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How DHS Strongarms Police Depts – Just Armed Private Security Corps? Security

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent July 8, 2014   While some have blamed austerity for the consolidation of police departments nationwide, it is clear that local police departments (LPDs) have become private security firms hired by each municipality to preform “policing services” on behalf of local government. In 2005, the US Supreme Court ruled that police officers and departments are not required by the US Constitution to protect citizens from harm. Recently the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) was denied a Freedom of Information Act (FIOA) request from a SWAT team in Massachusetts because the…

Bloomberg Group Distributes Gun Control Survey to Politicians Media

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent July 7, 2014   Everytown for Gun Safety (ETGS), an advocacy propaganda group founded by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, have released a questionnaire to politicians to find out where they stand on gun control, limiting sales of high-capacity ammunition magazines and restricting the ability of gun buyers to obtain certain types of guns. ETGS claims that “every day 86 Americans die by gunfire” and because of this, they have launched their Gun Sense Voter Project (GSVP) to inquire of “all federal candidates” which would “will vote for common-sense…

US District Judge: TSA ‘No-Fly List’ Violates Constitutional Rights Security

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent June 25, 2014   In Portland, Oregon, US District Judge Anna Brown ruled the Department of Justice (DoJ) must “redraft procedures” regarding the “no-fly list” (NFL) to allow travelers to have their names removed as an issue of Constitutional rights. Brown wrote in her decision : “A traveler who has not been given any indication of the information that may be in the record does not have any way to correct that information.” The infamous NFL was created by the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) in response to the attack…

Police & Military Will Have ‘Superman’ X-Ray Vision Guns Security

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent June 23, 2014   The Mini Z is an X-ray gun being targeted for sale to the US military and law enforcement to prevent drug trafficking or identify hidden improvised explosive devices (IEDs). Simply point Mini Z at a target, and the device “emits low-level X-rays, and the resulting image shows up on a dedicated tablet” to make seeing through objects to view their contents easy. According to the developer American Science and Engineering (ASE), the Mini Z is a “fast, portable, real-time detection of hidden organic threats, such as…

How International Treaties Gave NSA Back-Door Access for Surveillance World

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  Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent June 18, 2014   The High Court in Ireland (HCI) requested the European Court of Justice (ECJ) review the Safe Harbor Treaty (SHT) between the European Union (EU) and the US to protect private user data while Facebook was caught sharing digital communications from EU citizens with the National Security Agency (NSA). HCI Justice Gerard Hogan ruled that “Facebook won’t need to face an investigation into its alleged activities, following a ruling made by Ireland’s data protection commissioner who said the same.” Mark Schrems, post-graduate law student brought and…