The Federal Aviation Administration is looking into a report by an Alitalia pilot who said he saw a "small, unmanned or remote-controlled aircraft" on final approach to New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport.Read more »
One small-town Minnesota school district is taking a unique approach to keeping students safe: The police are moving in. In Jordan, south of Minneapolis, officials looking at school security after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut decided the police would set up satellite offices in public schools. Officers will conduct some of their daily work from the schools, including taking calls and filling out paperwork, while still going out into the community to patrol or respond to emergencies.Read more »
Cop Gets Away With Punching Woman BECAUSE It Was On Video. Judge Patrick Dugan ruled NOT guilty on the grounds that the incident was videoed and was “sensationalized” by the media.Read more »
An anarchist's petition to get Mark Daniels, a permanent member of Todd Andrew Barnett's Liberty Cap Talk Live podcast, out of jail for an unlawful arrest after cops arrive at the scene responding to a domestic altercation.Read more »
David Gregory gets off without charges, despite knowing and flouting the law. Mr. Haddad, not so much. Some more equal than others strikes again.Nathan Haddad, a decorated combat veteran, was arrested earlier this month in New York for possessing unloaded 30-round magazines. Mr. Haddad, who has been recognized by the Army for his selfless acts of generosity to fellow soldiers, was charged with five felony counts of possession of “high-capacity” magazines. (Second link describes how he refuses a plea deal.Read more »
"What if I told you police in your town could desensitize themselves to the idea of shooting a (armed) child, pregnant woman, or young mother, for just a couple of bucks? The "No More Hesitation" series from Law Enforcement Targets Inc. offers exactly that." This coupled with billions of rounds of hollow point pistol ammo... Makes one wonder....Read more »
Life like targets of children, elderly, and pregnant women are used to train DHS employees to shoot American citizens. They depict pregnant women, old men, old women, children and even young moms with guns. The purpose of the targets, according to the company that sells them, is to "eliminate any hesitation" that U.S. government employees might normally feel in shooting to kill pregnant women, children and old men. (I'm not making this up. The government's plan to murder Americans is now right out in the open...)Read more »
Are you a highly-trained killer? Are your hands and feet weapons? Are you dangerous?Read more »
A blogger has published once-classified FBI files that show how the agency tracked and collected information on internet activist Aaron Swartz.
Swartz, who killed himself in January aged 26, had previously requested his files and posted them on his blog, but some new documents and redactions are included in the files published by Firedoglake blogger Daniel Wright.Read more »
A crowd-sourced mapping project to document the locations of surveillance camera! I can see this page being a VERY useful tool.Read more »
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