Archives for: May 2014

What Country Are We Living In?

by Will

  Liberty Minute May 30 2014   In Habersham County, Georgia, a SWAT team kicked in the door of a residence at 3:00 a.m. Without looking, one of the raiders hurled an incendiary grenade called a ?flash-bang? into the living room. The grenade lan… more »

Is Threatening a Terrorist a Crime?

by Will

Liberty Minute May 29 2014 In their candid moments, IRS officials express unalloyed contempt for the citizens whom they plunder. Former IRS revenue officer Richard Yancey recalls that his supervisors routinely employed ?the language of war? and dehuman… more »

Why Are Elites Allowed to Promote Terrorism?

by Will

Liberty Minute May 28 2014 If the political class were ruled by the laws it makes for the rest of us, California Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher would be in prison. More specifically, he would be in open-ended military custody without judicial… more »

"God Can't Help You Now"

by Will

Liberty Minute May 27 2014 ?God can?t help you now,? spat the contemptuous guard into the face of the agitated prisoner, who had pleaded ? then prayed ? for medical attention. Within a few minutes the mentally troubled 19-year-old would be vi… more »

Admission of Guilt as a Condition of Pre-Trial Release: Welcome to the USSA

by Will

Liberty Minute May 26 2014   Under the American concept of criminal justice, the accused is innocent until proven guilty. Due process and free speech guarantees protect the right of an accused individual to make public statements proclaiming innocenc… more »

A Military Career -- A Wasted Life?

by Will

Liberty Minute May 23 2014 The Afghanistan war didn?t end soon enough to spare the life of Sgt. Maj. Martin Barreras, who died last week after being shot in combat. Barreras spent more than half of his 49 years in the military, serving 22 years in th… more »

If Someone's In Trouble, Don't Call the Police

by Will

Liberty Minute May 22 2014 Alarmed that a customer appeared to be suffering from a drug overdose, Portland restaurant owner John Langley called 9-11 to request medical help ? and to insist that the police stay away. ?We don?t allow police in her… more »

When Police Agencies Combine, Liberty is Extinguished

by Will

Liberty Minute May 21 2014 Canyon County, Idaho Sheriff Kieran Donahue used a speech at the May 15 Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony to acknowledge that local law enforcement is officially extinct. On hand at the ceremony, which was part of a national… more »

Cops Shoot Dogs; Why Don't Mailmen?

by Will

Liberty Minute May 20 2014   Practically every day the public is informed of an incident in which a dog is shot and killed by a police officer, often in front of its owner's residence. In most cases, the dog doesn't pose an immediate risk to the offi… more »

Open Discussion of Firearms a Public Safety Risk?

by Will

Liberty Minute May 19 2014   The presence of a single, non-violent citizen openly carrying a firearm is sufficient to cause panic in people habituated to the evil idea that only state functionaries should be armed. They are so alarmed by the presence… more »

Joe Biden Builds an International Dynasty

by Will

Liberty Minute May 16 2014   In Russia, they are called ?oligarchs?; in China, they are known as ?princelings.? By whatever designation, the people under discussion are elites who are placed in charge of immensely profitable enterprises as a… more »

"Check Your Privilege": A Totalitarian Refrain

by Will

Liberty Minute May 15 2014   The phrase ?check your privilege? is among the most obnoxious expressions of recent vintage. This demand is an implicit accusation routinely directed at white, male students, who are supposed to feel guilt over being the b… more »

The DEA Carries out a Mini-Kristallnacht

by Will

Liberty Minute May 14 2014   Ilana Lipsen and her sister arrived at their store in Alpine Junction, Texas before business hours, but a handful of unpleasant-looking strangers were already there. One of them brusquely ordered Ilana?s sister to produ… more »

Who is the Biggest Threat to Girls in Muslim Countries?

by Will

Liberty Minute May 13 2014   Michelle Obama and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Malala Yousafzai both joined the worldwide social network protest demanding the return of 276 Christian schoolgirls who were abducted by Muslim militants. The Twitter-based camp… more »

Emily Letts: High Priestess of the Molech Cult

by Will

Liberty Minute May 12 2014   Those who defend the practice of discretionary child-killing generally insist that abortion is a matter of tragic necessity for women who chose that option only after grave reflection. This claim was dispelled by the acti… more »

Do Police Ever Stop Lying?

by Will

Liberty Minute May 9 2014 Brooklyn resident Robert Jackson was sitting in his parked truck outside his home in April 2013 when it was rammed by a police vehicle that was being driven down the wrong side of the street. After Jackson got out to inspect t… more »

Only Sick and Evil People Resist Progressivism

by Will

Liberty Minute May 8 2014   In the years following World War II, a group of academics led by Marxist Theodor Adorno compiled a large and thoroughly dishonest study entitled ?The Authoritarian Personality.? This wasn't a work of scholarship. It wa… more »

The American Criminal Justice System is Dead

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Liberty Minute May 5 2014 A profoundly troubling study published by the University of Texas School of Law concludes that the American criminal justice system is dead in everything but name. The paper, entitled ?Waiving the Criminal Justice System,?… more »

"Non-Lethal" in Police Hands, Yet "Lethal" when used by Citizens

by Will

Liberty Minute May 7 2014   The Milwaukee Police Department is among the most violent and corrupt in the country. Several years ago, a group of patrol officers created a secretive club called the ?Punishers? that was responsible for a string of u… more »

Bunkerville is being terrorized -- by the BLM

by Will

Liberty Minute May 6 2014    Shortly after the BLM was compelled to return cattle the agency had stolen from Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, Nevada Senator Harry Reid condemned Bundy and the protesters who supported him as ?domestic terrorists.? ?… more »

The American Criminal Justice System is Dead

by Will

Liberty Minute May 5 2014   more »

Donald Sterling's Scarlet Letter

by Will

Liberty Minute May 2 2014                                           Donald Sterling, the billionaire real estate mogul who owns the NBA's LA Clippers franchise, has been fined $2.5 million by the league, which… more »

Police Have "Complete Power Over You"

by Will

Liberty Minute April 30 2014 There is a tidy, one-word description of a system of government in which the state claims power over every aspect of a subject?s life: Totalitarianism. Ed Brown, the incumbent sheriff of North Carolina?s Onslow County, unwi… more »