Tag Archives: The Raw Story

The Raw Story – David Edwards – Court Declares 92 Occupy Chicago Arrests Unconstitutional – 11 October 2012

Two New York City police officers arrest a man during the "Occupy Wall Street" protests. Photo: Flickr user anjanjanj.

A judge in Cook County, Illinois on Thursday dismissed over 90 cases against Occupy Chicago activists on the grounds that they violated the First Amendment of the United States Constitution. Continue reading

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Stephen C. Webster – Ron Paul’s Federal Reserve Audit Approved By House Committee – 28 June 2012

One of Rep. Ron Paul’s (R-TX) lifelong policy goals is on the brink of becoming a reality.

In a nearly unanimous voice vote on Wednesday, the House Oversight Committee approved a bill that would require the U.S. Federal Reserve to conduct a first-ever complete audit of its books and divulge details about its monetary policy discussions. The bill is expected to be taken up by the full House of Representatives sometime next month. Continue reading