Did the “Jesus rifles” just happen by accident? Remember the 800,000 high-powered rifle sights engraved with Bible codes proclaiming “Jesus as the light of the world” and other quotes that our troops unwittingly carried into battle...
Michele Bachmann became the first presidential candidate to sign a pledge, vowing to support a constitutional amendment that defines marriage between a man and a woman, and which calls for a ban on all pornography.
The biggest United States ISPs have agreed to allow the entertainment industry to demand that they filter, disrupt, and potentially block users suspected of infringing on intellectual property.
Last year, I made some suggestions about features smart phone aps would need to add to make them more useful in recording government officials. At the Atlantic, Alexis Madrigal writes about a couple new aps that hit the mark:
Forty-five minutes to "find" a bunched-up adult diaper that a woman dying of leukemia is wearing for (obviously) incontinence, and she's told to either remove it or she's not getting on the plane?
Bizarre Police Intimidation in Rochester, NY: In the new video, supporters of Emily Good hold a meeting and the police show up ticketing cars for being 13" from the curb when the limit is 12".
WHEC-TV reports that Emily Good of Rochester, New York filmed the police officers while they were conducting a traffic stop in front of her home.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) urged a federal court to return two domain names seized as part of the U.S. government's "Operation in Our Sites," an ongoing campaign against websites that illegally provide access to copyrighted material.
All they have to do is convince the American people is to say it's a good idea, supposedly because it will help fight terrorism or pornography or crime or drugs or something. They are always being sold some fear-based reason that control over the...
This CNN News crew discovered that the Bill of Rights is dead when covering a story that someone is determined to coverup.
Of course, no one thinks the bill is for that purpose directly or that it’s going to be widely used for such purposes. However, the bill, as written, clearly allows law enforcement to charge people with a felony for that...
Now that the newly married Royal Couple will be visiting Los Angeles, it seems locals are getting the Royal Inquisition treatment from the Los Angeles Police Department and the State Department who have been knocking on doors, warning residents
This sorry state of affairs is made even worse by recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings that have essentially done away with the need for a "no-knock" warrant altogether, giving the police authority to disregard the protections afforded American...
The tyranny we impose on those held in Guantanamo, Bagram and the secret CIA “black sites” we impose on ourselves. This is and always has been the disease of empire. Empire imports the crude and brutal tools of control and violence...
This is respect for the 4th Amendment?
Does barking at a police dog constitute "fighting words?" Mason Prosecutor Bethany Bennett thinks so. She is using that argument to try to keep a judge from dismissing a charge against Ryan Stephens on free speech grounds. Stephens, 25, faces u
I want to touch on three interrelated aspects of Housing and Finance issues, They are crucial to understanding the key pressures on Residential RE mess: Price, Employment, and lastly, legal issues impacting Title and REOs.
Brought to light in the newly released film, Blood of Patriots, in 1798, just seven years after the ratification of the Bill of Rights, Adams signed into law the egregious Alien and Sedition Acts.
Miami Beach police did their best to destroy a citizen video that shows them shooting a man to death in a hail of bullets Memorial Day.
The reality is that you are not defending our freedoms with your actions overseas. In fact, it is the exact opposite. Your actions overseas are placing our freedoms here at home in ever-greater jeopardy.
I see where this is heading, and the destination is grim, but don’t take my word for it, just simply look at what is happening around you.
According to Mark Masnick, if a website embeds a YouTube video that is determined to have infringed on copyright and more than 10 people view it on that website, the owner or others associated with the website could face up to five years in prison.
The increasingly secretive - and militarized - police forces. Throughout the land there are initiatives being pushed to prevent you, the average citizen, from video or audio-taping your encounters with law enforcement. Why?
The siren sounded for less than ten seconds; just a few seconds later, the order to "breach" the door was given because, as on-scene commander Deputy Bob Krygier later explained, nobody inside the house had "submitted to our authority."
Adam Kokesh, Medea Benjamin, and several others were softly dancing in protest at the Jefferson Memorial when they were arrested. The protest had lasted less than a minute when the police attacked with relish... (This is best video so far)
The way a republic is supposed to function is that there is transparency for those who wield public power and privacy for private citizens. The National Security State has reversed that dynamic completely...
A U.S. Marine who was killed when he was gunned down in his home near Tucson, Arizona, never fired on the SWAT team that stormed his house firing 70 times in a hail of bullets, a report has revealed.
It didn’t take long for the shift to transpire. The conservatives, after eight years defending the obscenely criminal and authoritarian Bush regime to the most degenerate depths...
The controversial Protect IP Act unanimously passed the Senate Judiciary Committee. When the Protect IP Act becomes law U.S. authorities and copyright holders will have the power to seize domains, block websites and censor search engines...
Benjamin Felix is alleged by the government to be a Mexican drug kingpin. He's somebody the government really wants to convict. Felix, disinclined to be convicted, retains a lawyer on his behalf. That means the government really wants his lawyer of