Attorney General Jeff Sessions has an answer for those who think civil asset forfeiture is wrong. He told a prosecutors' convention in Minnesota this week that he intends to promote even more of the practice.
Chicago continues to disprove the theory that strict gun laws mean less gun-related crimes after a bloody Fourth of July weekend.
In an early-morning tweet, President Donald Trump decried the violence in Chicago and announced that he was sending in “federal help.” But the rationale for this “help” would not exist if Chicago police were not hamstrung by the war on cops and the “Ferguson Effect.”
Despite leaving office without facing justice, Obama and his top administration officials are still not out of the woods yet on the “Fast and Furious” scheme to arm Mexican drug cartels under the guise of conducting an “investigation.” This month, the House Oversight Committee and the Senate Judiciary Committee released a damning report blasting the former administration for the scandal and the subsequent ham-handed attempt to cover it up, including obstruction of Congress and shady dealings with the press and victims' families. Many key documents are still being withheld. Unsurprisingly, the establishment media has completely ignored the latest developments in the explosive story. But with more facts coming out, activists and victims' families hope former officials involved in the deadly gun-running program may still be brought to justice for a wide range of crimes.
The death by torture inflicted on Otto Warmbier by the pariah North Korean regime reflects on the depths of human depravity still extant in the world today.
Peddling lies has a price. This was evident this morning when Republican congressman Steve Scalise, a congressional staffer, and members of the congressional police force were shot by a leftist who, as another GOP representative put it, “was there to kill as many Republican members as possible.”
“We learn from history that we do not learn from history,” said German philosopher Georg Hegel. This certainly applies to the resurgent support for Marxism and the tolerance for her adherents, bloody though their hands may be. A good example is the honoring of communist FALN terrorist Oscar López Rivera at Sunday’s New York City Puerto Rican Day parade.
She’s someone you might not have babysit your child, but she nonetheless received Top Secret security clearance. Now she’s sitting in jail, facing 10 years’ incarceration for leaking classified information to the media. Welcome to third-millennium American reality — and to Reality.
While civil asset forfeiture has been going on for years, a court decision in Pennsylvania, and opposition by some important political and judicial figures elsewhere, may signal that the tide is turning against the practice.