Sunday, February 26, 2017

Court Officials Who Jailed a Veteran for Living Off-Grid Were “Just Doing Their Jobs”

What if your job meant that you had to go arrest a guy who just wanted to live off the grid on his own land? What if that guy was a veteran? What if his only crime was refusing a service that he was supposed to pay for, like public water or utilities?

Is it actually acceptable to go to his place, kidnap him, and hold him against his will for that?

If YOU are the person who takes any of those actions, are you to blame if you’re “just doing your job?”
Meet Tyler Truitt

Tyler Truitt is a veteran who owns two acres of land in Madison County, Alabama. He and his girlfriend live off-grid. They have a clean, well-cared-for home with solar panels and a rainwater collection system. They don’t have loud parties, deal drugs, or do anything else that could be deemed anti-social.

Read More HERE


  1. The fundamental right to property is a pipe dream, and we are complicit in our own undoing. "Just doing my job" is Stockholm Syndrome. We saw it in action.

  2. Nothing is free in this country anymore. If you think you own a home or anything else, you only own it until the government decide they want it. More power to this man and I hope folks will raise hell about this any where they can.