Category Archive: Government’s War on Private Security

May 19

“Beware of the day we get arms”: Iranian protesters chant as government shuts off internet and cell service

Deadly protests in the southern Iranian city of Kazerun have followed the government’s killing of two protesters and the arrests of many others. “After anti-riot forces were dispatched to the city from Shiraz, the people charged at them and hand-to-hand clashes ensued,” Iranian protesters, angry at government corruption, have gathered outside an Iranian police station. …

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Apr 29

Australian government seeks further expanded powers to surveil citizen bank accounts, phone records and internet use

Australia is a former British colony. Like the American colonies, it inherited the British common law and the liberties that came with it. And like everywhere else in the former British empire, Australia became prosperous and wealthy compared to the rest of the world. Just as in America and Britain, warrants signed by judges were …

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Nov 09

TSA again fails 80 percent of security tests

In the aftermath of 9/11/2001, Congress created the “Transportation Security Administration,” the agency that strips, fondles, and molests the American people as they attempt to exercise their right to travel. The government claimed that private screeners were inadequate and only government agencies could be trusted to protect air travel from terrorists and hijackers. For more …

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Jun 28

America’s colleges increasingly produce mental health patients

America’s government-funded and supported colleges produce a steady stream of government-worshipping content and culture. The expression of alternative and free-market views is generally shunned, and the colleges practice wide-scale discrimination in favor of the trusters of expansive government. But it seems America’s colleges are increasingly producing mental health patients. The Center for Collegiate Mental Health …

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Apr 09

More than 90 % of IRS “structuring” enforcements are aimed at innocent Americans

Some (but not all) Americans are aware that all banks are required to report to the IRS whenever a customer deposits or withdraws cash in the amount of $10,000 or more. The stated aim of this federal law is to catch criminal activity such as money laundering and drug trafficking. Often, the IRS swoops in …

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Mar 12

CIA now employs at least 5,000 hackers to troll and disrupt the internet

One revelation from Wikileaks’ release of CIA emails is the fact that the CIA now employs at least 5,000 hackers who spend their workdays spreading malware, viruses and other other bad code through the internet. See here. It appears the CIA is seeking to copy and replicate the “fingerprints” of other, perhaps foreign, hackers. It …

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Nov 03

Government trusters occasionally criticize policing, but offer no realistic remedy

Years ago, I authored one of the most widely read law review articles on the abuses and unconstitutionality of modern policing, “Are Cops Constitutional?” I have received praise for years from a variety of anti-police-brutality writers and organizations. But many movements aimed at stopping police criminality and abuses offer pointless solutions. One commonly suggested remedy …

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Aug 27

Government cracks down on private rescuers in Louisiana floods

During Hurricane Katrina, government troops erected roadblocks to keep out (private sector) rescuers. Government agencies wanted credit for any rescues. Entire trucks filled with needed supplies, such as Wal-Mart semis carrying bottled water to the Hurricane victims, were turned away. Government agents wanted to deliver water to the victims (albeit a few days later and …

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Aug 18

Chicago Police Report Recommends Firing 7 Lying Officers

According to the Washington Post: “”Chicago police officials have recommended firing seven officers for lying about the shooting death of Laquan McDonald, a black teenager whose 2014 killing helped spark intense protests and a federal investigation of the department.” Cops shot McDonald in the back from more than 40 feet away as McDonald walked away …

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Jun 24

Hawaiian government now registers all Hawaiian gun owners

It finally happened. The legislature and governor of a state (Hawaii) have approved a gun registry for all residents who possess firearms. Hawaii signed a bill Thursday to become the first state to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere else in the …

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