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Monday July 7th, 2014
Meet Jason Westcott, Your Latest, Needless, Inexcusable Drug War Casualty posted 07/07/2014, 4:32 PM (Radley Balko)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Add another body to the drug war pile. From the Tampa Bay Times, here is the story of the death of Jason Westcott.
A man who had partied at Westcott's home was plotting to rob him. An itinerant motorcycle mechanic, Westcott didn't have much -- two televisions and a handgun that once belonged to his br... (more)


Cop Spits On Black Woman & Calls Her N-Word For 'Driving Too Slow' posted 07/07/2014, 12:11 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A Georgia police officer allegedly spit on a black woman and called her the N-word in a highly public outburst all because she was driving 35 mph on a 45 mph street.

From WSBTV:
HENRY COUNTY, Ga. — An officer was placed on leave after he was arrested, accused of spitting on a woman and calling her a racial slur.

Clayton County police Officer
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Police Impunity and Perverse P.C. Priorities posted 07/07/2014, 4:32 PM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Seventeen years ago, Los Angeles resident Frank Lyga shot and killed a black man during a roadside confrontation. The incident grew out of an episode of road rage, and Lyga was not prosecuted for criminal homicide.

This act of leniency was remarkable, given that the victim in the shooting, Kevin Gaines, was an off-duty police officer with
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Denver Man Shot, Killed in Undercover Drug Operation posted 07/07/2014, 4:31 PM (StoptheDrugWar.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A Denver man was shot and killed during an undercover drug investigation last Wednesday afternoon. Joseph Valverde, 32, becomes the 24th person to die in US domestic drug law enforcement operations so far this year.

According to the Denver Post, citing Denver Police Chief Robert White,
... (more)


Sexual abuse of children in state care 'endemic' in Victoria posted 07/07/2014, 4:31 PM (The Guardian)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Sexual abuse in Victoria’s out-of-home care system has been described as “endemic” after leaked documents revealed hundreds of reports of alleged rape, indecent assault and exploitation of minors in the year to March.

Internal documents reveal a total of 342 critical incidents of a sexual nature reported in the state’s child protection system, which houses children who are removed from their parents due to significant risk of harm.
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Utah man arrested for extinguishing a brush fire posted 07/07/2014, 4:31 PM (Police State USA)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
SANTAQUIN, UT — A man was arrested for disorderly conduct and obstructing justice when he refused to stop spraying water on a brush fire that had ignited in a field behind his home.... (more)


Sunday July 6th, 2014

Gone Fishing: These Cops Have Setup a Revenue Collection Trap Like No Other posted 07/06/2014, 5:48 PM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A video uploaded to facebook Monday shows what low levels police will sink to in order to generate revenue.

The Somerville Police Department has devised an ingenious method for catching dangerous criminals.

It is against the law to enter a crosswalk while there is someone crossing the road.

Obviously a driver can drive through a crosswalk while simultaneously remaining cautious and being aware of pedestrians. But where would all this extra revenue com
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This is the new frontier in revenue generation, they're doing the same all over "the land of the free," including here in The People's Republic of Maryland.

Of course, by encouraging pedestrians to walk out into traffic you're pushing people to risk their lives for no reason, but the point is revenue, so that's irrelevant. - Chris, InfoLib


More Scenes from the Drug War: Terrance Huff vs. The Brigands of Collinsville, Ilinois posted 07/06/2014, 5:48 PM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
In December 2011, Ohio native Terrance Huff, a professional filmmaker, was waylaid near Collinsville, Illinois by a state-licensed brigand named Michael Reichert. After concocting a reason to stop Huff, Reichert (who has been fired twice after being placed on the “Brady List”) fell into his well-practiced routine of inventing "probable cause" to search the vehicle for evidence of drug pos... (more)


Police Asking Dog Walkers To Help Surveil Their Neighborhoods posted 07/06/2014, 5:48 PM (YouTube)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Friday July 4th, 2014

Trooper Filmed 'Brutally Beating Woman On Side Of California Highway' But Authorities Say It Was For Her Own 'Protection' posted 07/04/2014, 5:19 PM (The Daily Mail)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


A California trooper has been filmed brutally beating a woman on the side of a highway - but authorities claimed he simply stopped her for her own safety.

A passing motorist recorded the unidentified California Highway Patrol officer as he punched the woman at least 11 times in the head along the 10 Freeway in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

On the video uploaded to YouTub
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Thursday July 3rd, 2014



In Florida, Non-Submission to a Police Beating is "Attempted Murder" posted 07/03/2014, 3:54 PM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Every day, somewhere in this supposedly free county, some version of this script is played out: A police officer spies an individual committing a harmless but "illegal" act, aggressively pursues the subject, inflicts physical violence on the victim, then escalates that violence to lethal or nearly lethal levels when the victim doesn't immediately submit to the state-licensed aggression.

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Man Plead For His Life While Suffocating To Death In Jail Restraint Chair posted 07/03/2014, 3:54 PM (Police State USA)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
CLAY COUNTY, FL — Jailers taunted a young man as he begged for his life, strapped to a restraint chair and suffocating on pepper spray.   The death of the teen was officially ruled a homicide, although the state later concluded that no one should be punished.

Daniel Linsinbigler, 19, was being detained at the Clay County Jail on non-violent misdemeanor charges resulting from some sort of psychotic break.

His incarceration did not go smoothly. After one day, he wa
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Idaho Court Criminalizes Sleeping It Off posted 07/03/2014, 3:54 PM (TheNewspaper)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
States around the nation are sending the message that it is better to attempt to drive home drunk than to sleep it off in a parking lot. The Idaho Court of Appeals on Monday added the state to the list with a ruling condemning Arlyn V. Orr for refusing to say the alphabet backwards and stand on one leg after Madison County Sheriff's Deputy Shawn Scott roused him from a deep sleep in a public parking lot at 12:20am on March 11, 2011.

Deputy Scott banged on the car window several ti
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Georgia Man Arrested and Banned from Sheriff's Office for Recording Public Records Request posted 07/03/2014, 3:53 PM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


It was just over a year ago that Matthew Haley was arrested for video recording on a public street corner in Georgia after deputies demanded his identification and he refused to provide it on the basis that he was not committing a crim
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Man Faces Possible Jail Time for Wind Turbine posted 07/03/2014, 3:53 PM (KSTP)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


An Orono man and his wife could end up in the Hennepin County jail if they do not remove a 29-foot wind turbine in their yard by Wednesday morning.


This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories posted 07/03/2014, 3:53 PM (StoptheDrugWar.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
There seem to a lot of cops with pain pill problems these days, but we also have more old-fashioned drug war corruption, such as stealing and reselling drug evidence and tipping off dope dealers. Let's get to it:

In Baltimore, a Baltimore County police cadet was arrested last Tuesday on charges he stole more than $125,000 in d
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Two More Drug War Deaths posted 07/03/2014, 3:52 PM (StoptheDrugWar.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A Texas man who drowned fleeing narcotics officers and a Florida man shot and killed during an attempted drug arrest are the latest to die in the drug war at home this year. The two men become the 22nd and 23rd persons to die in US domestic drug law enforcement operations so far this year.

In Texas, according to the Houston Chronicle, citing police reports, an as yet unidentified man drowned June 21 after jumping into a
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Wednesday July 2nd, 2014

Video Shows Cop Shove Man Out Of Wheelchair, Ruled "Within Policy" posted 07/02/2014, 3:03 PM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
What does it take to get a police officer fired? Well, apparently shoving a disabled man out of his wheelchair then charging him with "felony battery against a law enforcement officer," a charge which was later dropped, isn't enough.
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Cops Kill Man For Not Standing Up On Command posted 07/02/2014, 3:03 PM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
From WSBTV:
SOUTH FULTON COUNTY, Ga. — Channel 2 investigative reporter Mark Winne has obtained new details about a death investigation involving a man stunned by a Taser while in police custody.

[...]a GBI investigation determined:

Towns was stunned by a Taser at least three times, even though he told East Point Police he was tired and asked t
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What Passes for "Heroism" at the Salt Lake City Police Department posted 07/02/2014, 3:03 PM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
"Evidence shows that the dog was extremely close, in fact within feet of the officer," simpered Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank in defense of Officer Brett Olsen, who had shot an elderly, arthritic dog named Geist.

Burbank insisted that Olsen, who was overcome with fear by the presence of a retreating, non-aggressive dog, was a "seas
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Sheriff Joey Terrell, The Coward of Habersham County posted 07/02/2014, 3:03 PM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
After nearly killing baby Bou-Bou, Sheriff Jerry Terrell’s maniacal jackboots immediately moved to cover up their crime, preventing the anguished parents from comforting their shattered 18-month-old, obstructing their view of the crime scene, and lying about what they had just done. Their first priority, as always, was “officer safety,”... (more)


Bill Would Allow Police to Confiscate Guns Based on Accusation Alone posted 07/02/2014, 3:03 PM (Infowars)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A draconian gun control bill set to be voted on by the California legislature would allow police to confiscate a person’s firearms solely on the basis of an accusation made against the gun owner by a family member or a health professional.

Although the bill was amended after an onslaught of complaints, the legislation is still being labeled as the harshest gun control law in the country.

AB 1014, authored by Assemblymembers Das Williams and Nancy Skinner, would
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Second Cop Charged With Animal Cruelty In Slitting Of Dog's Throat posted 07/02/2014, 3:03 PM (CBS Baltimore)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Two officers now face felony animal cruelty charges that carry jail time for their role in the killing of a Shar Pei named Nala. It comes two weeks after the incident, which has generated outrage worldwide.

Mike Hellgren reports from Southeast Baltimore, where Nala took her last breaths.

It is rare for an officer to face criminal charges in relation to animal cruelty. Police have condemned what happened. These new charges against an officer who hel
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No Immunity For Cops Who Shot Dog, Vegas Court Rules posted 07/02/2014, 3:03 PM (Courthouse News Service)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
(CN) - Immunity does not shield Las Vegas cops who held several teenagers at gunpoint without a warrant and shot the family dog in the face, the 9th Circuit ruled Tuesday.

The federal appeals court denied qualified immunity to Sgt. Jay Roberts, officer Michael Dunn and others with the Las Vegas Police Department for a 2009 incident during which they arrested three Hispanic teenagers in their own home and killed a pit bull named Hazel.

The trouble began wit
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American journalist Charles Horman was murdered with the help of the US government, a Chilean court finds posted 07/02/2014, 3:02 PM (Public Radio International)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
If you remember the Oscar-winning film "Missing," you know something about the life and death of reporter Charles Horman. He disappeared in Chile, days after Gen. Augusto Pinochet seized power in a 1973 coup. His body was found weeks later.

Now, a Chilean court has ruled that American military intelligence services played a role in the deaths of Horman and another American, Frank Teruggi. Horman had been investigating links between the CIA and Chile's military; Teruggi was a stude
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Charges: Young girl's abuse by SPD officer ignored for years posted 07/02/2014, 3:02 PM (KOMO News)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
EVERETT, Wash. -- A young girl's sexual molestation at the hands of a veteran Seattle Police Department officer was ignored for years even though the victim told her mother about it -- an act for which she was punished, according to charges filed in Snohomish County Superior Court.... (more)


Tuesday July 1st, 2014

The Vampire State Draws Blood posted 07/01/2014, 7:14 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Shigeru Mizuki, a historian and manga artist, has described a World War II muster call in which pilots were invited to volunteer for a kamikaze operation. Each was handed two ballots; one of them read “willing,” the other, “very willing.” Those who didn’t “volunteer” would be killed.

Imperial Japan, of course, was neither the first nor the
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Virginia High Schooler Threatens Suicide, Police Arrive And Kill Him posted 07/01/2014, 7:14 AM (Police State USA)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
PURCELLVILLE, VA — A community is devastated after a suicidal teenager was shot to death by police following a family’s call for help.

Christian Alberto Sierra, 17, was a popular student and athlete at Loudoun Valley High School.  His friends noticed his good-natured demeanor begin to slip into a depression and ultimately toward the unthinkable.  On May 24, 2014, he suffered a breakdown and threatened suicide.

While at a friend’s house on a Saturday afternoon, he be
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Video Shows Officer Forcing Professor To Ground After Being Stopped For Jaywalking posted 07/01/2014, 7:14 AM (CBS LV)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


An Arizona State University English professor is claiming self-defense against a campus police officer who slammed her to the front of a police car last month.

Dr. Ersula Ore was walking  near campus when she was stopped by an officer while crossing College Avenue near Fifth Street.

"The reason I'm talking to you right now is because you are walking in the middle o
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California Cop Refuses to Take Report because Man Insisted on Video Recording Conversation posted 07/01/2014, 7:13 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


A California cop responding to a call about a fender bender refused to take a man’s side of the story because the man insisted on video recording the conversation.

Simi Valley police officer Corey Baker told the man identified as Jeff Knapp in the video that he had every right to record him, but he, as a cop, had every right not to take the report unless Knapp turned the camera o
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South Florida Cop Posts Video of his Arrest for Protesting Obamacare posted 07/01/2014, 7:13 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Ericson Harrell, the South Florida cop arrested for protesting Obamacare besides a busy highway while wearing a Guy Fawkes mask and waving an upside down American flag, posted the video of his arrest for the first time since the November incident, showing the cops accusing him of disrupting traffic when they were the ones blocking an entire lane of traffic, forcing cars to bottleneck into an ev
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Monday June 30th, 2014

Arresting Officer's "Mistake" Leads To Cop Getting Off Easy For DUI posted 06/30/2014, 6:51 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
From KHOU:
PEARLAND, Texas – A Friendswood police officer was arrested for DWI, but then convicted of a much lesser charge earlier this month.

A viewer tipped KHOU 11 News off to the case, worried that the officer was getting special treatment. But Brazoria County prosecutors say it comes down to a paperwork mistake.

... (more)


Virginia Code Enforcers Target Impoverished Trailer Park For 'Code Violations' posted 06/30/2014, 6:51 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
From the Times Dispatch:
Life at Rudd’s Trailer Park is no picnic, but many people in the cluster of more than 100 mobile homes off Jefferson Davis Highway don’t understand why city building inspectors have taken such a strong interest in their neighborhood.

This year, Richmond has identifi
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Unarmed New Hampshire Man Shot In The Head With A Shotgun During Botched Drug Sting posted 06/30/2014, 6:51 AM (Police State USA)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
WEARE, NH — A “poorly planned” sting operation left an unarmed New Hampshire man dead; shot behind the wheel in the bloody and unnecessary War on Drugs.  Despite evidence that contradicted officers’ claims about having their lives endangered, the shooters were not fired and faced no legal consequences.

The incident occurred when the small town of Weare (pop. 8,700) tasked its police department with forcibly preventing citizens from getting high without government permission.   To
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Prohibition and Plunder: The Respectable Racketeers of Malheur County, Oregon posted 06/30/2014, 6:51 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
“The court should not allow this defendant to profit from the illegal delivery of controlled substances,” insisted Malheur County Deputy DA Mike Dugan as he demanded the imprisonment of William Esbensen for the supposed crime of providing medical marijuana to willing clients. This isn't to say that Dugan rejected such profits as a matter of principle; he simply believed that he and his comrades in t... (more)


California Cop Abandons Investigation to Harass and Intimidate Man for Video Recording posted 06/30/2014, 6:47 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Less than a week after a Southern California cop allowed a suspect to escape because he had to harass a citizen for recording the arrest, a Northern California cop abandoned his investigation to harass a man recording him.

The Redding police offi
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Sunday June 29th, 2014

Illinois State Police Officer Lies Until He Realizes He Is Being Recorded, Changes His Tune Before Letting Driver Go posted 06/29/2014, 2:35 PM (r/Bad_Cop_No_Donut)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


"... and that's what happens when they know you're recording."


Friday June 27th, 2014

'Virtually Crime Free' County in Florida Gets MRAP Armored Vehicle posted 06/27/2014, 6:41 AM (Infowars)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Residents of a virtually crime free county in Florida are expressing outrage over a decision by the Walton County Sheriff's Office to purchase an MRAP armored vehicle normally used to hunt insurgents in Iraq and Afghanistan.



“The Walton County Sheriff's Office got the mine-resistant, ambush-protected (MRAP) vehicle for the cost of transporting it. The vehicle, for which the department paid $2,500, was a surplus military v
... (more)


Behind the Blue Wall: Domestic Abuse as a Professional Entitlement posted 06/27/2014, 6:38 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
The caller’s number was unknown, but the voice coming from Nancy's* cell phone was very familiar. It belonged to Tim Gallick, an estranged boyfriend who had beaten her during a domestic dispute, leaving her with bruises and a concussion. According to her police statement, when Nancy dialed 911, Gallick demanded her phone, then grabbed a gun and fired a shot into the back wall of his house in Lancaster, California.

Gallick was arrested, but quickly released. In most cases of t
... (more)


Unless SWAT Stormtroopers Can Burn Infants In their Cribs, ISIS Will Get You! posted 06/27/2014, 6:38 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
For neo-cons and other acolytes of the Warfare State, the true significance of Iraq's descent into a sectarian civil war is the welcome emergence of a new enemy known by a suitably ominous acronym: ISIS. Familiar fright-peddlers and war-whoopers from Dick Cheney to Lindsey Graham are depicting the Sunni insurgency -- which, like most movements of its kind, is an outgrowth of a radical Islamist group suppo... (more)


A Snapshot of Police State Amerika: Wishing Death on the Child of an Uppity Mundane? posted 06/27/2014, 6:38 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A Chicago resident and member of the productive sector was detained without cause or explanation for interrogation by two armed emissaries of the parasite class. The transparent purpose of this stop was to create a pretext for a search of the vehicle, most likely in the hope of finding something that would justify an arrest or confiscation of money or other valuables.

The driver, who was in the company of his nine-year-old child, was polite, providing his license and associated in
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Massachusetts SWAT teams claim they’re private corporations, immune from open records laws posted 06/27/2014, 6:37 AM (Radley Balko)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
As part of the American Civil Liberties Union's recent report on police militarization, the Massachusetts chapter of the organization sent open records requests to SWAT teams across that state. It received an interesting response. ... (more)


No criminal charges for officer who kicked boy posted 06/27/2014, 6:37 AM (Washington Times)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A police officer caught on video kicking a restrained boy’s legs out from under him will not face criminal charges, prosecutors said Wednesday.... (more)


Thursday June 26th, 2014

Video Shows Cop Assaulted Fox News Anchor, Lied About Arrest posted 06/26/2014, 4:15 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Video obtained through a FOIA request shows an officer lied when he claimed Fox News anchor Gregg Jarrett postured like he was going to "launch himself" at him and repeatedly yelled "f*ck you" at him to justify his violent arrest of the TV host on May 21st.
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Wednesday June 25th, 2014

A SWAT Team Blew A Hole In My 2-Year-Old Son posted 06/25/2014, 4:51 AM (Alecia Phonesavanh)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
After our house burned down in Wisconsin a few months ago, my husband and I packed our four young kids and all our belongings into a gold minivan and drove to my sister-in-law’s place, just outside of Atlanta. On the back windshield, we pasted six stick figures: a dad, a mom, three young girls, and one baby boy.

That minivan was sitting in the front driveway of my sister-in-law’s place the night a SWAT team broke in, looking for a small amount of drugs they thought my husband’s ne
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Woman Says DHS Forced Her to Strip Naked at Gunpoint During Terrifying Dawn Raid posted 06/25/2014, 4:51 AM (Infowars)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Kari Edwards said she and her boyfriend were forced to strip naked at gunpoint during a terrifying Department of Homeland Security dawn raid on their Florida home which lasted for two hours.

The incident began on June 10 at 6:16am when numerous armed SWAT team members, accompanied by a helicopter overhead, arrived in an armored vehicle at the couple’s address before smashing in
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"Public Authority," Drone Murders, and the Death of the Rule of Law posted 06/25/2014, 4:51 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
In America, wrote Thomas Paine, “the law is king.” In a totalitarian state, Vladimir Lenin wrote more than a century later, rulers exercise “power without limit, resting directly on force, restrained by no laws.”

Lenin’s formula was a blunt expression of what is known as the “public authority justification” for government action. That doctrine, as explained by one legal scholar, holds that “Deeds which otherwise would be criminal, s
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The Utter Uselessness of Police: Two Recent Examples from Idaho posted 06/25/2014, 4:51 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Two recent incidents in Idaho illustrated the value of armed self-defense, and the uselessness of government law enforcement, as a means of defending personal property.

On Sunday morning (June 22), Kuna resident Tricia Gillaspy and her husband awoke to find a naked stranger in their bedroom. After the intruder fled into the bathroom, Mr. Gillaspy grabbed a gun and ord
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ACLU Report: 'War Comes Home: The Excessive Militarization of American Policing' posted 06/25/2014, 4:51 AM (ACLU.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
All across the country, heavily armed SWAT teams are raiding people’s homes in the middle of the night, often just to search for drugs. It should enrage us that people have needlessly died during these raids, that pets have been shot, and that homes have been ravaged.

Our neighborhoods are not warzones, and police officers should not be treating us like wartime enemies. Any yet, every year, billions of dollars’ worth of military equipment flows from the federal government to state
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This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories posted 06/25/2014, 4:50 AM (StoptheDrugWar.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Last week may have been slow on the police corruption front, but we make up for it this week. A Washington SWAT team member goes bad, an NYPD officer pays for going bad, a former Colorado sheriff also pays a price, an Arkansas cop gets nailed for protecting what he thought were dope loads, and, of course, more jail and prison guards get in trouble. Let's get to it:

In Seattle, a King County sheriff's deputy was arrested last Thursday for stealing and reselling ammunition from
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Federal Judge: Unchallengeable No-Fly List Unconstitutional posted 06/25/2014, 4:50 AM (Antiwar)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
In a 65-page ruling issued today US District Judge Anna Brown declare the current US “no-fly list” unconstitutional because it does not allow people on the list to challenge that status.... (more)


Missouri Police Chief Apologizes and Settles Lawsuit After Demanding Removal of Youtube Video posted 06/25/2014, 4:50 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Police Chief Jerry Bledsoe of the illage of Kelso, Missouri, just learned an expensive lesson in free speech.

It started last year after Chief Bledsoe threatened Jordan Klaffer with arrest for disturbing the peace for firing guns on his private property, which led to Klaffer posting a video of the incident online.

In response, Bledsoe o
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D.C. police officer admits prostituting girls posted 06/25/2014, 4:50 AM (Washington Post)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A former D.C. police officer admitted in federal court Friday that he forced underage teenagers to work as escorts out of his Southeast Washington apartment, but a judge expressed concern that the eight-year sentence negotiated by the prosecution and defense was too lenient.... (more)


Man's plea deal includes vasectomy requirement posted 06/25/2014, 4:50 AM (KOMO News)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A Virginia man who has fathered children with several women has agreed to get a vasectomy to knock up to five years off his prison term in a child endangerment case that has evoked the country's dark history of forced sterilization.

None of the charges against Jessie Lee Herald, 27, involved a sexual offense. Shenandoah County assistant prosecutor Ilona White said her chief motive in making the extraordinarily unusual offer was keeping Herald from fathering mo
... (more)


Virginia State Trooper’s Dubious Defamation Claim Dismissed posted 06/25/2014, 4:50 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
What do you do if you filed a highly questionable defamation case against Virginia Cop Block founder Nathan Cox?

If you’re Virginia state trooper Melanie McKenney, you don’t show up for court. That’s what happened on Monday, as McKenney’s defamation claim against Cox was dismissed when she failed to appear in Court.
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Tuesday June 24th, 2014

Federal Court: Cops Cannot Push Drug Dog Into Open Car Door posted 06/24/2014, 4:24 AM (TheNewspaper)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Utah state troopers who used a drug dog as a pretense to search a car belonging to an innocent woman are in legal trouble. The US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit on Friday ruled that the victims could sue the troopers for spending two hours rifling through their vehicle without finding anything unlawful, in violation of their constitutional rights.

Utah State Trooper Brian Bairett had been running a speed trap on Interstate 15 when a Jeep driven by Sherida Felders passed th
... (more)


Cop Shot In Face Ambushing Resident In No-Knock Raid posted 06/24/2014, 4:24 AM (4409)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


This is NOT whether the ACCUSED was a nice guy or not. This is about the ACCUSER (police) using an ambush method in order to make an arrest. The tactic is almost always bound to cause an adverse reaction, one in which I think certain people on the force want. After all...the now can say, see, they want us dead.

I feel bad his superiors put him in that position but he should have
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Sheriff John Urquhart Keeps the "Gang" Together posted 06/24/2014, 4:24 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Darrion Holiwell is a self-described gang leader from Seattle who is accused of serious offenses. After learning that he was being investigated by the King County Sheriff's Office, Holiwell concealed his substantial arsenal and sent a text message containing undisguised threats of violence.

Holiwell, it would seem, is the kind of hyper-violent criminal suspect for
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Highwaymen vs. Agents of Official Plunder: The Correct Terminology posted 06/24/2014, 4:24 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Police officers who stop motorists in search of cash or other assets to be stolen in the name of “asset forfeiture” are engaged in robbery, but it is incorrect to use the expression “Highwaymen” to describe armed agents of government plunder, explains LRC reader Timothy Paul Madden:

“I collect and read antique law dictionaries and just wanted to let you know that when the private sector does i
... (more)


California Cops Allow Suspect to Escape while Harassing Videographer posted 06/24/2014, 4:24 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Police in California allowed a suspect to escape after they decided to harass a man for taking a picture of the arrest.

Naturally, the Glendale police officers ended up blaming the photographer for causing the escape, handcuffing and detaining him, accusing him of knowing the escaped suspect because they had made eye contact moments earlie
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