So, Pennsylvania's AG Tom Corbett, who just won the Republican primary nomination for Governor on Tuesday, is pressuring Twitter to reveal the names and contact info of two Twitter users who have been critical of him. Will the fascism never end? Oopps.... better watch what I say online, since I live in PA. Obersturmbannführer Corbett might target me next....Read more »
"A student has been saved from a vicious assault - not by the boys in blue but the men in black." -- I think the headline and subheadline for this article pretty much speaks for itself.....Read more »
Millions of Americans arrested for but not convicted of crimes will likely have their DNA forcibly extracted and added to a national database, according to a bill approved by the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday.
By a 357 to 32 vote, the House approved legislation that will pay state governments to require DNA samples, which could mean drawing blood with a needle, from adults "arrested for" certain serious crimes. Not one Democrat voted against the database measure, which would hand out about $75 million to states that agree to make such testing mandatory.Read more »
Really, is it ever possible to be too safe? Especially when it's our children at stake?
Actually, yes. Especially when the rule or law intended to make us safe is so poorly thought-out that it either does nothing but suck up public money, or creates a ripple effect of unintended side effects.Read more »
Canadian couple tries to come into the US to do some shopping in Niagra Falls. Typical authoritarian chaos issues.Read more »
My documentary on the history of the Appalachia folk and their Scottish and Irish roots lead to their anti authority spirit. How some simple hill folk from the southern mountains have been living free for over 200 years without the letting the government tell them how to live. We also examine the defiant history of Moonshine bootleggers and the legendary Marijuana Growers of the hills.Read more »
About 180 county employees in suburban Atlanta are being asked to return thousands of dollars the county says they were overpaid 16 years ago.Read more »
Illinois charges you with a Class I felony for recording cops; it's punishable by 4 to 15 years in prison.Read more »
Personally, I'd love to have a network of tunnels under my home... *shrug*Read more »
US 6th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 that prison officials have immunity, shielding them from paying $625,000 in rape damages to Ohio inmate Michelle Ortiz. The woman was punished with solitary confinement for reporting the rape.Read more »
Transocean... the co. that leased the rig to BP that recently blew up has pocketed $270M in damages! Smell something fishy?Read more »
CHICKASHA— Grady County commissioners will pay $15,000 to a woman whose dog was fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy who had stopped to ask for directions.
Tammy Christopher initially asked for $25,000, alleging deputy Sean Knight "grossly overreacted" when he killed the dog on Aug. 25.Read more »
How silly and crazy can the bureaucrats become. City requires lingerie store to get food permit for edible undies.Read more »
The national bakery and restaurant chain launched a new nonprofit store here this week that has the same menu as its other 1,400 locations. But the prices are a little different — there aren’t any. Customers are told to donate what they want for a meal, whether it’s the full suggested price, a penny or $100.Read more »
A Vancouver parent is launching a class action lawsuit against the Province following revelations that B.C. had been secretly storing 800,000 DNA records without consent.Read more »
A Transportation Security Administration agent has been arrested for allegedly stealing nearly $500 dollars from a wheelchair bound passenger as she passed through a security checkpoint at Newark Airport.Read more »
After speed cameras, road humps and mobile phone bans, there could be more bad news for Britain's motorists. Police are urging Ministers to give them the power to stop vehicles by remote control.
In what will be seen as yet another example of the in-creasing power of Big Brother, drivers face the prospect of their cars being halted by somebody pushing a button.Read more »
If accepted [S 510] would preclude the public’s right to grow, own, trade, transport, share, feed and eat each and every food that nature makes. It will become the most offensive authority against the cultivation, trade and consumption of food and agricultural products of one’s choice. It will be unconstitutional and contrary to natural law or, if you like, the will of God.” ~Dr. Shiv Chopra, Canada Health whistleblowerRead more »
A Waterloo Iowa man is killed by police upon returning home from a night out. His wife did not appreciate the fact that he was drunk so called the police to ask him to sleep elsewhere. The couple was not engaged in a fight, she just wanted him to leave because she had to work in the morning. The encounter ended in bloodshed. The officer responsible for the death of the man has returned to duty.Read more »
A federal jury in Jackson ruled Friday that a Henry County sheriff's deputy was wrong in seizing more than $14,000 from a woman during a lengthy traffic stop in 2008.
As a result, the jury awarded the woman, Carmina Perez, $75,000 in damages Friday, according to a report on WSMV-TV from Nashville.Read more »
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