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FBI describes ‘Proud Boys’ as ‘extremist group with ties to white nationalism’ in law enforcement document

The FBI describes the group Proud Boys as an “extremist group with ties to white nationalism” in a document provided to reporters by law enforcement in the state of Washington.

This marks the first time the American public has seen the nation's top law enforcement agency officially call the self-described “western chauvinist group” an extremist ...

FBI report shows thousands more hate crimes in Trump’s first year, a record high

In news that will not surprise anyone who is Black, Latinx, Jewish, Muslim, *****, or a member of any other group targeted by hateful idiots, hate crimes in America are way up under Trump. Says who? FBI. The Federal Bureau of Investigations just released its 2017 Hate Crime Report. In Donald Trump's first year as ...

*****-trapped wheelchair takes out FBI agent

Well here's a story you don't run across every day: an FBI agent was recently shot by a *****-trapped wheelchair while searching the former residence of 67-year old Gregory Lee Rodvelt.

Rodvelt was forced to forfeit his home in Williams, Oregon, after his 90-year old mother filed a civil suit against him for elder abuse ...

American Bar Association asks the US Senate to slow down and call the FBI

The American Bar Association, implied by apoplectic US Senator Lindsay Graham as offering their "gold standard" rating to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, has asked the US Senate to investigate said nominee. Seems the ABA also had problems with Kavanaugh in the past, which the Senate also ignored.

Via NPR:

The American Bar Association says ...

FBI will face lawsuit for putting people on the No-Fly list for refusing to inform on friends

Even though the DoJ has expressly prohibited using the No-Fly list to gain leverage over potential informants, the FBI has continued its longstanding practice of blackmailing American citizens by putting them on the No-Fly list because they refused to work as informants.

The FBI is being sued (again) for doing this: Oregon resident ...

Edward Snowden on Malkia Cyril, a multigenerational black rights activist on the front lines of the surveillance wars

For its 25th anniversary, Wired Magazine asked numerous luminaries to pick a figure from the digital world to celebrate; Edward Snowden chose EFF Pioneer Award Winner Malkia Cyril, executive director of the Center for Media Justice and cofounder of t... ...