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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
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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.

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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)


What Dallas's Historically Low Murder Rate Can Teach Us About Policing posted 01/13/2015, 8:21 AM (Washington Post)
[Category: Commentary]
Here at The Watch, we've praised Dallas Police Chief David Brown and his staff for the department's community-oriented approach to policing, openness and transparency about excessive force, its rejection of law enfo... (more)


San Antonio Officer Charged With Stealing Items During Call posted 01/13/2015, 8:21 AM (Associated Press)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A San Antonio police officer has been arrested on allegations he stole thousands of dollars, marijuana and a rifle from a couple during a disturbance call.... (more)


Hotter Than Lava: Police's Everyday Use Of Flashbang Grenades posted 01/13/2015, 8:21 AM (ProPublica)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Every day, cops toss dangerous military-style grenades during raids, with little oversight and horrifying results.... (more)


Beware the Violent Extremists: Western Governments posted 01/13/2015, 8:21 AM (Bionic Mosquito)
[Category: Commentary]
We know that governments of the west don’t mind violence – being the leading cause of violent death and destruction on the planet.... (more)


Chilling Effects On Chilling Effects As DMCA Archive Deletes Self From Google posted 01/13/2015, 8:21 AM (Techdirt)
[Category: Big Brother/Orwellian]
Over the weekend, TorrentFreak noted that the website Chilling Effects had apparently removed itself from Google's search index after too many people complained. ... (more)


America's Dirtiest Cops: Cash, Cocaine, Corruption on the Texas Border posted 01/13/2015, 8:21 AM (Rolling Stone)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
How an elite anti-narcotics task force became the most brazen drug thieves on the Texas border... (more)


Sheriff's Deputies: Department of Public Safety Officer Arrested, Accused of Groping Woman During Traffic Stop posted 01/13/2015, 8:21 AM (The Advocate)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Authorities on Sunday arrested a Department of Public Safety officer accused of groping a woman during a traffic stop Saturday and then misleading investigators.

Michael Selders, 47, pulled over a woman for a traffic stop early Saturday on La. 67 near Port Hudson Pride Road, according to an arrest report. He later told East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff’s investigators it was because she had run a red light.

The woman, who was driving home from work, told deputies that
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McDowell Officer Arrested On Stalking, Harassment Charges posted 01/13/2015, 8:21 AM (Bluefield Daily Telegraph)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
WELCH — A member of the Welch Police Department, and the current police chief of Gary, has been arrested on charges of stalking and harassing after investigators say he pulled a woman over in a police cruiser and propositioned her to have sexual intercourse with him.

The McDowell County Sheriffs Office arrested Patrick Sherman McKinney, 52, of Welch, after conducting an investigation into a complaint about a Welch Police Officer stalking and harassing a female person, Sheriff Mart
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Nationalizations in Cuba and the United States posted 01/13/2015, 8:20 AM (Jacob G. Hornberger)
[Category: Commentary]
Proponents for continuing the Cold War-era U.S. embargo against Cuba, many of whom are Latin Americans, say that as a condition for lifting the embargo, the U.S. government should require the Cuban government to compensate, either with damages or restoration, U.S. companies and even Cuban citizens for the Castro regime’s nationalization of their properties more than 50 years ago.

Really?

Pray tell: What business is it of the U.S. government to right the wrongs that
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Free Trade: The Engine of Revolution posted 01/13/2015, 8:19 AM (Wendy McElroy)
[Category: Economy]
Cutting off trade does not punish “the enemy” but strengthens him.... (more)


Creator Of Viral Video About Homeless Man Is Under Fire Yet Again posted 01/13/2015, 8:21 AM (Vocativ)
[Category: General]


An Internet prankster under fire for possibly staging a viral video in which he helps a generous homeless man is now being accused of trying to cover his tracks during what’s become the video’s most controversial scene.

[...]in a new video, the cashier of Euclid Liquor & Market seems to confirm Kadalim’s account. Speaking with Cody Roeder, a vocal Lin
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Monday January 12th, 2015

NYPD Cops Told No Vacations Until Work Slowdown Ends posted 01/12/2015, 2:09 PM (New York Post)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
It’s a slowdown showdown.

At precincts across the city, top brass are cracking the whip on summons activity and even barring many cops from taking vacation and sick days, The Post has learned.

Throughout the city, precincts are being ordered to hand up to borough commanders “activity sheets” indicating the number of arrests and summonses per shift, sources told The Post.

“Police officers around the city are now threatened with transfers, no vacation t
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Cue Merle Haggard singing "Are the Good Times Really Over."


NYPD Pouts And Refuses To Do Their Duty; Residents Split Between Applauding And Failing To Notice posted 01/12/2015, 2:08 PM (Techdirt)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
As you may be aware, things have gotten weird with the NYPD over the past several weeks. In what amounts to the police force in our nation's largest city throwing a temper tantrum over either the brutal murder of 2 officers or the sudden attention being paid to how police officers treat the city's minority residents in the wake of the stop and frisk scandals and the death of Eric Garner, the NYPD's numbers are all down. Arrests are down somewhere in the neighborhood of 50%, and citat... (more)


Albuquerque DA Brings Murder Charges Against Police Who Killed Homeless Camper James Boyd posted 01/12/2015, 2:08 PM (KRQE News 13)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – The District Attorney’s Office has charged the Albuquerque officers who shot and killed homeless camper James Boyd with murder. This is the first time APD officers have ever faced charges for shooting someone.

Helmet-cam video captured Keith Sandy and Dominique Perez firing three shots each which killed Boyd in March 2014. The shooting has sparked protests throughout the city several times since last summer, and while many of them were peaceful, some protester
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If You're Stopped for Driving 92 in a 70 MPH Zone, You Get a Ticket, Unless You're an Off-Duty Cop posted 01/12/2015, 2:08 PM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Des Moines, IA — Dashcam
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Saudi Blogger Lashed in Public for "Insulting Islam" posted 01/12/2015, 2:08 PM (i24news)
[Category: Geopolitics]
Saudi Arabian blogger, Raif Badawi, has been publicly flogged after he was accused of insulting Islam.

The whipping was confirmed by Amnesty International who said that he received the first round of 50 lashes in public after Friday prayers.

Raef Badawi, 30, was sentenced on November 5 after questioning the Gulf kingdom’s direction on the now-banned Liberal Saudi Network, which he set up.
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Our leaders' finest ally!


Texas Cop Fired After Tasing 76-Yr-Old Wants Job Back, 'Nothing Unreasonable At All About Level Of Force' posted 01/12/2015, 6:55 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Former Texas police officer Nathanial Robinson, 23, who was just fired over tasing a 76-year-old man for driving with "expired tags" that were perfectly legal, is appealing to get his job back.

The Victoria Advocate reports:
Greg Cagle, a Texas Municipal Police Association lawyer hired... (more)


Cops Worried After Citizens Engage in a New Form of Crowd-Funded, Direct Action Against Police State posted 01/12/2015, 6:55 AM (FilmingCops.com)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
STOCKTON -- Citizens in Stockton, California have taken a new approach to activism.

Rather than sticking to the traditional form of protest in which signs are held and slogans are chanted, these citizens have taken direct action and offered a grassroots, crowd-funded incentive structure to end police brutality in their community.

They have offered a $2,500 reward to anybody who submits information leading to the arrest or termination of cops who brutalize or kill pe
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State And Crime posted 01/12/2015, 6:55 AM (Peter Bistoletti)
[Category: Commentary]
There are three types of "crimes", however two of those should not be considered as such. Let me explain.
1) Crimes against so called natural rights, conferred by natural law. Natural rights are universal ethical rules, developed over thousands of years and e. g. to be found in the commandments of all large religions. These natural rights link the Non Aggression Principle (NAP) to the respect for private property- you shall not kill, steal, covet your neighbor's house, use vio... (more)


Obama Declares War On 'Extremism' – Are You An 'Extremist' According To His Definition? posted 01/12/2015, 6:55 AM (The Economic Collapse)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Do you know what an “extremist” is?  In the wake of the horrible terror attacks on the offices of Charlie Hebdo in France, Barack Obama is speaking very boldly about the need to win the war against “extremists”, and he has announced plans to host a major global summit on “extremism” next month.  And on the surface that sounds great.  But precisely how are we supposed to determine whether someone is an “extremist” or not?  What criteria should we use?  As you will see below, your definition of an... (more)


Public School Now Programming Children to Celebrate Police State and Dress in Blue to "Thank Cops" posted 01/12/2015, 6:55 AM (FilmingCops.com)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
BAKERSFIELD — Elementary school children are now being pressured to obediently offer their support for the police state.

Like Martin Luther King Jr. Day, cops are trying to start their own new holiday called “Law Enforcement Appreciation Day,” as if they are an oppressed group who struggle to overcome tyranny.

Worse, impressionable children were instructed to celebrate it.

The Fresno People’s Media notes  that the day “isn’t actually a holiday at
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Man Says Cop Scaled Guarded Area, Killed Dog posted 01/12/2015, 6:55 AM (Courthouse News Service)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
(CN) - A Columbus, Ohio, police officer killed a $35,000 guard dog named Cypress von Bildsten while trespassing on private property, a federal complaint alleges.

Mark Bildsten filed the complaint Tuesday against Columbus, its police division, Chief Kim Jacobs and the as-yet identified officers he says shot and killed his German shepherd on June 27, 2012.

Bildsten says he had been the one to summon the police after receiving a call from a neighbor who spot
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Massachusetts Woman Arrested for Wiretapping After Openly Recording Cop posted 01/12/2015, 6:55 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A woman in Massachusetts was arrested on wiretapping charges after she openly recorded a cop, which once again shows cops are clueless about the laws they are supposed to enforce.

After all, the state’s wiretapping law makes it a crime to secretly record others, even if they don’t have an expectation of privacy.

However, holding the recording device in plain view, even if the person does not verbal state they are recording, is lawful.
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UK Intelligence Boss: We Had All This Info And Totally Failed To Prevent Charlie Hebdo Attack... So Give Us More Info posted 01/12/2015, 6:55 AM (Techdirt)
[Category: Big Brother/Orwellian]
We already wrote about surveillance state opportunists like Michael Hayden using the Charlie Hebdo attacks as evidence for why the surveillance state should be allowed to spy on everyone, and now the head of the UK's MI5 intelligence agency has similarly used the attack as an excuse to demand more surveillanc... (more)


Chomsky on Charlie Hebdo: 'We Are All - Fill in the Blank' posted 01/12/2015, 6:55 AM (Noam Chomsky)
[Category: Commentary]
Terrorism is not terrorism when a much more severe terrorist attack is carried out by those who are Righteous by virtue of their power... (more)


The Biggest Threat to French Free Speech isn't Terrorism. It's the Government. posted 01/12/2015, 6:55 AM (Jonathan Turley)
[Category: Commentary]
Within an hour of the massacre at the headquarters of the Charlie Hebdo newspaper, thousands of Parisians spontaneously gathered at the Place de la Republique. Rallying beneath the monumental statues representing Liberty, Equality and Fraternity, they chanted "Je suis Charlie" ("I am Charlie"... (more)


License To Kill: The Police Threat Is Too High posted 01/12/2015, 6:55 AM (Paul Craig Roberts)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
The hypocrisy of American police is beginning to bother even law and order conservatives. The New York Police Department is rivaling the black community in Ferguson in keeping alive the murders of their community members.

We are constantly reminded of how dangerous it is to be a police officer. A total of 50 police officers were reportedly killed last year in the "line of duty," but the police themselves managed to kill 1,029 Americans during the same time period, most of whom wer
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New York Police Officers Are Quick to Resort to Chokeholds, Inspector General Finds posted 01/12/2015, 6:54 AM (New York Times)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
The first investigation by New York City’s police inspector general includes the finding that in several cases where officers were found to have used a chokehold, the banned maneuver was the officer’s initial physical response to verbal resistance.

The 45-page report, released on Monday, follows the death in July of Eric Garner on Staten Island after an arresting officer placed him in a chokehold, a tactic that was banned by the Police Department two decades ago. The report looks
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Cop Charged with Obstructing Emergency Services in Attempt to Cover for Friend posted 01/12/2015, 6:54 AM (Times Leader)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A Larksville firefighter who also works part time as an Edwardsville police officer faces misdemeanor charges after police say he tried to cover up a crash involving his friend.

[....]Larksville fire engineer Robert Palchanis told police that he was filling out an incident response report soon after arriving when Fronzoni approached him and instructed him “‘to not totally fill out the report,’” police say. Palchanis allegedly said he could smell alcohol on Fronzoni while speaking
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LAPD Cop Pleads Not Guilty to Lewd Acts, Indecent Exposure in Huntington Beach posted 01/12/2015, 6:54 AM (OC Register)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A Los Angeles Police Department officer accused of exposing himself to females in a Huntington Beach nature reserve pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of lewd acts and indecent exposure.

Ryan Eric Galliher, 33, is accused of walking up to five victims on six separate occasions last year and exposing himself at the Bolsa Chica Wetlands. Officials said Galliher was off duty when he allegedly exposed himself to the victims, who range in age from 12 to 80 years old.

[
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'Silk Road Reloaded' Just Launched on a Network More Secret than Tor posted 01/12/2015, 6:54 AM (Motherboard)
[Category: Economy]
A new anonymous online drug market has emerged, but instead of using the now infamous Tor network, it uses the little known "I2P" alternative.

"Silk Road Reload​ed" launched today, and is only accessible by downloading the special I2P software, or by configuring your computer in a certain way to connect to I2P web pages, called 'eepsites', and which end in the suffix .i2p.
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Sunday January 11th, 2015

Ron Paul: "Reality Is Now Setting In For America... It Was All Based On Lies & Ignorance" posted 01/11/2015, 4:35 PM (The Ron Paul Institute)
[Category: Commentary]
If Americans were honest with themselves they would acknowledge that the Republic is no more. We now live in a police state. If we do not recognize and resist this development, freedom and prosperity for all Americans will continue to deteriorate. All liberties in America today are under siege.

It didn't happen overnight. It took many years of neglect for our liberties to be given away so casually for a promise of security from the politicians. The tragic part is that the more sec
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Albuquerque Cop Mistakenly Guns Down Undercover Narcotics Officer During Bungled $60 Meth Bust posted 01/11/2015, 4:35 PM (The Raw Story)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
An undercover narcotics officer nearly died on Friday after he was shot by an Albuquerque police officer during a drug bust over $60 of methamphetamine.

According to the Albuquerque Journal, Police Chief Gorden Eden announced on Saturday that the undercover officer was in critical condition. However, Eden did not name any of the officers who were involved in the s
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Man Exonerated After Spending 21 Years In Prison For Murder He Did Not Commit After 'Policeman Framed Him By Convincing Woman To Testify She Saw Him Shoot Victim' posted 01/11/2015, 4:35 PM (The Daily Mail)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A man who spent 21 years in prison for murder had his conviction overturned today - and says he lost decades behind bars because of a crooked cop.

Derrick Hamilton, 49, was imprisoned for supposedly murdering Nathaniel Cash in 1991, but has always been adamant he had nothing to do with it.

Instead, he says, he was locked up because former NYPD detective Louis Scarcella intimidated a woman into claiming she witnessed him shoot Cash dead.

Cash’s girlfri
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Smirking Thug Who Attacked Lady Subway Worker Was An NYPD Cop, Surprise! posted 01/11/2015, 4:35 PM (Wonkette)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
"...the New York Police Department requested the public’s help in finding a man who grabbed an MTA worker, threw her on the ground, throttled her, and then ran away with a jaunty and satisfied smirk on his face. A few days later, the man turned himself in. It turns out that who the NYPD was on the hunt for was one Mirjan Lolja (yes, LOL-ja. yes.) — a 7 year veteran of the NYPD, who apparently heroically took it upon himself to continue the NYPD’s public relations campaign on his off time."... (more)


Saturday January 10th, 2015

NYPD 'Slowdown' Saves Taxpayers $10M A Week In Parking Ticket Fines posted 01/10/2015, 8:34 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
The New York Post is reporting the NYPD's slowdown in issuing parking tickets is "costing the city $10m a week in revenue."

From the perspective of the state's tax-victims, that means taxpayers are saving $10m a week.

The New York Post reports:
The city is losing about $10 million per week on parking ticket revenue because of the NYPD work slowd... (more)


NJ Man Arrested for Refusing to Hand Over Camera as "Evidence" After Cop Veers Off Road posted 01/10/2015, 8:34 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


A New Jersey man was arrested Thursday after refusing to hand over his video camera to a cop, who insisted he needed it as “evidence,” even though case law makes it very clear that citizens do not have to give up their footage unless their camera was used in the commission of a crime.

You would think a detective from the prosecutor’s office would know better.

But t
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Florida Couple Receives $30K Payout for Arrest Captured in Viral Video posted 01/10/2015, 8:34 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


An Ocala, Florida couple each received $15,000 in an outside settlement after a federal civil rights lawsuit was brought against the local sheriff's department.

Jason and Stacy Pomales filed separate lawsuits in June with the Ocala division of the U.S. District Court, claiming their civil rights were violated when they were arrested outside of a house
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Venezuelans Throng Grocery Stores Under Military Protection posted 01/10/2015, 8:34 AM (Bloomberg)
[Category: Economy]
Shoppers thronged grocery stores across Caracas today as deepening shortages led the government to put Venezuela’s food distribution under military protection.

Long lines, some stretching for blocks, formed outside grocery stores in the South American country’s capital as residents search for scarce basic items such as detergent and chicken.

“I’ve visited six stores already today looking for detergent -- I can’t find it anywhere,” said Lisbeth Elsa, a 27-year-old j
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Friday January 9th, 2015

Rise of the Nanny Police State: Town Governments Across the US Ban Sledding posted 01/09/2015, 9:32 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Dubuque, Iowa – Local politicians in cities and towns across America have implemented laws that will ban children from sledding.

Town officials in Dubuque, Iowa for example, have banned sledding in 48 of its 50 parks because they fear that children will get hurt and that their parents could sue the city.

“We have all kinds of parks that have hills on them. We can’t manage the
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Bitcoin Jesus Denied Entry To U.S. After Renouncing Citizenship posted 01/09/2015, 7:16 AM (Wendy McElroy)
[Category: Economy]
Roger Ver is a virtual currency millionaire who has been dubbed the Bitcoin Jesus because of his avid advocacy of the blockchain money, which includes his seeding many businesses that use it. Last year, the libertarian-anarchist became a citizen of the Caribbean nation of St. Kitts and Nevis and renounced his American citizenship. Ver may be a bellwether of how the US plans to treat those who renounce their citizenship or who are otherwise inconvenient expats.

A frequent speaker
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Police in the US Kill Citizens at Over 70 Times the Rate of Other First-World Nations posted 01/09/2015, 7:10 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
In case you’ve been under a rock lately, it is becoming quite clear that police in the US can and will kill people, even unarmed people, even on video, and do so with impunity.

The tallying methods, or rather lack thereof, used by both the FBI and individual police departments to count the amount of people killed by police, have been shown to be staggeringly inaccurate. 

However, this inability of the government to count the number of people it kills, has been m
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