The Obama administration’s central strategy against strong encryption seems to be waging war on the companies that are providing and popularizing it: most notably Apple and Google. The intimidation campaign got a boost Thursday when a blog that frequently promotes the interests of the national security establishment raised the prospect of Apple being found liable for providing material support to a terrorist.
Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz: Second Amendment is an “absurd thing” in our constitution, our legal framework needs to be adjusted “to create a presumption against gun ownership instead of in favor of gun ownership.”Guns should not be available to people generally;if you want a gun you should have to go to the police or other authorities, borrow a gun for self-defense or hunting, be required to return it when finished using it.
Cincinnati, Ohio police officer Ray Tensing accused of killing an unarmed black man during a traffic stop for not having a front license plate indicted by a grand jury, charged with murder. Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters:"I have been doing this 30 years, this is the most asinine act by a police officer I have ever seen," "This is without question a murder."
A special transmitter releases high-frequency oscillations converted into sound in the brain without any acoustic signals travelling through the ear. U.S. patent 5,159,703 for “silent subliminal presentation system; nonaural carriers, very low or very high audio frequency range or amplitude or frequency modulated with the desired intelligence and propagated acoustically or vibrationally, for inducement into the brain.
The UK government's plans to deploy troops on Britain’s streets in the event of a major terrorist attack is an overreaction, could lead to dangerous trend of replacing civilian with military personnel; Baroness Jenny Jones, London Assembly member and deputy chair of the Police and Crime Committee.
Chief Constable Sara Thornton, head of National Police Chiefs' Council: officers' priorities are changing in response to budget cuts, changing face of crime; sexual offences, terrorism, cyber crime where we really need to focus.
Statistics from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: 10,642 people died as result of police chases 1982 to 2013. 1,994; 27%, were innocent bystanders. Eighty-seven percent of innocent bystanders were in automobiles. Pedestrians 8.5% of the total, motorcyclists 4%, bicyclists less than 1%. Police officers killed in such crashes; 25% had blood-alcohol counts higher than allowed.
Zoltan Istvan, Transhumanist Party presidential candidate: implant a surveillance brain chip in prisoners that notify the law, deploy a “tranquiliser triggered to block violent behavior.” Rest of society may follow, with their own rationales and justifications, spy chips inside the brain acceptable.
The military is everywhere in our arts and entertainment looking for a way to promote its public relations agenda. Pentagon directly influenced the production of a wide variety of television programming.
Miami Shores ordered couple to uproot their vegetable garden or pay $50 a day in fines; argued “have no fundamental constitutional right to a vegetable garden in their front yard, ordinance “designed to maintain aesthetic appeal of the community. Orlando couple faced $500 in fines per day for growing lettuce. Oak Park, Michigan, threatened Julie Bass three months jail for her garden.
A Native American activist was recently arrested and found dead in jail under conditions very similar to those of Sandra Bland in Texas. Rexdale W. Henry, 53, was recently found dead inside the Neshoba County Jail in Philadelphia, Mississippi, on July 14th. Arrest on July 9 for failure to pay a fine.
Currently 150 universities in U.S. using "Skyfactor" which monitors and assesses a students tests scores, how "COOPERATIVE" your parents are; documents class attendances, grades, participation in sports, visits to campus financial aid officer. "
At a news conference discussing the preliminary findings of an autopsy following Bland's alleged suicide at the Waller County Jail in Texas last week, officials placed heavy emphasis on marijuana reported to be found in the young woman's system.
New Jersey Governor and presidential hopeful Chris Christie: marijuana users “diseased,” ambitions to “crack down and not permit” marijuana use, even in states where the practice is legal. pledged that if elected he would have all of those diseased people in places like Colorado treated by armed federal agents.”
Seattle deputized the trashmen to snoop in trash cans to catch residents and businesses in non-compliance with new requirements to compost materials that break down, ordered to rat on residents’ trash habits to Seattle Public Utilities.
Fifth Circuit US Court of Appeals ruled air fresheners, rosaries, pro-police car stickers justifiable reason to pull over a car based on 2011 Texas case; police officer pulled over car had those items on display. Officer suspected occupants transporting drugs. Searched, didn't find drugs, found cash, which he confiscated. Driver sent to jail.
" Virginia Student Threat Assessment Guidelines (V-STAG) to help school administrators, mental health staff, law enforcement assess and respond to threat incidents involving students in kindergarten through 12th grade to prevent student violence."Police giving American addresses color coded threat ratings. Govt. assigned you a threat assessment while travelling in U.S. V-STAG developed by Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Secret Service, U.S. Department of Education.
After an assault by prison guards left a schizophrenic prisoner’s eyeball dangling from a thread on his cheek, none of the officers would speak up about what happened. Finally one brave corrections officer did - and he was fired for it just hours after the officer involved was sentenced for the assault.
Transportation funding bill in the Senate would end Social Security benefits for 200,000 people who have an outstanding felony arrest warrant—but have never been convicted by a court, or have a warrant for violating probation or parole, according to disability rights advocates tracking the legislation.
A Chicago investigator who determined that several civilian shootings by police officers were unjustified was fired after resisting orders to reverse those findings, according to internal records of his agency.
Citizens held to rigorous, if not completely invasive measures to test for substances, especially while targeted during the so-called War on Drugs. Police killed more Americans in 2014 than all U.S. mass shootings combined, Drug testing police involved in shootings is an argument up for debate in the state of North Carolina.
Many people complacent in the face of crumbling cultural values, and the steady march of tyranny, people who truly value freedom outnumbered by idiots and power tripping busybodies. Most people really struggle with having freedom. Because tyranny is much easier than freedom. Most people are happier when they don’t have a choice, and they don’t even realize it.
Former US General Wesley Clark promotes detaining domestic 'radicals' or people 'disloyal to United States' in internment camps for duration of war on terror, cites people who lose a job or break up with a girlfriend as being especially dangerous. If these people are radicalized, don't support the United States, and they're disloyal it's the government's right and obligation to segregate them from the normal community for duration of the conflict.
A single mother was placed under arrest by Houston police and later released after being accused of abandoning her children at a mall food court while she interviewed for a job just 30 feet at the McDonald’s in the food court well within sight while she interviewed.
Sandra Bland, 28 outspoken police accountability activist , died in police custody by “self-inflicted asphyxiation,” according to deputies, after assaulted by cops during routine traffic stop. ”Authorities claim she committed suicide. Sheriff Glenn Smith claimed Bland failed to use turn signal, pulled over for “improperly signaling a lane change. Sheriff Glenn Smith, was suspended for documented cases of racism when he was chief of Hempstead, Texas police, After more complaints, fired. Town of Waller then elected Smith as sheriff.
A newly-published video shows a Colorado Springs police officer during a November 2013 arrest, slamming a handcuffed 18-year-old woman face-down into the ground, knocking out her teeth while she was in hospital. Video part of a lawsuit against the department.
Waller County, TX — A Naperville woman died in police custody Monday, after being assaulted by cops just a few days before, during a routine traffic stop. Authorities are claiming the woman committed suicide. According to Waller County Sheriff’s Department, 28-year-old Sandra Bland was pulled over last Friday for “improperly signaling a lane change,”charged with “assault on a public servant.”
False flag attack is ideological weapon to control populations with fear of a manufactured enemy; The Gulf of Tonkin incident, Operation Ajax, Operation Gladio. Warning Signs of a False Flag: immediate comprehensive narrative, including a convenient culprit, narrative behind attack serves to leverage fear, as well as patriotism, Military, police drills occur near or on day of attack, high percentage of major domestic or international terror attacks involved simultaneous “training drills.
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) introduced legislation that would seize passport of any US citizen with “seriously delinquent tax debts.” Other circumstances under which US authorities can revoke your passport or refuse to renew it: If federal or state court ordered you not to leave the United States, another country request your extradition, you owe more than $2,500 in child support payments.
The hypocrisy of American police is beginning to bother even law and order conservatives. The New York Police Department is rivaling the black community in Ferguson in keeping alive the murders of their community members. We are constantly reminded of how dangerous it is to be a police officer.
Lawsuit alleges Texas SWAT team raid involved 40 police cars, kept residents of an off-grid community in handcuffs for several hours while code enforcement officers confiscated and destroyed their organic crops, agent spotted tomato, pepper, okra and basil plants mistaken for marijuana, to justify search warrant. City officials objected to the eco-friendly lifestyle, started citing the Garden for code violations because it might lower property values.
GEO Group Inc private prison operators imprison illegal immigrants awaiting deportation, allegedly forced detainees in Colorado to work for $1 a day. Lawsuit filed by nine current and former detainees represent over 1,000 detainees forced to work for free since 2004. GEO claims it follows wage rates of federal government; plaintiffs’ attorney, Brandt Milstein argued actions violated Trafficking Victims Protection Act. GEO Group reported $1.52 billion in total revenue in 2013.
High-priority 911 calls, defined as life-threatening crimes, will be filtered through a database to assess any possible threats an officer may encounter while responding. Database goes through all public information for call’s location; arrest records to pizza deliveries gives address a rating. Green means minimal threat, yellow a possible threat, red a major threat.” Shows officers threat level, criminal history of anyone living at the home, list of known friends and family members.
Alarming recent report revealed prominent psychologists colluded with CIA to create a framework for torture, person heading that partnership was Stephen Behnke, Ethics Director of the American Psychological Association.
According to news reports and data collected by advocacy groups, over past five years at least 28 students have been seriously injured, and in one case shot to death, by school resource officers—sworn; uniformed police assigned to provide security on K-12 campuses. Tennessee only state offered training specifically for officers deployed to schools.
As cannabis bans are relaxed in more U.S. states, race is on to develop an instant roadside breathalyzer for police to test drivers. Washington and Montana have set a THC limit of 5 nanograms/milliliter(n/mL),Pennsylvania has a 1 ng/mL limit. Other states prohibit drivers from having any cannabis in their system.
Barclay's bank froze a Rossiya Segodnya news agency account without explaining its reasons. “To close the account of one of the world’s leading news agencies is censorship, the direct obstruction of journalists’ work,” “What kind of press freedom and democracy can Britain claim to have if it prevents one of world's largest news agencies from working in the country?”
Former CIA contractor Steven Kelley: The United States is using the science of psychology to control people, are using “ pseudo science of psychology and the mental institutions to control people and to stifle dissent.” Psychologists took actions that aided the CIA’s interrogation program
The principal of a Salem, Oregon, elementary school is apologizing for a letter sent to parents that said the school will call DHS if parents don’t pick up their children on time each day. In the letter it said: “Children must be picked up on time. If they are not picked up on time, we will call DHS and you will then have to pick them up at court the next day.”
On the night of June 28, McIntire was on his way home when a Florida detective was on his way to a call of about a robbery. On the way the officer struck Bill McIntyre decapitating him, and then sped off. He never stopped to help or report striking anything with his cruiser. 11 days after Tampa Bay police quietly called the family and told them that it was a police officer who killed McIntire.
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