Tag Archives: Police State

Ron Jacobs : Creeping Fascism? Ask the Cop on the Corner

Police state shown busily creeping. Image from The End of the World.Ask the cop on the corner:Creeping fascism The infant U.S. police state is no longer learning to crawl; it has learned to walk and will soon be stomping its … Continue reading

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Colombia : Uribe’s Murderous Secret Police

Top: Departamento Administrativo de Seguridad (DAS) headquarters in Colombia. Photo from El Tiempo. Below, forces of the paramilitary Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia (AUC) on patrol. Photo from latinamericanstudies.org.Colombia’s DAS:Vicious security octopus acts with impunity By Marion Delgado / The Rag … Continue reading

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Rag Blog Scoop about ‘Cognitive Infiltration’ Stirs up Internet Storm

Marc Estrin exhibits the tag line to his exclusive Rag Blog article about Obama advisor Cass Sunstein that has received much attention in the blogosphere.Estrin’s exclusive about Obama confidantTriggers alarm about controversial scheme By Thorne Dreyer / The Rag Blog … Continue reading

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Got Fascism? : Obama Advisor Promotes ‘Cognitive Infiltration’

Presidential advisor and long-time Obama buddy Cass Sunstein.Your government appointees at work:Cass Sunstein seeks ‘cognitive’ provocateurs By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / January 11, 2010 Cass Sunstein is President Obama’s Harvard Law School friend, and recently appointed Administrator … Continue reading

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Obama Administration: Continuing the Police State Mentality of BushCo

This is nothing other than shameful. This administration continues to move away from the promise of a different future, but rather marches closer and closer to fascism. The police state holds no promise. Why does Barack Obama not see this? … Continue reading

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US Military: A Little Too Big for Its Britches

National Guard (murderers) at Kent State in May 1970.The Military Is Not the PoliceJuly 29, 2009 It was disturbing to learn the other day just how close the last administration came to violating laws barring the military from engaging in … Continue reading

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Great Britain : Extensive Camera Network Ups Police State Ante

Photo from Getty Images. The BBC says the massive tracking database will be up and fully functional in a matter of months. By Stephen C. Webster / May 25, 2009 See BBC Video, Below. The British government will soon have … Continue reading

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Militarizing the US/Mexico Border Is Not the Solution to the Drug Battles Taking Place There

Operation Jump Start training in Phoenix, Ariz., Feb. 21, 2007, teaches U.S. Customs and Border Patrol procedures while observing the Arizona-Mexico border for illegal activity. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Trisha Harris)We shouldn’t militarize the U.S.-Mexico borderBy Yolanda … Continue reading

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Israeli Government Suppressing Dissent; Hundreds Jailed

‘According to Israeli police reports, at least 763 Israeli citizens, the majority of them Palestinian and 244 under 18 years old, have been arrested, imprisoned or detained for participating in demonstrations.’ By Nora Barrows-Friedman | January 19, 2009 JERUSALEM — … Continue reading

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Maryland State Police Spying: One Victim’s Story

The most telling fact concerning this story is that it appeared in the UK Guardian and on a quiet Web site for an environmental group in Seattle, Grist.org. This entire matter of the Maryland State Police spying has been routinely … Continue reading

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NorthCom: Asking Questions About Their Activities

NORTHCOM takeover drills; after Hurricane Katrina and before Rita, Bush canceled a scheduled trip to Texas and instead visited the U.S. Northern Command Headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Photo source: InfoWars.What Is NorthCom Up To?By Matthew Rothschild / November 12, … Continue reading

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That Would Be the New World Order COINTELPRO

“None of us are fringe people,” said David Zirin, referring to a characterization made by Maryland’s former state police superintendent. Photo: Kevin Clark / The Washington Post.Spying on Activists Discussed at Forum: Group Questions Why Some, Not OthersBy Lisa Rein … Continue reading

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