AP | Authoritarian healthcare panel mulls decision to deny care to risky individuals.
Infowars.com | Malia “Kim” Bendis was arrested for filming police on her own property during installation of “smart meters.”
Paul Joseph Watson & Alex Jones | Employees and guests urged to report “suspicious behavior” under DHS program.
Washington Examiner | “Every individual on the net is vulner – is a potential, uh, opening,” wait, we are still talking about the Internet, right?
Chicago Tribune | City of Naperville plans to have meters installed in all homes by the end of the month.
Tom McNamara | Close and intricate partnership between the federal government on one side and banks and private businesses on the other.
bbc.co.uk | New procedure makes it possible to scrutinize any family’s spending pattern.
Paul Joseph Watson | “Gunshot detectors” could be used to eavesdrop on street chatter.
CNS News | Student’s attorneys argue school is violating her rights under Texas’ Religious Freedom Act and First and Fourteenth constitutional amendments.
Politicker | “Our decision to do so is not a concession to critics that no value was served by the posting of the map in the first place”
Infowars.com | The Second Amendment is not about deer hunting.
ARS Technica | ‘Blue Coat gear found in almost two dozen countries, including Syria.’
CBS Tampa Bay | SB 92 would prohibit evidence gathering by unmanned aerial vehicles.
William Grigg | Once he was down on the ground, Fleming was swarmed by law enforcement.
huffingtonpost.com | Single-party rule in 37 states paves way for big changes.
Philip Rucker | Despite what is expected to be fierce opposition from the National Rifle Association and its allies on Capitol Hill.
Faisal Moghul | A man’s home is no longer his castle, and we are all poorer for it.
cnsnews.com | Lifetime Secret Service protection to former presidents and their wives.
Travis Holte | Obama, chief actor for the world bankocracy, is not happy with his fellow bankster puppet in the UK, David Cameron.
Steve Watson | Everything is spying on you.
Steve Watson | Girl must comply with tracking program or leave altogether.
Slate.com | Europeans, take note: The U.S. government has granted itself authority to secretly snoop on you.
ClickOrlando.com | Starting Thursday, couple will be fined $500 per day that garden stays up past deadline.
livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com | Rep. Gabby Giffords gets behind effort to restrict Second Amendment.
EFF.org | “No amount of ‘social conditioning’ can convince those concerned about privacy and civil liberties that expanded DNA collection is a good idea.”
BBC News | “The things we’re working on is to recognise you by the way you walk or by the shape of your ear.”
Fox News | Crooks looking to avoid getting shot now know which targets are soft and those who need weapons know where they can steal them.
The Australian | Tobacco taxes are set to be repeatedly increased over the next five years.
zerohedge.com | Tragic news about Tim “TuboTax” Geithner.
Infowars.com | If the ATF will steal toy guns from retailers catering to faux combat soldiers, what will they do with the real McCoy?
Electronic Frontier Foundation | 2012 was a terrible year for online privacy against government surveillance.
Karen De Coster | The lifestyle of Britain’s Royal Family and America’s Sultan of Sludge.
My Fox DC | The police car appears to stop in order to investigate the craft.
Jesse Walker | If the extraterrestrials won’t invade, we’ll just have to do the job ourselves.
Guardian.co.uk | Two amendments that would have provided basic oversight for US government’s warrantless surveillance program.
Computer World | Drones, warrantless phone, internet and mobile tracking, police merging with surveillance tech.; so far, it’s been a good year for Big Brother.
RT | Stone and historian Peter Kuznick argue that Obama is a wolf in sheep’s clothing and that he’s earned forgiveness because of the “nightmare of the Bush presidency that preceded him.”
Sky.com | Legalizes deletion of posts and pages containing “illegal” information.
Conor Friedersdorf | New attempts to rein in government spying have just failed, guaranteeing that the privacy of more innocent Americans will be violated.
EFF.org | Today is an incredibly important vote for the future of your digital privacy, but some in Congress are hoping you won’t find out.
Washington’s Blog | “Abuses Of Power Always – Always – Expand Beyond Their Original Application”.
Reuters | Officials say it could help curb “rumors and vulgarity.”
EFF.org | Laws penalizing blasphemy, apostasy, or defamation of religion (including religious “hate speech”) are present in 94 countries.
CNet.com | ‘U.S. officials have warned for years about the vulnerability of the electrical grid to cyberattacks.’
David Kramer | It looks like the German sheeple mentality didn’t die in the bunker along with Hitler.
RT | The European Commission has withdrawn its request to review ACTA’s compatibility with the EU law.
Brandon Smith | Was the shooting of 20 students in Newtown, Connecticut the Neo-Liberal version of 9/11?
Infowars.com | You can bet the farm this insider doesn’t own a gun.
huffingtonpost.com | Prohibit the manufacturing of high-capacity magazines as early as this week.
Carolyn Hamlett | The problem is not the guns.