Police States Tend to Encourage Cops To be Bullying Thugs

Here, for instance, is hardened criminal Wilson Reyes, age 7, in a photo his mom snapped of him handcuffed in a Bronx precinct. Instead of earning himself a simple trip to the principal’s office, a terrified 7-year-old boy was hauled out of class, handcuffed like a hardened criminal and “interrogated” by police for a grueling 10 [Read More...]

The Playmobil Security Checkpoint (I am not making this up)

Just a little something to help make your children docile drones of the Police State: The Amazon Review subculture is, however, johnny on the spot with the usual hilarity: I was a little disappointed when I first bought this item, because the functionality is limited. My 5 year old son pointed out that the passenger’s [Read More...]

Abortion Clinic Jackbooted Thug…

…attacks peaceful protesters. This little tin-plated fascist with delusions of running the SA or Bull Connor’s Civil Rights unit is guarding the last abortion clinic in Mississippi.  The devil is furious because he knows his time is short. As we devolve into a police state, one of the things that the people in charging of [Read More...]

It’s a Shiny Happy Police State!

The NSA Tells Congress What to Think And Say About the NSA: Checks and Balances in Action [Read more...]

Big Brother: Making Our Lives Easy and *Fun*!

WASHINGTON (CBS DC) – Verizon has filed a patent for targeting ads that collect information from infrared cameras and microphones that can detect the amount of people and types of conversations happening in customers’ living rooms. The set-top box technology is not the first of its kind – Comcast patented similar monitoring technology in 2008 [Read More...]

The Police State Will Not be Mocked

NY Street Artist Arrested for Satirizing Drones I hope somebody in some court smashes this jackbooted fascism to the ground PDQ. [Read more...]

There are still some bugs to be worked out of the Police/Surveillance State

One of them is when the Police accidently get their own selves surveilled when they don’t want to be. The woman is suing these goons for $2 million. ‘They sat her down on a bench and yanked them out… they were embedded in her upper-left breast, if you can imagine,’ Jeremy Beaver said. Officer Taylor-Santino [Read More...]

Feel Safer Or You May Be An Enemy of the State

Senate Bill rewrite lets Feds read your email without a warrant I wonder if they will send the cops to tase you into cardiac arrest if you find a hack around that. What I find darkly amusing about the latter story is that, after a cursory mention of an innocent woman brutally tased to her [Read More...]

The Taser States of America

Seems like hardly a week goes by that you don’t hear about some power-drunk cop tasing somebody for some triviality. This week’s story: some guy on his own property, defending his own house and his own family from a fire, using his own garden hose is tased by this week’s police state bully. I hope [Read More...]

The People’s Democratic National Security State of Heaven

eats its own in an exquisite act of justice.  Even an atheist like Glenn Greenwald can only barely be restrained from seeing the hand of God in it: It is usually the case that abuses of state power become a source for concern and opposition only when they begin to subsume the elites who are [Read More...]