It used to be, “commit a crime, go to jail.” Now it is “think about committing a crime, go to jail.”
A company based in Puerto Rico wants to install iris-detection capabilities in everything from cell phones to ATMs, beefing up personalized security options in an increasingly networked world.
"Service member” should not apply only to those in uniform, but to us all. The concept of national service is not new, nor is it outdated. When America needs it, national service is the personal obligation of every American. And she needs it now.
Egyptians like others globally yearn for freedom
Washington plans regime change with old policies
Freshly emboldened by their mid-term congressional wins, establishment Republicans are set to extend the unconstitutional police state Patriot Act. It is set to expire in three weeks and Republicans are eager to make sections of the legislation perma
SALT LAKE CITY — It was a shocking experience for Dena Long-Christensen, sitting in a cell in the Salt Lake County Jail for nearly two weeks among people charged with serious crimes.
Grassley, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Intelligence Committee Ranking Republican Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., will introduce legislation to make the measures permanent.
The U.S. government is the most determined foe of democracy in the world. Yet, Washington lectures China, which has more civil liberties than Bush/Cheney/Obama permit Americans.
A Florida judge's attempt to shut down Fully Informed Jury Association activists is a tyrannical move that could set an ominous precedent for free speech.
police state lawlessness
At risk, people demands betrayed
It's time to wake up America! In the name of fighting terrorism, everything from your personal records to your very movement is being watched—and it's all authorized by our decade-old "emergency" law, the Patriot Act. As parts of the Patriot Act
The U.S. military often uses the small and portable "hand-held tri-biometric system that allows users to enroll and match via any of the three primary biometrics: iris, finger and face." This biometric device is also pointed toward police application
The federal government designates the Super Bowl as a Level One security event. At this year's game, even people stuck outside the stadium will get a pat-down from a security guard.
ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER GOVERNING EXPRESSIVE CONDUCT TOWARD SUMMONED JURORS, ORANGE AND OSCEOLA COUNTIES
In recent days this blogger has been reading a great deal about both the proposed extension of the USA PATRIOT ACT and the proposed “Internet Kill Switch” which would allow Federal authorities to unilaterally shut down the internet services in much t
As key patents expire and costs fall, Hoyos wants to make the technology ubiquitous, installing it on mobile phones to verify online payments and cash machines to replace bank cards that require personal identification numbers...
In the latest, probably eeriest example of civilian life imitating war, reports indicate that police all over the country want to employ high tech drones to engage in domestic surveillance operations.
Jeremy Marks, 18, was arrested and bizarrely charged with “attempted lynching” last May after an altercation another youth had with a campus police officer in Los Angeles. Marks was among several students who watched Officer Erin Robles get into a ph
The records show the city of Tacoma had collected names, photographs, addresses and even social security numbers for a number of people that were believed to be active in the local opposition to the ongoing Iraq War.
Conversation I just overheard at a CVS store, between two employees: Employee 1: Since when do we have to get ID when someone purchases a money order?
Even people picking up a prescription for a family member would have to be fingerprinted.
Secret police with their faces covered by black ski-masks are the hallmark of any modern day dictatorship, which is why the sudden appearance of one such individual helping police conduct traffic checkpoints in Houston County by roughing up victims..
Change coming won't include democracy, just its appearance perhaps
An increasing number of premises and public spaces are permanently monitored. Stationary radars deployed by the roads monitor our vehicles and the speed at which they move. Our every entrance, not only into banks, but also shopping malls, is immortal
Here's an ominous development that is likely to pass almost unnoticed: a congressman requesting that the federal government identify to him everyone who has made a request under the Freedom of Information Act.
Despots ousted when no longer serve imperial interests
The U.S. Justice Department’s—recently proposed forcing without warrants, all Electronic Communication Companies to retain permanently, user phone call records and Internet activity data. That would effectively trash the Fourth Amendment. GovernRead Letter
This information is right out there in the open yet it seems that the American people are once again asleep at the wheel. Where are the widespread protests against the aerial surveillance of any American that the corrupt federal government chooses...