When Alicia began to tell the media what happened - in still another questionable act - the sheriff grabbed her, collared her gruffly, whisked her off the premises, and arrested her. Watch the video to get a taste of what is coming.
Minneapolis police are already confiscating the property of people trying to document police behavior toward protesters at the Republican National Convention.
The Department of Homeland Security has created a newly-defined “system of records” containing logs of everyone who crosses U.S. borders. ”Border Crossing Information” (BCI) about innocent U.S. citizens not suspected of any crime would be kept for 1
The United States Central Command has deployed approximately 200 personnel from Tampa to Central Command Forward Headquarters in the Middle East to conduct training on the Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP).
Fancy getting your camera out this Bank Holiday weekend? Best be careful who you point it at. For instance, don’t go taking snaps of unmarked police cars. This was the mistake made by an amateur photographer who photographed a Police BMW parked illeg
DHS spokesperson Michael Bermudez said the temporary checkpoints' primary objectives are to apprehend terrorists and illegal immigrants but also admitted they are used in conjunction with local law enforcement to arrest felons, seize drugs and we
To the uninformed visitor, it has become difficult to tell whether Denver is preparing for a Democratic National Convention or the institution of martial law. Helicopters filled with armed commandos swooped over downtown in a training exercise earlie
History offers many examples of societies which have sought to increase security by sacrificing freedom. America itself provides many pertinent instances.
Keep this article in your mind as we begin the national conventions in Denver and the Twin Cities this month. This is what happens with "non-lethal" weapons in the hands of men who have no regard for boundaries, and a system that allows th
In the UK, most of the TV is owned by government. There are no ads. You pay a tax to license your TV . Here is a little public service announcement from the blessed government to viewers like you....
A Justice Department plan would loosen restrictions on the Federal Bureau of Investigation to allow agents to open a national security or criminal investigation against someone without any clear basis for suspicion,
The 9th Circuit ruled yesterday that individuals who finds themselves on a government no-fly or watch list can have their case against the Terrorist Screening Center (TSC), the governmental agency responsible for putting them on the list, heard by a
Sooner or later, a country that spies on its neighbors will turn on its own people, violating their privacy, stealing their liberties. President Bush's grab for unchecked eavesdropping powers is the culmination of what the National Security Agenc
The federal government has been using its system of border checkpoints to greatly expand a database on travelers entering the country by collecting information on all US citizens crossing by land, compiling data that will be stored for 15 years and m
With 300,000 security cameras in Beijing alone, China is at the forefront of the surveillance boom -- and U.S. corporations are reaping the profits.
[Trust me on this. Read it from the beginning. A fitting Olympic tale that eventually blends into a story the Neocons would not want you to read.]
An author critical of the Bush administration's Karl Rove landed on the terror watch list.
Homeland security officials plan to dramatically expand the use of automated license plate readers to prevent possible terrorist attacks. Officials from Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia have agreed to install 200 license plate readers
[This is what NYC is implementing.] With every telephone call, swipe of a card and click of a mouse, information is being recorded, compiled and stored about Britain's citizens. In a week, the average person living in Britain has 3,254 pieces of
[or we will produce another incident to justify getting what we want] The Justice Department has proposed a new domestic spying measure that would make it easier for state and local police to collect intelligence about Americans, share the sensitive
"We showed up at the facility unannounced today, the doors were wide open, and we managed to shoot for several minutes until a Denver sheriff's captain asked us to leave."
USA Today reports that TSA’s upset when airlines explain the hassle by telling people they’re on a TSA watch list. TSA will not tell people when they are on such a list. TSA won’t tell people when they ARE NOT on such a list. They want the airlines t
The Department of Homeland Security is implementing provisions of the Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act of 2007 known as the thought crimes bill, despite the fact that the legislation has not passed.
"Now, if somebody wants to sue us, they have an option to sue, but I'm fairly certain that a judge will see it the way the way the citizens see it here," the Mayor said. "Some infringement on constitutional rights is OK, and we hav
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi's appearance at a West Los Angeles college to discuss her recently published book was marred by dozens of protesters and several angry outbursts by audience members who demanded Pelosi immediately authorize a Hou
The public snooping technology is inspired by a system installed by the British government in London, which has blanketed the city in the view of cameras, range of microphones, and earshot of government minders...
The entire area would be placed within a security zone, in which only specially screened taxis, limousines and cars would be allowed through “sally ports,” or barriers staffed by police officers, constructed at each of five entry points.
Authorities say he has patents pending and had been using his basement as a science lab to conduct experiments, possibly for many years. Firefighters found more than 1,500 vials, jars, cans, bottles and boxes in the basement Tuesday afternoon, after