Category: News

Police Routinely Lock Up Innocent People Using Faulty “Science”

There are those among the population who have a blind devotion to the idea of “science.” Now, I’m not one to suggest that the scientific method isn’t useful in learning new things. It most certainly is. The problem is when something is labeled as “science” and is then taken as infallible and unquestioned. We call…

Have They Already Located You Using This Technology?

If you aren’t worried about your privacy in the United States, maybe you should be. The U.S. is quickly becoming the cutting edge of the use of surveillance technology against its citizens, even more so than many “totalitarian” countries. The ironic thing is that, in many cases, U.S. citizens aren’t as concerned about privacy issues…

Is Homeland Security Planning On Rounding Up Independent Journalists?

If you’re reading this site, it’s probably safe to say that you have a healthy distrust of the mainstream media. And with good reason. There have been numerous cases where the mainstream national media have been caught intentionally slanting information in reporting to support their preferred narrative and other cases of simply refusing to report…

Why Does This 11-Member Police Force Have $3 Million Of Military Gear?

Police officers have guns. That’s an obvious fact. They often carry other weapons such as nightsticks, too. And police officers are trained to use these weapons for the purpose of stopping criminals. But at what point are police forces too heavily armed? Are handguns enough? How about SWAT teams with rifles? We can have that…

Ridiculous: This State Restricts People From Being Kind

It’s amazing how many people simply don’t understand how absurd an overreaching government becomes. It’s inevitable. Once a government gains power, which often comes with freedom from accountability to the people, that government begins to think of itself as God with the rights to determine what is right and wrong, good and bad, what should…

Is This Surveillance Technology Going To Be In Your Neighborhood?

“Big Brother is watching you.” That’s the famous line from George Orwell’s novelĀ 1984, and, with the NSA spy scandals of the last few years, concern about this idea has become a bigger and bigger issue. But, now, new technology being used in Shanghai, China, is taking government surveillance to scary new levels (hat tip to…