The ACLU filed a civil rights lawsuit on behalf of a couple whose newborn baby was kidnapped by Lawrence County Children and Youth Services because her mother recklessly consumed an "everything" bagel from Dunkin' Donuts the day before the birth. Jam
Liptak says one reason the appeals court gave for its decision is that allowing distribution of the brief would help I.J. and Reason publicly make their case that Reynolds is being persecuted for exercising her First Amendment rights.
What did they expect? [Ed] Police agencies from at least nine different counties, along with Homeland Security, the FBI, CIA and DOJ descended upon Oakland. As people gathered to peacefully assemble, they had to wade through rows of police just to g
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger says no one cares if you smoke a joint.
(Is a storm of activism brewing for PHX Intl?) We'd like to ask the question: Just what part of this nations founding documents are so utterly unclear regarding the inherent right of an individual to travel freely unmolested by agents of gove
The age of the plain old credit score is gone, and it's been replaced by ever more intrusive efforts by banks and credit agencies to gauge exactly what you're worth, and what you can pay. To that end, financial firms are now tracking their customers'
Spurred by a woman who boarded the train in Simi Valley. He says a person who accompanied the woman but did not board with her said something to a train employee about the woman and her bags, and the employee called authorities.
Muslims are ruthlessly persecuted in America
Plans by the Office of Personnel Management to build a database containing the healthcare claims of millions of Americans. OPM has provided few details about the new database and the data collected will be shared with law enforcement, third-party res
Tracking Every Pill, Every Piece Of Food – The Internet Of Things Cometh
HAVING been taught by nuns in grade school and later going through military boot camp, I have always disliked uniformed authorities shouting at me. So I was unhappy last week when some security screeners at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago sta
Targeting the vulnerable and innocent, a US specialty
Germany has introduced electronic identity cards that store personal data on microchips, raising fears over data protection in a country especially wary of surveillance due to its Nazi and Stasi past. The so-called eIDs enable owners to identify
“You’ve seen prison populations pretty consistently over the last three decades move up a couple percent a year…and from a business model perspective, it’s clearly good news,” Robillard told CNBC.
You then strike a pose inside with your hands submissively held above your head, like some desperado cornered by the sheriff in a Western movie, while the see-through-clothes machine makes an image of your body.
I lived in Chile during the Pinochet dictatorship – I can spot a fascist police-state when I see one. Gonzalo Lira
America is more than ever despotic
The Australian Privacy Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim has slammed the Federal Government's proposed data retention law and called for an inquiry to ensure data is not mishandled if the plan goes ahead. Seems Aussies still get it...
Post-9/11, America declared war on Islam
In an effort to prevent the next Fort Hood-style shooting before it happens, the Pentagon has launched a program to scan massive amounts of communications and detect anomalies in behavior that could predict "insider threats" to the military.
A 2009 documentary on modern day coal mining is almost as threatening as anarchists and "international jihadists," according to a document uncovered by Discovery Channel's Treehugger website.
Everything I read about America lately shows me what a corrupt and dangerous country it is. A secret police state, run by corrupt politicians, an even more corrupt judicial system,and a nation that thinks attacking other nations and illegally tortur
When asked if the government anticipates complaints, the law enforcement official said, “We won’t know until it is deployed in Buffalo, and we see how people react.”
Supreme Court Judge Oliver Diaz, John McTiernan’s lawyer. / Kaye Beach - is a full time freedom activist and member of the Constitutional Alliance, a coalition of individuals and group / Ivan Eland - Senior Fellow and Director of the Center on Peace
PROJECT ON NATIONAL SECURITY REFORM - Forging a New Shield, November 2008 - Executive Summary
Why do polls show overwhelming distaste for the body scanners when the people in line at the airport do not?
One of many awards given a distinguished US political prisoner
Why then would Border Patrol agents manning a permanent checkpoint in the Southwest United States be more interested in harassing private individuals driving personal cars than well-connected commercial truck drivers representing powerful commercial/