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|Anthony Martin -- The Examiner -- June 9, 2012
New information confirms extensive Obama spying on Americans
New information published today by Politico confirms previously reported news stories indicating extensive spying on Americans by the Obama Administration and the President's reelection campaign. -- The Obama campaign employs over 150 "techies" who do nothing but "peel back the layers" of the lives of citizens. According to Politico these techies know what citizens read, where they shop, what kind of work they do..."
|WUSA-TV -- Washington -- May 24, 2012
Groups concerned over arming of domestic drones
With the use of domestic drones increasing, concern has not just come up over privacy issues, but also over the potential use of lethal force by the unmanned aircraft. -- Drones have been used overseas to target and kill high-level terror leaders and are also being used along the U.S.-Mexico border in the battle against illegal immigration. But now, these drones are starting to be used domestically at an increasing rate...
|Anthony Martin -- The Examiner -- May 18, 2012
Feds threaten to raid summer concerts to seize guitars
The Obama Administration is once again poised to begin harassing Gibson Guitars of Nashville, Tennessee, this time taking its grievances with the company to musicians and fans at summer concerts across the nation. -- Administration officials have threatened to raid summer concerts in order to seize what it deems to be illegal guitars made from wood that has been banned...
|Anthony Martin -- The Examiner -- May 17, 2012
Armed environmental police shut down ice cream stand
Armed environmental police officers shut down a popular long-running ice cream stand in Massachusetts over the weekend and stood guard to make sure potential customers were turned away. -- The officers claimed that the operator had failed to secure construction permits to make improvements to the stand. -- But operator Mark Duffy, who has leased the property from the state for 26 years, says that he has never been required to...
|Associated Press -- May 4, 2012
Big Sis rolls out surveillance drones
Seattle -- The federal government's unmanned drones patrolling the U.S.-Canadian border are venturing into Washington's airspace. -- In testimony before a U.S. Senate panel last week, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said northern border surveillance using unmanned aerial aircraft now expands from North Dakota to Eastern Washington...
|Dr. Paul Craig Roberts -- Centre for Research on Globalization -- May 3, 2012
Trials without crimes or evidence
Andy Worthington is a superb reporter who has specialized in providing the facts of the US government's illegal abuse of "detainees," against whom no evidence exists. In an effort to create evidence, the US government has illegally resorted to torture. Torture produces false confessions, plea bargains, and false testimony against others in order to escape further torture...
|London Daily Mail -- April 24, 2012
Is there a drone in your neighborhood?
There are at least 63 active drone sites around the U.S, federal authorities have been forced to reveal following a landmark Freedom of Information lawsuit. -- The unmanned planes some of which may have been designed to kill terror suspects are being launched from locations in 20 states. -- Most of the active drones are deployed from military installations, enforcement agencies and border patrol teams...
|Alternet -- April 2, 2012
New U.S domestic spy program takes 'neighborhood watch' to scary new level
Crime in Los Angeles is a gritty enterprise, and donning an LAPD badge has historically involved getting your hands dirty. Long before the New York Police Department was spying on Muslim students, the LAPD was running a large-scale domestic spy operation in the 1970s and '80s, snooping on and infiltrating more than 200 political, labor and civic organizations including the office of then Mayor Tom Bradley...
|Jesse Ventura -- LewRockwell.com -- March 31, 2012
The Big Brother conspiracy
They're watching us from above, below and inside our wallets. Next will be from under our skin. They track our every move to make sure we don't step out of line. Jesse Ventura and his team investigate a nationwide group known as "InfraGard" - a partnership between the FBI and private citizens recruited to spy on friends, neighbors, and coworkers. Through an advanced network of cameras and detection equipment available...
|WND.com -- March 25, 2012
Lawmaker warns of 'disagreeing with government'
A Missouri state lawmaker says it's a scary time in America, especially if you're not fully on board with Washington's socialist-leaning agenda. -- "It's kind of a dangerous time for people in America who might wind up disagreeing with the government," Missouri Rep. Paul Curtman said during a conference telephone call regarding organized opposition for the National Defense Authorization Act.
|Andrew P. Napolitano -- LewRockwell.com -- March 15, 2012
Can the Secret Service tell you to shut up?
The First Amendment to the Constitution prohibits the government from infringing upon the freedom of speech, the freedom of association and the freedom to petition the government for a redress of grievances. Speech is language and other forms of expression; and association and petition connote physical presence in reasonable proximity to those of like mind and to government officials, so as to make your opinions known...
|Intel Hub -- March 8, 2012
Privacy Nightmare: McCain bill could have military monitor the Internet
The message still hasn't sunk in. Congress is proposing yet another law to monitor your activities on the Internet Here's the ACLU's take on John McCain's new cybersecurity bill: "This is a privacy nightmare that will eventually result in the military substantially monitoring the domestic, civilian Internet." --- There's a power struggle brewing over cybersecurity, with two Senate factions butting heads...
|Mac Slavo -- SHTFPlan.com -- March 1, 2012
More outrageous tyranny from Washington
It seems like every day brings us one step closer to a totalitarian police state, and today is no exception. -- The Daily Crux and Economic Policy Journal have reported on a little known bill that was overwhelmingly approved by the House of Representatives (H.R. 347 vote tally 388-3) and the Senate (S.1794 passed with unanimous consent, no voting records were kept of which Senators approved)... [Related item]
|End of the American Dream -- February 29, 2012
Signs that America has become a place where most everything is illegal
Do you think that you are free? Most Americans would still probably answer "yes" to that question, but is that really the case? In the film Edge of Darkness, Mel Gibson stated that "everything is illegal in Massachusetts". Well, the same could pretty much be said for the United States as a whole. Our lives are governed by millions of laws, rules and regulations and more are being piled on all the time...
|Shepard Ambellas -- The Intel Hub -- February 23, 2012
CFR-backed cyber security shill pushes for police state
Cyber security is becoming an increasingly dangerous issue from several perspectives --- not only from an actual security standpoint, but from the aspect that new laws can be manipulated (by the powers that be) to limit internet and file / information sharing as well as access amongst the general populace. -- CFR backed figurehead Eric Fischer, Senior Specialist in Science and Technology...
|Robert M. McDonnell -- Wall Street Journal -- February 22, 2012
The U.N. threat to Internet freedom
On Feb. 27, a diplomatic process will begin in Geneva that could result in a new treaty giving the United Nations unprecedented powers over the Internet. Dozens of countries, including Russia and China, are pushing hard to reach this goal by year's end. As Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said last June, his goal and that of his allies is to establish "international control over the Internet"...
|The Blaze -- February 15, 2012
Food police strike in North Carolina
A North Carolina mom is irate after her four-year-old daughter returned home late last month with an uneaten lunch the mother had packed for the girl earlier that day. But she wasn't mad because the daughter decided to go on a hunger strike. Instead, the reason the daughter didn't eat her lunch is because someone at the school determined the lunch wasn't healthy enough and sent it back home. -- Yes, you read that right...
|Rasmussen Reports -- February 13, 2012
Voters are gung-ho for use of drones but not over the U.S.
Voters strongly approve of President Obama's decision to use unmanned drones to go after terrorists, but they're much less excited about the use of such aircraft for surveillance on the home front. -- The president recently acknowledged that the United States has a secret drone program for killing al-Qaeda and Taliban terrorists, and the latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that...
|Paul Joseph Watson -- Infowars -- Austin, Texas -- February 11, 2012
The state has declared war on the American people
With the announcement that 30,000 drones are expected to fill American skies within ten years, the U.S. government has officially declared war on the American people, turning to technology normally used to hunt down insurgents abroad as the whole arsenal of the war on terror is re-focused domestically. -- "The Federation Aviation Administration said up to 30,000 drones could be in airspace..."
|Washington Times -- February 8, 2012
Drones over U.S. get OK by Congress
Look! Up in the sky! Is it a bird? Is it a plane? It's ... a drone, and it's watching you. That's what privacy advocates fear from a bill Congress passed this week to make it easier for the government to fly unmanned spy planes in U.S. airspace. -- The FAA Reauthorization Act, which President Obama is expected to sign, also orders the Federal Aviation Administration to develop regulations for the testing... [Related item]
|Prison Planet -- Austin, Texas -- February 7, 2012
FBI: Paying cash for a cup of coffee a 'potential indicator of terrorist activity'
An FBI advisory aimed at Internet Cafe owners instructs businesses to report people who regularly use cash to pay for their coffee as potential terrorists. -- The flyer, issued under the FBI's Communities Against Terrorism (CAT) program, lists examples of "suspicious activity" and then encourages businesses to gather information about individuals and report them to the authorities...
|Activist Post -- February 6, 2012
25 reports that can put you on the terror watch list
A concerted effort has been afoot for some time to merge local police with federal authorities to respond to the implementation of citizen spy "snitch" programs. This has been best illustrated by the role of threat fusion centers, which are integrating data from public and private sources alike -- even universities. -- The FBI has now made public their "Communities Against Terrorism" Suspicious Activity Reporting flyers...
|Prison Planet -- Austin, Texas -- February 5, 2012
Congress welcomes drones into American skies ASAP
The stage has already been set and played upon for divisions of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to patrol and strike undeclared war zones abroad. -- Even though lip service has been paid to express minor outrage over villages bombed in Pakistan, Yemen, Somalia, or someplace "over there," there has been relatively little true outrage by countries heretofore unaffected by computer bombing raids upon their own Homeland...
|Paul Craig Roberts -- Op-Ed News -- January 30, 2012
Big Brother Internet
Do you remember the Safe-Cyber instructions they taught you in the mandatory Computer Ed class (operated by the National Institute of Standards and Technology)? First you fire up your Secured Computing Device (SCD) and its hardware token authenticator. -- Then you enter the six-digit algorithmically generated password displayed (a new one flashes every 60 seconds) and are asked to supply your biometric identifier...
|Infowars -- Austin, Texas -- January 26, 2012
Obama signs global Internet treaty worse than SOPA
Months before the debate about Internet censorship raged as SOPA and PIPA dominated the concerns of web users, President Obama signed an international treaty that would allow companies in China or any other country in the world to demand ISPs remove web content in the US with no legal oversight whatsoever. -- The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement was signed by Obama on October 1 2011...
|Infowars -- Austin, Texas -- January 25, 2012
Shock Docs: Total federalization of police under new DHS mission
A new white paper presented to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence carves out an 'evolving mission' for Homeland Security that moves away from fighting terrorism and towards growing a vast domestic intelligence apparatus that would expand integration with local/state agencies and private-public partnerships already underway via regional fusion centers...
|The Corbett Report -- January 18, 2012
Police State International: The globalization of control
With the National Defense Authorization Act, the Enemy Expatriation Act, and other startling measures by the US government to crack down on their own population making headlines around the world at the moment, the idea of an American police state is becoming all too familiar a tale. -- Less examined, however, are the international aspects of this encroaching police state, a high-tech 21st century control grid...
|Chuck Baldwin -- Infowars -- Austin, Texas -- January 13, 2012
First NDAA, now Enemy Expatriation Act
On the heels of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), otherwise known as the "Indefinite Detention Act," comes another draconian bill designed to give the federal government the power to turn American citizens into enemies of the state for virtually any reason it deems necessary. Stephen D. Foster, Jr. has the story...
|RT -- January 12, 2012
Homeland Security monitors journalists
Freedom of speech might allow journalists to get away with a lot in America, but the Department of Homeland Security is on the ready to make sure that the government is keeping [tabs] on who is saying what. -- Under the National Operations Center (NOC)'s Media Monitoring Initiative that came out of DHS headquarters in November, Washington has the written permission to retain data on users of social media... [Related item]
|The Intel Hub -- January 12, 2012
WordPress comes out against SOPA Internet censorship bill
WordPress, the website and blogging platform with over 60 million users, has publicly come out against the Stop Online Piracy Act. -- Tens of thousands of Web sites. as well as major players such as Google and Facebook, have already spoken out against this internet censorship bill and now, with internet powerhouse WordPress doing the same, it is only a matter of time before this bill is 100% defeated...
|London Daily Mail -- December 28, 2011
Tweeting the words 'illegal immigrant' could mean your Twitter account is read by U.S. government spies
...The DHS outlined plans to scans blogs, Twitter and Facebook for words such as 'illegal immigrant', 'outbreak', 'drill', 'strain', 'virus', 'recovery', 'deaths', 'collapse', 'human to animal' and 'trojan', according to an 'impact asssessment' document filed by the agency. -- When its search tools net an account using the phrases, they record personal information...
|Charlotte (NC) Observer -- December 27, 2011
TSA screenings aren't just at airports anymore
Rick Vetter was rushing to board the Amtrak train in Charlotte on a recent Sunday afternoon when a canine officer suddenly blocked the way. Three federal air marshals in bulletproof vests and two officers trained to spot suspicious behavior watched closely as Seiko, a German shepherd, nosed Vetter's trousers for chemical traces of a bomb. Radiation detectors carried by the marshals scanned the 57-year-old lawyer...
|Daily Caller -- December 27, 2011
For 2012, TSA expands to train stations, ferry docks, subways
The Transportation Security Administration had quite a year of free publicity in 2011, including headline-grabbing news of agents groping grandmas, fondling supermodels, joking about passengers' "junk" while virtually disrobing them and pilfering possessions from luggage. -- In 2012, the agency is planning to expand its operations at train stations, subway stations, ferry docks and other transportation hubs...
|Salem (Oregon) News -- December 27, 2011
Montanans launch recall of senators who approved NDAA military detention
Helena -- Moving quickly on Christmas Day after the US Senate voted 86 - 14 to pass the National Defense Authorization Act of 2011 (NDAA) which allows for the indefinite military detention of American citizens without charge or trial, Montanans have announced the launch of recall campaigns against Senators Max Baucus and Jonathan Tester, who voted for the bill...
|The Hill -- Washington -- December 27, 2011
Rep. Paul says defense bill assures 'descent into totalitarianism'
GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul warned that the National Defense Authorization Act, which was passed by Congress this month, will accelerate the country's "slip into tyranny" and virtually assures "our descent into totalitarianism." -- "The founders wanted to set a high bar for the government to overcome in order to deprive an individual of life or liberty," Paul, the libertarian congressman, said Monday...
|Ron Paul -- December 27, 2011
The NDAA repeals more rights
Little by little, in the name of fighting terrorism, our Bill of Rights is being repealed. The 4th amendment has been rendered toothless by the PATRIOT Act. No more can we truly feel secure in our persons, houses, papers, and effects when now there is an exception that fits nearly any excuse for our government to search and seize our property. Of course, the vast majority of Americans may say...
|Madison Ruppert -- Intel Hub -- December 23, 2011
Psychological preparedness for the New World Order
Given the current developments in the United States with the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Fiscal Year 2012 and the indefinite detention provisions contained therein, I think taking some time to cover psychological preparedness is incredibly important. -- Usually, whenever someone speaks of preparedness, they mean physical preparedness and thus taking measures like securing food, water, protection...
|Madison Ruppert -- Intel Hub -- December 23, 2011
When will the hammer drop now that all pieces are in place?
Over the past few months, those who have been paying attention have witnessed some of the most disturbing developments in modern American history unfold at breakneck speed. -- This includes the explicit codification of indefinite detention without charge or trial as well as rendition under the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Fiscal Year 2012, the KBR move to create a team of sub-contractors to...
|Scott Lazarowitz -- LewRockwell.com -- December 23, 2011
Obama's FEMA camps and the deaths of Vaclav Havel and Kim Jong-Il
According to this article and this article, Obama's FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) is getting camps ready for not only the post-economic collapse, but for political dissidents and critics of government criminality. This will be made possible by Congress's just having codified into law Obama's dictatorship by giving him the power to treasonously turn the military against the American people...
|RT -- December 23, 2011
We could be transferred to foreign prisons under NDAA
If you're upset that congressional approval of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 can send you away to military prisons and be tortured in America, don't worry it could be worse. -- The US could send you somewhere else. -- No, really. They could. And they can. Anywhere else, too. Really. -- While the bill that left Capitol Hill last week and awaits authorization from US President Barack Obama...
|Prison Planet -- Austin, Texas -- December 23, 2011
Congress to fund massive expansion of TSA checkpoints
Congress is set to give the green light on funding for a massive expansion of TSA checkpoints, with the federal agency already responsible for over 9,000 such checkpoints in the last year amidst increased fears America is turning into a police state following the passage of the 'indefinite detention' bill. -- The increase in funding has nothing to do with the TSA's role in airports...
|William Norman Grigg -- December 19, 2011
Send in the Drones: The predator state goes domestic
"Eventually, we'll have to put an end to this, one way or another." -- Sheriff Kelly Janke of North Dakota's Nelson County uttered that ominous sentence in mid-September, during what the local media giddily described as a stand-off with local farmer Rodney Brossart and his family. By that time, Sheriff Janke, with the help of the Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Air Force, had already run the table...
|The Intel Hub -- December 18, 2011
Congress declares 'offensive' war on the Internet in NDAA
Just when you thought the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) couldn't possibly be more dangerous than has already been exposed with its declaration of global war, Martial Law, legalized bestiality, indefinite detention of Americans, and the $662 billion more spent; it has now been revealed that it also serves as a declaration of offensive cyber war...
|Shaun Waterman -- Washington Times -- December 7, 2011
U.S., Microsoft to meet Chinese Web regulators
Microsoft and the State Department are under fire for their participation in a closed-door Internet conference this week organized with the architects of China's repressive policies of Web self-censorship and surveillance. -- The fifth annual U.S.-China Internet Industry Forum, which will be held Wednesday and Thursday at the Renaissance hotel in downtown D.C., is co-sponsored by Microsoft and the Internet Society of China...
|Infowars -- Austin, Texas -- October 28, 2011
DHS announces Halloween checkpoints to 'keep children safe'
Following the announcement that TSA agents would be involved in manning highway checkpoints in Tennessee, the State's Homeland Security Commissioner said yesterday that a raft of new "security checkpoints" would be in place over the Halloween period to "keep roadways safe for trick-or-treaters." -- Well, if it's 'for the children', who are we to kick up a fuss?
|The Dollar Vigilante -- October 27, 2011
U.S. quickly becoming a third world police state
As a P.T. (often referred to as perpetual traveller, permanent tourist or prior taxpayer), I have travelled to nearly 100 countries. During those travels there has always been one defining moment, upon entry into a country, which shows that the country is what is generally thought of as a "third world country". -- It is the moment when, upon arrival, you are charged a fee to enter the country...
|Infowars -- Austin, Texas -- October 26, 2011
New street lights to have "Homeland Security" applications
New street lights that include "Homeland Security" applications including speaker systems, motion sensors and video surveillance are now being rolled out with the aid of government funding. -- The Intellistreets system comprises of a wireless digital infrastructure that allows street lights to be controlled remotely by means of a ubiquitous wi-fi link...
|Infowars -- Austin, Texas -- October 11, 2011
VeriSign demands power to kill "abusive Web sites
The global authority over all .com domain names, VeriSign, is demanding the power to terminate websites deemed "abusive" when ordered to by government without a court order or any kind of oversight whatsoever. -- "The company said today it wants to be able to enforce the "denial, cancellation or transfer of any registration" in any of a laundry list of scenarios...
|Declan McCullagh -- CNET -- October 8, 2011
DHS moves forward with 'pre-crime' detection
An internal U.S. Department of Homeland Security document indicates that a controversial program designed to predict whether a person will commit a crime is already being tested on some members of the public voluntarily, CNET has learned. -- If this sounds a bit like the Tom Cruise movie called "Minority Report," or the CBS drama "Person of Interest," it is... [See Big Brother Watch - Obama Watch - NWO Treason Watch]
|Johnathan Turley -- Los Angeles Times -- October 2, 2011
Our civil liberties have taken a beating, and Obama piling on
With the 2012 presidential election before us, the country is again caught up in debating national security issues, our continuing wars and the threat of terrorism. There is one related subject, however, that is rarely mentioned: civil liberties. -- Protecting individual rights and liberties --- apart from the right to be tax-free --- seems barely relevant...
|Tony Cartalucci -- Prison Planet -- Austin, Texas -- October 1, 2011
Corporate-fascist military coup brewing in the United States?
The US intelligence community, in conjunction with Wall Street corporate-financier interests, have spent an inordinate amount of time positioning themselves for a possible military coup and martial law take over of the United States. This is being done under the guise of the fraudulent "War on Terror" as preparation for a very real and inevitable economic collapse... [See Obama Watch]
|James Bamford -- Politico -- September 10, 2011
Post-September 11, NSA 'enemies' include us
Somewhere between Sept. 11 and today, the enemy morphed from a handful of terrorists to the American population at large, leaving us nowhere to run and no place to hide. -- Within weeks of the attacks, the giant ears of the National Security Agency, always pointed outward toward potential enemies, turned inward on the American public itself... [See NWO Treason Watch]
|USA Today -- August 4, 2011
Web tracking has become a privacy time bomb
The coolest free stuff on the Internet actually comes at a notable price: your privacy. -- For more than a decade, tracking systems have been taking note of where you go and what you search for on the Web --- without your permission. And today many of the personal details you voluntarily divulge on popular websites and social networks are being similarly tracked and analyzed... [See Big Brother Watch - Obama Watch - NWO Treason Watch]
|Kelly Holt -- The New American -- August 2, 2011
ATF to investigate purchasers of two or more rifles in five-day period
Two weeks ago, concerned about news reports that President Obama would order the investigation of citizens buying two or more rifles at a time, a licensed Texas gun dealer contacted his local Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) official to find out if the reports were true, so he could be in compliance... [See Gun Grabbers]
|David DeGraw -- Amped Status -- August 2, 2011
Big Brother to watch every move every American makes on the Internet
Big Brother just got an injection of steroids. A House panel approved legislation, pushed by the DoJ, which will require internet ISPs to record and save every move every American makes on the internet. In true Orwellian fashion, this is happening under the guise of protecting children from porn, this bill is called... [See Big Sis Watch - Obama Watch]
|PC World -- August 1, 2011
ISP data-retention bill rankles privacy advocates
A proposed law designed to fight child pornography has rankled privacy advocates because it would require Internet service providers to keep 12-month logs of customers' names, credit card information, and other identifying information that are tied to temporarily assigned network addresses... [See Big Brother Watch -- Obama Watch -- Big Sis Watch -- NWO Treason Watch]
|Jim Kouri, CPP -- The Examiner -- July 21, 2011
House committee passes "See Something, Say Something" lawsuit protection
The House Judiciary Committee yesterday approved legislation to better protect citizens who report suspicious activity indicating possible terror activity. -- The See Something, Say Something Act (H.R. 963) expands protections against lawsuits for individuals who report suspicious terrorist-related activity... [See Big Brother Watch - Big Sis Watch - Obama Watch]
|Prison Planet -- Austin, Texas -- July 13, 2011
Mom arrested after refusing TSA molestation of daughter
Andrea Fornella Abbott of Clarksville, Tennessee, was arrested by Nashville airport authorities after she refused to let the TSA fondle her daughter. -- Abbott said she did not want her daughter to be "touched inappropriately" or have her "crotch grabbed," according to a police report... [See Big Brother Watch - Big Sis Watch - Obama Watch]
|John W. Whitehead -- NJToday.net -- July 8, 2011
VIPR Searches and the American Citizen: 'Dominate. Intimidate. Control.'
The transition to a police state will not come about with a dramatic coup d'etat, with battering rams and marauding militia. As we have experienced first-hand in recent years, it will creep in softly, one violation at a time, until suddenly you find yourself being subjected to random patdowns and security sweeps during your morning commute to work or quick trip to the shopping mall... [See Big Brother Watch -- Obama Watch -- Big Sis Watch -- NWO Treason Watch]
||Broward / Palm Beach New Times -- July 8, 2011
TSA groper caught with stolen iPad in pants
While most Transportation Security Administration employees are busy groping people or taking naked pictures of them, the cops say one of those employees was putting fliers' electronics down his pants. -- The Broward Sheriff's Office says 30-year-old Nelson Santiago stole around $50,000 worth of electronics...
|Prison Planet -- Austin, Texas -- July 5, 2011
Libertarian Party asks Florida sherriffs to arrest TSA agents
The Libertarian Party of Florida has written to the sheriff of every county in the state demanding that they arrest any TSA agent who conducts an "enhanced" pat-down on charges of sexual battery. -- "We, The People of the State of Florida must turn to you as our last line of defense against a federal government that is usurping authority and ignoring the rule of law." [See Big Brother Watch - Big Sis Watch - Obama Watch]
|Prison Planet -- Austin, Texas
Ron Paul goes after the much despised TSA
In the wake of last week's demise of the effort on behalf of Texas lawmakers to criminalize TSA transgressions, Congressman Ron Paul has taken up the cause, once again proving he is the only serious presidential candidate when it comes to protecting the liberties of Americans... [See Big Brother Watch -- Obama Watch -- Big Sis Watch -- NWO Treason Watch]
|Keith Johnson - American Free Press -- July 3, 2011
People rise up against the out-of-control TSA
Though it has been a slow and often arduous task, American populists leading the revolt against the intrusive pat-downs and cancer inducing body scanners of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) have made significant headway in recent months. What began as a grassroots insurrection against governmental abuse has now attracted the support of state and federal legislators... [See Big Brother Watch - Big Sis Watch - Obama Watch]
|WorldNetDaily.com -- June 29, 2011
The feckless Obama Regime wants to track YOU!
The federal government is arguing before the U.S. Supreme Court that police investigators and other authorities should be allowed to track American citizens in the U.S. to develop the "probable cause" needed for search warrants and other investigative tools. -- But a team of civil-rights experts says such permission would pose a grave danger to freedom-loving citizens... [See Obama Watch - NWO Watch - Big Brother Watch]
|Infowars -- Austin, Texas -- June 23, 2011
Obama Regime aims to take legal action against Texas groping ban
With a bill that would ban invasive TSA pat downs in Texas set to be heard by the state legislature on Friday, the federal agency has indicated that it will take legal action to prevent the law being implemented, indicating that the government could once again resort to threatening Texas with a blockade that would impose a de facto "no fly zone" over the state... [See Big Brother Watch -- Obama Watch - AG Watch]
|Jim Kouri, CPP -- The Examiner -- June 7, 2011
Congressman blasts airport security and screeners
A top Republican congressman on transportation safety and security issues blasted the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) on Friday for its federal workforce of airport screeners or Transportation Security Officers (TSOs). -- There's been growing anger regarding allegations that TSA screeners have conducted inappropriate pat downs of airline passengers... [See Big Brother Watch -- Obama Watch -- Big Sis Watch]
|Rasmussen Reports -- June 3, 2011
53% view government as threat to individual rights
Over half (53%) of Americans now believe the federal government is more of a threat to individual rights than a protector. -- The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that just 33% of Adults believe the government is more of a protector of those rights. Fourteen percent (14%) are not sure... [See Big Brother Watch -- Obama Watch -- NWO Treason Watch]
|WJZ-TV -- Baltimore -- June 2, 2011
MTA goons cite Patriot Act, detain man for taking pictures
The Maryland Transit Administration says more training may be called for after three MTA officers detained a man for taking pictures at a light rail station. -- According to the ACLU, this isn't the first time MTA Police have overstepped their bounds. -- In a YouTube posting, Christopher Fussell left the camera rolling when he was confronted by three MTA officers... [See Big Brother Watch]
|End of the American Dream -- May 31, 2011
Signs the world is being transformed into a Big Brother prison grid
Do you want your children and grandchildren to live in a futuristic "big brother" control grid where everything they do is watched, recorded, tracked and tightly controlled? Well, that is exactly where things are headed. We witnessed some really bad totalitarian regimes during the 20th century, but what is coming is going to be far more restrictive than any of the despots of the past ever dreamed was possible... [See Big Brother Watch -- Obama Watch -- Big Sis Watch]
|Infowars -- Austin, Texas -- May 27, 2011
Utah to follow Texas lead in TSA grope-down revolt
Utah looks likely to be the next state to follow the example set by Texas in attempting to make TSA grope downs a felony. -- Rep. Carl Wimmer, R-Herriman has introduced a bill into the Utah House of Representatives that would ensure TSA agents would have to abide by the same Fourth Amendment limits that police do when performing searches on Americans... [See Big Brother Watch -- Obama Watch -- Big Sis Watch -- NWO Treason Watch]
|Prison Planet -- Austin, Texas -- May 26, 2011
Privacy group sues Big Sis over secretive mobile body scanners
Previously released Federal documents show that the Department of Homeland Security is actively moving to install radiation firing naked body scanners in all manner of public places, beyond the nation's airports. However, the agency is refusing to release further details on the program... [See Big Sis Watch -- Big Brother Watch -- NWO Treason Watch]
|Infowars -- Austin, Texas -- May 26, 2011
Sen. Wyden reveals secret government surveillance grid
In an interview with Wired, Sen. Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat, adds yet more confirmation to what many of us have known for years the government has built a secret surveillance structure far more portentous and dangerous than anything devised by the PATRIOT Act now up for renewal... [See Big Brother Watch & Obama Watch]
|Texas Tribune -- Austin -- May 26, 2011
Fed threat shuts down TSA "groping" bill in Texas
A threat from the federal government to shut down Texas airports or cancel flights may have killed legislation by Tea Party conservatives in the Texas Capitol to prohibit federal Transportation Security Administration agents from conducting "invasive searches." -- "I don't cave in to heavy handed threats by the federal government," said an angry Sen. Dan Patrick... [See Big Brother Watch -- Obama Watch -- Big Sis Watch]
|Rebel News -- May 25, 2011
Financial Terrorism: TSA holds Texas flights hostage
An astounding Department of Justice threat to cancel airline flights to and from Texas, in addition to underhanded lobbying by TSA representatives, has killed efforts in the state to pass HB 1937, a bill that would have made invasive pat downs by TSA agents a felony... [See Big Brother Watch -- Obama Watch -- Big Sis Watch]
|Prison Planet -- Austin, Texas -- May 25, 2011
Not enjoying TSA grope-down is a suspicious activity
The TSA wants you know that should you express any kind of dissatisfaction at having to be prodded, groped or forced through a radiation firing naked body scanner, you will be treated as suspicious. -- Even if you merely frown or display any other negative facial expression at the prospect of having your private areas frisked by a uniformed government employee, you will be considered irregular... [See Big Brother Watch -- Obama Watch -- Big Sis Watch -- NWO Treason Watch]
|Brenda Walker -- VDare.com -- May 24, 2011
Free Food Nation -- (Immigrants welcome, of course)
You could be forgiven for missing the signing ceremony of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act, coming as it did during the crazed Lame Duck December, when a year's worth of postponed legislation was crammed into a few weeks. The event didn't get much media coverage, partially because the cost was only $4.5 billion -- a paltry sum... [See Obama Watch & Big Brother Watch]
|WorldNetDaily.com -- May 17, 2011
Obama's face soon to pop up on your cell phone
Your attention please. This IS an alert ... about a federal PLAN that has stirred up considerable controversy in a climate of deep distrust of Washington, D.C. -- Some are comparing "The PLAN" to the ubiquitous "Big Brother telescreen" that ruled the lives of those who lived in the nightmarish world of George Orwell's "1984."
|Associated Press -- May 13, 2011
Texas House bans offensive security pat-downs
The Texas House passed a bill that would make it a criminal offense for public servants to inappropriately touch travelers during airport security pat-downs. -- Approved late Thursday night, the measure makes it illegal for anyone conducting searches to touch... [See Obama Watch - Big Sis Watch - Big Brother Watch - NWO Treason Watch]
|Kurt Nimmo-- Prison Planet -- Austin, Texas -- May 9, 2011
Schumer calls for train station gestapo zones
New York senator Charles Schumer is calling for no ride lists for Amtrak similar to the no fly lists currently used in the nation's airports. -- "Anyone, even a member of al-Qaida could purchase a train ticket and board an Amtrak train without so much as a question asked," Schumer said. "So that's why I'm calling for the creation of an Amtrak no ride list..." [See Big Brother Watch]
|Rasmussen Reports -- May 7, 2011
57% believe America has changed for the worse since 9/11
The killing of Osama bin Laden brought back memories of September 11, 2001 for many, and, just a few months short of the 10th anniversary of those horrendous events, most Americans believe the attacks changed the country for the worse... [See Obama Watch - Big Sis Watch - Big Bro Watch - AG Watch - NWO Treason Watch - Free Speech Watch]
|Now the End Begins -- April 21, 2011
Chip-enabled national ID card to start in May, 2011
Someone said to me one time, "oh you conspiracy people, you just like stirring people up." Well, I must admit, I do enjoy "stirring people up" if it's a means of motivating someone to wake up and see the walls closing in around them so they have a chance to do something about it before it's too late. For years now, rumors of the National ID Card... [See Obama Watch -- NWO Treason Watch]
|theNewspaper.com -- April 20, 2011
Police search cell phones without warrants during traffic stops
The Michigan State Police have a high-tech mobile forensics device that can be used to extract information from cell phones belonging to motorists stopped for minor traffic violations. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Michigan last Wednesday demanded that state officials stop stonewalling freedom of information requests for information on the program... [See Police State Watch]
|Paul Joseph Watson -- Prison Planet -- Austin, Texas -- January 31, 2011
Kill Switch: Obama Regime fears Egypt-style revolt In U.S.
The Obama administration is busy attempting to pass legislation that would give the President a kill switch for the Internet in the United States while at the same time decrying Egyptian authorities for shutting down the Internet in a bid to deflate the unfolding revolution against Hosni Mubarak. The reason is simple the government fears an Egypt-style revolt occurring in the U.S...
|Kimberly Dvorak -- The Examiner -- January 31st, 2011
Obama seeks Internet kill switch for U.S.
While the Middle East crisis continues to simmer or boil over in Egypt's case, American lawmakers revisit the need to implement an Internet kill switch for the U.S. -- The need for such aggressive measures by any government has played out in recent days and U.S. lawmakers have dusted off their playbooks... [See Big Brother Watch - NWO Treason Watch - Obama Watch -- Free Speech Watch]
|CNET -- January 26, 2011
DOJ pressed for details on Internet tracking plan
Members of Congress chided the U.S. Department of Justice today for suggesting a new law requiring Internet companies to keep records of user activity, but not disclosing details on how it should be crafted to aid criminal investigations. -- At a House of Representatives hearing, as CNET was the first to report, the Justice Department endorsed the concept... [See NWO Treason Watch - Free Speech Watch]
|Kay Daly -- GOPUSA.com -- January 26, 2011
The Internet 'kill switch'
Well now here is just about the worst idea EVER. Giving President Obama a "kill switch" for the Internet? -- In other words, should Obama decide that the nation's security is under attack -- cyberattack, to be exact -- he would have the ability to control the Internet. There is no doubt that those agencies that have life-or-death issues... [See Big Brother Watch - NWO Treason Watch - Free Speech Watch]
|CBS News -- January 24, 2011
Renewed push to give Obama an Internet "kill switch"
A controversial bill handing President Obama power over privately owned computer systems during a "national cyberemergency," and prohibiting any review by the court system, will return this year. -- Internet companies should not be alarmed by the legislation, first introduced last summer by Sens. Joseph Lieberman and Susan Collins... [See Big Brother Watch -- Free Speech Watch -- NWO Treason Watch]
|Paul Joseph Watson -- Infowars -- Austin, Texas -- January 21, 2011
Big Sis launches DHS takeover of hotels, malls & sports stadiums
The Department of Homeland Security has released a trio of chilling PSA video clips in which ordinary everyday activities are characterized as signs of potential terrorism, with the public being indoctrinated to assume the role of domestic spies reporting on their friends and neighbors as America sinks deeper into a decaying police state... [See Obama Watch and NWO Treason Watch]
|David Mizrahi -- Community Monthly -- January 7, 2011
Flying the unfriendly skies
Stricter security procedures at US airports have met with a public outcry and calls to reevaluate the way planes are kept safe. And many believe that the solution is to be found some 6,000 miles to the east of our shores -- at Israel's Ben Gurion Airport... [See Big Brother Watch -- Obama Watch -- NWO Treason Watch -- Big Sis Watch]
|Paul Craig Roberts -- Prison Planet -- Austin, Texas -- December 28, 2010
America has gone away
Anyone who doesn't believe that the US is an incipient fascist state needs only to consult the latest assault on civil liberty by Fox News. Instead of informing citizens, Fox News informs on citizens. Jason Ditz reports that Fox News "no longer content to simply shill for a growing police state," turned in a grandmother to the Department of Homeland Security for making "anti-American comments." [See Obama Watch]
|Economic Collapse Blog -- December 28, 2010
U.S. Police State: Almost everything is a crime in America now
Doesn't it seem like almost everything is becoming a crime in America now? Americans are being arrested and charged with crimes for doing things like leaving dog poop on the ground, opening up Christmas presents early, not recycling properly, farting in class and having brown lawns... [See Big Brother Watch -- Obama Watch]