The Detroit Election Commission voted 3-0 Monday to reject a Nov. 2 ballot proposal that would have asked Detroit voters to legalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.Read more »
The US Customs and Immigration Service publishes a document titled, "Learn About the United States: Quick Civics Lessons for the Naturalization Test." To bring them up to speed, the State subjects immigrants to a simplified, highly propagandized version of US history. As a result, many immigrants enter American society with a false sense of utopianism. As a public service, this will serve a guide to the top ten lies that appear in this document.Read more »
An Indianapolis police officer tested at more than twice the level at which a driver in Indiana is considered legally drunk when he crashed his squad car into two motorcycles Friday, according to a victim's relative.
The accident killed one rider and critically injured two others.Read more »
Within minutes of their arrival at the family’s home in West Kendall, the police had shot Pagan six times with a Taser....
Ramirez and her other son, 21-year-old Hernando Yunis, tried to shield Christian with their bodies, pulling the Taser prongs from his clothing and pleading with the police to stop. Ramirez herself was shot with the portable electro-shock torture device before she and Hernando were arrested for the supposed crime of “resisting arrest without violence.Read more »
Lawsuit filed to stop airport body scanners.
Police agencies caught out storing images.
Thousands of images "stored, recorded"
"Police Officers Don't Check Their Civil Rights at the Station House Door"
Three law enforcement officials defend the arrest of citizens who record on-duty cops.Read more »
Hopefully this will go somewhere...
MEXICO CITY (Aug. 10) -- A former Mexican president's proposal to legalize drugs to reduce cartel-related violence is stoking an increasingly desperate policy debate within Mexico and in Washington.Read more »
Fort Drum is going to start sending out two person "courtesy patrols" to local bars and restaurants several nights a week. The patrols will target fights, drinking and driving and other misbehavior.
Each “courtesy patrol” will consist of an officer, and a senior non-commissioned officer. Several patrols will operate each Thursday through Sunday from 8 p.m. to 3 a.m., effective immediately.Read more »
A police whistleblower is suing the NYPD for $50 million for locking him up in a psych ward after he accused his bosses of tampering with crime stats.Read more »
When police shootings end badly, it can often cause citizens to mistrust the cops who are supposed to protect them. From the mayor of New Orleans calling in the feds to investigate that city's troubled police department, to the city of New York settling with the family of Sean Bell for more than $7 million, communities are growing increasingly weary of law and disorder. A.C.Read more »
Penn Jillette talks about Pete and Adam from Liberty on Tour, the Greenfield, Massachusetts police and his father.Read more »
Imagine a retirement where you could have an extra $1million to $3 million in the bank with basically no effort. Now imagine telling your kids that you aren't going to send them to college. And, you go on, you want them to immediately start a business or get to work as soon as they finish high school.Read more »
The proposed California law, AB1942, would promote safer driving habits and reduce accidents by permitting video recorders to be installed on the windshield.Read more »
Republicans show they are not really committed to libertyRead more »
When the 2010 Oregon State Fair opens on Aug. 27, there won't be an amateur beer-brewers competition for the first time in 22 years. An overlooked, 80-year-old statute that says Oregon home-brewed beer can't leave the home has forced fair organizers to cancel the competition, which had 335 entrants last year. Brewers were reminded of the statute after the Oregon Department of Justice clarified the law for a pub seeking to serve home brew at an event, Scott says.Read more »
Just in case you ever thought that Congress reads the bills it passes, this one made it out the Senate door with the short title "The XXXXXX Act of XXXX."Read more »
A man was stopped for not having his seat belt on. The man told police that he had to have his heart medication and as they went back to their car, he left. They followed him, and he thought that they were giving him an "escort". The police thought he was "fleeing the scene". As happens so often, the thugs in blue overreacted. Watch the video. Disturbing.Read more »
An embarrassed Oregon country Chairman named Jeff Cogen apologized recently, and reminisced briefly about how he used to have a lemonade stand. He also said that the mighty foot of government would not trample upon a child’s lemonade stand again.
Dear God in Heaven, how did America come to this?Read more »
Using modern-day slave labor, the Left Business Observer reports that American prisons produce 100% of US military helmets, ammunition belts, bullet-proof vests, ID tags, shirts, pants, tents, bags, and canteens." They also supply 98% of equipment assembly services, 93% of paints and paintbrushes, 92% of stove assemblies, 46% of body armor, 36% of home appliances, 30% of headphones, microphones and speakers, 21% of office furniture, and much more.Read more »
Keene drinking game reported on NPR's morning edition.Read more »
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