Category: Police State/Civil Liberties

Dial 911 for Mommy

By Gavin McInnes After leaving dinner with my in-laws here in Brooklyn on Monday, I saw two men standing on the curb looking very righteous. One was Asian and the other was white, which in this area usually signifies they’re yuppie gentrifiers. Sitting on the sidewalk next to […]

Vile! The Power of Taboo

By Andy Nowicki Vile: anagram is an energy In chronicling the ongoing anti-White, anti-male, anti-heteronormative ideological full-court-press of our judicial, media, and governmental overlords, it is all-too easy to find oneself flogged into a perpetual state of spluttering outrage, or thrust towards a inveterate inclination to indulge in […]

Warrantless spying fight: Obama vs Civil Liberty

By Glenn Greenwald President Barack Obama waves upon his arrival at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., Wednesday, May 23, 2012. (Credit: AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) In 2006, The New York Times‘ James Risen and Eric Lichtblau wonthe Pulitzer Prize for their December, 2005 article revealing that the Bush administration was eavesdropping on the […]

California Police Beat Man to Death

By Larry Welborn and Lou Ponsi THE LATEST: Dr. Michael Lekawa, a trauma surgeon at UCI Medical Center in Orange, spent most of the morning on the witness stand in the preliminary hearing into the death of transient Kelly Thomas. John Barnett, the attorney for Fullerton police Officer […]

ORG: Mobile filters censor innocent content

From BBC News. Don’t “think of the children” too much, lest you lose valuable freedoms (and IQ points) in the process! ____________ Pornography filters on mobile phones are “censoring” normal web content, according to the Open Rights Group. Its report found that 60 websites were incorrectly blocked by […]

Federal Judge Cockblocks NDAA

So says Glenn Greenwald. Nice job, Miss Forrest! __________________________ A federal district judge today, the newly-appointed Katherine Forrest of the Southern District of New York, issued an amazing ruling: one which preliminarily enjoins enforcement of the highly controversial indefinite provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act, enacted by […]

“The Policeman is Your Friend”? Psh!

Article by Kevin Carson. I rather like Sean Gabb’s offshoot from it… American pigs, so far as I can tell, have always been more piggish than the English pigs. But our own have become much more brutal and trigger-happy over the past few decades. For example, Mark Duggan […]

Stateside Self-Defence Teacher Banned from the UK

From the UK Huffington Post. No surprise  to hear that Theresa May’s behind this ban: it seems a surveillance state “ is conducive to the public good”, yet learning how to fight off predation isn’t. She’s consistent, if nothing else. __________________________________ An American self-defence instructor has been banned […]

Beware of System Libertarians

Article by John Glaser. I knew what Johnson was about years ago when as governor of New Mexico he said he opposed the drug war but refused to grant pardons to drug war prisoners because “they broke the law” or some such nonsense. ————————————————————————————————————————————————– In an interview with the […]

Can Liberalism Tolerate Islam?

Article by Abdal-Hakim Murad. —————————————————————————————————————————————————— Must one be liberal to belong to the West? For all the polite multiculturalist denials, this question is being put to us more and more insistently. The European Union, as it struggles to articulate a common cultural as well as economic vision, regularly […]

The Therapeutic State Targets the L.A. Porn Industry

From Reason.Com. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————– OK boys, strap on your rubbers, it’s raining nonsense. The Los Angeles City Council voted 9-1 to require male porn actors to wrap their rascals and wear condoms when they’re shooting. And when they’re filming. The move is being closely watched by other filth hamlets looking […]

The New Free Speech Wars

Article by Jared Taylor. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————- Most Americans have a vague sense that the First Amendment means we can gather just about anywhere and say just about anything so long as we don’t break the law. But that’s not how it works. It is increasingly common for fanatics to shut down […]

Indiana House Approves Bill That Allows Homeowners To Kill Police Officers

Article by Stephen D. Foster. ————————————————————————————————————————————————— Republicans in Indiana are taking self-defense too far. In a move supported by the National Rifle Association, the Indiana House passed Senate Bill 1, which allows homeowners to shoot and kill police officers they believe are unlawfully on their property or in […]

FREE FRED REIO! Police arrest young African over Facebook and music video

From UhuruNews. Com. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————— On February 7, police in riot gear came to arrest Fred Reio and said the “probable cause” was the music video here was the reason they locked him up. The guns in the video are just props and ain’t even real. They also had […]

Nazi Exceptionalism; or, How Godwin’s Law Gets It Backward

Article by Kevin Carson. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————- Most participants in online debates are familiar with Godwin’s Law: “As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler approaches 1.” The implicit corollary, of course, is that the first person to descend to such a comparison […]

When Democracy Murders Liberty

Article by Paul Gottfried.  ———————————————————————————————— In a recent interview with the German weekly Junge Freiheit, popular satirist and onetime fixture of the left Eckhard Henscheid explained why he had moved toward the libertarian right and was fighting censorship in his “democratic” society. Junge Freiheit had been kept from […]

Railroaded for Self-Defense

This seems to be a genuine self-defense case. Issues of cultural/racial/sexual identity or political ideology shouldn’t enter into cases like this. The only question should be, “Who is the aggressor and who is the victim?” ————————————————————————————————————————————————– An important case demands our support. Crishaun “CeCe” McDonald, a young Black […]

Don’t Worry, The Federal Reserve Just Wants To Be Your “Online Friend”

From The American Dream. —————————————————————————————————————————————————– According to CNBC, the Federal Reserve “is planning on monitoring what you say about it on social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook”.  Apparently we are not supposed to be alarmed though, because as the CNBC headline states, the Federal Reserve just “wants to […]

Interview with Arundhati Roy

From the New Internationalist. ———————————————————————————————————————————————— Arundhati Roy is probably the most ‘do something’ public intellectual of our time. In her interview with New Internationalist she offers her take on market-friendly democracy, people power and the wealth that is fed by people’s lives. Your writings have grappled with ruthless state […]

The Clockwork Orange Dilemma! Riots, Reflections and Ramifications…

Article by MRDA. The best analysis yet of the London riots. ————————————————————————————————————————————— When folk get angry, why do they always piss on their own doorstep? Westminster is only a bus ride away. – Tunnocks, Guardian Reader. But this I counsel you, my friends: Mistrust all in whom the […]