Imagine a world where police have the ability to torture from a distance anyone they want at the touch of a button. Does that sound like something out of a science fiction novel? It’s not.
Police in Kent are using tried and tested intimidation tactics with the protesters at this year's Climate Camp and last night raided the campsite, systematically emptying tents and vehicles and confiscating offending materials, among them a few *
"There are currently no guidelines regulating the private acquisition of biological, chemical, and radiological detectors," warned Falkenrath, adding that this law was suggested by officials within the Department of Homeland Security.
Thousands of cars and thousands of unsuspecting people are experiencing for the first time in their lives, the full impact of what a police state is all about this morning, folks! The freeway looks like a parking lot! (We reported this when it happen
A 6 a.m. wake-up call. Afternoon drills in military bearing and formations. And a grueling regime of push-ups and leg lifts before the 9:30 p.m. lights-out. Welcome to rehab for Internet addicts – People's Liberation Army (PLA) style.
The Washington Metro Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has threatened Flex Your Rights with legal action for the use of Metro's "M" logo on an informational flyer about refusing random searches.
A young, black man in New Orleans is dead, slain by police officers on New Year’s Day, in an incident that has outraged a community and triggered protests over what family members are calling a “murder.” The New Orleans man, 22-year-old Adolph Gri
The New Orleans man, 22-year-old Adolph Grimes III, traveled to his grandmother's home near the French Quarter in order to celebrate New Year's Eve with his fiance and their 17-month-old son. Three hours after arrival, around 3 a.m., he was f
ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss wealth manager UBS AG (UBSN.VX) (UBS.N) is closing all the offshore accounts of its U.S. clients, the bank said on Friday, as it comes under pressure from U.S. tax authorities.
For several days sources inside BART have leaked information that veteran officer Johannes Mehserle is organizing a defense around the idea that he meant to unholster his taser but mistakenly reached for his Glock 40 cal. instead.
And one of the fundamental planks of our freedom from government abuse is that we do not let prosecutors take the place of juries. Blago's guilt has yet to be determined by a jury, but there's no denying his grasp of poetry...
New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly revealed that his department is seeking technology that can disrupt cell phone and other wireless communications in the event of a crisis.
Thieves broke into Contra Costa County sheriff's cruisers and made off with three semiautomatic rifles and two shotguns, weeks after a similar break-in at the CHP office in Martinez, authorities said Tuesday.
In the camera phone video you can see officer Johannes Mehserle subdue and restrain the victim placing his boot on his neck, removing his weapon from his holster prompting fellow officers step back.
OAKLAND, Calif. (Map, News) - Law enforcement officials urged patience while they investigated details surrounding the fatal New Year’s Day shooting of a 22-year-old man by a transit agency police officer. Bay Area Rapid Transit Police Chief Gary
Wanted by the FBI: agents, language specialists, computer experts, intelligence analysts and finance experts. The FBI launched one of the largest hiring blitzes in its history involving 2,100 professional staff and 850 special agents vacancies aimed
The proposals have raised concerns among civil liberties groups and Shami Chakrabati, director of Liberty, said: "These are very intrusive powers, as intrusive as someone busting down your door and coming into your home.
Maryland State Police surveillance of advocacy groups was far more extensive than previously acknowledged, showing troopers monitored -- and labeled as terrorists -- activists devoted to promoting human rights and establishing bike lanes.
The seamless integration of the military and law enforcement into a single “Internal Security Force” is the defining characteristic of a fully realized police state. Once this fusion is accomplished, the question becomes not “whether” a police state
When the police – who in this case were backed up by the military – actually celebrate the abuse of civilians, it's time to admit that the government is at war with the American public.
The seamless integration of the military and law enforcement into a single "Internal Security Force" is the defining characteristic of a fully realized police state. Once this fusion is accomplished, the question becomes not "whether**
If there is a special place in Hell for officious government employees, I'm sure there's a spot all warmed up for the Transportation Security Administration officer at Baltimore/Washington International Airport who scared my kid out of his wi
VIDEO & 'KopBusters' creator scheduled to appear Tuesday, 3:45 p.m. EST, on CNN Newsroom with Rick Sanchez
The military as NO BUSINESS engaging in domestic policing activities! If we allow the military to take over domestic policing, the Military will dispense entirely with civilian rule. Mark My Words! As Jeff Stein, CQ National Security editor, wrote
"Under these conditions and at their most violent extreme," he concludes, "civilian authorities, on advice of the defense establishment, would need to rapidly determine the parameters defining the legitimate use of military force insid
Not to be disappointed on the 6 year anniversary of an illegal joint task force roadblock I ran afoul of on December 20, 2002, I was molested by the same agencies yet again six years later under slightly different circumstances...
A Canadian college student majoring in chemistry built himself a home lab - and discovered that trying to do science in your own home quickly leads to accusations of drug-making and terrorism. Lewis Casey, an 18-year-old in Saskatchewan, had built a
A naked man wandering around an apartment complex near Houston, Texas died after police shocked him with a taser four times.A naked man wandering around an apartment complex near Houston, Texas died after police shocked him with a taser four times.
"We no longer have a civilian-led government." (this article keeps getting better the further you get into it)
Classwatch, the firm behind the system, says its devices can be set up to record everything that goes on in a classroom 24 hours a day and used to compile ‘evidence’ of wrongdoing.