For many years, I've forecasted that the US will evolve into a police state; that it will begin slowly; then as more and more freedoms are removed, the creation of the police state will accelerate.
We're still grappling with the blowback that comes with allowing freedom to be eviscerated in exchange for the false promise of "security."
"Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same in any
"We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution." -- Abraham Lincoln
A few years back, I (and many others) picked up on an emerging trend which has only intensified over time: the framing of "domestic terrorists" (meaning, in practice, any political opponents of the Deep State/Brandon regime) as something on par with
When the Patriot Act was rammed through in the aftermath of 9/11, lubricated by a fresh round of fear courtesy of the Dark Winter anthrax letters, civil liberties advocates and even a few politicians warned it would spell the end of freedom in Americ
The USA PATRIOT Act is a textbook example of how the United States federal government expands its power.
With the fall of Afghanistan, let's review the history since our privacy loss was directly tied to Afghanistan and terrorism. Another excuse coming for more surveillance?
It's been obvious for a long time that the best way to stop the rise of right-wing extremism in America that everyone's so worried about today is not to pass a bunch of authoritarian laws...
The Patriot Act 2 is on the way, from the same author behind the smash-hit original
As with everything else, the government is making the coronavirus outbreak much worse. Rep. Thomas Massie, one of the few original thinkers in the US House believes government should step out of the way and let the free market address demands for thi
Three provisions of the USA PATRIOT Act are set to expire on March 15th and many in Congress are scrambling to keep government surveillance of innocent Americans alive. Others are pushing for reform. We are pushing for euthanasia. Today we look at wh
"It is the responsibility of the patriot to protect his country from its government."--Thomas Paine
The Patriot Act was a watershed for Technocrats as it has enabled total surveillance. It has changed the entire law enforcement culture and practice in America. Moreover, this happened right under America's nose because everyone was focused on i
While Congress subjects the nation to its impeachment-flavored brand of bread-and-circus politics, our civil liberties continue to die a slow, painful death by a thousand cuts.
...Data Collection Provisions of the Patriot Act
While the media and American public remain glued to the ongoing impeachment circus, Congress hid an extension of the Patriot Act on page 25 of a "must pass" continuing resolution. The move was bipartisan and widely supported.
Welcome back to New World Next Week ?" the video series from Corbett Report and Media Monarchy that covers some of the most important developments in open source intelligence news.
Dubbed "The Surge," President Trump through his Attorney General have sent notice to law enforcement across the country that they need to be even MORE militarized and must receive more training on how to identify and punish Americans for crimes they
The F.B.I. has used secret subpoenas to obtain personal data from far more companies than previously disclosed, newly released documents show.
Whenever Congress does something unanimously (or nearly so) you can rest assured it's in their interests, not ours.