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“I live inside myself…”

A Pennsylvania man was cited for DUI on Tuesday. However he claims that he himself is a sovereign nation, so the court cannot dictate what he does. Get a load of this:
Scott Allan Witmer, who represented himself, said he believes police lack jurisdiction to pull him over. As he said in court: “I live inside myself, not in Pennsylvania.” He said there is no victim in the crime and asked to go to trial.

He won’t be released from jail until he’s undergone psychiatric evaluation.

Sovereign nation, eh buddy? Good luck with that one…

What do you all think? Is this guy just trying to avoid charges or is he truly a bit of a nutcase?


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In 2006, then-editor Steve Smith of The Spokesman-Review had the idea of starting a publication for an often forgotten audience: teenagers. The Vox Box was a continuation of the Vox, an all-student staffed newspaper published by The Spokesman-Review. High school student journalists who staffed the Vox made all content decisions as they learn about the trade of journalism. This blog's mission was to give students an opportunity to publish their voices. The Vox Box and the Vox wrapped up in June 2009, but you can follow former staffers' new blog at http://voxxiez.blogspot.com.

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