Big Brother FBI: Data-Mining Programs Resurrect “Total Information Awareness” by Tom Burghardt

Dandelion Salad by Tom Burghardt, October 8, 2009 Antifascist Calling– 2009-10-04 Like a vampire rising from it’s grave each night to feed on the privacy rights of Americans, the Federal Bureau of Investigation is moving forward with programs that drain the life blood from our constitutional liberties. From the wholesale use of informants and […]

Senate Judiciary Poised to Pass Total Information Awareness Bill by Elliot D. Cohen (Action Alert)

Go to: then click Key Bills in Congress on the left-hand side, then enter the bill’s number (S. 2248) in the two boxes given, then write your Senators how you feel about this bill. Here’s another link: S. 2248. ~ Lo Dandelion Salad by Elliot D. Cohen After Downing Street A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION Amid […]

Welcome To The Totalitarian State by Walter Brasch

by Walter Brasch Writer, Dandelion Salad June 21, 2013 It makes no difference if Edward Snowden, who had fled to Hong Kong and revealed that the American government was spying upon American citizens, is a traitor or a hero. Intelligence agencies from China, Russia, England, Israel, and maybe even Lichtenstein, probably already know that […]

BIG BROTHER: The Police State Mentality in the Electronic Age by Rodrigue Tremblay by Rodrigue Tremblay 2 January, 2011 “They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.” – Benjamin Franklin (1706 – 1790), American inventor, journalist, printer, diplomat, and statesman (1775) “Americans used to roar like lions for liberty; now we bleat like sheep for security.” […]

Bill Arkin: “Top Secret America” + Tim Shorrock: Why did it take them 7 years to do this story? Democracy Now! July 19, 2010 “Top Secret America” Washington Post Investigation Reveals Massive, Unmanageable, Outsourced US Intelligence System

The Transnational Homeland Security State and the Decline of Democracy by Andrew Gavin Marshall

by Andrew Gavin Marshall Featured Writer Dandelion Salad April 15, 2010 When Empire Hits Home, Part 4 Part 1: War, Racism and the Empire of Poverty – When Empire Hits Home Part 2: Western Civilization and the Economic Crisis: The Impoverishment of the Middle Class Part 3: The Global Economic Crisis: Riots, Rebellion and Revolution […]

Homeland Security’s Space-Based Spying Goes Live by Tom Burghardt

Dandelion Salad by Tom Burghardt Global Research, October 4, 2008 Antifascist Calling… While America’s attention has shifted to the economic meltdown and the presidential race between corporate favorites John McCain and Barack Obama, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) National Applications Office (NAO) “will proceed with the first […]

Neuroscience, National Security & the “War on Terror” by Tom Burghardt

Dandelion Salad by Tom Burghardt Global Research, July 29, 2008 Antifascist Calling… Operating with little ethical oversight, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has been tapping cutting-edge advances in neuroscience, computers and robotics in a quest to build the “perfect warfighter.”

Police State USA: Spying as Law of the Land

Dandelion Salad by Larry Chin Global Research July 11, 2008 FISA “Compromise” Completes Transformation of US into Full Police State On July 9, 2008, the US Congress overwhelmingly passed legislation permitting government spying, including immunity to telecommunications companies involved in secret domestic surveillance programs. With the stroke of George W. Bush’s pen, the US is […]

“Keeping America Safe”- from the Constitution by Tom Burghardt

Dandelion Salad by Tom Burghardt Global Research, July 3, 2008 Antifascist Calling… Total Information Awareness Finds its “Second Life” at IARPA Like countless resurrections of Freddy Krueger, it appears that John Poindexter’s Total Information Awareness (TIA) program has found a new, more accommodating home for its “mission” of “keeping America safe”–from the Constitution–at the Intelligence […]

Police, Firefighters, Utility Workers Among Hundreds Trained as “Terrorism Liaison Officers”

Dandelion Salad Democracy Now! June 30, 2008 Police, Firefighters, Utility Workers Among Hundreds Trained as “Terrorism Liaison Officers” Colorado is one among of handful of states where hundreds of firefighters, paramedics, police, and even corporate employees are being trained to hunt down and report a broadly defined range of “suspicious activities.” They’re called Terrorism Liaison […]

Subsidizing Corporate Crime & Rewarding Constitutional Abuses

Dandelion Salad By Shahid Buttar ICH 04/24/08 “Huffington Post“ Government handouts to corporations might seem untenable at a time when more and more Americans suffer every day from the impacts of a mounting economic crisis. Yet efforts to bolster the economy have largely taken the form of corporate welfare — much like an appalling effort, […]

Secretive Pentagon Spy Unit: Closed or Outsourced?

Dandelion Salad by Tom Burghardt Global Research, April 4, 2008 Antifascist Calling. The New York Times reported Wednesday that the Pentagon is “expected to shut a controversial intelligence office that has drawn fire from lawmakers and civil liberties groups who charge that it was part of an effort by the Defense Department to expand into […]

Stunning New Report on Domestic NSA Dragnet Spying Confirms ACLU Surveillance Warnings

Dandelion Salad ACLU (3/12/2008) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: 675-2312 or WASHINGTON – The American Civil Liberties Union responded today to a stunning new report that the NSA has effectively revived the Orwellian “Total Information Awareness” domestic-spying program that was banned by Congress in 2003. In response, the ACLU said that it was filing a […]

The Twilight of Democracy: The Bush Plan for America by Stephen Lendman

Dandelion Salad by Stephen Lendman Global Research, January 28, 2008 Reviewing Jennifer Van Bergen’s book Jennifer Van Bergen is an author, activist and educator who currently teaches English and writing at Sante Fe Community College in Gainesville, Florida. Professionally, she’s also a journalist, legal analyst and non-practicing attorney who’s written, spoken out and debated widely […]