Border Patrol makes upstate NY a Constitution-free zone

NYCLU Report Reveals Troubling Border Patrol Tactics in Upstate New York  The U.S. Border Patrol is using aggressive policing tactics far from the border in upstate New York to increase arrest rates with little regard to New Yorkers’ constitutional rights and freedoms, according to a report released today by the NYU Immigrant Rights Clinic, the New York […]

Man dies while in federal custody

KW writes: I think it is important for justice, and for all of our future safety, that when a person dies under suspicious circumstances, related to governmental custody or governmental actions, all citizens take notice. (excerpt from) Washington Post Feds say TV pitchman…dies in apparent suicide 2 days before trial PHOENIX — A U.S. Marshals […]

The Morning After (The 9-11 Anniversaries)

KW: I understand that so many people lost their lives, and so many people were hurt from the September 11th 2011 tragedy, that the anniversary date must hold a certain solemness, and respect for the dead. Though, the morning after this incident that happened 10 years ago, perhaps we could remember the truly important lessons […]

Video: Our government frisks innocent, 6-year-old girl

KW: If you watch this video — which it is hard to do — you will see how the techniques the TSA uses to convince the child to succombe to this search, and feel assured, could be modeled by any child molester. This is very bad for our children, and our country. (In some places […]

The War Machine has sprung forward…spring back…

The following demonstrations were called with the purpose of protesting FBI raids on peace activists which appear to be a government action to stifle dissent. Note that over the weekend, NATO did air strikes in Pakistan. It appears that the war machine is taking steps forward. It would be good for the peace movement to […]

Long Island Wins: Government report faults police/immigration deputization

Long Island Wins :: Government report faults police/immigration deputization. Originally posted using ShareThis (Excerpt from) Long Island Wins by Pat Young The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has just issued a report finding major problems with the deputization of the police as immigration enforcement officers. Referred to as “287g agreements” after the section of the law […]

Plum Island: Moving it good or bad and will it happen?

KW: Plum Island, a small island off the coast of Long Island, is an animal research center that the federal government operates. It is difficult to decide if closing it, cleaning it up, and moving it to Kansas would be good or bad. And, that means: Would it be good or bad for Long Island […]

Long Island Wins: Suffolk County, “We Work for You?”

For the full story by Kirby Einhorn: Long Island Wins :: We Work for You? Long Island WINS is a group dedicated to exploring the contributions of immigrants to the Long Island community and economy. They have a great post about the January 14th, Community Meeting, held by the County Executive’s Office. Was the meeting […]

Libertarian Party passes resolution condemning domestic deployment of US military

full resolution posted at Independent Political Report Libertarian Party passes resolution condemning domestic deployment of US military …THEREFORE, be it resolved, the Libertarian National Committee and its undersigned members hereby condemn the plans of the federal government to deploy 20,000 active duty members of the U.S. military to serve, for whatever reason, domestically in the […]

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