Category: Civil Liberties

Gina Haspel, Trump’s pick for CIA director, tied to use of brutal interrogation measures

Greg Miller & Shane Harris | The Washington Post | Source URL | Blog Archive President Trump on Tuesday nominated CIA veteran Gina Haspel to be the spy agency’s next director, tapping a woman who spent multiple tours overseas and is respected by the workforce but is deeply tied to […]

ACLU sues the TSA for domestic electronics screening details

Mariella Moon | Engadget | Source URL When the TSA launched stricter screening procedures for domestic passengers’ electronic devices last year, it didn’t reveal the whys and hows. That didn’t sit well with the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, which has now filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the organization in an effort […]

The Shot Heard Around The TI World: Gen. Hayden Exposed at UNF Event at Jacksonville

Brian S. Marks | The T.I. Chronicles On 2.27.18 seven heroic people from Florida (The Jacksonville Seven) went to an event at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. That event featured war criminal Michael Hayden, formerly of the CIA and the NSA. Watch as questions that were prepared by individuals […]

Lawmakers Move to Arm Teachers In Response to Florida Massacre

Adan SalazarInfowars (Blog Archive) ‘Our children are sitting ducks in gun-free schools…’ Lawmakers in various states have launched proposals to arm educators after a mass shooting this week left 17 dead at a Florida high school. In the Sunshine State, where suspected gunman Nikolas Cruz carried out his rampage Wednesday, […]

More than a third of all US ex-cons who can’t vote live in Florida. Why?

A judge found that the vote restoration process in Florida used arbitrary means to decide who is worthy. The state has until Feb. 12 to come up with remedies to the constitutional violations. Patrik Jonsson The Christian Science Monitor (Archive) AMERICAN BEACH, FLA. The first time the Florida poet Devin […]

Equifax compromised half of the country’s information. Trump’s CFPB isn’t looking into it.

Emily Stewart VOX Credit reporting agency Equifax in September revealed that a data breach had left the information of 145 million customers exposed. The company waited weeks before disclosing the incident to the public, during which time three executives sold nearly $2 million worth of the company’s shares. Not even six months later, the Consumer Financial […]

POLL: Paramus Mayor Won’t Change The Blue Laws

Paramus Daily Voice PARAMUS, N.J. — Despite being home to New Jersey’s largest shopping center, Paramus Mayor Richard LaBarbiera won’t be changing the blue laws, he said. Responding to a recent opinion article by NorthJersey.com correspondent Jackie Goldschneider, the mayor said that protecting the blue laws — which prohibit shoppers from purchasing certain […]

Toy chain refuses to open on Christmas Eve, as it’s a Sunday

The Entertainer will let staff spend the day with their families One of Britain’s largest toy store chains will keep all its 149 branches closed this Christmas Eve, as the day falls on a Sunday. The Entertainer will likely lose around £2 million in sales thanks to the decision, but […]

Martial Law In America: Cook County Commissioner Asks The U.N. To Send Troops To Chicago

Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin recently met with the Assistant Secretary General of the United Nations during which he requested that the world governing body send troops onto the violence-plagued streets of Chicago. While no one can deny the fact that Chicago is essentially a war zone, the fact that […]

Brain abnormalities in US and Canadian diplomats living in Havana were caused by a mystery microwave WEAPON and not ‘noisy crickets’, claims scientist

In August, American and Canadian diplomats working in Havana reported hearing sounds that were believed to be a mysterious sonic weapon. Doctors termed the sounds ‘directional acoustic phenomena’, and even noticed brain changes in those hearing it. While a study by Cuban scientists last week suggested that the sound was […]

The Internet Is Dying. Repealing Net Neutrality Hastens That Death.

The internet is dying. Sure, technically, the internet still works. Pull up Facebook on your phone and you will still see your second cousin’s baby pictures. But that isn’t really the internet. It’s not the open, anyone-can-build-it network of the 1990s and early 2000s, the product of technologies created over […]

Parents who allow kids to join sects should be stripped of rights – Supreme Court

RT Russian Supreme Court has ruled in support of legislative recommendation allowing the deprivation of parental rights to citizens who allow their kids to join destructive sects, terrorist groups or other extremist organizations. “The term ‘abuse of parental rights’ should be understood as the use of these rights in a […]

The Trump Administration is Holding an American Citizen Without Charge or Trial

Derrick Broze Activist Post (Archive) Civil liberties advocates are worried about the fate of an American citizen accused of fighting for ISIS in Syria who has been held for almost two months in a secret Iraq prison without access to a lawyer. The American Civil Liberties Union is fighting to […]

Mass Shooting At Texas Church Shows Why Every Church In America Needs To Have Armed Security

Michael Snyder The Economic Collapse The mass shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas on Sunday morning is already being called the deadliest church shooting in modern U.S. history, and we need to be in prayer for the victims and for their families.  At about 11:30 AM, […]

Celebrities Immediately Call for Gun Control Following Texas Church Shooting

AWR Hawkings Breitbart (Archive) Celebrities took to Twitter to call for increased gun control measures almost immediately after news broke of the shooting at a Sutherland Springs, Texas church on Sunday that claimed at least 24 lives. The attack occurred at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, at approximately 11:30 a.m. […]