During these last twenty-four hours I have been handcuffed and chained, denied the chance to sleep, been without food and drink and been confined to a place without anyone knowing my whereabouts, imprisoned.
Note where police concern lies. No apology to the victims. No regret for nearly killing a man or for spraying bullets around his sleeping family. No, this incident is "unfortunate" because "we have officers that were hit by gunfire.
N.S.A. officials met with the Qwest executives in Feb. 2001 [just after Bush took office] asking for more access to their phone system for surveillance operations. The company declined, expressing concerns the request was illegal without a c
The stated purpose of the SAVE Act of 2007 is to coordinate with states to establish a common data set and common data exchange protocol for electronic birth and death registration systems, and for such systems to align with a national model.
An analysis of how the republic died post-9/11
The person's name would be added to a bus boarding log. That person's name and their bus information would be sent wirelessly to the University of Texas Center for Space Research data center.
New Jersey State Health Commissioner Fred Jacobs approved the requirement for flu shots and three other vaccines for school children starting September 1, 2008, over the objections of parent groups.
Usually when my school foists tyrannical measures onto the student body, a mere "wesayso" will suffice. But for once, my principal has made the arduous trek out into the realm of rational discourse, so that he can lay out the case for compu
I am shocked to inform you that we have learned that the FBI is moving aggressively to forfeit "their" seizure for auction immediately! If that does not shock and alarm you, you are truly asleep! If there has ever been a time to support th
Sen. Karen Johnson, R-Mesa, the leading foe, said the deal Gov. Napolitano inked with the U.S. Homeland Security is a step toward totalitarianism. “This isn’t Nazi Germany, and I oppose requiring people to carry tracking devices in their pockets.”
So how free are we really? The most relevant answer is that we're not as free as we were 20 years ago, not nearly as free as we were 50 years ago, and we'll be even less free 20 years hence.
“We don’t know why you were arrested,” he said, “we are only carrying out orders from high up. But I think your own government had a hand in it because you embarrassed the Ambassador.”
Guest: Jonathan Turley is a nationally recognized legal scholar who has written extensively on constitutional law
In argument before the high court in the latest attempt by detainees to win release, Justice Stephen Breyer indicated 3 times it would be possible for Congress to enact a law that would provide the basis for holding the detainees indefinitely without
Morse says his company will deliver test devices to the Defense Department next year that will allow it to scan a crowd and store iris data for many people at once.
The U.S. Forest Service has bought $600,000 worth of “Electronic Control Devices” without any training program, rules for use or even a written explanation...
"It's mind-boggling when we start brainstorming of how we can use it," Police Chief Albert Nájera said.
Utilize theories, methods and data from the social and behavioral sciences to better understand the origins, dynamics, and social and psychological aspects of violent radicalization and homegrown terrorism;
Last autumn, there was a military coup in Thailand. The leaders of the coup took a number of steps, rather systematically, as if they had a shopping list. In a sense, they did. (Here is the list)
The CIA tested a wide variety of psychoactive substances, most notably LSD, on the general public and often without consent of the subject. Whether or not such a program still exists is a matter of debate (e.g. Guantanamo)
The nine justices on the highest U.S. Court are to hear argument in the appeal of 36 Guantanamo prisoners who say a 2006 law wrongly denies them a meaningful way to challenge their detention at the U.S. Naval Base on Cuba.
There has been a long tradition of fear-mongering legislation in the United States directed against groups and individuals believed to threaten the established order. The first such measures were the Alien and Sedition Acts passed by Congress in 1798
To state that today is critical would be a gross understatement; the Internet is buzzing about the upcoming passage of the Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act of 2007, yet through all of the talk and articles, we still haven
Under increasing pressure to take a stronger stand on immigration issues, Mayor Phil Gordon announced Monday that he would seek to end a controversial police immigration-enforcement policy. Operations Order 1.4 prevents city police in most cases from
Facebook has confirmed findings of a CA security researcher that the social-networking site's Beacon ad service is more intrusive and stealthy than previously acknowledged, an admission that contradicts statements made previously by Facebook exec
A man caught in a Florida Highway Patrol roadblock faced prosecution for driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) despite clear evidence he was perfectly sober.
Even the slow kids are waking up to the fact that we’ve been had.
The end of Free Speech in America has arrived at our doorstep. It's a new law called the Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act, and it is worded in a clever way that could allow the U.S. government to arrest and incarcerat
Required viewing for all citizens.