The niece of a 92-year-old woman shot to death by police said her aunt likely had reason to shoot three narcotics investigators as they stormed her house.
An antiterrorist database used by the Defense Dept in an effort to prevent attacks against military installations included intelligence tips about antiwar planning meetings held at churches, libraries, college campuses and other locations, newly disc
This includes the first part I posted yesterday,and contains the rest of the story. Really scary stuff, but then again, the readers here at Freedoms Phoenix already knew this. Let's bring on the police state,and get it over with.
The call for state intervention in the minute details of family life followed a series of Labour efforts to reduce anti-social behaviour and improve educational standards by imposing rigorous controls on the lives of the youngest children.
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales contended that some critics of the Bush administration's warrantless surveillance program were defining freedom in a way that poses a "grave threat" to U.S. security.
He had been working at a computer in the back of the lab and had failed to produce a student ID during a random check performed by community service officers, the newspaper reported.
Immigrants arrested in the US may be held indefinitely on suspicion of terrorism and may not challenge their imprisonment in civilian courts, the Bush administration said, opening a new legal front in the fight over the rights of detainees.
In a repeat of last year's papers please checkpoint in Southern Arizona, federal agents from the Department of Homeland Security are once again terrorizing Ameri
The illusion of a democratic process in US elections where the criminal class in Washington is bipartisan
“Implanted human beings can be followed anywhere. Their brain functions can be remotely monitored by supercomputers and even altered through the changing of frequencies,” wrote Dr. Kilde. (If they can... they are)
[WWII veterans] You won a long, hard, painful battle. But when you came home, you lost the war. You lost the Bill of Rights and freedom. And so we all lost. America is becoming a lot like the countries you fought against.
Dressed in tactical garb and armed with submachine guns, Nassau County detectives and federal agents carried out a search warrant in early Dec. 22. Four bullets from Palecek's UMP-40 struck Stillwell in the right leg, chest and face. She was pron
If some last-minute polling trends showing a powerful Republican comeback through the Nov 7 elections, the end of America as we known it for more than 2 centuries will be at hand. (I wonder how much electronic voting will contribute)
The Pentagon expects to begin conducting the first war crimes trials at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, under the new military commission law by summer, senior military officials have said.
Defense Authorization Act allows the president to declare a 'public emergency' and station troops anywhere in America and take control of National Guard units without the consent of the governor in order to 'suppress public disorder.**Q*
An international trade group for travel executives is warning its members that US government agents may seize and search travelers' laptop computers, discs and other electronic devices upon arrival in the US or when departing the US.
According to the government's information commissioner, Richard Thomas, there are 4.2 million CCTV cameras in total or 14 for every man woman and child living in the UK. In addition, people's movement are recorded every step of the way, stor
The new US intelligence czar is developing a computer system capable of data-mining huge amounts of information about everyday events to discern patterns that look like terrorist planning. Reminiscent of the axed Total Information Awareness program.
After President Bush signed the controversial Military Commissions Act, the Justice Department wasted no time in using its new power to deny due process to the detainees swept up in the “war on terror.” Now countless hours and dollars will be spent
The ACLU on Friday dropped a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the USA Patriot Act. The ACLU said it was withdrawing the lawsuit file more than 3 years ago because of "improvements to the law". The Justice Dept argued last mont
Amid the onrush of Caligulan sex scandals, suspension of the Constitution, depressing bulletins from the Babylonian front, and all manner of bogus "events," a recent news item has passed with remarkably little public stir, despite being fea
President Bush has signed into law, said Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT), what will actually encourage the President to declare martial law by weakening the Insurrection Act which had limited the President's ability to deploy troops within the US.
A deadline for states with visa waiver agreements with the US to start issuing a new generation of biometric passports to meet US demands has passed.
The U.S. intelligence czar is developing a computer system capable of mining huge amounts of information about everyday events for patterns that look like terrorist planning -- reminiscent of the discontinued Total Information Awareness program.
Now the federal government is extending the frontiers of terror with the Military Commissions Act, legalizing torture and suspending habeas corpus and constructing a loose web of law by which you and I could be hung by our ankles in a meat locker for
Philip Smart is a Libertarian who is in jail because he believes in the ideas of freedom. A candidate for the 22nd State Senate in Texas he needs our support so he can continue the battle for freedom and to restore the Constitution for all Americans
A woman inside a burning home was screaming for help but police and firefighters would not enter. Sheriff's Deputy Dan Kimball defends the decision not to attempt a rescue. He says it was too much of a risk for officers.
Tony Blair called yesterday for the national DNA database to be expanded to include every citizen. He said there should be no limit on the development of the database because it was vital for framing innocent individuals.
On Monday afternoon, the ACLU member's conference offered a number of panels on various assaults on civil liberties. I decided to listen in on a panel entitled, "Your Papers Please -- National ID Cards for America."
Men ran at me, dropped into shooting position, double-handed semi-automatic pistols pointed at me, and made me put my hands against my truck. I was held at gunpoint, searched, taunted, and led into the house. I had no idea what this was about.