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Protesters Who Planned To Smash 'Police Brutality' Pumpkins Arrested For Littering, Assault posted 10/24/2014, 8:44 AM (Infowars)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Protesters in Clayton, Missouri, who planned to smash pumpkins with “police brutality” written on them were arrested before they had a chance to do so Monday, with one person even being charged with assault.

As crowds gathered outside the St. Louis County Justice Center to watch the protesters symbolically smash police brutality, the cops arrived and confiscated a number of pumpkins.
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New Hampshire Supreme Court Takes Up Meter Feeding posted 10/24/2014, 8:44 AM (TheNewspaper)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Officials in the city of Keene, New Hampshire are irate that a band of residents calling themselves Robin Hood of Keene have been feeding the parking meters to prevent the issuance of parking tickets. The Robin Hood group documents its activities on YouTube, which means members often end up following one of the city's three meter maids with a video camera. In a lawsuit that went before the state Supreme Court earlier this month, the city insisted that the court provide injunctive relief to thwar... (more)




"No Refusal" Blood Draw Checkpoint Planned for Ohio posted 10/24/2014, 8:44 AM (Infowars)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A “no refusal” checkpoint where drivers will be forced to stop and potentially submit to having their blood taken on the side of the road by law enforcement authorities is planned for Clark County, Ohio tomorrow.

“Every car will be checked to ensure that drivers are not impaired. If there is sufficient probable cause to believe that a driver is operating a vehicle while impaired, law enforcement will seek a blood search warrant from a “neutral and detached magistrate,” reports ABC
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NYPD Looking Into Arrest Of Subway Performer After Video Goes Viral; Arrest Voided posted 10/24/2014, 8:43 AM (CBS News)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


Fla. Sheriff May Be Liable For His Deputy Arresting Man For Videotaping posted 10/24/2014, 8:43 AM (Courthouse News Service)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (CN) - A Florida sheriff may be liable for his deputies' allegedly unlawful arrest of a man for filming an officer during a traffic stop, a federal judge ruled.

Bay County sheriff's deputy Chad Vidrine stopped Derrick Bacon for a traffic violation in September 2012. Bacon claimed that, after he admitted in traffic court that he had recorded his encounter with officers, Vidrine and another deputy stopped and interrogated him about the recording.
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Connecticut's Homeschooling Crackdown posted 10/24/2014, 8:43 AM (Mises Canada)
[Category: Big Brother/Orwellian]
Never to let a good crisis go to waste, the state is using this as a chance to crack down on a practice it has long disapproved of: homeschooling.

Reportedly as a response to the high profile shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, a commission of experts (one of the most terrifying phrases in the English language) under the supervision of the governor is recommending greater government oversig
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Federal Prosecutors Break Rules, Wreck Lives, and Get Promoted posted 10/24/2014, 8:42 AM (John Stossel)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
A group of Washington overlords—federal prosecutors—sometimes break rules and wreck people's lives. President Obama may soon appoint one of them to be America's next Attorney General.

The prosecutorial bullying is detailed in a new book by Sidney Powell, Licensed to Lie. She reports that the Department of Justice's (DOJ) narcissistic and dishonest prosecutors destroy people by doing things like deliberately withholding evidence.
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Thursday October 23rd, 2014

Mission Creeps: Homeland Security Agents Confiscate Women's Panties For 'Copyright Infringement' posted 10/23/2014, 7:40 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Big Brother/Orwellian]
Homeland security's mission has transformed from fighting terrorists to stealing women's underwear for supposed intellectual property violations.

From the Kansas City Star:
Peregrine Honig says she just wanted to help celebrate the hometown team when she designed Lucky Royals boyshorts.... (more)


Chicago Cop Who Assaulted 89-Yr-Old For Requesting He Stop Cursing Gets 3 Years posted 10/23/2014, 7:40 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
After having trouble with a gas pump, Chicago police officer David Barrett, 59, took his anger out on the station's attendants by screaming curses at them in front of a crowd of customers. ... (more)


The Compassion Of the State: Town Sells Mom's Home At Auction Over Unpaid $95 Tax Bill She Was Never Notified About posted 10/23/2014, 7:40 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


From The Daily Mail:
A woman from Georgia is pleading with council officials to be allowed to keep her home after it was foreclosed on and sold at auction - all because of an unpaid tax bill of $94... (more)




Call the Suicide Prevention Hotline -- Get Killed by a SWAT Team posted 10/23/2014, 7:39 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
They kill not because they want to, but because they think it's right to in some cases;

Have mercy on them and someday they may Have mercy on you — the Mercy Killers….
-- Theme to the imaginary TV show "The Mercy Killers," as presented in a 1978 Saturday Night Live sketch.

A still-unidentified 35-year-old man from Roy, Utah called a suicide prevention hotline at 4:00 a.m. Tuesday morning (October 2
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Exonerated Woman Contests 675-Day Lockup posted 10/23/2014, 7:39 AM (Courthouse News Service)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
CHICAGO (CN) - Police jailed a woman for nearly two years on a murder she could not have committed because she was already locked up at the time of the crime, she claims in Federal Court.

Yesenia Santiago filed suit Monday against Chicago and Detectives Carlos Cortez and Roger Sandoval.

She claims that cold-case detectives accused her in 2011 of killing Ismael Santana.

But Santiago "was incarcerated in the Illinois Department of Correc
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Man Brutalized & Stopped Over 20 Times in 5 Weeks by Cops Mistaking Him for Murderer posted 10/23/2014, 7:38 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Having a doppelganger can be risky business in a police state, just ask James Tully of Canadensis, Pennsylvania.

Tully has been harassed by police so many times since September that he has lost count of the incidents, and landed in the hospital.

Eric Frein, who was also living in Canadensis, is wanted for killing Corporal B
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Doctor Assaulted by Police at Dying Son's Birthday, Tasered so Many Times He Had a Heart Attack posted 10/23/2014, 7:38 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Montgomery, OH — Dr. Randal Cox was hosting his terminally ill son’s 18th birthday when six police officers from two different precincts showed up to his door.

When Dr. Cox opened the door he was attacked by the officers. The incident was captured on cellphone video from one of the guests at the party.

“Somebody grabbed me around the neck, they body slammed me then multiple people got on top of me then I started getting Tased,” said Cox.

Cox was then
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The Index Card of Allowable Opinion posted 10/23/2014, 7:37 AM (Thomas E. Woods, Jr.)
[Category: Commentary]
I think most people know what I mean when I speak of the gatekeepers of permissible discussion. On the left, sites like ThinkProgress and Media Matters smear and attack those uppity peons who stray from the ideological plantation that the Washington Post and the New York Times oversee. On the right it's neoconservative sites like the Free Beacon, who have built a nice little cabin on that plantation, and who rat out anyone who tries to run away. Why, we don't hold any of the dangerous views of t... (more)


Low Inflation? The Price Of Ground Beef Has Risen 17 Percent Over The Past Year posted 10/23/2014, 7:37 AM (The Economic Collapse)
[Category: Economy]
Thanks to the Federal Reserve, the middle class is slowly being suffocated by rising food prices.  Every single dollar in your wallet is constantly becoming less valuable because of the inflation the Fed systematically creates.  And if you try to build wealth by saving money and earning interest on it, you still lose because thanks to the Federal Reserve's near zero interest rate policies banks pay next to nothing on savings accounts.  The Federal Reserve wants you to either spend your money or ... (more)


This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories posted 10/23/2014, 7:37 AM (StoptheDrugWar.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A deputy US marshal goes gangster, more prison and jail guards get in trouble, and another pain pill-peddling police officer goes to prison. Just another week in the drug war. Let's get to it:

In Yuba City, California, a deputy US marshal was charged last Wednesday with stealing 24 pounds of marijuana in the guise of a drug raid. Deputy US Marshal Clorenzo Griffin and two other men
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Trooper Formally Charged With Raping Woman During Traffic Stop posted 10/23/2014, 7:37 AM (KTUL)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Charges were filed Thursday against a former state trooper accused of sexually assaulting women while on duty.... (more)


NY Police Commissioner Bill Bratton Latest To Complain About Phone Encryption posted 10/23/2014, 7:37 AM (Techdirt)
[Category: Big Brother/Orwellian]
The latest law enforcement official to enter into the "debate" over phone encryption is none other than NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton, most famous around Techdirt for being "not Ray Kelly." Bratton sees eye-to-eye with pretty much every other critic of Google's and Apple's move to provide encryption by default: this is bad for us (meaning "law enforcement"), therefore new laws.
Police Comm... (more)


Silk Road Prevented Violence And Was A "Transformative" Criminal Innovation posted 10/23/2014, 7:37 AM (City A.M.)
[Category: Economy]
The deep web black marketplace Silk Road, which was shut down last year, prevented violence associated with the illegal drug trade and represented a breakthrough in criminal innovation.

So concludes a new study by researchers at the University of Manchester and the University of Montreal.

Dubbed the "eBay" of drugs, the site was not, as many had thought, dominated by transactions between drug dealers and users, but appears to have had a significant level of dealer-t
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The Mystery Of The Disappearing Silk Road Murder Charges posted 10/23/2014, 7:37 AM (Daily Dot)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Drugs, hacking, money laundering, and above all else, murder.

The bust of the Silk Road was headline news around the world instantly thanks to these salacious details. But the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) claims that alleged Silk Road kingpin Ross Ulbricht carried out six shocking murder-for-hire plots against staff, vendors, and innocent bystanders—not to mention a
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Goodfellas actor files $250m lawsuit against The Simpsons for using his likeness posted 10/23/2014, 7:36 AM (The Guardian)
[Category: General]
Alongside Bumblebee Man, Doctor Colossus and German exchange student Uter Zorker, Louie is one of the more minor members of The Simpsons universe. He occasionally menaces Springfieldians at the behest of mob boss Fat Tony and he doesn’t even get a surname. But minor or not, he’s now at the heart of a $250m lawsuit, after Goodfellas actor Frank Sivero has claimed the Simpsons writers stole his likeness for the character.... (more)
Maybe Homeland Security should raid FOX HQ on this guy's behalf.


Wednesday October 22nd, 2014

Either Praise the Police, or Shut Up posted 10/22/2014, 6:32 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
"Don't just touch your chin -- bang it, man, bang it!"

Following Alexander the Great’s conquest of Persia, members of the Persian elite were required to prostrate themselves before their new ruler. Polyperchon, one of Alexander’s generals, sternly rebuked one of the Persians whose self-abasement was seen as inadequate.

“Come on, don’t just touch the floor with your chin,” demanded Alexander’s arrogant underling. “Bang it, man! Bang it!”

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EFF Guide: Know Your Rights When Dealing With Police posted 10/22/2014, 6:31 AM (EFF.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Your computer, phone, and other digital devices hold vast amounts of personal information about you and your family. This sensitive data is worth protecting from prying eyes, including those of the government.

The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects you from unreasonable government searches and seizures, and this protection extends to your computer and portable devices. But how does this work in the real world? What should you do if the police or other law enforceme
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Obstruction Convictions Uncover Recordings of LA Sheriff's Dept. Officers Threatening FBI Agents And Federal Witnesses posted 10/22/2014, 6:31 AM (Techdirt)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Above the law? The Los Angeles Sheriff's Department seems to feel it is. Or, at least, it felt that way right up until seven of its members were convicted of conspiracy and obstruction of justice. The convictions -- with sentences of 21-41 months -- are being appealed, but the evidence collected by ABC 7 of Los Angeles paints a very disturbing picture of a law enforcement agency ... (more)


SWAT Officers Wrongfully Detain This Man For Filming in Public, Then it Gets Really Infuratiating posted 10/22/2014, 6:31 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Tracy, CA — A video was uploaded to YouTube Tuesday which shows an infuriating interaction between a man practicing his first amendment right to film in public and arrogant SWAT officers.

The video was published to YouTube by Troy Stevenson.

Stevenson was a victim of ill informed police officers whose complete disregard for an individual’s rights, epitomizes the state of police today.

According to Stevenson he saw a raid going on in Tracy, which happe
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Prison Guard Admits to Sexually Assaulting Dozens of Inmates, Selling Drugs in Prison. No Jail Time posted 10/22/2014, 6:31 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
This week, James Johnson, a former Kentucky correctional officer, avoided jail time after he admitted to sexually assaulting dozens of inmates and supplying the prison with drugs.

Johnson worked at the Kentucky Correctional Institute for women in Pewee Valley, where he admittedly ran a drug ring inside the prison, and sexually assaulted a number of the inmates over a prolonged period of time.

On Monday, the 54-year-old was sentenced to seven years of probation, as a
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Land of the Free -- 1 in 3 Americans Are on File with the FBI in the U.S. Police State posted 10/22/2014, 6:31 AM (Liberty Blitzkrieg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
The sickening transformation of these United States into an authoritarian police state with an incarceration rate that would make Joseph Stalin blush, has been a key theme of my writing since well before the launch of Liberty Blitzkrieg. One of the posts that shocked and disturbed readers most, was published a little over a year ago titled:American Police Make an Arrest Every 2 Seconds in 2012. In the event you never read it, I suggest taking a look before tackling the rest of this piece.... (more)


Should Government Have the Power to Quarantine? posted 10/22/2014, 6:30 AM (Jeffrey Tucker)
[Category: Commentary]
Earlier this spring, when awareness of Ebola was just beginning to dawn, a case of infection appeared in the town of Harbel, Liberia. The biggest employer in the area is Firestone. The company immediately set up a quarantine area of its hospital for the infected woman, who soon died. They distributed hazmat suits to workers. They researched everything they could, built a treatment center, and set up a comprehensive response. Transmission stopped. Even now, the only cases seen in this area come f... (more)


Washington Officials Pursuing Wiretapping Charge Against Citizen who Recorded Cop and City Manager posted 10/22/2014, 6:30 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A Washington woman is facing a year in jail for secretly recording a meeting with a pair of public officials about how the local police department abused her husband.

Yakima City Manager Tony O’Rourke said he pursuing the case against the woman because it compromised his right to privacy, even though Yakima Police Captain Greg Copeland was also sitting in the room.
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Police Shootout Or Police Shooting? posted 10/22/2014, 6:30 AM (LEX18)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A little more than a month after police shot and killed a man in Richmond, Kentucky State Police still won't talk about the details of their investigation.

Specifically, they won't answer whether or not Jesse Gibbons, 29, was armed with a gun when police fired a hail of bullets at him. They also haven't said which officers, from which departments, fired their weapons.
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Good Cop? Lead Detective in the Murder of James Boyd Blows the Whistle on Albuquerque PD posted 10/22/2014, 6:30 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
“I discussed with Commander Montano my concerns of possible mishandling of evidence in this case and the lack of chain of custody to show who may now be in possession of this evidence may have gone.”

This past March, Officer Dominique Perez and Officer Keith Sandy of the Albuquerque Police Department shot and executed 38 year old  James Boyd, a mentally ill and homeless man after a long confrontation regarding his "illegally camping.”

Albuquerque Police claime
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Sheriff's Detective Fired For Planting Evidence & Falsely Reporting Courthouse Burglary posted 10/22/2014, 6:30 AM (KENS5)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
SAN ANTONIO -- A Bexar County Sheriff's detective was fired earlier this year for planting evidence and falsely reporting a burglary inside the Bexar County Courthouse, according to termination paperwork released by the sheriff's office Wednesday.... (more)


Hollow Justice and Courts of Order in an Age of Government-Sanctioned Tyranny posted 10/22/2014, 6:30 AM (The Rutherford Institute)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
“The Constitution is not neutral. It was designed to take the government off the backs of the people.”—Justice William O. Douglas
Justice in America makes less sense with each passing day.

A Michigan couple that has been raising chickens in their backyard as a source of healthy food for their family could get up to 90 days in jail for violating a local ban on backyard hens. A Kentucky prison guard who was charged with 25 counts of sexual abuse against fema
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Nevada Supreme Court Strikes Down Forced Motorist Blood Draw Law posted 10/22/2014, 6:29 AM (TheNewspaper)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Nevada on Thursday became one of a growing number of states backing off from the practice of drawing blood from motorists by force in light of the US Supreme Court's McNeely decision (view case). The high court forced states to reconsider past rulings that held the natural dissipation of alcohol in the bloodstream automatically constituted an "exigent circumstance" that allowed police to forgo obtaining a warrant before forcefully drawing a motorist's blood.
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School Inoculates Third Grader in 'Vaccine Pilot Program' Without Parental Permission posted 10/22/2014, 6:29 AM (Infowars)
[Category: Brave New World]
A mother in Meridian, Idaho is speaking out after a school nurse administered a flu vaccine to her 8-year-old child without her permission.

The West Ada School District, which is running a flu vaccination pilot program, allegedly vaccinated the third grader by mistake according to school administrators.

The child’s mother, Letisha Huff, says the misstep could have been detrimental to her young son’s health.

“At first I was very, very upset,” Huff told
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British Spy Chief Calls For Crackdown On Internet Freedom posted 10/22/2014, 6:29 AM (Infowars)
[Category: Big Brother/Orwellian]
The outgoing head of the GCHQ, the NSA’s UK equivalent, has slammed proponents of a free internet as ‘dreamers’, and defended those who spy on the communications of everyday people, saying they do “an extraordinary job.”

In a farewell speech at the Churchill War Rooms in Whitehall, Sir Iain Lobban demanded that GCHQ needs the power to “acce
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Obama Appointee Supports Individual Rights posted 10/22/2014, 6:29 AM (Randall Holcombe)
[Category: Commentary]
I've been critical of the Obama administration in the past, so it's nice to find something positive to say. This article says that President Obama's new acting head of the Justice Depa... (more)


Hungary Seeks Internet Tax Of .60c Per GB in 2015, Tax Plans Show posted 10/22/2014, 6:29 AM (Portfolio.hu)
[Category: Economy]
Hungary’s Economy Minister Mihály Varga has on Tuesday submitted to Parliament a draft on changes to the tax regime to be implemented in 2015. An amendment of the telecom law is also included, according to which the telecom tax would be extended to Internet services. The tax will be proportionate to data traffic and every gigabyte started will cost 150 forints.

Varga has already told a press conference earlier today that the scope of the telecom tax would be extended to I
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Adult Murder Charge for Pennsylvania Boy, 10, "Defies All Logic," Expert Says posted 10/22/2014, 6:29 AM (CBS News)
[Category: General]
A 10-year-old boy, who is described by his mother as having mental difficulties, is alone in a Pennsylvania county prison cell, charged as an adult with killing a 90-year-old woman. Prosecutors say they had no choice but to charge him in criminal court and house him in an adult correctional facility; the law requires it. ... (more)


3D-Printed Gun Maker Draws Jail Term In Japan posted 10/22/2014, 6:29 AM (ITworld)
[Category: Science/Technology]
A Japanese court on Monday sentenced a man to two years in prison for making firearms with a 3D printer.

The Yokohama District Court handed down the sentence to Yoshitomo Imura, a 28-year-old former employee of Shonan Institute of Technology who made a number of guns with a 3D printer in his home in Kawasaki outside Tokyo last year.
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EFF, Internet Archive, and reddit Oppose New York's BitLicense Proposal posted 10/22/2014, 6:28 AM (Electronic Frontier Foundation)
[Category: Economy]
San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), along with reddit and the Internet Archive, today filed formal comments with the New York State Department of Financial Services opposing the state's proposed regulations for digital currencies such as Bitcoin. In the letter, EFF argues that on top of damaging privacy and harming innovation, New York's "BitLicense" regulatory scheme also risks i... (more)


'Django Unchained' Actress, Boyfriend Charged With Lewd Conduct posted 10/22/2014, 6:28 AM (NBC Southern California)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
"Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts and her boyfriend Brian James Lucas have each been charged with one count of lewd conduct for allegedly having sex in public moments before they were involved in an altercation with LAPD officers.

Each faces up to six months in jail and a $1,000 fine if convicted on the misdemeanor charges, according to the Los Angeles City Attorney's office.
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Vegetarians May Have Low Sperm Count posted 10/22/2014, 6:29 AM (The Economic Times)
[Category: Health]
LOS ANGELES: Men who are vegans and vegetarians may have significantly reduced sperm counts than meat eaters, according to a new study.... (more)


Paralysed Man Walks Again After Treatment By British Doctors On Brink Of 'Cure' For Paralysis posted 10/22/2014, 6:29 AM (The Independent)
[Category: Science/Technology]
Millions of paralysis sufferers are today offered the possibility of a cure for the first time after a new technique pioneered by British doctors allowed a man with a severed spinal cord to recover the ability to walk.... (more)


Tuesday October 21st, 2014

Chicago Cops Loot Taxpayers For Settlement After Beating Woman During Raid; Video 'May Inflame Jury' posted 10/21/2014, 5:52 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
From the Chicago Tribune:
The city of Chicago is expected to pay $150,000 to settle a federal lawsuit brought by a woman who accused police of hitting, threatening and berating her during a July 2013 raid at a North Side tanning salon.

Jianqing Klyzek sued 10 Chicago police officers in May, and the city decided to quick
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Police Officer Blames Everyone Else But Police Officers For The Public's General Distrust Of Law Enforcement posted 10/21/2014, 5:52 AM (Techdirt)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Deputy Matt -- the pseudonym employed by the law enforcement officer behind this op-ed -- is here to blame everyone else but he and his fellow officers for today's law enforcement-hostile climate. It all leads back to Ferguson…
When we finally located the son, who is of mixed ethnicity (dad is white, mom is Hispanic), he instantly began cussing and yelling at us. H... (more)


33 Police Officers Fire 600 Bullets into Car Knowing It Contained a Hostage posted 10/21/2014, 5:51 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


An attorney for the family of Misty Holt Singh spoke out on Thursday, asserting that Stockton police used unreasonable force in the July 16th incident when they took the life of this 41 year old mother of two.

Holt-Singh was taken hostage by robbers at Bank of the West in Stockton, California, in front of her 12 year old daughter who was waiting for her in the car.

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South Carolina Town Ordered to Pay Nearly $100,000 for Hiring Cop with Troubled Past who Ended up Killing Mayor posted 10/21/2014, 5:51 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
[Pictured: Bert Reeves, left, and Randall Price, right.]

A federal jury awarded an astronomical $97.5 million dollars to the family of a former  mayor who was shot and killed by a police officer with a troubled past.

Now the town of Cottageville, population 750, is wondering how and if it will ever pay the money to the family of Bert Reeves, who was killed by Randall Price, a cop who had been through eight jobs in 11 years, including having been fired from se
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Washington DC Metro Police Also Have A Stingray And Have Been Using It To Do Normal Police Work posted 10/21/2014, 5:51 AM (Techdirt)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
The facts are in, thanks to Vice Media and Jason Leopold. Washington, DC police have a Stingray cell tower spoofer and have been using it for several years. The Metropolitan Police Department was an early adopter, but moving too fast cost it about five years of use.
Back in 2003, the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) in Washington, DC wa... (more)


Police Dog Dies After Left In Cruiser For 4 Hours posted 10/21/2014, 5:51 AM (Associated Press)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — A police dog in northeast Ohio died from heatstroke after being left in a police cruiser for more than four hours last month, officials said.

The Montville Township police department K-9, Beny, died on Sept. 28 after Sgt. Brett Harrison left the dog in a cruiser in the station parking lot from about 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., according to a statement from police Tuesday. The cruiser was off and the windows were closed.

An administrative investigation con
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Think The Government Must Convict You Of A Crime Before It Can Punish You For It? Think Again. posted 10/21/2014, 5:51 AM (Radley Balko)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Most Americans probably believe that the government must first convict you of a crime before it can impose a sentence on you for that crime. This is incorrect: When federal prosecutors throw a bunch of charges at someone but the jury convicts on only some of those charges, a federal judge can still sentence the defendant on the charges for which he was acquitted. In fact, the judge can even consider crimes for which the defendant has never been charged.... (more)


Apple May Want To Protect Your Phone Data From Snooping, But It's Snarfing Up Your Local Desktop Searches posted 10/21/2014, 5:51 AM (Techdirt)
[Category: Big Brother/Orwellian]
So, Apple got plenty of kudos from security and privacy folks in deciding to encrypt mobile phone data, but over on the desktop side, apparently the message hasn't quite gotten through. Instead, it appears that the latest Mac operation system has the company automatically sending all of your desktop searches back to Apple. These aren't i... (more)


Let the Market Contain Ebola posted 10/21/2014, 5:50 AM (Thomas L. Knapp)
[Category: Commentary]
American politicians’ attempts to create panic over a potential Ebola outbreak in the United States seem to have failed. Family and other contacts of US “patient zero” Thomas Eric Duncan completed a 21-day quarantine with no new cases appearing in that pool. Two nurses who treated Duncan are now symptomatic, but this seems to be a matter of early protocol failure (in any new health care situation i... (more)


Obama Repeats: You Can't Get Ebola on a Bus--Day After Bus Quarantined in D.C. posted 10/21/2014, 5:49 AM (CNS News)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
(CNSNews.com) - On Saturday--one day after a bus that had departed from the Pentagon was quarantined on Capitol Hill in an Ebola false alarm--President Barack Obama issued a video message to Americans telling them that "you cannot get it [Ebola] from just riding on a plane or a bus."

"Ebola is actually a difficult disease to catch. It's not transmitted through the air like the flu," Obama said in his weekly video message. "You cannot get it from just riding on a plane or
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Police Pleasantly Surprised To Learn Man They Shot Was Armed (Satire) posted 10/21/2014, 5:48 AM (The Onion)
[Category: General]
LEXINGTON, KY (The Onion) - Following a pedestrian stop Monday night during which they fired their weapons on a suspicious individual, patrol officers for the Fayette County Police Department were pleasantly surprised to discover the man they shot was armed, sources confirmed.... (more)


Monday October 20th, 2014

Video: Cop Arrests Subway Performer For Singing, Despite Cop Reading Aloud Rule Saying It's Permitted posted 10/20/2014, 4:14 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


A New York subway performer was arrested and violently assaulted by a NYPD officer for the crime of inadvertently making the officer look like a fool. Street performer Andrew Kalleen, 30, was arrested Friday of last week after explaining to the officer he was allowed to sing in the New York City subway the officer was patrolling, pointing to Section 1050.6c of the MTA's transit rules, whi
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Video Shows Officer Coaxing Friendly Pets Closer With Kissing Noises Before Opening Fire posted 10/20/2014, 4:14 AM (Police State USA)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
CLEBURNE, TX — Body-cam video shows how an officer coaxed a family dog toward him with friendly kissing sounds before raising his weapon and firing.

The incident took place on August 10, 2014, when dogs belonging to Quinton Tatum and Amanda Henderson escaped from their fenced-in yard while the married couple was not at home. Some neighbors called the government to complain that the dogs were loose and interfering with them walking from their car to their house.

Whe
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Reading the Road Map to a Police State posted 10/20/2014, 4:14 AM (The Independent Institute)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
"There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice." —Charles de Montesquieu

If there was any silver lining to the horrifying events that took place in Ferguson, Missouri which riled the month of August, it has finally brought the issue of police militarization to the forefront. As outrageous as the police shooting death of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown was, the brutal law enforcement response in the for
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County Justifies Warrantless Raids Because Cannabis Plants Are An 'Immediate Danger' posted 10/20/2014, 4:14 AM (Police State USA)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
LAKE COUNTY, CA — Hundreds of individuals in the county have come forward in a joint lawsuit alleging that police conducted warrantless searches and seizures of their property because of the suspicion of unregulated plant growth.

The plaintiffs, whose numbers exceed 200 in the lawsuit, claim that police have systematically raided people who were legally qualified to grow cannabis for medical purposes, destroyed their property, and left them suffering without their medicine. A num
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