Even More Military Equipment Being Sent To Local Police Forces

By: Tuesday August 5, 2014 8:11 am

Despite crime being on a steady decline for the past decade and the threat of international terrorism being wildly overstated, local police departments are stockpiling military grade weaponry. The militarization of police forces has become such a prominent phenomenon that the ACLU now dedicates a portion of its resources to studying the trend. Community policing [...]

Government Officials Hoping Terror Threat ‘Diverts Attention’ From NSA Spying Scandal

By: Tuesday August 6, 2013 9:43 am

In a troubling vindication for the cynics, it seems government officials in Washington are celebrating the recent announcement of a terror threat to US interests around the world as a happy distraction from the NSA spying scandal. From The New York Times: The United States intercepted electronic communications this week among senior operatives of Al [...]

An Open Letter To The Secret Service Regarding The Aaron Swartz File

By: Friday June 21, 2013 10:44 am

Dear Secret Service, Greetings. My name is Daniel Wright and my requester number is 20130429. I write you to express my dismay in how the Secret Service’s FOIA office has conducted itself in regards to my request for the Secret Service files on Aaron Swartz. A formal request under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) [...]

Homeland Security Shuts Down Bitcoin Use By Startup Company

By: Wednesday May 15, 2013 10:59 am

Thou shalt have no other gods before me. The State may have started the ball rolling on bringing an end to Bitcoins in America with Iowa based startup Dwolla. The virtual crypto-currency has been a thorn in the government’s side ever since the currency crossed the billion dollar mark. People have been operating businesses outside [...]

Obama On The Verge Of Supporting End Of 4th Amendment On The Internet

By: Wednesday May 8, 2013 5:53 am

The FBI has long been searching for a way to bypass the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution which they have claimed makes their job difficult, increasingly so in the information age. Previously the FBI just broke the law and hoped it would not get caught, now the agency wants a patina of legality to [...]

Saudis Explicitly Warned U.S. Intelligence Agencies About Tamerlan Tsarnaev

By: Wednesday May 1, 2013 5:36 am

Update: The government has officially denied the report is true for whatever that is worth. More evidence is accumulating that the Boston Bombing was entirely preventable. Despite spending more money since 9/11 on Homeland Security than was spent on the New Deal, the same problems that helped caused 9/11 still exist, namely, intelligence agencies dropping [...]

“Homeland Security” Spending Overtakes New Deal

By: Monday April 29, 2013 7:58 am

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself and we are apparently very afraid. The ever mutating concept of “homeland security” has garnered more public funds since 9/11 than President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal. Pretty amazing, who knew fighting phantoms could be so expensive? For decades, the Department of Defense has met this [...]

Boston Bombing Intelligence Failure Possibly Due To Overly Expansive Terrorist Database

By: Friday April 26, 2013 10:32 am

The government’s potential terrorist list includes a stunning 450,000 people. More than the security services can keep track off apparently as it seems one of the Boston Bombing suspects had been included prior to the Boston Marathon Bombing. The name of one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, was listed on the U.S. [...]

New Documents Reveal DHS Routinely Spies On Peaceful Americans

By: Friday April 5, 2013 8:35 am

If you are going to have an extremely unequal society, you better have a police state. And guess what? We do. New documents received by the Partnership For Civil Justice Fund reveal that the Department of Homeland Security routinely spies on peaceful activists as a matter of policy. Government documents obtained by the Partnership for [...]

As Government Hypes “Cyberthreat” Private Companies Try To Cash In

By: Wednesday March 13, 2013 10:06 am

We don’t want the smoking gun to be a 404 message. Recently the White House and Pentagon have kicked their program to terrorize sow fear into the general population with the threat of “cyberterrorism” into high gear. In fact, now the cyber threat is a bigger threat than actual terrorism. Some even insist that instead [...]

DHS Releases Video On Responding To Mass Shootings

By: Wednesday January 2, 2013 10:38 am

The Department Of Homeland Security in Alabama has released a video on responding to a mass shooting. The video called Run, Hide, Fight has some interesting instructions: Occasionally life feels more like an action movie than reality… There a three things you could do to make a difference: run, hide, fight… Always try to escape [...]

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