Multiple videos of the same violent arrest of three University of Alabama students quickly went viral when it happened, but it took until this week for the Tuscaloosa cops to release their body cam footage. ... (more)
Do men need to check their privilege? Gender activists tell us that men carry around with them an invisible knapsack of advantage. Well, is this true and is it the whole story? AEI Scholar Christina Hoff Sommers checks the facts.
Harnett County, North Carolina sheriff's deputies kicked a man's door down at 3:30am this past Sunday and killed him after he told them they couldn't search his home "without a search warrant."
After John Livingston, 33, shut his door in the deputies' faces with his demand for a warrant, his roommate says police "kicked in the door, got on top of him, started slinging him around [and] beat him." ... (more)
Los Angeles, CA - This week, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck announced the initiation of a new award intended to encourage police officers to find more peaceful resolutions to conflicts. The honorary medal was widely praised, but one group took severe, predictable offense to the gesture. A local police union, the Los Angeles Police Protective... (more)
In an experiment, social critic Mark Dice asks beachgoers in San Diego to sign a petition he said would rename the Capital of the United States to something else because Washington D.C. is named after George Washington, a slave owner.
Video has emerged showing two California deputies with the Alameda County sheriff's department brutally beating a suspect that was fleeing on foot with batons.
The footage, which was released by the San Francisco Public Defender's office on Friday, shows the officers chasing the man – identified as Stanislav Petrov – near the corner of Clinton Park and Stevenson Street at about 2:05 a.m. on Thursday in ... (more)
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has released a map of states that are known to use military grade spying technology known as "stingray". They have pinpointed 50 agencies across 21 states that use the intrusive illegal devise.
According to the ACLU "Stingrays, also known as "cell site simulators" or "IMSI catchers," are invasive cell phone surveillance devices that mimic cell phone towers and ... (more)
The hacktivist group Anonymous, engaged in electronic warfare against Islamic State, has declared 'total war' on the terror group following the deadly attacks in France, while pledging to hunt down every single supporter of the jihadist group online.
The combat mission to root out terrorism propaganda and recruitment networks from the internet was announced via a YouTube video, where a spokesman wearing the group’s symbol – the iconic Guy Fawkes mask – promised to “launch the big... (more)
“If it take 50,000 troops going in there and cleaning out Raqqa, the capital of the Islamic State, do it,” said Bill Kristol. “If ISIS is going to be destroyed, America has to be in the lead… you are going to need troops on the ground.”
“Yes,” Kristol said with a condescending tone, “Americans are a little war weary and they’re worried about ano... (more)
Speaking at the Virginia Coastal Policy Center, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy says,"'if you go up to anybody in the military who's been paying attention," they would say climate change is a major national security threat.
ADMINISTRATOR MCCARTHY: "I think if you go up to anybody in the military who's been paying attention as well, they will tel... (more)
President Barack Obama claimed ISIS was losing strength and was "contained" a day before the Paris attacks.
"I don't think they're gaining strength," he told ABC's George Stephanopolous on Thursday, which aired Friday on Good Morning America. "What is true is that from the start, our goal has been first to contain and we have contained them."
It was announced earlier today that the Sgt. Garry Wilson, of the Riviera Beach Police Department, has been charged with battery and criminal mischief, resulting from a confrontation he had with Isiah James over whether he should be using a handicapped parking space. (See video embedded below.)
In the incident, which James recorded on his cell phone, Wilson can be seen insistin... (more)
Students at Claremont McKenna College in California who are demanding a racially segregated "safe space" for "marginalized identities," silenced and embarrassed an Asian woman when she described how she had been racially harassed by an African-American man.
The exchange is damning because it illustrates how the "safe space" students don't really... (more)
At today's colleges, Martin Luther King Jr. would be hissed at for saying people should be judged by the content of their character and not the color of their skin. - Chris, InfoLib
A painful exchange with a young student who's organizing for free public colleges, cancellation of all student debt and $15/hour minimum wage for all campus employees. She doesn't really know how to pay for it, unfortunately.
In a story that perfectly encapsulates the insane degree to which our society has been neutered by political correctness, a nine year old child has been threatened with sexual harassment charges for writing a love letter to his classmate.
After a wrongful death lawsuit was filed by the family of Linwood Lambert Jr., dash cam video and video from a hospital security camera has been released of his May 4, 2013 encounter with South Boston, Virginia police. That video shows him being tazed over 20 times by Cpl. Tiffany Bratton, Officer Clifton Mann, and Officer Travis Clay while handcuffed. The tas... (more)
Yesterday, the Institute for Justice, which has long been a leader in the fight against the abusive practice of civil asset forfeiture, released a new edition of its important 2010 study Policing for Profit.
Civil asset forfeiture has been with us for centuries, but the Drug War has kicked the government's incentives to seize property without charge or trial into high gear. Federal seizures alone have gone from tens of millions to billions of dollars a year over the last generati... (more)
Interesting local story, after a party the young man got into his car with his three friends, all knowing he was drunk, then got in an accident driving 100mph where two of them died. The families and state are acting like he's a murderer, but ignore the fact his friends chose to get in the car with him knowing he was drunk. - Chris
Kissimmee, FL -- Charged with felony child abuse and battery, another school resource officer has been caught on surveillance video aggressively using excessive force against a student. Although the teen never made a violent or threatening gesture towards the officer, the recently released video clearly shows the cop assaulting the student before throwing him to the ground and nearly breaking his wrist.
Recorded on May 8, a security camera captured Alexis Richmond walking into... (more)