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Our Criminal Justice System Has Become A Crime

Here’s how it’s supposed to work: Upon evidence that a crime has been committed — Professor Plum, found dead in the conservatory with a lead pipe on the floor next to him, say — the police commence an investigation. When they have probable cause to believe that someone is guilty, the case is taken to…

CIA Whistleblower Imprisoned

The confirmation in December that former CIA Director Leon Panetta let classified information slip to “Zero Dark Thirty” screenwriter Mark Boal during a speech at the agency headquarters should result in a criminal espionage charge if there is any truth to Obama administration claims that it isn’t enforcing the Espionage Act only against political opponents.…

Reddit Censors Huge Snowden Story

The moderators at the giant r/news reddit (with over 2 million readers) repeatedly killed the Greenwald/Snowden story on government manipulation and disruption of the Internet … widely acknowledged to be one of the most important stories ever leaked by Snowden. Similarly, the moderators at the even bigger r/worldnews reddit (over 5 million readers) repeatedly deleted…

Cops Arrest Girl For Jaywalking

Footage capturing an aggressive arrest by Austin police of a non-violent jaywalker yesterday near the University of Texas campus is spurring outrage. Witnesses say a jogger wearing headphones ran past an officer and was quickly subdued for failing to produce identification. “I was sitting at the Starbucks at 24th and San Antonio,” one witness told…

Cops Taser & Beat Deaf Man Having Diabetic Attack

Yet another case of police tasering a deaf person who did not respond to verbal communication has emerged this week. However, this time the man in question was also in the midst of a diabetic episode. A man having a life threatening diabetic episode was beaten and electrified by cops before receiving medical attention. Robert…

Cops Choke And Burn Deaf Man For Not Responding

Four police officers in Hawthorne, California beat and tased an innocent deaf man when he failed to respond to their demands during a routine call out. The cops then charged the man with assault, according to details released as part of a lawsuit on behalf of the man. Cops in Hawthornes face charges of civil…

Police Kill 80-Year-Old Man In His Own Bed

In the early morning hours of June 27, 2013, a team of Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies pulled up to the home of Eugene Mallory, an 80-year-old retired engineer living in the rural outskirts of Los Angeles county with his wife Tonya Pate and stepson Adrian Lamos. The deputies crashed through the front gate…

Good Samaritan Backfire

A man is beaten and arrested by the police after calling 911 to help a pair of bicyclists injured in an accident. He provides a long and detailed account of the deplorable and brutal conditions he encountered while in jail. Tags: fascism, Police State

Firms must swear ObamaCare not a factor in firings

Is the latest delay of ObamaCare regulations politically motivated? Consider what administration officials announcing the new exemption for medium-sized employers had to say about firms that might fire workers to get under the threshold and avoid hugely expensive new requirements of the law. Obama officials made clear in a press briefing that firms would not…

Conspired To Create An Unauthorized, Half-Trillion Dollar Entitlement

Last week, two congressional committees issued a little-noticed report detailing how Treasury Department, Internal Revenue Service, and Health and Human Services officials conspired to create a massive new entitlement not authorized anywhere in federal law. In the summer of 2012, the House of Representatives’ Committee on Oversight & Government Reform and Committee on Ways &…