The Bush administration has approved a plan to expand domestic access to some of the most powerful tools of 21st century spycraft, giving law enforcement officials and others the ability to view data obtained from satellite and aircraft sensors that
President Bush announced a new International Partnership on Avian and Pandemic Influenza to a High-Level Plenary Meeting of the U.N. General Assembly, in New York.
The Republic you wanted -- and at one time might have had the power to take back -- is finished. You no longer have the power to keep it: it's not there. It was kidnapped in December 2000, raped by the primed and ready exploiters of 9/11, whore
Police have been given the go-ahead to use Taser stun guns against children. The relaxing of restrictions on the use of the weapons comes despite warnings that they could trigger a heart attack in youngsters.
Not being able to find the law in the books that states that a citizen must provide a driver’s license while walking through a parking lot, Officer Arroyo had to settle for “obstructing official business.”
The e-mails would contain Trojans - software that secretly installs itself on suspects' computers, allowing agents to search the hard drives.
The FBI disclosed new details about its secretive technology for tracing telephone calls and recording conversations during criminal, terrorism and espionage investigations, custom-made tools it has developed quietly for a decade.
With the next round of police state sobriety checkpoints starting tonight in Pima County, the Arizona Daily Star actually published a good piece of journalism regarding the ineffectiveness of sobriety checkpoints.
In hundreds of heavily censored pages, the FBI described in unprecedented detail a sophisticated surveillance system known as the Digital Collection System Network and another program called Digital Storm to record conversations.
Federal agents spied on the widow of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. for several years after his assassination. Coretta Scott King was closely followed by a government concerned she might "tie the anti-Vietnam movement to the civil rights moveme
The recently passed law which allows President Bush to continue wiretapping Americans' telephone calls overseas may allow for domestic spying as well, according to a new report commissioned by Congress. A recently-acquired
From late 2004 until mid-2006, a little-known data-mining computer system developed by the US Dept of Homeland Security to hunt terrorist, weapons of mass destruction, and biological weapons sifted through Americans' personal data with little reg
The Dept of Homeland Security's top intelligence, privacy and civil rights officials will be called before Congress next week to explain the Bush adminstration's plan to dramatically expand the domestic use to spy of spy satellites that can s
Everything I want to do is illegal. As if a highly bureaucratic regulatory system was not already in place, 9/11 fueled renewed acceleration to eliminate freedom from the countryside. Every time a letter arrives in the mail
After a bloody raid by American military forces on an enemy camp in Rawah, Iraq, on June 11, 2003, a Defense Department report took inventory. Eighty suspected terrorists killed. An enormous weapons cache recovered. And, in what the report called “po
On August 23, 2007, the hosts of Free Talk Live, an online talk radio show in New Hampshire, discussed my experience at a suspicionless Homeland Security checkpoint. The show's archive is available online.
Arizona could be the first state along the Mexican border and one of the first in the country to develop a driver's license secure enough to be used in lieu of a passport at a port of entry. The US Dept.of Homeland Security announced an agreement
The New York Taxi Workers Alliance -- which accounts for more than 8,000 city drivers -- is threatening to curb their cabs on Sept. 5 if the Taxi and Limousine Commission does not get rid of their GPS system, which the union says invades a driver
Aaron has been battling cancer for some time now. His movies Trading Places and the Rose are much acclaimed, but his documentary America: from Freedom to Fascism (google video) was certainly his most passionate and probably his most influential work
National Intelligence Director Mike McConnell pulled the curtain back on previously classified details of government surveillance and of a secretive court whose recent rulings created new hurdles for the Bush adminstration as it tries to prevent terr
The Mounties and Quebec provincial police deny using agents provocateurs at this week's Montebello summit, despite video evidence that suggests undercover cops tried to incite violence...
Traffic courts dealing with civil traffic infractions usually will not use a prosecutor or claim that the officer is the prosecutor. Read why not having a prosecutor or the court claiming that the officer is the prosecutor in traffic court is grounds
According to a written request for proposals sent to various speed camera companies, the state police are seeking to include automated number plate recognition (ANPR) technology in its new automated ticketing system.
Excellent footage of Rainbow hippies overpowering the cops' attempt at a roadblock. Hilarious. Taken at this year's gathering north of Steamboat Springs in Colorado. The power of peace! "All we are saying is give peace a chance!"
Dressed in flak jackets and armed with handguns and several semi-automatic rifles, Rio Arriba County sheriff's deputies and Forest Service Law Enforcement officers raid a regional Rainbow Family gathering because the group
A new law swept through Congress by the US government before the summer recess is to give American security agencies unprecedented powers to spy on British citizens without a warrant. The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act
Just last weekend, for example, a Customs computer breakdown at Los Angeles International Airport stranded more than 17,000 international passengers on planes, some for more than 10 hours.
In an unprecedented order, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court ordered the Bush Administration to respond to a request it received by the ACLU for orders and legal papers discussing the scope of the government's authority to engage in the
Many thought that the Al-Haramain plaintiffs, who look to be the only people in America who can prove they were surveilled without warrants by the government's so-called Terrorist Surveillance Program, would be able to clamber over the legal obst
Gun confiscation is exactly what happened during the state of emergency following Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, along with forced relocation. U.S. Troops also arrived, something far easier to do now, thanks to last year's elimination of the