Knock Knock

Two years after the ill-fated raid on the Branch Davidians, federal law enforcement is still out of control. Reforms are necessary to prevent further disasters.

If you can pass this simple test, you may be qualified to run federal government SWAT team. Read more of this post

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Child Abuse at Waco

For the sake of the children,” has emerged as one of the most dangerous phrases in American politics. President Clinton has invoked children’s alleged dependence on the federal government not just for his putatively child-oriented programs (such as the misnamed Department of Education), but also for issues that have only a tenuous connection to children, such as his prohibition on semiautomatic firearms, or his terrorism proposals for greater wiretapping and for trials with secret evidence. The most ironic, however, of all the administration’s claims about its love for children is its persistent assertion that the BATF and FBI attacks on the home of the Branch Davidian children in Waco, Texas, were a noble effort to protect the children from child abuse.
And, it turns out, there really was a massive amount of child abuse at Waco, although not exactly as described by the government. Read more of this post