Tag Archives: Fourth Amendment

Iowa Nullifies the U.S. Supreme Court: Thoughts from Maharrey Head #122

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” When it comes to the legal system, Americans make a federal case out of almost everything. But a guy in Iowa took a different route. When Iowa police violated his rights, he didn’t run to the feds. He sued in state court under the Iowa Constitution. As a result, the […]

A Government Right to Privacy? Thoughts from Maharrey Head #121

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” Does the government have a “right to privacy?” Some cop thinks so. In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I explain why he’s full of crap. LISTEN You can subscribe to Thoughts from Maharrey Head for free on iTunes. Just click HERE. You can also listen on my YouTube channel HERE. SHOW […]

So…You Have Nothing to Hide? Thoughts from Maharrey Head #114

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” Whenever I talk about government surveillance, I always get people saying it doesn’t matter. After all, “If you have nothing to hide, you have nothing to fear.” In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I challenge this ignorant mantra and explain exactly why we should care about surveillance. And […]

Thoughts from Maharrey Head #51: Bipartisan Constitution Shredding

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” I this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about the bipartisan attack on the Constitution in the wake of the Orlando shooting. As I put it in a recent article, Gun-grabbers to the left of me, voyeurs on the right. People often complain about partisan bickering and gridlock. […]

Gun-Grabbers to the Left of Me, Voyeurs to the Right

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I’ve got gun grabbers to the left of me, voyeurs to the right. In the wake of the Orlando shooting, politicos of both the Republican and Democratic persuasion scrambled to apply Rahm Emanuel’s salient advice. “Never let a crisis go to waste.” Right wingers filled my Facebook newsfeed with complaints about the lefty gun-grabbers exploiting […]

Thoughts from Maharrey Head #49: Another Federal Court Fail

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about the latest federal court failure to protect your rights. This time it relates to privacy. Apparently, using your cell phone voids the Fourth Amendment. In a 12-3 ruling issued last week, a federal appellate court held police do not […]