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Ben Swann: Got Illegal Corporatist Red-Light Camera in Your City? Govt Servants can be Charged!

Reality Check: Should Elmwood Place officials face criminal charges over speed cameras?

By Ben Swann

FOX19.com-Cincinnati News, Weather

The fight over the speed cameras in Elmwood Place continues tonight.

As of right now, those cameras are off and a class action lawsuit on behalf of those who were ticketed by the robo-cams is moving forward.

But based on the judge's blistering ruling on these cameras, is that enough?

Ben has the Reality Check you won't see anywhere else.

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I heard that those cameras were not legal in court

I've ignored a couple of "photo" tickets in WA State. When fines came in the mail, they went straight to trash can. Never heard anything more about it. They were for supposedly running red lights.

I had read somewhere back when, that they will not take you to court over them because they will lose.

Excellent Resource Here

Go to http://www.highwayrobbery.net/

Tons of info on fighting them.

What do you think? http://consequeries.com/

A few years ago I was talking

A few years ago I was talking to a friend (a lawyer who was public defender for a while & also involved in local politics) about red light cameras.

He told me that cameras cannot testify against you in court. Said that you have the right to question your accuser and that accuser is not able to answer. He said a technician did not count, because then it basically is hearsay.

The town politicians realized the red light camera tickets were a losing battle in court.

Their solution? They simply reduced the fine until it got to the point where most people paid instead of fighting the tickets. It was better for most to pay rather than taking the time off of work to go to court.


as far as Im concerned.... YES!!!!

They should be charged with a crime... a crime to DEFRAUD the public which thereby has broken the public trust that they were elected to uphold...

I HATE THAT GOVERNMENT THINKS ITS OUR MASTER... That somehow if you get elected you can do f'ed up stuff to citizens because you are ... ready... government..... Ohhhhhhh ... I said the magic word... government... apparently if you are human, you can do magic things if you are part of this clan called "government" .... what magic that word has!!!!!

Love Liberty, be Vigilant

"Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty" (2 Corinthians 3:17)

Faith in God will prevail all things!

That's Awesome - These Tax Parasites

are desperate for funding. Anyway to keep there bennies , raises , paychecks funded, while they sit in an office doing nothing to earn their money, but find ways to put slop in the pig trough.

One of their scams in my area is to send out code enforcement looking for homeowners or businesses that have done property improvements. They are especially thick after a weekend or holiday. Not much new construction going on so they leave no stone unturned.

Bill Clinton - O these trade agreements will be wonderful for our country and citizenry - well drive thru any small town and you can see he was full of Crap

"You Cannot Stop An Idea Whose Time Has Come"

We beat the cameras, but then

We beat the cameras, but then the police chief did a "blitz" 2 weeks later and they pulled over 500 people in one day. I was one of them. It was obvious retribution for loosing that battle. He said he won't give up the fight. I'm guessing that blitz was a warning shot.

if all 500 of you went to

if all 500 of you went to court and fought the charges it would totally overwhelm the court system. If everyone who was found guilty refused to pay the fine and said that they would just serve time in jail and get some free food for a couple of days that would put an end to that.

Nah, MA would LOVE everyone

Nah, MA would LOVE everyone fighting the tickets. Since we have to pay a $25 court fee now, even if found innocent.

do you have to pay before you

do you have to pay before you can go in front of a judge or after.

The entire police force can

The entire police force can be fired, and new good cops hired.

We already fired the chief

We already fired the chief once, the union got him his job back. I'm guessing this is one reason he is now in favor of cameras.

When are people going to wise

When are people going to wise up and realize that public employee unions are a form of collusion and should be declared illegal?


good cops??? i would NOT trust anyone who receives a paycheck to be a "cop" or "law enforcer"

WE ARE the authority... and if we all took that responsibility seriously, we all bear arms everywhere we go, we would ONLY need note takers (formerly known as police or cops) to write down what happened when a crime went down. Thereby reducing the thugs who enter such public job description and DRASTICALLY improving OUR power!!!! Our legitimate power... that belonged to us the whole time!

Self responsibility = Independence = Liberty

Love Liberty, be Vigilant

"Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty" (2 Corinthians 3:17)

Faith in God will prevail all things!

Our battle against the

Our battle against the machines, and we are winning.