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EXCLUSIVE: Elderly Disabled Veteran Rotting in Solitary for Digging Ponds on His Own Property. Basin, MT — When the Congress passed the Clean Water Act in 1948, it was an attempt by the legislature to control the pollution of which so many Americans were being made aware.

EXCLUSIVE: Elderly Disabled Veteran Rotting in Solitary for Digging Ponds on His Own Property

But little did Congress know, at the time the bill became law, that it would create a dragnet which would net a catch of seemingly law abiding citizens. There’s no question Joe Robertson liked to thumb his nose to federal authorities over what he believed belonged to him, and what he thought was property of the federal government.

At one time, Robertson, a disabled vet who suffers from PTSD, owned a gold mine called the Manhattan Lode. Government Chemist Tampered With 40,000 Cases, Locking Countless Innocent Americans In Prison. Source: | Original Post Date: November 9, 2013 – UPDATE 1/3/16 – Multiple Victims Don’t Know They Were Affected by the Fake Lab Results Years after government chemist Annie Dookhan faked evidence against thousands of Americans, there is still a long trail of lives she destroyed, and the government is evidently not cleaning up the mess.

Government Chemist Tampered With 40,000 Cases, Locking Countless Innocent Americans In Prison

Disturbingly, there are still numerous innocent people locked in prison, and they might not have any idea that it was Annie Dookhan who brought about the horrible fate they now face, day after day, year after year, stuck there with no hope of getting out. Rap Artist With No Criminal Record Faces Life In Prison For Album Lyrics.

Georgia Mom Arrested and Shackled Over Three Unexcused Absences For Sick Son. Georgia mother forced to turn herself in to be arrested after sick son was absent for three days.

Georgia Mom Arrested and Shackled Over Three Unexcused Absences For Sick Son

Credit: Fox News. Untitled. Wisconsin Supreme Court rules that cops do not need warrants to enter homes and seize evidence, effectively doing away with the Fourth Amendment.


Credit: Terence McCormack Flickr In a 4-3 decision, the Wisconsin Supreme Court just killed the rights of citizens outlined in the Fourth Amendment by stating that police officers may enter a home, or parts of the home, without a warrant and can seize evidence to use in the arrest and prosecution of citizens. The Fourth Amendment states that unreasonable searches and seizures are not allowed and that the only legally recognized search and seizure is one that is preceded by a warrant granted by courts. The warrant must be supported by probable cause. The deciding vote was cast by Justice Rebecca Bradley who was appointed by Governor Scott Walker, a member of the Republican party. Credit: Brian Duffy. U.S. Veteran's Children Taken Away Over His Use of Medical Marijuana. Raymond Schwab with his family in undated photo.Photo Credit: Courtesy of Raymond Schwab When Raymond Schwab talks about his case, his voice teeters between anger and sadness.

U.S. Veteran's Children Taken Away Over His Use of Medical Marijuana

“People who don’t understand the medical value of cannabis are tearing my family apart,” says the Kansas father of five and US veteran, who has a prescription for marijuana in neighboring Colorado, where it is legal. Nine months ago, Schwab tried to move to Colorado to grow medical marijuana for fellow veterans. While he and his wife were there preparing for the move, the state of Kansas took their five children into custody on suspicion of child endangerment, ensnaring his family in interstate marijuana politics.

Man’s Peaceful Facebook Post About Corrupt Cops Leads to Felony Charges, Endless Persecution. Thomas Smith, 27, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct for leaving negative remarks on a local police department’s Facebook page back in 2012.

Man’s Peaceful Facebook Post About Corrupt Cops Leads to Felony Charges, Endless Persecution

Photo Credit: The Free Thought Project A mistrial was called in the case of police accountability activist Matthew Townsend, who faces a potential five-year prison sentence for writing a Facebook post critical of a Meridian, Idaho police officer who arrested him without justification. His new trial, which is scheduled for three days, will begin on February 29. Trial Judge Lynn Norton prompted Assistant Ada County Prosecutor James Vogt to move for a mistrial during the opening argument of defense counsel Aaron Tribble after Townsend’s attorney mentioned that the original arrest involved an alleged jaywalking violation, and that Townsend is now charged with a felony for complaining about the arrest on Facebook. The Idaho Rules of Criminal Procedure do not address that question. “Mr. Untitled. Toke SignalsIn a recent Forbes column, I described the limitations of the Rohrabacher-Farr amendment, a spending rider aimed at preventing the Justice Department from interfering with the implementation of state medical marijuana laws.


A trial that continues today at the federal courthouse in Tacoma illustrates one of those limitations: U.S. attorneys may claim the medical marijuana suppliers they choose to prosecute are not complying with state law, and that claim can be difficult to refute when the law is hazy, as it is in Washington. DN! This is viewer supported news Donate After the grand jury’s decision not to indict, Tamir Rice’s mother Samaria Rice accused the prosecutor of "deliberately sabotag[ing] the case, never advocating for my son, and acting instead like the police officers’ defense attorney.


" Attorneys for the Rice family have asked the Justice Department to intervene over what they call "extreme bias" and "a charade process aimed at exonerating the officers. " Questions have also been raised about the officers’ past. Barking at a Police Dog in Pennsylvania Gets You 7 Years in Prison. Lou ColagiovanniNovember 12, 2015 (ANTIMEDIA) The accusation that Oakland Raiders linebacker Ray-Ray Armstrong taunted a Pennsylvania police dog has shed light on a little known, and excessive, Pennsylvania state law.

Barking at a Police Dog in Pennsylvania Gets You 7 Years in Prison

Deputy Maria Watts of the Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office was present at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh on Oct. 8. She claims Armstrong and other unnamed players “taunted” a 4-year-old German Shepherd police dog. Watts alleges Armstrong yelled, “Hey dog, hey dog” while “barking really loudly” as the players made their way out onto the field. As total lunacy infests America, mom faces jail time for letting her son play outdoors. Takepart. On the morning of July 25, 2012, Houston police detained a woman named Rosa Sade Batts in an area that was known as a hub for prostitution and the drug trade.


Batts had been standing in the street, flagging down cars and “impeding lanes of traffic,” according to the Houston Police Department’s incident report, and when the two officers approached, she and two women accompanying her crossed the street in the other direction. That was enough. The cops stopped the three women for “pedestrian violations”; then they started asking questions. Congress Introduces Legislation to Ensure Corporate Criminals Remain Above the Law. Photo: Vince/flickr CC 2.0 By Michael Krieger | Liberty Blitz Krieg House Republicans on Monday unveiled legislation that would decriminalize a broad swath of corporate malfeasance, a move that injects white-collar crime issues into the thus-far bipartisan agenda on criminal justice reform.

Related Article: Would Bernie Sanders Be a Good President? Police Shootings Won't Stop Unless We Also Stop Shaking Down Black People. Owen Freeman In April, several days after North Charleston, South Carolina, police officer Michael Slager stopped Walter Scott for a busted taillight and then fatally shot him, the usual cable-news transmogrification of victim into superpredator ran into problems. Single mom arrested for ‘abandoning’ her kids at food court while interviewing for job 30 feet away. A single mother was placed under arrest by Houston police and later released after being accused of abandoning her children at a mall food court while she interviewed for a job just 30 feet away, reports KHOU. Laura Browder said she took her 6-year-old daughter and 2-year-old son with her to a mall for a suddenly scheduled job interview because she didn’t have enough time to line up child care. According to Browder, she bought the children lunch at the McDonald’s in the food court and sat them at a table approximately 30 feet away and well within sight while she interviewed.

Browder was taken into custody by police when she went to claim her kids, after someone at the mall called police saying the children had been left there crying. Kansas Man Facing Felony Murder Charge for Telling an Acquaintance Where He Could Find Marijuana. Wichita, KS — Kyler Carriker is a good person. He is a loving husband and a father whose life could be ruined because of the ridiculous nature of the state’s war on drugs. According to Carriker’s family, on April 17th, 2013, Kyler and a friend had finished work and were headed out to go fishing. They were stopped by a train where they ran into Carriker’s former classmate. Carriker was asked if he could find any “smoke,” meaning marijuana. Carriker said he could try, so they exchanged telephone numbers. This Teen Had Sex with Another Teen, So a Judge Tore His Family Apart. DreamstimeAt last America is realizing how Taliban-esque our sex offender laws can be. Arrested at 17, Carlos Montero has been in Riker's Island for 7 years without being convicted.

Meet Jerry Hartfield. A judge overturned his conviction 35 years ago. He's still in prison, waiting. 11-Year-Old Boy Played in His Yard. CPS Took Him, Felony Charge for Parents. DreamstimeOne afternoon this past April, a Florida mom and dad I'll call Cindy and Fred could not get home in time to let their 11-year-old son into the house. The boy didn't have a key, so he played basketball in the yard. A Judge Just Let A Cop Walk After A Deadly Shooting. Legal Experts Say The Reasoning Is 'Incredible.'

Free-Range Children Kidnapped by CPS For Playing in the Park Alone. State Puts Innocent Man on Death Row for 30 Years, Admits Error, Then Refuses to Pay a Cent in Compensation. Hours after Shreveport, Louisiana prosecutor Marty Stroud persuaded a jury to sentence Glenn Ford to death in 1984, he went out to celebrate, toasting his success with other revelers from his office. Oregon man facing no charges remains in jail 900 days after arrest. Nine hundred days ago today, Benito Vasquez-Hernandez and his son Moises were arrested in Madera, California. The Hidden Foce Behind Georgia's Move to Legalize No-Knock Searches. Driver Convicted of Using Cell Phone in Spite of Evidence He Wasn't.

This was submitted by an anonymous reader, via the submissions page. The original story can be found at Life in Prison for Selling $20 of Weed. Homeless and hungry, Fate Vincent Winslow wanted something to eat, so he agreed to sell pot to a stranger—an undercover cop. On September 5, 2008, Fate Vincent Winslow watched a plainclothes stranger approach him. Homeless and hungry, on a dark street rife with crime, the 41-year-old African American was anxious to make contact, motivated by one singular need: food. Another man, this one white, stood next to Winslow. Georgia judge jails Muslim woman for wearing headscarf to court. Police Push For Anti-Cop Comments To Be Legally Considered ‘Hate Speech’ Dubuque widow charged over husband’s cash.

NYPD Wants To Make Resisting Arrest A Felony. “Failure To Obey” Documentary: What Happens When You Stand Up To Unconstitutional Checkpoints. Bratton Wants Resisting Arrest To Be A Felony. This Man Faces Life In Prison For Rapping. Journalist Makes Powerful Statement After Receiving 63 Month Prison Sentence. You May Not Like Weev, But Your Online Freedom Depends on His Appeal. Meet the Grandpa Doing Life Without Parole—for Pot. Judges are not above the law. A New IRS Horror Story That Makes Past Scandals Pale In Comparison. Video shows John Crawford's girlfriend aggressively questioned after Ohio police shot him dead in Walmart.

All White Jury Convicts Black Activist of Election Fraud with no Evidence - He Now Faces Life In Prison. After 22 Years on Death Row, Woman May See Case—Based on Word of Rogue Cop—Dropped. Washington DC Council Moves To Protect Its Citizens From Its Cops, Passes Asset Forfeiture Overhaul Bill. Forbidden Fruits: Whatever Medicinal Foods The F.D.A. Forbids - NewsSum. This Minnesota Mom is Facing 2 Years in Jail for Saving Her Son’s Life. Battered Victim Marissa Alexander Back In Jail On Plea Bargain - Florida Injustice Wins Again. I Am a Patriot. Stop This Madness. No More Killing In Our Names. D.C. Police’s Asset Forfeitures Are Very Lucrative and Very Petty. Three Ways Courts Screw the Innocent Into Pleading Guilty. Ohio Chief Offers Dumbest Response to Public Questioning Officer Dog Shooting. 90-Year-Old Man Defies Police Orders, Continues Feeding Homeless People. Racine WI Police Murder Innocent dog running away. This Minnesota Mom Could Go To Jail For Saving Her Son With Cannabis Oil. This Needs To Stop.

State Orders Man to Pay $30k in Child Support or Face Jail, Despite Proof He Is Not Father. State Orders Man To Pay $30k In Child Support Or Face Jail, Despite Proof He Is Not Father. After Life Sentence, Juror Says, "Had I known...I would have had to have found not guilty."