Showing posts with label persecution. Show all posts
Showing posts with label persecution. Show all posts

Dec 26, 2018


Gun owners don't seem eager to comply with New Jersey's new magazine ban

fromReason: Police officers, who can now charge people who own 15-round magazines with a felony, were outraged when it looked like they might receive equal treatment.
2nd Amendment Assaults

VIDEO: Police State America - The Persecution of Michael Flynn

fromLibertyPen/YouTube: rom Tucker Carlson Tonight, a look into the FBI's dealings with General Michael Flynn. Is Michael Flynn guilty of colluding with Russia?  Was he guilty of perjury? Or was he framed?
Police State America     Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

House Democrats line up behind what could be the largest expansion of government in decades

fromDailyCaller: Democrats are increasingly lining up to support a “Green New Deal,” which, while vague on details, could end up being the largest expansion of government in decades.
Economic Policy: Statism Versus The Free Market

Blame government regulations for America's uninsured problem

fromForbes: Consider how the Affordable Care Act has destroyed America's individual insurance market. The guaranteed issue mandate forces insurers to sell coverage to all customers, regardless of their age and health status.
Economic Policy: Statism Versus The Free Market

Walter E Williams: Disparities galore

fromCreators: We differ significantly over a host of socio-economic characteristics by race, sex, ethnicity and nationality. The differences have little or nothing to do with any sort of social injustice or unfair treatment. 
Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

NY Times Suggests Eradication of All Humans Not a Bad Thing—Because “Climate Change”

fromNYTimes: Would our planet be better if all humans were wiped off the face of the Earth? NY Times ponders how that is not such a bad idea.

Why Are Angry Ranchers Being Called Terrorists?

by Frank Furedi. It wasn’t long before pundits played the terrorist card in relation to the standoff between a group of ranchers and the US federal government at Oregon’s Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. In the Guardian, Wajahat Ali objected to the description of the ranchers as ‘militiamen’ rather than ‘terrorists’. ‘If the Oregon militiamen were Muslim  ... MORE

Jacob Sullum: 2 Ranchers, 2 Fires, Too Long Behind Bars

The injustice of mandatory minimums.        The occupation of buildings at Oregon's Malheur National Wildlife Refuge by a group of armed and disgruntled ranchers has brought national attention to a case that illustrates the injustices wrought by mandatory minimum sentences. The men who took over the buildings on January 2, led by Nevada   ... MORE

Law Enforcement Ranks Terrorists Threats To America

by Zack Beauchamp. If you asked law enforcement professionals which extremist movements most threaten America, what would you expect them to say? If you expect their most common answer would be Islamic extremists, it turns out you'd be wrong — though not by much. In a 2014 survey, the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism ... MORE

Public Servants At Work: 2 Parents Weren't Sure How Their Little Girl Fractured Her Leg, So CPS Took Their Children

by Lenore Skenazy.   Yet another heart-wrenching state-sanctioned kidnapping. Here’s another horrifying case from the Family Defense Center in Chicago. A baby’s fractured leg convinced the Department of Child and Family Services that she had been abused, despite the fact that fractures like hers are common in kids, and there was absolutely no other  ... MORE

Jacob Sullum: No Wonder Freddie Gray Ran From The Cops

Explaining the anger.   When the cops chasing Freddie Gray caught up with him, they had a problem: He had not done anything illegal. They solved that problem the way cops often do: They picked a charge after the fact. According to Marilyn Mosby, the state's attorney for Baltimore, that charge, carrying a switchblade, was legally unfounded. Gray's    ... MORE

France Dishonors Charlie Hebdo By Policing Hate Speech

by Brendan O'Neill.  Two months after the massacre at Charlie Hebdo, the French state has just taken a massive merde on the graves of those who were killed. It has decided to honor their memory, or dishonor it, by instituting what promise to be the most stringent anti-hate speech laws in Europe.  It has declared an “unmerciful battle”—the Justice   ... MORE

Rapper Faces Long Prison Stretch Over Unpopular Speech

by Emma Lacey-Bordeaux.      If only there was a First Amendment. Song lyrics that glorify violence are hardly uncommon. But a prosecutor in California says one rapper's violent lyrics go beyond creative license to conspiracy. San Diego-based rapper Tiny Doo has already spent eight months in prison, and faces 25 years to life in prison if convicted ... MORE

Edward Cline: Payback For Dinesh D'Souza

Censorship by example.      In the proud tradition of Stalin. Dinesh D’Souza, the prominent conservative writer, has been arrested and indicted on trumped-up Federal Election Law charges. Why? Just as Leona Helmsley was charged and tried for tax evasion, and Wall Street maverick Michael Milken was charged and indicted for “racketeering,”      ... MORE