Federal Government Steals Billions of Dollars of Raisins

Have you ever heard of Marketing Order 989, the Raisin Administrative Committee or the National Raisin Reserve?  If you’re not a raisin producer, the answer is probably no. In 1949, the Raisin Administrative Committee was formed under the Agricultural Agreement Act of 1937.  In 1949, Democrat Harry Truman was President of the United States and both the House and Senate were controlled by the Democrats.  The Congress was still following the liberal progressive agenda of FDR.  Marketing Order Read more […]

Supreme Court: Your Silence Will Be Used Against You In A Court Of Law

It used to be that if you were ever arrested, detained, or questioned by police, you had an understood right to remain silent. That’s not just so that criminals can more easily get away with their crimes. In a sense, since we’re all to be treated equally under the law, it does protect criminals as much as innocents, but the point of the 5th Amendment is to protect law-abiding citizens from being forced to give self-incriminating confessions or evidence that will be used against them. In fact, Read more […]

IRS Official Doesn’t Know How to “Take the Fifth”

On Wednesday, Lois Lerner, Director of the IRS Tax Exempt Division, pleaded the Fifth in front of Congress. Steadfastly refusing to offer testimony in a vain attempt to stonewall Congressional examination, Lerner’s self-imposed silence was expected. Unfortunately for her, Lerner wasn’t quite silent enough. She succumbed to the rampant but completely mistaken Democrat assertion of her own invulnerability. As comedian Ron White says, “You can’t fix stupid.” Ms. Lerner foolishly chose to Read more […]

Suspect Suspects and the Exploitation of a Crisis

Have you heard? The Boston bombing suspects had guns, but they didn’t have valid licenses to carry in Cambridge, Massachussetts. I’m sure the gun control lobby is already licking its chops over that little tidbit. There are so many things at stake in this crisis. For one, the bombing suspects, whether guilty or not, both had American citizenship. Yet they are being viewed by the civil government as active enemy combatants. The decision to hold the still living suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, without Read more […]

Supreme Court Might Decide Your Silence Can Be Used Against You

We all hear the line in police procedural TV shows and movies. When cops arrest someone they say, “You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law.” To repeat: you have a right to remain silent. Except your silence can be used against you as evidence that you must be guilty. At least one person has been convicted by a jury in a court case where the prosecutor argued that, because the defendant refused to speak, he must have been guilty Read more […]