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DHS trains Boy Scouts as Junior League Nazis

By Tracy R Twyman

From The New York Times:

Scouts Train to Fight Terrorists, and More

The Explorers program, a coeducational affiliate of the Boy Scouts of America that began 60 years ago, is training thousands of young people in skills used to confront terrorism, illegal immigration and escalating border violence — an intense ratcheting up of one of the group’s… »

Brits encouraged to turn in their bourgeois neighbors for having too much “bling”

By Tracy R Twyman

In the latest example of innovative policing in Britain, the Gloucestershire force is encouraging members of the public to report people wearing too much ‘bling’ during the recession.

They are also urging people to [report] anyone who drives flashy cars or buys expensive items without the apparent means to afford them during the credit crunch.

The campaign,… »

WHO Level 5 = Martial Law De Jure

By Tracy R Twyman

A collection of related links:

From The Progressive: Will NorthCom take over in Swine Flu Outbreak?
From Fox News:

From CNBC

Closing thought: WHO Level 6 = Martial Law De… »

Police State: Journo Arrested for Doing His Job

By wermyapl

Police detain ABC-7 crew covering crash

EL PASO, Texas — An ABC-7 crew covering a crash on I-10 on Monday unwillingly became part of the story.

Motorists stuck in traffic witnessed veteran journalist Darren Hunt and photojournalist Ric Dupont being handcuffed and detained.

Just after 1:30 p.m., the two arrived to report on a flipped semi-truck on I-10… »

Baptist minister beaten and tased by police at random “border checkpoint”; miles away from any border

By Tracy R Twyman

He refused to let his car be searched for no reason, so he had his face ground into broken glass while he was tased repeatedly. This happened at some so-called “border patrol internal checkpoint” in Arizona that was nowhere near a border. They accused him of having drugs in his car but didn’t find… »

Russian TV reports about 20,000 US Army troops stationed in the US

By Tracy R Twyman

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Victims of Prohibition: Cops Shoot (another) Unarmed Man in Chest Over Cannabis

By wermyapl

Police say undercover officer bought pot from Derek Copp before raiding his apartment

FULL STORY

Copp’s friend, Greg Hatt, estimated 3 grams of marijuana is equal to about 5 or 6 joints.

“We think it’s a bit ridiculous they are still pursuing criminal charges after what happened,” said Greg Hatt, who talked Wednesday with Copp after prosecutors authorized… »

Police State Crackdown: Using the Wrong Operating System?

By wermyapl

Boston College Campus Police: “Using Prompt Commands” May Be a Sign of Criminal Activity

On Friday, EFF and the law firm of Fish and Richardson filed an emergency motion to quash [pdf] and for the return of seized property on behalf of a Boston College computer science student whose computers, cell phone, and other property were… »

(UPDATED) Portland Oregon Tea Party Pictures 4/15/2009

By wermyapl

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New Cybersecurity bill allows government to shut down, censor internet on whim

By Tracy R Twyman

According to EFF (Electronic Frontier Foundation), the Cybersecurity Act of 2009 currently being considered by Congress would give “the President unfettered authority to shut down Internet traffic in an emergency and disconnect critical infrastructure systems on national security grounds” and “give the Commerce Department absolute, non-emergency access to ‘all relevant data’ without any privacy safeguards… »

Heroin cheaper than six-pack of beer

By wermyapl

More proof prohibition has completely failed and has caused the exact opposite effect:
CNN Story

Law enforcement officials say a tiny, one-dose bag of heroin, costing $5-$10, is cheaper than highly controlled synthetic opiates like Oxycontin or Hydrocodone — and easily accessible to teenagers.

Looks like the legal method of obtaining opiates actuyally makes it harder to get… »

DHS Declares State Rights Supporters “Extremists”

By wermyapl

From: The Washington Times

The Department of Homeland Security is warning law enforcement officials about a rise in “rightwing extremist activity,” saying the economic recession, the election of America’s first black president and the return of a few disgruntled war veterans could swell the ranks of white-power militias.

A footnote attached to the report by the Homeland… »

The Tyrannicam: Personal Handheld Anti-Tyranny Device

When tyranny strikes, be ready to record and expose it.

Political Pink Slip Postcards: Fire Your Representatives!