What the Immigration Bill Overlooks

July 17, 2013 in News

Sheldon Richman | In passing the monstrosity known as immigration “reform,” the Senate overlooked a few things of importance. This is unsurprising. A bill on immigration that is backed by leading Republicans and Democrats, big business, and government-co-opted unions…

Demanufacturing Consent: Militarized Borders and Xenophobic Police States

July 12, 2013 in DC on BFP, TOR TV

DC on BFP #2 | On this episode of Demanufacturing Consent, Guillermo welcomes Fergus Hodgson to the program and discuss the latest attempt to further centralize authority and militarize the country under the guise of so called “comprehensive immigration reform.”

Nanny State Mayor Bloomberg on Big Brother, Drones: “Get Used To It”

March 25, 2013 in News

New York Post | Like it or not, the eye in the sky will soon be following your every move, according to Mayor Bloomberg. “You can’t keep the tides from coming in,” the mayor remarked when asked about drones on his weekly radio show.

Homeland Security is Ordering Enough Ammo to Wage a 20-Year Civil War

March 12, 2013 in News

Forbes | …At the height of the Iraq War the Army was expending less than 6 million rounds a month. Therefore 1.6 billion rounds would be enough to sustain a hot war for 20+ years. In America.

Operation Showtime: The ATF’s Mass Slaughter at Waco 20 Years Ago

March 1, 2013 in News

Anthony Gregory | On February 28, 1993, the ATF raided the home of the Branch Davidians, a religious sect just outside Waco, Texas. The agency… made sure reporters were there to witness its planned heroics and dubbed the raid “Operation Showtime.”

US Training of Mexican Troops Has Escalated in Step With Mexico’s Murder Rate

February 19, 2013 in News

Bill Conroy | US training of Mexican military forces spiked in fiscal years 2010 and 2011, coinciding with a sharp rise in drug-war homicides in Mexico, an analysis of records made public under the Foreign Assistance Act show…

The Relentless March of the U.S. Police State

February 7, 2013 in News

Robert Higgs Independent Institute February 7, 2013   Jonathan Turley, a professor of law at George Washington University, wrote recently: An authoritarian nation is defined not just by the use [...]

Gun Violence by Government-licensed Killers: The “National Conversation” We Won’t Have

February 4, 2013 in News

William N. Grigg Pro Libertate February 4, 2013   Gabrielle Giffords, the “surprise witness” at the January 30 Senate hearing on gun violence, was among thirteen people attacked by a [...]

Top Mexican Generals Implicated in Drug Trafficking for Cartels Lose Appeal

January 17, 2013 in News

Reuters | A Mexican court said on Wednesday that two army generals, one retired and one still serving, should remain in jail and face trial in one of the highest-profile cases linking the military to organized crime.

Australian military testing new special forces fighting machine

January 10, 2013 in News

Fox News | Mad Max could use one of these. Australian special forces are testing the latest machine from British military contractor Supacat.