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Who’s The Criminal? Illinois Police Strip DUI Suspect, Leave Her Naked In Cell

Who’s The Criminal? Illinois Police Strip DUI Suspect, Leave Her Naked In Cell

A Chicago woman busted on suspicion of DUI in LaSalle County, Ill., is suing the sheriff’s office for an incident recorded by a surveillance camera: Four cops forcibly stripped her, threw her to the ground and then tossed her into a padded cell, where they left her naked.

Buy Obamacare, Get An Obamaphone; Weaponized Fishing Tackle Seized By Cops; The End Of The Silk Road; Reporter Sheds Light On How The Feds Spied On Him; Shutdown Roundup: Day Three— Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 10/3/2013

Brush up on the day’s headlines with Personal Liberty’s P.M. Edition news links.

Socialist Two For One: Obamacare, Obamaphone

Tennessee’s healthcare co-op set up for Obamacare, the Community Health Alliance, is trying to sweeten the deal to get residents to sign up for government healthcare: enroll and get a free smartphone. According to the Nashville Business Journal, the organization is providing the phones as a part of a program called the Community Health Connection. […]

Shutdown Roundup – Day 3

President Barack Obama waited ‘til the third day of the government “shutdown” to play the senior citizen card, telling a Maryland audience that, if the partisan standoff over a continuing resolution to fund the government escalates into a stalemate over the debt limit, people won’t get their Social Security checks. “In a government shutdown, Social […]

Georgia High School Student Charged With Felony For Bringing Deadly Tackle Box To School

A Georgia high school student has been charged with a felony for carrying fishing supplies to school in his car. In September, law enforcement officials in preformed a K-9 search of the parking lot at Lassiter High School in Georgia. According to a report in the Marietta Daily Journal, a dog became interested a 1998 […]

EFF: Technology Is Not To Blame In Silk Road Takedown

This article, written by Parker Higgins, was originally published by the Electronic Frontier Foundation on Oct. 3. The man alleged to be “Dread Pirate Roberts,” the founder and operator of the Silk Road—an online marketplace where bitcoins were traded for a range of goods and services, including drugs—was arrested by the FBI in San Francisco […]

ProPublica Recounts A Case Where Telecom Aided Government Spies

This article, written by Raymond Bonner, was originally published by ProPublica on Oct.3. Over the past several months, the Obama Administration has defended the government’s far-reaching data collection efforts, arguing that only criminals and terrorists need worry. The nation’s leading internet and telecommunications companies have said they are committed to the sanctity of their customers’ […]

Breaking: Shots Fired At The Capitol

Breaking via Twitter, details sketchy. Reports of multiple shots, chaos at Cap — Robert Costa (@robertcostaNRO) October 3, 2013 Law enforcement swarms Capitol Building in DC. On lockdown now. #BreakingNews — Brian Dresdow (@briandresdow) October 3, 2013 Cops were chasing a black car near the Capitol building. They cornered the car and that’s when […]

Obamacare’s Weak Start; Dem Shutdown Rage; Feds Go After Privately-Owned Mt. Vernon; Past Gov’t Shutdowns Never Closed Monuments; Spinning Climate Change – Thursday Morning News Roundup 10-3-2013

Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.

Will All The Real John Boehners Please Step Forward?

Will All The Real John Boehners Please Step Forward?

There’s weepy John Boehner. Then there’s tough-guy conservative John Boehner. Then there’s White House operative, behind-the-scenes John Boehner. Which of these is the real John Boehner (R-Ohio), Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives?


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