How Panic and Hysteria Led U.S. Anti-hacking Law Far Astray

March 14, 2013 in News

CNet | The 1983 movie “WarGames” led to an anti-hacking law with felony penalties aimed at deterring intrusions into NORAD. Over time, it became broad and vague enough to ensnare the late Aaron Swartz.

The War Against Bradley Manning Aims to Denigrate Those Who Speak Out Against Injustice

March 13, 2013 in News

John W. Whitehead | The government’s aim is clear: to make an example of Manning, thereby discouraging anyone else from defying the regime or daring to lay bare the inner workings of a corrupt government.

Military Contractors Above the Law, Judge Tells Troops Suing Over Toxic Exposure

March 5, 2013 in News

Bloomberg | Halliburton Co. and KBR Inc. are entitled to the same legal protection as U.S. armed forces when serving as military contractors, a judge ruled, dismissing claims over so-called burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan.

“No More Hesitation”: Law Enforcement Being Desensitized to Kill Pregnant Women, Children, and Elderly

February 21, 2013 in News

William N. Grigg | Barack Obama’s advertised purpose in visiting Minneapolis on February 4 was to combat the scourge of gun violence. The substantive purpose of his visit was to promote a state monopoly on gun violence…

It Has Happened Here: The Police State Takeover

February 9, 2013 in News

Paul Craig Roberts February 9, 2013   The Bush regime’s response to 9/11 and the Obama regime’s validation of this response have destroyed accountable democratic government in the United [...]

Army drops suspension of “top propaganda contractor” in criminal probe

December 30, 2012 in News

USA Today | The Army has lifted its suspension of the owner of its top propaganda contractor in Afghanistan, despite the Pentagon’s ongoing criminal investigation against him for late tax payments, treatment of his Afghan employees…