When we – when the courts – sanctioned random stops on the roads a quarter-century ago, it set the precedent (legally and psychologically) for the universal, probable-cause-free TSA gropes of today – and worse yet to come (such as the “malintent” profiling that reportedly is being tested for deployment and not just at airports, either).
We’ll see a similar progression as a result of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals’ ruling last month that “talking back” is a sanctionable affront to the Person of a cop – and not free speech.Read more »
Man calls police to report a gang fight, but ends up getting his face bashed in and charged with several "contempt of cop" charges.Read more »
25 years later, its time to acknowledge Philadelphia's WACORead more »
Police want to remain anonymous when they are accused of misconduct while on duty as a police officer. WTH man?Read more »
WOW! WTF? This is unbelievable almost to the point of urban legends. A 35 year old man gets life in prison for pot. The first comment on the article is unbelievable also.Read more »
Harry Reid claims Rand Paul supports terrorists. Inserts Patriot Act renewal into small business bill to block debate and amendments.Read more »
One of the issues, other than if governments will try to outlaw bitcoin, is the high amount of electricity needed to create a single bitcoin. It might cost more to generate a bitcoin than the actual value a bitcoin is currently traded at. High electricity bills can lead to marijuana busts. And it is this unusual power consumption needed that caught my attention since it appears as a bitcoin miner has been mistaken as a person running a marijuana growing operation.Read more »
Brazil arrest six at freedom of expression rally to legalize pot.Read more »
I understand that there re many complaints about how the police react to people using cameras to record their actions, but you need to understand what goes through distorted mind.
To you and any other normal person, you are simply being peaceful and recording them using a non threatening camera.
To the police officer, they see an object containing glass, circuits, plastic, aluminum, steel, and death. And thus they get scared and conferscate your cameras and put you in a cage.
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