Gun Confiscation – The Left has Found a Way to Make it Happen

This is where it all begins. We’ve all been told not to worry about “Red Flag” laws. They won’t be abused. They’ll be safe-guards. They tell us not to fear – that not just any old busy-body will be able trigger a red flag event to have one’s guns confiscated. And being a bigoted moron on social media cannot be one of those triggers. And “We’re from the government – you can trust us.”

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RED FLAG Gun Laws: Connecticut Man’s Firearms Seized Because His SON Shared a Meme on Facebook

Due to the recent mass shootings, there is a major push for so-called “red flag” gun laws at both the state and federal levels. These laws are the latest tool for gun control advocates to confiscate guns from people based upon only tips and suspicion. No crime has to be committed to trigger an investigation or confiscation.

Red flag laws violate multiple rights protected by our constitution. The Hill has an excellent article on how red flag laws violate more than the 2nd Amendment, including: read more

WND Exclusive – Elizabeth ‘Woodrow’ Warren: The Scariest Candidate

from Brent Smith for World Net Daily:

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Elizabeth Warren

Of the top tier of candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for president, one may be scarier than the others, and it may not be who you think.

A month or so ago, I wrote that Kamala Harris was rapidly gaining ground, and I thought that she, as a black women, might pose the most problems for Trump.

This may still be true, but it’s not the purpose of this article.

Rather than just speculating on just who might win, I wanted to take a look at who may be the worst, most dangerous choice as president from the left – not who can likely beat Trump, just who would be the most damaging, should he or she win. read more

Video Podcast – A Confluence of Two Schemes

Red Flags and Deep Fakes

by: Brent Smith at the Common Constitutionalist

There are currently two things happening in America that could be devastating to our people. Two things, which if used by the correct villainous individual or group, could cripple one’s reputation, ruin one’s life, or much much worse.

One high-tech and one decided low. One can negatively affect a single individual and the other could potentially rock the entire nation and send us spiraling into Civil War.

This is not hyperbole. I am deadly serious.

The two are Red Flag laws and Deep Fake Videos. read more

Immigrants Get Preference Over Citizens in Maine

A long time ago Zanetta Smith got sick and couldn’t work anymore — and then she lost her apartment, WGME-TV reported.

“You fall into bad times, and sometimes it’s hard to get out of it,” Smith told the station.

She’d been living in her car for the last five years until a friend offered to let her stay in a storage shack in the woods, WGME said. read more

Don’t Cave on the Constitution

The beginning of the end of the Second Amendment

by: Brent Smith at the Common Constitutionalist

I agree with the President on most things, but I can’t on this.

We’ve been hearing, ad nauseum, that polling suggests that the public supports universal background checks and greater gun restrictions. And we’ve not only been hearing this from democrats, but also from Republicans.

So now I guess we’ve given up on protection and defense of the Constitution and will be governed by the whims of the people and politicians?

It reminds of what the father of the modern progressive movement, president Woodrow Wilson said.  (I hate that guy!) “The Constitution was founded on the law of gravitation. The government was to exist and move by virtue of the efficacy of ‘checks and balances.’ The trouble with the theory is that government is not a machine, but a living thing. No living thing can have its organs offset against each other, as checks, and live.”

This was the beginning of the “living, breathing,” Constitution. That musty old document was fine for its day, but it should not have been built on immovable bedrock. Instead it should be built on sand so that it may move and shift with the changing times.

President Trump and the Republicans have expressed openness to a federal red flag law and for “meaningful” background checks. read more

How About Some Facts About Background Checks

I was turned onto this article by Mark Levin. It was written by a University professor, .

Despite being written in 2013, the facts remain the same, but our politicians have become more spineless. They push for more gun restrictions, despite all empirical data, that is available to everyone, showing that nothing they propose will make the slightest difference. Our feeble political class continues to cling to the “must do something” mantra.

No longer do we here the reasoned argument of no legislation is better than bad legislation.

from the Hill:

Why universal background checks won’t work

There are three basic problems with universal background checks; it will have no effect, the numbers don’t prove the case, and the only way to make the scheme remotely effective is repugnant to the people. Those are three big hills to climb. That’s why few politicians seem ready to take the hike.

Most important is that criminals disobey such laws (and according to the Supreme Court in their Haynes vs. U.S. decision, criminals are not legally obligated to). In a report titled “Firearm Use by Offenders”, our own Federal Government noted that nearly 40 percent of all crime guns are acquired from street level dealers, who are criminals in the black market business of peddling stolen and recycled guns. Standing alone, this shows that “universal” background checks would have an incomplete effect on guns used in crimes. read more

One Deportation Could’ve Prevented 19 or More Murders

from Conservative Review:

This criminal alien is accused of smothering 19 elderly victims to death. He should have been deported long ago

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Nobody in the GOP Senate or the White House is taking notice of what might be the worst and most heinous criminal alien crime committed in American history. We must discuss closing the multiple criminal alien loopholes that violate laws duly passed Congress.

At least 19 Texans were allegedly killed by someone who should never have been in the country, who had been in jail for other crimes and should have been deported. What if I told you that if we merely enforced and tightened existing laws, unvetted foreign nationals like this would never be able to commit subsequent crimes? “Do something!!,” you would say, right? read more

Please Mr. President – Don’t Support Red Flag Laws

by: Brent Smith at the Common Constitutionalist

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Please Mr. President – reconsider. Don’t do this. Please stop pushing Red Flag legislation.

Oh, like taxes, or frankly any law that deals directly with the people, they all start out, as does this suggestion from the President, fairly innocuously and backed with the best of intentions – at least outwardly.

But as Will Rogers said: “The difference between death and taxes is death doesn’t get worse every time Congress meets.”

And ole Will’s saying doesn’t just apply to taxes. It applies to virtually all laws and all regulations.

Take the income tax … Please! Just kidding.

Seriously, in 1913, the first year of the income tax, the top tax bracket was 7 percent (and that included a six percent surtax) on all income over $500,000 ($11 million in today’s dollars), and the lowest tax bracket was 1 percent.

And of course promises were made by our benevolent government overlords prior to its introduction, that tax rates wouldn’t just be continually raised.

Raise rates? Don’t be silly. We’re the government. You can trust us – right? read more

WND Exclusive – What comes after ‘Medicare for All’?

from Brent Smith for World Net Daily:

According to leading polls of Democratic primary voters, health care is still one the top issues. And it took center stage, as a new human right, by means of the new progressive socialist tag-team, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, during Tuesday’s Democratic debate.

On night 2, there was not the unbridled enthusiasm for the Sanders-Warren Medicare for All scheme, as Joe Biden threw cold water on it and defended Obamacare. But he appears to be one of only a few. To many of the rest, it’s like Obamacare never existed – like it had no positive effect on “health care” at all.

It didn’t, by the way.

And here we are today. It’s déjà-vu all over again (h/t: Yogi Berra). Almost a decade after Obamacare was signed into law, the issue is still front and center. read more

Justice is Not Blind – It Sees Only What It Wants to See

by: Brent Smith at the Common Constitutionalist

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We’ve all heard the saying that “Justice is Blind.” Thus the statue of Justitia, or lady Justice, blindfolded and holding the scale of equal justice under the law.

As nice a sentiment and goal that is, it is not reality. Rather it said that there are two systems of justice. One for the haves and one for the have-nots.

But even that’s not accurate, at least not anymore. Now we three systems, or tiers of justice. One for the have-nots, one for the haves and one reserved only for a politically well connected inner circle.

The have nots are the regular folks, like you and me. If we ever find ourselves on the wrong side of the law, regardless of the circumstance, we can expect zero perks and zero favors done on our behalf. We can expect the full measure of justice handed down as punishment for our transgressions, owing only to the compassion and mercy of a jury and/or judge.

Our only hope is that the judge and/or jury may find some sympathy for and pity on us, thus lessening our punishment slightly.

The haves are the next up in our three-tiered justice system. read more