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Rutherford Institute Calls on State Legislatures to Protect Americans from Weaponized Police Spy Drones

John W. Whitehead, president of The Rutherford Institute, is calling on the legislatures of all fifty states to protect the privacy and civil liberties of American citizens from police use of unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly known as drones. In the wake of the passage of the FAA Reauthorization Act, it is expected that at least 30,000 drones will occupy U.S. airspace by 2020. In alerting the state legisla ...

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Creator of “2016 Obama’s America” resigns as president of King’s College after alleged affair

Conservative author, pundit and filmmaker behind the documentary “2016: Obama’s America” has resigned from his post as president of King’s College — an evangelical Christian university in New York City after reportedly being embroiled in an extramarital affair. Christian publication WORLD reported that D’Souza had a young fiancee in addition to a wife of 20 years. WORLD reports that D’Souza brought his 29-y ...

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SETBACK FOR SECRET BIG BROTHER DATABASE

Court orders release in program that excludes typical privacy safeguards The federal government has been told by a judge to start producing copies of documents in an open government case brought by the Electronic Privacy Information Center over a nationwide plan to integrate within the government a comprehensive database about Americans. The organization confirmed in a statement today that the order involve ...

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Why Google Could “Disappear”

Google may be on its way out as the dominant player in search, according to one analyst — and could even "disappear" in as little as five to eight years if the competitive pressures that ultimately claimed other search giants start to take root. In the wake of a surprisingly weak earnings report, Eric Jackson, Ironfire capital founder and managing member, said Google Google[GOOG  681.79    -13.21  (-1.9%)   ...

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“DOOM” Organization Calls for Violence Against Occupy Oakland Protesters

A group calling themselves “Defend Our Oakland Movement” or “DOOM” has been anonymously printing and handing out fliers around downtown Oakland which openly call for violence against occupy protesters, the fliers encouraging citizens to “bring bats” and “beat the (expletive)” out of protesters. The protests are planned for October 25th, commemorating the first eviction of the Occupy encampment from outside ...

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Some SC School Lunchrooms Use Finger Scanning Technology

In an alleged effort to speed up lunch lines, biometric finger-scan technology is being tested at a few public schools in South Carolina and is being met with harsh criticism by at least one parent who says she should have been offered the option to opt-out. According to FoxCarolina.com, a few schools in the Anderson District 5 region are undergoing a pilot program for finger-scanners that get “an entire gr ...

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U.S. CONGRESS INTRODUCES BILL ORDERING “FEMA” TO CONDUCT ‘MASS FATALITY PLANNING

While millions of Americans were busy watching the elephant puppet battle the ass puppet at the latest political circus, the United States Congress quietly introduced a new piece of legislation ordering the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to begin preparing for mass casualties throughout the country. House Resolution 6566, also known as the Mass Fatality Planning and Religious Considerations Act, ...

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Spain Seeks To Outlaw Filming Cops [VIDEO]

Weeks after footage showed police beating demonstrators Following massive protests in Spain over the last couple of months as demonstrators revolt in response to draconian austerity measures imposed by the crumbling European Union, Spain has now moved to make filming police a crime. “The director general of police, Ignacio Cosidó, announced on Thursday that the authorities are studying the possibility that ...

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Free Online Education Is Now Illegal in Minnesota

  Honorable mentions go to New York City’s Taxi and Limousine Commission for driving out Uber’s online taxi-hailing service and to automobile dealers’ groups in four states for trying to have Tesla dealerships declared illegal. But the grand prize in this week’s unexpectedly heated competition for most creative use of government to stifle innovation has to go to Minnesota. The Chronicle of Higher Educa ...

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Ben Affleck Defends TSA ‘Dick Grabbing’ [VIDEO]

During a recent appearance on Bill Maher’s Real Time, actor Ben Affleck defended the TSA’s policy of grabbing people’s genitals. Affleck probably isn’t too fussed about what the TSA do because he is driven straight to the runway to board his private jet – he doesn’t even have to go through TSA security! http://infowars.com ...

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California Sheriff’s Dept Wants Surveillance Drone To “Track Suspects With Guns” [VIDEOS]

A county Sheriff’s department in California wants to buy and deploy a surveillance drone, in a move that would make it the first law enforcement agency in the state to officially deploy technology previously used to hunt insurgents in Afghanistan. Sheriff Gregory Ahern of Alameda County says he wants a 4-foot wing span, 4-pound drone, armed with a live camera, to assist with search and rescue missions, bomb ...

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