Individual Revolution

BitTorrent based DNS to counter U.S. domain seizures

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 12/08/2010 - 15:26

November 30, 2010 - In a direct response to the domain seizures by U.S. authorities during the last few days, a group of established enthusiasts have started working on a DNS system that can’t be touched by any governmental institution.

Ironically, considering the seizure of the Torrent-Finder meta-search engine domain, the new DNS system will be partly powered by BitTorrent.

A well behaved herd of sheeple

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 12/01/2010 - 13:27

DENVER, Colorado - November 24, 2010 - If ever there was an indicator of just how apathetic and well trained the Amerikan public truly is, it must be this situation with TSA.

Like a herd of bedraggled sheep, thousands of you forfeited your Fourth and Fifth Amendment rights and allowed the government to irradiate you and view your virtually naked body, or allowed yourself to be subjected to an enhanced pat down… nothing short of a sexual encounter; and for what?

Passenger chooses strip down over pat down

Submitted by Freedomman on Thu, 11/25/2010 - 15:04

SAN DIEGO, California - November 22, 2010 - When a San Diego man opted out of security screening using the Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) at Lindbergh Field Friday, he stripped down to his underwear in an attempt to avoid the pat down procedures.

Samuel Wolanyk took the protest started November 13 by Oceanside's John Tyner to a whole new level.

While Tyner videotaped his refusal to be patted down, telling the agent, "If you touch my junk I'll have you arrested," Wolanyk decided to give the TSA a look at his body,  down to his Calvin Klein's.

David Nolan, founder of Libertarian Party, has died

Submitted by Freedomman on Thu, 11/25/2010 - 15:02

DENVER, Colorado - November 21, 2010 – I just received this sad news. David Nolan, who along with eight others founded the Libertarian Party in his living room in Denver in 1971, unexpectedly died yesterday (Saturday, Nov. 20).  He apparently suffered a stroke while driving alone. His car went off the road and struck something, which may have contributed to his death.

Cop suing over mocking videos

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 11/03/2010 - 21:16

TORONTO, Ontario, Canada - October 19, 2010 - Earlier this year, Constable Adam Josephs threatened to arrest a young woman for blowing bubbles in his direction during the G20 protest in Toronto.

Now he is threatening to sue YouTube for "ridicule" over a series of cartoon videos that have been posted mocking his overly aggressive demeanor.

Entrepreneur outwits EU light bulb ban

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 10/27/2010 - 19:49

BERLIN, Germany - October 15, 2010 - A German entrepreneur is bypassing a European Union ban on light bulbs of more than 60 watts by marketing his own brand as mini heaters.

Siegfried Rotthaeuser and his brother-in-law have come up with a legal way of importing and distributing 75 and 100 watt light bulbs - by producing them in China, importing them as "small heating devices" and selling them as "heatballs."

Black lawmaker says cops assaulted and falsely arrested him

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 10/13/2010 - 20:38

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania - October 8, 2010 - A state lawmaker claims Philadelphia police officers "began yelling profanities, obscenities and making threats of physical harm" to him when he stopped to watch them "roughly frisking" an older man, who also is black.

State Rep. Jewell Williams claims the officers took money from the older man's pockets and were letting it blow away, and abused him when he told bystanders to "leave the man's money alone."

Student campaigns to restore Pledge of Allegiance

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 10/06/2010 - 14:17

ARLINGTON, Massachusetts - September 26, 2010 - For the first time in 40 years, high-school students in Arlington, Massachusetts are able to recite, in a school environment, those familiar words: "I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all."

The opportunity to say the Pledge of Allegiance is the result of the work of Arlington High School senior Sean Harrington, who spent three years trying to get his town's school committee to restore the pledge at the start of each school day.

Sustainable off-the-grid living

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 09/01/2010 - 18:20

Survival instructor Cody Lundin has designed a home that is completely independent of any and all government services. Cody explains in easy to understand language, practical ways to live off the grid, free from the constant scrutiny of Big Brother and independent of government when it comes to basic services.

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Portraits of the Fallen

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 08/25/2010 - 17:58

Kaziah Hancock is making a big difference by preserving U.S. veterans who died in combat has painted hundreds of portraits of these deceased soldiers, which she gifts to their families. She is uninterested in politics; she simply loves her freedom, and this is one way she has found to express that love.

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