Fort Worth, Texas— Cindy and Mark Boling are trying to understand why their dog, Lillie, a Border collie mix they've had for five years is now dead -- shot and killed in their own yard by a Fort Worth police officer. "My dog was standing there looking like I got a new friend and he turned and shot her in the back", Mark Boling said. "He literally has ripped our hearts out", Cindy Boling said.
The Bolings say they didn't get an apology and don't expect to get one, but they do want answers so this doesn't happen to someone else.Read more »
(Ohio) - Chances of motorists being pulled over or stopped in a Ohio checkpoint this weekend are very high. Cincinatti radio discusses how 88 Counties in Ohio are home to over 900 Police Departments. These include the State Highway Patrol, County Sheriffs, Township Police, City and Town Police. Each participating in this weekends Click-It or Ticket with extra patrols in order to recieve the dedicated Federal highway funding.Read more »
Officials in Burnsville, Minn., have brought the full force of the law to bear upon Mitch Faber, who was arrested, forced to pay a high bail and released under electronic monitoring and only on condition of drug testing. Faber has been charged with the crime of not putting proper siding on his house.Read more »
CHASKA, Minn. (WCCO) – A man who was heard yelling obscenities at his cat was cited by police in Chaska, Minn.Read more »
littering, of course, that would mean that the paper fiat currency is, in fact, trash...Read more »
An amendment to legalize use of propaganda on American audiences is being inserted into the latest defense authorization bill.
The amendment would “strike the current ban on domestic dissemination” of propaganda material produced by the State Department and the independent Broadcasting Board of Governors.
The tweak to the bill would essentially neutralize two previous acts—the Smith-Mundt Act of 1948 and Foreign Relations Authorization Act in 1987— that had been passed to protect U.S. audiences from our own government’s misinformation campaigns.Read more »
In a rare move, a federal judge has struck down part of a controversial law signed by President Obama that gave the government the power to indefinitely detain anyone it considers a terrorism suspect anywhere in the world without charge or trial — including U.S. citizens. Judge Katherine Forrest of the Southern District of New York ruled the indefinite detention provision of the National Defense Authorization Act likely violates the First and Fifth Amendments of U.S. citizens.Read more »
San Diego, California (CNN) -- As evidenced by media stories and public awareness campaigns, Americans have resolved to get tough on bullying. In that spirit, it's time to send a message to bullies with badges.
We need to tell police who prey on the vulnerable: "No more! When you pile on a suspect and beat him to death, we will treat you just like any other alleged criminal. We will arrest you and prosecute you. And if convicted, you will go to prison for a very long time. We will make an example out of you so that other police officers will think twice before abusing their power."Read more »
End a Failed Drug War (and Boost Entrepreneurship?)
The global war on drugs is a failure, a high-profile commission funded by Richard Branson declares, as it calls for governments to consider decriminalizing some drugs. Could ending the decades-long battle be an opening for entrepreneurs?Read more »
The Patriot Act was enacted in a bipartisan effort in an attempt to alleviate the fears of the American people after the attack on 9/11/01. Yet one of our founding fathers Ben Franklin stated, "They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety”. This war on terror is actually terrorizing the American people, and creating the largest police state the world has ever known....
LIVE 7 Days a Week!
Mon-Sun: 7pm-10pm Eastern
Enjoy the new site and thanks for submitting your content!