Posted by copwatch | Thu, 01/05/2012 - 11:00pm story
WHY THE NDAA NOW?
By Marti Hiken and Luke Hiken January 6, 2012
Barack Obama just signed into law one of the most repressive and right-wing pieces of legislation ever passed in the history of the country: the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). It allows the military, a.k.a. the Pentagon, to determine who is a “terrorist” and to detain that person in prison, indefinitely, without trial, under its jurisdiction. It makes no difference whether the person is a U.S. citizen or a foreign “enemy combatant.”
Posted by copwatch | Fri, 12/16/2011 - 11:13am story
Posted by copwatch | Mon, 03/14/2011 - 3:22am story
By PAUL CRAIG ROBERTS
Police in the US now rival criminals, and exceed terrorists, as the greatest threat to the American public. Rogelio Serrato is the latest case to be in the news of an innocent person murdered by the police. Serrato was the wrong man, but the Monterey County, California, SWAT team killed the 31-year old father of four and left the family home a charred ruin.