None Dare Call It Tyranny

July 10, 2013 in News

Jacob Hornberger | While the Obama administration dithers over whether the Egyptian regime-change operation constitutes a coup or not, one thing is certain: The Egyptian people are suffering under tyranny. After all, that’s what military rule is: tyranny. Our American ancestors understood this. That’s why they steadfastly opposed standing armies…

James Bovard: The ‘you are the government’ canard

April 17, 2013 in News

Traces of Reality | In his continuing campaign to subvert the Second Amendment, President Obama recently unveiled one of the oldest tricks in the demagogue playbook. Speaking in Colorado, he declared that since America is a democracy, people had…

Anthony Gregory: The Totalitarianism of Universal Background Checks

April 5, 2013 in News

Anthony Gregory | Finally, some sanity, and from a somewhat unexpected source. The ACLU is concerned about the civil liberties implications of the new Harry Reid Senate bill to establish so-called “universal background checks” for firearms purchases.

Obama: Government Tyranny Impossible Because ‘Government Is Us’

April 5, 2013 in News

Ben Shapiro | In his big pitch in Colorado on Wednesday for further gun control, President Obama made an astonishing statement about gun rights advocates’ fears of governmental gun seizures. He said that such worries would just feed “into fears…

Fusion center director: We don’t spy on Americans, just anti-government Americans

April 1, 2013 in News

RT | Law enforcement intelligence-processing fusion centers have long come under attack for spying on Americans. The Arkansas director wanted to clarify the truth: centers only spies on some Americans – those who appear to be a threat to the government.

Checkpoint Tyranny Along the Border

March 15, 2013 in News

Jacob G. Hornberger | Most people have come to accept these checkpoints as part of life on the border. Since they have been born and raised under this system, they honestly think that it’s part of what living in a free society is all about.

Homeland Security is Ordering Enough Ammo to Wage a 20-Year Civil War

March 12, 2013 in News

Forbes | …At the height of the Iraq War the Army was expending less than 6 million rounds a month. Therefore 1.6 billion rounds would be enough to sustain a hot war for 20+ years. In America.

Operation Showtime: The ATF’s Mass Slaughter at Waco 20 Years Ago

March 1, 2013 in News

Anthony Gregory | On February 28, 1993, the ATF raided the home of the Branch Davidians, a religious sect just outside Waco, Texas. The agency… made sure reporters were there to witness its planned heroics and dubbed the raid “Operation Showtime.”

Approaching a “Tyranny Exercised for the Good of Its Victims”

February 26, 2013 in News

Ron Paul | While I oppose most gun control proposals, there is one group of Americans I do believe should be disarmed: federal agents. The use of force by federal agents to enforce unjust and unconstitutional laws is one of the major, albeit overlooked, threats to liberty.

“No More Hesitation”: Law Enforcement Being Desensitized to Kill Pregnant Women, Children, and Elderly

February 21, 2013 in News

William N. Grigg | Barack Obama’s advertised purpose in visiting Minneapolis on February 4 was to combat the scourge of gun violence. The substantive purpose of his visit was to promote a state monopoly on gun violence…