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5 Examples of the Rise of German Free-Speech Nazis
September 05, 2018
September 5, 2018. To paraphrase Nietzsche, he who fights Nazis should be sure that in the process, he himself does not become a Nazi. ...
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Vigilantes with a Badge: Warrior Cops Endanger Our Lives and Freedoms
August 28, 2018
August 28, 2018. Americans are now eight times more likely to die in a police confrontation than they are to be killed by a terrorist. ...
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Why “Permit Patty” Called the Cops on an 8-Year-Old Entrepreneur
June 27, 2018
June 27, 2018. This is a symptom of our society's "entrepreneurial decay." ...
Overzealous Cop Mows Down Pedestrian While Attempting Traffic Stop
June 19, 2018
June 19, 2018. It doesn't matter how good the intentions, overly aggressive policing gets people killed. ...
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David Hogg Just Got “SWATTED”. Here’s Why That’s So Messed Up.
June 06, 2018
Whatever your feelings on David Hogg's politics, it is sickening to see this kind of state violence directed at an innocent person. And far too easy for any random citizen to target their enemies with this tactic. ...
Alcohol Companies Calling for Draconian Police State Measures to Driving on Weed
June 05, 2018
June 5, 2018. Alcohol companies funded a report advocating testing impaired drivers for marijuana. But the tests don't work. ...
Why an Illegal Phone Search Got This Man Kicked Out of the USA
May 25, 2018
May 25, 2018. A warning to travelers: even a random picture of marijuana could lead to a revoked visa at customs. ...
Dial T for Tyranny: While America Feuds, the Police State Shifts Into High Gear
May 01, 2018
It’s the oldest con game in the books, the magician’s sleight of hand that keeps you focused on the shell game in front of you while your wallet is being picked clean by ruffians in your midst. ...
Serial Killer, Molesting Kids, Selling Drugs: 10 Things That Cops Got Caught Doing This Month
April 29, 2018
As it turns out, cops are putting communities at risks all by themselves. Here are ten instances just from the last few weeks that show cops are earning their bad reputations: ...
If You Limit ANY Free Speech, This is What You Get
April 23, 2018
Police in riot masks arrested protesters for wearing masks. ...
Social Media Now Being Used By Police And Intelligence Agencies To Collect Biometrics
April 19, 2018
This new technique is being rolled out and law enforcement is calling it “groundbreaking,” as it can pull information from even partial photos ...
The Slippery Slope to a Constitution-Free America
April 10, 2018
"All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same in every country." ...
WATCH: COPS SEXUALLY ASSAULT INNOCENT MAN IN BROAD DAYLIGHT BECAUSE THEY “SMELL WEED”
April 05, 2018
One of the most disturbing videos illustrating the horrors of marijuana prohibition was released this week showing police officers handcuff an innocent man and publicly grope his genitals and probe his anus.  ...
America Hasn’t Learned a Thing: Racism, Materialism and Militarism Still Reign Supreme
April 05, 2018
America is still waging endless wars abroad, prioritizing profit margins over principle, and adopting institutionalized racist policies that result in a disproportionate number of people of color being stopped, searched, raided, arrested, thrown in jail, and ...
Enough Is Enough: If You Really Want to Save Lives, Take Aim at Government Violence
March 27, 2018
...they were remarkably silent about the gun violence perpetrated by their own government. ...
Don’t Talk to Police! Legal Behavior Justified a Search
February 20, 2018
He admitted to a legal activity when he was in Washington, and that was used to justify a search in Indiana. ...
The Excuse is Immigration, But Federal Checkpoints Violate Everyone’s Rights
September 04, 2017
This is how the government operates. Whether it is under the guise of a drug war, illegal immigration, or terrorism, their guns are truly only aimed at one target. The American people. ...
Infuriating: Police Arrest on Duty Nurse For Refusing to Break Law
September 01, 2017
The police did not have a warrant. The police did not have probable cause. The man was not under arrest. The unconscious patient could not consent. ...
How to go From a Broken Taillight to 18 Months in Prison
August 21, 2017
It is amazing the amount of "crimes" one broken taillight precipitated. ...
How a Dog Named Brutus Was Used to Steal $36,000
August 05, 2017
For the egregious crime of being in the right lane at the wrong time, a driver was pulled over in Lowndes County, Georgia. Thanks to the heroic efforts of one Georgia State Police dog, and his faithful officer, a major threat to the people of Georgia is off the ...
Domestic Abuse: A Smart Device Called the Police
July 11, 2017
This is not some distant future dystopia we are talking about. It is already happening. A smart device in a home called the police during a domestic violence incident. ...
The Danger of Obedience: Fake Police Crime Spree
June 30, 2017
The only reason criminals have such success with this tactic is the population's blind unquestioning obedience to police, beat into them over the course of years by bullies in blue who ignore the law to assert their will. It's not the uniform, it is that we can ...
Help Wanted: Desperate Police Departments Ditch Standards
June 14, 2017
We don't need more warm bodies on the streets starting conflicts, we need more detectives actually solving the large percentage of real crimes which go by the wayside in favor of making minor drug arrests. ...
Brave Police Save Town From Man Selling Veggies
June 04, 2017
Licensing is when the government takes a right from you, and sells it back. This California man failed to purchase his rights back from the state. ...
Why Private Prison Stocks Soared When Trump Got Elected
May 21, 2017
Why did "private" prison stocks soar the day after Trump got elected? It is almost like people in the industry knew something that the public didn't. The former Attorney General Yates said that private prisons would be phased out. So before any cabinet membe ...
Man Uses Gun to Save Fiance From Abduction; Police Arrest Him
April 03, 2017
Imagine you just had to defend your fiance from two masked men attempting to kidnap your her. That experience would be harrowing alone, but imagine if you were then immediately kidnapped by the people who are sworn to protect you. Police arrested Jeremiah Mo ...
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