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Originally posted by detachedindividual
And Americans still think they live in freedom and democracy.
People need to spread this story far and wide. First on the state level to demand coverage, then on the national level.
Believe it or not, I'm a lefty and I had immense hope when Obama was elected. Unfortunately, I consistently see evidence that everything Bush did, Obama does better.
In a follow up interview with Burton and Scott, they told us that the FDLE agents executing the warrant said it was highly unusual to execute a warrant for the alleged offense of recording a public official in the course of conducting business. Burton said that the agents gave indications that the raid may have been politically motivated.
Originally posted by SassyCat
NOBODY expects the American Inquisition!
This guy sure didn't. Looks like he got raided by hired goons. After reading this people will probably think twice before blowing a whistle .
Bottom line here is that this man needs legal backing, which can be expensive. Is anyone setting up a fund for him?
If so, I will send some money. $10 or $20 each from 1,000 people goes a long way. Anyone else?
He also reported that the DEP had seized a logger’s entire season harvest, even though the logger had the proper permits, and was violating no laws. A judge later ruled that the logger in question had legally harvested the logs, valued at over $300,000, but the DEP has refused to return the logs. He contends that public records regarding this case were intentionally destroyed.