I appreciate the rights of the public to engage the political process. However, it has come to my attention very recently that anyone engaged in political organizing of any kind may have been actively profiled by United States intelligence agencies.
A draconian Internet censorship bill finally passed the house of commons in the UK yesterday, legislating for government powers to restrict and filter any website that is deemed to be undesirable for public consumption.
Didn’t like what “cap and trade” legislation will do to your electric bill or the economy? No problem! We’ll just call it “reduction and refund.” It's the same bill with a new name. The Senate’s political hacks go back to 1984.
It is pertinent to our predicament that leading U.S. corporations were secretly funding and supplying the German Nazi Wehrmacht throughout WWII and that legions of Nazi functionaries were transplanted to U.S. intelligence and science posts after the
BOSTON - An 82 page analysis of domestic intelligence policy released by Political Research Associates (PRA) Tuesday found local police are being used as domestic intelligence gatherers with little to no oversight in criminal intelligence distinction
Seeking a way to confirm that patients have taken their medication, University of Florida engineering researchers have added a tiny microchip and digestible antenna to a standard pill capsule
I will be conducting this course, it is called big brother 101 – tactics. Now I want all of you students to forget about what you have learned in school. Why, because Big Brother told you to. Besides, controlling schools and school books is a tactic
Katherine Albrecht, director of a group called Consumers Against Supermarket Privacy Invasion and Numbering, said she worries that the practice could lead to a switch from a voluntary system to mandatory use of such cards
The "comprehensive immigration reform bill" has no name to speak of. This leads us to our conclusions about its experimental nature. Since we know biometrics (pictures and fingerprints) alone do not determine statehood, nationality or American citize
Last month, Herman Jacob took his daughter and her friend camping in the Francis Marion National Forest. While poking around for some firewood, Jacob noticed a wire. He pulled on it and followed it to a video camera and antenna.
Digital smart grid meters in homes enable measurement and two-way communication with utilities so consumers can trim electricity use. But some technology policy organizations worry that smart meters pose a potential threat to privacy and could be ex
Homeland Security Presidential Directive 24: Biometrics for Identification and Screening to Enhance National Security HSPD 24 This directive establishes a framework to ensure that Federal executive departments and agencies use mutually compatible
We contributed a modified version of Downsize D.C.'s action alert to OpEd news which is now equipped to reach the media and to send direct correspondence to congressional leaders in D.C. If you haven't sent your letter against the push for biometric
Law enforcement agents are following the rest of the Internet world into popular social-networking services, even going undercover with false online profiles to communicate with suspects and gather private information, according to an internal Justic
An Oregon Dept. of Trans. employee, who purchased several guns after being placed on leave, and who was said to be "disgruntled", was apprehended by a SWAT team after making legal purchases of guns.
And were are the environmentalists on this wanton waste of paper? We live in an age where the EPA is declaring the air that we exhale to be a dangerous pollutant, and proposing big new taxes and regulations making our lives more expensive and limiti
Fusion centers encourage corporate partners and local police alike to report activities such as people taking photographs. These “suspicious activity reports” (SARs) become data, waiting to be activated by an analyst working in the fusion center syst
Here is an example of the difference between America's prosperity and everyone else;...property rights.
The U.S. military monitored Planned Parenthood and a white supremacist group as part of the government’s security preparations for the 2002 Olympics in Utah, according to new documents released by the Department of Defense.
Rights? WHAT RIGHTS?!! "The subpoena was a blatant violation of Indymedia’s Constitutional rights, since the company was unable to consult an attorney due to the Justice Department request that the subpoena be kept secret."
The main topic of their report was a protest on January 25th in Austin, TX where a local gun show had been shut down.
Each survey had a serial number and most of my son’s classes have assigned seats. This allows for positive tracking. Our children are being intimidated behind closed doors and locked fences to answer personal questions, many of them about their
Can the FBI Secretly Track Your Cell Phone? The Justice Department is poised this week to publicly defend a little-known law-enforcement practice that critics say may be the "sleeper" privacy issue of the 21st century: the collection of cell-phone
By their fruits you will know them - Matthew 7:16 I will give you quotes from V.I. Lenin. Please contemplate the policy of the American Government which follows directly after the quote: * The surest way to destroy a nation is to debauch i
The Western world, from Australia to the United States, UK and parts of Europe, are moving in a unified front toward dictatorial Internet censorship. Australia has led the way, despite outcry from its populace.
So, we were having a fundraiser garage sale for We Are Change Austin the other day and one of the first people to come by gave me this business card for the latest greatest mlm pyramid scheme that he was promoting. It seemed rather odd so I did a pho
Some passengers at Heathrow and Manchester airports will have to go through full body scanners before boarding their flights under new rules. It is now compulsory for people selected for a scan to take part, or they will not be allowed to fly.
Should we force blood draws on all people for the war on drugs? It could save lives. Should we force open all homes for mandatory searches for the war on drugs, terror or any other criminal activity? It could save lives. Should we force people
Wise men of past generations studied humanity and the force of government. They have suffered from the dragon that once demanded our children and our treasure. If we would offer up a token to the dragon all would be fine. A tax here, a cherished righ
As the Mexican government's war on drugs continues to produce lackluster results, Mexico's ruling party is taking aim at a different enemy: Musicians.