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Month: March 2016

Pentagon wants us to believe the only drone threat we face is from foreign countries

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In reality, the drone threat is from our own government.  Activist Post

Contrived US/Russia “tensions” benefit the Warfare State

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Pentagon is sending troops and war gear to the border of Russia, the first such deployment since the end of the Cold War.  The deployment is called the, “European Reassurance Initiative“, and is clearly meant to provoke Russia into a first strike.  So, around 4,200 troops are going to six countries: Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia, Poland, Romania, […]

No more secret, warrantless Stingray use, says Maryland Judge

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Ars Technica.  Cops can no longer engage in non-disclosure agreements with the feds and use Stingray surveillance devices without a warrant and explanation to a judge, Maryland Court of Appeals rules.

More evidence that Britain is the canary in the totalitarian coal mine

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Tech Dirt: “UK Law Enforcement Trying to Force Man They’ve Never Charged With a Crime To Decrypt His Computers For It”

Prohibitionists block Oklahoma Senator’s bill to reform civil asset forfeiture

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Red Dirt Report and Forbes.  Heroic Kyle Loveless is being blackballed by Judiciary Committee chairman Anthony Sykes, who doesn’t want to make enemies with law enforcement before his big run for Attorney General in 2018.

Thousands of US troops, tanks, and tax dollars are heading to the border of Russia

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Neoconservatives want a war so bad with the non-threat that is Russia.  What do Russians think of this baloney?  Lining the border of Russia with NATO nukes, soldiers, and every other weapon aimed at Moscow, it will be no surprise when some tiny incident is used as grounds for World War 3.  Foreign Policy

John McAfee says FBI knew it could get into the iPhone all along

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Using a very expensive device called a UFED Touch.  According to McAfee, the FBI was more interested in setting precedent than getting into that particular phone.  If it won against Apple, it would win against every other tech company in the world.  Forbes

Supreme Court defends property rights in ruling

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NY Times.  “The government can seize, Justice Breyer wrote, “a robber’s loot, a drug seller’s cocaine, a burglar’s tools, or other property associated with the planning, implementing, or concealing of a crime.” But it cannot, he said, freeze money or other assets unconnected to the crime.”

Unarmed father-of-two begged for his life before being murdered by Texas cop

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USA Today.  Cop’s been charged with 2nd degree murder and fired from the PD.  Probably the worst that will happen to him.

What life is like after militarized cops ransack your home and business

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…and take everything of value.  Washington Post The Drug War gives cops the power to descend on peaceful families and steal their valuables, keeping them even after a judge rules against the cops.  The Drug War is the backdoor into our liberties that has created the perfect environment for the growth of an unaccountable Police […]