John Whitehead

Type: Person
Name: John Whitehead
Title: Secretary to the Treasury - The Treasury (New Zealand)
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Judge says ordinary tools actually are 'weapons'

Ordinary tools, such as pliers, screwdrivers and wrenches, are “weapons” and so a Chicago school was correct to punish a teacher who brought them to class for a visual aid, according to a new court decision.The ruling from a federal court in Illinois ... [Published WorldNetDaily - 2 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

New youth hub

A NEW community centre for young people has opened in Billingham after a major project by the town council.A disused building in John Whitehead Park has been refurbished into the hub which will be used as a centre for a host of youth sessions and a place ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

When is a tool a weapon? Chicago court throws out teacher discipline case.

A veteran Chicago elementary school teacher was suspended for four days after bringing in tools, among them a pocket knife and box cutter, to show his second-graders how they're used. A veteran teacher at a Chicago elementary school has lost his bid to ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Conservative group claims school bullying law tramples free speech rights

NEWARK, N.J. – A fourth-grader’s remark about a classmate’s head lice is the basis of a federal lawsuit that seeks to overturn New Jersey’s toughest-in-the-nation anti-bullying law.Attorneys for The Rutherford Institute, a conservative civil liberties ... [Published Education News - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Attorney: School's overreaction to pocket knife may destroy teen's future

An Ohio high school student is fighting to save his dream of serving in the Army after his school found a folding pocket knife in his car and had him jailed.Jordan Wiser, a senior at Ashtabula County Technical School in Jefferson, was charged in December ... [Published One News Now - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

How many times have the cops photographed your license plate?

(Thinkstock Image)ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Local police know exactly where my car has been — and when — during the past few months. They could have the same information — or more — about you.As a part of my series on the use of automatic license plate readers ... [Published Washington Examiner - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Damages of R10m ‘will cause insolvency’

Leila SamodienJustice WriterONE of the men involved in a scuffle that left Andrew Merryweather partially paralysed faces an "adult life of insolvency" should he have to pay more than R10 million in damages as ordered by court.The incident took place at ... [Published Cape Times - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

License plate readers unconstitutional sez Civil Liberties advocate

© AJC/Kent D. JohnsonCameras attached to a police car or State Patrol car quickly capture the numbers and letters on license plates, the computer checks the information against at data base and then there is an alarm.The widespread use of automatic license ... [Published Sott.net - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Berto Jongman: John Whitehead Reviews the the US Budget and What It Says About America and Americans

Why Are Americans Paying to be Searched, Spied On, Shot At, and Robbed Blind by the Government [and the Oligarchs Behind the Government]? John Whitehead OpEdNews, 7 April 2014 The State Department wants $400,000 to purchase a fiberglass sculpture of a ... [Published Public Intelligence Blog - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Police Bypass Fourth Amendment With License Plate Readers

By Kathryn WatsonApril 03, 2014From  WatchdogALEXANDRIA, Va. — The widespread use of automatic license plate reader technology by local police departments is not only unsettling — it’s unconstitutional, one civil liberties advocate argues.“One problem ... [Published Rutherford Institute - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 2 reports

How will 'Big Data' reshape New Zealand?

BIG DATA: What are the risks and benefits of sharing so much information with the Government?The buzz word is "big data" and it's shaping government policy, but what does New Zealand's data future hold, and do we want to go there?That's one of the questions ... [Published stuff.co.nz - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

NZ's data future explored (Fuseworks)

A fridge that knows when you’re running low on milk and orders it from your supermarket, to traffic lights that turn green for ambulances, these are all possibilities for the future, but do we want or need to go there?A discussion paper that highlights ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 01 2014]

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The 18-year-old's career dreams are now at risk because of the incident, says the attorney. "he's looking forward to a future of public service ... [but] he spent 13 days in jail and i believe it was a $50,000 bond he was put on – like he was a common criminal" says Whitehead...
...who have electronics sittin' around and don't know how to get rid of 'it to come on out on Saturday," said John Whitehead, Deputy City Manager. "for televisions, there is a $10 charge to discard those. the only thing that we ask that you not bring out are microwaves."
"go to your local city council, argue for them to ask for a resolution asking their local congressman to get their act together and follow the fourth amendment" Whitehead said

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Judge says ordinary tools actually are 'weapons' [Published WorldNetDaily - 2 hours ago]
New youth hub [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 22 hours ago]
When is a tool a weapon? Chicago court throws o... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Apr 18 2014]
Conservative group claims school bullying law t... [Published Education News - Apr 16 2014]
Attorney: School's overreaction to pocket knife... [Published One News Now - Apr 16 2014]
How many times have the cops photographed your ... [Published Washington Examiner - Apr 15 2014]
The Obama Administration Wants Gun Owners To We... [Published RINF.com - Apr 15 2014]
Damages of R10m ‘will cause insolvency’ [Published Cape Times - Apr 15 2014]
Valdosta preparing for Spring electronics recyc... [Published WALB 10 - Apr 10 2014]
License plate readers unconstitutional sez Civi... [Published Sott.net - Apr 10 2014]
HS2 payments 'better than nothing' [Published BBC - Apr 09 2014]
The Obama Administration Wants Gun Owners To We... [Published PrisonPlanet - Apr 09 2014]
Shaping the Pacific Century [Published US Department of State - Apr 09 2014]
Just salute and follow orders’: When secrecy an... [Published People's Blog for the Constitution - Apr 08 2014]
Berto Jongman: John Whitehead Reviews the the U... [Published Public Intelligence Blog - Apr 08 2014]
High School Student Arrested After Notifying Pr... [Published PrisonPlanet - Apr 07 2014]
For a good cause [Published ChicoER.com - Apr 04 2014]
Boiling Spring defeated Bishop McDevitt 48-27 i... [Published PennLive.com - Apr 04 2014]
New revelations about mom killed by Capitol cops [Published WorldNetDaily - Apr 04 2014]
Police Bypass Fourth Amendment With License Pla... [Published Rutherford Institute - Apr 03 2014]
Fridges to star in new digital age [Published New Zealand Herald - Apr 03 2014]
Quill Pinpoint outperforms rivals in commission... [Published Legal Support Network - Apr 03 2014]
How will 'Big Data' reshape New Zealand? [Published stuff.co.nz - Apr 02 2014]
Discussion paper on data sharing released (News... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 02 2014]
How can 'Big Data' reshape New Zealand? [Published stuff.co.nz - Apr 02 2014]
NZ's data future explored (Fuseworks) [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 01 2014]
COMMUNITY NEWS: Kirkby [Published Mansfield Chad - Mar 31 2014]
6 months since mom gunned down by D.C. cops [Published WorldNetDaily - Mar 30 2014]
Chief's alibi for deadlyshooting ridiculed [Published WorldNetDaily - Mar 29 2014]
Carroll County commissioner defies judge’s orde... [Published Washington Post - Mar 28 2014]
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Just salute and follow orders’: When secrecy an... [Published People's Blog for the Constitution - Apr 08 2014]
Original commentary by John Whitehead, published March 31, 2014 on the Rutherford Institute blog. “The Secret Government is an interlocking network of official functionaries, spies, mercenaries, ex-generals, profiteers and superpatriots, who, for ...
Berto Jongman: John Whitehead Reviews the the U... [Published Public Intelligence Blog - Apr 08 2014]
Why Are Americans Paying to be Searched, Spied On, Shot At, and Robbed Blind by the Government [and the Oligarchs Behind the Government]? John Whitehead OpEdNews, 7 April 2014 The State Department wants $400,000 to purchase a fiberglass sculpture of a ...
Lights, camera, arrested: Americans are being t... [Published People's Blog for the Constitution - Mar 16 2014]
/style> Original Commentary by John Whitehead published on March 10, 2014 by the Rutherford Institute Once again, the U.S. government is attempting to police the world when it should be policing its own law enforcement agencies. We’ve got a ...
Google, China, The NSA, And The Fourth Turning [Published Zero Hedge - Mar 12 2014]
Submitted by Jim Quinn of The Burning Platform blog , “Even if you’re not doing anything wrong, you’re being watched and recorded. …it’s getting to the point where you don’t have to have done anything wrong, you simply have to eventually fall under ...
Free Speech, RIP: A Relic of the American Past [Published People's Blog for the Constitution - Mar 03 2014]
Original commentary by John Whitehead of the Rutherford Institute on March 3, 2014. Living in a representative republic means that each person has the right to take a stand for what they think is right, whether that means marching outside the halls ...
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