Fear Factors

Deep Background

Even in World War II, the United States did not attempt to assassinate U.S. citizens who went over to the enemy, but that has now changed with President Obama's overseas contingency operations. On Feb....

A Detention Bill You Ought to Read More Carefully – S.3081, Enemy Belligerent, Interrogation, Detention, and Prosecution Act of 2010

"...introduced by Sens. John McCain and Joseph Lieberman..." 'Nuff said? Reminiscent of the Violent Extremist and Homegrown Terrorist Act, passed nearly unanimously in the House but shut down in Senate committee by the outcry of citizens?

As of March 14 11pm, NO "news" agencies have reported on this bill... Read and track this bill at OpenCongress.org. See also, H.R.4648 - Keep Terrorists at Bay Act of 2010 (seriously...) introduced by Rep. Lamar Smith and 7 cosponsors... Oh, and no mention of ending the occupation of other people's sovereign nations as a possible remedy, in case you were wondering...

French bread spiked with LSD in CIA experiment

A 50-year mystery over the 'cursed bread' of Pont-Saint-Esprit, which left residents suffering hallucinations, has been solved after a writer discovered the US had spiked the bread with LSD as part of an experiment. Henry...

What Americans Really Have to Fear

Violation of Rights by Military Tuesday, February 2, 2010 By Scott Fina Santa Maria Times Protestors gather in front of Vandenberg Air Force Base on Sunday. Photo credit:...

Amid media blackout – Congressional hearing reveals US intelligence agencies shielded Flight 253 bomber

Originally published by Alex Lantier on February 3, 2010 at wsws.org A January 27 hearing of the House Committee on Homeland Security established that US intelligence agencies stopped the State Department from revoking the US...

Presidential assassinations of U.S. citizens

By Glenn Greenwald January 27, 2010 Salon.com (updated below - Update II) The Washington Post's Dana Priest today reports that "U.S. military teams and intelligence agencies are deeply involved in secret joint operations with Yemeni troops who in...

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