Thursday May 23, 2013
Today in 2008, Utah Phillips dies in Nevada City, California. Born May 15, 1935 in Cleveland, Ohio. He was a labor organizer, folk singer, storyteller, poet, self-identifying as an anarchist.
The purpose of government is to make people miserable. If some people are more miserable than others it is only because government has failed to make everyone equally miserable. —
FreeKeene | 540 days in jail for dancing, smoking cannabis, going to court, and riding a bike. “Derrick J’s Victimless Crime Spree”, is a feature-length documentary chronicling liberty activist Derrick J Freeman’s exciting first year of activism in The Shire.... - [More]Posted: July 31, 2012 in Documentary
CopBlock | The court experience started off like normal with the emptying of your pockets and spreading them for the bailiff to ‘wand you’ which is always a good feeling. Then a few of us proceeded down the hall and into the court room. That’s when another bailiff called out to Pete to remove his hat and I turned on my camera.... - [More]Posted: January 25, 2011 in Articles, Videos
ObscuredTruth | During the Keene NH 2010 Pumpkin Festival, a mix of local law enforcement forced a local cub scout group to shutdown their fundraiser. They were on private property exactly as they had done the previous 4 years.... - [More]Posted: November 9, 2010 in Videos
FreeKeene.com | After reviewing their city council rules, city ordinances, and state laws; Dale Pregent seems to have made up the rules barring alcoholic beverage containers (not containing alcohol) in order to target free speech. When the Police Chief Ken Meola is unable to determine what is in the closed containers held by Ian Freeman and Sam Dodson, they were arrested for refusing to consent to search.... - [More]Posted: September 21, 2010 in Videos
FreeKeene.com | I do not expect to be acquitted, so it is very important that I be allowed to explain the events and why they occurred on March 20th 2010. I am accused of what is essentially civil disobedience not for myself, but on behalf of another individual, so this explanation will have some personal beliefs that are philosophical in nature, please hear me out. This will take about 5 or so minutes.... - [More]Posted: August 13, 2010 in Articles, Recommended
ObscuredTruth.com | OTN camera crews are attacked by Keene District Court Security with a metal door. All this happens right in front of a Keene policewoman who refuses to even take a report, much less arrest the attacker. I would like to add, this video quotes laws that I do not personally believe in. The purpose of this video (along with our requests to “arrest that man” in the video) are used rhetorically to shed light on the hypocrisy of “government law”. I think it was made profoundly clear the government only serves to protect itself, even at the expense of the safety of “the people”.... - [More]Posted: May 13, 2010 in Videos
ObscuredTruth | A group of liberty activists decided to host a 4:20 Celebration in the center of Nashua, NH on Saturday, March 20th, at 4:20pm. The event was well received by the general public. Undercover Police targeted a 17-year old black man in the crowd of over a hundred.... - [More]Posted: March 24, 2010 in Videos
ObscuredTruth.com | Keene City Manager John MacLean discusses the city’s policy on government employees committing crimes in the line of duty. Apparently video proof isn’t enough to overrule the word of bureaucrats.
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