News Powerful Republican's wife not arrested for t-shirt
Beverly Young, wife of Rep. C.W. "Honest Injun" Bill Young of Florida, chairman of the House Defense Appropriations subcommitteewas removed from the gallery because she was wearing a T-shirt that read, "Support the Troops Defending
News Ignore 6th Amendment; allow secret witnesses
A federal judge plans to decide this week whether she will allow Israeli intelligence agents to take the witness stand in a Chicago courtroom and testify using aliases and wearing disguises.
News Could Your VoIP Phone Be Tapped?
Several privacy and civil-liberties organizations are mounting a legal challenge to prevent VoIP and other Internet-based communications from being subject to taps from law-enforcement agencies.
News Google Hearing Set on Providing Search Records
IDG News Service
Google attorneys will square off against the U.S.
Department of Justice at a February 27 hearing over the issue of providing the government with information about searches for pornography on the company's site.
News Suit Turns D.C. Arrests Into Free Speech Victory
What transpired was what the retired Army colonel most feared: He and his daughter were among a mass of protesters arrested, handcuffed and detained for as long as 36 hours, an ordeal that included hours confined on a bus and many more hours on floor
News Warrant? We don't need no stinking warrant!
Law enforcement and Newton Free Library officials were embroiled in a tense standoff for nearly 10 hours when the city refused to let police and the FBI examine library computers without a warrant. Police rushed to the main library [3 hours] after a
News Supremes: What 'State's Rights?'
States can be sued in certain bankruptcy proceedings, a divided
U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday in a case that pitted state powers against those of the federal government.
News Supreme Court Endorses Free Speech Zones
The Supreme Court rejected an appeal from an anti-war protester who was convicted of violating the boundaries of a "restricted area" established during President Bush's visit to South Carolina in 2002.
News Alabama Remembers Black Soldier's Defiance
Five years before Rosa Parks launched a bus boycott by refusing to give up her seat to a white man, a uniformed black soldier balked at an order to board a bus through a back door and paid with his life.
Opinion Necessary Evil
Sam-I-am-Alito & me
01-16-2006 Dave Gallagher
You can't take them with a fox; You can't put them in a box; You can't come into my house; Not even with a mouse; My rights are mine Sam-I-Am-Alito
News Sold: Home With Original Uncle Tom's Cabin
The 18th-century house had one thing the McMansions could never claim the original Uncle Tom's cabin.
News U.S. has been secretly testing Americans for radiation
A classified radiation monitoring program, conducted without warrants, has targeted private U.S. property (i.e., mosques) in an effort to prevent an al-Qaida attack.
News Executive branch violates 4th Amendment all the time
Previous administrations, as well as the court that oversees national security cases, agreed with President Bush's position that a president legally may authorize searches without warrants in pursuit of foreign intelligence.
News Judge Halts Calif. Violent Video Game Law
A federal judge has temporarily blocked a new state law banning the sale or rental of violent video games to minors, saying a lawsuit challenging the measure was likely to prevail on grounds of free speech.
Opinion Fascist Nation
Bill of Rights Day: December 15th
12-6-2005 Powell Gammill
A time to celebrate our heritage of recognising the rights of humans, including the right to our life free from interference of others and to keep the product of our labors and the products we freely trade amongst one another.
Reference Link Link: ACLU on CIA Rendition
The CIA is engaging in an unlawful practice extraordinary rendition abducting foreign nationals for detention and interrogation in secret overseas prisons. Americans cannot tolerate kidnappings and secret prisons.
Entered by: Powell Gammill
News TV industry weighs how to head off censorship
Television and cable industry representatives met on to try to address concerns about racier shows and head off possible government regulations.
News Protester to get hearing over fine for getting too close to fleet
Seattle Post Intelligencer
"I've already told them I wouldn't pay the fine. I was a conscientious objector during the Vietnam War and am a war-tax resister, so there's no way I would pay money for this to the Coast Guard. I told them they may as well change it
News Fascist Schools
Seven Hampton students are facing expulsion hearings. Their "crime" was distributing "unauthorized" literature criticizing the Bush Administration's policies on AIDS, Hurricane Katrina, homophobia, the Iraq war and the Sudan
News Protesters Arrested Near Bush's Ranch
A dozen war protesters including Daniel Ellsberg, who leaked the
Pentagon Papers, were arrested for setting up camp near
President Bush's ranch in defiance of new local bans on roadside camping and parking.
News The Worm Turns on Guantanamo
The U.S. detention camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is an "anomaly that has to be dealt with," British Prime Minister Tony Blair said. The Geneva Conventions must be applied to detainees at the camp, Blair stressed.
News Islam Isnt Kosher
by Michael S. Rozeff (LewRockwell.com)
In "U.S. companies and Islamic law," Rachel Ehrenfeld and Alyssa A. Lappen call for the U.S. government to outlaw the Dow Jones Islamic Markets index. No joke.
News Congress Erodes Privacy
by Rep. Ron Paul, M.D. (R-TX)
The privacy issue has been around for a long time. The brutal abuse of privacy and property of early Americans played a big role in our revolt against the King. The 1st, 4th, and 5th amendments represented attempts to protect private property and p
News A New Federal War on Dissent?
by James Bovard (Future of Freedom Found.)
On October 15, 2003, the FBI sent Intelligence Bulletin #89 to 17,000 local and state law-enforcement agencies around the country. The bulletin warned of pending marches in Washington and San Francisco against Bushs Iraq policy and stated,
News Police State
The world has known many nations where soldiers could jack people off the streets and dump them into a black hole of incarceration without charges or trials. Proudly, for 226 years the United States wasn't one of those nations. Now it is.
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