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|3/21/2015 - The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed an earlier decision that allowed participants in the so-called "Occupy Wall Street" movement to sue New York City police following a mass arrest on the Brooklyn Bridge four years ago.
As reported by Courthouse News, a three-judge panel ruled 2-1...|
|3/1/2015 - There have been exceptions, of course, but for the most part the mainstream media has enabled extra-constitutional behavior during the presidency of Barack Hussein Obama through acts of omission, if not outright commission, largely ignoring various scandals and some of the most heinous abuses of power....|
|3/1/2015 - A Texas woman is suing Austin police for placing a bag over her head, strapping her to a chair and using a "choke hold" and "pressure points" to draw blood for a DUI test, according to legal papers she has filed.
As reported by Courthouse News Service, Caroline Callaway of Austin has filed suit against...|
|2/20/2015 - America continues its steady downhill descent towards totalitarian police state status, as evidenced by the recent arrest of San Francisco Public Defender Jami Tillotson as she stood outside a courtroom trying to defend the right of one of her clients to not be questioned by police without counsel.
|2/9/2015 - As I have often written, the Digital Age is replete with technology that can, and has, been used as a double-edged sword, on one hand providing humanity with immeasurable benefits but on the other robbing it of dignity, liberty and basic protection from those who seek to rule.
The latest example...|
|2/4/2015 - Incredibly, U.S. Presidential candidates from the democratic party are now openly suggesting that all parents across America should be arrested and charged with crimes if they do not submit to having their children injected with toxic chemicals like mercury, aluminum, MSG and formaldehyde (all of which...|
|1/30/2015 - In a rare display of "actually-doing-the-right-thing-for-a-change," the United States Department of Justice has announced that it will no longer permit state and local authorities to invoke a federal law making it legal for state and local officials to seize private property without evidence of a crime...|
|1/29/2015 - Now we finally come to the real agenda of the vaccine industry. After vaccines have been repeatedly documented by the Natural News Lab to contain neurotoxic chemicals such as mercury, formaldehyde and MSG; after vaccine shots have been repeatedly shown to kill people who take them; and after flu shots...|
|1/27/2015 - Violence between police and citizens is increasing, according to data and statistics, as analysts and experts search for answers to decrease shootings and other acts of civil unrest.
Even as the search for answers continues, however, others have found that there is a distinct disconnect between police...|
|1/16/2015 - Most Americans are supportive of law enforcement and will readily admit that, without police officers, there could be no civil society, because there are too many elements who would use a lack of authority to prey upon innocent people.
That said, however, many Americans also believe that modern-day...|
|1/14/2015 - The latest loony idea from "gun-free zone" advocates (who absolutely insist on making children a target in public schools by advertising the utter lack of armed defenses there) involves training children to function as school resistance militia forces using cans of soup as weapons.
|1/14/2015 - Every once in a while I suddenly remember there are still people who watch the mainstream news and actually believe the lies. As all of us who are truly informed via the independent media fully realize, those people are hopelessly beyond reach. After all, they still think chemotherapy prevents cancer,...|
|1/8/2015 - Here is a lesson about why you should never completely trust anyone you "meet" online, no matter whom they appear to be.
A former small-town Pennsylvania police chief who posted a number of videos online of himself spewing obscenities about liberal ideologues and their views on the Second Amendment,...|
|1/7/2015 - In a naked attempt to shred the Constitution's privacy and due process provisions, drug warriors are pursuing a new avenue of prosecution: Testing your sewage waste to see if you've been naughty or nice when it comes to using a drug Uncle Sam has deemed illegal.
What's worse, there are actually some...|
|12/26/2014 - (Story by Aaron Dykes and Melissa Melton , republished from TruthStreamMedia.com) We have finally reached the moment where Orwell's nightmare in 1984 meets the movie Minority Report. We're living there right now.
And, astoundingly, we still hear people saying "Well, I haven't done anything wrong,...|
|12/23/2014 - The Illinois Supreme Court struck down a state eavesdropping law earlier this year that criminalized citizen recordings of conversations with police or anyone else without their consent.
In the case, the state high court held that the old law "criminalize[d] a wide range of innocent conduct," and...|
|12/22/2014 - I grew up thinking that every police officer had good intentions, that they were there to protect and serve, but that all changed one night in Uplands Park, Missouri, as my wife and I passed through a small municipality in St. Louis. I'd seen red and blue in my rearview mirror before, but I had no idea...|
|12/11/2014 - If you haven't already seen Hunger Games, Catching Fire I urge you to watch it now. The movie, available for free on Amazon's PRIME service, depicts a totalitarian centralized government ruling over disarmed, oppressed subjects with outrageous cruelty and injustice.
The movie is a warning to what...|
|12/10/2014 - In recent weeks a number of high-profile cases involving the killing of criminal suspects by police has increasingly come under scrutiny. And while the cases were "high-profile" in part because they were over-hyped by the mainstream media, as well as professional "rabble-rousers" and agitators, there...|
|12/9/2014 - A Staten Island grand jury voted this week not to indict a New York City police officer who put Eric Garner in a chokehold shortly before he died on the street during an attempt to arrest him earlier this summer.
However, a different grand jury was less deferential to the man who filmed NYC police...|
|12/8/2014 - A Wisconsin man who has filed suit in federal court has claimed that Village of Arena police introduced irrelevant racial undertones in an investigation of him, resulting in an unfair arrest.
As reported by Courthouse News, the recently filed complaint names the village as well as police officer...|
|12/3/2014 - On the night of April 2, 2014, in Oxnard, California, Jose Salinas, his wife Paulina and their three young children were awakened by a commotion just outside of their condominium. When Jose pulled back the curtains of the bedroom to see what was happening, there was a police officer pointing a gun at...|
|12/2/2014 2:19:48 PM - (Story by Chris Hedges, republished from TruthDig.com) Mayor Bill de Blasio's plans to launch a pilot program in New York City to place body cameras on police officers and conduct training seminars to help them reduce their adrenaline rushes and abusive language, along with the establishment...|
|12/1/2014 - More and more agencies of the federal government are turning to the use of undercover operatives in expanded operations in recent years, with some 40 agencies now using officers who pose as welfare recipients, businessmen and women, doctors, political protesters and even ministers, in attempts to expose...|
|11/26/2014 - Simone Weil, a 20th century French philosopher and political activist, once wrote:
Whether the mask is labeled fascism, democracy, or dictatorship of the proletariat, our great adversary remains the apparatus--the bureaucracy, the police, the military. Not the one facing us across the frontier of...|
|11/26/2014 - Immediately following the grand jury decision to not indict officer Wilson for the fatal shooting of African-American Michael Brown, the situation escalated quickly on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri (a suburb of St. Louis).
A gunshot was heard on the live stream linked below, followed by a rush...|
|11/26/2014 - Few Americans want to actually believe that their country, increasingly, is becoming an authoritarian police state, but more and more are realizing that that is precisely what is happening. We feel it in our gut as we see it with our own eyes, because we are treated to example after example on a daily...|
|11/26/2014 - Local cops are justifying their actions, but parents are outraged, because they believe that their children were unnecessarily traumatized and put in danger.
As reported by FOX 13, police in Winter Haven, Florida, say they will now change their policy after an active shooter drill at a middle school...|
|10/25/2014 - As word spreads that a new case of Ebola has appeared in the densely populated concrete jungle of New York City, the deadly virus itself may also be spreading, simply because of poor disposal rules and a lack of containment discipline.
For example, a day after newspapers and news outlets reported...|
|10/23/2014 - While some states and cities have permitted medical marijuana use and individual pot plant growing for medical marijuana use, a few have even eased up on enforcing recreational marijuana use, even completely allowing it. But most states still consider "illegal" to be the same as "unethical," "immoral"...|
|10/21/2014 - When public servants rudely go out of their way to pry into other people's business and interrogate them over the most trivial things, then they set themselves up for an unnecessary confrontation. When a public servant preys on people they think look suspicious, they have crossed the line and are no...|
|10/14/2014 - Spanish protesters clashed with police on October 6, in an ultimately unsuccessful attempt to prevent authorities from euthanizing the dog of the first person to acquire Ebola within the country.
The 12-year-old rescue dog, named Excalibur, belonged to Spanish nurse Maria Teresa Romero Ramos, who...|
|9/27/2014 - In the aftermath of school shootings by psychiatric drug users and the creation of fake or false flag shootings within schools, school administrators and local police have gone to the other extreme. The knee-jerk responses completely bypass valid questions such as "were the shooters on psych meds, or...|
|9/25/2014 - They took years to develop and were expensive to deploy, but well worth it, because they protected hundreds of thousands of American men and women in uniform as they deployed to war zones in Iraq and Afghanistan.
They are known as MRAPs -- Mine-Resistant, Ambush-Protected vehicles -- and their armored...|
|9/2/2014 - Strange things are happening in our world, and things seem to be getting more bizarre by the day. Here are six important stories unfolding right now that you need to be aware of.
(Original sources cited as appropriate.)
Ebola mutating and exploding; may reach 100,000 infections this year
|8/27/2014 - The parents of a small child who was injured severely when a SWAT team's stun grenade exploded in his face will likely be forced to pay for all of his medical expenses.
According to a report from Atlanta, Georgia's WSB-TV, Habersham County is refusing to pick up the tab for the more than a half-million...|
|8/24/2014 - Concert attendees at last year's annual Boston Calling music festivals were not there simply to watch the show. In fact, they were, themselves, "watched," if you will, by the Boston Police Department, which was covertly testing new facial recognition technology that analyzed every concertgoer at the...|
|8/23/2014 - In the midst of ongoing unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, following the police shooting of an unarmed black man, authorities in another embattled American city -- Detroit -- are advising residents to buy guns to protect themselves, because the police are spread too thin.
One top authority, Police Chief...|
|8/21/2014 - For years, since America began its "global war on terror," weapons, vehicles and other equipment manufactured to fight it have been flowing out of war zones in Iraq and, increasingly, Afghanistan to local police departments. The question is, why?
According to cops, they need the gear to protect themselves...|
|8/19/2014 - The existence of a militarized police state in America is now undeniable. Soldier-like police forces are becoming violent with peaceful protesters who refuse to abide by state-mandated curfews. Innocent civilians are being held up at gunpoint, and journalists are being arrested by militarized police...|
|8/17/2014 9:54:09 AM - As racial tensions and violence escalate in Ferguson, Missouri, following the police shooting of 18-year-old African American youth Michael Brown, there are a number of elements working to inflame an already volatile situation.
In addition to the usual race-baiting hucksters and opportunists, the...|
|8/14/2014 - For the past decade, alternative news websites like Natural News, Info Wars, SHTFplan.com and many others have repeatedly warned about the alarming militarization of domestic police forces across the United States. The response from the mostly liberal mainstream media was raucous laughter and denial....|
|8/3/2014 - The president of the Miami-Dade Police Benevolent Association is warning area residents, and Florida residents on whole, to get armed because increasingly, they won't be able to count on police to protect them.
In speaking to WSVN News, John Rivera said, "If the mayor's not going to provide security,...|
|7/29/2014 - Four emergency medical workers who were called for a New York City man who died in policy custody after being placed in an apparent chokehold have been banned from responding to 911 calls for the time being, according to an announcement by the Fire Department of New York (FDNY).
The four -- a pair...|
|7/20/2014 - A very dubious new police tactic has been revealed, in which an officer used phony information in order to gain "consent" to search private properties without first obtaining a warrant, as required by the Fourth Amendment.
Officers in Durham, North Carolina, have found out they can create a legal...|
|7/19/2014 - In today's insane police state society, people can now be arrested for the "suspicious" way that they cut up fruits and vegetables. Apparently, carving a watermelon aggressively can land a man in the slammer these days. All police need is a snitch, and that can even include a man's own wife. This is...|
|7/2/2014 - The signs of America's plunge into police state insanity just keep coming one after another, and today a de facto medical police state has been declared in government-run immigration refugee camps where infectious disease is running wild.
Many people will not believe the statements contained in this...|
|6/20/2014 - A federal appeals court has ruled that police need to obtain a search warrant in order to track the cellular telephones of criminal suspects, a ruling that could help finally resolve a key privacy issue in the technological age that has split courts and judges around the country.
A three-judge panel...|
|5/12/2014 - A federal appeals court has recently ruled that driving a vehicle with your hands at the "ten and two" position is reason enough for police to pull you over, even if no traffic laws have been violated.
Additionally, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit ruled, a driver having facial acne...|
|4/1/2014 - A Kansas City-area couple whose upscale home was illegally invaded by police in a SWAT-style raid back in 2012 is demanding justice, including access to the documents that allegedly justified the raid and $7 million in damages. Reports indicate that the Harte family of Leawood, Kansas, was literally...|
|2/13/2014 - What police officers, handgun bans and public policies have been unable to do in Chicago to lower the murder rate, Mother Nature has managed to accomplish.
According to a rather macabre website belonging to the Chicago Sun-Times newspaper - a site which tracks murders in the city - the chill of the...|
|2/1/2014 - During Rudy Giuliani's tenure as New York City mayor, crime in the Big Apple fell dramatically.
According to Justice Department figures, violent crime fell 56 percent during Giuliani's eight-year tenure, the murder rate fell by two-thirds, robbery went down by 67 percent, and aggravated assault declined...|
|1/22/2014 - Once again, employees of the nation's most worthless federal agency, the Transportation Security Administration, are in trouble with the law for allegedly committing a sexually abusive act against a passenger.
According to the local CBS affiliate, Denver police have launched a sexual assault investigation...|
|1/18/2014 - An Indianapolis man has been arrested for allegedly breaking into a museum storage facility and stealing jars of human brain tissue collected from mental patients to later be sold on eBay.
According to police, David Charles, age 21, repeatedly broke into the Indiana Medical History Museum, which...|
|1/17/2014 - No doubt, when the parents of 18-year-old Keith Vidal called local police to provide some assistance to the North Carolina couple, they never in their wildest imaginations believed that things would turn out the way they did - with them having to bury their son.
According to The Daily Caller, the...|
|1/16/2014 - The militarization of police departments around the nation continues, as evidenced by the purchase of a massive, military-grade armored vehicle by an agency in Florida.
According to the local NBC affiliate, police in Fort Pierce "are now armed with a U.S. military surplus battle wagon: a six wheel,...|
|1/13/2014 - More and more police departments are dropping out of a "voluntary" federal government traffic checkpoint program that aims to curb drunken driving and driving under the influence of drugs as it comes under increasing criticism in cities around the country.
As reported by USA Today, the government...|
|1/5/2014 - The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is at it again with the police state propaganda, this time with the release of an animation aimed at brainwashing young children into accepting federal security checkpoints. An obvious attempt at justifying the agency's continued violations of the...|
|1/3/2014 - Tens of millions of Americans have been noticing that local police and sheriff's departments have become more and more militarized over the past decade - a period following the most horrific terrorist attack ever committed on U.S. soil.
In many respects, that attack ended our age of innocence, so...|
|12/29/2013 - Environmental activists, like all activists, can sometimes be overly disruptive and a little bit kooky in what they choose to protest, but one thing that they generally are not are terrorists. But apparently some police departments and federal law enforcement officials would beg to differ.
|12/22/2013 - Racial profiling is still very much present in the United States, as Earl Sampson can attest.
The 28-year-old Miami Gardens resident has been stopped by police 258 times in four years, subjected to unwarranted search more than 100 times, and jailed 56 times - all for going to work.
|12/15/2013 - Robert Cameron Redus was a well-liked, 23-year-old college student whose life ended in tragedy early Friday morning. Redus died at the hands of an armed campus cop by the name of corporal Christopher Carter.
According to San Antonio local KSAT News, Carter emptied his gun into Redus after pulling...|
|12/9/2013 11:03:49 PM - Mother Jones magazine, long a voice of the anti-establishment left, has made a transformation of sorts in recent months, culminating in an admission of sorts that those on the forefront of the fight to restore individual freedom and liberty have a point when they decry the rising instances of police...|
|11/26/2013 - Cases of estranged police behavior continue to show up in reports nationwide. From restricting parents from picking up their children at school to firing rounds of ammo at a van full of children and other bizarre incidents, police behavior has become outright embarrassing in America.
|11/17/2013 - In one of the more vile, sadistic police abuses to come along in recent years, a former suspect is suing New Mexico cops who forced him to undergo an anal probe eight times.
The victim, David Eckert, also from New Mexico, claims in his federal suit that cops from the Deming, N.M., Police Department...|
|11/1/2013 - It's getting so that it is downright hazardous to be a journalist in America these days. Or is it "Amerika"?
In a country where there is a specific provision of our founding document that acknowledges and guarantees freedom of the press, our federal law enforcement agencies are beginning to act more...|
|10/30/2013 - By now, millions of Americans have heard the story about how scores of people on food stamps attempted to rob a local Walmart blind when yet another government computer "glitch" wiped out the balances on their Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards, effectively giving them limitless purchasing ability.
|10/26/2013 - Just how out-of-control does our "system" have to be to kill a father trying to protect his son from being forcibly removed from his home - all on the word of an anonymous person? Pretty out-of-control, I'd say, and I'm betting you agree.
According to a post on the website OffTheGridNews.com, 32-year-old...|
|10/24/2013 - Increasingly, police departments around the country are becoming more militarized than at any time since the development of the modern American law enforcement apparatus, and it's having a disturbing result: the number of Americans being killed in their own homes, without ever having committed a crime,...|
|10/16/2013 - The president of the United States has his priorities mixed up. And what's more, he ought to be ashamed of himself.
That isn't a Democrat or Republican criticism. It is a statement of fact regarding any American president who would allow illegal aliens the "right" to protest on a taxpayer-bought-and-paid-for...|
|10/4/2013 - After shooting and killing a young woman who tried to ram the barricades of the U.S. capitol yesterday, police and FBI conducted a search of her home in the hopes of finding "anti-government" material there. What they found instead were bottles of medications: antidepressants and schizophrenia drugs.
|9/25/2013 - Is it even possible to fathom that an elite police tactical team available to respond quickly to the Washington Navy Yard shootings last week was recalled for the sinister purpose of allowing casualties to be increased - all to help advance a political agenda?
Our rationality and reason tell us that...|
|9/16/2013 - Whether it's because of poor vetting, extremely low standards, substandard pay or a combination of all these elements and others, the Transportation Security Administration has become little more than a criminal laughing stock. Born from the USA Patriot Act with the creation of the Department of Homeland...|
|9/14/2013 - Be careful what you say on the government-monitored and likely CIA-backed social media website Facebook, as it could result in federal agents and the local police showing up at your door for questioning. This is what happened to 33-year-old Blaine Cooper of Arizona recently after he posted a comment...|
|8/31/2013 - No country is allowed to fight at all without first getting permission from the United States of America! Plus, if any country has any kind of quarrel, civil war or even just a protest about their own government, chances are that the U.S. will bomb and/or invade them, in the name of peace, of course....|
|8/31/2013 - The notion of police using criminals to catch would-be criminals is once again under scrutiny, this time in New York as an informant was caught on tape planting "evidence" at the business of an African American businessman, in order to give his police masters something in order to justify his existence.
|8/29/2013 - A natural news writer was stopped by Casey, Illinois, police early Sunday morning, August 18th.
On his way home with his wife, the writer was suddenly stopped by Officer Hanley. According to police, a rear light was out on the driver's vehicle. With his driver's side window slightly rolled down,...|
|8/15/2013 - A small, Texas-based group calling itself a "sustainability community" says it was raided by a police SWAT team over suspicion that members were growing and distributing marijuana, but officers were unable to locate any contraband.
According to a press release from the group, which calls itself The...|
|8/10/2013 - Without question, the world is becoming less, not more, civilized the older humanity gets. The following is a case in point.
Officials in Niagara County, in western New York, are being sued by the parents of Roger Dunn over allegations that a coroner took a piece of his body for canine police training...|
|8/6/2013 - All the facts may not yet be in, but on the surface, it seems terribly unjust and an inappropriate use of force by a police veteran.
CBS Los Angeles reported Aug. 1 that an eyewitness recorded cellphone footage of a Santa Ana, Calif., police officer shooting and killing an 22-year-old unarmed homeless...|
|8/3/2013 - Do you have an expectation of privacy when you step into your vehicle? Apparently you don't, because in case you didn't know, you're being tracked everywhere you drive. And for that, you can blame the double-edged sword of technology.
The Information Age has made it much more affordable - and far...|
|8/1/2013 - Don't look now, but New York City is doing its best imitation of Detroit, at least when it comes to emergency medical services.
The New York Daily News is reporting that the city's Emergency Medical Personnel - the EMTs and Paramedics who staff city ambulances - sometimes must wait hours for the...|
|7/26/2013 - We here at Natural News have become more than a little concerned about the over-militarization of police and federal law enforcement, using helmet-clad, flak vest-wearing, automatic weapon-toting officers and agents when it is entirely unnecessary to do so. While most cops continue to "serve and protect"...|
|7/21/2013 - Last week, Detroit declared bankruptcy, becoming the largest city in U.S. history to take such drastic action in the face of financial insolvency. A declaration of bankruptcy isn't what most people think it is, though: it's not just a statement of "we're broke!" It's actually a way for the city to clear...|
|7/21/2013 - If you've been thinking lately that America doesn't resemble the country your parents grew up in, you're right - it doesn't, because it isn't. In fact, America has changed dramatically since the 1950s and 1960s, and not for the better in terms of your rights under the "law" and the Constitution.
|7/17/2013 - If you're getting the impression that the Obama "Justice" Department tends to pick and choose which crimes it wants to pursue and which crimes it wants to ignore, for purely political reasons, I'd have to say your analysis is spot-on. More to the point, political allies get a pass while political enemies...|
|7/16/2013 - Evacuees of the historic High River flood that recently swept through parts of the Canadian province of Alberta could have a disturbing surprise waiting for them when they return home in the coming days and weeks. New reports have surfaced indicating that Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers...|
|7/13/2013 - A respectful, disciplined cop, who doesn't trample the rights of individuals, is a great asset to any society. What happens, though, when police training goes from respecting the rights of citizens and morphs into utter apathy towards people? Here's what happens: law abiding people are taken from their...|
|7/12/2013 - A Pittsburgh area woman recently met the heavy hand of local law enforcement during an intense 12-hour police roundup, which serves as yet another reminder about the fragility of our individual liberties. As reported by WTAE News in Pittsburgh, police officers barged into Robyn Ruckman's home after...|
|7/10/2013 - The article which originally appeared here has been removed because it is no longer aligned with the science-based investigative mission of Natural News. In late 2013 / early 2014, Mike Adams (the Health Ranger), editor of Natural News, transitioned from outspoken activist to environmental scientist....|
|7/6/2013 - The article which originally appeared here has been removed because it is no longer aligned with the science-based investigative mission of Natural News. In late 2013 / early 2014, Mike Adams (the Health Ranger), editor of Natural News, transitioned from outspoken activist to environmental scientist....|
|7/5/2013 - Under certain conditions things can spiral out of control, and that appears to have been the case recently in Hawthorne, Calif., where police shot and killed a suspect's dog in front of him, as he was being arrested on a misdemeanor.
According to Britain's Daily Mail, 52-year-old Hawthorne resident...|
|7/5/2013 - It's not a very big federal agency - 600 agents - but it does have a very big problem.
A new inspector general report has found that the United States Park Police has lost track of a huge cache of weapons including handguns, rifles and even machine guns, in what the Department of the Interior's watchdog...|
|6/25/2013 - It has become trendy in the liberal/progressive world of anti-Second Amendment advocates to entice gun owners to voluntarily turn in their weapons via dubious "buyback" programs that ostensibly work to reduce the number of firearms on city streets.
Such programs are operated by police departments...|
|6/16/2013 - The city of Detroit, once one of the greatest examples of American manufacturing prowess, has become a decrepit shell of its former self, wracked by successive administrations mired in corruption and owing to powerful employee unions which helped themselves to city coffers at taxpayers' expense.
|6/12/2013 - When a group of uniformed men wearing guns sets up a road block then ask you to "volunteer" a DNA sample and blood sample, it stretches the definition of "volunteer." But that's what happened in Alabama yesterday as off-duty cops in two counties set up DNA collection roadblocks and stopped cars to ask...|
|6/11/2013 - The supreme law of the United States has just voted 5-4 in favor of a National DNA database. In Maryland v. King, the court upheld the right of police to arrest and forcibly take DNA samples from individuals, without even issuing a search warrant.
Writing for the majority, Justice Anthony M. Kennedy...|
|6/8/2013 - Local residents living within a one-mile radius of the venue for the popular Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, which takes place annually in Indio, California, got an advanced preview of the emerging American police state this year. According to a recent report by the Los Angeles Times (LAT),...|
|6/8/2013 - Abuse of power is becoming accepted at even local levels now, as absurd targeting of ordinary non-violent Americans becomes "normal."
Michael Allison, a 42-year-old man from Robinson, a small town in Illinois, faces a 75-year prison sentence for videotaping police.
The charge waged against Michael...|
|5/31/2013 - For every absurdity committed, the offending person rationalizes it away by shifting blame, refocusing the argument or just ignoring basic facts about human nature and the cold, hard realities of life.
Such is the case with a 911 operator in Oregon who - no, I'm not making this up - told a frantic...|
|5/19/2013 - The article which originally appeared here has been removed because it is no longer aligned with the science-based investigative mission of Natural News. In late 2013 / early 2014, Mike Adams (the Health Ranger), editor of Natural News, transitioned from outspoken activist to environmental scientist....|
|5/16/2013 - By now, images of Bostonians being forced from their homes by heavily armed police and federal agents who were searching for a lone terrorist bomber are well-known throughout the alternative media world.
Within hours after authorities in Boston, in collusion with the Feds, ordered a lockdown of the...|
|5/14/2013 - Associated Press reporters are outraged over recent revelations that the Obama administration engaged in a "sweeping seizure" of the private phone records of AP reporters as part of a Justice Department investigation. No probable cause was given to anyone, and hundreds of AP reporters were simply deemed...|
|5/9/2013 - If you paid any attention to the news surrounding the terrorist attacks at the Boston Marathon - and in particular the house-to-house searches that took place in the hours following the attacks - you witnessed a growing trend in law enforcement that should be very concerning to you: the militarization...|
|5/8/2013 - As long as it is something that enhances your safety, then any law enforcement technique used by police is acceptable in our system of government, right?
If the existence and proliferation of license plate-reading technology is any indication, the answer, apparently, is yes - especially if the readers...|
|5/7/2013 - Another day, another saga about the growing police state in America. Apparently some North Carolina communities are cracking down on the consumption of iced tea in the parking lots of some businesses.
A YouTube video posted recently captured what appears to be an overzealous security guard who accused...|
|5/5/2013 - If you're old enough to remember the Robocop movies, you likely remember that the main character, "Robocop," came complete with a sophisticated self-defense system that included, of course, surveillance cameras that could record at will.
That metalized version of a police officer is still pretty...|
|5/4/2013 - With memories of the Newtown, Conn., shooting still fresh in the minds of Americans, why on earth would a school want to hold an unannounced active shooter drill using its staff of teachers as victims without their prior knowledge?
That's a question likely to come up in the days ahead, especially...|
|5/4/2013 - If you have something critical to say about your government, which is a fundamental right under the founding principles of the First Amendment, don't make your comments in Palm Beach County, Fla., because such criticism is likely to get you a visit from a local deputy.
In an outrageous attack on...|
|5/2/2013 - Former long-serving U.S. Rep. Ron Paul of Texas isn't mincing words when describing the scene in and around Boston following the April 15 terrorist bombing of the famous annual Boston Marathon. To him, the tactics local police and federal agents used when searching for the suspects was nothing short...|
|4/30/2013 - Increasingly, states are beginning to distinguish themselves either as bastions of liberty and freedom, like Texas and Arizona, or lackeys for big government federalism like California and New York.
For the record, we can officially add Colorado to the latter list, as the state has been taken over...|
|4/29/2013 - Apparently Americans who employ hydroponics are the newest targets in an insane "drug war" that has gone from bad to ludicrous since it was first "declared" in the early 1980s.
Consider this case in point: A couple of years ago, narcotics officers knocked on the door at the home of a man who had...|
|4/26/2013 - Activist Mark Dice is at it again, this time asking citizens on the street of California to sign a petition mandating maximum mercury injections for children along with door-to-door gun confiscations using police and military forces.
Astonishingly, person after person gladly signs the petition!
|4/26/2013 - If you ever wanted to see what a police state looks like up close and personal, look no further than Boston in the aftermath of the marathon terrorist attack.
New video footage released online following last week's lock-down and the house-to-house searches for a lone terror suspect that followed...|
|4/24/2013 - The United States incarcerates more of its citizens per capita than any other nation on the planet, a real point of contention among many policy analysts of all political stripes. So why, then, do we as a nation tolerate intentional efforts by police departments around the country to artificially grow...|
|4/23/2013 - The article which originally appeared here has been removed because it is no longer aligned with the science-based investigative mission of Natural News. In late 2013 / early 2014, Mike Adams (the Health Ranger), editor of Natural News, transitioned from outspoken activist to environmental scientist....|
|4/23/2013 - When a series of explosions went off at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, Cross Country Coach Ali Stevenson, recalls several police officials saying "Do not worry, it's just a training exercise." Stevenson noticed bomb sniffing dogs before the race began. He also saw police spotters on roofs -...|
|4/16/2013 - Everyone from President Obama and Vice President Biden on down who is currently pushing for new gun control legislation as a way to "reduce gun violence" and lower crime overall is lying if they tell you that most police officers agree with them that these new measures will work.
According to PoliceOne,...|
|3/22/2013 - If you're a business owner, hobbyist or just a drone enthusiast, you need not apply for a permit with the Federal Aviation Administration to operate a drone. You won't get it, you see, because drone permits are being limited to the police and the military. Welcome to America, 2013, home of the Statist.
|3/14/2013 - A growing number of firearms makers, as well as companies and firms that manufacture gun parts are opting out of doing business with the police departments of "states, counties, cities, and municipalities that restrict their citizen's rights" to own guns.
The companies - including such notable weapons...|
|3/14/2013 - Police departments have, for decades, purchased a surplus of military equipment, usually when those departments were in need of a particular vehicle or piece of gear to fulfill a very specialized mission. But these days, much more equipment appears to be flowing to local police agencies, from both the...|
|3/8/2013 - It's not a zombie apocalypse but it could be the next best - or worst - thing, depending on your point of view, but one thing is for certain: The robots are coming, and with them new laws that will undoubtedly be utilized to protect them.
According to the Chillicothe Gazette, a Gannett-owned Ohio...|
|2/27/2013 - The recent Waco-style killing of former Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officer Christopher Dorner by a band of bloodthirsty LAPD officers serves as a grim reminder of how completely out of control the police state system can become when faced with outside threats to its own continuity. But Dorner's...|
|2/19/2013 - We here at Natural News didn't think it would be long after voters in the states of Washington and Colorado approved measures legalizing possession and use of marijuana in November before the lawsuits would start.
In the weeks following passage of the measures, the Department of Justice announced...|
|2/15/2013 - The Uplands Park Police Department in St. Louis, Missouri has been a hub of corruption. From raping escorts in their police station, to hiring unlicensed officers, to setting up false arrests, this gang of police has been quite the abusive force. That is until recently.
On December 16, 2012, the...|
|2/13/2013 - The article which originally appeared here has been removed because it is no longer aligned with the science-based investigative mission of Natural News. In late 2013 / early 2014, Mike Adams (the Health Ranger), editor of Natural News, transitioned from outspoken activist to environmental scientist....|
|2/13/2013 - In the greatly unsettling aftermath of the complete and total destruction of Missouri-based Morningland Dairy by the corrupt Missouri Milk Board, farm owners Joe and Denise Dixon have been able to share the sordid details of their harrowing experience mostly with the alternative media and select others...|
|2/13/2013 - The article which originally appeared here has been removed because it is no longer aligned with the science-based investigative mission of Natural News. In late 2013 / early 2014, Mike Adams (the Health Ranger), editor of Natural News, transitioned from outspoken activist to environmental scientist....|
|2/5/2013 - As if police in most major cities didn't have enough to do already, now they are being deployed as enforcers for the nanny state.
Cops in Naperville, Ill., a suburb of Chicago, have arrested two mothers after they attempted to block utility workers from installing so-called "smart meters" on their...|
|1/29/2013 - An Indiana couple saved a wounded baby deer and nursed it back to life, saving its life and giving it a home. They named it "Little Orphan Dani." When Indiana state officials got word of this courageous act of compassion, they ordered the deer euthanized. (Because government wants to kill everything...|
|1/28/2013 - The motto is, "To seek justice, protect civil liberties, and uphold the Constitution."
The mission is: To equip sheriffs, peace officers and public officials with the necessary information and public support to carry out their duties in accordance with their Oaths of Office.
And, according to...|
|1/27/2013 - In a lengthy piece recently, I documented how fear-mongering by the nation's political elite has allowed them to foist a raft of unconstitutional regulations and legislation over the years on a nation that, undoubtedly, our founding fathers would likely never recognize (unless they were comparing modern-day...|
|1/21/2013 - In a tactic that is not likely to inspire future cooperation or confidence in police, officers in Northampton, Mass., have tricked every student in the local high school into providing them with handwriting samples as part of an investigation.
In what is becoming increasingly common among local,...|
|1/16/2013 - The article which originally appeared here has been removed because it is no longer aligned with the science-based investigative mission of Natural News. In late 2013 / early 2014, Mike Adams (the Health Ranger), editor of Natural News, transitioned from outspoken activist to environmental scientist....|
|1/15/2013 - It's a done deal.
Governor Cuomo, along with Democrat and Republican legislators, is ramming through a bill to restrict gun ownership, re-classify weapons in order to ban them -- and, in a far-reaching move, create psychiatrists as cops who must report patients to law-enforcement, in order to keep...|
|1/11/2013 - The article which originally appeared here has been removed because it is no longer aligned with the science-based investigative mission of Natural News. In late 2013 / early 2014, Mike Adams (the Health Ranger), editor of Natural News, transitioned from outspoken activist to environmental scientist....|
|1/10/2013 - It's been said that it takes all kinds to make up this world, but we have to ask ourselves what kind of loon does it take to order police officers to leave their weapons in their vehicles while dining?
And yet, that's exactly what happened to several plainclothes detectives who were trying to catch...|
|12/28/2012 1:01:53 PM - I've been listening to a stream of police dept. audio during the initial response to the Sandy Hook shooting.
This link has most of its action in the first four minutes:
At roughly 2:38, a police voice says: "Party in custody."
Then at 3:49, "We have a...|
|12/21/2012 - The Obama administration and its gun-grabbing allies in Congress are planning to exploit the tragic Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn., in a renewed bid to take away guns and gun rights. But in the days following the massacre of 20 first graders and six adults, the Gallup polling...|
|12/21/2012 - In a tactic that would have made Adolph Hitler, Joseph Stalin and Hugo Chavez proud, city officials in one Arkansas town are deploying police dressed in combat gear and carrying AR-15 assault rifles on foot patrol as a crime control measure, with permission to stop every citizen and ask them their business,...|
|12/19/2012 - When he took to the microphones to suggest that, in the wake of yet another horrific school shooting, it is past time to arm qualified educators so they can better protect their young charges, he raised more than a few eyebrows.
The audacity of his suggestion aside, it was an outside-the-box solution...|
|12/19/2012 - In the wake of the recent Sandy Hook shooting, I reached out to my contacts in law enforcement, military and (retired) FBI over the last three days, asking three simple questions:
#1) Do you think Obama will use executive orders to demand nationwide gun confiscation?
#2) If such an order is given,...|
|12/14/2012 - Some observers think police brutality may be on the rise, as a pair of recent court cases would appear to indicate, but more than anything, the cases - and a pattern of police behavior since the so-called "war on terror" began - definitely project a growing police state mentality among civil servants...|
|12/12/2012 - It's like something ripped right out of a dystopian futuristic sci-fi novel: A U.S. patent has been uncovered that describes electronic handcuffs capable of delivering torturous electroshocks, "gas injections" and injectable "chemical restraints" to prisoners who wear them. The cuffs can be remote-controlled...|
|12/5/2012 - The nation's largest holder of genetically-modified (GM) soybeans, DuPont, is taking the biotechnology industry's mafia-style intimidation tactics to the next level by hiring its own private paramilitary police force to scare American farmers into continuing to purchase its products in accordance with...|
|12/4/2012 - In a sign of things to come in this day and age of forced fiscal austerity, officials of a bankrupt city in California are warning residents they will need to accept more responsibility for their own safety because services are going to be cut - including the police force.
The city of San Bernardino...|
|11/28/2012 - Ever since ordinary Americans have been able to instantly videotape any given situation, there have been powerful forces working to circumvent the Constitution and prohibit use of such technology.
The most recent example involves a California man who was tossed in jail for four days after he attempted...|
|11/10/2012 - The newest version of the popular video game, "Assassin's Creed," is set in 1775, "a time of unrest in the American colonies." The theme is, of course, the Revolutionary War and it evokes thoughts of the colonists' struggle for freedom and independence from Great Britain.
For me, the game also conjures...|
|10/11/2012 - The once-great city of Detroit is continuing to self-implode, a victim of decades of gross mismanagement that borders on the criminal.
The latest sign that this former automobile manufacturing capital of the world is headed for the metropolitan dustbin of history is an announcement last week by none...|
|10/5/2012 - "I messed up bad."
That's what Annie Dookhan, a former Massachusetts state chemist at the heart of a state drug lab scandal, told investigators when they discovered what she had done.
It could be the understatement of the year.
Dookhan has admitted she improperly removed evidence from storage,...|
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|8/30/2012 - Delta Airlines, in collusion, of course, with the Transportation Security Administration, seems to have a new division: Thought Police.
At least, that's what Arijit Guha and his wife think after being kicked off a Delta flight out of Buffalo-Niagara for wearing a satirical t-shirt that apparently...|
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