Full Caf Americano™
The most disturbing thing about the way the radical left wing of the Democratic Party has run roughshod over the American public, is the relatively effortless way in which they have done it over the last four and a half years.
For instance, does an accused American have a right to be tried exclusively by other Americans? Well, maybe not in the People’s Republic of California.
Hint. Learn. Spanish. Now.
SACRAMENTO, California (AP) — The California Assembly passed a bill on Thursday that would make the state the first in the nation to allow non-citizens who are in the country legally to serve on jury duty.
Assemblyman Bob Wieckowski, D-Fremont, said his bill, AB1401, would help California widen the pool of prospective jurors and help integrate immigrants into the community. [More]
Believe you me, Governor Jerry Brown will sign this into law. There will be a constitutional challenge, but the Sixth Amendment, contrary to popular belief, does not guarantee trial by a “jury of one’s peers.” The Founders almost certainly intended for jurors to be citizens, but nothing specifically says so.
And we all thought George H.W. Bush was just being plain ol’ goofy ol’ George when he called for a “New World Order.”
The Left lurks in the gray areas of our system the way rapists and muggers crouch out in hedges, darkened doorways and alleys.
Is ‘Big Sis’ Gunning For You?
Officials at the Department of Homeland Security denied Thursday that its large-scale ammunition purchases were an effort keep bullets out of the hands of private citizens.
At a hearing on Capitol Hill Thursday, top DHS training officer Humberto Medina said he could “say categorically that was not a factor at all” in the purchases. He also noted that ammunition DHS purchased would be used for both operations and training purchases.
The Associated Press reported in February that DHS was planning to buy more than 1.6 billion rounds over the next five years, a number that sparked fears of government stockpiling – which DHS previously denied to Whispers. Officials told lawmakers DHS actually was planning to buy only up to 750 million rounds. [More]
Even at 750 million rounds, DHS personal will have enough ammunition to kill every man, woman and child in the country, twice. We have enough stateside active and reserve military personnel to easily quell any invasion by a foreign enemy. So why does the Department of Homeland Security need that much firepower? Folks, that is the first step toward a police state! Here is the second.
Write your senators and congressmen. Tell them to support James Inhofe and Frank Lucas’s Ammunition Management for More Obtainability (AMMO) Act of 2013.
And the Clown of the Week Is…
Okay, okay, okay. Okay, first Tamerlan and Dzhokhar were just a couple of wild kids from the neighborhood who got outta hand. Isolated incident. I-S-O-L-A-T-E-D. Then comes Papa who threatens to light up the world if his boy is killed. Then there’s Mama. Just a bit high strung is all. It’s just that America ruined her life and stuff. Oh well. A little anti-American rhetoric is understandable, right?
Uh-Hmmm. Now it turns out the CIA actually thought the Russians might be onto something. Jeez, ya think?
It’s getting difficult to keep up with the Boston Marathon bombing case without a scorecard. A week ago, the media reported that the FBI received one warning about Tamerlan Tsarnaev, but found nothing of concern at the time in 2011. Next we discovered that Russia issued multiple warnings to the US about Tamerlan, and this morning that the Joint Terrorism Task Force got alerted to the return of a “suspected militant” on his return — a warning that went nowhere. Now CNN also reports that Tamerlan wasn’t the only Tsarnaev on Russia’s radar, and that the CIA had added his mother to their Terrorist Identities Datamart Environment (TIDE) database (via JWF)… [More]
Relax, relax, relax. I’m sure Barack Obama will get back to us on this. Just as soon as he finds out just exactly what a TIDE database is… Anyone? … TIDE?