Archive for category Law Enforcement

Why DACA Is (and Was) Unconstitutional

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) was an executive policy governing immigration enforcement which then-President Barack Obama signed into effect via executive order in 2012 (later expanded upon in 2014).  This policy protected so-called “Dreamers” from deportation, so named after the special class of alien residents identified in the Development, Relief, and Education for […]

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Dear Hillary Clinton: “No Fly, No Buy” is Equally Illegal as “Stop-and-Frisk”

During the first 2016 presidential debate a couple of weeks ago, Hillary Clinton chastised Donald Trump on the unconstitutionality of so-called “stop-and-frisk” policies of urban policing (specifically in New York City).  And credit where it is due, she is right – warrantless, unprompted searches conducted upon pedestrians simply because they are in “public” clearly violates […]

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Another Apparently Unjustified Police Shooting

This time in South Florida, where police armed with AR-15s (possibly the fully-automatic military versions of the weapons that are generally unavailable to civilians) engaged and wounded a special needs caregiver, Charles Kinsey, who was reportedly attempting to return his autistic patient/client to the facility from which he had strayed.  The patient, identified only as […]

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Two Wrongs Do Not Make a Right

Only correcting the wrongs can do that. In the aftermath of recent police shootings across the nation, perceived correctly or not as being unjustified, a few individuals reportedly attacked Dallas-area police officers and others yesterday with targeted sniper fire, killing five and wounding seven (as of this writing). As I have written before, perceptions of […]

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Another American Citizen Killed By an Agent of the State

This time in Louisiana.  Question for all the anti-gun types out there that are tired of the annual killings  ongoing by police in this country (now up to 505 at the time of this writing for 2016 already, more than double the deaths resulting from mass shootings this year by at least one accounting):  are […]

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Big Government is an Insanely Overbearing Boyfriend

(Source: Independent Institute)   Episodes: “An Education in Debt”   “Protection from Jobs”   “A Remedy for Healthcare Choices”   “House Poor”   “Keeping a Close Eye on Privacy”  

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If You are Tired of Hyperpartisan Nonsense…

…I highly recommend checking out the first ever (televised) Libertarian Party primary debate between Austin Petersen (CEO of Stonegait LLC ), John McAfee (of McAfee Anti-Virus fame), and Gary Johnson (the former 29th Governor of New Mexico) that aired on Fox Business Network Friday, 1 April 2016.  The candidates were often humorous in their exchanges, […]

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