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Americans used to have rights. Primarily the Right to Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. Also we supposedly have the the right to be "secure from unreasonable searches and seizures of ...
by jamess
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun May 24, 2015 at 09:40 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
I constantly hear politicians complaining about the imagined abuses of our 2nd Amendment rights to bear arms, or our 1st Amendment rights of religious freedom yet hear almost nothing about the other ...
by arky70
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue May 12, 2015 at 12:58 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
I just read an opinion piece on CNN by David Clarke Jr. Clarke is a sheriff of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. Sheriff Clarke believes Google's Waze app is endangering cops. Waze "is the world's ...
by mikesmiths
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Apr 26, 2015 at 09:25 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Much already has been written ( e.g. , here , here and ...
by recoveringConservative
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 08:48 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Today's your lucky day, Jesse. Lucky Dennys Rodriguez. Pulled over for (briefly) driving in the shoulder lane by officer Morgan Struble one night in Nebraska, Rodriguez and his passenger must have ...
by Adam B
Comment Count 112 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2015 at 09:20 AM PDT with 47 Recommends
Billings Montana Rep. Dale Mortensen, doing what he does best—not legislating Montana House Bill No. 633 , introduced by Representative (and bear-hunter!) Dale Mortensen of Billings, reads:
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Apr 01, 2015 at 10:02 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
The Fourth Amendment is clear On Tuesday, California's Senate Public Safety Committee approved a new bill that would protect personal digital data from warrantless ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 09:58 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
There are no surer guarantors of the extraordinary than a story which is prefaced by a explanation of how ordinary things had seemed in its beginning. Ask survivors of the attacks on the World ...
by Virally Suppressed
Comment Count 86 comments on Mon Mar 23, 2015 at 05:35 AM PDT with 86 Recommends
The above image of a woman crying is that of Daniele Watts, an actress in the film Django Unchained, being detained and handcuffed by Studio City LAPD ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Mar 17, 2015 at 06:00 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Last night, Bob Braun, an investigative reporter in New Jersey, received a copy of the following email: He posted the ...
by zenbassoon
Comment Count 312 comments on Sat Mar 14, 2015 at 07:38 AM PDT with 253 Recommends
In the context of: The Federal Bureau of Investigation's all-consuming lust for instant backdoor decrypted access to every 1 and every 0, everywhere, and Computer, telecommunications, and Internet ...
by Simplify
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Feb 19, 2015 at 12:04 PM PST with 18 Recommends
This started out as a comment but since it is long... and I do have a lot to say about this... I guess I'll add it as a post. Why is no one talking about this? Are Americans that short-attention ...
by madbaglady
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Dec 17, 2014 at 08:56 AM PST with 5 Recommends
The government's case against Leonel Vargas hit a big bump in the road. The federal judge handling the case just threw ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Dec 16, 2014 at 10:09 AM PST with 40 Recommends
I've been meaning to write this for a couple weeks but have been a bit preoccupied of late with the aftermath of the Brown and Garner Grand Jury decisions. Now I think is a good appropriate time to ...
by Frank Vyan Walton
Comment Count 23 comments on Sun Dec 07, 2014 at 03:28 PM PST with 23 Recommends
So police are using 'choke holds' which have been outlawed because they kill people. Prosecuting attorney's are handing out old unconstitutional laws in Grand Jury proceedings , and though ianal, or ...
by Eric Nelson
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Dec 05, 2014 at 01:12 AM PST with 4 Recommends
* ..was the St. Louis County so-called prosecuting attorney Robert McCulloch, his assistant prosecutors and the police department Note: this case has been covered by many writers including ...
by Eric Nelson
Comment Count 142 comments on Fri Nov 28, 2014 at 01:45 AM PST with 288 Recommends
This diary is a companion to my ongoing series about Big Bend National Park. The photo diaries highlight the natural wonders of the area. But there is a dark side, too. We must not pretend it isn’...
by foresterbob
Comment Count 192 comments on Sat Nov 15, 2014 at 11:38 AM PST with 322 Recommends
Actor Daniele Watts and chef Brian James Lucas were scheduled to be arraigned Nov. 13 on charges of lewd conduct brought by the Los Angeles city attorney following their Sept. 11 encounter with ...
by Frank Vyan Walton
Comment Count 34 comments on Sun Nov 23, 2014 at 06:00 PM PST with 75 Recommends
Michael Price, counsel in the Liberty and National Security Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, has a disturbing article up at Salon.com . Turns out, he bought a new "...
by James Hepburn
Comment Count 455 comments on Fri Oct 31, 2014 at 10:07 AM PDT with 587 Recommends
OK, as we all know, if you get a National Security Letter (NSL) from the FBI, you are prohibited about talking about it to pretty much everyone except (possibly) your lawyer. Well, I was thinking ...
by LunkHead
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Oct 10, 2014 at 09:23 AM PDT with 2 Recommends