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94,734. As if by reflex, state managers plead ‘security’ to justify their programs. The plea rarely survives scrutiny. We regularly find that security threats are contrived - and, once contrived or others purposes, sometimes believed – to induce a reluctant public to accept overseas adventures or costly intervention in the domestic economy. Noam Chomsky, Deterring Democracy introduction
94,749. Also understandable is the otherwise rather mysterious fact that security policy has been only weakly correlated with realistic security concerns. Threats have regularly been concocted on the flimsiest evidence and with marginal credibility at best. (Empire US & Foreign Relations US & Security) ibid. pp23&24
4,945. More stringent security measures. Universal electronic surveillance. No-knock laws. Stop and frisk laws. Government inspection of first-class mail. Automatic fingerprinting, photographing, blood tests, and urinalysis of any person arrested before he is charged with a crime. A law making it unlawful to resist even unlawful arrest. Laws establishing detention camps for potential subversives. Gun control laws. Restrictions on travel. The assassinations, you see, establish the need for such laws in the public mind. Instead of realizing that there is a conspiracy, conducted by a handful of men, the people reason – or are manipulated into reasoning – that the entire population must have its freedom restricted in order to protect the leaders. The people agree that they themselves can’t be trusted. (Right & Security & Control & New World Order & Freedom & Civil Liberties & Big Brother) Robert Anton Wilson, The Eye in the Pyramid
35,274. And there are other companies like Kroll as well. There’s T&M Protection run by Robert Tucker. Tucker! Tucker met with O’Neill and Hauer the night before 9/11. They had drinks at Elaine’s. There’s Strang-Hayes Consulting. There’s Wackenhut Corporation. Then there’s CTC International. The Cohen Group. Then there’s Stratesec formerly called SecuraCom. Stratesec also had a contract to do security at the World Trade Centre. SecuraCom also had security contracts for Dulles International Airport and United Airlines. And remember, United had two planes crash on 9/11. And one of those planes came from Dulles. Now, the interesting thing about SecuraCom is that from 1993-2000 one of its principle shareholders was a man by the name of Marvin Bush! (9/11 & CIA & Intelligence Agencies & Spy & Security) Who Killed John O'Neill?
122,238. ‘Yussuf Islam, once known as the singer Cat Stevens, has been refused entry to the United States; he’s appearently regarded as a threat to US national security. Really? On what evidence?’ (Pop Music & Music & Biography & 1970s & Security) BBC Newsnight 22 September 2004, Alan Yentob, Imagine … The Artist Formerly Known as Cat Stevens, BBC 2006
5,377. The fundamental dilemma is this: how do we reconcile liberty with security in this new world ... Let liberty at last stand up for the law-abiding citizen in this country. (Civil Liberties & Security & War on Terror) Tony Blair
62,106. We know we need strict controls in a changing world. (7/7 & Control & Security) Tony Blair
5,414. Most people want security in this world, not liberty. (Civil Liberty & Liberty & Security) H L Mencken
5,457. We must plan for freedom, and not only for security, if for no other reason than that only freedom can make security secure. (Freedom & Security) Karl Popper, The Open Society and Its Enemies 1945
5,490. Freedom is being lost in Britain. The land of Magna Carta is now the land of secret gagging orders, secret trials and imprisonment. The government will soon know about every phone call, every email, every text message. Police can wilfully shoot to death an innocent man, lie and expect to get away with it. Whole communities now fear the state. The foreign secretary routinely covers up allegations of torture; the justice secretary routinely prevents the release of critical cabinet minutes taken when Iraq was illegally invaded. The litany is cursory; there is much more ...
Freedoms are being lost in Britain because of the rapid growth of the ‘national security state’. This form of militarism was imported from the United States by New Labour. Totalitarian in essence, it relies upon fear mongering to entrench the executive with venal legal mechanisms that progressively diminish democracy and justice. ‘Security’ is all, as is propaganda promoting rapacious colonial wars, even as honest mistakes. Take away this propaganda, and the wars are exposed for what they are, and fear evaporates. Take away the obeisance of many in Britain’s liberal elite to American power and you demote a profound colonial and crusader mentality that covers for epic criminals like Blair. Prosecute these criminals and change the system that breeds them and you have freedom. (Freedom & Great Britain & Security & Totalitarianism & Propaganda & War on Terror) John Pilger, War Comes Homes to Britain, article New Statesman; viz website
6,193. The instant formal government is abolished, society begins to act. A general association takes place, and common interest produces common security. (Society & Government & Security) Thomas Paine
7,597. Security is, I would say, our top priority because for all the exciting things you will be able to do with computers – organizing your lives, staying in touch with people, being creative – if we don’t solve these security problems, then people will hold back. (Computer & Security) Bill Gates
24,312. A matter of internal security: the age-old cry of the oppressor. (Star Trek & Security & Totalitarianism) Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Hunted s3e11, Picard
29,132. The idea is to create a situation where the people are so frightened of the violence all around them that they will throw their hands up in the air and demand, Federal Government, do something! And the only choice open will be martial law. (United States & Violence & Security & War on Terror) Jerry Kirk, former Black Panther & US Communist party
29,134. The Uniting and Strengthening America By Providing Appropriate Tools Required To Intercept And Obstruct Terrorism Act 2001 ... An Act to deter and punish terrorist acts in the United States and around the world, to enhance law enforcement investigatory tools, and for other purposes. The Patriot Act
120,677. Section 802 (5): the term ‘domestic terrorism’ means activities that (a) involve acts dangerous to human life that are a violation of the criminal laws of the United States or any state (b) appear to be intended (i) to intimidate or coerce a civilian population (ii) to influence the policy of a government by intimidation or coercion. (United States & War on Terror & Terrorism & Security) ibid.
29,136. Pure incompetence: the law makers didn’t even read the law before they passed it. Assholes! (United States & War on Terror & Terrorism & Security) Penn & Teller, Bullshit! Patriot Act s3e7
29,137. In December 2003 the FBI forced Las Vegas hotels to turn in information on over three hundred thousand guests. (United States & War on Terror & Terrorism & Security & Las Vegas) ibid.
29,138. Government bureaucrats are keeping massive databases of information on all of us. (United States & War on Terror & Terrorism & Security & Information) ibid.
29,139. The training, the assaults on the population, have been going on for over a decade here in the United States, and the death toll is climbing. What’s happened to our Special Forces? What types of cowards have they been twisted into, that they go out and attack American citizens, wooden churches full of men, women and children, and then slough it off as if – oh well; they are a just a bunch of cult members? Whatever happened to live and let live? And whatever happened to the Federal Law barring troops from assaulting civilians? (United States & War on Terror & Terrorism & Security & Cults: Branch Davidians) Alex Jones, 9/11 The Road to Tyranny