The bottom line is that fear of terrorism makes people stupid, and so we should at least question whether the government is selling fear for political purposes.
The American-born cleric behind the attempted Times Square bombing has now eclipsed Osama bin Laden as the biggest threat to American security. Say sayonara to Osama. Anwar al-Awlaki is now the “boss of all bosses” of the group al Qaeda in the Arabia
Janet Napolitano, the Secretary of Homeland Defense is living a life of fantasy and dreams. When the Panty Bomber was taken down by PASSENGERS on the plane, she said, “The system worked”. And just last month, she said that DHS has been relentless a
Then there is the FIFTH group, what the government tends to think of as Lone-Wolves: These are just people that think for themselves and act accordingly. Most of these people are outspoken and determined to resist the tyranny that passes for everyday
The threat of terrorism against the US homeland is in some aspects "at its most heightened state" since the 9/11 attacks, US Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has said.
That’s right. Don’t believe it? Here it is, from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) / Department of Homeland Security:
Everybody has heard the national Emergency Alert System (EAS). Those familiar "duck calls" that reassure listeners "THIS is a test...this is ONLY a test..."
Face-scanning technologies are infiltrating food, security and iPhone apps. By reading your facial expressions, these vaguely unsettling machines can detect what you're hungry for, if you're a criminal and if you've got...
In the coming years, staying away from airports won’t be enough to avoid a run-in with TSA goons. Homeland Security has embarked on a massive gestapo-like occupation of America where “security” checkpoints will litter highways and roads...
Federal officers armed with court-issued warrants seized the online domains of Atdhe.net, Channelsurfing.net, HQ-streams.com, HQstreams.net, Firstrow.net, Ilemi.com, Iilemi.com, Iilemii.com, Rojadirecta.org, and Rojadirecta.com. Visitors to any of th
The Marketplace radio show from American Public Media spoke to Special Agent James Hayes from Homeland Security, who was apparently in charge of the "raids" (if you can call them that) that involved the seizing of domain names under the legally quest
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. 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
According to Darrell Issa, who is quickly and painfully becoming a thorn in the side of the administration, there is a odor of impropriety at the Department of Homeland Security. In the summer of 2010, many people including lawmakers and reporters w
The top-secret world the government created in response to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, has become so large, so unwieldy and so secretive that no one knows how much money it costs, how many people it employs, how many programs...
The Patriot Act drove a stake through the heart of the Bill of Rights, violating at least six of the ten original amendments – the First, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Amendments – and possibly the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Amendments...
New York Republican Peter King has introduced a bill that would protect the army of citizen spies Homeland Security hopes to recruit under Janet Napolitano’s “See Something, Say Something” snoop campaign from lawsuits brought by innocent people...
Bryan Gonzalez alleged that he lost his job in 2009 after telling a colleague on the Mexican border that he believed legalizing marijuana could reduce drug war violence. Gonzalez was issued a termination letter stating that he was fired because h
http://RTR.org | http://RealityReport.TV | In the 78th edition of the Reality Report, Gary Franchi draws the direct parallels America shares with Hitler's Germany and provides the solution to avoiding their terrible fate. We take a look at Ron Paul’
...full-body scans and pat-downs at airport checkpoints violate his right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures.
Subscribers paid an annual $199 fee and filled out an extensive application that included some high-tech biometric requirements involving iris scanning, finger printing, copies of government-issued IDs, and a Lexus Nexus background check.
Resistance V’s appeared all over the country….The V campaign meant ordinary people could feel they were doing something, however symbolic, to protest against the Occupation
Civil liberties groups allege that Mohamed's case is part of a pattern in which American citizens are barred from flying to the United States so they can be [beaten by foreign police and then] questioned overseas by U.S. agents without counsel.
Although I've spent thousands of dollars there, I will never step foot in a Walmart store again.
A Seattle man’s trial in Albuquerque on charges of making trouble at an airport security checkpoint is getting attention from civil liberties groups all over the country.
Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI) has introduced a little-noticed bill that intends to once again renew controversial provisions of the Bush administration's USA Patriot Act that are due to expire this year.
Finally! The Department of Fatherland, I mean Homeland, Security has implemented a program that will keep me safe where I am at most risk from terrorist activity... shopping at Wal-Marts.
Since the bill introduced by Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI) on Jan. 5 was virtually identical to the extension passed last year, its passage was seen as likely.
The "Dazer Laser" is an "ocular distraction device" that emits a laser pattern that temporarily blinds a person. Some of them will work up to 1.5 miles!
The Department Of Homeland Security, headed up by ‘Big Sis’ Janet Napolitano has filed an answer brief (PDF) in the ongoing lawsuit brought against the TSA over the controversial use of radiation-firing naked imaging scanners.