From ABC News:
Prosecutions Draw Attention to Influence of Witness Videos --- Arrests are becoming more common along with the proliferation of portable video cameras and cell-phone recorders. Videos of alleged police misconduct have become hot items on the Internet.
Marvin Booker just wanted to get his shoes.
But deputies at the new Denver jail told him to stop. When Booker, who was being processed on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia, didn't obey, he was held down, hit with electric shocks and then placed facedown in a holding cell, according to two inmates who watched it unfold.
Booker never got up. He was pronounced dead later that morning.Read more »
A promoter was beaten and tased outside of a Harrisburg, PA night club after demanding the badge number of the cop who'd previously sprayed him in the face with mace as he was handing out flyers.(Article contains video links)Read more »
After a teen jail suicide in the UK in 2005 a mother has finally got a manual used by Britain's prison service on what appear to be vicious and violent methods of restraint and punishment inflicted on young offenders released under "Freedom" of information laws. It makes some pretty grim reading.Read more »
John Stagliano was cleared of all charges today in a federal obscenity prosecution that could have put him behind bars for 32 years. After hearing the prosecution's case, the judge declared that there was not enough evidence to continue the trial, throwing out all charges.
Reason.tv caught up with Stagliano outside the courthouse just minutes after the decision.Read more »
An Amish teenager has been charged after police in western New York say he led them on a one-mile chase in his horse and buggy.Read more »
Police laugh and high five after they taser and kill a homeless preacher for trying to get his shoes.Read more »
This 5 year old male was a pet in a home, and now lives at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. This little guy had been given an apple to eat, and seems to act more like a puppy than a porcupine!Read more »
A week ago, a federal judge in Iowa ordered Osceola County Sheriff Douglas Weber to take an in-depth course on the US Constitution after overturning his decision to deny Paul Dorr a concealed-carry permit. Weber had rejected Dorr’s application because of his political activism.Read more »
Words fail to describe the magnitude of how much the American educational
system has been watered down!
The Obama Deception, the full length version with over 6,000,000 views on YouTube, was "hacked" and removed after Alex Jones makes "the obama deception" the #1 keyword search in Google's "hot trends" on July 16th.Read more »
This post is to encourage all those who care about liberty to help with Julian Heicklen's efforts in NJ, PA, MD, VA, and DC during July and August. Attend and tell all you know about them. Thank you.Read more »
Thirty-two soldiers took their own lives last month, the most Army suicides in a single month since the Vietnam era. Eleven of the soldiers were not on active duty. Of the 21 who were, seven were serving in Iraq or Afghanistan, the Department of Defense said.
Army officials say they don't have any answers to why more and more soldiers are resorting to suicide.
Last year, a record-breaking 245 soldiers committed suicide. The Army seems on track to surpass that number this year, as 145 soldiers have taken their lives in the first half of 2010.Read more »
I keep telling the "legalization" advocates it could be worse than what we already have in many states....
OAKLAND, Calif. – After weathering the fear of federal prosecution and competition from drug cartels, California's medical marijuana growers see a new threat to their tenuous existence: the "Wal-Marting" of weed.Read more »
Not sure where this legislation is currently at. It would appear that politicans have no principles when they threaten volunteer fire departments in order to gain union support. It's funny how people want to believe that essential emergency services must be provided by government when the voluntary activity is right there in front of their eyes...for now.Read more »
Dr. Mary Ruwart explains what would be her breaking point ,when the Federal Government is hopelessly lost. She also talks about the Free State Project.
We sit down for a one on one and find out some personal questions.
A GREAT product for Obama supporters that are ready to admit they were wrong.Read more »
A highway patrol officer gets upset when the EMT's job interferes with his. Ambulance did not yield right-of-way to officer with flashing lights because they had a patient on board. Kop pulls them over and yells at them, with the patient still needing to get to the hospital. Full dashboard video now released, complete with video of "offense" and ensuing pigheadedness.Read more »
A U.S. Congressman has introduced a resolution that would protect citizens who videotape cops in public from getting arrested on state wiretapping charges.Read more »
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