Tag Archive: Public safety

Anti-Corporate Government Bootlicking

As more and more comes out about the surveillance state that Barack Obama has erected, the victims of ODDS (Obama Defense Derangement Syndrome) continued to spin, continue to insist that this is nothing, continue to insist that this is all overblown hysterical paranoid hype. The latest is this piece of anti-libertarian boot-licking hogwash. It is one-stop shopping for absurdity. A few examples:

Schneier literally begged internet tech companies to shield him from the big bad

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Scaring Students

We’ve all gotten used to the stories of school drug sweeps and “scared straight” tactics getting more and more ridiculous. Student made to stand against walls, getting sniffed by drug dogs, having weapons pointed at them. But this is a new level of insanity.

A school shooting drill planned for tomorrow in the far northwestern suburbs has many parents upset.

According to a letter from Cary-Grove High School principal Jay Sargeant, there will be a

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The Motor City Is A Jungle

Many places in the world are just bad choices for your vacation dollar. Benghazi, Beirut, Baghdad, why not just pitch a tent in an active volcano? Now add Detroit to that list, and you wonder why Uncle Ted Nugent moved to Texas:

The men and women of the Detroit Police Department believe the city is too dangerous to enter, and they want citizens to know it.

Detroit Police Officer Association (DPOA) Attorney Donato Iorio said

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If they had done this when GWB was president…

I am sure the LSM would have gone bonkers, the left would have been furious, the accusations of racism, sexism, and profiling would have been all over the place, and the practice would have ended up dead. Oh, wait a second, that idea was floated when GWB was president, right after 9-11 if I recall, and it was killed immediately with precisely the above accusations – the language used however was far more colorful than … Read more