Author Archives: John W. Whitehead

The slippery slope to despotism: Paved with lockdowns, raids and forced vaccinations

You have no rights. Continue reading

The worst is yet to come: Contact tracing, immunity cards and mass testing

No one is safe. Continue reading

Technofascism: Digital book burning in a totalitarian age

We are fast becoming a nation—nay, a world—of book burners. Continue reading

Your freedoms don’t have to be muzzled just because you’re wearing a mask

Despite all appearances to the contrary, martial law has not been declared in America. Continue reading

COVID-19 and the war on cash: What is behind the push for a cashless society?

Cash may well become a casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading

COVID-19’s challenge to the Christian Church: What would Jesus do?

In every age, we find ourselves wrestling with the question of how Jesus Christ—the itinerant preacher and revolutionary activist who died challenging the police state of his time, namely, the Roman Empire—would respond to the moral questions of our day. Continue reading

Draconian lockdown powers: It’s a slippery slope from handwashing to house arrest

We still have choices. Continue reading

Suspending the Constitution: Police state uses crises to expand its lockdown powers

You can always count on the government to take advantage of a crisis, legitimate or manufactured. Continue reading

Detect, deter and annihilate: How the police state will deal with a coronavirus outbreak

What do zombies have to do with the U.S. government’s plans for dealing with a coronavirus outbreak? Continue reading

This is a test: How will the Constitution fare during a nationwide lockdown?

This is a test. Continue reading

Coronavirus vs. the mass surveillance state: Which poses the greater threat?

Emboldened by the citizenry’s inattention and willingness to tolerate its abuses, the government has weaponized one national crisis after another in order to expands its powers. Continue reading

We’re all in this together: A case for not giving up on the American Dream

Listen, we don’t have to agree about everything. Continue reading

Compliance 101: Gun-toting cops endanger students and turn the schools into prisons

Just when you thought the government couldn’t get any more tone-deaf about civil liberties and the growing need to protect “we the people” against an overreaching, overbearing police state, the Trump administration ushers in even more strident zero tolerance policies that treat children like suspects and criminals, greater numbers of school cops, and all the trappings of a prison complex (unsurmountable fences, entrapment areas, no windows or trees, etc.). Continue reading

The pornification of America: How young girls are being groomed by sexual predators

What can we do to protect America’s young people from sexual predators? Continue reading

The Super Bowl’s biggest losers: The boys and girls being sold for sex 20 times a day

There can only be one winner emerging from this year’s Super Bowl LIV showdown between the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs, but the biggest losers will be the hundreds of young girls and boys—some as young as 9 years old—who will be bought and sold for sex during the course of the big game. Continue reading

Deadly distractions: Laying the groundwork for the next civil war

And so it continues. Continue reading

Red flag nation: Anti-gun laws, sanctuary cities and the Second Amendment

We never learn. Continue reading

Come home, America: Stop policing the globe and put an end to wars-without-end

I agree wholeheartedly with George S. McGovern, a former senator and presidential candidate who served in the Vietnam War, about one thing: I’m sick of old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in. Continue reading

Nullify government tyranny: In 2020, harness the power of your discontent

Twenty years into the 21st century, and what do we have to show for it? Continue reading

Sin taxes & other Orwellian methods of compliance that feed the government’s greed

“Taxman,” the only song written by George Harrison to open one of the Beatles’ albums (it featured on the band’s 1966 Revolver album), is a snarling, biting, angry commentary on government greed and how little control “we the taxpayers” have over our lives and our money. Continue reading

Betraying the Constitution: Who will protect us from an unpatriotic Patriot Act?

While Congress subjects the nation to its impeachment-flavored brand of bread-and-circus politics, our civil liberties continue to die a slow, painful death by a thousand cuts. Continue reading

Don’t just give thanks, pay your blessings forward

Once again, it’s been a hard, heart-wrenching, stomach-churning kind of year. Continue reading

Impeach the government: Rogue agencies have been abusing their powers for decades

By all means, let’s talk about impeachment. Continue reading

Casualties of war: military veterans have become America’s walking wounded

War drives the American police state. Continue reading

A new kind of tyranny: The global state’s war on those who speak truth to power

All of us are in danger. Continue reading

They live, we sleep: Beware the growing evil in our midst

We’re living in two worlds, you and I. Continue reading

The pathocracy of the Deep State: Tyranny at the hands of a psychopathic government

Twenty years ago, a newspaper headline asked the question: “What’s the difference between a politician and a psychopath?” Continue reading

Terrorized, traumatized and killed: The police state’s deadly toll on America’s children

Children learn what they live. Continue reading

John Lennon vs. the Deep State: One man against the ‘monster’

John Lennon, born 79 years ago on October 9, 1940, was a musical genius and pop cultural icon. Continue reading

Guns for hire: No, the government shouldn’t be using the military to police the globe

Eventually, all military empires fall and fail by spreading themselves too thin and spending themselves to death. Continue reading

Welfare checks turn deadly: You might want to think twice before calling the cops

Think twice before you call the cops to carry out a welfare check on a loved one. Continue reading

Martial law masquerading as law and order: The police state’s language of force

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