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.
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.”
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
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;
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
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