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Judge Sides With Mayor's Police Raid of Parody Twitter Account


Back in April I posted, “Banana Republic in Peoria, Illinois: Police Sent after Parody Twitter Account.” Now we have an update and the news is not good. The Guardian reports: The police hadn’t even come for him. When four fully-armed

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Grenade launchers for your local public school?


Some government decision-makers think your local public school should have M16s, grenade launchers, and armored vehicles.   Is there something in the regulations that says all government workers have to be on drugs to do the job? We have lost

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Home Intruder? Today Show Teaches Helplessness

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A home intruder is a terrifying possibility. Does the image below show the best way to respond to it? I was aghast over the weekend to see, thanks to Infowars, that NBC’s The Today Show suggested using car keys and wasp spray

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Watch Police Intimidation After Bicyclist Decides to Record Arrest

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This is a pretty ugly instance of police intimidation. I highly recommend you watch it: In case it disappears from Youtube, below is the text that accompanied the video. I filled out a PD-99 Citizen Complaint form with MPD Sunday

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Police Bayonets – Whose Idea Was That?


Have you already heard about police bayonets? I have written about the militarization of police so much that sometimes I simply ignore the stories and look for other fare. So I almost missed NPR’s revelation that, along with the grenade

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Florida City Council: Mexican Flag OK, Gadsden Flag Must Go


The city of Ocala, Florida, is going after a local small-business man, threatening to fine him $250 to $500 per day if he doesn’t remove a Gadsden flag from the front of his knife business. Gear Barrel owner Keith Greenberg

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911 Caller Now Says Police Shooting Victim Never Aimed Toy Weapon

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Less than a month ago I posted about a police shooting victim at a Walmart in Beavercreek, Ohio. Allegedly he was pointing a firearm at people, but some insisted that he was merely carrying an airgun that Walmart sells. The

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Anti-NYPD Graffiti Is Not Merely Vandalism, but a Hate Crime?


I don’t approve of vandalism and I don’t approve of hate crime laws. Punishments should be about action not about subjective motivations or group identity. Nevertheless, New York state has a hate crime law and the police (and presumably the

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The Real Problem Behind Ferguson: Municipal Pirates


People claim the real problem behind Ferguson is racism. Stereotypes naturally feed into a problem that allows people to have arbitrary power over others. But that is not the same thing as racism. The problem is a patchwork of municipal

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Nude Photos Hacked through Police Industrial Complex


Nude photos hacked from private data that was stored in the cloud are now being dispersed on the internet and are a major part of the news cycle. What you need to know that at least one of the essential

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Are You Acting Like an Exploiter? Homeland Security is Watching

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What does it take to appear to be an exploiter of young women in the United States? I’ve posted about some incredibly abusive prosecutions, such as the arrest of Debra Harrell, that are justified on the basis of incredibly unlikely

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Text and Drive: Legal for Cops Even When They Kill People


The Los Angeles District Attorney has officially ruled that cops can legally text and drive, and will not be charged even when they kill someone. We know this because of the Milton Olin Jr., a former Napster executive, former entertainment

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