Posts by Jeff Berwick

The Weekend Vigilante July 6, 2013 – Welcome to the Police State

Hello from Santiago, Chile,

If you've never been here, you probably have no idea what is going on.  If you live in the West still, you probably can't even understand what is going on here.  It'd be like explaining a computer to a caveman.  "It's got buttons and someone, anywhere in the world will receive whatever information you want"… at that point the caveman would probably just club you out of confusion.  That's not very much different than talking to Amerikan slaves nowadays.

Everything is changing dramatically.  Even ten years ago, between New York and Santiago it would be a coin flip as to what was more or less a better place.  Today, the difference is stark.

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How the Government Uses Citizenship as a Weapon Against You

[Editor’s Note: The following post is by TDV Editor-in-Chief, Jeff Berwick]

"The Obama administration has now adopted the strategy of using citizenship as a weapon," writes whistleblowing hero Edward Snowden, surprising no one who has been paying enough attention in the past few years. 

We've been saying this for years now ourselves. The time is coming when the gentle prodding of the USSA imperial police state will become a naked mugging with overt threats of violence and kidnapping. Capital controls and border controls to keep in both money and people are coming. What's happening to Snowden is just a taste of what's coming to Americans that the US doesn't consider nearly as troublesome. 

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The Weekend Vigilante June 29, 2013

Hello from Dallas, Texas,

I left Acapulco and arrived in Houston a few days ago and after an hour wait to have my papers checked and be interrogated like a criminal I dropped off my luggage for a connection to Shreveport.  The Bush crime family international airport is a huge and unwieldy place and I was delayed through customs. I looked at the connecting bag checkers who put luggage on the belt and none of them seemed to be in any rush at all.  In fact, almost all the bags were sitting beside the belt and from time to time a person would meander through and look at a bag.  I pretty much knew my bag was gone at that point and it was.

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