Category Archive: surveillance

Jun 02

Police now pulling over vehicles for “firewood checks”

The police state expands. Police in a number of jurisdictions are reportedly pulling over vehicles for “firewood checks.” The stated reason is to prevent cars from transporting firewood containing improper weeds, seeds, insects or invasive species. See here.

Apr 19

Antiwar.com wins small victory over unlawfull FBI surveillance

Antiwar.com is a courageous small news website dedicated to noninterventionism. Since 1995 it has published a wide variety of antiwar news items, columns and interviews. Antiwar.com is generally libertarian rather than socialist, as so many antiwar movements have been in the past. Around 2012, Antiwar.com was the victim of a hack attack. The producers reported …

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Dec 03

Thailand authorities arrest man for ‘sharing’ a news story about the king on Facebook

Every government ultimately comes for all money, all property, all freedom, and to kill all who resist. Now a man has been jailed in Thailand merely for ‘sharing’ a news story about the Thai king. The news story contained information about the king’s prior divorces. See here.

Nov 05

Intercept: Senate Republicans Who Most Support Surveillance are Receiving Major Koch Brother Support

People who call themselves ‘conservatives’ often claim they are advocating an originalist, strict-construction of the Constitution, consistent with the intent of America’s Founding Fathers. Yet the strongest strand of principle which weaves through modern conservatism is worship of men in uniform, especially soldiers and cops. The Founding Fathers would be spinning in their graves if …

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Nov 05

France Continues Building Space-Age Surveillance State

Governments love terrorism. It keeps subjects in fear and accepting government control. This is why false flag episodes are so alluring for government masters. After several terrorist attacks in France, French authorities have constructed one of the world’s most elaborate surveillance states. The French government now keeps extensive data files on every person in the …

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Oct 20

Another U.S. Postal worker caught disposing of mail rather than delivering it

Many people believe the U.S. Postal Service monopoly is found in the Constitution. In fact, the Constitution merely says Congress has the power to establish a postal service. Not only is there no power to grant a postal monopoly in the Constitution, the OTHER provisions of the Constitution make it clear that Congress MAY NOT …

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Oct 07

81-year-old woman growing pot plant raided by National Guard with helicopter

Never before in American history has government been so powerful in relation to its subjects. Government ‘law enforcement’ at all levels is now so massively overfunded that it deploys tanks, helicopters and tactical teams to enforce the most trivial laws. Now a retired Massachusetts woman growing a single pot plant for medicine has been raided …

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Aug 06

Increasingly, government “services” are security checkpoints for the police state

Interesting essay by L. Reichard White on Lewrockwell.com. It seems that police departments are increasingly using the admissions counters at clinics and hospitals as warrant/security/background check stations. When people enter government hospitals for “care,” they must first show ID, provide Social Security numbers and identify themselves. A front counter person punches the information into an …

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Jul 16

Attempt to overthrow Turkey’s government reportedly fails

“National security” is something of an oxymoron. The fabric of history shows that liberal societies in which common people have more freedom to innovate, invent, and create without oversight of the state tend to be the most secure societies. Paradoxically, societies that are ruled by a cult of government omnipotence tend to reel from crisis …

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Jun 01

4th Circuit Court of Appeals: Government May Track Americans by Cell Phones without Warrant

Astounding blow to privacy from the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia. See here. For years the government has been arguing that any information you give up to a “3rd party” is not “private.” Thus, the government may intercept it without so much as a warrant. Although warrants are necessary for government …

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