Spy on Your Customers… or Else

By Mark Nestmann Nestmann.com September 16, 2015   Spy on Your Customers… or Else     Do you distrust the banking system? Prefer to do business in cash? Complain about the encroachment of Big Brother into every facet of your life? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you’d better watch out. You’re […]


Police culture encourages shooting before deescalating, a new report finds. (Photo: Glenn Halog/flickr/cc)

To Prevent Police Brutality, Overhaul Police Culture: Report 1

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams August 22, 2015   To Prevent Police Brutality, Overhaul Police Culture: Report Police Executive Research Forum finds pervasive culture of competitiveness and aggression in departments around the country     Many high-profile instances of police brutality over the past year could have been avoided by addressing law enforcement culture, training, and […]

Despite Epic Crash of World Economy, White Collar Prosecutions at 20-Year Low

By Deirdre Fulton Common Dreams August 5, 2015   Despite Epic Crash of World Economy, White Collar Prosecutions at 20-Year Low But that doesn’t mean Wall Street malfeasance itself is on the wane, researchers point out     Despite lofty rhetoric from politicians who vowed in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis to hold […]

Former Attorney General Eric Holder returned to his former employer, the white-collar defense firm Covington & Burling, after leaving the Justice Department. (Photo: US Department of Agriculture/flickr/cc)

Creepy, Calculating and Controlling: All the Ways Big Brother Is Watching You

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute February 16, 2015   Creepy, Calculating and Controlling: All the Ways Big Brother Is Watching You     “You had to live—did live, from habit that became instinct—in the assumption that every sound you made was overheard, and, except in darkness, every movement scrutinized.”—George Orwell, 1984 None of us are […]

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Cops demand that Congress force telecoms to archive all text messages 4

Source: http://rt.com US cell phone service providers could be required to log personal text messages for upwards of two years if a proposal submitted by a group of law enforcement professionals can successfully plead with Congress. According to a report published this week by Declan McCullagh of CNet, the Major Cities Chiefs Police Association (MCCPA) […]

CFR & U.S. Army Chief of Staff: Use Army for Domestic “Law” Enforcement (Martial Law)

Source: http://www.federaljack.com (THE NEW AMERICAN)   The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) proposes that the U.S. Army be used to plan, command, and carry out (with the help of civilian law enforcement) domestic police missions. So says a story appearing in the May/June issue of the influential organization’s official journal,Foreign Affairs. The article lacks a single reference […]

Holder’s Lies Exposed By DOJ Document Leak

Source: http://www.westernjournalism.com By Doug Book   Wiretap applications obtained by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform prove Attorney General Eric Holder and Assistant AG Lanny Breuer lied to Committee members when they claimed DOJ personnel knew nothing of the tactics used by the ATF during Operation Fast And Furious. Wiretap applications are forms […]

Taxation by Citation: Connecticut State Police E-Mail Reveals Ticket-Writing Quotas

Source: http://www.republicmagazine.com By William Grigg Ticket-writing by quota is a competitive sport in which all motorists are fair game, as depicted in an internal e-mail memorandum written by Lt. Frank Schirillo of the Connecticut State Police. Starting at midnight, March 30, patrols would be expanded, and encouraged to engage in a ticket-writing binge, Schirillo explained. […]