Flag waving, crowd saluting, veteran tributes, declarations of support for the troops at professional sports games weren’t spontaneous displays of patriotism. Pentagon has given millions to professional sports leagues in recent years in exchange for “patriotic tributes.” Guard’s NASCAR sponsorships totaled $88 million.
Whistleblower David Steele, 20-year Marine Corps intelligence officer, second-highest-ranking civilian in the U.S. Marine Corps Intelligence. former CIA clandestine services case officer: “Most terrorists are false flag terrorists, or are created by our own security services. In the United States, every single terrorist incident we have had has been a false flag, or has been an informant pushed on by the FBI.
A California woman is suing her former employer for firing her after she uninstalled an app on her company issued phone which tracked her location every moment. The woman claims she was being monitored even while she was not working and likened the experience to being a prisoner wearing an ankle bracelet.
Interior minister bans Pro-Palestinian demonstrations. Anyone at an illegal demonstration up to a year in prison, 15,000 euro fine. If they hide their faces to avoid being identified, sentence can be increased to three years, 45,000 fine, publish details of an illegal rally on social media up to a year in prison, 15,000 euro fine, increased to seven years 100,000 fine if postings lead to violence.
Comment by British Prime Minister Cameron suggests people who obey the law won’t be “left alone” by the state if they engage in anything government deems to be “hate speech,” fosters extremism including “bigotry” and criticism of homosexuality and feminism. Not interfering with people’s lives if they “obey the law” was a “failed approach.”
UK new counter-terrorism powers plans ban on broadcasting, requirement to submit to police in advance any proposed publication on the web or in print. Ideas regarded by politicians “extremist” a crime, can be banned in advance. Prime Minister Cameron: not enough for British subjects to “obey the law”; they must refrain from believing or expressing ideas Government dislikes.
“How can a servant of the state act in such an aggressive, offensive, invasive and draconian manner on the uncorroborated word of a disorientated small girl?”’
The Danish government has proposed that certain businesses such as petrol stations, restaurants and clothes retailers should no longer be legally required to accept cash. A third of the Danish population already uses a mobile payment app when making transactions.
Canadian government implied it will use hate crime laws against domestic advocacy groups that encourage boycotts of Israel, such a move would target organizations such as religious groups and churches, campus protest groups and labor unions. It also would raise legal questions under Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson said Sunday that the United States is facing a new era in which a lone-wolf terrorist could “strike at any moment.” Remember this is the very same DHS that lied and claimed malls were being targeted by ISIS when their budget was under attack.
Later DHS had to admit there were no credible threats to ANY malls in America.
Protesters held without charges for days. Innocent people arrested, juveniles arrested for simply not getting on a bus. Baltimore’s aggressive policing and heavy emphasis on incarceration has been unrelenting, even as the world watched.
By inhumanity and unconscionable, Rulers of al-Saud proceed aggression on Yemen. Without mercy and compassion, they go to the extreme in killing innocents of Yemeni nation. The kind of human they belong to is unknown. Their criminality doesn’t resemble any on the Earth.
Director of National Intelligence Jim Clapper wasn’t lying when he wrongly told Congress in 2013 that the government does not “wittingly” collect information about millions of Americans, according to his top lawyer. He just forgot.
The union representing Los Angeles Police Department officers has lashed out at LAPD Chief Charlie Beck for comments suggesting that the police slaying of an unarmed man during a scuffle in Venice Beach was unjustified. Head of the Los Angeles Police Protective League, Craig Lally called the chief’s remarks “completely irresponsible”.
Joe and Nicole Naugler live on a homestead in rural Kentucky. They live a very simple life. They garden and raise animals. They are industrious people trying to teach their children how to live right. They have ten children who are homeschooled on the homestead. They contribute to the success of the family crops and livestock, all while learning about the amazing beauty of life.
There have been “angry and chaotic” scenes in a London borough where more than 50 residents were warned they could be unable to vote in the general election due to a technical glitch with IT systems.
Motel and hotel clerks are systematically sharing “do not rent” lists and helping police to run checks on guests daily for outstanding warrants. Staying at Motel 6, and other chains pursuing similar policies, now includes a hidden background check that puts ordinary travelers one step away from a call to police.
The French National Assembly overwhelmingly passed the Intelligence Law Tuesday, retroactively sanctioning mass spying carried out by the intelligence services, formally sets up the surveillance infrastructure for a police state in France, allowing the government to collect data on the entire population.
Following reports that scientists at the United States Department of Agriculture are being harrassed and their research on bee-killing pesticides is being censored or suppressed, a broad coalition of farmers, environmentalists, fisheries and food-safety organizations urged an investigation in a May 5 letter sent to Phyllis K. Fong, USDA Inspector General.
After reviewing video of an officer-related shooting that claimed the life of an unarmed transient on Venice Beach, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said he was disturbed by what he saw, telling reporters he saw “No extraordinary circumstances,” that should have led to the shooting.
Residents of Paradise Valley, Arizona, were being denied answers on why decoy cacti containing surveillance cameras have been installed all over their town. After persistent questioning, town leaders finally admitted that the cameras are license plate readers which will cross check license plates against a hotlist database.
Chicago approved an unprecedented deal on Wednesday to compensate victims tortured in police custody in the 1970s and 80s under the regime of a notorious former police commander, in an attempt to close a dark chapter in the city’s history. A historic package of reparations will be paid out to living survivors, in the first gesture of its kind in America.
Montana's HB 463 requiring police to convict a property owner of a crime before permanent forfeiture proceedings, raises legal threshold for forfeiture in the event of a conviction, requiring police to present "clear and convincing evidence" seized property is connected to criminal activity, a pretrial process, allows owners of seized property to defend themselves against civil forfeiture.
Widespread protest failed to prevent Canada’s ruling Conservative Party from pushing sweeping anti-terror legislation; legal scholars, civil liberties groups, opposition politicians and pundits of every persuasion say will replace country’s democracy with a police state. The Globe and Mail newspaper denounced as a a plan to create a “secret police force”.
A northern California pastor will serve no more than four months in jail for molesting a 9-year-old girl multiple times. Florida couple found guilty of having consensual sex on a public beach could face 15 years in prison for their conviction on lewd and lascivious exhibition charges.
Internet pioneer Vint Cerf: creating defects in encryption systems for law enforcement, often known as “back doors,” was “super, super risky” and not the “right answer.” Providing such access raises constitutional and legal questions.
Bill H.B. 2346 would grant commissioned officers of the Federal Reserve some of the powers given to sworn peace officers – including powers of arrest, search and seizure – in matters taking place on Federal Reserve property or, more broadly, in matters related to the Fed.
Employees are issued an RFID-enabled badge that a computer reads while they are at work. As they go about their day, the system collects information — when they arrive, eat lunch, or go to the restroom, for instance, or which computers they log into. The system then uses the information to establish patterns and issue an alert if something is amiss.
The mother of a black man whom Philadelphia police shot in the back of the head during a traffic stop claims in court the officers planted a gun on him. According to the complaint officers were aggressive from the get-go,says that they instigated a struggle and then shot him from behind when Tate-Brown tried to run away from the beating because he feared they would kill him.
Last year, four black parole officers driving on their way to arrest someone were blocked in by patrol cars at a busy intersection in Ramapo, New York (about 35 miles north of New York City). According to video the police pointed their guns at the parole officers, who had aroused suspicions because they were black people wearing bulletproof vests.
Sgt. Brian Doan, Hill accidentally shot a woman at a model home; refused to cooperate with the investigation and did not give a statement nor answer any questions. Citing the fact that he was the sheriff, Hill simply left the scene, not been charged.
Police in Baltimore, Maryland moved aggressively to arrest protesters Friday night, following an announcement earlier in the day that state prosecutors were charging six police officers in the murder of 25-year-old Freddie Gray.
US has always been a warfare state. For two centuries, the US purpose for war, on indigenous peoples, or nations all over the world, was to expand productive forces of capitalist exploitation. Recent events, alongside a steady fall in the rate of capitalist profit, indicate US imperialist warfare no longer produces the dominance the system seeks. Now wages war to prevent its inevitable collapse.
When the government kills people randomly but at a steady rate with impunity, “there becomes a “consciousness or an awareness of the fact that your situation is desperate enough to risk your life because it’s already at risk.”
The Orlando police department fired Officer David Johnston after an internal investigation concluded he violated department regulations when he opened fire on a fleeing man; squeezed off 23 rounds at a man inside a parking garage. The suspect was on the other side of iron gates, posed no threat to Johnston, was 90 feet away. Incident captured on surveillance cameras.
POLICE TARGETED journalists in Baltimore late Friday night at the end of a day of peaceful mass protests demanding justice for Freddie Gray. While most protesters began to disperse as the 10 p.m. curfew was imposed, journalists, including three from SocialistWorker.org, remained to document the protests and anticipated police abuses.
A police officer charged with the murder of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Maryland, has ended up with less bail on him than a black teenager, who smashed a police car late last month.
learned this hard way when the IRS confiscated $107,702 from Lyndon McLellan's business account. DOJ has recently changed their policy on civil forfeiture to prevent this from happening to cash businesses. -
It is long known that the federal government, through its technical advisors and loans of military equipment etc. purchases great influence over ideological messages carried by films and television, as well as other media outlets. Its “help” is a bribe to ensure conformity with Big Brother’s message.
Rev. Al Sharpton :, “we need the Justice Department to step in and take over policing in this country. In the 20th century, they had to fight states’ rights to get the right to vote.
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