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Fusion Power: Spy Centers in Our States, Senate Report

Written by Gary North on October 11, 2012

A U.S. Senate subcommittee has conducted a two-year investigation of fusion centers. These centers collect information on U.S. citizens. They are run by states, but they are funded by the Department of Homeland Security. PERMANENT SUBCOMMITTEE ON INVESTIGATIONS, Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, FEDERAL SUPPORT FOR AND INVOLVEMENT IN STATE AND LOCAL FUSION […]

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Spanking a Child Is a Felony in Delaware

Written by Gary North on October 9, 2012

It had to happen. Delaware has become the very first state to pass a controversial law that effectively outlaws the corporal discipline of children by their parents. Senate bill 234 was signed into law by Governor Jack Markell on September 12. Sponsored by Delaware’s Senate Majority Leader Patricia Blevins, the bill redefines child abuse laws […]

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Supreme Court Skips Out: TSA Body Scanners Are A-OK

Written by Gary North on October 2, 2012

Discretion is the better part of valor. The Supremes have decided that TSA body scanners are not a constitutionally relevant issue. We can always take the train. The Invasion of the Body Scanners will not be reversed from the nation’s last protection against invasions of privacy. We can always drive. The new technology was installed […]

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DHS Spying Operation: Fusion Centers Across the USA

Written by Gary North on September 27, 2012

The Department of Homeland Security is creating what it calls fusion centers. These secretive federal data-collection centers are being set up across the nation. This is from the DHS’s website. State and major urban area fusion centers (fusion centers) are owned and operated by state and local entities, and are designated by the governor of […]

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SmartPhone App Lets Us Spy on Each Other More Efficiently

Written by Gary North on September 21, 2012

You may recall my article on the program of the Department of Homeland Security, “If You See Something, Say Something.” Well, that was just the beginning. Take a look at this. This is the first statewide test of a new technology. DOVER, Del.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Delawareans can now use their smartphones to help protect the First State […]

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Terrorist Bumper Stickers Identified by the Government

Written by Gary North on September 21, 2012

The U.S. government has a program to train local law enforcement agencies to identify prospective terrorists. One of the ways agencies can identify potential terrorists is to look for bumper stickers. To help our nation’s law enforcement and intelligence agencies confront these threats, the State and Local Anti-Terrorism Training (SLATT) Program provides training in detecting, […]

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The Government Can Now Legally Detain You Indefinitely After All. It Couldn’t Over the Weekend.

Written by Gary North on September 19, 2012

Last week a judge overturned the NDAA’s provision that authorizes the U.S. government to arrest and indefinitely detain people suspected of terrorism. The judge said that the provision violated the Constitutional protection of due process: the Fifth Amendment. This restriction on federal power did not last long. A federal judge has just granted a “stay […]

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Video: Watch a Cop Kill a Man for Jaywalking

Written by Gary North on September 18, 2012

We do not see videos like this very often. It was taken by an overhead public camera. The police car pulls over, for no apparent reason. There is a man walking along. He stops briefly, then starts running. The policemen gets out of the car and starts shooting. The man falls. The policeman runs closer. […]

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Google’s Policy on the Anti-Muhammed Video: Yes and No

Written by Gary North on September 17, 2012

Thew White House has asked Google to pull the anti-Muhammed video that is said to have led to violent demonstrations. Google has publicly refused. Quietly, it has restricted access to the video in a few Muslim nations and India. So, it appears that the demonstrations are no longer being fueled by the presence of the […]

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