By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org
MINNEAPOLIS — The Supreme Court is the most libertarian branch of the federal government.
Yes, the Supreme Court. The same body that once ruled the federal government had the authority to regulate wheat grown for home consumption — under the odd rationale that wheat not being sold was subject to the constitutional provisions giving [...]
Pamela Harris says she had one reason for going to battle with the powerful Service Employees International Union.Read More →
By Adam Tobias | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON, Wis. — It’s just like soft body armor that police officers utilize daily.
That’s the analogy Madison Police Capt. Vic Wahl uses when discussing his department’s newly operational Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle, a 30-ton armored truck used in Middle East war zones that is designed to survive attacks from improvised-explosive [...]
t’s the land of the not so free and the home of the heavily armed.Read More →
John Fleming sees plenty of parallels between police departments’ use of automatic license plate scanning technology and widespread electronic surveillance by the National Security Agency.Read More →
By Rob Nikolewski │ New Mexico Watchdog
SANTA FE, N.M. — Half the officers involved in an anal cavity search of a man wrongly suspected of carrying drugs are still on the job, a New Mexico Watchdog investigation shows.
Three officers for the Deming Police Department were never even disciplined.
Two of the three officers in Deming remain on the job, documents obtained [...]