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Why Do Local Community Police Need Military Weapons?


Neighborhood Policing: The view from inside a Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MWRAP) vehicle I have watched new policing methods since Mayberry RFD, to the adoption of bullet-proof vests to SWAT teams. The adoption of these new methods were reasonable. What is … Continue reading

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The Newbie’s Guide to Staying Under the RADAR of the NSA


Some people are really paranoid about being watched by Big Brother.¬† There are ways to minimize your susceptibility to being monitored.¬† But, as in the cartoon “Spy vs Spy,” there are always counter-counter-countermeasures being developed.¬† Dan Stucky makes some good … Continue reading

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NSA Selects Utah for “Total Information Awareness” (TIA) Site


Long ago there was a program called “Total Information Awareness” supported by Adm John Poindexter. ¬†Schematically it was conceived as the ultimate intelligence program that would unite all intelligence sources (telephone, video, wire transfer, fingerprint, income tax, and more) in … Continue reading

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