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Article first appeared at The Free Thought Project. Wetumpka, AL — Keith Golden of Bama Camera was practicing his first amendment right to film in public spaces last week, when he was approached by multiple cops who intimidated and assaulted him. As the video begins, Golden is doing nothing more
Article first appeared at The Free Thought Project. Boston, MA — In many dystopian novels, from Brave New World to 1984, training the children to unconditionally love and support the state is an underlying theme and a necessity for maintaining the status quo. In 1984, the state was still attempting
The profoundly peaceful and law-abiding Tea Party movement was treated as a proto-fascist army of vigilantes while the Occupy movement was seen as a heartwarming expression of authentic people power. Never mind that violence was far more endemic to the Occupy movement. Left-wing youth, particularly minority youth, who threaten and
Article first appeared at The Free Thought Project. As the mainstream media praises Muhammad Ali for his boxing career and Parkinson’s while only glossing over his antiwar bravery, there are untold stories of how this amazing man changed the world. One of these such contributions manifested through a terrible loss
Article first appeared at The Free Thought Project. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo feels strongly enough that Israel has been horribly bullied by the growing success of the BDS (boycott, divestment, and sanctions) movement, so he signed an executive order — quite likely unconstitutional in scope — in response. Right
Article first appeared at The Free Thought Project. McCallen, TX — A woman’s stay in jail for an alleged misdemeanor probation violation turned into a nightmare after she was repeatedly raped, on video, and the officers who saw it, covered it up and threatened to kill her if she talked.
Article first appeared at The Free Thought Project. Assessing current conditions in the United States, it would be next to impossible not to grasp innumerable parallels to George Orwell’s dystopic portent, 1984. Though other fictional dystopias could similarly elicit comparisons to the dark turn taken by American empire, aspects of
Article first appeared at The Free Thought Project. Hesperia, CA — Buddy never even got a chance to bark before he was shot down by cowardly cops who arrived at the wrong residence in response to a domestic disturbance call. Debra Blackmore posted on Facebook the tragic picture of Buddy
This is a hijrah — in Islam, a migration to bring Islam to a new land, in imitation of Muhammad when he moved from Mecca to Medina.
Article first appeared at The Free Thought Project. As if civil asset forfeiture, where police can seize your property without having to prove you actually committed a crime, wasn’t contentious enough already, a new device allows the Oklahoma Highway Patrol to steal money directly from your bank account — on