Author Archives: John W. Whitehead

Keep swinging for justice and freedom: The legacy of Hammerin’ Hank Aaron

My father, a rabid St. Louis Cardinals fan, listened to virtually all their ball games on the radio from our home in Peoria, Illinois. Occasionally, we would drive the three hours to St. Louis to see the Cardinals play in person. Continue reading

The Deep State’s stealthy, subversive, silent coup to ensure nothing changes

No doubt about it: the coup d’état was successful. Continue reading

What to expect in 2021: Madness, mayhem, manipulation and more tyranny

What should we expect in 2021? Continue reading

2020: The year the Tree of Liberty was torched

No doubt about it: 2020—a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year for freedom—was the culmination of a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad decade for freedom. Continue reading

Big Brother in disguise: The rise of a new, technological world order

It had the potential for disaster. Continue reading

Warp speed ahead: COVID-19 vaccines pave the way for a new frontier in surveillance

Like it or not, the COVID-19 pandemic with its veiled threat of forced vaccinations, contact tracing, and genetically encoded vaccines is propelling humanity at warp speed into a whole new frontier—a surveillance matrix—the likes of which we’ve only previously encountered in science fiction. Continue reading

How to celebrate Thanksgiving in the midst of toxic politics and COVID-19 lockdowns

If ever there were a year filled with an abundance of bad news and a shortage of good news, 2020 would take the prize. Between the toxic political theater, pandemic scares, nationwide lockdowns that smack of martial law, a rollercoaster economy, and the ever-present menace of the police state, it’s been a hard, heart-wrenching, stomach-churning kind of year overrun with too much hate and too little tolerance. Continue reading

Don’t call the cops. especially if your loved ones are old, disabled or have special needs

They shot at him fourteen times. Continue reading

End the government’s war on America’s military veterans

The 2020 presidential election may be over, but nothing has really changed. Continue reading

America after the election: A few hard truths about the things that won’t change

The American people remain eager to be persuaded that a new president in the White House can solve the problems that plague us. Continue reading

Something wicked this way comes: Anarchy Is being loosed upon the nation

Things are falling apart. Continue reading

Don’t vote for a psychopath: Tyranny at the hands of a psychopathic government

“Politicians are more likely than people in the general population to be sociopaths. I think you would find no expert in the field of sociopathy/psychopathy/antisocial personality disorder who would dispute this… That a small minority of human beings literally have no conscience was and is a bitter pill for our society to swallow—but it does explain a great many things, shamelessly deceitful political behavior being one.”—Dr. Martha Stout, clinical psychologist and former instructor at Harvard Medical School. Continue reading

The 2020 election bamboozle: We are all victims of the Deep State’s con game

This is not an election. Continue reading

John Lennon at 80: One man against the Deep State ‘monster’

John Lennon, born 80 years ago on October 9, 1940, was a musical genius and pop cultural icon. Continue reading

The election has already been hijacked and the winner decided: ‘We the people’ lose

Republicans and Democrats alike fear that the other party will attempt to hijack this election. Continue reading

Justice sleeps and ‘we the people’ suffer: No, the U.S. Supreme Court will not save us

The U.S. Supreme Court will not save us. Continue reading

Virtual school dangers: The hazards of a police state education during COVID-19

Once upon a time in America, parents breathed a sigh of relief when their kids went back to school after a summer’s hiatus, content in the knowledge that for a good portion of the day, their kids would be gainfully occupied, out of harm’s way, and out of trouble. Continue reading

Mile markers of tyranny: Losing our freedoms on the road from 9/11 to COVID-19

You can map the nearly 20-year journey from the 9/11 attacks to the COVID-19 pandemic by the freedoms we’ve lost along the way. Continue reading

Since 9/11, the government’s answer to every problem has been more government

Have you noticed that the government’s answer to every problem is more government—at taxpayer expense—and less individual liberty? Continue reading

Attack of the tomato killers: The police state’s war on weed and backyard gardens

Backyard gardeners, beware: tomato plants have become collateral damage in the government’s war on drugs, especially marijuana. Continue reading

The great election fraud: Will our freedoms survive another election?

And so it begins again, the never-ending, semi-delusional, train-wreck of an election cycle in which the American people allow themselves to get worked up into a frenzy over the misguided belief that the future of this nation—nay, our very lives—depends on who we elect as president. Continue reading

This is Amerika where fascism, totalitarianism and militarism go hand in hand

There’s a pattern emerging if you pay close enough attention. Continue reading

P Is for Predator State: The building blocks of tyranny from A to Z

While America continues to fixate on the drama-filled reality show scripted by the powers-that-be, directed from the nation’s capital, and played out in high definition across the country, the American Police State has moved steadily forward. Continue reading

One nation under house arrest: How do COVID-19 mandates impact our freedoms?

We have become one nation under house arrest. Continue reading

The federal coup to overthrow the states and nix the 10th Amendment is underway

This is a wake-up call. Continue reading

America, you’ve been blacklisted: McCarthyism refashioned for a new age

For those old enough to have lived through the McCarthy era, there is a whiff of something in the air that reeks of the heightened paranoia, finger-pointing, fear-mongering, totalitarian tactics that were hallmarks of the 1950s. Continue reading

Tyranny without a tyrant: The deep state’s divide-and-conquer strategy is working

What exactly is going on? Continue reading

America’s revolutionary founders would be anti-government extremists today

Had the Declaration of Independence been written today, it would have rendered its signers extremists or terrorists, resulting in them being placed on a government watch list, targeted for surveillance of their activities and correspondence, and potentially arrested, held indefinitely, stripped of their rights and labeled enemy combatants. Continue reading

The system is rigged: Qualified immunity is how the police state stays in power

The system is rigged. Continue reading

Engineering a race war: Will this be the American police state’s Reichstag fire?

Watch and see: this debate over police brutality and accountability is about to get politicized into an election-year referendum on who should occupy the White House. Continue reading

From 9/11 to COVID-19, it’s been a perpetual state of emergency

Don’t pity this year’s crop of graduates because this COVID-19 pandemic caused them to miss out on the antics of their senior year and the pomp and circumstance of graduation. Continue reading

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

You have no rights. Continue reading