Showing posts with label FEMA. Show all posts
Showing posts with label FEMA. Show all posts

September 19, 2017

How the government can steal your stuff: 6 questions about civil asset forfeiture answered

from The Conversation: Civil asset forfeiture laws let authorities, such as federal marshals or local sheriffs, seize property – cash, a house, a car, a cellphone – that they suspect is involved in criminal activity.
Police State America

Stop encouraging people to live in dangerous places

from Reason: Make Harvey and Irma our last blank checks, and from here on out, have people pay their own freight for living dangerously.
Economic Policy: Statism vs The Free Market

Walter E Williams: The Welfare State Legacy

from Creators Syndicate: So you think that the problems of today's black Americans are a result of a legacy of slavery, racial discrimination and poverty?
The Welfare State: Promoting Dependence

Internet raises $80k for hot dog vendor mugged by government

from Foundation for Economic Freedom: A cop steals money from a hot dog vendor's wallet. Then, the Internet provides justice.
Police State America

🎬  So you think money is the root of all evil?

from LibertyPen: Excerpts from Atlas Shrugged in response to the comment that money is the root of all evil. From the brilliant Ayn Rand
Economic Policy: Statism vs The Free Market

America does not need socialism, but more laissez-faire capitalism

from Capitalism Magazine: Very often bad ideas do not die. They simply reappear during periods of supposed social and political crisis in slightly different intellectual garb.
Economic Policy: Statism vs The Free Market

Ron Paul: Dept of Homeland Security, What is it Good For?

Get rid of TSA and FEMA.        Late Friday night, Congress passed legislation funding the Department of Homeland Security for one week. This vote followed weeks of debate over efforts to attach a prohibition on funding President Obama’s executive order granting amnesty to certain illegal immigrants to the Homeland Security funding bill.      ... MORE

Why Ending FEMA Will Improve Disaster Response

by Chris Edwards.  Under the U.S. Constitution, the powers delegated to the federal government are “few and defined,” as James Madison noted in Federalist 45, while the powers of the states “will extend to all the objects which, in the ordinary course of affairs, concern the lives, liberties, and properties of the people.” That decentralized    ... MORE

Top 10 Most Dangerous U.S. Government Agencies

The danger within.      We have chosen to highlight United States agencies; however, this top 10 list has global impact, as the U.S. has now proven to be the enforcement division of the overarching globalist agenda of centralized control. One could argue that every government agency serves the purpose of stifling freedom and wasting      ... MORE

Stranded Sandy Victims Tangled In FEMA Red Tape

by Joe Schoffstall.  Nearly two months after homes in Staten Island, NY were devastated by Hurricane Sandy, residents say they’re still struggling with red tape as they try to get the government to help. FEMA “really hasn’t done much, if anything, and they’re making people go through a whole bunch of bureaucratic tape,” one resident told MRCTV.   ... MORE

NYers Say FEMA Ignored Obama's Cut Red Tape Pledge

"FEMA ain't doing nothing."       Storm-ravaged New Yorkers say President Obama’s promise to cut red tape and get them aid in the aftermath of Sandy has proven to be hot air. Angry citizens vented at FEMA officials at a town hall meeting held by the disaster relief agency Thursday, with tempers boiling over. Some 1,000 people,      ... MORE

Why Minimum Wage Laws Hurt, Not Help, Employees

by James Street.   I began working at the ripe old age of 15. I refereed paintball on the weekends. And it sucked. It was hot, stinky, I wasn't a big fan of most of my fellow employees, my boss was a jerk, and I got paid $6 an hour. I only worked 12 hours a week or so, and being a single teenager, Uncle Sam raped me royally on taxes. One would think that such a ... MORE

FEMA: Welfare Masquerading As Disaster Relief

by Shikha Dalmia.    Hurricane Sandy hadn't even touched down when liberals started blowing kisses to FEMA, or Federal Emergency Management Agency, the federal disaster relief agency. A New York Times editorial declared that the impending storm proved that the country needs FEMA-style "Big Government" solutions more than ever. Salon, New    ... MORE

Art Carden: Price Gouging In A Picture

What can we say about price gouging?     In open defiance of what everyone learns in an introductory economics class about the laws of supply and demand, politicians in New York and New Jersey (and elsewhere, no doubt) are vigorously enforcing their laws against “price gouging” and implementing alternative rationing mechanisms like even-odd    ... MORE

Do FEMA Camps And Martial Law Foretell America's Future?

by Darren Weeks.   During the 1980s Iran Contra hearings, Lt. Col. Oliver North was questioned by Congressman Jack Brooks concerning North’s role in the development of a continuity-of-government plan called “Rex 84” (“Readiness Exercise 1984”), under which the U.S. Constitution would be suspended, and people moved into FEMA camps in the event   ... MORE

Sheldon Richman: Life Without FEMA?

There is a better way.     Advocates of big government never miss a chance to capitalize on a natural disaster. Even before the storm has passed, they will boast that without activist government, recovery would be impossible. Peddlers of this line ask us to imagine what life would be like today—in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy—without FEMA and the   ... MORE

Infowars: FEMA Training Camp Activity In Missouri

"Incredible activity" at civilian internment facility. An anonymous source, going by the name of Sam, has sent photos to of a FEMA training camp located at Ford Leonard, Missouri. Sam will talk with Alex Jones on his nationally syndicated radio show today. Sam was contracted to work at the camp. He describes it as a “civilian inmate training ... MORE

VIDEO: Green Monsters In The White House

Bad news for Barry! A peek inside the bubbling Solyndra scandal.