Category Archives: CIVIL MASTERS

Off Topic: TSA Groper Caught Putting Something Down His Own Pants

The Broward County Sheriffs Office says one of Janet Napolitanos gropers was caught with a passenger’s iPod down his pants. That is unusual. The TSA’s usual drill is to place a hand down a passengers pants. Especially small children and … Continue reading

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Dupnik's SWAT Team Cleared In Guerena Shooting

I could have written this post the day after Clarence Dupnik’s SWAT Team broke down Jose Guerena’s door and sprayed 71 shots in the ex-Marine’s general direction. However I held off until it was official. Now it is official. The … Continue reading

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Federal Weapons Prosecutions At Lowest Level In Decade

The University of Syracuse’ TRAC report says Federal Weapons prosecutions are at the lowest level since 2001. Briefly quoting the TRAC report linked above: “The number of filings of weapons prosecutions is down 7.9 percent from January 2010, and down … Continue reading

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FBI Grants Agents More Power

The Salt Lake Tribune notes the FBI is granting agents more power to search databases, go through household trash, or surveil people who have attracted their attention. This seems to be in line with the trend toward micro-surveillance of everyone … Continue reading

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Cedar Rapids City Council Is At It Again

Cedar Rapids, Iowa, already notorious for opposing rationalized concealed carry in Iowa, and banning toy guns, is at it again. Now the City wants the keys to every commercial establishment within their jurisdiction: With a sweep of the Stetson to … Continue reading

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Weaponizing The Retirement Board And Small Business Administration

In the wake of the Department of “Education” SWAT raid on a Californian, the usually reliable Center For Individual Freedom’s Quin Hilyer discusses the Feds arming the Railroad Retirement Board and the Small Business Administration. Why would the Railroad Retirement … Continue reading

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40 Out Of 50 Indiana Senators Sign Brief Against Barnes VS State

Eugene Volokh, posting at the Volokh Conspiracy, notes that 40 out of 50 Indiana state senators have signed an amicus brief supporting the right to use force to resist unlawful police entry. Briefly quoting Mr. Volokh’s post linked above “The … Continue reading

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Even The Department Of "Education" Has A SWAT Team

AND IT IS AS OUT OF CONTROL AS ANY OF THEM With a sweep of the Stetson to Karl Denninger’s Market Ticker, News 10 reports a DOE SWAT Team broke down a mans door, held him in public view in … Continue reading

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Update, The 4th Amendment And An Indiana Sheriff

Back on May 17, I made a brief post about the Indiana Supreme Court decision essentially nullifying the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution in Indiana. Newton County Sheriff Dan Hartman was, correctly, quoted: “When asked three separate times due to … Continue reading

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OK City Pharmacist Found Guilty, Said Shot In Self Defense

The Wall Street Journal reports Jerome Ersland, the Oklahoma City pharmacist who shot an armed robber “ too dead.” Briefly quoting the Wall Street Journal news item linked above: “The pharmacist, 59-year-old Jerome Ersland, fired a weapon after two young … Continue reading

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