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America Has Unofficially Declared War on the Homeless

By Josie Wales The Anti-Media December 24, 2016   America Has Unofficially Declared War on the Homeless     Police departments across the country have been ramping up raids on the homeless, stealing coats, blankets, and other personal items and leaving those on the street with no protection from the cold and rain. The Homelessness […]

America Has Unofficially Declared War on the Homeless

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 […]


Tennessee law puts new mom in jail for drug use while pregnant

Source: http://www.cbc.ca By Meagan Fitzpatrick, CBC News Last Updated: Jul 11, 2014 2:56 PM ET   Tennessee law puts new mom in jail for drug use while pregnant First woman charged with assault this week under new law     Mallory Loyola, a 26-year-old Tennessee woman, gave birth a few days ago, and was then […]


How Debtors’ Prisons are Making a Comeback in America 1

  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 […]


Video of the Day: “The NSA is Coming to Town”

  Source: http://libertyblitzkrieg.com By Michael Krieger   Video of the Day: “The NSA is Coming to Town”   Just in time for the holidays, this excellent video spoof of the NSA has emerged. At the end of the day, humor is always one of the most effective tools of resistance. Remember the wise and timeless words […]


Are Americans Capable of Retaining Their Freedom? – Dave Champion

Are Americans Capable of Retaining Their Freedom? – Dave Champion       Published by    NextNewsNetwork   Independent radio host Dave Champion lives by a simple and direct motto: “Whatever the question, the answer is `liberty.’” The tagline to his program is just as forthright: “The Truth — whether you like it or not.” […]


Driving somewhere? There’s a government record of that

Source: http://libertycalling.net Posted by  Judy Morris Driving somewhere? There’s a government record of that     WASHINGTON (AP) — Chances are, your local or state police departments have photographs of your car in their files, noting where you were driving on a particular day, even if you never did anything wrong. Using automated scanners, law […]


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. […]


Automated License Plate Readers Threaten Our Privacy 1

Source: http://lfb.org Posted by Laissez Faire Today Law enforcement agencies are increasingly using sophisticated cameras, called “automated license plate readers,” or ALPRs, to scan and record the license plates of millions of cars across the country. These cameras, mounted on top of patrol cars and on city streets, can scan up to 1,800 license plate […]


Virginia Close To Banning Government Spy Drones

Source: http://www.infowars.com By Steve Watson Infowars.com Activists warn public is being categorized as “low-grade enemy” Legislation to stave off the use of drones by law enforcement and government agencies in Virginia has advanced in the State Senate, as well as the House, bringing closer a two-year moratorium on the unmanned craft. A House panel approved […]