Archives for: November 2013

Police Impersonators: Less Dangerous than Cops

by Will

Liberty Minute November 29 2013 Twice within the space of twenty-four hours, women in Texas were handcuffed and sexually assaulted by armed strangers in official-looking costumes. The first incident took place on a highway near Carrollton, Texas on No… more »

California's Gun-Grabbing Gestapo

by Will

Will Grigg?s Liberty Minute November 27, 2013 Tens of thousands of California residents have been covertly stripped of their right to armed self-defense without being accused of a crime. They won?t learn of their status until they are visited by a… more »

Leniency for a Drug-Dealing Judge

by Will

Will Grigg?s Liberty Minute November 26, 2013 Utahresident Virginia Ward cried as she was sentenced to 90 days in jail ? and three years of probation -- for drug trafficking. It could have gone much worse for her. Ward, who had become addicted to… more »

Off-Duty Cops Shake Down Drivers for DNA

by Will

Will Grigg?s Liberty Minute November 25, 2013 Customers at shopping malls are sometimes cornered by clipboard-toting researchers conducting surveys of various kinds. Busy shoppers who don?t have a few minutes to spare can decline ? politely, if… more »

Counter-Insurgency Warfare in Boise?

by Will

Liberty Minute November 22 2013 Like many other police chiefs and sheriffs nation-wide, Boise Police Chief Mike Masterson has procured a combat-grade armored vehicle for his department ? because the Pentagon is giving them away for free. Boise is on… more »

Revere the Constitution -- Yet Repeal the Second Amendment?

by Will

Liberty Minute November 21 2013 Professor Mary Penrose of the Texas A&M University School of Law claims that she is ?extremely passionate about? the U.S. Constitution ? except for that vexatious Second Amendment, which she says proves that th… more »

When Cops are Sore Losers, Innocent People Get Hurt

by Will

Liberty Minute November 20, 2013 A California Highway Patrol officer avenged a courtroom loss by stealing three years of an innocent man?s  life. In January 2007, CHP Officer Mark Magrann stopped a driver who was traveling at more than 100 miles pe… more »

"Officer Friendly" Opens Fire on a Minivan Full of Kids

by Will

Liberty Minute November 19, 2013 Rihanna Ferrell, who was driving a minivan in the company of her five children, was stopped by a New Mexico State Police trooper for violating the speed limit. After the officer returned to his car, Ferrell drove away f… more »

Recall -- and Prosecute -- Ada County's Criminal Sheriff

by Will

Liberty Minute November 18 2013 Last May 21, Idaho State Legislator Mark Patterson sent a letter to Ada County Sheriff Gary Raney demanding information on the sheriff?s potentially illegal lobbying efforts against a gun rights bill he opposed. The fo… more »

Turning the National Guard into an Engine of Subversion?

by Will

Liberty Minute November 15 2013 Following a recent Supreme Court decision that supposedly legitimized the novel institution called homosexual marriage, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel issued a directive extending marriage benefits to individuals ident… more »

Jury Nullification vs. The Prison Industry

by Will

Liberty Minute November 14 2013 America?s prison industry has reached another thoroughly regrettable milestone. Commentator Saki Knafo observes: ?If sitting in a prison cell was a job, it would be one of the most common jobs in the United States. In 2… more »

Political Racketeering in New Jersey

by Will

Liberty Minute November 13 2013 Mark Halper and his 14 children once ran a dairy farm on 75 acres outside of Piscataway, New Jersey. In 1999, a clique of local political officials and well-connected business interests staged a brazen land grab in the… more »

Shouldn't the Government Pledge Allegiance to Us?

by Will

Liberty Minute November 13 2013 Mark Halper and his 14 children once ran a dairy farm on 75 acres outside of Piscataway, New Jersey. In 1999, a clique of local political officials and well-connected business interests staged a brazen land grab in the… more »

Ten Days in Jail -- for Stealing 25 Years from an Innocent Man

by Will

LibertyMinute November 11 2013 Michael Morton spent a quarter-century in prison for a murder he didn?t commit. Former Williamson County, Texas District Attorney Ken Anderson deliberately withheld exculpatory evidence during Morton?s trial. His succ… more »

Benjamin Franklin, Terrorist Lover

by Will

Liberty Minute November 8 2013 According to Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz, Benjamin Franklin was an irresponsible extremist for placing a higher value on liberty than security. In an interview with NewsMax, Dershowitz declared: ?Benjamin Fr… more »

Hail the Sociopath-in-Chief

by Will

Liberty Minute November 7 2013 According to the new 2012 campaign memoir ?Double Down,? President Obama boasted that he is ?really good at killing people.? That comment was made with reference to the ongoing targeted killing program, in which t… more »

Ditching the Hippocratic Oath

by Will

Liberty Minute November 6 2013 Arthur Guett, who presided over the Health Affairs division of the Nazi regime?s Interior Ministry, attacked the Hippocratic Oath and promoted  the collectivist view that a medical practitioner?s first duty was to so… more »

Exiled Truth-Teller vs. Celebrity Criminal

by Will

Liberty Minute November 5 2013 It has been said that politics is the equivalent of show business for unattractive people. A better description might be that politics is socially sanctioned organized crime. Politicians or appointed officials who order o… more »

Officially Imposed Fictions about Global Warming

by Will

Liberty Minute November 4 2013 Plato?s Republic describes a supposedly benign totalitarian state ruled by an elite caste called the Guardians. Among the instruments of social control employed by the Guardians would be the use of ?Noble Lies? that… more »

Corporatist Totalitarian Indoctrination in Schools

by Will

LibertyMinute November 1, 2013 In overtly totalitarian countries, official education is permeated with unabashed propaganda exalting the Dear Leader and the state over which he presides. Every subject, including spelling, mathematics, and science ? i… more »

Obama's "Noble Lies"

by Will

Liberty Minute October 31, 2013 President Obama?s repeated assurances that Americans would be able to retain their current health care plans under the ObamaCare program were conscious, deliberate lies.  NBC News, tardily performing the kind of journ… more »

"Why Did You Kill My Grandma?"

by Will

Liberty Minute October 30, 2013 Zubair Rehman was walking home from school when he heard a loud buzzing noise followed by the percussive thunderclap of an explosion that left him stunned and momentarily sightless. When he recovered, the middle-school-a… more »

"Officer Safety" Uber Alles: Fearful Cop Kills Harmless Kid

by Will

Liberty Minute October 29 2013 As a police firearms instructor, Sonoma County Deputy Sheriff Erick Gelhaus would frequently tell his students: ?Today is the day you may need to kill someone in order to go home.? During a forum discussion Gelhaus ad… more »

Cops Kill Dogs Because They Can

by Will

Liberty Minute October 28 2013 Any encounter with a strange dog can leave a person unsettled. This is true of postal carriers, private delivery and service personnel, and police officers. But only cops consider themselves entitled to shoot dogs on sigh… more »

Would You Obey a Canadian Cop?

by Will

Liberty Minute October 25 2013 How would Americans react if police from Mexico or Canada were given permission to detain and interrogate US citizens ? and were exempt from American law in doing so? Were this to happen, the air would be rent with ind… more »

Ray Halbritter: Phony Indian Leader, Genuine Thug

by Will

Liberty Minute October 24 2013 Public outrage over the name of the Washington, D.C. NFL franchise is infinitesimal. Indeed, only the most sophisticated instruments known to applied physics could measure it. Yet the establishment media insists that call… more »

Mexico City Seeks to End Drug War

by Will

Liberty Minute October 23 2013  Since 2006, tens of thousands of Mexican citizens have died as a result of a full-scale civil war between drug cartels and the government. Much of the murderous mayhem has been funded and encouraged by Washington, which… more »

Police as Privileged Peeping Toms

by Will

Liberty Minute October 22 2013 The police department in Puyallup, Washington has a practice and custom of ordering female DUI suspects to undress completely in a room subject to video surveillance. This isn?t a security measure, since the women had a… more »