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9 years down the ‘Shabby Road’

It seems a bit ironic that the first issue of the Independent Register rolled of the presses the day following the 36th anniversary of The Beatles’ classic album “Abbey Road.” It wasn’t planned. In fact, it was only just realized, … Continue reading

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Billyrock caged, charges unknown

By William R. Toler Anarchist activist and libertarian femme fatale Amanda Billyrock will be sitting in a cage this weekend. According to Ademo Freeman of Cop Block, Billyrock was socializing with him and others when she was arrested. He says … Continue reading

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It’s that time again…

It hardly seems like eight years since the first grueling weekend of news coverage& late-night layout sessions resulting in the eight-page first effort of a short-lived dream come true. This year’s anniversary post will be a bit different. How many … Continue reading

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Activists on tour promoting freedom

By William R. Toler With today marking the 50th anniversary of one of the country’s most well-known speeches from of its most well-known activists, I thought it appropriate to do this piece on several activists that are on tour promoting … Continue reading

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New York bill would make it a crime to ‘annoy’ police

By William R. Toler Those elected to allegedly serve the interests of “the people” in the State of New York, as usual are working on a bill to protect some of their own: the police. According to WIVB, legislators in … Continue reading

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Cop Blocker confronts officers on speeding

By William R. Toler While driving through the streets of Winston-Salem, a concerned individual noticed two police officers breaking the law. Clyde Voluntaryist, founder of Carolinas Cop Block and Never Take a Plea, followed the two cruisers until they parked. … Continue reading

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Freeman is a free(r) man

By William R. Toler Ademo Freeman is a free(r) man. The founder of Cop Block was released from jail in Manchester, NH in the wee hours of the morning Oct. 11…just before 5 a.m. Freeman, whose given name is Adam … Continue reading

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The more things change…

It’s now been seven years since the first issues of the Independent Register rolled off the presses at Carteret Publishing. This was after a grueling weekend of crisscrossing Craven County covering multiple community events and local high school football games … Continue reading

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Updates: Raub released, Ademo appeals

By William R. Toler One week after being detained, a former Marine can return to his Virginia home. Thursday, a judge ordered the release of Brandon Raub, who had been shuffled between two psychiatric wards since his “arrest” Aug. 16 … Continue reading

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Former Marine detained, held for mental evaluation over Facebook posts

By William R. Toler In a move that would have only seemed possible to some during the Bush Administration, a Virginia man has been taken into custody and is being held against his will, without criminal charges. Former Marine Brandon Raub … Continue reading

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Update: Ademo found guilty

By William R. Toler Adam Mueller, known among the liberty crowd in “the Shire” as Ademo Freeman, was found guilty Monday of three felony counts of wiretapping by a New Hampshire jury. The founder of Cop Block was sentenced to one … Continue reading

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Lemonade, lactose and liberty

By William R. Toler As a writer, it would be great if my lead sentence could be: Lemonade will fill the Reflecting Pool in the nation’s capitol Aug. 17 & 18. But that’s probably not accurate. What is accurate is that … Continue reading

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Cop Block founder faces 21 years for attempting accountability

By William R. Toler A political activist faces a possibility of 21 years in a cage for asking questions and recording answers. Adam Mueller, affectionately known as Ademo Freeman, is charged with three counts of felony wiretapping for recording conversations … Continue reading

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Reporter told not to record

By William R. Toler While covering a fatal fire near Aurora, NC, a television reporter was approached by a Beaufort County deputy who tried to prevent him from shooting. NewsChannel 12′s Mike Valerio said the deputy told him before he … Continue reading

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