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Pennsylvania Man Slammed to Ground by Cop for Singing Forced to Accept Plea Deal

Pennsylvania Man Slammed to Ground by Cop for Singing Forced to Accept Plea Deal

Over the summer we reported on a story out of Allentown Pennsylvania, involving James Ochse, who is better known as the Allentown singing man in an ultra viral video where he slammed to the ground by a cop. In the video, Allentown police officer Randy Busch can be seen approaching the ...
Mainstream Media Finally Acknowledging Need for Citizen Journalists

Mainstream Media Finally Acknowledging Need for Citizen Journalists

To those of us that use critical thinking skills, it's no secret that the corporate media lies. Mainstream media has, for years, been using their influence to sway elections, push products, and even help get murderers off. Well as long as those murderers are wearing badges, that is. T ...
Texas Cops and Paramedics Misapplying HIPAA Laws, Threatening Photographers With Arrest for Photographing Accident Victims

Texas Cops and Paramedics Misapplying HIPAA Laws, Threatening Photographers With Arrest for Photographing Accident Victims

In life, there are questions which – no matter how many times you ask – simply cannot be answered. Who shot JFK?? Did men really walk on the moon?? Is there a God?? But when the question involves your civil liberties and possibly being arrested for taking photographs, there should be ...
Virginia Man Arrested and Assaulted by Police for Recording Firefighters Misusing Public Property

Virginia Man Arrested and Assaulted by Police for Recording Firefighters Misusing Public Property

A Virginia activist and independent journalist was walking his dog on the evening of June 10th, 2015 when he noticed some peculiar activity happening inside a Richmond, Virginia firehouse. To Chris Dorsey, it looked as if city firefighters were actively working on their personal vehic ...
Texas House Pushing to Criminalize Citizens Who Record Legislators

Texas House Pushing to Criminalize Citizens Who Record Legislators

Texas House members voted Tuesday to keep a provision within an ethics reform bill that would open citizen journalists to lawsuits if they were to audio record a legislature without permission. The Senate version of the bill, authored by Van Taylor (R - Plano), concentrated solely on ...
Washington Jury Acquits PINAC Correspondent Thanks to Video Evidence

Washington Jury Acquits PINAC Correspondent Thanks to Video Evidence

After nearly 10 months since PINAC correspondent Scott Shimek was falsely arrested and charged with obstruction and resisting arrest in Washington, a jury of his peers came to the same logical conclusion we all did after watching the video. Not guilty on both counts. Shimek's arres ...