Archive for the ‘Big brother strikes again.’ Category

What about the idea of LEO’s treating everyone the same? Does that no longer apply to folks of color?

Comey: Law Enforcement Needs to Do Better Job Understanding the ‘Journey of Black America’ by PAM KEY 8 May 2017 Monday at the Anti-Defamation League Conference, FBI Director James Comey said law enforcement “officers and deputies and agents” need to do a better job “understanding” the communities they serve, including “the history and journey of black America—the hopes, […]

The land of TB, measles, and Somalians.

Active TB Increases in Minnesota; 90 Percent Foreign-Born, 11 Refugees Diagnosed Overseas Before Arrival Getty by MICHAEL PATRICK LEAHY4 May 201720 The number of active tuberculosis (TB) cases diagnosed in Minnesota increased 12 percent in 2016 to 168, up from 150 one year earlier, according to the Minnesota Department of Health’s (MDH) Tuberculosis Prevention and Control […]

Will there be criminal charges? Doubtful.

NY Times: ATF Spent $21K on NASCAR Race From Secret Bank Account Image: (Russell LaBounty/NKP via AP) By Mark Swanson | Tuesday, 11 Apr 2017 08:56 AM Agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) managed millions in a secret bank account, including spending $21K on a suite at a NASCAR race and […]

What could possibly go wrong?

Seattle to let heroin addicts shoot up in first-ever government ‘supervised injection facility’ Justin Haskins 1 min Officials in Seattle and King County, Washington, are working to find funding and locations to build two supervised injection facilities that will allow heroin addicts to shoot up without any fear of punishment and under the supervision of […]

Its all about government control and overreach. Only in Wisconsin? No. The Government does not care about private property rights.

Regulation madness: Inside a family’s 12-year legal fight to sell a small, vacant parcel of land Sara Gonzales Regulation madness: Inside a family’s 12-year legal fight to sell a small, vacant parcel of land The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments next month in the case of Murr v. Wisconsin, a property rights case stemming […]

Another unintended consequence of Government overreach and control.

$8.5 Billion U.S. Counter Narcotics Effort in Afghanistan Boosts Opium Production FEBRUARY 09, 2017 The U.S. government’s multi-billion-dollar effort to counter narcotics in Afghanistan is a humiliating failure that’s resulted in a huge increase in poppy cultivation and opium production. Despite the free-flow of American tax dollars to combat the crisis, opium production rose 43% […]

Anyone want to take a wild stab in the dark how this will end? And I thought our county attorney was the king of lame plea agreements….

Convicted rapist gets shockingly little prison time in exchange for this bizarre probation condition Sara Gonzales Convicted rapist gets shockingly little prison time in exchange for this bizarre probation condition Harrison Sweazea, Missouri Senate via AP A 19-year old Idaho man convicted of statutory rape was sentenced to five to 15 years in prison last […]

Your tax dollars hard at work…almost $1 million a year to house one ward of the state. Seems a tad excessive, don’t you think?

1 person, 1 home, millions of dollars One person lives in the three bedroom home and state employees come and go around the clock.There are at least three per shift and they are hired to support the needs of the lone occupant. The Fox 9 Investigators discovered it is costing taxpayers almost a million dollars […]

Bad boy behaving badly. Noticeably missing from the story is this dirtbag’s POST license status. Plea bargains rule.

Ely officer admits to sexual relationship with teen By Tom Olsen on Jan 17, 2017 at 6:04 p.m. 35 An Ely police official admitted Tuesday to having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a girl under the age of 18. Sgt. Jason Allen Carlson, 38, pleaded guilty to a gross misdemeanor charge of misconduct of a […]

Should our schools “teach” or “train”? Yes, there is a difference. Your tax dollars hard at work.

University of Minnesota president says sexual misconduct training not getting through Published January 15, 2017 Associated Press FILE – In this Dec. 15, 2016, file photo, University of Minnesota wide receiver Drew Wolitarsky, flanked by quarterback Mitch Leidner, left, and tight end Duke Anyanwu stands in front of other team members as he reads a […]