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PINAC founder ‘Not Guilty’

By William R. Toler What is a “real” journalist? According to Miami prosecutors, apparently a “real” journalist is one that doesn’t question the police. And apparently, police and prosecutors don’t think Carlos Miller is a real journalist, as he told … Continue reading

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Fourth Amendment flushed in court decisions

By William R. Toler “I’d like to get some sleep before I travel. But if you’ve got a warrant, I guess you’re gonna come in.” The late Jerry Garcia would be disappointed–as are many civil libertarians–that his line from “Truckin’” … Continue reading

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Harper: ‘This is just intimidation…’

By William R. Toler One week has passed since Craven County deputies under the command of Sheriff Jerry Monette seized — without a warrant — a coffin owned by Bill Harper from a polling site east of New Bern. It still … Continue reading

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Feds called for controversial coffin

By William R. Toler When Bill Harper arrived to pick up his coffin Saturday morning, he didn’t find it. Instead, Harper found a representative from the NAACP, according to Michael Speciale, Craven County GOP chairman, who believes the involvement of … Continue reading

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Freedom to reform

By Eric Voliva Just a passing thought on Mr. Toler’s eyebrow-raising article, Gestapo on the gridiron. It would seem that our government would have us freely hand over our most treasured of civil rights and paint for us, in exchange, … Continue reading

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