Farmer Fined $2.8 Million for Plowing His Own Land

May 31, 2017 by  Steve Byas It’s a case that involves property rights, due process of law, constitutionally protected rights, and rule by bureaucratic fiat. A farmer in California’s Tehama County will undergo a trial this August in an attempt by the federal government and the state of California to fine him $2.8 million for … More Farmer Fined $2.8 Million for Plowing His Own Land

Power Move: Gorsuch Opts Out Of High Court Labor Pool

Why are Clerks deciding what gets heard at SCOTUS? May 27, 2017 by Kevin Daley   In an early show of independence, Justice Neil Gorsuch declined to join the Supreme Court’s “cert pool,” an administrative division of labor that allows for efficient review of the deluge of petitions the justices receive each term. Adam Liptak … More Power Move: Gorsuch Opts Out Of High Court Labor Pool

A Promise Kept

May 26, 2017   Memorial Day is not like other American holidays. It is a somber remembrance of those who put their lives on the line and lost them in service to our country. From the American Revolution through the Civil War, the World Wars, Vietnam, the Gulf War and now Afghanistan, Iraq and other … More A Promise Kept

Declassified Docs: NSA Routinely Violates Rules Protecting Privacy of Americans

May 25, 2017 by  C. Mitchell Shaw   Under the pretext of the war on terror, the surveillance state has continued to grow in the years since 9/11. And while claiming a series of checks and balances to give the surveillance state a veneer of credibility, the truth is that — as a recent report … More Declassified Docs: NSA Routinely Violates Rules Protecting Privacy of Americans

VIDEO Eminent domain abuse violates private property rights

7,2, 2015   BY REP. TOM REED (R-N.Y.)   Since our country was founded, private property has served as a cornerstone of our freedoms. The constitutional right to private property is based on the principle that government should not unreasonably interfere with the use of one’s property.  In the Declaration of Colonial Rights, the First Continental … More VIDEO Eminent domain abuse violates private property rights

Sheriff Clarke Faces Accusations of Plagiarism

May 22, 2017 by  Steve Byas CNN has launched an attack upon Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, Sheriff David Clarke, alleging that he plagiarized content in his 2013 master’s thesis, Making U.S. Security and Privacy Rights Compatible. Clarke received his master’s degree in Security Studies from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. Webster’s Ninth New Collegiate … More Sheriff Clarke Faces Accusations of Plagiarism

Illegal-alien Arrests Up Nearly 40 Percent Under Trump

May 20, 2017 by  Warren Mass   Statistics released by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on May 17 indicated that during the 100 days since President Trump signed multiple executive orders regarding immigration enforcement priorities, ICE agents have arrested more than 41,000 individuals who are either known or suspected of being in the country illegally. … More Illegal-alien Arrests Up Nearly 40 Percent Under Trump

FCC Votes to End Net Neutrality and Restore a Free Market Internet

May 19, 2017 by  C. Mitchell Shaw The FCC voted Thursday to put an end to so called Net Neutrality, correcting one of the worst regulatory missteps in the history of the FCC. The 2-1 vote reverses the 2015 vote that reclassified Internet service as a public utility under Title II of the Communications Act … More FCC Votes to End Net Neutrality and Restore a Free Market Internet

Special Counsel Appointed to Investigate Alleged Trump-Putin Connection

May 18, 2017  by  C. Mitchell Shaw   Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein appointed a special counsel Wednesday to investigate alleged connections between Trump and Russia. The special counsel — former FBI director Robert S. Mueller III (shown) — will have free range to investigate both those alleged connections and whether Russia attempted to … More Special Counsel Appointed to Investigate Alleged Trump-Putin Connection