by Brock Simmons March 29, 2020 Governors in Colorado, New Jersey, and Minnesota are demanding that private companies whose employees often use personal protective equipment (PPE) submit lists of their inventories to the state, in what could very likely result in the government seizing these supplies and redistributing them to hospitals due to the … More Democrat Governors Order Auto Shops, Veterinarians, Construction Companies Turn Over Lists of of PPE Gear Presumably for Possible Seizure
Case before Supreme Court contends officers legally liable (Image courtesy Pixabay) Police officers can’t seize $225,000 in cash and coins from private individuals without cause, contends a brief filed with the U.S. Supreme Court. The Institute for Justice friend-of-the-court brief addresses a case in which police officers in Fresno, California, seven years ago executed search … More Will cops get away with taking $225,000 in cash and coins?
It’s been 230 years since James Madison drafted the Bill of Rights—the first ten amendments to the Constitution—as a means of protecting the people against government tyranny, and what do we have to show for it? Nothing good. We can pretend that the Constitution, which was written to hold the government accountable, is still our … More Let’s Make America Free Again
By John W. Whitehead September 10, 2019 “That was when they suspended the Constitution. They said it would be temporary. There wasn’t even any rioting in the streets. People stayed home at night, watching television, looking for some direction. There wasn’t even an enemy you could put your finger on.”—Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale It’s been … More The Bill of Rights Turns 230, and What Do We Have to Show for It? Nothing Good
June 5, 2019 By John W. Whitehead “History shows that governments sometimes seek to regulate our lives finely, acutely, thoroughly, and exhaustively. In our own time and place, criminal laws have grown so exuberantly and come to cover so much previously innocent conduct that almost anyone can be arrested for something. If the state could … More You’re Under Arrest: How the Police State Muzzles Our Right to Speak Truth to Power
June 10, 2019 By John W. Whitehead “You had to live—did live, from habit that became instinct—in the assumption that every sound you made was overheard, and, except in darkness, every movement scrutinized.”—George Orwell, 1984 Tread cautiously: the fiction of George Orwell has become an operation manual for the omnipresent, modern-day surveillance state. It’s been 70 years … More The Omnipresent Surveillance State: Orwell’s 1984 Is No Longer Fiction
June 26, 2019 By Terence P. Jeffrey Ninety-nine years ago, Democrat Sen. John Walter Smith of Maryland provided $50 of his own — not government — money to help erect a cross in his home state. He was responding to a request from Mrs. Martin Redman, a mother who had lost her son in World … More Justice Thomas Provides Clarity on the Memorial Cross
By Dr. Jerry Newcombe – June 22, 2019 “Those who do not learn history are doomed to repeat it,” said Santayana. Many young people today claim to prefer socialism—and in some cases, even communism (which is socialism’s more violent form)—over capitalism. Recently a candidate for city council in Denver declared that capitalism has failed and … More What Is This Love Affair with Socialism?
By: Mike Maharrey| Jun 20, 2019 WASHINGTON (June 20, 2019) – Congress once again refused to limit warrantless spying by the NSA and other federal agencies. Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) and Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) proposed an amendment to an appropriations bill that would have effectively prohibited the warrantless collection of data from Americans under Sec. 702 of … More Congress Fails to Rein in Warrantless Surveillance. Again
REPORT: AG William Barr Cancels Appearance for House Committee Hearing Tomorrow… Posted on May 1, 2019 by sundance House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler has created a circus atmosphere ahead of a scheduled appearance by Attorney General William Barr tomorrow. After today’s hearing devolved into a hot mess; and after Nadler changed processes to block committee representatives from … More VIDEO AG William Barr Bests Sen Dems shuts down House Dems