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Hillary Clinton’s Most Cringe Inducing Moments

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Just because Hillary Clinton is immune for the rule of the law, that doesn’t mean she’s immune from mockery. Here are Hillary’s most cringe inducing moments.










America: The Largest Terrorist State In The World

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Imagine being at your house with some of your family. Recently, one of your son’s and a nephew were killed by some uniformed man just up the block, and there’s been a series of bombings up the road.

Suddenly, someone begins knocking on the door. You remember stories of random men knocking on doors, only to break them open and shoot the people inside.

So, you grab a kitchen knife. Soon enough, this man kicks open the door, yells in a language that you do not understand, and sticks a gun to your daughters face.

You try your best to yell at the men to please take the gun off your daughter’s face. His reaction, due to the fact that you’re holding a butter knife 15 feet away from him, is to shoot you in the face.

In any world, that would be considered breaking and entering, threatening a small child, and murder – but if you have camo on, that’s considered self-defense and you may even get a medal.

Now, though this may seem like an absurd example, I’ve heard this story many times from men and women who joined and served in the army. Only in the most backwards world would a man who murdered 36 people not be considered a serial killer, but a hero. The government of today, the government of the past, the government of the future is at its essence a terrorist organization.



The war on terror is a war on a noun. Internationally there is no consensus on the definition of terror, it’s merely an abstract concept redefined to benefit those in power. It’s nearly impossible to define terror without including government actions, which is why there’s not an absolute definition for it.Common definitions of terrorism refer only to those violent acts that are intended to create fear (terror); are perpetrated for a religious, political, or ideological goal; and deliberately target or disregard the safety of non-combatants.

Let’s break down the war on drugs by sticking it into a micro population. There’s this guy named Dave. Dave doesn’t like that his neighbor Jim smokes a plant in his home. Jim never messes with Dave, he doesn’t attempt to assault Dave, and he doesn’t steal from Dave. Still, Dave just doesn’t like Jim’s usage of a plant.

Now, Dave himself is constantly consuming a liquid which is more toxic and dangerous than Jim does by a long shot, but Dave doesn’t see an issue with it. So in order to punish Jim he needs some money, so he goes to his neighbor Keith’s house.

Now Keith doesn’t want to give Dave money to hurt Jim, so Dave gets one of his friends to steal Keith’s money and then throws Keith in Dave’s basement for 6 months. Keith is left malnourished, and beaten by some other guys that’s are in Dave’s Basement.

With Keith’s stolen money, Dave pays someone else to breakdown Jim’s door, shoots Jim’s dog, steals Jim’s money, and then throws Jim in the basement as well.

That’s the war on drugs in a nutshell, except it’s more expensive and has led to 250,000 people in jail just right now.

So let’s look at that definition of terrorism. The most important aspect is inciting fear. You pay your taxes out of fear of losing your freedom. That fear is back by an ideological and political goal, and it harms non-violent individuals. It’s terrorism.



Within our present war against terror, the term enemy combatant is thrown around whenever an innocent individuals is murdered.  

Take a look at what the government considers enemy combatants.You live in a world, say Iraq, where 1.5 million of your countrymen have been murdered by the US government, so you decide to finally protect yourself. That makes you a terrorist. Looking at the facts regarding the Iraq war, it’s quite easy to find the actual truth.

Economically within the United States: The Democrats on the Joint Economic Committee estimated a $3.5 trillion cost through 2017, and state that the war will cost the average U.S. family $46,400.Per person, the total cost, given these estimates, would be $11,627. Before the invasion, Bush stated that the war would cost 50-60 billion dollars which would be recovered in oil revenue.

Contextually, in 2012, 10.5 billion dollars were spent per month just on the U.S Military, which doesn’t include the “repair” of the places the Military bombed.

That’s the US Economic Cost: Now physically there are 18 suicides a day by US troops, and 320,000 US vets have brain injuries.

Now in Iraq, there are 2.8 million Iraqis displaced, which is 1 in 10. 80 percent of those displaced are women and young children. The odds that the father of a family has been killed in the war in Iraq is 1 in 11.

The odds that an Iraqi son has been exposed to a traumatic event in the past 2 years are 1 in 2 – and then of course, there’s whole parts of Iraq which are now no longer habitable due to irradiated ammo.

Only an insane person could see as acts for the greater good of Iraqis.

 

The Economic Terror Done by the Federal Reserve

The War On Terror and the War On Drugs both embody a war on freedom, liberty, and the life of innocent individuals. In order to pay for this bloodshed, though, you need a financial backing – you need a central bank.Ron Paul: “Since the creation of the Federal Reserve, middle and working-class Americans have been victimized by a boom-and-bust monetary policy. In addition, most Americans have suffered a steadily eroding purchasing power because of the Federal Reserve’s inflationary policies. This represents a real, if hidden, tax imposed on the American people.From the Great Depression, to the stagflation of the seventies, to the burst of the dotcom bubble last year, every economic downturn suffered by the country over the last 80 years can be traced to Federal Reserve policy. The Fed has followed a consistent  policy of flooding the economy with easy money, leading to a misallocation of resources and an artificial “boom” followed by a recession or depression when the Fed-created  bubble bursts.

Without a central bank that’s so willing to print money that doesn’t exist, are you capable of a debt based system which allows for the removal of any financial responsibility in the present. This lack of financial responsibility allows for the purchasing of men and machines which destroy the world and paint cities red with blood. When the United States government was/is in trillions of dollars in debt, the Fed still managed to “bail out” friends just a couple years back.”

The following list is taken directly from page 131 of a GAO audit report, and it shows which banks received secret loans from the Fed. Let’s take a look at the breakdown:

Citigroup – $2.513 trillion
Morgan Stanley – $2.041 trillion
Merrill Lynch – $1.949 trillion
Bank of America – $1.344 trillion
Barclays PLC – $868 billion
Bear Sterns – $853 billion
Goldman Sachs – $814 billion
Royal Bank of Scotland – $541 billion
JP Morgan Chase – $391 billion
Deutsche Bank – $354 billion UBS – $287 billion
Credit Suisse – $262 billion
Lehman Brothers – $183 billion
Bank of Scotland – $181 billion
BNP Paribas – $175 billion
Wells Fargo – $159 billion Dexia – $159 billion
Wachovia – $142 billion
Dresdner Bank – $135 billion
Societe Generale – $124 billion
All Other Borrowers” – $2.639 trillion

With the help of the Federal Reserve, the USA is selling our children’s future to the highest bidder by enslaving them in debt. They are taking those stolen funds to slaughter and imprison millions of men, women and children. Abroad and domestically – in the past, present, and future – the USA is the ultimate terrorist state.




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10257847_10101407106334675_3394232571286694773_nCarlos Morales is a former Child Protective Services investigator, president and founder of Child Protective Services Victim Support, the host of the Libertarian Atheist Podcast, and a committed legal advocate for family reunification.

Since leaving his career as an investigator, he has actively helped families throughout the country fight for their children in and out of court. His pursuit of a radical overhaul for child protection programs has taken him from university lecture halls, to television and radio studios, and the pages of a variety of publications. This has culminated into the www.thinkaboutnow.com/judge-exposes-cps-history-of-abuse-rapepublication of his new book, Legally Kidnapped: The Case Against Child Protective Services (http://www.legallykidnapped.net/)

Breaking: Disabled St. Jude patient sues airport and TSA after bloody scuffle with Airport Police

Poll: 13 percent Prefer Meteorite Hitting Earth Over Hillary, Trump

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13 Percent of People Would Rather Have a Meteor Hit Earth Than Elect Trump or Clinton

More than 1 in 10 voters say they’d prefer a giant meteor hitting earth over supporting Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton.

The left-leaning Public Policy Polling (PPP) offered the hypothetical “Giant Meteor” option in its latest survey. Forty-three percent picked Clinton, 38 percent picked Trump and 13 percent picked the Giant Meteor hitting earth. Another 7 percent were unsure.




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The Giant Meteor has support across the ideological spectrum, with 23 percent support among somewhat or very liberal voters, 16 percent among moderate voters and 21 percent among somewhat or very conservative voters.

Men are more likely to support the Giant Meteor than women, while an equal percentage of Republicans and Democrats support it. A whopping 27 percent of independents support the Giant Meteor, compared to 31 percent supporting Trump and 35 percent Clinton.

Asked about real-life presidential candidates, Clinton, the presumptive Democratic nominee, leads Trump, her Republican counterpart, in the poll by 4 points, 45 to 41 percent, while 5 percent opt for Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson, 2 percent pick Green Party candidate Jill Stein and 7 percent remain undecided.

The survey of 853 registered voters was conducted via landlines and the internet June 27–28 with a margin of error of 3.4 percentage points.




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Breaking: Disabled St. Jude patient sues airport and TSA after bloody scuffle with Airport Police

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Here’s some more evidence that the TSA needs to be disbanded immediately:
Disabled St. Jude patient sues airport and TSA after bloody scuffle with Airport Police








MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Bloodied and bruised Hannah Cohen was led from Memphis International Airport in handcuffs.

The 19-year old was headed home to Chattanooga after treatment for a brain tumor at St. Jude Hospital June 30, 2015.

It’s a trip they’ve made for 17 years.

This time, an unarmed Hannah, set off the metal detector at a security checkpoint

“They wanted to do further scanning, she was reluctant, she didn’t understand what they were about to do,” said her mother Shirley Cohen.

Cohen told us she tried to tell TSA agents her daughter is partially deaf, blind in one eye, paralyzed, and easily confused, but said she was kept at a distance by police.

“She’s trying to get away from them but in the next instant, one of them had her down on the ground and hit her head on the floor. There was blood everywhere,” said Cohen.

Hannah was arrested, booked and on the night she should have been celebrating the end of her treatment, she was locked up in Jail East.

“Here we were with nowhere to go, not even a toothbrush, our bags had gone to Chattanooga,” said Cohen.

Authorities later threw out the charges but the family filed a lawsuit against the Memphis Airport, Airport Police, and the Transportation Security Administration.

None of them would comment citing the suit, but Sari Koshetz of TSA released a statement that said, “Passengers can call ahead of time to learn more about the screening process for their particular needs or medical situation.”

Cohen said after all the help here, she can’t believe it ended like this.

“She’s 19 but she’ll always be my baby. We’ve been through so much.”




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Child Protective Services Called by Cops on Child for Saying “Brownies”

Texas Sheriff Throws Tantrum After Being Denied Helicopter, Boat, and Raises

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Texas Sheriff Throws Hissy Fit After Being Denied Boat, Helicopter, and Raises





(Do Not Comply) On the 21st of June,  Chairman for the Hunt County Libertarian Party and citizen journalist Kory Watkins captured Hunt County Sheriff Randy Meeks displaying a childish tantrum when being shot-down on his request for more tax dollars to fund his empire.  His request for a boat, raises, two new positions under his wing and a helicopter were instantly blocked by the county commissioners. Mr. Meeks has recently said that he was ordained by God to possess the authority to rule over the people he is supposed to serve.

Last year his henchman kicked in the door of a woman who would not let them in her home and thenpunched her violently in the stomach while she was 9 months pregnant.  He backed his deputies by making up a wild claim that she grabbed for a gun. Last April another one of his goons slammed a handcuffed man into a parked car behind the sheriff’s department, and of course he came out in defense of that too.  With Sheriff’s like Mr. Meeks who needs the Gestapo or any other dictatorial dark dressed gang and we can all thank our lucky stars that he wasn’t given the money to increase his ever-growing arsenal of weapons against his citizenry.



 




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Child Protective Services Called by Cops on Child for Saying “Brownies”

Child Protective Services Called by Cops on Child for Saying “Brownies”

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In one of the stupidest cases of handling disciplinary issue in the last month, an elementary school in Jersey called the police because a nine-year-old boy made a racist remark. How did the cops handle it? Did they give the child a stern talking to? Did they tell the teachers that they were wasting their time? Nope, they called Child Protective Services.

There’s been little information given out to what exactly the child said, but according to local news sources, the child referred to black kids as “brownies.” He was actually referring to the chocolate baked good, according to his parents. Given that he made the statement during a class party—it was the last day of school—this explanation makes sense.

Personally, I don’t give a damn if the child was being racist – you don’t call the cops because you don’t like certain words, and you certainly don’t get CPS involved.

The teacher’s or principle should have demonstrated some capability in being able to handle the situation, but that’s assuming that they were capable of having integrity. Instead, they chose to “tell on the child.”

This is how pathetic our society has become. You use to be ostracized for “tattle telling” on other kids, and now teachers tattle tell on kids to officers for saying naughty words. Then, the police officers “tattle tell” on the kids to CPS so that they can make a whole cluster f*ck of the whole situation.

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CPS taking this case isn’t much of a surprise, though. Over 80% of the cases involving CPS aren’t for physical or sexual abuse. When they do get involved they tend to make a mess of it, and if they remove a kid it ends up terribly.

Foster kids  are 7-8 times more likely to be abused than normal children, nearly half will end up homeless, they are 3 times more likely to be put on psychotropic drugs, seven times more likely to develop an eating disorder, more likely to have PTSD than veterans of war and less likely to recover from that PTSD, more likely to become pregnant as a teenager, 20% more likely to be arrested, and are 6 times more likely to die than if they stayed in an abusive household.




Get back to the story, according to Philly.com, these kinds of automatic appeals to police authority are common:

 

The incident, which has sparked outrage among some parents, was one of several in the last month when Collingswood police have been called to look into school incidents that parents think hardly merit criminal investigation.

Superintendent Scott Oswald estimated that on some occasions over the last month, officers may have been called to as many as five incidents per day in the district of 1,875 students.

This has created concern among parents in the 14,000-resident borough, who have phoned their elected officials, met with Mayor James Maley, blasted social-media message boards, and even launched a petition calling on the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office to “stop mandated criminal investigation of elementary school students.”

According to Philly.com “the incident had been referred to the New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency.”

The stupidity of all of this is astounding, but in a society where people have given up their own sense of autonomy and self-responsibility, it’s no surprise that everyone looks to “authorities” to solve their problems.

The government wants it this way, because keeping the citizenry depend on the authority benefits them. There is no way to reform the state to benefit the individual, because the state is antithetical to the very notion of individualistic ethics. We need to free ourselves from the idea that we should be controlled by a monolithic agency that is parasitical in its nature.

In order to do that we need to be able to protect ourselves first. One way to do that is to know what to do when CPS comes knocking, which is outlined here. Another form of protection is education yourself and others about what CPS is, and a thorough breakdown of how the system works. The best way to do that is by actually reading a book on the subject, which can be found here.

Always remember that the government is not here to help you, and thankfully because of the internet and government whistle-blowers coming out, that information is getting out exponentially.





10257847_10101407106334675_3394232571286694773_nCarlos Morales is a former Child Protective Services investigator, president and founder of Child Protective Services Victim Support, the host of the Libertarian Atheist Podcast, and a committed legal advocate for family reunification.

Since leaving his career as an investigator, he has actively helped families throughout the country fight for their children in and out of court. His pursuit of a radical overhaul for child protection programs has taken him from university lecture halls, to television and radio studios, and the pages of a variety of publications. This has culminated into the www.thinkaboutnow.com/judge-exposes-cps-history-of-abuse-rapepublication of his new book, Legally Kidnapped: The Case Against Child Protective Services (http://www.legallykidnapped.net/)

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EU: It’s Now Illegal to Say Drinking Water Prevents Dehydration

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If you’re wondering why British people would want to leave the EU, just look at this choice example of bureaucratic stupidity.

Brussels bureaucrats were ridiculed yesterday after banning drink manufacturers from claiming that water can prevent dehydration.

 

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(Telegraph) EU officials concluded that, following a three-year investigation, there was no evidence to prove the previously undisputed fact that water helps prevent dehydration.

Producers of bottled water are now forbidden by law from making the claim and will face a two-year jail sentence if they defy the edict, which comes into force in the UK next month.

Last night, critics claimed the EU was at odds with both science and common sense. Conservative MEP Roger Helmer said: “This is stupidity writ large.

“The euro is burning, the EU is falling apart and yet here they are: highly-paid, highly-pensioned officials worrying about the obvious qualities of water and trying to deny us the right to say what is patently true.

“If ever there were an episode which demonstrates the folly of the great European project then this is it.”

NHS health guidelines state clearly that drinking water helps avoid dehydration, and that Britons should drink at least 1.2 litres per day.

The Department for Health disputed the wisdom of the new law. A spokesman said: “Of course water hydrates. While we support the EU in preventing false claims about products, we need to exercise common sense as far as possible.”

German professors Dr Andreas Hahn and Dr Moritz Hagenmeyer, who advise food manufacturers on how to advertise their products, asked the European Commission if the claim could be made on labels.

They compiled what they assumed was an uncontroversial statement in order to test new laws which allow products to claim they can reduce the risk of disease, subject to EU approval.


They applied for the right to state that “regular consumption of significant amounts of water can reduce the risk of development of dehydration” as well as preventing a decrease in performance.

However, last February, the European Food Standards Authority (EFSA) refused to approve the statement.

A meeting of 21 scientists in Parma, Italy, concluded that reduced water content in the body was a symptom of dehydration and not something that drinking water could subsequently control.

Now the EFSA verdict has been turned into an EU directive which was issued on Wednesday.

Ukip MEP Paul Nuttall said the ruling made the “bendy banana law” look “positively sane”.

He said: “I had to read this four or five times before I believed it. It is a perfect example of what Brussels does best. Spend three years, with 20 separate pieces of correspondence before summoning 21 professors to Parma where they decide with great solemnity that drinking water cannot be sold as a way to combat dehydration.

“Then they make this judgment law and make it clear that if anybody dares sell water claiming that it is effective against dehydration they could get into serious legal bother.
EU regulations, which aim to uphold food standards across member states, are frequently criticised.


Rules banning bent bananas and curved cucumbers were scrapped in 2008 after causing international ridicule.

Prof Hahn, from the Institute for Food Science and Human Nutrition at Hanover Leibniz University, said the European Commission had made another mistake with its latest ruling.

“What is our reaction to the outcome? Let us put it this way: We are neither surprised nor delighted.
“The European Commission is wrong; it should have authorised the claim. That should be more than clear to anyone who has consumed water in the past, and who has not? We fear there is something wrong in the state of Europe.”

Prof Brian Ratcliffe, spokesman for the Nutrition Society, said dehydration was usually caused by a clinical condition and that one could remain adequately hydrated without drinking water.
He said: “The EU is saying that this does not reduce the risk of dehydration and that is correct.
“This claim is trying to imply that there is something special about bottled water which is not a reasonable claim.”

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College student’s robot lawyer has beaten 160,000 parking tickets

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For just a bit more proof that young innovators can help dismantle bureaucracy , a Stanford student’s robot lawyer has beaten 160,000 parking tickets

(WASHINGTON TIMES) College freshman Joshua Browder has created an online robot lawyer that has overturned 160,000 traffic tickets in London and New York.

The 19-year-old said he came up with the idea for DoNotPay.co.uk after getting multiple parking tickets in London.

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“I didn’t want to pay it, so I become an expert in parking tickets,” he told the New York Post. “I started doing it for friends and family, and then I decided it would be a good school project, so I made the website.”

Mr. Browder, a British student attending Stanford University in California, launched the free service in London last year and expanded it to New York City last month. Drivers who receive parking tickets can upload their information to the site and the lawyer bot will do the rest, the teen said.

In the 21 months since the launch, Mr. Browder said, the site has taken on 250,000 cases and won 160,000, giving it a success rate of 64 percent, the Post reported. Most of the tickets end up overturned because of a simple mistake in the ticket or signs, he said.


Mr. Browder, who wants to major in economics, said he doesn’t plan to ever charge for the service.

“I am doing it as a public service,” he told the Post. “Someone who can’t afford a ticket is the most vulnerable, and I don’t want them to have to pay half the cost of the ticket to defend themselves.”

Mr. Browder plans to expand DoNotPay to Seattle next.

He also is working on a bot to help people with HIV understand their legal rights and one to collect compensation for people who experience delayed flights, Venture Beat reported.


Another of his bot projects would help refugees apply for asylum as part of the Highland Capital summer startup accelerator program, he told Venture Beat.

“I feel like there’s a gold mine of opportunities because so many services and information could be automated using AI, and bots are a perfect way to do that, and it’s disappointing at the moment that it’s mainly used for commerce transactions by ordering flowers and pizzas,” Mr. Browder said.

 

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Study : Guns Stop Crime 2.5 Million Times Each Year

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With yet another mass shooting prevented by a concealed carrier this past Sunday, we found it important to delve into the truth about gun ownership. The sources can be found here

 Guns save more lives than they take; prevent more injuries than they inflict

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* Guns used 2.5 million times a year in self-defense. Law-abiding citizens use guns to defend themselves against criminals as many as 2.5 million times every year — or about 6,850 times a day. [1] This means that each year, firearms are used more than 80 times more often to protect the lives of honest citizens than to take lives. [2]* Of the 2.5 million times citizens use their guns to defend themselves every year, the overwhelming majority merely brandish their gun or fire a warning shot to scare off their attackers. Less than 8% of the time, a citizen will kill or wound his/her attacker.[3]

* As many as 200,000 women use a gun every year to defend themselves against sexual abuse.[4]

* Even anti-gun Clinton researchers concede that guns are used 1.5 million times annually for self-defense. According to the Clinton Justice Department, there are as many as 1.5 million cases of self-defense every year. The National Institute of Justice published this figure in 1997 as part of “Guns in America” — a study which was authored by noted anti-gun criminologists Philip Cook and Jens Ludwig.[5]

* Armed citizens kill more crooks than do the police. Citizens shoot and kill at least twice as many criminals as police do every year (1,527 to 606).[6] And readers of Newsweek learned that “only 2 percent of civilian shootings involved an innocent person mistakenly identified as a criminal. The ‘error rate’ for the police, however, was 11 percent, more than five times as high.”[7]

* Handguns are the weapon of choice for self-defense. Citizens use handguns to protect themselves over 1.9 million times a year. [8] Many of these self-defense handguns could be labeled as “Saturday Night Specials.”

Concealed carry laws help reduce crime

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* Nationwide: one-half million self-defense uses. Every year, as many as one-half million citizens defend themselves with a firearm away from home. [9] * Concealed carry laws are dropping crime rates across the country. A comprehensive national study determined in 1996 that violent crime fell after states made it legal to carry concealed firearms. The results of the study showed:

* States which passed concealed carry laws reduced their murder rate by 8.5%, rapes by 5%, aggravated assaults by 7% and robbery by 3%; [10] and * If those states not having concealed carry laws had adopted such laws in 1992, then approximately 1,570 murders, 4,177 rapes, 60,000 aggravated assaults and over 11,000 robberies would have been avoided yearly.[11]

* Vermont: one of the safest five states in the country. In Vermont, citizens can carry a firearm without getting permission… without paying a fee… or without going through any kind of government-imposed waiting period. And yet for ten years in a row, Vermont has remained one of the top-five, safest states in the union — having three times received the “Safest State Award.”[12]

* Florida: concealed carry helps slash the murder rates in the state. In the fifteen years following the passage of Florida’s concealed carry law in 1987, over 800,000 permits to carry firearms were issued to people in the state. [13] FBI reports show that the homicide rate in Florida, which in 1987 was much higher than the national average, fell 52% during that 15-year period — thus putting the Florida rate below the national average. [14]

* Do firearms carry laws result in chaos? No. Consider the case of Florida. A citizen in the Sunshine State is far more likely to be attacked by an alligator than to be assaulted by a concealed carry holder.

1. During the first fifteen years that the Florida law was in effect, alligator attacks outpaced the number of crimes committed by carry holders by a 229 to 155 margin.

2. And even the 155 “crimes” committed by concealed carry permit holders are somewhat misleading as most of these infractions resulted from Floridians who accidentally carried their firearms into restricted areas, such as an airport. [15]

Criminals avoid armed citizens

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* Kennesaw, GA. In 1982, this suburb of Atlanta passed a law requiring heads of households to keep at least one firearm in the house. The residential burglary rate subsequently dropped 89% in Kennesaw, compared to the modest 10.4% drop in Georgia as a whole. [16]

* Ten years later (1991), the residential burglary rate in Kennesaw was still 72% lower than it had been in 1981, before the law was passed. [17]

* Nationwide. Statistical comparisons with other countries show that burglars in the United States are far less apt to enter an occupied home than their foreign counterparts who live in countries where fewer civilians own firearms. Consider the following rates showing how often a homeowner is present when a burglar strikes:

* Homeowner occupancy rate in the gun control countries of Great Britain, Canada and Netherlands: 45% (average of the three countries); and, * Homeowner occupancy rate in the United States: 12.7%. [18] Rapes averted when women carry or use firearms for protection

* Orlando, FL. In 1966-67, the media highly publicized a safety course which taught Orlando women how to use guns. The result: Orlando’s rape rate dropped 88% in 1967, whereas the rape rate remained constant in the rest of Florida and the nation. [19]

* Nationwide. In 1979, the Carter Justice Department found that of more than 32,000 attempted rapes, 32% were actually committed. But when a woman was armed with a gun or knife, only 3% of the attempted rapes were actually successful. [20] Justice Department study:

* 3/5 of felons polled agreed that “a criminal is not going to mess around with a victim he knows is armed with a gun.” [21]

* 74% of felons polled agreed that “one reason burglars avoid houses when people are at home is that they fear being shot during the crime.”[22] * 57% of felons polled agreed that “criminals are more worried about meeting an armed victim than they are about running into the police.” [23]

[1] Gary Kleck and Marc Gertz, “Armed Resistance to Crime: The Prevalence and Nature of Self-Defense With a Gun,” 86 The Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Northwestern University School of Law, 1 (Fall 1995):164. Dr. Kleck is a professor in the school of criminology and criminal justice at Florida State University in Tallahassee. He has researched extensively and published several essays on the gun control issue. His book, Point Blank: Guns and Violence in America, has become a widely cited source in the gun control debate. In fact, this book earned Dr. Kleck the prestigious American Society of Criminology Michael J. Hindelang award for 1993. This award is given for the book published in the past two to three years that makes the most outstanding contribution to criminology. Even those who don’t like the conclusions Dr. Kleck reaches, cannot argue with his impeccable research and methodology. In “A Tribute to a View I Have Opposed,” Marvin E. Wolfgang writes that, “What troubles me is the article by Gary Kleck and Marc Gertz. The reason I am troubled is that they have provided an almost clear-cut case of methodologically sound research in support of something I have theoretically opposed for years, namely, the use of a gun in defense against a criminal perpetrator…. I have to admit my admiration for the care and caution expressed in this article and this research. Can it be true that about two million instances occur each year in which a gun was used as a defensive measure against crime? It is hard to believe. Yet, it is hard to challenge the data collected. We do not have contrary evidence.” Wolfgang, “A Tribute to a View I Have Opposed,” The Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, at 188.





Wolfgang says there is no “contrary evidence.” Indeed, there are more than a dozen national polls — one of which was conducted by The Los Angeles Times — that have found figures comparable to the Kleck-Gertz study. Even the Clinton Justice Department (through the National Institute of Justice) found there were as many as 1.5 million defensive users of firearms every year. See National Institute of Justice, “Guns in America: National Survey on Private Ownership and Use of Firearms,” Research in Brief (May 1997).

As for Dr. Kleck, readers of his materials may be interested to know that he is a member of the ACLU, Amnesty International USA, and Common Cause. He is not and has never been a member of or contributor to any advocacy group on either side of the gun control debate.

[2] According to the National Safety Council, the total number of gun deaths (by accidents, suicides and homicides) account for less than 30,000 deaths per year. See Injury Facts, published yearly by the National Safety Council, Itasca, Illinois.

[3] Kleck and Gertz, “Armed Resistance to Crime,” at 173, 185.

[4]Kleck and Gertz, “Armed Resistance to Crime,” at 185.

[5]Philip J. Cook and Jens Ludwig, “Guns in America: National Survey on Private Ownership and Use of Firearms,” NIJ Research in Brief (May 1997); available at http://www.ncjrs.org/txtfiles/165476.txt on the internet. The finding of 1.5 million yearly self-defense cases did not sit well with the anti-gun bias of the study’s authors, who attempted to explain why there could not possibly be one and a half million cases of self-defense every year. Nevertheless, the 1.5 million figure is consistent with a mountain of independent surveys showing similar figures. The sponsors of these studies — nearly a dozen — are quite varied, and include anti-gun organizations, news media organizations, governments and commercial polling firms. See also Kleck and Gertz, supra note 1, pp. 182-183.

[6]Kleck, Point Blank: Guns and Violence in America, (1991):111-116, 148.

[7]George F. Will, “Are We ‘a Nation of Cowards’?,” Newsweek (15 November 1993):93.

[8]Id. at 164, 185.

[9]Dr. Gary Kleck, interview with J. Neil Schulman, “Q and A: Guns, crime and self-defense,” The Orange County Register (19 September 1993). In the interview with Schulman, Dr. Kleck reports on findings from a national survey which he and Dr. Marc Gertz conducted in Spring, 1993 — a survey which findings were reported in Kleck and Gertz, “Armed Resistance to Crime.”

[10]One of the authors of the University of Chicago study reported on the study’s findings in John R. Lott, Jr., “More Guns, Less Violent Crime,” The Wall Street Journal (28 August 1996). See also John R. Lott, Jr. and David B. Mustard, “Crime, Deterrence, and Right-to-Carry Concealed Handguns,” University of Chicago (15 August 1996); and Lott, More Guns, Less Crime (1998, 2000).

[11]Lott and Mustard, “Crime, Deterrence, and Right-to-Carry Concealed Handguns.”

[12]Kathleen O’Leary Morgan, Scott Morgan and Neal Quitno, “Rankings of States in Most Dangerous/Safest State Awards 1994 to 2003,” Morgan Quitno Press (2004) at http://www.statestats.com/dang9403.htm. Morgan Quitno Press is an independent private research and publishing company which was founded in 1989. The company specializes in reference books and monthly reports that compare states and cities in several different subject areas. In the first 10 years in which they published their Safest State Award, Vermont has consistently remained one of the top five safest states.

[13]Memo by Jim Smith, Secretary of State, Florida Department of State, Division of Licensing, Concealed Weapons/Firearms License Statistical Report (October 1, 2002).
14Florida’s murder rate was 11.4 per 100,000 in 1987, but only 5.5 in 2002. Compare Federal Bureau of Investigation, “Crime in the United States,” Uniform Crime Reports, (1988): 7, 53; and FBI, (2003):19, 79.

[15]John R. Lott, Jr., “Right to carry would disprove horror stories,” Kansas City Star, (July 12, 2003).

[16]Gary Kleck, “Crime Control Through the Private Use of Armed Force,” Social Problems 35 (February 1988):15.

[17]Compare Kleck, “Crime Control,” at 15, and Chief Dwaine L. Wilson, City of Kennesaw Police Department, “Month to Month Statistics: 1991.” (Residential burglary rates from 1981-1991 are based on statistics for the months of March – October.)

[18]Kleck, Point Blank, at 140.

[19]Kleck, “Crime Control,” at 13.

[20]U.S. Department of Justice, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, Rape Victimization in 26 American Cities (1979), p. 31.

[21]U.S., Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice, “The Armed Criminal in America: A Survey of Incarcerated Felons,” Research Report (July 1985): 27.

[22]Id.

[23]Id.

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10257847_10101407106334675_3394232571286694773_nCarlos Morales is a former Child Protective Services investigator, president and founder of Child Protective Services Victim Support, the host of the Libertarian Atheist Podcast, and a committed legal advocate for family reunification.

Since leaving his career as an investigator, he has actively helped families throughout the country fight for their children in and out of court. His pursuit of a radical overhaul for child protection programs has taken him from university lecture halls, to television and radio studios, and the pages of a variety of publications. This has culminated into the publication of his new book, Legally Kidnapped: The Case Against Child Protective Services (http://www.legallykidnapped.net/)

Concealed Carrier Prevents Mass Shooting At SC Nightclub

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While the left yammers on that gun rights are a relic of the past and should be tossed aside quicker than a 7 year old gas station hot dog, a concealed carrying gun owner just prevented a mass shooting at a South Carolina night club according to WISTV.com..


The gun owner was outside a nightclub in Lyman, SC when 32 year-old Ray Thompson pulled out a gun while getting in an argument.

Ray Thompson whipped out his pistol and started shooting at the crowd.

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Jody Ray Thompson.



“His rounds struck 3 victims, and almost struck a fourth victim, who in self-defense, pulled his own weapon and fired, striking Thompson in the leg,” Lt. Kevin Bobo said, who was on the scene shortly after the shooting.

The hero who shot Thompson, according to the lieutenant, has a valid concealed weapons permit. He cooperated with the investigators and won’t be facing any charges.

“Thompson was still on the scene when deputies arrived, but the initial scene was chaotic,” according the Lt. “It wasn’t until victims and witnesses were interviewed, and video from the scene was reviewed that Thompson was identified as the suspect.”

Thompson was charged four counts of attempted murder, possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime, and unlawful carrying of a weapon.

Thankfully, none of the victims’ injuries were life threatening.

Thompson is being held at the Spartanburg County Detention Center.


If Salon magazine and other progressive rags had it their way, the law abiding gun owner wouldn’t have had a weapon on him at all – unlike Thompson, because criminals don’t give a damn about laws.

And while journalists like Gersh Kuntzman cry when they shoot one of the most comfortable guns on the market, hero’s like this are protecting actual people.

Tonight let us raise a glass to this concealed carry owner, who will be just another unsung hero like the millions of other gun owners who prevent crimes every year 

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10257847_10101407106334675_3394232571286694773_nCarlos Morales is a former Child Protective Services investigator, president and founder of Child Protective Services Victim Support, the host of the Libertarian Atheist Podcast, and a committed legal advocate for family reunification.

Since leaving his career as an investigator, he has actively helped families throughout the country fight for their children in and out of court. His pursuit of a radical overhaul for child protection programs has taken him from university lecture halls, to television and radio studios, and the pages of a variety of publications. This has culminated into the publication of his new book, Legally Kidnapped: The Case Against Child Protective Services (http://www.legallykidnapped.net/)