Leahy was instrumental in getting Congress to repeal the "Insurrection Act Rider" in the '06 defense appropriations bill. That gave the President sweeping power to use military troops in ways contrary to the Insurrection Act and Posse C
Interest groups are pressuring Texas lawmakers to authorize the use of roadblocks ahead of the 2009 legislative session. The practice of setting up barricades on roads to stop and interrogate motorists suspected of no wrongdoing has been unlawful sin
The Maryland State Police classified 53 nonviolent activists as terrorists and entered their names and personal information into state and federal databases that track terrorism suspects, the state police chief acknowledged yesterday.
They may be called upon to help with civil unrest and crowd control or to deal with potentially horrific scenarios such as massive poisoning and chaos in response to a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear or high-yield explosive, or CBRNE, att
The bailout bill also gives the Internal Revenue Service new authority to conduct undercover operations. It would immunize the IRS from a passel of federal laws, including permitting IRS agents to run businesses for an extended sting operation, to op
The system "would literally, like an anti-aircraft weapon, shoot down an attack before it hits its target," he said. "And that's what we call Einstein 3.0." (Big Bubba with a CyberGun to be used "preemptively")
Look at the Symbols surrounding the Flag behind Brad Sherman in his speech concerning threats of Martial Law here… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HaG9d_4zij8 Then go to approximately 2:05 minutes into the following video and find out what those
Department of Homeland Security given the money it needs to begin turning international spy satellites within the country's borders, despite lingering fears about the program's lack of focus and the potential for it to infringe upon Americans
…planned automatic number plate recognition system could become a mass surveillance system, taking as many as 70 million photos of cars and drivers every day across a vast network of roadside cameras.
The Department of Homeland Security has been given the money it needs to begin turning international spy satellites within the country's borders, despite lingering fears about the program's potential for it to infringe upon Americans' civ
These directives gave Bush the authority to assure the Continuity of the Federal Government in the event of a Catastrophic Emergency that resulted in, among other things, some extraordinary disruption of the economy.
"In Phoenix, you never know when you need spray a city street with high-powered slugs from an assault rifle. That's apparently the thinking behind the Phoenix City Council's decision this afternoon to fund the purchase of 60 new Bushmast
Corpgov officials have indicated that there is interest in using existing photo scam-cams to monitor / ticket “distracted drivers,” including those who text message, eat, drink, talk on a cell phone, or literally do anything other than breathe while
During an open meeting earlier today, Prescott City Councilman Bob Roecker admitted to wanting to make “bucketfuls of money” from the deployment and utilization of photo enforcement equipment.
Those native to Arizona won’t be surprised to see the further decline of charming Prescott, AZ. City officials are weighing whether or not to seek proposals from scam-cam vendors to install photo enforcement systems city-wide. Call The Prescott City
Bush Makes Power Grab, without so much as issuing a press statement, on May 9 signed a directive that granted near dictatorial powers to the office of the president in the event of a national emergency declared by the president. The "National Se
New York state has begun issuing so-called “enhanced” driver’s licenses (or EDLs). These licenses contain RFID tags & include citizenship status on their face. They are issued under DHS’s “Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative” & will be used as alter
The ease with which someone can circumvent the watch lists illustrates the utter futility of identity-based security programs as a whole. Rather than waste time and money, and needlessly sacrifice liberty in the process of conducting this security th
Why did the police have to kill a naked man who was in a position to harm no one?
Police gas and arrest entirely peaceful protestors in Minneapolis during the RNC.
The 1st BCT’s soldiers being deployed in the U.S. will also learn how to use “the first ever nonlethal package the Army has fielded,” 1st BCT commander Col. Roger Cloutier said, referring to crowd and traffic control equipment & nonlethal weapons des
PennDOT has already converted PA residents drivers license photos into biometric faceprints without residents' informed consent nor legislative approval. How long before the database of those images are tied to these CCTV cameras?
The Department of Homeland Security quietly expanded its authorization to examine, copy and archive an array of documents and electronic files from citizens and visitors crossing US border...
Federal agents in New Hampshire have once again arrested peaceful activist Lauren Canario on trumped up charges after luring her into an ambush by promising to return illegally seized property taken from her during an earlier arrest.
The U.S. government has quietly recast policies that affect the way information is gathered from U.S. citizens and others crossing the border and what is done with it, including relaxing a two-decade-old policy that placed a high bar on federal agent
Garbage nannies, magistrates and politicians torture the Brits over everything imaginable--and some that are not. Snooping and regulating rubbish in the UK.
10 U.S.C. (United States Code) Sec. 375. "...does not include or permit direct participation by a member of the Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marine Corps in a search, seizure, arrest, or other similar activity unless participation in such activity
Newly released footage, which was buried to avoid confiscation, shows riot cops arresting and abusing a giant group of people for nothing.
Police in Scottsdale, Arizona are continuing to illegally crack down on those who disagree with the city's photo enforcement policies. Jason Shelton, 35, was arrested yesterday at around 6pm while videotaping more than a dozen activists....
New Legal Challenge to Unconstitutional Domestic Spying