Fusion center director: We don’t spy on Americans, just anti-government Americans

April 1, 2013 in News

RT | Law enforcement intelligence-processing fusion centers have long come under attack for spying on Americans. The Arkansas director wanted to clarify the truth: centers only spies on some Americans – those who appear to be a threat to the government.

Ron Paul: Why the Right to Bear Arms is Essential (1989)

March 5, 2013 in News

YouTube | From YouTube Description: “Is the right to firearms really essential? Doctor and Congressman Ron Paul reminds us that freedom to defend yourself is natural and proper.”

DEA Trespasses on Private Property and the U.S. Constitution

January 20, 2013 in News

Stop the Drug War | …a US district court judge ruled in the case last fall that it was okay for the DEA to enter the rural property without a warrant and install surveillance cameras that were used to help convict five members of a family on charges they were growing marijuana.

Oakland Residents Fight Back Against “Stop and Frisk” Policy

January 18, 2013 in News

San Francisco Chronicle | Oakland Councilman Noel Gallo came into office last week touting youth curfews and aggressive policing measures like “stop and frisk.” But as he chaired his first council committee meeting Tuesday, he got a taste of what those views get a politician in Oakland.

Judge limits “stop and frisk” searches in New York’s Bronx

January 10, 2013 in News

Reuters | A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the New York Police Department to immediately stop conducting trespass stops outside certain residential buildings in the borough of the Bronx without “reasonable suspicion” that an individual is engaged in criminal activity.

Three Ways Obama Carried Bush’s Tyrannical Torch, in Just One Week

January 7, 2013 in News

Antiwar.com | If one were looking for a way to demonstrate how faithfully the Obama administration had carried on the legacy of the Bush administration, this past week takes the cake, and no, I’m not talking about making Bush tax cuts on the middle class permanent.

Why the 2nd Amendment

January 2, 2013 in News

Walter E. Williams | “What country can preserve its liberties if its rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms.”

Fearful of ban, frenzied buyers swarm gun stores

December 30, 2012 in News

Yahoo News | The phones at gun shops across the country are ringing off the hook. Demand for firearms, ammunition and bulletproof gear has surged since the Dec. 14 massacre in Newtown

Senate Approves Warrantless Electronic Spy Powers

December 28, 2012 in News

Wired | The Senate on Friday reauthorized for five years broad electronic eavesdropping powers that legalized and expanded the President George W. Bush administration’s warrantless wiretapping program.

Statement on NDAA Conference Report

December 23, 2012 in News

Ron Paul | “While we may not have yet seen the widespread use of this unspeakably evil measure, a wider application of this ‘authority’ may only be a matter of time…”