The Justice Department has resumed racketeering with the “equitable sharing” racket – helping local and state police agencies plunder innocent citizens who are stripped of their property. The Washington Post condemns the revival with an editorial aptly headlined: “The Feds Get Back in the Stealing Business.” For over 20 years, reformers have exposed horrendous abuses; several […]
Archive | April, 2016
Dilbert Nails Cell Phone Surveillance
By Jim on April 21, 2016
Dilbert has been mocking govt. surveillance of cell phones this week. The FBI-Apple brawl is a hoot – though I am amazed at how many politicians & others still instinctively kowtow to federal intrusions. The government is apparently trustworthy simply because it is a government – regardless of it 7 million prior falsehoods.
FFF: My Supreme Court Fashion Reject
By Jim on April 15, 2016
From the Future of Freedom Foundation – SUPREME FASHION REJECT by James Bovard “You should never wear your best trousers when you go out to fight for freedom and truth,” the Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen declared in his famous play An Enemy of the People. Unfortunately, the justices on the Supreme Court of the United […]