Author Archives: John W. Whitehead

What country is this? Forced blood draws, cavity searches and colonoscopies

Our freedoms—especially the Fourth Amendment—are being choked out by a prevailing view among government bureaucrats that they have the right to search, seize, strip, scan, shoot, spy on, probe, pat down, Taser, and arrest any individual at any time and for the slightest provocation. Continue reading

Battlefield America is the new normal: We’re not in Mayberry anymore

America, you’ve been fooled again. Continue reading

Anything goes when you’re a cop in America

President Trump needs to be reminded that no one is above the law, especially the police. Continue reading

Anarchy in America: Shot down like dogs in the street

Things are falling apart. Continue reading

Policing for profit: Jeff Sessions & Co.’s thinly veiled plot to rob us blind

Let’s not mince words. Continue reading

Zombies R Us: ‘We the people’ are the walking dead of the American police state

RIP George Romero (1940–2017). Continue reading

Tear gas, guns and riot squads: The police state’s answer to free speech is brute force

Forget everything you’ve ever been taught about free speech in America. Continue reading

You want a picture of the future? Imagine a boot stamping on your face

We have arrived, way ahead of schedule, into the dystopian future dreamed up by such science fiction writers as George Orwell, Aldous Huxley, Margaret Atwood and Philip K. Dick. Continue reading

The age of no privacy: The surveillance state shifts into high gear

The government has become an expert in finding ways to sidestep what it considers “inconvenient laws” aimed at ensuring accountability and thereby bringing about government transparency and protecting citizen privacy. Continue reading

Execution by firing squad: The militarized police state opens fire

Legally owning a gun in America could get you killed by a government agent. Continue reading

Lynching free speech: The intolerant state of America

My hometown of Charlottesville, Va., has become the latest poster child in a heated war of words—and actions—over racism, “sanitizing history,” extremism (both right and left), political correctness, hate speech, partisan politics, and a growing fear that violent words will end in violent actions. Continue reading

Twilight of the courts: The elusive search for justice in the American police state

We have entered a new regime and it’s called the American police state. Continue reading

The lessons of ‘Sgt. Pepper’s’ 50 years later: Stop fighting one another and focus on the real enemy

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Continue reading

The republic has fallen: The Deep State’s plot to take over America has succeeded

No doubt about it. Continue reading

America’s reign of terror: A nation reaps what it sows

Who designed the malware worm that is now wreaking havoc on tens of thousands of computers internationally by hackers demanding a king’s ransom? The U.S. government. Continue reading

You are the true guardians of the galaxy: A graduation message for a tyrannical age

Those coming of age today will face some of the greatest obstacles ever encountered by young people. Continue reading

Big Brother is still watching you: Don’t fall for the NSA’s latest ploy

Supposedly the National Security Administration is going to stop collecting certain Internet communications that merely mention a foreign intelligence target. Continue reading

The iron jaws of the police state: Trump’s America is a Constitution-free zone

Please. Continue reading

Run for your life: The American police state is coming to get you

Daily, all across America, individuals who dare to resist—or even question—a police order are being subjected to all sorts of government-sanctioned abuse ranging from forced catheterization, forced blood draws, roadside strip searches and cavity searches, and other foul and debasing acts that degrade their bodily integrity and leave them bloodied and bruised. Continue reading

Beware the dogs of war: Is the American empire on the verge of collapse?

Waging endless wars abroad (in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan and now Syria) isn’t making America—or the rest of the world—any safer, it’s certainly not making America great again, and it’s undeniably digging the U.S. deeper into debt. Continue reading

When government evil triumphs, freedom falls

It is often said that if America ever ceases to be good, she will cease to be great. Continue reading

Death at your door: Knock-and-talk police tactics rip a hole in the US Constitution

It’s 1:30 a.m., a time when most people are asleep. Continue reading

Stealing from the citizenry: How government goons use civil asset forfeiture to rob us blind

In jolly old England, Robin Hood stole from the rich to give to the poor. Continue reading

Rule by thieves: One week in the life of the American kleptocracy

The American kleptocracy (a government ruled by thieves) continues to suck the American people down a rabbit hole into a parallel universe in which the Constitution is meaningless, the government is all-powerful, and the citizenry is powerless to defend itself against government agents who steal, spy, lie, plunder, kill, abuse and generally inflict mayhem and sow madness on everyone and everything in their sphere. Continue reading

The government is still the enemy of freedom

My friends, we’re being played for fools. Continue reading

Ihre Papiere, bitte! (your papers, please): Are we being set up for a national ID system?

You can’t have it both ways. Continue reading

The illusion of freedom: The police state is alive and well

Brace yourself. Continue reading

Coming soon to a city near you: The U.S. military’s plan to take over America

The U.S. military plans to take over America by 2030. Continue reading

The FBI: The silent terror of the Fourth Reich

Lately, there’s been a lot of rhetoric comparing Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler. The concern is that a Nazi-type regime may be rising in America. Continue reading

Rule by brute force: The true nature of government

The torch has been passed to a new president. Continue reading

Has the American dream become the American nightmare?

For too long now, the American people have allowed themselves to be persuaded that the government’s job is to take care of us: to feed us, clothe us, house us, educate us, raise our children, heal our infirmities, manage our finances, protect us from our enemies, guard us against all dangers (real and imaginary), and provide for our every need. Continue reading

Nothing is real: When reality TV programming masquerades as politics

Donald Trump no longer needs to launch Trump TV. Continue reading