I have been given permission to republish this article by Alex Newman which appeared on Friday, December 6th, 2013 at The New American website.
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This is no breakthrough, but a sellout. Leave it to Obama to make things worse.
These self-defense forces are having mixed success in their efforts to rid their towns of the drug cartels. Government and police officials have been so corrupted that the rule of law means little or nothing to them anymore.
Thanks to Wikileaks and Edward Snowden (and the no doubt reluctant assistance of the Washington Post), we now know much more about how expensive and invasive the 16 spy agencies are and how they spend our money. Take a fast look. It may be the last one we can take.
I don’t often get caught up in the narrative about which I am writing, but in this case the sense of outrage was nearly overwhelming. Several times I had to take a break to cool off.
There’s an old saying: Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they’re not out to get you. There is another saying: Don’t indulge it unnecessarily.
This is what a SWAT team home invasion looks like.
Kelly is just the man the Founders feared. He will because he can. He doesn’t care about niceties contained in the Fourth Amendment. He’s a Marine. He just wants to get the job done and worry about the consequences later (if ever).
This is just what we need: a Janet Napolitano on steroids!
Where were these defenders of freedom when the surveillance state was being built?