Russell Pearce, the first vice-chair of the state’s Republican Party resigned from his statewide position after calling for the forced sterilization of women on welfare. “You put me in charge of Medicaid,first thing I’d do is get birth-control implants, or tubal ligations,” test recipients for drugs and alcohol.
Upland resident Fernand Bogman: "It's hard for me to pour bucketss of water to keep grass, green,"the city, disagrees, charged Bogman $1,238 in fines also faces a misdemeanor for failing to follow city code. Code enforcement cited Bogman for failing to maintain his lawn ordered him to take action.
Marijuana has become pretty normal in America. people still getting dragged off to jail for possession. According to FBI estimates, about 750,000 people were arrested for marijuana-related offenses in 2012. The vast majority of them were for simple possession.
Current U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor in reference to spying and drones: We are in that brave new world, and we are capable of being in that Orwellian world, too. Two former Supreme Court Justices – Souter and O’Connor also warned of dictatorship.
Dressed in full combat camouflage fatigues, masked men, speculated to be working for Lear Asset Management, spotted repelling out of an unmarked black helicopter destroying medical marijuana crops on a legal farm. Local law enforcement is remaining pretty quiet about the raids .
The US government allegedly threatened Yahoo with daily fines of $250,000 if the company failed to hand out user information under NSA's PRISM surveillance program, Yahoo informed on its blog
Public e prepared to trade civil liberties for security because they have accepted the myth trading civil liberties they will be safer. We are less free. Every liberty guaranteed in the Bill of Rights violated by the Bush, Obama administration. Have come to the point to expect the government to spy on us.
Los Angeles, California police officers shot unarmed 24-year-old Ezell Ford six times in the back August 11, less than two weeks after August 2 killing of Omar Abrego. The autopsies of both Ford and Abrego have been placed on a “security hold” by the Los Angeles Police Department.
A company that makes tactical equipment for police to use in riots is manufacturing a new ‘non-lethal’ weapon designed to temporarily blind targets. The Z-RO non-lethal compliance weapon system will obstruct a person’s vision for 10 to 15 minutes.
Imagine an ID card that remembers all of your personal records. This one card serves as your driver’s license and a catch-all that includes information about your health insurance, tax payments, and bank accounts.it’s a MasterCard.
Swiss media reports indicate Switzerland would grant asylum to NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden if he agrees to testify about foreign espionage activities within Switzerland.
Spanish government spending nearly €1bn on riot gear for police units as protest groups prepare a string of demonstrations. Riot equipment ranging from shields to stab vests.truck-mounted water cannon, groups across Spain are predicting a season of protests.
Official statements from the Russian government indicate that the president and foreign minister continue to rely on the good will of “our Western partners” to work out a reasonable diplomatic solution to the trouble in Ukraine caused by Washington. Not only is there no evidence of this good will in Western capitals, the hostile measures against Russia are increasing. Moreover, hostile measures are on the rise even though their main effect is to disadvantage Europe.
Hitachi to produce a biometric banking authentication device which scans the vein patterns in customers' finger tips - the VeinID. infra-red lights scans the user's fingers and will allow to access online accounts and make payments without need for a PIN or password. Said more secure.
Some companies giving their employees free meals. IRS is questioning whether they should be taxed for the perk. has added company-provided meals to its list of top tax priorities for next year. If the meals are ruled taxable, the cost of the food would be considered income to the employee. Employers would owe payroll tax and the employee would have to pay up as well. IRS had no comment.
Television is a weapon of mass deception, social and cultural distortion, and mass mind control."Control the manner in which a man interprets his world," "and you have gone a long way toward controlling his behavior." That's exactly what television does. It controls and shapes our perception of the world.
I had just finished a conversation with a local reporter comparing the events in Ferguson, Missouri with the disproportionate arrests of black people in Shreveport, Louisiana, for nonviolent offenses, when I noticed the driver had taken an interest in my phone call.
According to the lawsuit, police approached Chaumtol Huq outside of Ruby Tuesday’s and instructed her to “move along.” She explained to the officers that her husband was escorting their children to the bathroom inside, and she was waiting for them to return. At that point, “without any legal basis, [one officer] grabbed Ms. Huq, turned her and pushed her against the wall and placed her under arrest.”
A “cell site simulator” also known as a Stingray is a mobile device that fits inside a car and tricks phones into connecting with it. It can scoop up records of every cellphone call, text message and data transfer within a half-mile radius. Peoples records scooped up don’t know it. Police Department says it doesn’t store data about innocent people, won’t explain technology that sorts through data.
A federal judge is mulling whether to hold Microsoft in contempt of court for defying orders to give US government e-mails stored on an overseas server. The case is the nation's first testing Obama's position that any company with operations in the US must comply with warrants for data, even if the content is stored overseas. US believes e-mail on a Microsoft server in Dublin, Ireland is associated with narcotics trafficking.
Despite rap’s reputation for worst behavior, it’s still one of the last, musical genres that counts social studies, history, and science as subjects, Hip Hop’s latest course offering: GMOs. For some rappers, GMOs are part of the larger New World Order agenda for global domination.
Despite a federal court order directing Microsoft to turn overseas-held email data to federal authorities, the software giant said Friday it will continue to withhold that information as it waits for the case to wind through the appeals process.
Rules thrown out, and homes that are located within 1/8 of a mile proximity to 13 neighboring homes, or that are 250-feet away from a single neighboring home, can not expect protection under the Right to Farm Act. Many small farms will be shut down makingcitizens reliant on corporate food monopolies
Killing a mentally ill man with a Taser, pistol-whipping a child, choking and hog-tying a child and beating a man who was later charged with destroying city property because his blood spilled on officers’ clothes are just some of the allegations lodged against the officers in complaints and four federal lawsuits,
watchlist tracks “known” and “suspected” terrorists, includes both foreigners and Americans. based on loose standards and secret evidence, which ensnares innocent people. Government’s guidelines allow a single, uncorroborated source of information including a Facebook or Twitter post as basis for placing you on its watchlist.
“Examples of well-organized groups are anarchists, anti globalization , anti free enterprise groups; US Army document, demonstrations by labor groups, Special attention to “organized protests, Techniques outlined include non-lethal weapons, “pain compliance” measures,snipers, deployment of aircraft overhead for “psychological effect.
The creation of the Truthy database by Indiana University researchers has drawn sharp criticism from free-speech advocates and others concerned over government censorship of political expression. database can monitor “trends, bursts, and suspicious memes.
Senate Bill (SB) 962 passed by California’s state legislature would require manufacturers to add a “kill switch” to cell phones that would let authorities turn the device off remotely. The stated goal of the bill is to allow owners of smartphones to “kill” their phone if it’s stolen.
DHS issued orders to American banks “under the Patriot Act” DHS has the right to seize, without any warrant any and all customer bank accounts, open and inspect the contents of safe deposit boxes, search, photograph or seize as evidence “bar gold, gold coins, firearms, documents such as passports foreign bank account records, any material deemed to contraband.”
Journalists were threatened, arrested and assaulted. National Guard called in. Curfew was imposed, constitutional right to assemble was suspended under “state of emergency” declared by Governor Jay Nixon.
No matter what your perspective on the showdown between locals and law enforcement in Ferguson, Missouri, there can be no disputing the fact that “local” police should not be looking or acting like branches of the military.
The risk that police will kill a person in the US is 800% greater than him getting killed by a terrorist.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 26, will mark the beginning of the pre-trial for Austin, Texas, Detective Charles Kleinert, who was indicted on charges of manslaughter last May, nearly one year after he murdered 32-year-old Larry Jackson Jr. This victory, after a decade of no action against the Austin Police Department for the extrajudicial killing of unarmed people of color, marks the first step towards holding the officer accountable and convicting him of murder.
Community activists continue to push the Los Angeles Police Department for transparency after two unarmed men died within days of each other as a result of violent stops by LAPD officers. But to date, no information has been given.
"We were at graduation, me and him, and we were talking. He said he wasn't going to end up like some people on the streets. He was going to get an education." –Hershel Johnson, a friend Michael Brown's since middle school
Department of Defense’s 1033 program—which funnels all kinds of military surplus goods to police—has a provision that clearly says that any participating law enforcement agency must use its equipment within one year of receiving it. If they don’t, they have to give it up.
The release of an autopsy report in Louisiana is raising new questions about the unusual shooting death of a 22-year-old black male who died earlier this year in a police car while his hands were cuffed behind his back in the back of a squad car.
As anybody who has ever been exposed to a dangerous or life-threatening situation knows, fear is not a particularly useful emotion. At an individual level, it can paralyse the resolve and confidence that you need to survive or go forward, undermine the mental clarity required to take essential decisions, and reduce you to a cowering, panic-stricken wreck.
The bulletin from the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI cites no known threat to the U.S. homeland, but reminds law enforcement to be alert and aware of the ISIS threat, CBS reported.
The event specifically highlighted the death of Staten Island resident Eric Garner, who was killed in July after a New York Police Department officer placed him in a chokehold for allegedly selling loose, untaxed cigarettes.
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