The city’s police commissioner, Ed Davis, told the Boston Herald that using the aerial surveillance technology during next year’s race is “a great idea.”
By: Brandon Smith
I have no personal experience in the business of false flag terrorism, but I imagine that engineering a successfully staged terror attack to be blamed on innocent or semi-innocent parties with the goal of psychologically manipulating a population requires that one also be an accomplished storyteller.
by DAVE LINDORFF
The Boston Marathon bombing has already demonstrated the best and the worst of America for all the world to see.
First, let’s talk about the best. When the bombs detonated, despite the shock and the horror of the blown-off legs and arms, and the blood on street and sidewalk, and without knowing what else might be coming, ordinary citizens jumped into action to try and help the gravely wounded and the dying. Average people with no experience in this kind of mayhem stepped up without hesitation to care for strangers, applying tourniquets, carrying people who couldn’t walk to hospital tents, or just holding a hand and calling for help.
Shooting in Pennsilvanya: as reported by the local press, the shots would have four victims, including the gunman, and injured three police officers. The shooting occurred at Frankstown Township, Pennsylvania, reports the local newspaper Altoona Mirror quoted the district attorney of the county of Blair, Richard Council. the victims are the killer, two men and a woman. The officers were wounded during a firefight with suspected killer.
By: Matt Kennard
BY: PENNY EIMS
The police have stated that the dog, a Labrador retriever/pit bull mix named “Chloe,” was so aggressive that officers had no other choice than to shoot and kill her.
By Feliciano Tisera and Daniel Alvarenga
Are you afraid of drones? Those unmanned aerial vehicles that can be remotely controlled from thousands of miles away that can also conduct blanketing surveillance and shoot down insurgents? You’re not alone — so does one-third of America.
POLICE in New York have arrested at least 70 demonstrators marking the first anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement by launching new protests, witnesses say.
Representatives of the National Lawyers Guild at the scene told AFP the number of arrests had gone up to 70 from an earlier estimate of 35.
By: Susanne Posel
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has announced Next Generation Identification (NGI), a $1 billion improvement on fingerprint biometrics.
By Glenn Greenwal
With closing Guantánamo given up as a lost cause, Obama’s policy has moved onto assassination rather than detention
A detainee at Guantánamo was found dead in his cell on Saturday, according to camp officials. He is the ninth person to die at the camp since it was opened more than ten years ago.
Can a lie, or rather, a series of lies, lead the people of a country to be complicit in waging war on the world? Well, apparently, it can, as in the case of 9/11!
“Official” stories, the mainstream media’s depictions of the events, before, during, and after, led the American people to believe that “terrorists” were responsible for an attack on our nation and our moral imperative was to put an end to “evil,” responding with an all-out, no-holds-barred “War on Terror.”
Unlike most areas of the country, Washington D.C. is experiencing a booming economy due to the massive growth of government, which is enriching a well-connected portion of the District’s employees.
By Ben Wolfgang
For all of the skeptics and detractors it has produced, the drone industry also has its vocal supporters.
Few are louder than Jerry LeMieux, a retired Air Force colonel, commercial airline pilot, college lecturer and, most recently, the founder of the world’s first university dedicated solely to unmanned systems education.
Well they sure don’t think so!
According to mainstream media reports, one of Barack Obama’s White House spokesmen said this in response to the recent “free speech” trial in Russia:
By: Moni Basu, Faith Karimi and Nkepile Mabuse
The National Union of Mineworkers is a close ally of the country’s ruling African National Congress. The miners, according to several South African media outlets, feel they are not adequately represented by the battling unions.
from Mark J. Fitzgibbons
While the Obama administration is busy eviscerating private property rights at the federal level, Republican-controlled Fauquier County, Va., has decided to follow suit in its own way.
By Jon Herskovitz
The killing by police of more than 30 striking platinum miners in the bloodiest security operation since the end of white rule cut to the quick of South Africa’s psyche on Friday, with people and the media questioning its post-apartheid soul.
Panic in Times Square, where police killed a man, stopped for an anti-drug, pulled out a kitchen knife with a blade 15 cm, and has stirred the crowd. Many have taken the tragic sequence with cell phones and cameras. The man, an African American 51 years identified Darrius Kennedy, had been stopped because it ‘seemed to be making use of marijuana.
from Off Grid Survival:
News broke earlier this week that The Department of Homeland Security was in the process of preparing for large scale civil unrest around election time. DHS submitted a rushed solicitation to the Federal Business Opportunities website for the procurement of riot gear equipment.
by Mike Adams,
There’s nothing more refreshing than standing in a cool, summertime rain shower. Or bathing in the warm sunlight on a crisp spring day. Or inhaling the cool autumn air, fresh with the scent of turning leaves and pine needles. These things — rainwater, sunlight, air — have long been assumed to be not only free, but un-claimable.