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Obama’s Sec. of Education Says Taxpayer Funded Pre-School is a Civil Right

November 7, 2014 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Bill of Rights, Budget, Chicago, Constitution, Democrats/Leftists, DOE, Education, Entitlements, Ethics, Government, Government Corruption, Jobs, Liberals, President, Progressives, Public School, Rights, Taxes, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Obama’s Secretary of Education, Chicago operative Arne Duncan, is hoping to make taxpayer funded, universal pre-school a “civil right.”

During comments made in Los Angeles at the LA Universal Preschool forum on Oct. 21, Chicago hack Arne Duncan said that universal pre-school was a “social movement” that was “just like” the civil rights movement.

“At the end of the day for me this is really a social movement,” Duncan said of taxpayer-funded pre-school.

“If you look at social movements, we all celebrate what happened in the 1960’s. The civil rights movement was extraordinarily powerful, life transforming, earth shattering. But the question I have is, why didn’t the civil rights movement happen in the 50’s or the 40’s or 30’s or 20’s?” he said.
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IRS Impounds Bank Accounts With No Warrant, No Cause, No Crime And It’s Legal!

October 27, 2014 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Banks, Barack Obama, Bill of Rights, Communism, Constitution, Crime, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Freedom, Government, Government Corruption, Human Rights, IRS, Liberals, Liberty, Policy, President, Progressives, Property Rights, Regulation, Socialism, Taxes, The New York Times, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

In Obama’s America all the IRS needs to take all your money, freeze your accounts, and arrest you is their opinion that your assets might be suspicious. No warrants are needed, no proof of any actual crime is required. All the IRS needs is its say so and your life can be turned upside down.

A story in The New York Times reports on how the abusive, overly powerful IRS destroys lives with impunity. One woman who runs a small restaurant had all her assets stolen by the IRS and never returned even though she has never been charged with any violations of the tax code or breaking any laws.

And this woman will not likely get her money back because the forfeitures are not held until the government finally figures out if there is any guilt involved, either. No, that money is immediately doled out to the various law enforcement agencies involved in the theft and is immediately spent.
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Historical Ignorance: Anti-Gun TV President Claims Slavery is ‘In The Constitution’

October 10, 2014 | Filed Under ABC, Anti-Americanism, Bill of Rights, Civil Rights Act, Civil War, Constitution, Democrats/Leftists, Education, Entertainment, Ethics, Founders, Government Corruption, History, Liberals, Media, Progressives, Revolutionary War, Slavery, TV, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

The faux President of the United States on the ABC TV show Scandal gave one of those typically left-wing TV speeches that is more like an uninformed screed meant to push a leftist agenda than truthful commentary. In this case the actor pretending to be president scorned the Second Amendment and then said incorrectly that slavery was enshrined in the U.S. Constitution.

On the TV show, “President” Fitzgerald Grant (Tony Goldwyn) noted that the Second Amendment was “set in stone” in the Constitution, then as an aside said, “So was slavery, by the way.”

No it wasn’t… by the way. It is a lie the left tells.

In the show the “president’s” son was killed in a mass school shooting sending this “President” into his screed.

Here was the relevant part of the segment.
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Freedom-Schmeedom: Obama to Force Photographers in National Parks to Get Permits

September 25, 2014 | Filed Under 1st Amendment, Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Bill of Rights, Constitution, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Freedom, Government, Government Corruption, Journalism, Liberals, Liberty, Media, Media Bias, Nanny State, President, Progressives, Regulation, Rights, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Ansel Adams made himself and our national parks famous for photographing the natural beauty he found in the great American west. Now, in this land of “freedom and liberty,” Obama plans to prevent any more Ansel Adams by forcing photographers to get permits to be allowed to photograph our parks.

The stunning black and white photos Adams took of the American west, especially Yosemite National Park, are the very ideal of natural beauty preserved by the snap of his lens. Adams roamed freely in this land of the free and captured images that have been beloved by naturalists all around the world.

But now Obama is planning to put a stranglehold on new Ansel Adams by controlling who is *allowed* to take photos in our national parks with a new “permit” system. Worse, Obama plans to charge up to $1,500 for these permits according to a report by the Associated Press.
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Panera Restaurants Asks Patrons to Leave Guns Behind

September 10, 2014 | Filed Under 2nd Amendment, Anti-Americanism, Bill of Rights, Business, Capitalism, Concealed Carry, Constitution, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Government Corruption, Gun Control, Guns, Law, Liberals, President, Progressives, Regulation, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

The most recent national restaurant chain to demand that customers refrain from carrying their legal firearms into their establishments is Panera Bread, a restaurant with 1,818 locations in 45 states. But is Panera ready to take responsibility for the murders its policy might cause?

The stores known for bread baked fresh daily and gourmet sandwiches has bowed to the liberal, anti-gun group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America after it had “months of discussion” with the chain.

In a statement Monday the chain claimed that it was only trying to make all customers “feel comfortable and welcome.”

“To this end, we ask that guns not be brought into this environment unless carried by an authorized law enforcement officer,” the statement read. “Panera respects the rights of gun owners, but asks our customers to help preserve the environment we are working to create for our guests and associates.”

In an interview with CNBC, Panera CEO Ron Shaich insisted, “we recognize everyone’s rights, but we also recognize that we are building communities in our cafes and are where people come to catch a breath.”

While Shaich said he is “respectfully requesting” that holders of legal concealed carry permits refrain from carrying inside his stores, he also claimed he would still follow all state and local laws on the matter.
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Finally a Lib ‘Journalist’ With Guts to Say He Wants Conservatives Banned from TV

August 26, 2014 | Filed Under 1st Amendment, Anti-Americanism, Bill of Rights, Censorship, Conservatives, Constitution, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Government, Government Corruption, Journalism, Liberals, Media, Media Bias, NBC, President, Progressives, Republicans, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

We already know that the fascist, authoritarian left wants to ban anyone and anything they don’t agree with. But usually they have the good sense not to say so out loud for fear that people will realize they are fascist authoritarians. But one “journalist” finally admitted the truth.

Left-winger Ed Kilgore, who blogs for Washington Monthly magazine, made to comment on the new ideas that NBC has for revamping Meet The Press when Chuck Todd takes over the venerable Sunday political show (Todd himself is an old Democrat operative, by the way).

In his August 25 post entitled, “Who Should Be Banned as Panelists For the New ‘Meet?’,” Kilgore notes that NBC president Deborah Turness is saying that she wants to have a panel of journalists question each guest as a sort of “coffeehouse conversation.”
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Muslims in Philly Try to Carry Out Sharia Sentence to Chop Man’s Hand Off

July 19, 2014 | Filed Under Bill of Rights, Constitution, Crime, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Government, Government Corruption, Islam, Islamofascism, Jihad, Koran, Liberals, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Progressives, Religion, Sharia, Society/Culture, Terrorism, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

This is what happens when you allow Muslims to think they can impose their own laws on members of their community. In Philadelphia a local Muslim leader tried to carry out Sharia law and chop off a man’s hand after he was accused of stealing money from the Mosque.

As Reuters reports, ” Two men described as leaders of a Philadelphia mosque were accused of trying to cut off the hand of a suspected thief, whose wrist was sliced so deeply it required hospital treatment, police said on Friday.”

This is what happens when you allow these primitive, backwards people to imagine they can do whatever they want when they come here. This is what happens when you make them feel they don’t have to follow our laws.
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Our Militarized Police Nearly Kill Baby With Flashbang Grenade

May 30, 2014 | Filed Under Atlanta, Bill of Rights, Constitution, Crime, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Georgia, Government, Government Corruption, Liberals, Police State, Progressives, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Once again we see a militarized police department acting like Fascist stormtroopers instead of “law enforcement” officers.

This time stormtroopers in Atlanta threw a flashbang grenade into the lap of a baby in her crib. The thing exploded and gave the baby third degree burns on its face, hands and chest. And who knows if the explosion damaged the child’s eyes and ears.

The cops’ excuse? Gosh we didn’t know that there were babies in the house. We didn’t see no toys er nuthin.

“There was no clothes, no toys, nothing to indicate that there was children present in the home. If there had been then we’d have done something different,” Cornelia police chief Rick Darby told the Atlanta media.

Oh, well, there general Darby, all is forgiven then. Thanks for playing.
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Woman Mailed Citation From Chicago Area Park District After Social Media Post

May 29, 2014 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Bill of Rights, Chicago, Civil Rights, Constitution, Crime, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Free Speech, Freedom, Government, Government Corruption, Illinois, Liberals, Police State, Progressives, Regulation, Rights, Taxes, Warner Todd Huston, Will County | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Apparently police are now cruising the web looking for people who make claims that leads one to believe they could or might or perhaps broke some jackbooted rule, regulation or law and then they are punishing them through the U.S. mails on this hearsay evidence.

The police department of a Chicago area forest preserve district used a local woman’s social media post as a basis to send her a citation in the mail after she made a Facebook post about a county park.

The woman says she wrote a Facebook post that was misinterpreted by Will County forest preserve police as an admission that she was violating park rules. It wasn’t long after she posted her comment that she received a notice of violation in the mail and told she owed the county a fine for illegal use of a park.
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Why CC Holders Should Ignore Anti-Gun Signs Posted in Stores

May 23, 2014 | Filed Under 2nd Amendment, Anti-Americanism, Bill of Rights, Concealed Carry, Constitution, Crime, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Freedom, Government, Government Corruption, Gun Control, Guns, Liberals, Liberty, Progressives, Regulation, Rights, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

They are popping up all across the country, little stickers on the front doors of businesses, restaurants and retail outlets informing concealed carry holders that they are not welcome to carry their legal firearm inside. But if you are a concealed carry holder you should ignore these attempts to curtail your rights. If you are legally armed, feel absolutely free to enter and patronize those stores with your firearm no matter what these anti-Constitution store owners want.

First of all, these stores have no right whatever to tell you that you aren’t allowed to observe your Second Amendment rights inside their establishments. No mere shop owner has the capability or the right to prevent Americans from enjoying their Constitutionally guaranteed rights.

This may sound like a contradiction for many conservatives. After all, most conservatives and gun owners are very supportive of rights in general and the right of private property owners to do what they want on their own property is no less important than our Second Amendment rights. So, how can conservatives and gun owners on one hand claim to support private property rights yet on the other feel it perfectly OK to tell the owner of that property that they cannot ban a CC carrier’s gun inside?
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Mass. Democrat Says Gov’t Should Control Media

May 1, 2014 | Filed Under 1st Amendment, Anti-Americanism, Bill of Rights, Censorship, Congress, Constitution, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Free Speech, Freedom, Government, Government Corruption, Liberals, Liberty, Massachusetts, Progressives, Senate, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

That darned old media is just out of control and filled with “hate crimes,” Senator Ed Markey (D, Mass.) says. So, he thinks the best solution is that government should control everything we see and hear. What could go wrong with that, Mr. Orwell?

Markey has proposed a tax dollar-wasting “study” to find ways to force broadcast media from showing “hate crimes” to we stupid, uneducated Americans. Markey is here to save us from ourselves, you see.

As to that whole First Amendment, freedom of speech thing? Markey doesn’t see any reason why that should be a problem. Why? Well, he doesn’t really say, but just take his word for it, won’t you? He should change his name from Markey to Malarkey.

Of course, not everyone is hailing Malarkey’s idea as such a great idea. Gene Policinski, who works at the First Amendment Center, says that this is something we’d better notice. “Anytime government in any form or level looks to study our speech–even something that we might all consider detestable speech–we need to pay attention.”
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Guns And Abortion: States Starting to Rebel Against Federal Control

April 26, 2014 | Filed Under 2nd Amendment, Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Bill of Rights, Civil Rights, Communism, Concealed Carry, Congress, Conservatives, Constitution, Courts, Democracy, Democrats/Leftists, Elections, Entitlements, Ethics, Founders, Free Speech, Freedom, GOP, Government, Government Corruption, Gun Control, Guns, Liberals, Liberty, Marijuana, President, Progressives, Regulation, Republicans, Revolutionary War, Rights, Socialism, States Rights, Taxes, The Law, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

As a conservative it is easy to look at Washington and find nothing but despair. Socialism is once again on the march with autocratic Democrats and left leaning “Republicans” all seeking to raise taxes, spend more, destroy the integrity of our borders, eviscerate our military, spy on us all, and impose a one-size-fits-all education scheme. In DC, the Democrats are practically indistinguishable from the Republicans. But a bright spot is seen in those states who are rebelling over this top down control by liberalizing gun laws, restricting abortion, and otherwise beginning to look for ways to assert their long dormant powers.

When the founders created this country they imagined that they had practically eliminated the chance for tyranny by creating a governing plan that featured a segmented system. The founders expected each segment to zealously look to protect their rightful powers.

The founders thought that Senators would fight for their states, Congressmen would fight for that segment of voters who elected them, Presidents would guard their own enumerated powers, states would strenuously reject any expansion of federal powers, counties would reject state interference and cities would vigorously enforce their own authority.

There was a time when states’ rights weren’t just some false call used to protect slavery!

Unfortunately, this country lost its once proud obstinacy and everyone began to fall to a socialist-styled assumption that the federal government should control everything from Washington D.C.

It is easy to imagine that the founders would have already started shooting at and/or tar and feathering government officials by now, but the tide of this un-American control from the top is starting to show some signs of collapse. A bloodless revolution seems to be forming.
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Western States Finally Standing Up to Rapacious Federal Gov’t

April 24, 2014 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Bill of Rights, Budget, Congress, Constitution, Crime, Democrats/Leftists, Economy/Finances, Ethics, Freedom, Government, Government Corruption, Liberals, Liberty, President, Progressives, Regulation, States Rights, Taxes, The Law, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

The Federal government is quickly becoming an enemy to the people. One more example of that is its theft of land. We recently saw an example of this in Nevada with Obama’s Bureau of Land Management attempting to destroy the livelihood of a Nevada rancher by stealing his cattle–and killing them–and sending hundreds of SWAT team-like, heavily armed para-military forces to attack him. But western states are starting to oppose these federal thieves by warning Washington to stay in Washington.

The simple truth is that the U.S. government has already stolen too much land in these United States. The feds have taken possession of land in every single state, and in some states it has taken possession of most of the state preventing citizens of those states from buying, trading, or improving those lands.


Click to enlarge map.

But some states, especially western states where the actions of the federal government have become especially egregious, are starting to put their foot down and saying “no more.”
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Obama’s Jackbooted Thugs Withdrawing From Bundy Ranch in Nevada?

April 12, 2014 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Bill of Rights, Civil Rights, Congress, Constitution, Crime, Democrats/Leftists, Elections, Eric Holder, Ethics, Federalism, Free Speech, Freedom, Government, Government Corruption, Harry Reid, Human Rights, Law, Liberals, Liberty, Nevada, President, Progressives, Property Rights, Regulation, Rights, States Rights, The Law, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

It is possible that Obama’s oppressive, jackbooted thugs are withdrawing from their attack on a Nevada rancher after stealing over 500 of his cattle. Government officials are saying that the situation has become “too dangerous” for its operatives and the situation is spiraling out of the government’s control, so they are quitting their efforts to destroy an American citizen’s livelihood… at least for now.

The situation had exploded into extreme measures by Obama’s Bureau of Land Management, a bureaucracy that wanted to destroy the livelihood of 67 year-old rancher Cliven Bundy whose family have been cattle ranching in that same area of Nevada bordering with Utah since the late 1800s.

BLM has been slowly destroying the cattle industry in that area for quite some time and Bundy is the last rancher left. But Bundy refuses to acquiesce to the government’s lies and jackbooted tactics. He and his family have been there for over one hundred years and he refuses to leave.

Why is the government trying to get him to quit the land? Because the government claims that with his cattle Bundy is harming the environment for the purportedly “endangered” desert tortoise.

This is an animal so “endangered” that the U.S. government itself has been euthanizing hundreds of them because there are too many for the land to support.

But the BML is indulging the lie that this tortoise is “endangered” and using that as an excuse to send hundreds of para military agents armed to the teeth and ready to kill anyone in their way to “save” an animal of which they themselves are killing hundreds.

In fact, the double lie about this turtle is that its population has exploded while living alongside Bundy’s cows the entire time. So it is clear that the cattle aren’t bothering the turtles at all.

The real nub of this matter is that Obama and his thuggish government has indulged a bacchanalia of land theft that has made other president’s land seizures pale in comparison. Bundy’s hundred-year-old ranch is in the way of Obama’s land theft and thus he was set up for destruction.
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Common Core Worksheet Tells Kids to Chose 2 Amendments to Remove from Constitution

April 1, 2014 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Arkansas, Bill of Rights, Children, Common Core Curriculum, Constitution, Democrats/Leftists, Education, Ethics, Government Corruption, Liberals, Public School, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Controversy has erupted over a Common Core team assignment at a middle school in Arkansas requiring students to decide which two amendments to remove from the Bill of Rights in the U.S. Constitution.

The assignment from the Bryant School District in Bryant, Ark., titled an “Assessment over The Bill of Rights,” tasked kids with deciding which two amendments in the Bill of Rights have become “outdated,” or have outlived their usefulness and should be removed from the law of the land.

The worksheet presents kids with the premise that there “has been a lot of controversy lately surrounding the War on Terror” and that many Americans feel the Patriot Act is a threat to our privacy and liberty while others feel it helps protect us. Therefore, the worksheet notes, the “government of the United States” has “determined that [The Bill of Rights] is outdated.”


Click on image to see a larger image of the worksheet

Students are then informed that they have been appointed as a member of the “National Revised Bill of Rights Task Force” and they need to decide which amendments should be eliminated to modify the Constitution to better fit into a new era of massive government surveillance.
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New Mexico Police Chief Fired Likely Because He Attended Constitutional Rights Gathering

March 30, 2014 | Filed Under Bill of Rights, Constitution, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Freedom, Government Corruption, Law, Libertarian, Nevada, New Mexico, Police State, Regulation, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

New Mexico police chief Shane Harger recently attended an event in Las Vegas held by a group that urges police officials to be mindful of the U.S. Constitution in the execution of their duties. But upon returning home from the convention, Harger was suddenly fired from his job as the chief of Jemez Springs, New Mexico because, he says, he has been called a “terrorist” for believing in the Constitution.

Chief Harger attended the Las Vegas gathering of the Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association (CSPOA) to hear what the group had to say about its goals. Harger says he’d never attended such an event in the past and until the Vegas event was not a member of the group.

On the way to the CSPOA event, though, the chief suddenly found that his name had been placed on some sort of watchlist by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and he was harassed by TSA agents as he tried to board his plane.

Harger reported that when he got to the airport a man who briefly flashed a badge and claimed to be a “federal agent” (from what agency he would not say) informed the police chief that he was a “person of interest” and that he had to be detained.
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Obama’s Newest Assault on Free Speech: The So-Called ‘Free Flow of Information Act’

March 28, 2014 | Filed Under 1st Amendment, Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Bill of Rights, Communism, Congress, Constitution, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Free Speech, Freedom, Government, Government Corruption, House of Representatives, Journalism, Liberals, Liberty, Media, Media Bias, Nanny State, President, Progressives, Regulation, Rights, Senate, Socialism, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Obama’s newest attack on free political speech protects neither journalists nor does it assure any “free flow of information.”

In addition to the IRS targeting conservative groups, individuals and their families–and now proposing rules to silence them during elections–and the new FCC plan to police the press by placing so-called “researchers” in newsrooms across the country, the Obama administration is pushing Congress to pass legislation that threatens the First Amendment rights of citizen journalists, grassroots activists, and bloggers by creating a federal government media licensing regime.

The “Free Flow of Information Act of 2013” (S. 987) would allow the federal government to determine who is and who is not a “journalist” and to grant special privileges to only the institutional and paid media.

By giving special legal protections to the journalistic-elite who meet the federal government’s definition of “legitimate” media, the bill would create the very type of government media licensing system that the Founding Fathers intended to prohibit with the First Amendment.
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Muslims Demanding Their Own Sharia Patrols in Michigan

February 22, 2014 | Filed Under 1st Amendment, Anti-Americanism, Bill of Rights, Constitution, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Free Speech, Freedom, Government Corruption, Islam, Islamofascism, Koran, Liberals, Liberty, Michigan, PCism, Progressives, Religion, Sharia, Society/Culture, Terrorism, Warner Todd Huston, Western Civilization | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

During the public comment time at the Dearborn city council meeting, a Muslim stood to demand that the city institute sharia patrols to keep young people out of parks and to prevent the sale of “offensive” magazines in stores.

The man named Hassan took his place in line during the public comments and when it was his turn to speak he prefaced his comments with loud chanting of Islamic prayers. He then went on to demand that the city begin patrols of the parks because people used them for “sexual activities.”

The Muslim would not tell the council where he lived claiming he feared for the safety of his family but said he lived near Westland.
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Another Black Racist Whines About Whites ‘Murdering’ Blacks

February 21, 2014 | Filed Under 2nd Amendment, Anti-Americanism, Bill of Rights, Children, Concealed Carry, Constitution, Crime, Death Penalty, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Florida, Government, Government Corruption, Gun Control, Guns, Liberals, Progressives, Race, Racism, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

As the nation’s African American community continues to wallow in an epidemic of black-on-black murder each and every day, we get the likes of “CrunkFeminist” Brittney Cooper claiming that the real problem in the black community is “an onslaught of white murder,” a badly formulated phrase for which she offers no evidence but one case.

In a hyperbolic piece in Salon, Brittney Cooper desperately tries to make the case that no black person is safe in America today apparently because there are marauding bands of elderly white folks killing blacks by the buckets full–a mythic group in which she casts Hispanic man, George Zimmerman.

What is her proof of this absurd claim that whites are killing blacks? Only a single example. Cooper’s ire is directed at the fact that a white man was not convicted of murdering a black teen in Florida. Yes, one white man’s crime is enough for Cooper to imagine a nation where no black is safe as she gives only a single example to “prove” her hyperbolic claim.
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Free At Last: Federal Court Hands Bloggers Legal First Amendment Protections

January 18, 2014 | Filed Under 1st Amendment, Bill of Rights, Blogging, California, Censorship, Computers, Constitution, Ethics, Free Speech, Freedom, Government, Government Corruption, Inernet, Journalism, Judges, Law, Liberty, Media, Newspapers, Technology, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

At long last we get a proper ruling on the First Amendment status of bloggers, one affording them the same legal status as “real” journalists; this from the Ninth Circuit Court in California, no less.

The Ninth Circuit is often derided as the “Ninth Circus” because its rulings are almost invariably left-wing and anti-American. But this time the court made a sensible ruling, for sure.

Lawyer Eugene Volokh reports that the ruling in Obsidian Finance Group v. Cox (9th Cir. Jan. 17, 2014) holds that, “all who speak to the public, whether or not they are members of the institutional press, are equally protected by the First Amendment.”

The relevant section in the ruling is as follows:
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Police Hate This Wave of Americans Who Know Their Rights

January 17, 2014 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Bill of Rights, Constitution, Courts, Crime, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Freedom, Government, Government Corruption, Gun Control, Law, Liberals, Liberty, Police State, Progressives, Security/Safety, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

All across America, people are asserting their Constitutional rights when confronted by police both on the streets and in those random traffic roadblock stops. It is being called “contempt of cop” and police hate this wave of libertarian-like insistence that they respect our Constitutional rights.

As police and government authorities increasingly step all over our rights, Americans are taking their Constitutional rights seriously these days taking their video cameras in hand and insisting that police respect us and stop treating us as guilty until proven innocent.
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VIDEO: Michigan Cops Harass Citizen Legally Carrying a Gun

January 14, 2014 | Filed Under 1st Amendment, 2nd Amendment, 4th Amendment, Anti-Americanism, Bill of Rights, Concealed Carry, Constitution, Crime, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Freedom, Government, Government Corruption, Gun Control, Guns, Law, Liberals, Liberty, Michigan, Police State, Progressives, Regulation, Security/Safety, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

A Michigan man legally carrying a pistol openly in a holster was illegally stopped and harassed by Grand Rapids police in March of 2013 in an incident that sparked a federal lawsuit. Now the full video of the encounter has been released to the public.

Last March, Grand Rapids citizen Johann Deffert was peacefully walking on the sidewalk in his own neighborhood when police illegally detained him, cuffed him, threw him on the ground and then into a squad car, a federal lawsuit alleges.

In Michigan it is fully legal to open carry a pistol with the proper license.

Deffert is suing for $600,000 alleging he was physically assaulted by cops.
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Former Secret Service Agent Says Age of Obama is More Dangerous Than Ever

December 7, 2013 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Bill of Rights, Budget, Business, Congress, Conservatives, Constitution, Democrats/Leftists, Economy/Finances, Elections, GOP, Government, Jobs, Liberals, NSA, President, Progressives, Republicans, Security/Safety, Senate, Taxes, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Dan Bongino is a former Secret Service Agent form Maryland who has a warning for the country: we are in more danger now than ever thanks to the failed Obama administration.

Bongino is running for Congress in Maryland’s 6th District (Dan Bongino’s campaign website) and appeared on Glenn Beck’s TV show on December 5 to talk about his race and the state of the country when he warned that the nation is going down the wrong path.

One of Mr. Bongino’s guiding principals is to base all his ideas for governing on whether or not those ideas are constitutional in the first place. That is the sort of novel thinking we need in Congress, don’t you think?


Former Secret Service Agent Dan Bongino.

But Bongino is sour on the growing police state in which we live and is ready to pare back the powers of the department of Homeland Security, the CIA and the NSA–or at least apply constitutional limits to their powers.
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Police State: Louisiana Cops Have Power to Force Drivers to Give Blood Samples?

November 29, 2013 | Filed Under Bill of Rights, Constitution, Crime, Ethics, Government Corruption, Louisiana, Security/Safety, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

If you live in Louisiana, be aware that police seem to have a fairly new power. If they suspect you to be driving drunk they can demand your blood for an alcohol test and if you don’t want to give it they have the power to throw you in jail until they get a court order demanding you give them blood.

This new power is called the “no refusal” policy. A fitting name, indeed.

In the past a driver had the right to refuse to give police any urine or blood and could refuse a breath test. But now, as Fox 8 notes, “things are different.”

“No refusal means that if you refuse a chemical test once you are arrested for a DWI, that trooper can get a search warrant,” State Police Trooper Melissa Matey said. “That search warrant is for your blood.”
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Supreme Court Will Hear Obamacare Forced Contraception/Anti-Religious Liberty Case

November 27, 2013 | Filed Under 1st Amendment, Barack Obama, Bill of Rights, Christianity, Congress, Conservatives, Constitution, Democrats/Leftists, Entitlements, Ethics, GOP, Government, Government Corruption, Health, Insurance, Liberals, Nanny State, Obamacare, President, Progressives, Religion, Republicans, Society/Culture, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

In a momentous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has decided to review the Constitutionality of provisions in Obamacare that force religious institutions and companies owned by religious owners to fund contraception in their employee healthcare policies.


The Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States.

One of the cases against Obamacare was brought by the arts and crafts supply company Hobby lobby which is owned by the religious Green family. Their religious principals, the Greens say, forbid them from engaging in abortion or contraception but Obamacare forces them to pay for such things in their employee healthcare plans whether they want to or not.

This mandated coverage, the argument goes, is unconstitutional because it forces religious business owners and religions institutions to pay for things that go against their religious principals.

To explain his decision Hobby Lobby’s CEO wrote,
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Texas Cops Illegally Stopping Drivers Demanding Blood, Saliva, Breath Tests

November 22, 2013 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Bill of Rights, Constitution, Crime, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Government, Government Corruption, Liberals, Police State, Progressives, Texas, The Law, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

A report from North Texas reveals that the federal government is creating illegal roadblocks in 30 cities demanding that drivers give them blood samples, cheek swabs for DNA, and/or breathalyzer tests.

NBC TV in Dallas Fort Worth revealed a woman who told them that she was waved over to a parking lot by Fort Worth police. Once in the parking lot government workers demanded that she give them DNA or blood.

The drivers were told everything was voluntary and that no testing would be done without their consent but that turned out to be a lie as the consent form clearly shows that testing was done by a remote testing device as the drivers were approached and even before they were told why they were pulled over.

NBC had a civil liberties expert tell them that this was all quite illegal. Police cannot randomly pull people over without cause.
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Massachusetts Politician Wants Power to Invade People’s Homes to Search for ‘Gun Safety Violations’

November 10, 2013 | Filed Under 1st Amendment, Anti-Americanism, Bill of Rights, Constitution, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Government, Guns, Liberals, Massachusetts, Progressives, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Remember that ol’ Constitution thingie? Politicians in Massachusetts don’t, at least, as is evidence with a new proposal that authorities should have the power to break down the doors of people’s homes to “inspect” the home for “gun safety violations.” Because… it’s for the kids.

Massachusetts Selectman Barry Greenfield is debating a new ordinance in Swampscott, Massachusetts that would give the police the power to batter down the doors of homeowners any time authorities feel like it wants to “inspect” the home for “gun safety,” reports SwapmscottPatch.

Greenfield thinks it’s only logical that if there are regulations governing how Bay Staters are supposed to keep and store their guns that the government should be allowed to invade people’s homes to “make sure” that citizens are following those regulations.

Why does he want to give government the power to invade people’s homes whenever it feels the urge to do so? It’s for the kids, dontcha know?
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POLICE STATE: St. Louis Man Arrested for Video Taping at Public Train Station

November 4, 2013 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Bill of Rights, Constitution, Crime, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Government, Liberals, Missouri, Police State, Security/Safety, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

A St. Louis man was arrested by police at the end of October merely for video taping at an outdoor, taxpayer-funded MetroLink transit train platform.

The man, one Kenneth Suitter, was commuting home on October 31 and was using his cell phone to record his travel for personal use when he was confronted by a MetroLink rent-a-cop who told him he had to stop recording.

As the security man told Suitter in his best, erudite manner, if he continued to record on MetroLink property, “I will have to ax you to leave, sir.”

When Suitter told the security guard that he had no right to tell him to stop recording, the guard called the real police to confront the commuter.

Before he was able to leave on a train, police came and began to force Mr. Suitter to leave the train station telling him it was against MetroLink’s policy to allow video recording.
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I AM–And YOU are–The First Amendment

October 31, 2013 | Filed Under 1st Amendment, Anti-Americanism, Bill of Rights, Congress, Constitution, Democracy, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

Your First Amendment rights are UNDER ATTACK!

Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee led by Chuck Schumer and Lindsey Graham have attached an amendment to Senate Bill 987, which would give the Department of Justice power to determine who qualifies for protection as a journalist under the First Amendment.

Here at the Franklin Center, we believe in the power of a free press. We already have a law to protect the press from government meddling in our newsgathering efforts and excluding Americans from the reporting process. It’s called the First Amendment.

TAKE ACTION: Tell us why citizen journalism is important to you by 1. leaving a comment in our “Share your story” feature below or 2. call and leave a phone message with Benjamin Franklin on a special phone line we set up to hear your testimony. Dial (571) 327-1799 to share your story!

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80 Christian Airmen Being Punished, Harassed, Threatened for Refusing to Support Gay Marriage

October 2, 2013 | Filed Under 1st Amendment, Air Force, Anti-Americanism, Army, Bill of Rights, Christianity, Coast Guard, Constitution, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Liberals, Marines, Military, Navy, President, Progressives, Religion, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

80 members of the Air Force at one base are testifying that they are being harassed, threatened and even punished because they refuse to support gay “marriage.”

Fox News’ Todd Starnes has the exclusive story of airmen at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas who say they are being attacked by homosexual militants.

Starnes reports: “There is an atmosphere of intimidation at Lackland Air Force Base,” said Steve Branson, the pastor of Village Parkway Baptist Church in San Antonio. “Gay commanders and officers are pushing their agenda on the airmen. There is a culture of fear in the military and it’s gone to a new level with the issue of homosexuality.”

The pastor says he attended a meeting of many of these Airmen where they voiced their concerns over being harassed by their superiors for standing up for their own, personal religious principles and continuing to oppose the homosexual agenda.
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