42-year-old Michael Allison of Illinois could spend the rest of his life in prison for recording police in public. He faces five counts of eavesdropping, a class one felony. Of course, the police are allowed to video people in public with impunity.
The Illinois Assistant Attorney General has joined the case and told the judge that citizens do not have the constitutional right to record police.
Man, nothing I hate more than an asshole prosecutor:
Often, you’ll notice I use the tag “asshole” in my posts.
I often use that tag to refer to myself. It is doubly true in this instance.
Happy whatever day this is, peeps.
I just love that Dar Williams wrote a song about therapy:
The mainstream media are shrugging at Lawrence Wilkerson, Colin Powell’s former chief of staff, who has started an interesting campaign to bring Dick Cheney to justice for war crimes…