Post 9/11 America has increasingly become a security state. Spying on the population is now commonplace. Local police forces have been militarized. Borders, points of entry, especially airports, and border regions have become the scene of long lines with questionable outcomes.


Posts about the Security State

empire, politics, security state

9/11 and the Trump Pandemic – a contrast in reactions

December 5, 2020 Post 9/11 America has increasingly become a security state. Spying on the population is now commonplace. Local police forces have been militarized. Borders, points of entry, especially airports, and border regions have become the scene of --->> read more -->>
empire, politics, security state

How America Tortures – a new report with drawings and a movie

December 13, 2019 Post 9/11 America has increasingly become a security state. Spying on the population is now commonplace. Local police forces have been militarized. Borders, points of entry, especially airports, and border regions have become the scene of --->> read more -->>
politics, security state

Revisiting MetaData – Your Life Made Visible

November 17, 2016 Post 9/11 America has increasingly become a security state. Spying on the population is now commonplace. Local police forces have been militarized. Borders, points of entry, especially airports, and border regions have become the scene of --->> read more -->>
books, security state

No Place to Hide by Glenn Greenwald – book review

Joe, My friend got back to me. Her contact left the Review five years ago. Sorry. Mark
June 1, 2014 Post 9/11 America has increasingly become a security state. Spying on the population is now commonplace. Local police forces have been militarized. Borders, points of entry, especially airports, and border regions have become the scene of --->> read more -->>
security state

FISA Court – Not a Court – an Administrative Rubber Stamp – Bureaucrats Dressed Up as Judges

borrowed from Slate.com
July 11, 2013 Post 9/11 America has increasingly become a security state. Spying on the population is now commonplace. Local police forces have been militarized. Borders, points of entry, especially airports, and border regions have become the scene of --->> read more -->>
security state

The Uses of Metadata – an experiment you can conduct with your own life’s metadata

July 9, 2013 Post 9/11 America has increasingly become a security state. Spying on the population is now commonplace. Local police forces have been militarized. Borders, points of entry, especially airports, and border regions have become the scene of --->> read more -->>
security state

NSA Vacuuming, Meta Data, Mistaken Misleading Metaphors

James_R._Clapper_Director of National Intelligence
June 17, 2013 Post 9/11 America has increasingly become a security state. Spying on the population is now commonplace. Local police forces have been militarized. Borders, points of entry, especially airports, and border regions have become the scene of --->> read more -->>
security state

Dangers of the US Security State

LAURA POITRAS credit: Ruby Washington/New York Times photographer - borrowed w/o permission
June 16, 2013 Post 9/11 America has increasingly become a security state. Spying on the population is now commonplace. Local police forces have been militarized. Borders, points of entry, especially airports, and border regions have become the scene of --->> read more -->>
security state

US Vacuum Cleaning Our Privacy – the bigger story

NSA is listening to everthing
June 8, 2013 Post 9/11 America has increasingly become a security state. Spying on the population is now commonplace. Local police forces have been militarized. Borders, points of entry, especially airports, and border regions have become the scene of --->> read more -->>
empire, security state

Parallels and Prescience – on the Tenth Anniversary of 9/11 and the “War on Terror”

Bush-War onTerror
September 12, 2011 Post 9/11 America has increasingly become a security state. Spying on the population is now commonplace. Local police forces have been militarized. Borders, points of entry, especially airports, and border regions have become the scene of --->> read more -->>
political system, politics, security state

Naomi Wolf’s The End of America – the movie

May 27, 2011 Post 9/11 America has increasingly become a security state. Spying on the population is now commonplace. Local police forces have been militarized. Borders, points of entry, especially airports, and border regions have become the scene of --->> read more -->>
books, security state

Yottabytes and the National Security State

Secret Sentry by Mathew Aid
October 17, 2009 Post 9/11 America has increasingly become a security state. Spying on the population is now commonplace. Local police forces have been militarized. Borders, points of entry, especially airports, and border regions have become the scene of --->> read more -->>
empire, politics, security state

A New Thought on Terrorism

December 6, 2008 Post 9/11 America has increasingly become a security state. Spying on the population is now commonplace. Local police forces have been militarized. Borders, points of entry, especially airports, and border regions have become the scene of --->> read more -->>