Liberty NewsWire Wednesday, Apr 18th, 2012

On April 18, 2012, in Home, by admin

A new module in Houston will place clandestine TSA agents and military officers on buses whose pursuit it will be to perform bag searches, watch for “suspicious activity” and survey passengers in sequence to ‘curb crime and terrorism’.

Democratic Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee denounced a program, labeled Bus Safe, during a press discussion on Friday. According to a Metropolitan Transit Authority of Houston (METRO) press release, agencies concerned in a intrigue will, “ride buses, perform pointless bag checks, and control K-9 sweeps, as good as place uniformed and plainclothes officers during Transit Centers and rail platforms to detect, forestall and residence implicit rapist activity or behavior.” – Paul Joseph Watson for  See full essay immediately below.

Individual Liberty

TSA Travel Freedom: – Big Sis Launches Undercover TSA Spies To Ride Houston Buses

CNN – Police: Man Strips Naked during Oregon Airport in TSA Protest

War on Drugs:

The Daily Caller – Fort Worth to Ban a Hiring of Smokers?

The Guardian – Did Cartagena Mark a Beginning of a End of a War on Drugs?

Reason – Obama’s New Drug Control Report Calls for More Workplace Drug Testing, Nationwide Zero Tolerance Laws, Prescription-Only Ephedrine Products, and a Return of a “Above a Influence” Campaign

Internet Freedom:

The Guardian – Tim Berners-Lee Urges Government to Stop a Snooping Bill

Reason – From Hackers to Slackers: How a Federal Law Can be Used to Prosecute Almost Anyone Who Uses a Computer

Patriot Act/NDAA:

Huffington Post – NDAA Indefinite Detention Provision Sparks Debate In Utah Senate Race


Reason – The Unsavory Alliance of Big Government and Big Pig

Police State:

Reason – Justice for Cisco: A Wrong Door Puppycide in Austin

ABC News – Ex-Reporter Sues After Alleged Police Brutality Deleted Off Camera

Foreign Policy


Washington Post – US, NATO Ready 2013 Plan to Step Back From Frontline Afghanistan Combat, Hand Off to Kabul


The Atlantic – The Iran Hawks’ Latest Misleading Meme

Washington Post – The Stage is Set For a Deal with Iran


Foreign Policy – Who Broke Syria? Bashar al-Assad Did.  But a International Community and a Media Made Things Worse

Economic Freedom


Reuters – More U.S. Cities Set to Enter Default Danger Zone


The Daily Caller – Houston Charities Complain: New Law Bans Feeding a Homeless Without Government Permission

WIVB Buffalo News – 15 Day Jail Sentence Over Lockport Sign

CBS Tampa – Florida City Bans Nightlife


Washington Post – District Fires Workers in Unemployment Benefits Probe

Free Trade:

Business Insider – NAFTA and Free Trade Do Not Belong in a Same Sentence

IRS and Taxes:

American Spectator – Marching Toward Taxmageddon



Forbes – Barney Frank: Obamacare Was a ‘Mistake’

Reason – RomneyCare: More Price Controls On a Way?


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