Have nothing to do with the [evil] things that people do, things that belong to the darkness. Instead, bring them out to the light... [For] when all things are brought out into the light, then their true nature is clearly revealed...

-Ephesians 5:11-13

Tag Archives: Crime

IRS Investigations Used in the Past to Intimidate and Punish White House Enemies

The recent admissions of guilt by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that it deliberately targeted conservative non-profits for intimidation have forced to the surface a long list of other IRS abuses that have faded from public memory with the passage of time.

The IRS has been a tool of intimidation and neutralization for decades under administrations as far back as

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New Jersey Pols Reveal Plans to Confiscate Guns, Contempt for Owners

The microphone remained live following a committee meeting in Trenton, New Jersey last Thursday and captured comments from three anti-gun Democrats boldly proclaiming their purposes and prejudices:

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More gun myths exploded

There are many gun myths out there, and as soon as one pops up it gets mowed down by researchers armed with facts. But right behind it another one pops up. Kyle Wintersteen is one of the mowers.

Before the Senate bill to expand background checks flamed out, Obama kept saying that 90 percent of the American people were behind such legislation and that only

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NRA’s A-Rated Senators Caving on Gun Control

With Senate Bill 649 likely to be the last chance Senate Majority Leader Harry will have to pass gun control legislation in this session, West Virginia Democrat John Manchin has been working hard to bring the National Rifle Association (NRA) into the discussion on how to

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Colorado Sheriff Exposes Obama’s Hyprocrisy on YouTube

Shayne Heap is the sheriff of Elbert County, Colorado, one of 62 sheriffs who weren’t invited to serve as a backdrop for President Obama’s latest trip to Denver to push for his gun controls. Instead, Heap took the opportunity to vent his spleen at Obama’s hypocrisy and it’s a wonderful thing to watch.

He said “it’s too bad these tragic events have only served to be a launching point for political agendas and grand standing … to make laws that are constitutionally questionable and punitive to law-abiding citizens, who’ve done nothing wrong, borders on legislative abuse.”

He added that Obama left Washington, DC, which enjoys the highest murder rate per capita in the country in order to tell Colorado how to

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Furor over new Colorado law giving Secret Service agents police powers continues

The furor over the signing into law of Senate Bill 13-013 earlier this week by Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper went viral following the publishing of an article by Mike Opelka at theblaze.com. Opelka suggested that the new law could be “used to

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Connecticut Governor Signs Toughest Gun Bill in America

At noon on Thursday Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed into law a wide-ranging bill in response to last year’s shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.  After weeks of closed-door negotiations between Republican and Democrat leaders and another 13 hours of debate on Wednesday, the 139-page bill was passed by the House, 105-44. It had previously passed the Senate, 26-10.

The new law

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OK for Indiana school teachers to return fire

Now and again a waft of fresh untainted air blows in, usually from places far away from Foggy Bottom where there hasn’t been a breath of fresh air in years. This from Indiana shows that some people still have a brain and are able to use it:

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Georgia Town Requires Every Homeowner to Own a Gun

On Monday evening, the town council in Nelson, Georgia, located about 50 miles north of Atlanta, passed its Family Protection Ordinance requiring the head of every household to own a gun and the ammunition to feed it. It exempts felons and those with certain disabilities and it comes without penalties for noncompliance. It was passed to make a statement

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Connecticut Lawmakers to Infringe Further on Citizens’ Gun Rights

On Monday afternoon lawmakers in Connecticut announced success in molding a bi-partisan approach to gun violence following weeks of closed-door negotiations. It will be voted upon on Wednesday and is expected to pass the Democrat-controlled General Assembly with ease.

Rather than focus on improving security at schools, lawmakers instead turned their attention to

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Some common sense about the Aurora shooter and the death penalty.

George Brauchler is the district attorney for Arapahoe County, where James Holmes entered a theatre last year and started shooting the innocent and unarmed viewers and where Holmes has just asked for a bargain:

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April 1st is the 71st Anniversary of California’s Deportment of Japanese Americans

On Wednesday, April 1st, 1942, Lieutenant General John L. DeWitt issued “Instructions to all persons of Japanese ancestry” that they “will be evacuated from the above designated area [north San Francisco] by 12 o’clock noon Tuesday, April 7th… The Civil Control Station at 1701 Van Ness Avenue will provide temporary residence elsewhere…[and] transport persons…to their new residence…”. Some 120,000 persons were deported from California and sent to internment camps in

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Colorado is now No. 19 and falling

This really breaks my heart. Yesterday the Mercatus Center released its third annual edition of Freedom in the 50 States: An Index of Personal and Economic Freedom, and Colorado has dropped precipitously from

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Cyprus Deal Turns Bank Depositors into Lenders, Abolishes National Sovereignty

Late Sunday night the president of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, was officially informed of the deal the unelected Eurogroup had come up with in order for Cyprus to receive its bailout from the European Central Bank. Anastasiades flew to Brussels on Sunday to meet with Mario Draghi, the president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and Jose Barroso, the president of the European commission. The meeting was run by Herman Van Rompuy, the president of the European Council. On his way to the meeting, Anastasiades admitted that

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More Reasons to Carry

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Here kitty, kitty! (Photo credit: Beyond the Trail)

A mountain lion might eat my dog. I live less than a mile from where the attack occurred. A man was walking his dachshund when a mountain lion attacked the dog, tore his leash from the owner’s hand, and ate him.

It was small comfort to the bereaved owner that the cat was later trapped and killed. Shannon Vall who lives nearby and walks her German short-haired pointer Cana in the same area, said “We haven’t seen any [cats] ourselves” but she knows a neighbor who has, and carries a gun for protection.

Just one more reason.

Here are some more

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Hypocrisy from the NRA

The NRA has changed its position on background checks, or so it says. Wayne LaPierre, the National Rifle Associations CEO and PR front man, got lots of airtime responding to Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s announcement of his $12 million ad campaign to drum up support for the wave of gun controls washing over the Senate but being resisted by a recalcitrant few, according to Bloomberg. LaPierre said that Bloomberg “can’t

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New York Revives Hotline Following Passage of SAFE Act

When a CBS affiliate reported on Wednesday the existence of a hotline that anonymous callers could use to report neighbors who possibly might illegally possess a firearm, some claimed the timing with the recent passage of New York’s SAFE Act was just too coincidental.

The new law turns many gun owners into

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Cyprus daylight robbery puts the whole European Union at risk

At least that’s the hope of Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, a quasi-liberal writing for a clearly liberal British newspaper, the Telegraph. He called the stunt that was tried and failed, at least for the time being, of robbing people point-blank in daylight, saying that

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NY Gov. Cuomo announces hot line and reward for reporting “illegal” guns

Actually, Gov. Cuomo announced this program a year ago but nobody knew about it until a CBS station exposed it on Wednesday. In simple terms, the program uses taxpayer monies to reward those who think someone they know may possess

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Florida Update: Concealed Carry Permits Up, Violent Crime Down

The recent report from ABC News that in Florida, where there are more concealed weapons permits than anywhere else in the country, violent crime has dropped to the lowest point in history, delighted Sean Caranna, executive director of Florida Carry, Inc. He said,

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Many of the articles on Light from the Right first appeared on either The New American or the McAlvany Intelligence Advisor.