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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 ... (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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The Unintended Consequences of Banning the "World's Oldest Profession" posted 01/09/2015, 7:10 AM (Independent Institute)
[Category: Commentary]
Prostitution is known as "the world's oldest profession." Indeed, as far back at the 18th century B.C., the Code of Hammurabi contained provisions regarding rules and protection for sex workers. "Sacred prostitution," or sex associated with religious worship, occurred in many ancient societies and is well-documented. Over time, however, the sex industry has come under increased regulation. In the U.S., prostitu... (more)


Cop Arrested for His Violent Behavior to be Reinstated Despite the Department Not Wanting Him posted 01/09/2015, 7:09 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Des Moines, IA– Former Des Moines officer Cody Grimes, who was fired in 2013, is likely returning to the police force against the department’s wishes due to an expected order from the city’s civil service commission.

Grimes was fired after he was arrested for domestic abuse after allegedly beating and choking his ex girlfriend as they were in the process of breaking up. The officer was not arrested until three days after the assault despite police reports indicating the woman had
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'I Want To Kill Cops': Man Who 'Tried To Run Over' Officers posted 01/09/2015, 7:09 AM (New York Post)
[Category: General]
A man yelling “I want to kill cops” tried to run down two Port Authority Police officers with his car near the entrance to the ­Holland Tunnel Wednesday night in the latest attack on officers.

Matthew Christian Cash, who has an extensive criminal record, was barreling down a restricted fire lane near Varick and Watts streets when he barely missed cops patrolling the tunnel and smashed his silver Audi right into their ­police cruiser at about 8 p.m., authorities said.

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James Clapper Claims That Sony Hack 'The Most Serious Cyberattack On The US Yet'; Which Suggests No Serious Cyberattacks posted 01/09/2015, 7:09 AM (Techdirt)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
At a cybersecurity conference at Fordham university, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper apparently claimed that the Sony Hack was "the most serious cyberattack" made to date against the US. If that's true (and it's likely not), then that really kind of undermines all the claims about just how "serious" cyberattacks are to national security. Ye... (more)


So Much for Freedom of Speech in France posted 01/09/2015, 7:09 AM (Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
“French President François Hollande on Tuesday backed attempts to ban shows by a controversial French comedian who the government accuses of threatening public order with his anti-Semitic comments.

“Hollande's call for local officials to ban Dieudonné M’bala M’bala from theatres comes after the French cities of Nantes, Marseille, Bordeaux, and Tours banned his forthcoming
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One-Third of Americans - and 51 Percent of Democrats - Favor Hate Speech Laws posted 01/09/2015, 7:09 AM (Reason)
[Category: Big Brother/Orwellian]
A YouGov poll taken just last fall found that equal amounts of Americans support and oppose "hate speech laws," defined as laws that would "make it a crime for people to make comments that advocate genocide or hatred against an identifiable group based on such things as their race, gender, religion, ethnic origin, or sexual orientation.” Thirty-six percent said sure and 38 percent said no way. That's disturbing enough on its own, but here's something even more unsettling: Fully 51 percent of sel... (more)


New Jersey Police Captain Snaps, Attacks City Councilman in Her Car posted 01/09/2015, 7:09 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Newark, New Jersey – 43-year-old police captain Monique Smith is facing multiple charges after she attempted to run Newark City Councilman John Sharpe James off the road with her car.

She is now facing charges for aggravated assault, stalking, harassment, and criminal mischief. The officer is also facing multiple weapons charges, but the specifics on these charges have not been made clear.
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Obama to Propose Two Free Years of Community College for Students posted 01/09/2015, 7:09 AM (Politico)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
President Barack Obama will need the approval of Congress to realize his proposal for making two years of community college free for students.

So far, that plan doesn’t have an official price tag — other than “significant,” according to White House officials. If all 50 states participate, the proposal could benefit 9 million students each year and save students an average of $3,800 in tuition, the White House said.
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McDonald's Runs Out of French Fries in Venezuela posted 01/09/2015, 7:09 AM (Associated Press)
[Category: Economy]
"Most of the shortages in Venezuela are driven in part by the country's tight currency controls, which make it hard to get dollars at a subsidized rate for imports while creating a thriving black market for currency. As a result, the country either has the most expensive Happy Meal in the world ($27 the official exchange rate) or the cheapest (90 cents at the black market rate)."... (more)


Australia Raw Milk Producers Forced to 'Spoil' Their Own Milk for Sale posted 01/09/2015, 7:08 AM (Activist Post)
[Category: Economy]
The Australian government wants its people to literally "recoil in horror" if they ever dare to have a taste of unpasteurized fresh milk. So much so, they are forcing raw milk producers to contaminate their future milk goods with a bittering agent that would entirely preclude human consumption.

The "spoilage" we're talking about here is to prevent the possibility of people getting around the regulation to consume it or let their animals consume it by...ruining it! Making it not
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Flashback: The Chemist's War: The little-told story of how the U.S. government poisoned alcohol during Prohibition with deadly consequences.


Conservatives Just Don't Get It on Taxes posted 01/09/2015, 7:08 AM (Laurence M. Vance)
[Category: Commentary]
Now that the Republicans have regained the control of the Senate that they lost in the 2006 midterm election, conservatives are salivating about the prospect of “real” or “genuine” tax reform.

Conservatives believe that reforming the tax code by making it more efficient, more coherent, more transparent, and more equitable; eliminating the double taxation that discourages saving and investment; eliminating the “rat’s nest” of deductions, credits, and exemptions; broadening the tax
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Obama Admin. Unleashes 300 Regulations In The First Week Of 2015 posted 01/09/2015, 7:08 AM (The Daily Caller)
[Category: Economy]
This year is already seeing a wave of new regulations being published in the Federal Register as the Obama administration unveils 300 new rules in the first seven days of 2015, according to federal data.

Federal agencies have published 300 final rules, proposals for new rules and regulatory notices in the seven days since the new year began, according to the website Regulations.gov. The bulk of these new regulations are notices, which can lead to rulemakings, meetings and othe
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Styrofoam to Be Banned in New York City Beginning July 1 posted 01/09/2015, 7:08 AM (Entrepreneur.com)
[Category: Economy]
New Yorkers have fewer than six months to say goodbye to their Styrofoam cups.

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Thursday that all plastic-foam containers and packaging will be banned from New York City as of July 1. Restaurants, stores and manufacturers will no longer be allowed to possess, sell or offer items made with expanded polystyrene (EPS).
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Thursday January 8th, 2015

Extended Video Shows Aftermath of Tamir Rice Shooting; Cops Gave No Aid, Restrained Sister posted 01/08/2015, 10:33 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
From Reason.com:
Reporters for cleveland.com obtained extended footage of the killing of Tamir Rice. The full video demonstrates police officers' callous indifference to the boy they had wrongly shot. The two cops allowed hi... (more)


Cop Trying to Kill the Family Dog, Kills Woman Instead, In Front of her Husband and 4-year-old Son posted 01/08/2015, 3:19 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Burlington, IA — A Burlington Police officer, supervising a domestic dispute, shot and killed a woman in front of her house Tuesday morning.

The victim has been identified as 34-year-old Autumn Steele. The Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation (DCI), who is leading the investigation, has not released the name of the officer who shot her.

There is no indication that Steele or her husband were armed or that they posed a threat to the officer involved.

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New York Family Left Homeless After Police Rip Down Walls to Serve DWI Warrant posted 01/08/2015, 3:19 AM (Police State USA)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


DANBY, NY — A family has been left homeless after law enforcement agencies destroyed their entire house in the process of serving a warrant for a man for driving while intoxicated.

The home of David and Melissa Cady was condemned after armored police vehicles plowed through several walls while attempting to get 36-year-old Mr. Cady to surrender. A bench warrant had been issued a
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How Lithuanian Cops React to a Drunk, Aggressive American Girl posted 01/08/2015, 3:19 AM (Activist Post)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Lithuania has their own version of the TV series Cops as made apparent by this insightful Live Leak video. When watching Cops in other countries, a stark difference from the United States is so eye popping that it feels counter-intuitive at first, to the person who's used to American television.

An obviously intoxicated and distressed American girl is in Lithuania trying to get into an abandoned apartment building basement. It's 4 a.m. and she's waking the neighbors.
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Legalize Drunk Driving posted 01/08/2015, 3:19 AM (Jeffrey Tucker)
[Category: Commentary]
Most people have been there: a few drinks at a restaurant or bar and then into the car to get home. Am I over the legal limit? Hard to say. Is my driving impaired? It doesn't seem to be. But what if I get stopped? Will I lose my license, go to jail, and be disgraced in front of the community? It's a frightening prospect.

What's especially strange about this is the reason I fear. My arrest and punishment would not be for driving recklessly or for endangering other drivers. It woul
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Maryland Man Snaps, Uses Dump Truck to Demolish Two Police Cars posted 01/08/2015, 3:19 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]

Prince George’s County, MD — A rogue dump truck driver, apparently snap
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Should a Juvenile Serve 23 Years for Shooting a Retired Police Dog? posted 01/08/2015, 3:19 AM (New Times)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
On a Sunday evening in November 2012, three teenagers crept up to the sliding glass door at the back of the Palm Beach home belonging to Robert Boody, a Florida highway patrolman they knew was out on the job. On the other side of the glass, a vicious, cantankerous German shepherd barked violently. One of the teens raised a gun and shot three bullets through the glass and into the canine.

The dog, still alive despite the bullets it just took, ran off as the intruders entered the ho
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Police kill your dog, no big deal. You kill a police dog, life in prison.


This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories posted 01/08/2015, 3:19 AM (StoptheDrugWar.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A high-ranking DEA agent in Mexico is in trouble, so is a former North Carolina SBI narc, an Alabama police officer and a West Virginia jail guard. Let's get to it:

In Washington, DC, the DEA's resident agent in charge in northeastern Mexico was arraigned last month on charges he took reimbursements for doing "favors" on behalf of unnamed Mexican national
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LAPD Officer Pleads Guilty to Beating Teenage Relative for Bad Grades posted 01/08/2015, 3:19 AM (Los Angeles Times)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A Los Angeles Police Department officer pleaded guilty Wednesday to beating a teenager for poor grades and behavior, leaving bruises and welts on his body.

Daniel Hun Chun, 40, who was off-duty when the crime was committed, faces a maximum sentence of six months in jail, according to the Orange County district attorney’s office. He also faces a $2,000 fine.
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Two Florida Sheriffs Threaten to Arrest PINAC Reporter for Using "Fair DUI Flyer" posted 01/08/2015, 3:19 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Nearing two million views so far, the video that PINAC reporter Jeff Gray uploaded from a DUI checkpoint on New Year’s Eve is by far the most viral of all his videos on his Honor Your Oath Youtube channel, reposted on news sites throughout the country, showing him driving through a checkpoint with his window rolled up and his license, registration and proof of insurance hanging out the window in a plastic Ziploc bag.... (more)


Voluntary Exchange vs. Government Mandates posted 01/08/2015, 3:18 AM (Mises Institute)
[Category: Commentary]
The basic unit of all economic activity is the uncoerced, free exchange of one economic good for another. Moreover, the decision to engage in exchange is based upon the ordinally ranked subjective preferences of each party to the exchange. To achieve maximum satisfaction from the exchange, each party must have full ownership and control of the good that he wishes to exchange and may dispose of his property without interference from a third party, such as government.

The exchange w
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Let There Be Money posted 01/08/2015, 3:18 AM (Robert P. Murphy)
[Category: Economy]
For more than a century, skeptics of government power have rightly focused on the damage caused by interventions in money. As the market’s classic commodity moneys have been displaced by unbacked State-issued paper, libertarians — particularly those versed in Austrian economics — have disparaged fiat currencies and championed commodity-based money, especially gold and silver.

Unfortunately, the complaints against State fiat money can be imprecise at times, leading libertarians t
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Girl Cringes As Biden Goes In For Kiss During PR Stunt posted 01/08/2015, 3:18 AM (YouTube)
[Category: General]


Comedy gold.


Wednesday January 7th, 2015

Cop Fired After Driving Away From Fatal Shooting, Neglecting Duties to Spend Time With Her Cop Boyfriend posted 01/07/2015, 5:58 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - San Antonio Police officer Serena Botello has been fired and her appeal rejected after an investigation showed she went derelict on her duties 23 times in two months, often to spend time with a fellow SAPD officer who appears to be her live-in boyfriend. ... (more)


Pedestrian Hit By Car Dies After Responding Cop Hits Him A Second Time posted 01/07/2015, 5:58 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
KAUMAKANI, HI - 19-year-old Michael Kocher Jr. of Hanapepe, Hawaii died this past Friday night after a Kauai police officer responding to a report of a pedestrian being struck by a car hit the young man a second time.

Kocher was initially stuck by a Toyota Carolla while walking along the Kaumuali'i Highway at around 9:35 p.m. in the evening.

Kocher's niece Rayne Banasihan told the Garden Island newspaper Michael “was alive and responsive” after being struck ini
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Cops Punish Checkpoint Refusenik By Jailing Him For 19 Days On Charges Later Dropped posted 01/07/2015, 5:58 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


We've posted a lot of videos of checkpoint refusals gone right, but never forgot, when dealing with government agents you're dealing with people who are borderline illiterate and almost never know the specifics of the laws they're tasked to enforce (nor do they care to learn them). Such irrational crazies can, and do, frequently do irrational and crazy things, which this case from Reason illus
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Video Shows Cop Shoot Self While Fumbling With His Gun posted 01/07/2015, 5:58 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


A careless police officer fumbling with his gun while off-duty was filmed shooting himself in an elevator after a dinner-date with his wife. The cop is a 25-year-veteran on the force, yet evidently doesn't feel the need to use a safety.


Police: Entitled Bullies, Specially Protected 'Victims' posted 01/07/2015, 5:58 AM (William Norman Grigg)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
The advertised purpose of the Support Your Local Police Committee (or SYLP) is to keep "local" police departments independent of federal control. Will SYLP oppose efforts by the Fraternal Order of Police to define police officers as part of a "special protected" category under federal "hate crime" laws?

Citing the high-profile murders of six police officers in 2014, Chuck Canterbury, N
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Should the State Decide What You're Allowed to Eat? posted 01/07/2015, 5:55 AM (The Freeman)
[Category: Commentary]
Food has always been political. Throughout history, armies have razed crops and demographics have shifted in response to hunger. Political correctness now drives the civics of food with bountiful nations attempting to dictate what people can eat and how much. Why? For their own good.

The public debate revolves around whether a particular food choice is healthy or not. The real debate is, “Who should choose: you or someone else?” The defense of food freedom needs to turn on the ri
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Statelessness: They Say it Like it's a Bad Thing posted 01/07/2015, 5:54 AM (Thomas L. Knapp)
[Category: Commentary]
Last November, the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) launched a ten-year drive to end “the scourge of statelessness.” In December,  UNHCR Senior Regional Protection Officer on Statelessness Emmanuelle Mitte appealed to journalists (in west Africa and worldwide) to promote the effort, citing the press’s “responsibility to carry out advocacy, and sensit... (more)


Multiple Eyewitnesses Claim Unarmed Wichita Man had Hands Up Prior to Being Killed by Cops posted 01/07/2015, 5:54 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Wichita, Kansas – Witnesses in the shooting death of unarmed 23-year-old John Paul Quintero have come forward to refute police statements regarding the shooting death of Quintero.

The incident, which took place on Saturday night, began when Quintero's family called 911, saying Quintero was under the influence of alcohol and had threatened them with a knife at a party.

According to police, Quin
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Connecticut Teen Taken From Mother And Forced to Endure Chemotherapy posted 01/07/2015, 5:54 AM (Police State USA)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
HARTFORD, CT — A 17-year-old girl has been taken away from her mother and forced to endure unwanted, risky chemotherapy treatments that she absolutely opposes. The teen has been turned into a ward of the state and has been detained against her will in a hospital room for weeks without any choice in her own life-altering medical decisions or future.... (more)


Maryland Politician Says Local Paper Can't Use His Name Without Permission posted 01/07/2015, 5:54 AM (Techdirt)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
All Frederick County (MD) Councilman Kirby Delauter knows is that he doesn't like unfavorable press. Literally, that appears to be all he knows -- at least as far as press relations go. He apparently believes that he holds the power to decide whether his name appears in print, rather than the other way around. Delauter blew off a phone call from Frederick News-Post writer Bethany Rodgers seeking comment on a story and then turned around and called her out on Facebook for using his name without p... (more)


With Power of Social Media Growing, Police Now Monitoring and Criminalizing Online Speech posted 01/07/2015, 5:54 AM (Glenn Greenwald)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
"Like the law generally, criminalizing online speech is reserved only for certain kinds of people (those with the least power) and certain kinds of views (the most marginalized and oppositional). Those who serve the most powerful factions or who endorse their orthodoxies are generally exempt."... (more)


Tuesday January 6th, 2015

Texas Cop Fired After Tasing 76-Yr-Old For Driving With 'Expired Tags' That Were Perfectly Legal posted 01/06/2015, 5:25 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
It took almost a month, but the young punk cop who tasered a 76-year-old man for questioning his questionable traffic stop has finally been fired, the Victoria Advocate reports.

The cop, 23-year-old Nathanial Robinson suspected 76
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Police Use Battering Ram, Tasers During Raid On 'Young Looking People With Beer' posted 01/06/2015, 5:24 AM (Police State USA)
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DAMASCUS, MD — Police performed a violent raid on a birthday party based on a suspicion of ‘young looking people with beer,’ then dubiously confiscated guests’ cell phones when they were used to record the police.

The incident occurred on January 4th,  2014, at the home of George and Cathy Magas.  The couple’s son, Nicholas, was turning twenty-one years old, and he was allowed to invite a number of his friends to the home for a party.  Both his parents were present.

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Drunken, Violent Cop Arrested Twice in Four Months. Keeps His Job and Gets Paid Vacation posted 01/06/2015, 5:24 AM (The Free Thought Project)
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Chattagnooga, TN — A Chatanooga police detective has been arrested, again, within a four month time frame and he’s still being paid.

David Catching, 34, was arrested in September for suspicion of driving under the influence. He was reported to police for weaving in and out of cars, nearly striking many of them. Several beer bottles were found in his vehicle and he failed the field sobriety test.

The Times Free Press reported that Catchings tried to use his status as
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Fraternal Order Of Police Lobbies For New Federal Hate Crime Law posted 01/06/2015, 5:24 AM (Police State USA)
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The 300,000-member Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) is demanding that the U.S. Congress and President Barack Obama “act now” to expand the federal hate crimes statute and add police officers as a protected class.

In a recent press release, the police union boasts that it has spent years lobb
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