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Merkel Talks Tough but Still Affirms "Right to Asylum"

merkel phone Reuters is claiming that Angela Merkel is changing her stance on immigration. Here's an excerpt: Merkel's remarks on Saturday were in stark contrast to her earlier optimism about the influx to Germany, which has taken in far more migrants than any other European country. Her "we can do it" slogan irritated many Germans, uneasy about the mass arrival. "The right to asylum can be lost if someone is convicted, on probation or jailed," Merkel said after a meeting of the leadership of her Christian Read more [...] Continue reading →

This Is What Happens When the Government Disarms You

nypd This story enrages me. FOX 2 reports: "Horrific playground gang rape has NYPD asking public for help." Another crime in a gun free zone. New York police are looking for five men who forced a father at gunpoint to leave his daughter behind so they could take turns raping her, according to a press release. The 18-year-old female was with her father at the Osborn Playground in Brooklyn around 9 p.m. Thursday when they were approached by five men, according to a press release from Read more [...] Continue reading →

Another Islamic Attack, Another Round of Denials

crimeShooting Philadelphia Police Officer Jesse Hartnett was sitting in his patrol car late Thursday night when a man approached, looking like he was going to ask for directions. Instead, the man, identified as Edward Archer, pulled out a gun that had been stolen from police more than two years ago and opened fire, pumping about a dozen rounds into the driver side window. By some miracle, Hartnett survived despite taking multiple hits and was able to get out of his car and chase after the fleeing suspect, Read more [...] Continue reading →

Get Used to the Police State

nypd Martial law is the new reality. According to NBC News, "Heavily Armed Anti-Terror Police to Guard Times Square on New Year's." Nearly 6,000 police officers — hundreds of them with long guns, radiation detectors and bomb-sniffing dogs — will be guarding New York's Times Square as a year punctuated by terrorist attacks draws to a close, officials said Tuesday. The NYPD and the FBI unveiled plans to protect the more than 1 million people who will throng to the Crossroads of the World on New Read more [...] Continue reading →

Police Told to Change Their Behavior!

open bible I remember more than once being outraged over the way Christian chaplains were ordered to hide their crosses while stationed in an Islamic country, or at the military burning Bibles. We've come quite far since then. From the Independent Sentinel: "Texas Politicians to Police: No Reading the Bible at Lunch and No Displaying the National Motto Either." What do you think of a politician telling you what you cannot read at lunch? How about politicians banning the National Motto? A group of police Read more [...] Continue reading →

Restaurant Employee Shoots Masked Gunman. Will He Be Charged?

concealed carry 5 I wouldn't be surprised if this armed employee is fired by the restaurant because he as carrying a weapon. Most businesses make their property a gun-free zone at least as far as employees are concerned. Whether or not he was supposed to do so, this restaurant employee was prepared. The Sun-Sentinel reports, "Masked gunman shot dead by restaurant employee." The tables turned for a masked gunman when he was shot and killed by an employee of the Miramar restaurant he attempted to rob, police said. Just Read more [...] Continue reading →

Judge Rules Home Raid over Tea Counts as Probable Cause

SWAT gunpoint // “This is not what justice in the United States is supposed to be.” – Addie Harte Back in March of 2014, Mark Horne posted about how the Harte family was terrorized by police in a raid. The raid was based on the husband buying material at a hydroponics store, and the discovery of used wet tea leaves in the family garbage. The hydroponics equipment was perfectly legal and was purchased for a father-son science project. The tea was "field tested," which is notorious for false positives. Read more [...] Continue reading →

Behind the "Chemical Erection Warrant" was a Real Crime

badge gun Back in July 2014 Mark Horne wrote about "the porn police state." According to the Washington Post, the cops want to force a seventeen-year-old to have an erection and then photograph his aroused genitals. They want to do this because they suspect that the seventeen-year-old took a picture of his erection and sent it to his girlfriend via texting—“sexting” as it is now called. A judge actually granted that warrant, though it has not yet been executed. It never was executed because there Read more [...] Continue reading →

The Attorney General 'Recalibrates,' but Not Enough

Loretta Lynch Here is the headline at Politico: "Lynch recalibrates message on hateful speech." Attorney General Loretta Lynch Monday appeared to recalibrate remarks she made last week that suggested the Justice Department could investigate speech deemed hostile towards Muslims. "Of course, we prosecute deeds and not words," she said at a press conference Monday to announce an unrelated civil rights investigation into the Chicago Police Department. Of course it should be that way if American law still holds Read more [...] Continue reading →

Ticketed for Texting while Sitting in a Drive-Thru

tim-horton This happened in Canada, not the U.S., but we know that in both countries texting-while-driving laws are just revenue collection schemes. So nothing about this story would be impossible in any state in the Union with the same law. Fox 2 News in St. Louis reports, We all know the dangers of texting while behind the wheel but many drivers still do it. Especially during stops or times when they are not on the roads. A Canadian man did just that. He replied to a text while waiting in a drive-thru Read more [...] Continue reading →

Armed Americans Urged to Act as Line of Defense against Terrorism

concealed carry 5 While Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton and other Democrats are reflexively calling for punishing law-abiding gun owners for what they won't acknowledge is a terrorist attack, others disagree. The Washington Times reports on those who don't believe we will be safer if we are blocked from the tools we need to defend ourselves. “I think after Paris, and as we learn more about this event [in San Bernardino] we need to be nimble enough and pragmatic enough to recognize that there’s definitely a small Read more [...] Continue reading →

Police Chief: Second Amendment Fights Terrorism

concealed carry The Detroit News reports, "Police Chief Craig: Armed Detroiters cut terror risk." The city’s police chief said he believes violent extremists would be reluctant to target Detroit, as they had Paris last month, for fear armed citizens would shoot back. “A lot of Detroiters have CPLs (concealed pistol licenses), and the same rules apply to terrorists as they do to some gun-toting thug,” Chief James Craig said. “If you’re a terrorist, or a carjacker, you want unarmed citizens.” Oakland Read more [...] Continue reading →