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Civil Rights? Whatever…

April 2nd, 2008 · 1 Comment

I really don’t know how many times I’m going to beat my head against a wall before I just give up and realize that the United States Constitution is dead. And that no one cares. These days, anything the police wish to do is not only justified, but considered a-ok, no problemo, what-the-hell-are-you-complaining-for?-we’re-just-trying-to-keep-everyone-safe. Anderson Cooper […]

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Tags: Civil Rights · Law and Legal Issues · Social Issues · The Rule of Law

Fresno Police Department to become Fresno Spy Agency

August 22nd, 2006 · 1 Comment

The Fresno Police Department — one of the only police departments in any city the size of Fresno to operate without any kind of citizen oversight whatsoever — has decided that they no longer need to be bound by the United States Constitution or the courts. Recently, it was decided that the city would fund […]

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Tags: Civil Rights

It’s Official: You Are Owned

June 22nd, 2006 · No Comments

Well, AT&T has figured out how to get around the problem of private individuals suing them for invading their private lives by providing private information to public entities like the United States Government. Simply put, “We own you.” And nobody thought it was a problem when the hard work of the 1960s and 1970s was […]

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Tags: Civil Rights

You Mind My Business…I’ll Mind Yours

April 30th, 2003 · No Comments

An acquaintance of mine contacted me today. He was quite proud of himself for being involved in the story of a young Fresno girl he suspected of having SARS. He mentioned that he had a “contact” at the hospital who had seen some lab reports on the little girl, and was concerned that “proper precautions […]

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Tags: Civil Rights · Law and Legal Issues · Privacy