Small police departments across America are collecting battlefield-grade arsenals thanks to a program that allows them to get their hands on military surplus equipment – amphibious tanks, night-vision goggles, and even barber chairs or underwear – at
After exercising his constitutional rights, Iraq war vet Antonio Buehler may be facing serious prison time for photographing cops possibly abusing an intoxicated woman while arresting her.
Three federal police officers were shot and killed Monday when they tried to arrest drug trafficking suspects at Mexico City’s international airport, officials said.
St. Louis residents praise sight of military vehicles in neighborhoods
Peru police plan a crackdown on drunken and unbuckled drivers June 22-July 4. The effort will focus on late-night hours, when there are more traffic deaths, drunken drivers and motorists not wearing seat belts. [Equal Evils?]
What is the Federal Emergency Management Agency? Simply put, it is the “secret government”.
You see, if you are in a carpool (of at least 3 people) and cross the George Washington Bridge (between the Bronx and New Jersey) you save $6 on the toll. That's a decent-sized savings, so people have set up an informal sort of ride share, in that
This past weekend in the Philadelphia suburb of Willow Grove, eight courageous liberty activists nullified a suspicionless sobriety checkpoint. With their investment of $50 and a few hours of their time, they rerouted drivers around the massive multi
The FBI has been given an expanded role in coordinating the domestic intelligence-gathering activities of the CIA and other agencies under a plan enacted this year by Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper Jr., officials said.
The mother of a Clinton third-grader says a school administrator went too far when she strip-searched her child after accusations that he stole from another student.
Political Cartoon "The Strip"
The problem with these checkpoints is that they're warrantless, arbitrary searches. This goes against all standards of civilized behavior and is not tolerable in a free society. Not only are checkpoints violating our rights they're not effective.
3,451 days after being seized, detained, dragged out of my vehicle & arrested at an illegal general law enforcement roadblock conducted by Tohono O'odham Police Dept. officers with the assistance of Senior Special U.S. Customs agents along with dozen
One of the greatest indictments to the idea of putting a physical fence along the U.S. border was that not only could it keep trespassers out, but it could also keep citizens in.
Last week, in its report on the 2013 Defense Authorization bill, the Senate Armed Services Committee called for allowing drones to operate "freely and routinely" in U.S. airspace.
Bartenders needs to know your age, retailers need your PIN, but almost no-one needs your name -- except for identity thieves. At TEDxSussexUniversity, David Birch proposes a safer, fractured and conditional approach to personal identification that wo
European Union apparatchiks are preparing to lockdown Europe following Greece’s exit. From the Associated Press today:
Some lawmakers, judges and regulators are trying to rein in the U.S. debt-collection industry's use of arrest warrants to recoup money owed by borrowers who are behind on credit-card payments, auto loans and other bills. More than a third of all
Audi’s infamous ‘Green Police’ Superbowl commercial may not be far off coming to fruition.
America has been overrun by control freaks. Once upon a time the United States was considered to be "the land of the free and the home of the brave", but today there are millions of laws, rules and regulations that tightly regulate our daily lives.
Now, a long withheld police video has surfaced that shows troopers severely beating Bayliss who was thrown to the ground and pummeled by multiple officers.
A new generation of computerised ‘Big Brother’ cameras are able to spot if you are a terrorist or a criminal – before you even commit a crime.
What's interesting to note in the Motions in limine filed in this case is that we (the plaintiff) filed a single 4-page motion with the court dealing specifically with exclusion of hearsay testimony & any issues not directly related to the specific i
FLAGSTAFF, AZ - If you're driving up to the high country this week, expect more police along Interstate 40. The Arizona Department of Public Safety is conducting road checks between Tuesday and Thursday on commercial vehicles. It's an interna
People stopped at an intersection suddenly found themselves staring at cocked loaded guns held by police, were dragged out of their cars, handcuffed, with police demanding to search their vehicles, and detained 2 hours as criminals
When I was a kid, beginning to learn what it is to be an American, I found a hero in George Mason, a leading Virginia delegate to the 1787 Constitutional Convention. Mason refused to sign on to the Constitution that was passed by the convention. Why?
Farmers in Colorado are watching their fields dry up amid one of the worst droughts in the state’s history. But just a few feet beneath them, the water is so plentiful it’s flooding basements and causing septic systems to overflow.
“I’m handicapped! I need a doctor!” “Sir, this is the chairman!” The Louisiana State Republican Convention descended into chaos Saturday morning
70-year IRS tax scam swindling millions of Americans started with a Donald Duck movie in 1942! Consider these observations from as long ago as 1939. In that year, according to facts uncovered in a 2004 study by University of Berkeley Economist Emm