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Old 07-10-2013, 09:32 PM   #1841
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“It’s sad that on a day that is celebrated for freedom and liberty, such a
grotesque violation of both has occurred,” said Matthew Novak, Vice Chair
of the Libertarian Party of Tennessee. “The Rutherford County Sheriff’s
deputy trashing a lawabiding citizen’s constitutional rights on July 4th
makes it clear that the very meaning of Independence Day has become lost
on the law enforcement community in Rutherford County,” said Jim Tomasik,
Chairman of The Libertarian Party of Tennessee.

At the end of the video, Chris Kalbaugh summarizes his experience:
I was yelled at, bossed around, my car ransacked without my consent, and had my rights taken away from me. All while not being detained. I broke no laws. Officer Ross told me that my Constitutional rights did not matter at checkpoints. He said it is OK to take away Constitutional rights and civil liberties for reasons of safety. He didn’t even ask me if I had been drinking. This was a DUI checkpoint. Happy 4th of July, America.


The City of Murfreesboro
"At no time during the checkpoint were any City of Murfreesboro Police Officers or K-9s present nor were they shown in the video. "

The Sheriff's had a Facebook page as shown on a Google search.
Not available anymore.
Too much vitriol spewed in the comments I reckon.

As of the time of this post the video had



They must be a little backward
They did not conceal the directory structure of their old web site.

They did their web site with Frontpage.
Never cleaned up their server.
New site is at
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