Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Justice

Rick Perry’s Sudden Change of Heart is Business as Usual

When Rick Perry sought the Republican Party’s 2012 presidential nomination, eliminating the US Department of Energy was part of his campaign platform. Granted, he had trouble remembering its name, but he wanted the department...

The Slow-Motion State Murder of Michael Whiteley

Facing the prospect of life in prison – and the plausible threat of execution – Idaho Falls resident Michael Whiteley had every conceivable reason to plead guilty to a charge of second-degree kidnapping, save...

You Can’t “Cheat” a Gang of Thieves

Shortly after announcing the commutation of former Army Private Manning’s 35-year prison term, Barack Obama quietly issued a pardon for 64 others – including Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Willie McCovey. Following a career...

More Than 1 Million People Urge Obama to Pardon Snowden

More than 1 million people signed onto a petition asking outgoing President Barack Obama to pardon former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, charged with espionage and theft of state secrets and documents. "Pardoning Snowden would...

20 Years for 3 Pills – Cops Entrap Teen in Cruel Online Dating Scam...

A year-and-a-half ago, several Monroe County, TN police departments set up an elaborate drug sting to take down what the police perceived to be known drug dealers in the area. The message they wanted...

One Final Expansion of the Surveillance State as Obama Heads for the Door

President Barack Obama's administration ending its eight-year rule by expanding the sharing of intercepted communications and data between federal agencies may feel a little bit like a final giant middle finger to the many...

Man Challenges Illinois’ Flag Desecration Law

Urbana man challenges Illinois’ outdated and unconstitutional flag desecration law URBANA – A 22-year-old Urbana resident, unlawfully arrested and jailed for burning an American flag last July 4th, filed a federal lawsuit yesterday seeking to...

No “Blue Privilege” for Kenneth Drew: Repo Man Imprisoned Because Thief Killed Herself

Pleasant Grove, Utah resident Ashleigh Holloway Best killed herself in the early hours of May 17, 2016, when she lost control of the stolen 2002 Lincoln Navigator she was driving and plowed it into...

The Routine Lawlessness of America’s Law Enforcers

Enforcers of drug prohibition can be perversely ingenious in devising methods to subvert due process guarantees. One tactic widely employed by police officers looking for a way to circumvent the Fourth Amendment is to...

“Build the Wall” With Slave Labor, Urges Massachusetts Sheriff

“Liberty, if I understand it at all, is a general principle, and the clear right of the subjects within the realm, or of none,” declared British statesman Edmund Burke in an April 3, 1777...