory tactics, if that is what they are, will have much of an impact on those who have been awakened to the larger parameters of globalism. The violence is certainly in the subtext. But the illumination will not easily be dimmed.