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University of Cincinnati police officer charged with murder of black man

By CBC News CBC News Jul 29, 2015 4:16 PM ET   University of Cincinnati police officer charged with murder of black man Campus police officer Ray Tensing charged with murder in fatal shooting of Samuel DuBose     University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing has been charged with murder in the shooting death of Samuel […]

Aubrey DuBose holds his mother Audrey during a news conference after murder and manslaughter charges against University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing were announced for the traffic stop shooting death of motorist Samuel DuBose. (John Minchillo/Associated Press)

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Whataburger’s Gun Discrimination Is Good For Liberty 2

By RPI Staff Ron Paul Institute July 13, 2015   Whataburger’s Gun Discrimination Is Good For Liberty   Next January it becomes legal in Texas to openly carry firearms in public places. The burger chain Whataburger has decided that it will not allow open carry of firearms in its restaurants. Is it OK for Whataburger […]


Battlefield America

By RPI Staff Ron Paul Institute June 29, 2015   Battlefield America   Our phones are tapped by the government, the police are militarized and viewing us as the targets, our free speech rights are being trampled daily. Is there any hope to return to a constitutional government that does not have the power to […]

Battlefield America - John Whitehead

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US Spoiling for More Wars, But Why?

By RPI Staff Ron Paul Institute June 25, 2015   US Spoiling for More Wars, But Why?   This week US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter, who comes to the Pentagon straight from the military-industrial complex, announced that 40,000 NATO troops and untold heavy military equipment would be deployed on the Russian border to deter Russian […]


Shona Banda Drug Arrest: A Prime Case for Jury Nullification

By RPI Staff Ron Paul Institute June 23, 2015   Shona Banda Drug Arrest: A Prime Case for Jury Nullification   If there ever was a “poster child” for the absurdity of the drug war, the case of Shona Banda must be it. Suffering from an extreme case of Crohn’s disease, the relief she found […]

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National Endowment for Democracy? Hardly!

National Endowment for Democracy? Hardly!

By RPI Staff June 21, 2015   After covert CIA backing of Radio Free Europe and other organizations was exposed in the 1970s, a group of neoconservatives decided to create a new kind of CIA to do in the open that which had been done in secret: the National Endowment for Democracy. More than 30 […]


Ron Paul: Empire of Lies

A Documentary Worthy of Ron Paul

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute May 6, 2015   A Documentary Worthy of Ron Paul   Lew Rockwell writes on his blog: Lots of documentary makers have approached Ron Paul over the years, but none measured up, until now. Why is this film different? because Charles Goyette is making it. Charles has the technical and artistic […]


Six Baltimore Cops to Face Criminal Charges in Freddie Gray Case

By Deirdre Fulton Common Dreams May 1, 2015   Six Baltimore Cops to Face Criminal Charges in Freddie Gray Case State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby said Gray asked for medical attention twice during a ride between the site of his arrest and a police booking center     Six Baltimore police officers involved in the arrest […]

Since bystander video of the arrest surfaced, showing Gray dragging his feet as he was put in a police transport van, there have been cries for charges against the officers. (Photo: Screenshot/YouTube)

Baltimore streets rocked by riots were eerily quiet the morning of April 29, 2015 — two days after the funeral of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died in police custody — as residents obeyed an all-night curfew enforced by some 3,000 police and National Guardsmen. (Jim Bourg/Reuters)

Baltimore shows police killings America’s real state of emergency 1

By Neil Macdonald CBC News Apr 29, 2015 4:00 PM ET   Baltimore shows police killings America’s real state of emergency Smartphone videos of police tactics are showing a reality too hard to ignore     The first time I heard my father say it, I was trailing along behind him, licking an ice cream […]


Video Captures Lightning Striking Two Planes Approaching Seattle Airport During Storm

By Mary Beth Quirk Consumerist April 3, 2015   Video Captures Lightning Striking Two Planes Approaching Seattle Airport During Storm     They say lightning never strikes twice — but one observant onlooker did catch two separate lightning strikes hitting planes approaching Seattle’s Sea-Tac Airport as they were landing. Both flights landed without incident, though […]

Screenshot from Youtube video by Owen Craft