The U.S. Forest Service Wants to Fine You $1,000 for Taking Pictures in the Forest

The Forest Service oversees 193 million acres of wilderness. In a month, you won’t be able to take a picture in them without getting a fine — even if the new rules are unconstitutional.

Eric Vilas-Boas Esquire 9/24/2014

Nice photo. That’ll be $1,000, please.

This week’s most profoundly wrongheaded display of nonviolent press infringement comes […]

Do you know your rights?

Here Are the Rights You Have When Interacting With a Police Officer in One Detailed Infographic

Jason Howerton The Blaze 1/2/2014

Constitutional rights aren’t all that effective if you don’t know what they are. A new infographic released by seeks to help Americans understand what rights they do and don’t have when […]

Sharia law now enforced by Toronto Police

Eeyore Vlad Tepes 9/17/2011

Related: TDSB Mosqueteria Protest Muslims Celebrate the Defeat of Secularism in Toronto.

Canadian bloggers Blazing Cat Fur and Five Feet of Fury (and many others in our links list) have reported extensively on these incidents of “creeping shariah.” Please don’t think this won’t happen in America: it already is.

Update: […]

Taking Photos In Public Places Is Not A Crime

“Of all tyrannies a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our […]

Why does the past seem so far away?

John Hinderaker Power Line 8/1/2010

In part, because we so often see it in black and white. But the world has, for some thousands of years at least, looked much as it does now. This morning I stumbled across this beautiful collection of color photographs, taken in the U.S. between 1939 and 1943. They belong […]