USA TODAY | “The government will basically be doing background checks on everyone who flies.”
Huffington Post | A huge unmanned drone is set to fly above UK skies this week ahead of trials in Afghanistan.
Christina Sarich | Guidelines published in mainstream media now expose the federal government’s aim to spy on users of medical marijuana.
UK Daily Mail | Austin police chief Art Acevedo has issued an apology for comments he made during a press conference yesterday.
Politico | The FAA is facing turbulence as drone use explodes.
CNS News | The controversial “Critical Information Needs” study also has George Soros’ fingerprints all over it.
Tom Tillison | The legislation that would force cellphone makers to incorporate a “kill switch” in devices.
Popular Science | How do you manage a sky full of humans and robots? A new DARPA initiative aims to find out.
Truth Revolt | How can a child facing death have the capacity to make that type of decision?
Truth Revolt | In case there is a public health outbreak or nursing home evacuation they don’t know about.
RT | A former CIA analyst is suing the State Department for putting him on a watch list.
Zero Hedge | … one gets the following most recently added “blocked” page.
govtslaves.info | Administrators at a hotel run by Iowa State University have given the boot to Bibles in their guest rooms after protest from a religious separatist group.
Washington’s Blog | Toxic Byproduct of Fertilizer Plants Dumped Into Our Water Supply.
CNSNews.com | DHS is contracted to purchase 704,390,250 rounds of ammunition over the next four years.
Daily Caller | Recording police officers on the street and during routine traffic stops is expressly permitted under the First Amendment.
Christina Sarich | Due to a new law passed by Oregon legislators, parents will have increasing difficulty getting an immunization exemption for their children.
The Daily Sheeple | Yesterday an Arizona state senate committee passed the Restoring Constitutional Governance Act.
Tech Dirt | Jesselyn Radack, a lawyer who represents Snowden was interrogated in London.
The Washington Times | New Jersey gun control bills increase to wedge Chris Christie.
LA Times | The credit card company’s recent contract update includes terms that sound menacing and creepy.
Freedom Outpost | “Either you’re an activist, or you’re going to allow this to happen.”
Michael Snyder | Our children are the future of America, and our public schools are systematically training them to become accustomed to living in a “Big Brother” police state.
Truth Revolt | “We were attempting to spur a healthy discourse on a highly passionate topic.”
News 9 | The family of the man who died said police beat him badly and they recorded it with a cell phone camera.
bizpacreview.com | If faced with an uncontrollable urge to commit a serious crime, the first thing one should do is book a flight to Norway.
filmingcops.com | A cop who said “We don’t have time for this” and then killed a 90-lb mentally ill boy has been indicted by a grand jury for voluntary manslaughter.
Chris Eger | Seven weeks after the shooting, Magee has been cleared by a grand jury of all charges related to the detective’s death.
The Daily Sheeple | No Jennifer Lopez movie is worth spending a night in the big house.
Prison Planet.com | “For problems we don’t even know we have yet.”
ProPublica | The East German secret police, known as the Stasi, were an infamously intrusive secret police force.
Nextgov | The Army wants a contractor to conduct detailed social media data mining to “identify violent extremist influences” around the world.
Lew Rockwell Blog | A suitably ambitious prosecutor, with the help of predatory police officers, can transmute social media trash talk into terrorism.
Prison Planet.com | The number of Americans killed by cops now outnumbers Americans killed in the Iraq war.
Prison Planet.com | Anti-drone activist kidnapped in Pakistan before he was due to testify in Europe.
London Telegraph | Over £320 million has been spent on developing European Union surveillance drones without proper democratic oversight.
New American | On February 5, the European Parliament voted to authorize European Union (EU) countries to ratify the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty (ATT).
London Telegraph | MPs vote overwhelmingly in favour of banning smoking in cars carrying children after David Cameron says “time has come” to make it illegal.
Lew Rockwell Blog | No city truly “needs” a police department, and Filer needs one less than most of them.
The Daily Sheeple | During a House Oversight And Government Reform Committee hearing on the IRS harassment of conservative groups last week, a Tea Party leader was, ironically, harassed.
Daily Caller | The ruthless political calculation was buried deep in a low-key article.
The Daily Sheeple | Carondelet, a private school in Northern California has apologized and removed a menu that apparently upset parents and students.
Michael Snyder | The number of Americans that renounced their citizenship was 221 percent higher in 2013 than it was in 2012.
Prison Planet.com | Refusing to go along with the department to cover up illegal activity, pledging to support the Constitution — apparently makes one an enemy of the state and their allies in the media.
Prison Planet.com | Bob Barr discusses how Republicans do not come to the aid of one another and fail to attack Liberals on easy targets.
Mike Masnick | A new report from the Washington Post claims that the NSA is actually only getting between 20 to 30% of the data.
CNS News | 1,154,000 fewer Americans are working today than six years ago, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Adan Salazar | Grand jury sides with self defense, Fourth Amendment.
The Daily Sheeple | On January 1, 2014, Illinois finally caught up with the rest of America and passed concealed carry legislation.
Washington’s Blog | Fed Policy Has Benefited a Small Handful … But Not the Economy As a Whole.