Sunday, February 25, 2018

Justice

The Persistence of Tyranny

Seventy-five years ago this June, the United States Supreme Court corrected its own grave moral and legal error and ruled that the government could not compel Jehovah's Witnesses to salute the flag and take the...

Wormwood: Watch It!

If you're tempted to believe the intel "community" about anything, watch the Netflix original "Wormwood." Jeremy Scahill interviews the director and lead actor on his "Intercepted" podcast.

Body Cam Video Shows Cops Kill Grandma During Raid Over Marijuana Possession

Bartlesville, OK — Michael Anthony Livingston, 50, was suspected of selling a plant that is legal in some form in well over half the country. Because the other half of the country still violently...

The New National ID Systems

Americans have long rejected a national ID, but many U.S. state governments are quietly developing national ID systems in a variety of forms. One is the uniform identity card system envisioned by the REAL...

How DACA Became a Political Football

Democrats, Republicans, and regular Americans agree that DACA recipients should be allowed to stay in the US. In spite of this happy news, the DACA program remains in limbo nearly five months after it was...

Horrifying Dash Cam Shows Cops Shoot Accountant in the Head Over Minor Traffic Offense

Dash Cam video has been released that shows police shooting and killing an unarmed man by firing nine rounds into his car after he was the victim of a minor car accident. Fairfax County, Virginia...

When Our Faces Are Our ‘Papers’

A passenger on a bus at Fort Lauderdale’s Greyhound station recently recorded disturbing footage of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers walking up the bus’ aisle, asking for proof of citizenship. Although nothing new,...

New Bill in Alabama Would End Civil Forfeiture Once and For All

Late Tuesday, two Alabama lawmakers filed legislation that would completely eliminate the state’s civil forfeiture laws, which let the government take and keep property without ever filing criminal charges, and replace it with criminal...

Round Ups, Checkpoints and National ID Cards

“The roundups are getting worse. The checkpoints are getting worse. The harassment is getting worse. The things we were worried would happen are happening.”—Angus Johnston, professor at the City University of New York No one...

Destroying, Suppressing Evidence is FBI Standard Procedure

Congressional investigators were rocked this weekend when the FBI notified them that five months of text messages from a top FBI investigator into the Trump campaign’s Russian connections had mysteriously vanished. The FBI-issued cell phone...
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