Jeff interviews Vit Jedlička, president of the newly forming Libertarian Republic between Croatia and Serbia, topic include: Europe needs more freedom, the formation of Liberland, massive effort on diplomacy with other countries, more help needed, police currently guarding the borders but not causing much trouble but trying to block entry, the black and y... (more)
Some NYPD officers have continued to cling to the belief that citizens aren't allowed to film them, despite plenty of documentation otherwise. A letter issued to the Baltimore PD, but that CC'd law enforcement in general noted that "the justification for [filming police] is firmly rooted in ... (more)
Wanting to make a statement about the police force that he thought would be uncommon, Russ Wishtart custom made this t-shirt and wore it around town in New York City. The reactions he received were completely unexpected:... (more)
It's been a nice few weeks for civil liberties in Montana. On the heels of the nation's most comprehensive restrictions on police militarization, Montana Governor Steve Bullock (D) has signed a bill reforming civil asset forfeiture in the state.
HB463 requires a criminal conviction before seized property can be forfeited, requires that seized property be shown by "clear and convin... (more)
It's looking more and more likely that voters in a key battleground state will be voting on marijuana legalization in November, and recent polling suggests it could win. That's this November, not November 2016.
The state is Ohio, where a controversial pot legalization initiative is already well on the way to qualifying for the ballot, and its backers—or should we say investors?--have the cash on hand to make sure it does.
There are pot legalization bills pending in ... (more)
Micheal Moore is famous for his documentaries on everything from 9/11 to corporate corruption. But now he’s taking on the issue of police brutality and murder of unarmed citizens in the United States. He’s promoting a radical solution: disarm the police.
Moore tweeted his demand that police be disarmed on April 30th, explained that in addition to this, community healing could come after "every African-American currently incarcerated for… nonviolent offenses [is] released from pris... (more)
Tamah Clark apparently wasn't ready to accept her husband Jason Clark's incarceration on aggravated assault and domestic battery charges, so she did what anyone would do when aggrieved by the US justice system: she loaded up her AK-47 assault rifle and .45 caliber pistol, procured some wilderness survival gear, strapped the couple's one year old son into his car seat, and went to break... (more)
When Czech politician and libertarian activist Vít Jedlička decided to create a micronation in the Balkans, he never had any intention of succeeding. It was merely a political stunt designed to bring media attention to his political party and beliefs. However, after receiving 20,000 requests for citizenship in less than a week, he is now taking the idea seriously.
"It started a little bit like a protest. But now it’s really turning out to be a real project with real... (more)
New Richmond, OH– In a rare and beautiful moment, an Ohio police rookie actually did the right thing and did not shoot a man who was actively trying to get himself killed. The restraint and courage this veteran embodies was all captured on his body camera and will hopefully be an inspiration to police everywhere.
New Richmond Police Officer Jesse Kidder, 27, was attempting to arrest a man on Thursday who had allegedly murdered his best friend and his fiance. The officer was war... (more)
In this hilarious video posted to YouTube by Adam Bocanegra, the young man pulls over a police officer for reckless driving!
"The officer was flying down a 35 mile an hour construction zone at 65 with no emergency lights or sirens switching lanes rapidly without signaling and he had a headlight out… So I pulled him over myself," Bocanegra told... (more)
Earlier this month, officials with the Bureau of Land Management sent a letter ordering local miners working at the Sugar Pine Mining Claim in the Galice Mining District near Merlin, OR to vacate the property that locals have mined for the past 139 years. Raw Story notes the fact that the... (more)
SANTA FE, NM—Today, Governor Susana Martinez signed HB 560 into law, ending the practice of civil asset forfeiture in New Mexico. Civil asset forfeiture, also known as “policing for profit,” allows law enforcement officers to seize personal property without ever charging—much less convicting—a person with a crime. Property seized through this process often finds its way into the department’s own coffers. HB 560, introduced by NM Rep. Zachary Cook and passed unanimously in the legislature, replac... (more)
An effort to legalize marijuana is getting underway in the Italian parliament, with some 60 lawmakers having signed onto a motion to do just that by the time it was rolled out three weeks ago. Now, the "all party" group is getting to work on the twin tasks of drafting an actual bill and getting it enacted into law.
The effort is being led by Sen. Benedetto Della Vedova, who is also Italy's undersecretary of state for foreign affairs. Della Vedova was a long-time member of the coun... (more)