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US Engaged in Massive Car Spying Program

By Andrea Germanos Common Dreams January 28, 2015   US Engaged in Massive Car Spying Program Documents obtained by ACLU reveal vast expansion of DEA’s license plate reader database   The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) operates a massive secret government database that tracks the movement of motorists across the country, documents reveal. The documents, obtained […]

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Former Vice President Dick Cheney says violence perpetrated against American citizens amounts to torture, but that torture approved by himself and former President George. W. Bush is not "morally" equivalent to that kind of violence and should be applauded, not prosecuted. Human rights experts strongly disagree. (Image: Meet The Press/Screenshot)

Calls for ‘Torture Team’ Prosecutions Persist as Cheney Brags “I’d Do It Again”

By Jon Queally Common Dreams   Calls for ‘Torture Team’ Prosecutions Persist as Cheney Brags “I’d Do It Again”   ‘There is an almost criminal gang in our government’s security agencies which is not subject to democratic accountability of any kind.’     Former vice president of the United States Dick Cheney told NBC’s Chuck […]


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Policing for Profit: Teaparty, ACLU, AFP Join Forces to Fight Worst in Nation Georgia Forfeiture Laws

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Policing for Profit: Teaparty, ACLU, AFP Join Forces to Fight Worst in Nation Georgia Forfeiture Laws     The ALCU and the Tea Party groups got together to fight the IRS last week. Looks like the’re getting together again in Georgia to keep cops from taking people’s property. Good. […]


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  Source: http://libertyblitzkrieg.com By Michael Krieger How Debtors’ Prisons are Making a Comeback in America   Apparently having 5% of the world’s population, but 25% of its prisoners simply isn’t good enough for neo-feudal America. No, we need to find more creative and archaic ways to wastefully, immorally and seemingly unconstitutionally incarcerate poor people. Welcome […]

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Snowden Case Highlights Deep Constitutional Erosion

Source: http://ronpaulinstitute.org   Written by Dr. Clifford A. Kiracofe Snowden Case Highlights Deep Constitutional Erosion   The case of Edward J. Snowden raises a number of difficult issues for the United States.  The case impacts on Washington’s foreign policy and on US domestic politics.  The decline of American representative democracy is now sharply in focus. […]