Kern County, CA coroner rules David Sal Silva’s... →
One woman called 911, telling the operator: “The guy was laying on the floor and eight sheriffs ran up and started beating him up with sticks. The man is dead laying right here, right now. I got it all on video camera and I’m sending it to the news. These cops have no reason to do this to this man.” Something is seriously wrong with the California police, their training, and...
Wisconsin Alert: Remind lawmakers of the 4th... →
Last week, the Wisconsin Campaign for Liberty blasted Governor Walker and Assembly Speaker Robin Vos’ proposal to expand the DNA database to include individuals arrested for but not convicted of felonies. This measure spends $6,000,000 to expand DNA collection for a permanent database. It provides that anyone simply arrested, not convicted, for a felony would be forced to submit their DNA for a...
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Beaverton Cop, Fired & Rehired, Now Charged with Crime Against Child VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Beaverton police officer with a history of run-ins is on the wrong side of the law again. This time he’s accused of raping a 5-year-old child. Officer Chris Warren was fired once but the city of Beaverton gave him his job back. The reason he’s kept his job is he has never been convicted of...
911 Dispatcher Tells Woman About To Be Sexually... →
An Oregon woman was told by a 911 dispatcher that authorities wouldn’t be able be able to help her as her ex-boyfriend broke into her place because of budget cuts.
Student Loan Problems: One Third Of Millennials... →
politicalcrazyness: About one third of millennials say they would have been better off working, instead of going to college and paying tuition. If I understood economics like I do now. I would have never gone.
Mother has son arrested for stealing her Pop-Tarts →
A Charlotte woman had her son arrested for stealing her Pop-Tarts earlier this week.
Antiwar.com Sues FBI After Secret Surveillance |... →
Antiwar.com is taking the FBI to court. The website’s founder and managing editor Eric Garris, along with longtime editorial director Justin Raimondo, filed a lawsuit in federal court today, demanding the release of records they believe the FBI is keeping on them and the 17-year-old online magazine. Antiwar.com says this is one more example of post-9/11 government overreach, and a stark...
A Mileage Tax Monitored By Big Brother For All... →
It’s a controversial proposal: Paying for every mile you drive to cover road repairs. While some say it’s necessary, others are saying it’s time to put the brakes on the idea.
LA Times - Top IRS official will invoke 5th... →
proudgayconservative: Great news, next time the IRS asks me rudely impertinent or random questions I’ll just tell them I’m pleading the 5th.
Private Prison Profits Skyrocket, As Executives... →
A major U.S. private prison operator known for inmate abuse, violations, and disregard for the truth reported a 56-percent spike in profit in the first quarter of 2013, due in part to its new strategy for drastically reducing its taxes, the Associated Press reports. During a conference call touting its success, representatives at GEO Group boasted […]
California Police Beat Man Nearly To Death For... →
A Berkeley truck driver is suing the California High Patrol for a brutal assault that brought him to the brink of death — provoked, according to a report by the local NBC affiliate, only by the man’s request to read the ticket he was being given before he signed it.
Dead Osama Bin Laden Photos Don't Have To Be... →
priceofliberty: pizzavanguard: intheoryandinpraxis: If you’re going to videotape police actions, PLEASE visit your phone’s app store and find Qik Video (or any similar app). What these apps do is establish a secure online account which your recorded video is streamed to. AS SOON AS YOU STOP RECORDING, THE VIDEO IS UPLOADED TO YOUTUBE, and saved to your online cloud account for later...
5 Biggest Banks Gain another Victory in Control of... →
Currently, just five banks control 90% of all derivatives contracts: JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, Bank of America, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) had planned to require firms wanting a price for a derivatives contract to contact at least five banks. But after lobbying from financial institutions, the CFTC lowered the requirement to two banks.
5 Overlooked Lessons From the AP Subpoena... →
The journalism world has been rightly outraged by the Justice Department dragging the Associated Press (and now a Fox News reporter) into one of its sprawling leak investigations. As we wrote last week, by obtaining the call records of twenty AP phone lines, “the Justice Department has struck a terrible blow against the freedom of the press and the ability of reporters to investigate and...
There is no ignorance greater than political ignorance. The apathetic attitude...– Dallas
The Four Companies That Control the 147 Companies...
c4ss: There may be 147 companies in the world that own everything, as colleague Bruce Upbin points out and they are dominated by investment companies as Eric Savitz rightly points out. But it’s not you and I who really control those companies, even though much of our money is in them. Given the nature of how money is invested, there are four companies in the shadows that really control those...
Victimless Crime Constitutes 86% of The Federal... →
When we talk about the war on drugs, which is increasingly turning into a real war, we often overlook the fact that the “criminals” involved in the drug trade aren’t actually violating anyone’s rights. When a drug dealer is hauled before a judge, there is no victim standing behind the prosecutor claiming damages. Everyone participating in the drug trade does so voluntarily. However, there...
Citizens may resist unlawful arrest to the point of taking an arresting...– Plummer v. State, 136 Ind. 306. This premise was upheld by the Supreme Court of the United States in the case: John Bad Elk v. U.S., 177 U.S. 529. The Court stated: “Where the officer is killed in the course of the disorder which naturally accompanies an attempted arrest that is resisted, the law...
Story affirmed the right of self-defense by persons held illegally. In his own...– From Mutiny on the Amistad by Howard Jones, Oxford University Press, 1987, an account of the reading of the decision in the case by Justice Joseph Story of the Supreme Court.
prisonreformmovement asked: Hi there....have you heard about Kelly Thomas, murdered by 6 Fullerton 9 CA) Police Officers?
This is Zero Tolerance in effect…
prisonreformmovement: Uncle Sam’s Misguided Children – Police state madness – more and more children being arrested for trivial things….fueling the school to prison pipeline, mass incarceration…Zero Tolerance in full effect. #1 At one public school down in Texas, a 12-year-old girl named Sarah Bustamantes was recently arrested for spraying herself with perfume #2 A 13-year-old student at a...