Parody Twitter Account User Gets Settlement for SWAT Raid

Peoria must pay out $125,000 because the mayor felt he had the right to use the police force against a parody Twitter account. Back in April of 2014, Mark Horne posted about how the police raided the home of a parody Twitter account that mocked the mayor. The mayor was the driving force behind the raid. He basically used the police as his personal palace guard. Now it seems that the taxpayers of Peoria are going to have to pay out. At Reason.com, we read: Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis’ illegal retaliation Read more […]

The “God” Obama and Readings from the Book of Barack (A Parody)

Newsweek magazine declared that President Obama was something like a god. The November 22, 2010 issue showed the President as the Hindu deity, Shiva, and carried the title “Obama God of all Things.” Evan Thomas of Newsweek got a little carried away with all this talk about Obama’s “divine qualities” when he said the following on Hardball: “In a way Obama is standing above the country, above the world. He’s sort of GOD. He’s going to bring all different sides together. . . .  He’s Read more […]