Sunday, May 28, 2017

Justice

Mexican Journalistic Idiocy on the Drug War

Mexican journalists are protesting the recent drug-gang killing of Mexican award-winning journalist Javier Valdez, who spent his career investigating and reporting on drug cartels. The protesting journalists want the Mexican government to crack down...

Fingerprint Scanners – Coming to a King of Knives Near You

On May 4 The Australian’s Paul Maley ran an exclusive story with the New South Wales Counter Terrorism Minister, David Elliot. The headline read: ‘Terror cops ‘need more of your info’. According to the minister, 'Police...

The Many Upsides of Comey’s Termination

President Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey has sparked a massive political backlash, and the White House has scrambled to come up with several different narratives to explain the decision. Given this reaction,...

Comey Fired…Now Fire The FBI!

Yesterday's sudden termination of FBI Director James Comey sent shockwaves worldwide. The wildest conspiracy theories were served up in the mainstream media. What no one discusses, however, is that the problem is with the...

Will Grigg’s Tom Joad Test

Police began to patrol the neighborhood around 11 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, 2017. There was a report of a dispute at a house party in the Dallas, Texas suburb of Balch Springs. Prompted by...

Milwaukee reaches $2.3 million settlement in Dontre Hamilton case

The City of Milwaukee has reached a tentative $2.3 million settlement with the family of Dontre Hamilton, who was shot and killed by a Milwaukee police officer three years ago in Red Arrow Park. The...

Chelsea Manning’s statement before upcoming release from military prison

Chelsea Manning released the following statement before her upcoming release from military prison on May 17, 2017: “For the first time, I can see a future for myself as Chelsea. I can imagine surviving and living as the person who I...

Arresting someone for laughing may sound funny, but it’s no joke

I was once kicked out of the Supreme Court for laughing. The charges against Desiree Fairooz are serious business. The Justice Department is prosecuting a woman who laughed during a Senate hearing to confirm Jeff...

Killer Cop Charged with Murder of Jordan Edwards

A Texas police officer turned himself in on Friday after he was charged with murder in the shooting death of a 15-year-old. Roy Durwood Oliver, a patrol officer in the Dallas suburb of Balch Springs...

Culture, Society, and Freedom of Association

The right to be let alone in a world of cultural diversity The right to be let alone, as Justice Louis Brandeis famously put it in “Olmstead v. United States”, is commonly associated with the...