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The Over-Criminalization of American Life

The over-criminalization of America has undermined justice, the rule of law and legal egalitarianism. While the corporate media devotes itself to sports, entertainment, dining out and the latest political kerfuffle, America has become the Over-Criminalization Capital of the World. The proliferation of laws and administrative regulations, federal, state and local, that carry criminal penalties has…

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Blogger Faces $1.1 Million Penalty For Lying, Igniting Free Speech Debate

Australian beauty blogger Belle Gibson is facing a steep penalty for what the government said was “lying.” Consumer Affairs Victoria’s legal counsel told the Federal Court on Thursday the maximum penalty of $1.1 million applies if the court accepts Gibson made five contraventions of consumer laws. Belle Gibson, the disgraced beauty blogger made the false claim…

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Video: Man Gets Ticketed for Warming Up His Car…in His Own Driveway

The “land of the free” is increasingly becoming anything but, which this story perfectly illustrates. Last week, Taylor Trupiano did something many Americans do during the cold winter months: he warmed his car up in his driveway for a few minutes while he waited inside his home. Taylor, who lives in Roseville, Michigan, went out to…

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