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Local Law Enforcement Chipping Away at the Fourth Amendment

Peter Van Buren | Posted 10.24.2014 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

The Bill of Rights was designed to protect the People from their government. That's quite literally becoming history today as new challenges, now from local law enforcement, chip away at the Fourth Amendment's protections of privacy.

Can the US Seize Would-Be Jihadis' Passports?

Peter Van Buren | Posted 10.14.2014 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

The idea of limiting an American citizen's travel proactively, on the assumption that she or he will end up fighting with ISIS based on documents or web postings, scrapes at liberty, even if the tools are there and it is legal to use them.

E.O. 12333: End-Running the Fourth Amendment

Peter Van Buren | Posted 09.23.2014 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

In Post-Constitutional America (2001-Present), the government has taken a bloody box cutter to the original copy of the Constitution and thrown the Fourth Amendment in the garbage.

USDA Works To Stop Import, Sale Of Illegal Giant African Snails

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 10.29.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — The giant African snail damages buildings, destroys crops and can cause meningitis in humans. But some people still want to collec...

LISTEN: Brain Having A Seizure Sounds...Weird

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.01.2013 | Science

Maybe you know what a seizure looks like, but ever wonder what one sounds like? To create the strange music in the recording above, Stanford Universit...

Did 'Emotional Stress' Factor Into Chris Brown's Non-Epileptic Seizure?

Posted 08.12.2013 | Healthy Living

Chris Brown's seizure early Friday was caused by "emotional stress," according to news reports. The seizure, which was non-epileptic, occurred at ...

AP Record Seizures' Impact on Future Journalists

Uloop | Posted 08.19.2013 | College
Uloop

The U.S. government has been under much scrutiny lately because of the possible illegality in the seizure of Associated Press (AP) records. But how does the seizure impact future journalists?

Friday Talking Points -- Rest In Peace, Fourth Amendment

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We gather here today to mourn the passing of the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution. Although weakened and battered in the past, it seems that it has finally succumbed and will be heard of no more.

Homeland Security Approves Their Right to Search and Seize Your Electronics Without Suspicion

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 05.04.2013 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

The Fourth Amendment of the Constitution already provides us with protection against unreasonable search and seizures for people in their "persons, houses, papers, and effects" -- is it time that we add "data" to this list?

3-Year-Old Helps Save Aunt During Seizure

Posted 09.16.2012 | Good News

Tyrone Copeland Jr., a 3-year-old in Wilmington, Del., is being credited with helping save his aunt after she had a seizure while they were playing in...

A Romney Story From the Revolution

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The name "Romney" has historical significance in Massachusetts, but the story goes back a lot further than just a recent ex-governor. In fact, a "Romney" played a significant part in the American Revolution -- on the British side.

'Deadliest Catch': Sick Crewman Airlifted From The Wizard

Posted 07.23.2012 | TV

Both the crew of the Wizard and fans of "Deadliest Catch" (Tue., 9 p.m. ET on Discovery) were immediately on the edges of their seats with worry when ...

Journals, Computers Seized In Missing Mom Search

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 10.26.2011 | Crime

SALT LAKE CITY — The father-in-law of a Utah mother missing for nearly two years said Friday authorities seized computers and journals during an...

3D TV Health Risks: 7 People Warned Not To Watch 3D TV (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Samsung's 3D television sets went on sale recently, despite a lengthy warning issued by Samsung about associated health risks. From Samsung's officia...

Rodney Stuckey COLLAPSES: Pistons Forward Taken To Hospital During Game

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

(AP) CLEVELAND -- Detroit's Rodney Stuckey was conscious and breathing on his own as he was taken to a hospital after collapsing on the Pistons' bench...

Piaget Building Examined By Feds: Links Between Iran, Skyscraper Suspected

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

UPDATE: Despite being known to some as the Piaget Building, luxury Swiss jeweler Piaget wrote in a statement that "the company does not own the buildi...

Fight Crime, Ban Symbols

Suzette Standring | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Suzette Standring

A patch, label or logo does not a murderer make. Let's not start down a road where in time the government gets into the business of controlling tee-shirt slogans.