Posts Tagged Texas
This amazing dash cam video and subsequent video of court proceedings well confirms the long tradition of utter lawlessness in the state of Texas.
“I verbally objected to an unconstitutional search of my vehicle in Electra, Texas. Police officers Matt Wood and Gary Ellis maliciously responded by issuing me two false citations. I got a copy of the dashboard-camera video at the pretrial hearing. It showed all. City attorney Todd Greenwood demanded I give my copy of the evidence back, and tried to have me arrested when I refused.
Todd Greenwood then compared rural Texas to the movie Deliverance, and warned me “What’s written down in the Constitution is one thing, and the real practice is another.”
You can help:
We petition the Obama administration to: Peacefully grant the State of Texas to withdraw from the United States of America and create its own NEW government. Sign it!
Once again, in the context of the entire Country, Utah is special. It can only be for 2 reasons.
1. We are the MOST progressive State
2. We are the LEAST progressive State.
I guess it depends…
The Campaign to Keep Guns Off Campus, Students For Gun-Free Schools, and the North Texas Brady Campaign held a major rally in Austin, Texas on the second anniversary of the Virginia Tech to protest state legislation to permit students to carry guns on campuses at public universities.
Watch this ABC News video, and see the press release below. Read the rest of this entry »
I know nothing about this story except what I read on KSL.com. Certainly of interest.
President Dick Cheney and former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales have been indicted on state charges involving federal prisons in a South Texas county that has been a source of bizarre legal and political battles under the outgoing prosecutor.
The indictment returned Monday has not yet been signed by the presiding judge, and no action can be taken until that happens.
Cheney is charged with engaging in an organized criminal activity related to the vice president’s investment in the Vanguard Group, which holds financial interests in the private prison companies running the federal detention centers. It accuses Cheney of a conflict of interest and “at least misdemeanor assaults” on detainees because of his link to the prison companies. [snip]
The indictment accuses Gonzales of using his position while in office to stop an investigation in 2006 into abuses at one of the privately-run prisons.