Another Man Arrested at a Checkpoint for Doing Absolutely Nothing Illegal

July 15, 2013 in TOR Blog

Guillermo Jimenez | In yet another example of how the Border Patrol, in conjunction with the Department of Homeland Security, operates in an area near the border known as a “Constitution-Free Zone,” the video below illustrates the ways in which CBP routinely exceed their authority and harass motorists.

Wake Up DREAMers: “Immigration Reform Bill” is the Latest Attempt to Militarize the Homeland

July 2, 2013 in TOR Blog

Guillermo Jimenez | The continued militarization of the United States will come under the guise of battling “drug war” villains and achieving so-called “meaningful immigration reform.” The blanket, round-the-clock surveillance of the people of the borderlands should be a deep concern to anyone who takes their right to privacy seriously—but it doesn’t end there.

TOR Radio: June 1, 2013 – Jacob Hornberger

June 3, 2013 in TOR Radio

TOR Radio | Download TOR Radio: June 1, 2013 | Guest: Jacob Hornberger | We discuss the nature of the national police and surveillance state, the public’s general acceptance and approval of their enslavement, the indoctrination that occurs within the public school system, the issue of internal checkpoints and much, much more.

TOR on Local FOX News: “Checkpoint Inspection Controversy”

May 17, 2013 in TOR Blog, TOR TV

Traces of Reality | Guillermo Jimenez, host of Traces of Reality Radio, on local FOX 39 Laredo regarding the arrest of Cosme Cortez Jr. for refusing to cooperate with agents at the internal checkpoint on IH35 north of Laredo, Texas.

Defiant Texan arrested for third time at Border Patrol checkpoint

May 16, 2013 in News

Houston Chronicle | An American citizen was arrested apparently for the third time by U.S. Border Patrol agents at the highway checkpoint on Interstate 35, but this time the only thing he was smuggling was attitude. Cosme Cortez Jr., of Laredo, is in the custody of the federal government…

Will there be Justice for a Child Killed by the State? New details emerge in teenager’s death by Border Patrol

April 11, 2013 in News | A new witness and new evidence seem to bolster the case that a Mexican teen shot to death by the Border Patrol in October in Nogales, Sonora, was walking down the street at the time he was killed — not, as the Border Patrol has maintained…

Inspector General Report Claims DOJ Asked ICE to Drop “Fast and Furious” Investigations

March 29, 2013 in News

Washington Post | The Office of the Assistant Attorney General allegedly asked an ICE investigative unit in Arizona to stop certain investigations into weapons smuggling in order to avoid disrupting the gun-walking operation, according to the report.

U.S. Citizens Arrested at Airport for Refusing Border Patrol Questions

March 28, 2013 in News

Democracy Now | Two Ithaca, New York, residents have been released on bond after refusing to answer questions about their immigration status as they attempted to board a domestic flight in Texas. Omar Figueredo and Nancy Morales…

Man arrested at Border Patrol checkpoint for refusing to answer questions

March 28, 2013 in News

Valley Central | Nancy Morales screams hysterically and keeps her camera rolling as Brownsville Police haul away her boyfriend Oscar Omar Figueredo in cuffs, from the Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport Tuesday.

The Drone Wars Come Home: ‘Stalkers’ in the Cities, ‘Predators’ Along the Border

March 26, 2013 in News

U.S. News & World Report | While most of us are aware of the lethal Predator drones that target terrorists outside the United States, not many know that this very same technology (minus the missiles) is coming to America in a big way…