Police in Boston--and Tucson AZ--are boosting a new program that allows anonymous tipsters to text the police with info on anyone they think is "suspicious". The report leaves a lot of questions unasked--and unanswered.
Political persecution in America
Instead of serving as an independent agency conducting a neutral review regarding the effectiveness of internal checkpoints, in its report the GAO went out of its way to downplay data showing border operations are more than ten times more effective t
Targeting the innocent is the face of a police state.
GAO representative Richard Stana responds to Marshals questions regarding SBInet from the previous video. Stana indicated neither SBInet or Project 28 have lived up to expectations but work will continue on them. He also indicated SBInet's ultimate g
Of special note is Chief Gilbert's feigned outrage after being accused of not listening to community concerns regarding the proposed checkpoint. To show just how much concern he has, Gilbert assured the speaker the community will have a say in the ty
Lynne Stewart: Betrayed by the system she defended heroically for 30 years.
It's time to wake up and for the people to reclaim this world from the forces of fear and ignorance. These are our adventures in Camden. Namaste. Peace. Love. Salaam. Shalom
Besides the fact that there is no law requiring one to show their ID before boarding a plane between interstate travel, the main issue here is whether or not providing an ID actually keeps us safer. The 9/11 hijackers all had valid identifications, s
Representative Giffords responds in this video by making it clear she's bought the Department of Homeland Security's propaganda hook, line and sinker. She indicates the maps of (permanent) checkpoint locations and statistics speak for themselves. I w
“We were flooded with people coming in during the final days of the program,” Shulman told reporters on a conference call in Washington today as the U.S. and Swiss governments released a list of criteria used by Switzerland to screen American clients
Health and safety inspectors are to be given unprecedented access to family homes to ensure parents are protecting their children from household accidents. Councils to "collect data" on properties where children are thought to be at "greatest risk
“Army Surveillance of Civilians: A Documentary Analysis” by the Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights, Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate (1972). Posted online by The Memory Hole. (Thanks to Susan Maret, coeditor of Government Secrecy:
A video explaining the dangers of a U.N. treaty proposal promoted by President Obama that critics say would lead to a world government has received more than 3.5 million views since WND broke the story on the ominous possibilities, and now there is w
Volunteer veterans help California city use counterinsurgency strategy to stem gang violence - "It's a little laboratory," said retired Col. Hy Rothstein, the former Army career officer in Special Forces who heads the team of 15 faculty members an
To really add insult to injury, Chief Gilbert went on to say the American people deserve a 'defense in depth' but failed to mention whether or not the American people also deserved to be routinely stopped, seized, interrogated and searched absent sus
Stana went on to say he wanted to conduct comparisons between different checkpoint operations but made no mention of comparing checkpoint operations to actual border operations. As I've pointed out elsewhere, doing so would have undermined the GAO's
Chief Gilbert goes on to indicate the Border Patrol collaborates closely with local and state enforcement efforts while ignoring the fact that numbers from the GAO report make it clear border interdiction operations are far more effective than intern
Scott Horton from Harpers Magazine on the Italian governments conviction of 23 American oficials and CIA for RENDITIONS / Declan McCullagh (CBS) - U.S. Department of Justice sent a formal request to an independent news site ordering it to provide det
Abraham Lincoln did not deserve to be memorialized on the $5 bill, but he certainly earned having his visage placed upon the lowest coin in the realm.
Chief Gilbert attempted to artificially bolster the argument in favor of internal checkpoints by misrepresenting facts surrounding an increase in drug interdictions at checkpoints. Gilbert created the impression the increase was due to interdicting m
In a shocking story, a boy was held down by two deputies so that the boy, in middle school, would receive an H1N1 shot during a vaccination clinic. DBKP talked to the Sheriff who denied that there were 2 deputies at the school.
Is calling the FBI snitch line the Libertarian solution?
Plans to store information about every phone call, email and internet visit in the UK have been abandoned by the Government. The Home Office confirmed the "Big Brother" scheme had been delayed until after the election....
Shows how we went from helpful and polite law enforcement to aggressive authoritarian in a short time.
The new law prohibits a business from making more than 10 transactions a day without a cash register or without issuing a receipt. Violators face a fine of up to $2,000.
U.S. Department of Justice sent a formal request to an independent news site ordering it to provide details of all reader visits on a certain day. The grand jury subpoena also required "not to disclose the existence of this request" unless authorized
Raising questions about online journalism and privacy rights, the US Dept. of Justice sent a formal demand to an independent news site ordering it to provide details of all reader visits on a certain day. "not to disclose the existence of this reques
Professor James Duane’s now famous 5th Amendment lecture - popularly known as “Don’t talk to the police!” - has amassed a considerable internet following.Entered By: Jet Lacey
You might not see them, but they're studying you. To identify potentially dangerous individuals, the Transportation Security Administration has stationed specially trained behavior-detection officers at 161 U.S. airports. The officers may be posit