Florida Residents Carrying Cards for Checkpoints

A lawyer has advised Florida residents how to not talk to police at checkpoints—and how not to open one’s car window. Why not cooperate with a checkpoint? Go back and read about the artifact collector facing a possible decade in prison and the probable loss of his retirement income for one example. Of course, you should cooperate with the police as much as is legally required. But how much is that? Here is one story from USA Today: “Some Floridians are keeping windows rolled up Read more […]

Invoke Your Rights: Get Held 19 Days without Trial

If you appeal to your rights to the fourth amendment, and other Constitutional guarantees, expect to be punished. The one criminal charge is dropped. No trial. No jury gets to decide between you and your accusers. But you get to spend nineteen days in jail anyway. Via Police State USA: “Truck drivers jailed for 19 days after exercising rights at federal checkpoint.” The incident occurred at approximately midnight on September 26th, 2014. According to Reason TV, a semi-truck Read more […]

How Oregon Wants to Celebrate Independence Day: “No Refusal Weekend”

It will be just like Mom and apple pie! Red blood, white paperwork and blue surgical gloves will combine their patriotic colors this Fourth of July weekend in Oregon. The Free Thought Project tells us, During Independence Day weekend, a time to celebrate US freedom and unalienable rights, Americans in Oregon will be subjected to a “blitz” of ‘no-refusal’ blood-draw checkpoints, as part of a disturbing trend that now extends nationwide. Local news station KVAL reports that State police Read more […]

Roadside Interrogation: There Is A Time To Submit And There Is A Time To Spit; And The Time To Submit Is Over

The excuse that there has been some kind of “mistake” is no longer available. One time is an anomaly, but twice is a pattern. If you can’t see this is a program designed to acclimate the American people to a noose around their necks, then you deserve the chokehold that is coming. This is how the police state is conceived, or is born, or metastasizes—depending on what stage you think we are in. From the Reading Eagle: “Motorist checkpoint in Reading draws questions.” A private firm Read more […]

Arrested For Not Rolling His Window Down All The Way

James Eades of Augusta, Georgia was driving down a highway with a friend when they approached what they thought was an accident scene. Not wanting to be detained in traffic for an indefinite period of time, Mr. Eades turned around to go a different way. He didn’t realize that what he did in turning around was wrong, because as it turned out, he wasn’t avoiding a traffic accident; he was evading an Operation Thunder police checkpoint. When police see that someone is turning around like that Read more […]