• I applaud someone who promotes and perpetuates the need for transparency in government. But this guy should have taken precautions to put himself and his back-ups out of reach of these very organizations. I bet this kind of thing never happens to him again. I also bet that if he’s got any sense about him, the cops in question will regret their actions.

  • Todd, he shouldn’t have to take measures to keep his backups out of reach – he is a US citizen and it protected by the Constitution…..oh, wait. “our government”, what a joke.

  • Self-reliance and an inherent distrust in law enforcement’s willful neglect at enforcing (conveniently selected parts of) the supreme law of the land lead me to the notion that dissenters with “mud” need to take extra-extra precautions. Anything less is akin to asking for trouble.

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