Don’t Look Now But Washington DC May Actually Reform Civil Asset Forfeiture
” Washington D.C. city council members are considering a bill that would give D.C. residents the strongest protections against the abuse of civil asset forfeiture in the country. Currently, the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) seizes millions of dollars of property from thousands of people each year—and keeps 100 percent of the profits.
Unlike with criminal forfeiture, where the government seizes assets after convicting someone of a crime, with civil forfeiture there is no legal requirement to prove a crime was committed or even to file criminal charges. Instead, once police confiscate property, the burden is on the owner to prove innocence. Property owners who can’t afford a legal battle or whose property is worth less than court costs often simply relinquish their property by default.”
Obama’s $62 billion unconstitutional maneuver
” The Obama administration disguised last week’s edict delaying
the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate as administrative
tweaking. White House advisor Valerie Jarrett told reporters
the impact would be miniscule, because 95 percent of employers
subject to the mandate already provide coverage. Don’t be
fooled by that figure. The delay could add over $60 billion to the
cost of Obamacare in 2014 alone, affect 10 million workers, and
double enrollment on the exchanges.
Few bills debated in Congress affect that many people or cost that much. The delay will cost
more than the annual budget for Medicare Part D prescription drug program . Shockingly, the
administration failed to consult Congress or provide an iota of candor about why the delay was
Posted by John Galt
Half of U.S. States Refuse Insurance
Exchanges, Pose Threat to Obamacare
” The Daily Caller has published a report that suggests that Obamacare is under serious threat, due to half of states refusing
to establish healthcare exchanges. The article suggests a pressure point for the massive healthcare program that could send the legislation back to the Supreme
” This documentary exposes the blatant trampling of the Constitutional rights of Americans during white collar crime investigations by the Department of Justice and the Criminal Investigation Division of the Internal Revenue Service .
It is about the increasing number of unconstitutional, para-military, gestapo style raid tactics involving two agencies of the federal government.”
“Morale among Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents is at an all-time low more than a month after the Obama administration announced major changes to the nation’s immigration enforcement policy, according to the head of a national agency representing thousands of agents.
“Morale is in the toilet right now,” said Chris Crane, president of the National ICE Council. “Most of the guys out in the field are just in an uproar.” “