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Friday July 18th, 2014
William Norman Grigg: Against the Police State posted 07/18/2014, 12:29 AM (Mises Institute)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Jeff Deist and Will Grigg discuss "police state Keynesianism," how the once embryonic American police state became overt, how military equipment, personnel, and mindsets increasingly find their way into local law enforcement agencies, and why there are more than 100 SWAT deployments every day in the US.


Thursday July 17th, 2014

Jury Acquits VA Man Who Shot At Cops He Thought Were Robbers posted 07/17/2014, 2:26 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Virginia police intent on ruining an innocent man's life for daring to act in self defense after they drew a bead on him with the red lasers from their firearms will have to find another victim as a jury acquitted the man of their trumped up charges that he was "reckless" when he discharged his firearm in their direction.

The cops had in fact went to the wrong home in response to a 9
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No Charges For Cop Who Shot & Killed Boy 'Armed' With Wiimote posted 07/17/2014, 2:26 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Experiencing fear is reason enough to execute someone if you're a cop, even if it was just a child holding a toy in his hand, at least according to a grand jury out of Bartow County, Georgia.

From 11 Alive:
BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. – A Bartow County grand jury has declined to indict a Euharlee police officer in the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old.

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MD Cop Violently Attacks Valet Because He 'Left His Lights On' posted 07/17/2014, 2:26 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A Prince George's county, Maryland police officer is currently enjoying a paid vacation after he allegedly beat a parking valet and threatened him with a gun because he left the lights on in his car.

From the Washington Post:
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Ex-CO Cop Gets 30 Days Work Release For Years Of Abusing Girl: Zip-Tying, Punching, Choking posted 07/17/2014, 2:26 AM (Raw Story)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A former Colorado police officer who was found guilty of abusing a 15-year-old girl over a period of years was sentenced to 30 days of work release and three years of probation this week.

Last year, 35-year-old Berthoud Officer Jeremy Yachik was charged with four counts of child abuse and one count of false imprisonment after his ex-fiance sent a video to authorities showing a man kicking, choking and punching a child, who was described as his daughter in news reports at the
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'This Is What Happens When You Call the Cops' - Rob Hustle ft. Liv posted 07/17/2014, 2:26 AM (YouTube)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories posted 07/17/2014, 2:26 AM (StoptheDrugWar.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
More cops with pill problems, more jail guards looking to earn a little easy money. Just another week in the corrupt cop front of the drug war. Let's get to it:

In Hughestown Borough, Pennsylvania, a former Hughestown Borough police officer was arrested last Wednesday on charges he was selling oxycodone tablets. Robert Evans, 38, went down after an investigation by the FBI and Pennsylvania
... (more)


Australia: Journalists will face jail over spy leaks under new security laws posted 07/17/2014, 2:25 AM (The Guardian)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Australian journalists could face prosecution and jail for reporting Snowden-style revelations about certain spy operations, in an “outrageous” expansion of the government’s national security powers, leading criminal lawyers have warned.... (more)


Wednesday July 16th, 2014

Jury Declines to Imprison Man Who Survived a Cop's Murder Attempt posted 07/16/2014, 1:49 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
As the deadlocked jury was dismissed in the trial of Delaware resident Michael W. Rogers, at least half of them favored the defendant with a smile. Perhaps the prosecution hadn't been sufficiently diligent in their efforts to purge the jury pool of decent and conscientious people. Another possibility is that half or more of the panel rebelled against the indecency of trying to imprison a 53-year-old man for... (more)


What I Don't Like About Life in the American Police State posted 07/16/2014, 1:49 AM (John W. Whitehead)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
“A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.”―Edward Abbey, American author

There’s a lot to love about America and its people: their pioneering spirit, their entrepreneurship, their ability to think outside the box, their passion for the arts, etc. Increasingly, however, as time goes by, I find the things I don’t like about living in a nation that has long since ceased to be a sanctuary for freedom are beginning to outnumber the things I l
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Coup du Jour: The Militarization of Daily Life posted 07/16/2014, 1:49 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
[Pictured: Guatemala City, August 8, 1983: Troops Seize the Presidential Palace]

“Is today a patriotic holiday of some kind?”

My inquiry had been provoked by the abundance of armed soldiers being ferried through the streets of Guatemala City. My friend, a native Guatemalteco, shook his head, a puzzled frown creasing his features.

“Then why are there so many troops on the streets?” I persisted, directing his attention to the grim-faced, un
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Maryanne Godboldo Triumphant: Another Victory for the Right to Resist posted 07/16/2014, 1:46 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Four years ago, Maryanne Godboldo held off an attempt by police and “child protection” bureaucrats to abduct her teenage daughter, Ariana, so that she could be forcibly drugged with a powerful anti-psychotic drug called Risperidone.

Godboldo, a college dance instructor, had attempted to school her daughter at home, but eventually decided to place the youngster in a local gove
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Florida To Ticket Drivers Who Do Not Crawl Past Garbage Trucks posted 07/16/2014, 1:46 AM (TheNewspaper)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Florida drivers who fail to slam on the brakes to drive past a garbage truck or the cable guy at 5 MPH will receive a $154 ticket and three points under new rules that took effect July 1. The legislature expanded the state's "Move Over" statute which the Florida Highway Patrol used to generate $1.3 million in revenue last year.

Previous version of the law only applied to emergency vehicles such as police cars, fire trucks and ambulances with their lights flashing. The new law app
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Ohio Man Beaten Unconscious When He Declined To Present ID posted 07/16/2014, 1:45 AM (Police State USA)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
LIMA, OH — A pedestrian suffered numerous injuries following a confrontation with police officers who violently demanded his identity.

Tyler Paxson, 19, says that on July 12th, 2014, Lima police officers took an interest in him and would not leave him alone until he produced an identification. The young man was simply nearby when police officers were responding to an unrelated call.

The young man took objection to being demanded to produce ID, thinking that America
... (more)


Mother Jailed, Kid Taken By Social Services After Playing At Park Unsupervised posted 07/16/2014, 1:45 AM (Infowars)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A mother in South Carolina has been thrown in jail, and her 9-year-old daughter taken into the custody of the Department of Social Services after busy body neighbours reported that the child was playing alone in a park.

Debra Lynn Harrell faces charges of child neglect at the hands of the North Augusta "Department of Public Safety," reports local news station WJBF, after her daughter was found playing unsupervised while Harrell was working.
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Miami Cop Fearing Termination after Altercation with Internal Affairs Lieutenant he Pulled Over posted 07/16/2014, 1:44 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A Miami police officer pulled a car over for speeding last month, which turned out to be a plainclothes internal affairs lieutenant who shoved the door open on the officer after refusing to provide his drivers license, leading to a struggle on the side of the road that was caught on camera.

As the two were on the ground wresting, another three Miami cops who just happened to be in the area pulled up and piled on the screaming driver-- only to pull off when they realized the man at
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Monday July 14th, 2014

Cop Shoots Black Lab In Parked Van, Claims It Was Lunging, Vicious Pit Bull posted 07/14/2014, 4:28 PM (Police State USA)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
COEUR D’ALENE, ID — An officer shot and killed a dog that was waiting for its owner inside of a parked van. The officer later claimed it ‘lunged’ at him, but it was also revealed that he had his gun drawn the entire time.

The dog’s owner was Craig Jones, who was sitting inside a nearby restaurant eating breakfast at the time of the shooting. His black Labrador, ‘Arfie,’ was waiting inside his van, with a window half-opened for ventilation.

A Coeur D’Alene police
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Sunday July 13th, 2014

Durham, NC Cop Testifies Faking 911 Calls To Enter Homes Is "Official Policy" posted 07/13/2014, 6:29 PM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A Durham, North Carolina police officer testified in court it's "official policy" for Durham cops to claim they received a 911 call from a residence in order to illegally enter the home under the ruse of a "safety check."

Indy Week reports:
Several Durham police officers lied about non-existent 911 calls to try to convince residents to allow them to search their h... (more)


The Victim Will Die of Torture in a Cage; the Torturers Will Die Peacefully in their Beds posted 07/13/2014, 6:29 PM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Someday, perhaps decades from now, Judge Henry Latham will die, most likely in comfortable surroundings and in the company of his loved ones. If he retains so much as a particle of his conscience, Latham will spend every day until his expiry haunted by the fact that he arranged for the death, through torture, of an innocent, harmless, terminally ill man.

Latham i
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“What a Rush!”: Idaho’s Anti-Drug Ayatollah Gets High posted 07/13/2014, 6:28 PM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
"What a rush!" exulted Idaho resident Monte Stiles after completing his first tandem skydive on July 10. That description was not metaphorical: The chemical reactions involved in skydiving and similar high-risk activities have a consciousness-altering effect -- and addictive properties — far stronger than narcotics use. In fact, this is a selling point for those who promote, and profi... (more)


Saturday July 12th, 2014

Blaming the Gun, Not the Shooter — Especially if He's a Cop posted 07/12/2014, 4:26 PM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Proponents of civilian disarmament will often describe a gun as an entity possessing an independent will and a capacity for malice –as in the phrase, “Guns kill children,” as opposed to “Guns can be used to kill — or to save — children.”... (more)


Georgia Deputy Tries To Shoot Dog, Hits 10-Year-Old Instead posted 07/12/2014, 3:15 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
From WALB:
DOUGLAS, GA (WALB) - A 10-year-old boy will not need surgery after he was shot by a Coffee County deputy in a manhunt for a robbery and shooting suspect.

Coffee County Sheriff Doyle Wooten confirmed that the boy, identified as Dakota Corbitt, was shot.
... (more)


Thursday July 10th, 2014

Suffering in the Service of Official Lies: The Agony of Alexis Carey posted 07/10/2014, 5:27 PM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Alexis Carey suffers from Dravet Syndrome, a form of epilepsy that has left the nine-year-old unable to speak or use the bathroom. She is subject to violent seizures that can last an hour or longer. No relief is provided by any of the FDA-approved medications available. When Alexis succumbs to a seizure – she sometimes endures sixty episodes a month – her parents, Michael and Clare, can do little... (more)


Massachusetts State Trooper Reaches into Passing Car to Snatch Camera from Witness posted 07/10/2014, 5:27 PM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


A Massachusetts State Trooper investigating a traffic accident ordered a passing car to stop, then reached through the window in an attempt to swipe the passenger’s phone because the man was video recording.

“Why are you taking pictures?” the cop asks. “Why are you taking pictures?”

“Because I can,” the man responds, not allowing his phone to be snatched.
... (more)


Florida Man Killed in SWAT Raid Over Small-Time Marijuana Sales posted 07/10/2014, 5:27 PM (StoptheDrugWar.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A Tampa, Florida, man was shot and killed by members of a SWAT team executing a search warrant over small-time marijuana sales on May 27. Jason Westcott, 29, becomes the 25th person to die in US domestic drug law enforcement operations so far this year.

According to the Tampa Bay Times article, a Tampa Police SWAT team executing a warrant for marijuana sales knocked on the door of the home shared by Westcott and his ro
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Janesville Baby Returns Home, Injured During Police Raid posted 07/10/2014, 5:27 PM (NBC 15)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A Janesville family is asking for your help after their son is severely injured during a police raid in Georgia. It happened in May, and since then, the toddler has undergone surgery after surgery; even a medically induced coma.
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Virginia Police Commissioned to Create Child Porn posted 07/10/2014, 5:27 PM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
In order to enforce laws that treat vices as if they were crimes, the police are given great latitude to engage in proscribed behavior in order to prosecute those who don’t enjoy the same privileges. Thus undercover narcotics officers are allowed to purchase and even to consume narcotics, vice enforcement officers are permitted to engage in sexual conduct during prostitution stings, and at least one po... (more)


This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories posted 07/10/2014, 5:27 PM (StoptheDrugWar.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
We present a trio of law enforcement miscreants, including a Houston deputy who was ripping off dealers and selling their wares, a North Carolina cop with a pill problem, and a Baltimore schools cop who was flipping rocks on the side. Let's get to it:

In Houston, a Harris County sheriff's deputy was arrested Monday just after selling cocaine, marijuana, Loricet, and
... (more)


Records: Ex-Police Officer Suspected in Wisconsin Suitcase Deaths Resigned to Avoid Discipline posted 07/10/2014, 5:26 PM (Star Tribune)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
WEST ALLIS, Wis. — The suspect in the deaths of two women whose bodies were found in suitcases dumped along a rural Wisconsin highway resigned his job as a police officer to avoid discipline amid allegations of stalking, lying and abuse of power, according to personnel records released Wednesday.... (more)


Florida Supreme Court Rejects Traffic Stop Based On Color posted 07/10/2014, 5:26 PM (TheNewspaper)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Drivers in Florida may no longer be stopped based solely on the color of their car, state Supreme Court rules.... (more)


Cop Block Co-founder Accepts Plea on Wiretapping Charges after Winning Appeal posted 07/10/2014, 5:26 PM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Even in the "Live Free or Die" state, holding public officials accountable can land you in a cage.... (more)


Mass.: Smell of Unburnt Marijuana Cannot Justify Search of Car posted 07/10/2014, 5:26 PM (Boston Globe)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
The Supreme Judicial Court Wednesday said that because voters decriminalized small amounts of marijuana in 2008, police officers in Massachusetts can no longer rely on the odor of unburnt marijuana to justify searching a person’s car.... (more)


Wednesday July 9th, 2014

Cops Demand Pics Of 17-Yr-Old's Erect Penis So They Can Prosecute Him For Child Porn posted 07/09/2014, 4:25 PM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Virginia prosecutors and Manassas city police are demanding photographs of a 17-year-old boy's erect penis so they can prosecute him for child pornography. The boy is accused of sexting with his 15-year-old girlfriend, he allegedly sent sexually explicit images to her in response to her sending him similar. Despite the similarities, prosecutors elected not to file any charges against his girlfriend, but filed two felony charges against the boy. The Washington Post reports, police alread... (more)


Deputy Who Killed California 13-Year-Old Holding Toy Gun Will Not Face Charges posted 07/09/2014, 4:25 PM (NY Daily News)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Deputy Erik Gelhaus thought Andy Lopez was holding a real AK-47 — not a BB gun — when he fatally shot him seven times, Sonoma County's District Attorney ruled Monday. An autopsy found the teen was likely high on marijuana when he was killed.
... (more)


Tuesday July 8th, 2014

The Dogma of Drug Prohibition: Neither Your Life Nor Your Death Belongs to You posted 07/08/2014, 3:34 PM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Benton Mackenzie is suffering from terminal angiosarcoma, an aggressive variety of cancer that has left his body mottled with grotesque lesions. In the hope of enjoying what remains of his life, the 48-year-old Iowa resident has grown marijuana in order to distill cannabis oil to treat his condition. When this became known to the local Prohibition soviet, police raided his home, stole 71 marijuana plants, and arrested Mackenzie and his wife on "drug conspiracy" charges.

Yeste
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Cop Rats Out His Daughter-in-Law After Helping Her Grow Marijuana for His Cancer-Stricken Granddaughter posted 07/08/2014, 4:47 PM (Reason)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
After her 7-year-old daughter, Liza, was diagnosed with an aggressive and generally fatal kind of brain tumor in 2011, Jennifer Scherr decided to treat the cancer with cannabis oil. At the time marijuana was not legal for medical use in Illinois, although a law authorizing a pilot program took effect this year. Scherr's father-in-law, Curtis Scherr, a Chicago police officer, nevertheless agreed to help her grow marijuana in the h... (more)


Police Chief Resigns After Racist Text Messages Surface posted 07/08/2014, 3:34 PM (WSBTV)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
COWETA COUNTY, Ga. — Foul language, racial slurs and a shocking incentive that may have led to a violent beating: A Channel 2 Action News investigation exposes the threatening text messages that forced a police chief off the job.

At first, Grantville, a city of fewer than 4,000 people, looks lost in time. But it's technology that took down the chief of police.

The drama unfolded last month after a source gave Channel 2 Action News a series of text messages Chief D
... (more)


Monday July 7th, 2014

Video: Veteran Arrested at Gunpoint for Legal Open Carry posted 07/07/2014, 4:32 PM (Infowars)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


A recently published cell phone video out of Wash. state shows an Air Force veteran being arrested at gunpoint for legally open carrying an AR-15 rifle.

The incident, which occurred on June 29, 2013, began when Vancouver police confronted Mack Worley as he walked down a public sidewalk towards his vehicle.

“Stop right there. Put the rifle on the ground,” an officer
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The panicked look on that would-be murderers face is priceless. How long until she kills someone holding a Wii-Mote because she "feared for her life"? - Chris, InfoLib


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
... (more)


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.
... (more)


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.

... (more)


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
... (more)


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
... (more)


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
... (more)


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
... (more)


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
... (more)


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.
... (more)


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
... (more)


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
... (more)


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
... (more)

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