Lemonade Freedom Day was last Saturday, August 20th. As many as 30 families across the country participated by selling lemonade with their kids. One stand, near the capitol in Washington, DC ended with the arrests of Meg McLain, Kathryn Dill and Will Duffield. See the excellent video above for the whole story. Their performance was […]
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Listen carefully to what cops say when they question you. You might be able to just walk away.
Prepare to be shocked by this Frontline documentary.
Imagine your friend engages you in a venture to feed the homeless. You must help me, he says. You promise to do so. On the first day of feeding the hungry, your friend steals their booze, cigarettes and drugs. It’s only right, he says, since there’s no sense in feeding people who are killing themselves. […]
Nonviolence, argues Dr Michael Nagler in the above talk (well worth its 46 minutes), always makes things better, even when we who practice it get hurt or killed. I have to agree. For the more skeptical, think of it this way: at least it’s not making things worse. Consider this: in India, where nonviolent resistance […]
You’re going to like this guy. After 30 years of unmolested enjoyment of a swimming hole, cops crack down with trespassing charges for dozens of peaceful swimmers in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Despite the state’s failure to prove their charges, the gentleman in the film was found guilty. He appealed and finally was vindicated. Check out this […]
This week Julian Heicklen is expanding his jury rights pamphleteering tour to New Jersey, multiple locations in Pennsylvania and Delaware. Today Jim Babb and I joined him at the federal district courthouse in Trenton, New Jersey. We were only minimally hassled and managed to hand out 200 pamphlets before we retired to lunch. Tomorrow we’ll […]
This morning I filed a complaint with Plymouth police. I don’t get the impression they take it very seriously. Do you? Here’s a description of the incident that I am complaining about. Yes, it happened three months ago but better than never! Here is the video on YouTube as well, in case Vimeo is not […]
Here are followup articles to this one, from newest to oldest: Warwick Police Pass My Case Up to Bucks County District Attorney, No Charges Filed Against Me Yet 13 Jan 2010 Filed Complaint with Warwick Police (video) 12 Jan 2010 So I was out at lunch with classmates from a pistol instructor course this afternoon. […]