Category Archives: Civil Rights

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The FBI’s Criminal Database Is Filling Up With Non-Criminals

America has long held the position as the world’s foremost imprisoner of its own citizens. Around 2 million people are incarcerated in America, giving us nearly one-fourth of the world’s total prison population. Spending any length of time in prison is a good way to destroy your future. But even if you never spend a day inside — or even end up facing charges — there’s a good chance you’ll still be facing a bleak future should you ever have

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Die Hard Right Wing Nuts in Montrose, California.

  Today I met two nut cases who obviously did not like President Obama. I tried to have a friendly conversation with them why they did outfit Obama’s picture with a Hitler moustache. Please see what came out of it. One of these guys is here on YouTube. His username is Spiii Takkk. He sends me sometimes messages in very rudimentary English, trying to insult me. But he is one of these typical Christian right wing nuts, uneducated, well an idiot in

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Protecting The Free Speech of Censors: The Crystal Cox Saga

This is how the rule of law works: we extend rights to the very people who would deny us those rights if they had the chance. Ariel Castro imprisoned young women in his basement without anything resembling due process, but he got a lawyer and his days in court until he thoughtfully offed himself. We protected the Nazis’ right to march at Skokie, and say what you want about the tenets of National Socialism, dude, but it doesn’t protect the

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Cops are NOT your friends

You are walking down the sidewalk when you approach a police officer. The officer says hello to you and asks you if it is going to rain. What just happened? That police officer just broke federal law. A police officer has to have just cause to speak to ANYONE. In layman’s terms, that means he has to have a good reason to disturb YOUR peace. Get it? The weather is not a good enough reason. Neither is being polite. All

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