Open Letter to Sheriff Gillepsie

August 6, 2014 To Sheriff Doug Gillespie, Clark County Nevada Sheriff’s Department, In a recent press conference, you mentioned 1) the BLM lied to you and 2) Bundy brought armed men to the ranch for protection. While I can’t speak to the validity of your first claim, we unequivocally take issue with Continue reading Open Letter to Sheriff Gillepsie

Durham fake 911 calls made by police to enter homes outrage residents

Christian Savoy Jacksonville Top News Examiner July 15, 2014 Durham, N.C. residents are outraged after learning of fake 911 calls made up by police in order to gain entry into homes. It is well known that many cops use questionable tactics in order to illegally search homes, vehicles, and other Continue reading Durham fake 911 calls made by police to enter homes outrage residents

THE MILITARIZATION OF POLICE: Hundreds of counties have MRAPs

Original story by By Liz Goodwin, Yahoo News, 6-24-14 Increasingly, our government, at all levels, is less and less concerned about protecting our rights and more concerned about dominating and intimidating law abiding citizens. Meanwhile, all manner of criminals stream across the border and lawlessness prevails. It seems that the Continue reading THE MILITARIZATION OF POLICE: Hundreds of counties have MRAPs

Massachusetts SWAT teams claim they’re private corporations, immune from open records laws

By Radley Balko June 26 As part of the American Civil Liberties Union’s recent report on police militarization, the Massachusetts chapter of the organization sent open records requests to SWAT teams across that state. It received an interesting response. As it turns out, a number of SWAT teams in the Continue reading Massachusetts SWAT teams claim they’re private corporations, immune from open records laws

DOJ accused of targeting gun industry with ‘Choke Point’ program

By Emily Miller Published June 02, 2014 FoxNews.com The Obama administration, after failing to get gun control passed on Capitol Hill, has resorted to using its executive power to try to put some in the firearms industry out of business, House Republican investigators say. The assertion is included in a Continue reading DOJ accused of targeting gun industry with ‘Choke Point’ program

Veterans Administration Kills Softly While Other Agencies Arm To The Teeth

Bob Barr | May 21, 2014 In 2009, Sarah Palin was the first to coin the phrase “death panel” in a Facebook post about the future of government-run healthcare. “Government health care will not reduce the cost; it will simply refuse to pay the cost,” Palin wrote. “And who will Continue reading Veterans Administration Kills Softly While Other Agencies Arm To The Teeth

No More Stealing by Government? A Long-Overdue Attack on Asset Forfeiture

Daniel J. Mitchell | May 16, 2014 Since I’m a public finance economist, I realize I’m supposed to focus on big-picture issues such as tax reform and entitlement reform. And I do beat those issues to death, so I obviously care about controlling the size and power of government. But Continue reading No More Stealing by Government? A Long-Overdue Attack on Asset Forfeiture

SWAT: Manufacturing The Justification To Kill?

by Mike McDaniel Read More Here John Fund at National Review Online recently published an article titled “The United States of SWAT?” While not an exhaustive missive on the topic, it raises a number of interesting issues. Regular readers know I’ve often written on the topic of the misuse of Continue reading SWAT: Manufacturing The Justification To Kill?

Obama Signs Executive Order To Legalize BLM’s Land Grabs

In yet another turn of events indicative of Obama’s tactics, the Commander-in-Chief has stooped to issuing yet another Executive Order in order to bypass Congress. The order, as so many before it, was in no way a change to the executive branch as it ultimately legalized the BLM’s authority to Continue reading Obama Signs Executive Order To Legalize BLM’s Land Grabs

If You Are Afraid Of Another Bundy Siege, This Congressman Has A Plan To Never Let It Happen Again

B. Christopher Agee — April 30, 2014 Read More Here His bill could end the BLM as we know it. The recent standoff between federal Bureau of Land Management agents and protesters at the Bundy Ranch in Nevada exposed a reality many Americans have seen coming for decades. Federal agencies Continue reading If You Are Afraid Of Another Bundy Siege, This Congressman Has A Plan To Never Let It Happen Again