Friday, April 17, 2015

'Free-Range' Parents Will Sue CPS For Grabbing Their Kids

by Lenore Skenazy. Taking the busybodies who mind your business to court. The Meitivs are lawyering up, and will file some kind of lawsuit against Montgomery County, Maryland, officials who took their children while the youngsters were walking outside by themselves. Matthew Dowd, a partner at Wiley Rein LLP, will represent the Meitivs free of  ... MORE

Californians Can Now Be Fined For Long Showers!

by Leslie Eastman.     Jerry Brown sells out to agricultural interests. I reported that California Governor Jerry Brown unveiled the state’s first water restrictions in response to the “mega-drought”. As I foresaw, the rules have turned out to be more about revenue generation than resource protection. What I did not predict is that my teen son and his    ... MORE

VIDEO: Walter Block - Understanding Minimum Wage

Jacob Sullum: Walter Scott Shooting Highlights Cops’ Contempt For The Citizen's Right to Record Police

Harassing camera-carrying bystanders needs to stop.  Even before it became clear that Feidin Santana was witnessing what local authorities now describe as a murder, it took guts for him to record the police encounter that ended in Walter Scott's death. Santana, who was walking to work at a barbershop in North Charleston, South       ... MORE

Andrew Napolitano: Can The President Kill Americans?

Can the president kill you? The short answer is: Yes, but not legally. Yet, President Obama has established a secret process that involves officials from the Departments of Justice and Defense, the CIA, and the White House senior staff whereby candidates are proposed for execution, and the collective wisdom of the officials then recommends     ... MORE

VIDEO: TSA Agents Had Scheme To Grope Male Genitalia

Public servants caught in the act of being themselves. 

Cop Pulls Black Man Over For Seatbelt Violation; Shoots Him When He Follows Order To Produce License (VIDEO)

See the unbelievable video.   A black man has come out in support of police body cameras after he was gunned down by a white officer during a traffic stop and writhed in agony on the ground saying: 'Why did you shoot me sir?' Levar Jones, 36, who has no criminal record and was on his way home from his job at a Subway cafĂ©, said the horror of his  ... MORE

John Stossel - Freedom To And From Religion

Government more powerful than God.  Religious oppression was one reason many of our ancestors came to America. They wanted to escape rulers who demanded that everyone worship their way. In Ireland, Catholics couldn't vote or own a gun. I assumed that because many of America's founders came here to escape such repression, they    ... MORE

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Walter E Williams: Reality May Be Optional

Let's pretend instead.   One of the wonders of modern times is that reality is often seen as a social construct and therefore optional. Thus, if one finds a particular reality offensive or inconvenient, he just "changes" it. Say that one is born a male or a female but believes that nature made an error. Some believe that nature's "error" can be corrected by   ... MORE

American Families Are Being Economically Destroyed

by Michael Snyder.     The systematic destruction of the American way of life is happening all around us, and yet most people have no idea what is happening.  Once upon a time in America, if you were responsible and hard working you could get a good paying job that could support a middle class lifestyle for an entire family even if you only had a high    ... MORE

VIDEO: John Stossel - Buy American

Thomas Sowell: The New Inquisition

How long will this country remain free? Probably only as long as the American people value their freedom enough to defend it. But how many people today can stop looking at their electronic devices long enough to even think about such things? Meanwhile, attempts to shut down people whose free speech interferes with other people's political   ... MORE

Police Want To Add “Eye Blinding” Laser To Thier Arsenal

by Lina Bryce.        More militaristic tactics on the way. A firm that provides non-lethal equipment to law enforcement is set to release a new “compliance weapon” that temporarily blinds targets for up to 15 minutes and police have their sights set on the “eye-blinding” gun. This, in spite of recent controversy of the Ferguson, Missouri unrest, stirs up      ... MORE

VIDEO: Can You Legally Film The Police?

Hillary: Resistance To Gun Control 'Terrorizes' The Nation

Not a fan of gun rights.   If Hillary Clinton ever gets around to telling voters her positions on controversial issues, it is not clear what she will say about gun control. Over the years, her stance has ranged from support for gun licensing and registration to an NRA-esque desire to "enforce the laws that we have on the books." Still, her disregard for armed self-  ... MORE