Philadelphia Police Inspector charged with extorion and bribery

Posted November 5th, 2010 by Witzbold

A Philadelphia Police Inspector charged with extortion and bribery, shows that corruption does rise through the ranks. This is only one in a series of Philadelphia Police arrested for breaking the law.

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Raising Eyebrows at a Peace Rally

Posted October 20th, 2010 by darrenlobo

"Why are you wearing that flag here?", a confused young man asked about my choice of capes last Saturday at the peace rally in Philadelphia. Since the crowd was basically left, lefter, and far left they seemed only to associate the Gadsden flag with neocon TEA Partiers. So why was this antiwar libertarian wearing it?

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Philly Suburb Considers Fining Those Who Don't Lock Cars

Posted October 13th, 2010 by Renniks

Commissioners in Upper Moreland Township are debating an ordinance that would require people to lock their car doors when parked in public areas -- or face a citation and a $25 fine.

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Teen dies after being hit by police Taser in Philadelphia

Posted October 7th, 2010 by Witzbold

Philadelphia Police Taze young man to death this afternoon, after reporting to a call of a person with a weapon.

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Libertarians and Socialists Protest the FBI's Raids

Posted September 29th, 2010 by darrenlobo

In the face of the government's attempts to silence antiwar activism, libertarians and socialists came together to protest. The object of their outrage was the series of raids conducted by the FBI on antiwar activists in Minnesota, Chicago, Michigan, and North Carolina; and the issuance of subpoenas to appear before a grand jury to many of the same. While the government claims that the raids are seeking evidence of material support of terrorism, the peace activists insist that it is a fishing expedition intended to harass.

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Why Philadelphia’s Licensing and Taxing of Blogs is Creeping Fascism

Posted August 27th, 2010 by darrenlobo

Once the precedent is established that blogs can be licensed the government’s control of the blogosphere will grow in small increments until it can shut us all down by simply requiring and then denying said license.

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Philadelphia Bloggers Face $300 Licensing Fee

Posted August 25th, 2010 by evilpiratened

The city of Philadelphia has decided to require any blogger who makes money off of advertisements to purchase a business license.

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Philadelphia Imposing “Blogger Tax” ?

There’s some conversation going on in the blogosphere this morning over reports that the City of Philadelphia is telling bloggers that they have to pay a $300 annual fee....

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Got a blog? Philadelphia wants $300, thank you very much.

Posted August 23rd, 2010 by pete1071

For the past three years, Marilyn Bess has operated MS Philly Organic, a small, low-traffic blog that features occasional posts about green living, out of her Manayunk home. Between her blog and infrequent contributions to, over the last few years she says she's made about $50. To Bess, her website is a hobby. To the city of Philadelphia, it's a potential moneymaker, and the city wants its cut.

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Liberty on Tour in Philadelphia, 8/14/2010

Posted August 16th, 2010 by darrenlobo

At the end of their week in Philadelphia Liberty on Tour's Adam Mueller and Pete Eyre joined local activists to do Fully Informed Jury Association outreach.

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