Law / Liberty

Laws Punishing Homeless People for Sleeping in Public Are Cruel and Unusual, Court Rules
Tents
NYTimes | Prosecuting homeless people for sleeping on the streets when there is no shelter available is a form of cruel and unusual punishment that violates the Constitution, a federal appeals court said this week. The case...
Booker releases 'confidential' Kavanaugh documents
Kavanaugh
TheHill | Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) on Thursday released emails from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's time as a White House counsel, escalating a heated fight over his documents. Booker released approximately 12 pages of...
Senators can't stop themselves from revealingly muttering into the mic during the Kavanaugh hearing
TheWeek | It took mere minutes for the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to devolve into chaos Tuesday. Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee joined with protesters to interrupt Sen. Chuck...
WikiLeaks' Julian Assange faces possible threat of eviction, extradition
ABCNews | LONDON — For Julian Assange, the world’s most famous whistleblower, freedom could be dangerous. As his residency at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London enters its seventh year, the self-styled cyber revolutionary –...
How Online Media Companies Are Suppressing Conservative Speech
Newsbusters | Like it or not, social media is the communication form of the future — not just in the U.S., but worldwide. Just Facebook and Twitter combined reach 1.8 billion people. More than two-thirds of all Americans (68 percent...
Justice to convene meeting on whether social media companies are 'intentionally stifling' free speech
Sessions
TheHill | Attorney General Jeff Sessions has scheduled a meeting with state attorneys general in September to discuss a “growing concern” that tech companies may be “intentionally stifling” the free flow of ideas on their...
Did The CIA & Saudi Arabia Conspire To Keep 9/11 Details Secret?
NewsWeek | It’s easier to bury uncomfortable facts than to confront them. So this September 11, the ceremonies marking the 2001 attacks on New York and Washington, D.C., will simply honor the dead. In Manhattan, tourists and...
The School Shootings That Weren't
School Shooting
NPR.org | How many times per year does a gun go off in an American school? We should know. But we don't. This spring the U.S. Education Department reported that in the 2015-2016 school year, "nearly 240 schools ... reported at...
The FBI wants artificial intelligence tools that can ID people
Biometrics
NextGov | Any criminal worth their salt knows to wipe their crime scene for fingerprints, but some go a step further and try to erase the prints from their fingers entirely. For decades, the practice of altering fingerprints has...
Whistleblower: It Was A Failed Coup, Mainstream Media Are Covering Up Phony DOJ Dossier
SHTFPlan.com | CIA whistleblower Kevin Shipp says that the mainstream media is laser-focused on the recent Cohen plea and the Manafort conviction, both of which have nothing to do with “Russian collusion.”  He says this is because the...
Amazon Pulls Book Containing Code for 3D-Printable Gun
3d Printed Gun
NewsWars | The blueprint, entitled “The Liberator Code Book: An Exercise in Freedom of Speech,” first appeared on the online market August 1 before being removed this week for violating “content guidelines.” The 584-page book...
Bernie Sanders Socialism Moves to Democratic Mainstream
The Hill | Bernie Sanders and democratic socialism increasingly looks to be winning over the Democratic Party, raising concerns among some Democrats about whether it could hurt the party in this year’s midterms, and the...
Taking on a Supporter of the Surveillance State
CCTV
TenthAmendmentCenter | Recently, I was asked to do an interview on AM590 WVLK radio in Lexington, Kentucky, to talk about the city’s lawsuit against me and why we need to take steps to ensure there are oversight and transparency for...
Chinese Cops Now Spying on American Soil
spying
DailyBeast | A major human rights crisis is unfolding in northwestern China, according to the United Nations, which said last week that there were credible reports that the Chinese government is holding one million or more ethnic...
David Horowitz: Visa, Mastercard Cut Off Payments to My Think Tank Based on SPLC ‘Hate Group’ Label
Breitbart | The David Horowitz Freedom Center has had their donation processing system blocked by Visa and Mastercard allegedly following a campaign by the Southern Poverty Law Center. Visa has since contacted Breitbart News to...
AG Sessions Responds To Trump Attack: "Won't Be Influenced By Politics"
ZeroHedge | Following some of President Trump's harshest criticism, Attorney General Jeff Sessions lashed out in a statement this afternoon, confirming that the Justice Department “will not be improperly influenced by political...
Shocking Report Details How CIA Hubris Exposed Agents In China, Resulting In 30 Executions
ZeroHedge | A bombshell new report in Foreign Policy reveals that up to 30 CIA agents and assets working in China were identified and executed by Chinese counterintelligence over a two year period after the CIA's encrypted...
Brennan Goes Nuclear After Losing Security Clearance, Pens Furious Screed In NYT
ZeroHedge | Former CIA Director John Brennan has written an op-ed in the New York Times following the Wednesday loss of his security clearance, claiming that President Trump is trying to silence him.    Trump revoked Brennan's...