Lawsuit Provides Glimpse Into America's Drone-Filled Future
Blood in the streets
He estimates the NSA has assembled 20 trillion "transactions" — phone calls, emails and other forms of data — from Americans. This likely includes copies of almost all of the emails sent and received from most people living in the United States.
Bahrain is one of the world's most despotic states
Racing in a war zone
How do you put large numbers of unmanned systems in the air without endangering commercial and general aviation? Who can fly a UAV — not to mention, of what size, how high and how far — without its posing a threat? What rules should apply, and how sh
Just Say "Hi-Ho!" as They Strip Search You
Israel supermodel, Bar Refaeli, felt violated after airport pat down by female security guard
A new program in Houston will place undercover TSA agents and police officers on buses whose job it will be to perform bag searches, watch for “suspicious activity” and interrogate passengers in order to ‘curb crime and terrorism’.
The tax ‘reforms’ of Emperor Diocletian in the 3rd century were so rigid and unwavering that many people were driven to starvation and bankruptcy. The state went so far as to chase around widows and children to collect taxes owed.
Arrests in defiance of 2000 court ruling allowing such protests
The vehicles are right out of Team America: World Police.
Efforts to pass a bill that would allow the IRS to deny travel rights to U.S. citizens who the feds merely claim owe $50,000 or more in delinquent taxes represents a de facto move to revoke the citizenship of Americans without due process and in comp
Police state America
The UAE has had a national ID system since 2004, with IDs carrying a chip similar to one on a credit card and holding a person's name, birthday, gender, photograph, fingerprint, and ID number.
Miami-Dade PD records include the Federal Aviation Administration-issued Certificate of Authorization (COA) to fly the MDPD drones. This appears to be the first time a law enforcement agency has made its COA available to the public without redactions
As previously reported, the final pretrial conference in my nine year running civil rights lawsuit against several Tohono O'odham police officers for conducting an illegal checkpoint operation in December of 2002 was held on March 19, 2012.
Under the laws, a minimum jail term of two years could be imposed on those found guilty of instigating and carrying out violent acts of protest under a new package of measures unveiled. But it has raised fears that the new measures could be used to s
Pepper spraying incident 'should and could have been prevented'
A University of California task force said Wednesday that UC Davis police should not have used pepper-spray on student demonstrators in an incident that prompted national outrage and calls for the chancellor’s resignation after online videos of the c
While bilateral initiatives have dominated North American issues over the last couple of years, the trilateral relationship has suffered.
April 08, 2012 "Salon" -- One of the more extreme government abuses of the post-9/11 era targets U.S. citizens re-entering their own country, and it has received far too little attention.
Bahrain and Washington want him silenced, not heard
Video footage of a police raid on the home of Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom is missing, and authorities claim they’re not quire sure what happened to it.
Just when Fatima Bouchar thought it couldn’t get any worse, the Americans forced her to lie on a stretcher and began wrapping tape around her feet. They moved upwards, along her legs, winding the tape around and around, binding her to the stretcher.
"Escape From Camp 14" tells the story of one man's incarceration and personal awakening in North Korea's highest-security prison.
The Department of Justice in Washington has accused Sheriff Joe Arapio’s Office of engaging in what they describe as ‘racial profiling and mistreatment of illegals aliens and hispanics’ and alleged ‘human rights violations’
Dr. Carol Paris is a psychiatrist. She’s practiced for 13 years in southern Maryland. And she’s fought hard for a single payer system.
Police state and valued US ally