With the recent report from the Senate Intelligence Committee on CIA detention practices, many have questioned the legality of the “gruesome” discoveries. These included, among other things, mock drownings, medical rapes, slamming heads against walls, forcing prisoners to stand on broken bones, placing living prisoners in coffins, threatening murder and rape of detainees’ family members, and sadistic games of Russian Roulette.
While Obama makes jokes about granting pardons to animals, thousands of people’s lives are depending on him for clemency. Of all the wasteful things toward which the the president has devoted gross amounts of resources, his pathetic effort towards righting the countless injustices in the federal injustice system is very telling.
WATERTOWN, NY — A woman has filed a federal lawsuit after a DEA agent set up a fake online profile in her name, complete with personal information, personal photographs, and fraudulently attributed messages. The Department of Justice claims that government agents have the right to commandeer citizens’ identities in the pursuance of law enforcement.
DETROIT, MI — Federal agents seized thousands of dollars from a woman at an airport because she didn’t tell them how much she had. Now the government seeks to keep the seizure, without placing a criminal charge against the woman.
A new report on human rights has revealed a disturbing set tactics used in the pursuit of domestic terrorism. Among the findings was the fact that the FBI directly involved itself in planning a large percentage of foiled terror plots, often convincing impressionable or mentally disabled people to join the plot, then arresting them.
Senator Rand Paul offers a rare opportunity to reduce the federal government’s ability to steal your stuff.
A little-known police tactic allows cops to covertly enter private residences, perform searches, seize property, and then leave quietly without notifying the homeowner. These searches, affectionately known as “sneak and peek” warrants, have been performed at a rapidly rising rate since 9/11.
After much resistance, the Obama Administration has reluctantly released a redacted copy of a formal memo written by the U.S. Department of Justice to attempt to legally justify the targeted assassination of an American citizen in Yemen without trial.
SAN DIEGO, CA — Federal agents raided a college party and rounded up several attendees. One student was told he was going to be released, but was instead locked in a tiny closet-sized dungeon, where he spent 5 days locked in blackness in a without food or water. The “forgotten” prisoner was ignored for days as he screamed for help, drifting into delirium and recycling his own urine to survive. No one responsible for his torture was ever punished.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said that the Department of Justice will “explore” the idea of restricting gun rights by imposing ill-conceived technological mandates for operating guns, such as biometric identification or an electronic bracelet.
An intelligence leak to the Associated Press has indicated that the Obama Administration is considering a targeted drone strike on a U.S. citizen living abroad. If this takes place, it would mark the 5th American targeted for summary execution by the U.S. government.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Thursday, a Senate panel formed by Chuck Schumer (D-NY) voted 13-5 to move forward with legislation aimed at codifying the definition of a “covered journalist,” effectively establishing which Americans deserve protection to exercise the freedom of the press under the First Amendment — and which don’t.