Micro chipping cactus hmm wonder whats next? [ED] Federal officials are planning a project that will put microchips into saguaro cactuses to deter poachers who steal the cactuses and sell them to homeowners for landscaping, a Saguaro National Park of
The government is assuming extraordinary powers to stop and search individuals within this zone. This is not just about the border: This "Constitution-Free Zone" includes most of the nation's largest metropolitan areas.
Handheld fingerprint readers will be rolled out to police across the UK from 2010 as part of the Project Midas scheme, allowing officers to perform on the spot ID checks without having to take suspects back to the station.
The United Kingdom has MI-5, which roots out spies and terrorists in the British Isles. Canada has CSIS -- the Canadian Security Intelligence Service. Now Congress is asking: Should the U.S. have its own domestic intelligence agency?
The Pentagon has put out a request to contractors to develop teams of robots that can search for, detect and track "non-cooperative" humans in "pursuit/evasion scenarios".
Last night, October 21st, 2008, the Greater NYC Campaign for Liberty, some members of the Manhattan Libertarian Party and other liberty activists demonstrated in Grand Central Station. A bit of theater.
All gold was confiscated and all gold certificates had to be turned in for paper currency backed by trust in the US. When the banks reopened, all safe deposit boxes were sealed. Boxes could be opened only in the presence of an IRS agent. **I didn’t k
Mueller took over the FBI on September 4, 2001, a week before the September 11 attacks. This has put him in the forefront of debates over wiretapping, interrogation of suspected terrorists and other civil-liberties issues.
The American Civil Liberties Union is demanding more details on the domestic deployments, which appear to violate the Posse Comitatus Act, which prohibits use of the military to direct internal affairs of the US. The ACLU warns
[Go back to sleep.] The Army Times noted the force "may be called upon to help with civil unrest and crowd control." The military has since said they will not be used for civil unrest. We speak to future USNORTHCOM operations division chief
An employee of beleaguered Redflex Group was caught sound asleep on the evening of Saturday, October 18th while “operating” a speed trap on behalf of the City of Tempe.
It is getting close to that time.
He's challenging ONLY AFTER HE GOT A TICKET [ED]A former state trooper has filed a civil suit against the city of Springfield, asking a judge to void a red-light camera ordinance that took effect last year. The suit, filed Wednesday by Adolph B
Parents demand control over what gets injected into their children
Having refused to reign-in the government's warrantless wiretaps, it appears Republicans will now try to use the abuse as a Get-Out-of-Jail-Free card. This for the same offense that Nixon was forced to resign over and his Attorney General went to
Any football match in France before which the country's national anthem is booed will now be "immediately stopped", French Sports Minister Roselyne Bachelot said Wednesday after meeting with President Nicolas Sarkozy.
Construction has started on these freeway cam-scam locations. The massive roll-out will make it impossible to travel on a freeway without being under the microscope of an in-your-face camera, a system ran by a company with homeland security aspiratio
A Madison Township, Ohio police officer whose record of busting real criminals is unbeaten found himself reprimanded for failing to focus on writing traffic tickets. The Columbus Dispatch reports that Officer Ken Braden only wrote 85 tickets last yea
The US Justice Dep't. is working on a hand-held version of existing microwave cannons intended for riot or crowd control. The portable raygun could also have applications as a scanner or detector system; and a working prototype has already been b
Beginning immediately after 9-11, George W. Bush and the cabal he represents began the controlled implosion of the hollowed-out shell of our once-sturdy republic. Last week the final phase of that demolition project got underway.
"It's a game changer in the field of global security," said Dr. Larry Farwell, Chairman of Brain Fingerprinting Labs who developed "brain fingerprinting" - a lie detector test for the 21st century.
The Supreme Court gave the Border Patrol an inch in Martinez-Fuerte after ruling against them on three separate occasions in the 1970's. Not to be deterred however, 32 years later the Border Patrol has taken that inch and stretched it well over a
Sheriff begins taking away concealed weapons permits. Hundreds of letters have been sent out advising current permit holders of impending revocation. Sheriff begins taking away concealed weapons permits
Background: the First Brigade of the Third Infantry Division, three to four thousand soldiers, has been deployed in the United States as of October 1. Their stated mission is the form of crowd control they practiced in Iraq
Is Posse Comitatus Dead? We speak to Army Col. Michael Boatner, future operations division chief of USNORTHCOM, and Matthew Rothschild, editor of The Progressive magazine.
Arizona will join with 34 or more (majority) of states and declare their own independence from the Union… interesting (especially with election time around the corner and conspiracies about that Bush/Cheney empire would do something in order to decla
Federal judge ordered the Bush administration to release prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, ruling Tuesday that 17 Chinese Muslims must be brought to his courtroom by the end of the week so that they can be set free.
Stun gun manufacturer rolls out devices that promise to “drop everyone in a given area to the ground”
Police could one day predict the surname of male suspects or victims of crime from DNA alone, British researchers said. Scientists said that men with the same surname were highly likely to be genetically linked.
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger yesterday signed Assembly Bill 2433 and filled a significant gap in protection for anonymous speech online.