Washington DC residents ticketed for parking in their own driveways, news from Iraq, an update on liberty activist Sam Dodson who is still behind bars, home ownership back to 2000 levels, resort told to cut down palm trees so muggers can't hide behind them, and more government programs that failed.
Toby and Nick count down 11 safety laws and programs that may feel good, but in reality do nothing to benefit society. Among these, speed limits,
Mexican drug lord thanks Obama and past presidents for making him a billionaire, Obama's hypocritical statements about marijuana, the Downsizer Dispatch, the economy, CA to ban 'non-green' televisions, the 2nd Amendment leaves armed robber dead, and an Ohio man is asking for a jury trial after being arrested for operating a motorized bar stool while intoxicated.
On this week's show, A look back at the last 99 episodes of the show, 1 in 31 Americans caught up in the criminal justice system, a police officer beats the crap out of a 15-year-old girl, the Downsizer Dispatch, the stock market sinks even lower, Kellogg's stock price plummets after they drop sponsorship of Michael Phelps, and the war on drugs with new news from the Mexican boarder.
Medical Marijuana bill in NH, we have the story and the interviews. Also, Court orders CA to release 1/3 of their prison population, the Downsizer Dispatch, porn police censor Renaissance era art, Saudi Arabia Judge upholds arranged marriage between an 8-year-old and a 47-year-old, and armed police in the UK respond to a Cowboys and Indians birthday party. http://www.freemindstv.com
On this week's show, the revolving door of the US prison system, a Kansas man accidentally left in jail for an extra month is now facing jail time because he is unable to pay for his extra jail accommodations, a federal judge making $170,000 quits because he isn't making enough money, the Downsizer Dispatch, the African Union, the nanny state bans children from parks because of excess snow, and police targeting gays in illegal sting operations.
The US Supreme Court gives another blow to the 4th Amendment, the Australian government says identical twins are not legally related, an update on the GW Bush shoe thrower, the Downsizer Dispatch, wasting government bailout money, the first nation in the world to outlaw tobacco, Iceland throws out the conservative party, and how to avoid the flu and look like a dork at the same time.
Free Talk Live talk show host Ian Freeman threatened with jail time for reporting on and having an opinion on marijuana civil disobedience, banning books from children, the Downsizer Dispatch, nationalizing European banks, federal gun registry, and India threatens jail time for those who use or sell plastic bags. http://www.freemindstv.com
Marijuana activist Andrew Carroll holds some of the illegal substance in his hand and is arrested as an act of civil disobedience, and we have the footage and an exclusive interview with Andrew. Also, the Downsizer Dispatch, Madoff's Ponzi Scheme and the justice system, Obama vs. guns, and NYPD seeks an air monitor crackdown for New Yorkers.
Andrew Carroll performs civil disobedience by holding some marijuana in his hand on Railroad Square in Keene NH. Andrew, who has never smoked marijuana, successfully demonstrated that although he didn't hurt anybody, the state will arrest and prosecute him regardless. Stay tuned to http://www.freekeene.com and http://www.freemindstv.com for updates on Andrew's case.