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The expansion of the surveillance and police state are taking hold of many cities around the United States and Lebanon, Tennessee is it’s next victim. The government now gets to keep a closer eye on you and your city is probably helping. This new bit of technology picks up license plate numbers and instantly sends the …

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TACOMA, WA — A state bureaucracy is threatening a mother with removal of an infant unless her entire family subjects themselves to flu shots. This is the dilemma that foster parent Jamie Smith is currently facing. The Washington Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) is giving the Tacoma family until February to comply with …

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“You do not riddle a vehicle with 600 shots, by 33 people, knowing there is an innocent person inside.” An attorney for the family of Misty Holt Singh spoke out on Thursday, asserting that Stockton police used unreasonable force in the July 16th incident when they took the life of this 41 year old mother of two. …

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Police agencies have used hundreds of millions of dollars taken from Americans under federal civil forfeiture law in recent years to buy guns, armored cars and electronic surveillance gear. They have also spent money on luxury vehicles, travel and a clown named Sparkles. The details are contained in thousands of annual reports submitted by local …

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Georgia law enforcement officers responsible for a bungled SWAT raid that left a toddler burned and disfigured will not face criminal charges, a grand jury has decided. The case is now being reviewed by federal officials. News of the decision first broke on Monday, when a 23-person grand jury in Habersham County, Georgia, called the …

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When historians consider the date the United States, a Free Republic, became a Police State, there will be disagreement aplenty. Many, if not all historians, will acknowledge, though, that transformation of the United States from a Free Republic, as envisioned by the Founders, to a Police State did not occur instantaneously. The change, historians likely …

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Millions of dollars worth of military equipment is transferred to more than 8,000 law enforcement agencies nationwide. Some of the equipment is deemed necessary but other equipment, well…you be the judge. Use this database to see where the military equipment is going by state and county and the type of items being received, The listed …

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Cell phone video footage of a Florida traffic stop is beginning to go viral after the man who recorded his encounter with police pleaded online for assistance because he says law enforcement’s actions forced him to move. Curtis Shannon has raised $1,745 in three days after creating a crowdfunding site to help “recover” from an …

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Many of our followers know of the George Orwell novel titled “1984”, and many of you have read it. It has been said time and again during the Obama presidency that Orwell’s novel was meant to serve as a warning, not an instruction booklet. Virtually all cell phones on Earth can be geographically pinpointed with …

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Thousands of people gathered on New York’s Staten Island on Saturday as they protested against police violence and called for justice in the case of an unarmed man killed by an officer via an illegal choke-hold. Organized by Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network advocacy group, the #WeWillNotGoBack march attracted close to 3,000 people from …

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Data on New York City’s stop-and-frisk policing program during the reign of former Mayor Michael Bloomberg show the policy, which disproportionately targeted minorities, was not effective in reducing shootings and murders, according to a new report. Officials in the Big Apple have long justified the punitive law enforcement tactic as a needed tool for reducing …

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As lawmakers in Washington, DC, consider ways to stem the flow of military equipment to local law enforcement agencies, police lobbies and organizations are firing back at the possibility. In fact, the National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) – which lobbies for 1,600 different SWAT teams in the United States – has already sent emails to …

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President Obama opened the door Monday to re-evaluating a massive Defense Department program that sends military equipment to local police forces, in the wake of concerns about the St. Louis County Police Department’s response to riots and protests in Ferguson, Missouri. “There is a big difference between our military and our local law enforcement, and …

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The startling scenes this week of heavily armed police clashing with protesters in a St. Louis suburb have galvanized a bipartisan push in Washington to challenge a controversial Pentagon program that gives away free military gear to local law enforcement. Concerns about the so-called “militarization” of local police have been simmering for some time. But …

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The sovereign citizen movement is considered the top threat for domestic terrorism, according to a survey of state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies. Islamist extremists and militia/patriot groups round out the top three threats to communities in the United States considered most serious by 364 officers of 175 state, local, and tribal law enforcement …

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