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Cops Won't Let Journalist Take Pics of Ugly Government Buildings, Because 9/11!

Overly suspicious control freaks…

Washington, D.C. is home to many government buildings that are as ugly on the outside as they are the inside. BuzzFeed’s Benny Johnson biked around town earlier this week snapping photos of a few of the most hideous examples, such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation headquarters, the U.S.

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Federal Judge to Camera-Shy Austin Cops: People Have a Right to Record You. Deal With It.

This is not some newly discovered right that Oborski and his colleagues might have understandably overlooked. To the contrary, it rests on longstanding principles repeatedly recognized by the Supreme Court.

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Busted for Off-Leash Dog, Man Ordered Not to Leave SoCal

“The probation department doesn’t even take it seriously,” he snickers. “They deal with gangbangers, drug dealers, murderers. And here I am, for a dog leash.”

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Stossel: Over-Policing America

It’s not because crime got worse. There is less crime today. Crime peaked around 1990 and is now at a 40-year low. But as politicians keep passing new criminal laws, police find new reasons to deploy their heavy equipment.

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Border Agents Harassed My Family (Entered via wrong boarder)

“What is your relation to these children?” brusquely demands the young border guard who examines my two daughters’ passports and my own.
They do have their mother’s last name, and they do look somewhat Asian.

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