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Latest FBI Claim of Disrupted Terror Plot Deserves Much Scrutiny and Skepticism posted 01/16/2015, 5:08 PM (The Intercept)
[Category: Cover-Up/Deceptions]
The Justice Department on Wednesday issued a press release trumpeting its latest success in disrupting a domestic terrorism plot, announcing that “the Joint Terrorism Task Force has arrested a Cincinnati-area man for a plot to attack the U.S. Capitol and kill government officials.” The alleged would-be terrorist is 20-year-old Christopher Cornell (above), who is unemployed, lives at home, ... (more)


CPS Investigating Parents for Letting Kids Walk Home Alone posted 01/16/2015, 5:07 PM (The Daily Sheeple)
[Category: Big Brother/Orwellian]
By all appearances, Daniel and Alexander Meitiv are smart, responsible parents who want to instill independence in their children. They don’t like to throw caution to the wind, but they do believe that kids should be granted some freedom, so that they may learn how to take care of themselves from an early age.

They practice what’s known as “free range parenting” as opposed to hovering over their kids and showering them with fear and paranoia like most parents do these d
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Deja Vu In France posted 01/16/2015, 9:48 AM (Jacob G. Hornberger)
[Category: Commentary]
I'm getting a big déjà vu feeling in the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo killings in France.

The French government is declaring war on terrorism. It's militarizing French society. It's proposing a Patriot Act. It's supporting a mass surveillance scheme. It's advocating killing more people in the Middle East. There is even talk of using military tribunals to try terrorism cases.

Hey, those were all things that U.S. officials did after the 9/11 attacks. No wonder I'm
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LAPD Embarrassed Over Viral Coke Video That They Liken To Swatting; May Charge the Pranksters posted 01/16/2015, 9:47 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Los Angeles, CA– The Los Angeles Police Department is looking into possible charges over an embarrassing prank titled “Coke Prank on Cops” which was posted to YouTube on Monday and quickly went viral.

In the video, four young men are seen asking people if they want some coke at Venice Beach. They are sitting inside their SUV (which was fitted with
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Cop Accused Of Shooting At Woman In Off-Duty Road Rage Incident, Tampering With Evidence posted 01/16/2015, 9:47 AM (WSVN)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
WEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. (WSVN) -- A Miami-Dade Police officer has bonded out after being held behind bars on charges connected to his alleged display of road rage toward another officer.

Jonathan Lang was released early Wednesday morning, at 2 a.m., after being held on a $17,500 bond. He is charged with aggravated assault, shooting a gun from a car and tampering with evidence.

[...]According to Illa, she was driving to the county jail where she works when Lang shot at
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Major Cities Across The US Becoming Equipped With "Full-Time" SWAT Teams posted 01/16/2015, 9:47 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Indianapolis, Indiana – For at least six months now, the SWAT team for the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department has been deployed full-time, responding to routine calls and conducting investigations.

It was reported by WishTV that in the past six months, the Indianapolis SWAT division has been on nearly 300 calls, and conducted over 700 interviews with people on the street. The poli
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Ross Ulbricht's Lawyers Claim That Mt. Gox CEO Was The Real Dread Pirate Roberts posted 01/16/2015, 9:47 AM (Techdirt)
[Category: General]
It's pretty rare that a trial has a real "surprise" unveiling or twist. It happens all the time in TV and movie courtrooms, but in real courtrooms... not so much. Most people know the basics. Someone may admit something surprising, or testimony can go awry, but the "big dramatic reveal" isn't so common. Yet in the trial of Ross Ulbricht, concerning whether he was or wasn't the "Dread Pirate Roberts" behind the Silk Road hidden market, things are already off to quite a start. We'd already me... (more)


Raping Underage Girl Gets Cop 30 Months Jail After Judge Credits Cop's Years Of 'Service' posted 01/16/2015, 9:47 AM (CTNews.com)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
BRIDGEPORT – A 20-year veteran of the Trumbull police force Tuesday began serving a 30-month prison term Tuesday for repeatedly sexually assaulting a teenaged girl he met through the department’s explorer program.

[...][Judge] Devlin, while acknowledging that children need to be protected said he was giving Ruscoe credit for his years of good service with the police department.

“I know you have really been traumatized by this situation,” the judge told the victim an
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Police Sergeant Gets 9 Years For Sexually Assaulting Woman During Traffic Stop posted 01/16/2015, 9:47 AM (SGV Tribune)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
IRWINDALE - A former Irwindale police sergeant was sentenced Monday to nine years in prison for sexually assaulting a Chino woman during a 2012 traffic stop.

[...]The assault occurred Oct. 20, 2012 near Azusa Canyon Road and Arrow Highway. The woman was delivering newspapers.

Fraijo pulled her and asked to see her driver’s license, according to the prosecution.

When the woman told him she didn’t have a license, he told her to drive to a parking lot wh
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This is the type of sentence the cop who was given 2-yrs probation should have gotten.


N.J. Cop Sentenced for Stealing 600,000 Cigarettes, Extorting $20,000 From Underover Agent posted 01/16/2015, 9:47 AM (Philly.com)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A former New Jersey police officer was sentenced today to three years in prison for stealing more than half a million cigarettes and extorting $20,000 from an undercover FBI agent he thought was a drug courier.

Mario Rodriguez, 40, was an officer in the Jersey City Police Department on July 3, 2013, when he drove to a Secaucus warehouse with an accomplice, broke into a trailer with a bolt-cutter, and stole 600,000 cigarettes and several television sets, federal authorities said.
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Individual Liberties and the Right to Die posted 01/16/2015, 9:47 AM (The Beacon)
[Category: Commentary]
About three months ago, 29-year-old Brittany Maynard ended her life. Diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, her prognosis was less than grim, with the average life expectancy of similar patients about 14 months.

Upon receiving her diagnosis, Maynard and her husband moved to Oregon, where the state's "Death with Dignity" law
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Peter Schiff: Swiss Surrender Wins Currency War posted 01/16/2015, 9:47 AM (Peter Schiff)
[Category: Economy]
By ending its three year currency peg to the weakening euro Switzerland has become the first major economy to surrender in the international currency war, and in so doing has given a long-delayed victory to the Swiss people. Contrary to the indignant reaction by the media and financial establishment, the decision is not a disaster for Switzerland. A continuance of an open-ended peg to the euro could have ultimately ruined the country. Its surprise move, perhaps prompted by the European Central B... (more)
Schiff Podcast on the move...


What In The World Just Happened In Switzerland? posted 01/16/2015, 9:47 AM (The Economic Collapse)
[Category: Economy]
Central banks lie.  That is what they do.  Not too long ago, the Swiss National Bank promised that it would defend the euro/Swiss franc currency peg with the “utmost determination”.  But on Thursday, the central bank shocked the financial world by abruptly abandoning it.  More than three years ago, the Swiss National Bank announced that it would not allow the Swiss franc to fall below 1.20 to the euro, and it has spent a mountain of money defending that peg.  But now that it looks like the EU is... (more)


The True Cost of the Homeownership Obsession posted 01/16/2015, 9:47 AM (Mises Institute)
[Category: Economy]
In 2014, the US homeownership rate fell below 65 percent, which means it’s back to where it was during the 1970s and much of the 1990s. Various federal agencies have long made homeownership a priority, and have introduced a bevy of government and quasi-government programs including the GSEs like Fannie Mae, FHA-insured loans, VA-insured loans, the Bush administration’s “American Dream Downpayment Initiative” and, of course central bank meddling to keep interest rates nice and low for the mortgag... (more)


Puerto Rico Dumps Traffic Cameras, Orders Refunds posted 01/16/2015, 9:47 AM (TheNewspaper)
[Category: Economy]
The public in Puerto Rico complained so loudly about the photo enforcement program that the territory's government listened. Red light cameras went up at three intersections in October dealing out $250 tickets for making rolling right turns, speeding or having a recently expired vehicle registration. On Thursday, Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla (D) had his transportation department refund every ticket issued.

"Since this was a pilot project, as we've always said, it was subject
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Ex-NYPD Officer Gets up to 23 1/2 Years for Ticket Fixing, Selling Fake DVDs, Plotting to Kill Witness, More posted 01/16/2015, 9:46 AM (NY Daily News)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
In return for pleading guilty to the laundry list of crimes, Jose Ramos, 45, was sentenced to 15 1/2 to 23 1/2 years behind bars. That sentence will run concurrently with the up to 14 1/2 years he’s already serving on attempted robbery and drug charges.... (more)


Newspaper Editor Fired After Arrest For Taking Photos, Even Though Dashcam Proved Cops to be Liars posted 01/16/2015, 9:46 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Vince Lovato was the editor of the Lake County Leader in Polson, Montana…until this happened.

At 53 years of age, with over three decades of journalism experience, Lovato lost his job after being arrested on October 1 for obstruction, resisting arrest and belligerence for daring to take photos at an accident.
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Boy Says He Didn't Go To Heaven; Publisher Says It Will Pull Book posted 01/16/2015, 9:46 AM (NPR)
[Category: General]
Nearly five years after it hit best-seller lists, a book that purported to be a 6-year-old boy's story of visiting angels and heaven after being injured in a bad car crash is being pulled from shelves. The young man at the center of The Boy Who Came Back from Heaven, Alex Malarkey, said this week that the story was all made up.

The book's publisher, Tyndale House, had promoted it as "a supernatural encounter that will give you new insights on Heaven, angels, and hearing the voice
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The Proofiness of the Politically Correct Rape posted 01/16/2015, 9:46 AM (Wendy McElroy)
[Category: Commentary]
A legion of the politically correct who make a living from the alleged oppression of women were gleeful and almost goofy with proofiness this week. The incident is a window into how statistical myths are created.

Charles Seife, a journalist and a professor at New York University, coined the term proofiness as a corollary to an earlier term coined by comedian Stephen Colbert: truthiness. Truthiness was defined as "the quality of preferring concepts or facts one wishes to be true, r
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State Department Rep. On Flogging Of Saudi Blogger: US "Not In The Business Of Demanding Things" From Other Countries posted 01/16/2015, 9:13 AM (RT)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Reporters on Monday grilled State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf on the government’s response to Saudi Arabia’s commencing of 1,000 lashes for blogger Raif Badawi, questioning why the US is not taking a more active role in trying to stop the brutal punishment. CNN’s Elise Labott repeatedly pressed the representative to clarify what, if any, actions are being taken to force the close US ally to change course, prompting Harf to respond that the State Department is “not in the business of demand... (more)


Thursday January 15th, 2015

From Neighborhood Cops to Robocops: The Changing Face of American Police posted 01/15/2015, 9:41 AM (The Rutherford Institute)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
“Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.” ― Aldous Huxley, Ends and Means

If 2014 was the year of militarized police, armored tanks, and stop-and-frisk searches, 2015 may well be the year of technologized police, surveillance blimps and scan-and-frisk searches.

Just as we witnessed neighborhood cops being transformed into soldier cops, we’re about to see them shapeshift once again, this time into robocops,
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The Charlie Hebdo Story Simply Doesn't Wash posted 01/15/2015, 9:41 AM (Paul Craig Roberts)
[Category: Commentary]
The Charlie Hebdo affair has many of the characteristics of a false flag operation. The attack on the cartoonists’ office was a disciplined professional attack of the kind associated with highly trained special forces; yet the suspects who were later corralled and killed seemed bumbling and unprofessional. It is like two different sets of people.

Usually Muslim terrorists are prepared to die in the attack; yet the two professionals who hit Charlie Hebdo were determined to escape a
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The Worst That Can Happen To You For Committing A Nonviolent Marijuana Crime, Around The World posted 01/15/2015, 9:39 AM (Mises Canada)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Everyone knows different countries treat drugs differently. For example, if you get caught buying or selling a large amount of marijuana in Canada, you’re probably not going to get your head chopped off by the government–but in Saudi Arabia, that is the law.

I wanted to see just how different the laws were in world when it came to nonviolent marijuana crimes: that is, if one or more people are breaking a marijuana-related crime (like buying, selling, smoking, or producing) and the
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Officer Held Down A Dog While Fellow Officer Slit Her Throat--Cleared of Wrong Doing posted 01/15/2015, 9:39 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Baltimore, MD– All charges have been dropped against Officer Thomas Schmidt, a Baltimore police officer who had been charged with multiple counts of animal cruelty after allegedly holding down a small dog while Officer Jeffrey Bolger slit its throat.

Schmidt, a 24-year veteran of the department, retired in September and will not be returning to the force. The trial for Bolger
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YouTube Pranksters Pretend to Be 'Coke' Pushers at the Beach. Cops Show Up, Fun Begins posted 01/15/2015, 9:39 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: General]
Los Angeles, CA — The guys from Nelk Filmz decided that it would be funny to act like coke dealers at the beach. Only the coke they were selling was the same coke you could get out of a vending machine.

The idea was that if someone said “yes” to the question of, “Hey do you wanna buy some coke?” they would pull out one of the cans they had stashed in the back of their SUV.

Apparently this got the attention of the LAPD, who quickly showed up to investigate their susp
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There's No Such Thing as an Unregulated Market posted 01/15/2015, 9:36 AM (The Freeman)
[Category: Economy]
A big economic problem the world faces is semantic. That is, “regulation” has come to mean “government regulation.” We don’t seem to be aware of the alternative: regulation by market forces. That’s a problem because it leads us to accept so much government meddling that we would be better off without.

We want the aims of regulation — regularity and predictability in markets, decent quality and reasonable prices for the goods and services we buy — and thinking that government regu
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Free Speech in America? What About Lynne Stewart? posted 01/15/2015, 9:36 AM (Jacob G. Hornberger)
[Category: Commentary]
In the aftermath of the terrorist attack in France on Charlie Hebdo, U.S. officials are telling the world how committed they are to the principles of freedom of speech.

Really?

How about Lynne Stewart, the New York lawyer who was convicted and sentenced to serve time in a federal penitentiary for doing nothing more than speaking the following words to the press:
I am not withdrawing my support of the cease-fire, I am merely questioning it and I a... (more)


France Arrests a Comedian For His Facebook Comments, Showing the Sham of the West's "Free Speech" Celebration posted 01/15/2015, 9:36 AM (Glenn Greenwald)
[Category: Commentary]
Forty-eight hours after hosting a massive march under the banner of free expression, France opened a criminal investigation of a controversial French comedian for a Facebook post he wrote about the Charlie Hebdo attack, and then this morning, arrested him for that post on charges of “defending terrorism.” The comedian, Dieudonne (above), previously sought elective office in Franc... (more)


This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories posted 01/15/2015, 9:35 AM (StoptheDrugWar.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A Massachusetts prosecutor swaps info for pain pills, more jail guards get in trouble, a Georgia cop gets busted for slinging Ecstasy, a San Antonio cop get nailed for stealing cash and weed from a couple, and more. Let's get to it:

In Americus, Georgia, a Sumter County jail guard was arrested January 2
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Reporter Absent From Armada of Secret Witnesses in CIA Leak Trial posted 01/15/2015, 9:35 AM (Courthouse News Service)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (CN) - With prosecutors no longer trying to make New York Times reporter James Risen testify about his sources, defense counsel for former CIA agent Jeffrey Alexander Sterling opened the leak trial Tuesday by blasting the lack of evidence.

The trial's start comes four years after prosecutors labeled Sterling as the source of confidential CIA information published in Risen's 2006 book, "State of War: The Secret History of the CIA and the Bush Administration."... (more)


Is Ross Not the Dread Pirate Roberts After All? posted 01/15/2015, 9:35 AM (Jeffrey Tucker)
[Category: Commentary]
The trial of Ross Ulbricht, alleged to be the administrator of the Silk Road website that distributed illicit drugs peer-to-peer, opened with a shocker.

His attorney very quickly admitted that the Silk Road was Ross's idea. He envisioned a free market in the cloud in which people could circumvent prohibitions and restrictions and gain from trade in
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Power-Hungry Judge Threatens Courtroom and Jury in Ross Ulbricht Trial Over Jury Outreach posted 01/15/2015, 9:35 AM (Free Keene)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Liberty activists are reluctantly backing down from their jury outreach projects outside the Manhattan federal courthouse, but not because an insane robed person threa... (more)


Officer Fired After Reporting Undercover Cop's Sex Act With Prostitute posted 01/15/2015, 9:35 AM (5 News Online)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
FORT SMITH (KFSM) – The fired officer who released the details of an undercover officer’s arrest of a prostitute while receiving sexual acts filed a lawsuit against the police department this week, saying he did not break any department policies and deserves his job back.

Police deny any wrongdoing and say the fired sergeant put an undercover officer’s identity at risk.

Sgt. Don Paul Bales was fired Oct. 20 from the Fort Smith Police Department after Chief Kevin Lin
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Iowa Man Who Fought to Use Marijuana Oil on Rare Cancer Dies posted 01/15/2015, 9:35 AM (ABC News)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
An eastern Iowa man who was convicted late last year of growing marijuana that he used to treat his rare form of cancer has died.... (more)


Ohio Man Told FBI Informant He Wanted to Launch Attack on U.S. Capitol posted 01/15/2015, 9:35 AM (Infowars)
[Category: General]
Christopher Lee Cornell, a 20-year old man from Green Township, Ohio, was arrested Wednesday after he told an FBI informant he wanted to target U.S. lawmakers. ... (more)


Bitcoin Revealed: A Ponzi Scheme for Redistributing Wealth from One Libertarian to Another posted 01/15/2015, 9:35 AM (Washington Post)
[Category: Economy]
If Bitcoin were a currency, it'd be the worst-performing one in the world, worse even than the Russian ruble.

But Bitcoin isn't a currency. It's a Ponzi scheme for redistributing wealth from one libertarian to another. At least that's all it is right now. One day it could be more. Venture capitalists, for their part, are quick to point out that it's really a protocol, like the early internet, and its underlying technology could still be revolutionary. What are they supposed to say
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Wednesday January 14th, 2015

Police Chief Trying To Find Some Way To Charge Drone Operator Who Didn't Break Any Laws posted 01/14/2015, 5:59 PM (Techdirt)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Don't let the fact that no crime occurred stop you from attempting to prosecute someone, Sparky. (via PINAC)
Naperville Police Chief Robert Marshall said he is consulting the city's legal department after the three-... (more)


Houston Police Officers Behind Ticket-Rigging Scheme That Caused Dismissal Of Over 6,000 Tickets Allowed To Quit Or Retire Before They Get Fired posted 01/14/2015, 5:59 PM (KHOU)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Chief McClelland put the three officers on desk duty in August. A fourth officer, Rudolph Farias, committed suicide when the scandal broke. "We certainly had enough information and evidence that we believe warrants an investigation," Chief McClelland said in August.

The alleged motivation for the ticket rigging scheme was to appear in court more often to collect more overtime. In September, the City Attorney's office dismissed more than 6,000 speeding tickets written by the office
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Middle School Students Advised to Throw Canned Food at Active Shooters posted 01/14/2015, 5:59 PM (Infowars)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Middle school students in Alabama are being advised to stash canned food throughout their classrooms to be used as weapons against possible armed intruders. W.F. Burns Middle School Principal Priscilla Holley, who sent a letter home to parents last week, announced the new safety procedure after discussing the issue with law enforcement.

Speaking with WHNT 19, Holley said the policy was modeled after a survival tactic know as ALICE, an acronym for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Count
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France Celebrates Its New Reverence For Free Speech By Arresting Comedian For His Speech posted 01/14/2015, 5:58 PM (Techdirt)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Over the weekend in Paris there was a so-called "Unity March" in response to last week's Charlie Hebdo attack. The photographs from the march were striking -- even if the famed photo of many world leaders holding hands and marching together turned out to a photo op on a closed street, rather than with the rest of the marchers. And, of course, this was all a facade. Many of the l... (more)


Judge Not Too Concerned That 68-Year-Old Woman's House Was Raided Because Someone Used Her Open WiFi To Post A Threat posted 01/14/2015, 1:57 PM (Techdirt)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
We've written before about faulty legal activities based on nothing stronger than an IP address. An IP address is not a person, but many entities... (more)


Autistic Student Who Kissed Wrong Person Expelled for Sexual Assault posted 01/14/2015, 1:57 PM (Reason)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
An autistic 20-year-old who attends special-needs classes at Navarro College in Waxahachie, Texas, was recently kicked out for sexually assaulting another student. What did he do, specifically? He hugged a female student and kissed her on the top of the head, having mistaken her for someone else.

Brian Ferguson is moderately impaired by his autism but can speak well enough and enjoys attending classes. He was walking down a hallway when he encountered a woman he wrongly thought he
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Video Shows San Diego Cop Trying to Beat Up Two Paramedics Inside 7-Eleven posted 01/14/2015, 12:27 PM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


San Diego, CA — A surveillance tape from a Golden Hill 7-Eleven was just released which shows a San Diego cop assault two members of an ambulance crew.

The trial began Tuesday for Anibal Solis, a parking enforcement officer with the SDPD, who is accused of attacking a paramedic and EMT from Rural/Metro.

During the trial Solis says he heard the paramedics call him a
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Montana Cop Cries After Killing Unarmed Man, "I Thought He Was Going To Pull A Gun On Me" posted 01/14/2015, 9:51 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
In what is being reported as a real tearjerker, a Montana police officer was filmed crying after shooting an unarmed man he feared was reaching for a gun. The man was not armed, but the cop felt scared, therefor the murder was deemed "justified."

From CBS News:
BILLINGS, Mont. - Newly released police dash cam footage shows a Montana police officer breaking do... (more)


Male Cop Extorts Man For Oral Sex With Threats Of Jail, Gets Probation posted 01/14/2015, 9:51 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Memphis police officer Brandon Berry was accused in early 2013 of demanding oral sex from a man with an outstanding warrant in exchange for not taking him to jail.

Upon being questioned by police, Berry admitted to the crime, and was shortly thereafter indicted for official misconduct.

Berry plead guilty to the charge last month, but despite committing what amounts to extortion and rape, he was only given a one year suspended sentence with two years probation... (more)


Paradise Lost: NYPD Commish Declares Slowdown Over, Revenue Generation Resuming As Normal posted 01/14/2015, 9:51 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Are the good times really over for good?

From the New York Daily News:
The city's top cop finally acknowledged an NYPD slowdown — but declared on Friday that it’s a thing of the past.

The number of summonses issued citywide dropped 94% for the week ending Dec. 29, records show. That trend continued with a 92% dip for the week endin
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The "Malheur Mafia" Takes Its Cut posted 01/14/2015, 9:48 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Commentary]
“If I don’t have my black robe on, I’m just like anybody else,” Oregon District Judge Gregory Baxter once pontificated from the bench. “But if I am wearing my black robe I expect my orders to be followed.”

Once he is clothed in the robes of the punitive priesthood, Baxter isn’t subject to the law, but rather its embodiment – or so he would have those not similarly attired bel
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Nightmare: Cop Stalks Woman, Has Her Committed When She Rejects Him posted 01/14/2015, 9:39 AM (Courthouse News )
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A police officer infatuated with a young woman he met during a landlord-tenant dispute tried to have her committed after she rejected his attentions, a lawsuit filed in Miami-Dade County claims.

In her complaint, Kirenia Cardidad Figuera says she met Officer Joshua Zacharias when he responded to a domestic dispute call at her mother's apartment. Figuera says at the time, both she and her sister lived with her mother, but neither contributed money toward the living expenses in
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Glenn Greenwald on How to Be a Terror "Expert": Ignore Facts, Blame Muslims, Trumpet U.S. Propaganda posted 01/14/2015, 9:31 AM (Democracy Now!)
[Category: Commentary]


Who are the so-called terrorism experts? In the wake of the Paris attacks, the corporate media has once again flooded its news programs with pundits claiming authority on terrorism, foreign policy and world events. We discuss the growing and questionable field of "terrorism experts" with three guests: Glenn Greenwald
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Dianne Feinstein, Strong Advocate of Leak Prosecutions, Demands Immunity For David Petraeus posted 01/14/2015, 9:31 AM (Glenn Greenwald)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
She wanted Julian Assange – who isn’t even a U.S. citizen and never served in the U.S. Government – prosecuted for espionage for exposing war crimes, and demanded that Edward Snowden be charged with “treason” for exposing illegal eavesdropping which shocked the world. But a four-star general who leaked classified information not for any noble purpose but to his mistress for personal reasons should be protected from any legal consequences.... (more)


Rapper 2 Chainz Takes On Nancy Grace In Pot Debate posted 01/14/2015, 9:31 AM (YouTube)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]


"On Nancy Grace‘s show tonight, the rapper 2 Chainz made some very sensible arguments about legalizing marijuana and how it would be less of a burden on the economy and the criminal justice system. Grace’s response was to shout at him about THE CHILDREN."


FBI Says John Boehner's West Chester Bartender Planned To Poison Him posted 01/14/2015, 9:31 AM (WCPO)
[Category: General]
DEER PARK, Ohio – Ebola, evil voices and the devil.

Those are just a few of the things a Butler County bartender cited as reasons he was going to kill House Speaker John Boehner this past fall, federal agents said.

Michael Robert Hoyt, 44, was indicted Jan. 7 on charges of threatening to murder the congressman in a plot police said included poisoning his drink at a country club.
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Tuesday January 13th, 2015

Ohio State Students Get a Hefty Dose of the Police State for Celebrating Football Victory posted 01/13/2015, 5:18 PM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Columbus, OH — Ohio State won the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship on Monday, but the way police responded to celebrating students was a loss for all.

“We are just innocent students celebrating our football team,” one person told the the Columbus Dispatch.

Upon news of the victory, overjoyed students took to the streets in a carousing yet peaceful manner late Monday night. But their revelry was short lived as the police state descended on Col
... (more)


In Silk Road Trial, Defense Claims Ulbricht Was The 'Fall Guy' For the 'Real' Dread Pirate Roberts posted 01/13/2015, 5:18 PM (WIRED)
[Category: Big Brother/Orwellian]
For the past year, the FBI and federal prosecutors have told and retold the story of how Ross Ulbricht created, owned and operated the massive, anonymous online drug empire known as the Silk Road. But as his trial began Tuesday, Ulbricht’s defense lawyers for the first time told their own version of that story. And while their’s also begins with Ulbricht creating the Silk Road, it ends with Ulbricht being framed by the “real” operators of the site to whom he’d handed over control.

... (more)


Convicted 'Eco-Terrorist' Released From Prison After Discovery Of 'Thousands Of Pages' Evidence Withheld By The FBI posted 01/13/2015, 8:26 AM (Techdirt)
[Category: Cover-Up/Deceptions]
Ladies and gentlemen: your Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Former FBI Guy Lies, Claiming New Mobile Encryption Would Have Resulted In Dead Kidnap Subject
• Court Slams FBI For Saying It's Okay For The Federal Government To Lie To A Court
• New Emails Show That Feds Instructe
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After a Grueling 3 Year Battle, Court Rules that the NYPD has to Explain Their X-Ray Vans posted 01/13/2015, 8:26 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
New York, NY — Over the past few years the NYPD has deployed a secretive program that uses unmarked vans with specialized X-ray machines designed to look through nearby objects; and the public knows little to nothing about them.

Thanks to ProPublica, a state judge has just ordered that the NYPD has some explaining to do in regards to their surreptitious X-ray van prog
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Dashcam Footage Shows Arrest of Woman Accused of Assaulting Sheriff posted 01/13/2015, 8:23 AM (CBC.ca)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A police dashcam video obtained exclusively by CBC News shows the arrest of a Camrose dentist accused of assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest during a traffic stop.

Simona Tibu, 40, was charged with assaulting a peace officer in 2013, but later told a court that she was the true victim — saying the altercation left her fearing for her life.

The video was released after a lengthy legal battle.
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It took over a year for this video to be released. While the woman is acting erratic the cop had no reason to place his hands on her. - Chris


The Sky Is Not Falling: Legal Pot Turns One in Colorado posted 01/13/2015, 8:23 AM (Mises Institute)
[Category: Commentary]
Legal recreational cannabis/marijuana/pot is almost one year old in Colorado. The Denver Business Journal recently published a retrospective containing several articles reviewing the experience. The general conclusion is that it has been a big success, not the tragedy some had predicted or claimed. The remarkable thing is that the report claims the b... (more)


Face Off: Good Cops Do Exist Vs. There Are No Good Cops posted 01/13/2015, 8:22 AM (The Freeman)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Are there good cops, or are they all bad? Read these arguments from The Freeman and decide for yourself!... (more)


If Paris Killers Had Western Media on Their Side posted 01/13/2015, 8:21 AM (Washington's Blog)
[Category: Commentary]
Some killings are reported on in a slightly different manner from how the Charlie Hebdo killings have been. Rewriting a drone killing as a gun killing (changing just a few words) would produce something like this...... (more)

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