The Prosecution Against Julian Assange: Where 2020 Presidential Candidates Stand

The Prosecution Against Julian Assange: Where 2020 Presidential Candidates Stand By Kevin Gosztola WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been jailed in London’s Belmarsh Prison since April 11, when Ecuador authorities revoked his political asylum in their embassy and British authorities arrested him. The United States government had Assange arrested for extradition on charges of violating the Espionage Act and conspiracy to commit a computer crime that stem from the disclosures from U.S. Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning that were published in 2010. As part of a questionnaire on presidential executive power,…

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Victory! Individuals Can Force Government to Purge Records of Their First Amendment Activity

Victory! Individuals Can Force Government to Purge Records of Their First Amendment Activity By Aaron Mackey The FBI must delete its memo documenting a journalist’s First Amendment activities, a federal appellate court ruled this week in a decision that vindicates the right to be free from government surveillance. In Garris v. FBI, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ordered the FBI to expunge a 2004 memo it created that documented the political expression of news website www.antiwar.com and two journalists who founded and ran it. The…

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Growing Number Of States Adopting “Red Flag” Gun Seizure Laws In Wake Of Mass Shootings

Growing Number Of States Adopting “Red Flag” Gun Seizure Laws In Wake Of Mass Shootings By Tyler Durden A growing number of states are now allowing family members and law enforcement officials to confiscate an individual’s guns via so-called red flag laws in the wake of several recent mass shootings, according to Roll Call‘s Jacob Fischler. In Ohio, for example, Republican governor Mike DeWine has been hard at work pushing such gun control proposals following an August 4th mass shooting in Dayton which left 10 people dead and 27 injured. DeWine’s 17-point proposal —…

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9/11: Fear is the Foundation of Most Governments

9/11: Fear is the Foundation of Most Governments By Michael Boldin James Madison warned us: “Perhaps it is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to provisions against danger real or pretended from abroad.” 18 years ago today, the terrorist attacks of September 11th. No one should be surprised that power hungry government people have been using this event as an excuse to keep expanding their own power ever since. We were warned this would happen. Path to Liberty: September 11, 2019 …

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Massive 30 State, Real-Time License Plate (ALPR) Database Revealed

Massive 30 State, Real-Time License Plate (ALPR) Database Revealed By MassPrivateI Our worst fears about Automated License Plate Recognition (ALPR) are much worse than we could have imagined. Two months ago, I warned everyone that police in Arizona were using ALPRs to “grid” entire neighborhoods. But this story brings public surveillance to a whole new level. Last month, Rekor Systems announced that they had launched the Rekor Public Safety Network (RPSN) which gives law enforcement real-time access to license plates. Any state or local law enforcement agency participating in the RPSN will be…

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Americans Deserve Their Day in Court About NSA Mass Surveillance Programs

Americans Deserve Their Day in Court About NSA Mass Surveillance Programs By David Greene EFF continues our fight to have the U.S. courts protect you from mass government surveillance. Today in our landmark Jewel v. NSA case, we filed our opening brief in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, asserting that the courts don’t have to turn a blind eye to the government’s actions. Instead, the court must ensure justice for the millions of innocent Americans who have had their communications subjected to the NSA’s mass spying programs since 2001.…

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“Red Flag” Laws Should Be a Red Flag

“Red Flag” Laws Should Be a Red Flag By Larken Rose Political parasites are constantly finding new ways to violate individual rights, but sometimes they do something so fundamentally evil that people should really worry. This is one of those times. Subscribe to Larken Rose. Also Read from Activist Post: HARPA: Trump Seeking New Agency to Use A.I. to Screen Mental Health for Gun Ownership? Subscribe to Activist Post for truth, peace, and freedom news. Follow us on Minds, Twitter, Steemit, and SoMee. Become an Activist Post Patron for as…

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Fusion Centers, Citizen Spies and the Debasement of the American Character

Fusion Centers, Citizen Spies and the Debasement of the American Character By Karen Melton Stewart No matter if you are in the “Trump-resistance” or a QAnon Patriot, it is likely significant numbers of you have been successfully debased by your state Fusion Centers, despite political leanings. Only raw avarice and a total disregard for the Constitution is needed. For those who do not know what a Fusion Center is, it was decided after 9/11 that the Federal, State, and local authorities were failing to sufficiently communicate with each other in…

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Establishment Right and Left Call for COINTELPRO 2.0

Establishment Right and Left Call for COINTELPRO 2.0 Op-Ed by Kurt Nimmo Both heads of the two-headed establishment political hydra want to resurrect COINTELPRO, the FBI’s illegal subversion program, in response to speech they oppose and want outlawed. In August, The Verge (owned by liberal Vox Media and founded by former CIA asset Markos Moulitsas) and the National Review, the failing neocon journal edited by Rich Lowry, posted articles on how to best undermine the First Amendment right of millions of Americans. The Verge cites a recent paper by N.…

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Groped by the TSA? #MeToo And FINALLY We Can Sue

Groped by the TSA? #MeToo And FINALLY We Can Sue By Dagny Taggart Last Friday, a US federal appeals court sided with the people – finally. The court ruled that travelers can sue the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers for “abusive conduct.” This is great news for those of us who are absolutely fed up with the rampant invasive and humiliating screenings at the hands of TSA agents. You know what? Let us call those “screenings” what they often are: Sexual assaults, under the guise of “security.” Anyway, back to…

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