TOR Radio: John Whitehead on the Surveillance State of the Union

February 4, 2014 in TOR Radio

TOR Radio #90 | John Whitehead of the Rutherford Institute joins us to discuss the President’s State of the Union Address, proposed NSA reforms, the faulty comparison between Paul Revere and the Sons of Liberty to the NSA’s spy game, and the potential for solutions to be found within the courts.

Drones, Tanks, and Grenade Launchers: Coming Soon to a Police Department Near You

November 20, 2013 in News

John W. Whitehead | Why does a police department which hasn’t had an officer killed in the line of duty in over 125 years in a town of less than 20,000 people need tactical military vests like those used by soldiers in Afghanistan? For that matter, why does a police department…

TOR Radio 10/03/2013: John Whitehead on Common Core: “The Dictator’s Dream”

October 3, 2013 in TOR Radio

TOR Radio #68 | John Whitehead joins us to discuss Common Core, the inherent problems with a common curriculum controlled by a central authority in the state (the dictator’s dream), the data-mining and surveillance implications of the initiative, who stands to gain financially, and much more.

TOR Radio: August 16, 2013 – John Whitehead on Fighting Back Against the Police State

August 16, 2013 in TOR Radio

TOR Radio #40 | Guillermo is joined by the President of The Rutherford Institute, attorney and author, John W. Whitehead. Topics discussed include victories against the TSA, the case of Aaron Tobey, Brandon Raub, ending RFID tracking in schools, the “Police State Mindset in Our Public Schools,” and much more.

The Police State Mindset in Our Public Schools

August 13, 2013 in News

John W. Whitehead | Once upon a time in America, parents breathed a sigh of relief when their kids went back to school after a summer’s hiatus, content in the knowledge that for a good portion of the day their kids would be gainfully occupied, out of harm’s way and out of trouble…

Kafka’s America: Secret Courts, Secret Laws, and Total Surveillance

July 23, 2013 in News

John W. Whitehead | In a bizarre and ludicrous attempt at “transparency,” the Obama administration has announced that it asked a secret court to approve a secret order to allow the government to keep spying on millions of Americans, and the secret court has granted its request…

College Girls, Bottled Water and the Emerging American Police State

July 10, 2013 in News

John W. Whitehead | What do college girls and bottled water have to do with the emerging American police state? Quite a bit, it seems. Public outcry has gone viral over an incident in which a college student was targeted and terrorized by Alcohol Beverage Control agents (ABC) after she purchased sparkling water at a grocery store…