Author Archives: Joe from MassPrivateI

Maryland man says he saved passenger in deadly crash, had his own vehicle seized by police

Fox 5 DC – by Anjali Hemphill WASHINGTON – D.C. police are investigating a deadly crash that happened along Suitland Parkway Sunday night. Kyree Payne of Northeast D.C. died when the car he was driving sped off the road and crashed … Continue reading

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The Deep State Wants Your Guns

The Mises Institute – by José Niño James Bovard notes the threat to private gun ownership posed by the “deep state,” the “officials who secretly wield power permanently in Washington, often in federal agencies with vast sway and little accountability.”

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Police use facial recognition doorbells to create private watchlist networks

MassPrivateI Earlier this year, I reported that Amazon’s spying Ring doorbells are being installed everywhere and how everyone’s privacy is at stake. But a recent CNN article revealed that Amazon wants to turn homeowners doorbells into facial recognition devices using their Rekogntion software.  

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The Largest Conspiracy Theory Peddlers Are MSM And The US State Department

Medium – by Caitlin Johnstone The US State Department has issued a statement accusing the Syrian government of having carried out a false flag chemical weapons attack in northwestern Aleppo with the intent to blame it on the jihadist factions in the … Continue reading

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Street corner competition for Wilkinsburg police gun buyback program; constable from Harmony Township cited

WTAE WILKINSBURG, Pa. — A man identified as an elected constable faces a citation and potential fine of up to $600 for allegedly trying to buy guns from people on the street as they were entering the Wilkinsburg Police Department for … Continue reading

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An Israeli tech firm is selling spy software to dictators, betraying the country’s ideals

Washington Post – by Max Boot Israel has always prided itself on being, as the Book of Isaiah says, “a light unto the nations” — an exemplar of “righteousness” to inspire Jews and gentiles alike and bring salvation to mankind. … Continue reading

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Nebraska principal reportedly bans candy canes, says ‘J shape’ stands for Jesus

Fox News An elementary school principal in Nebraska was placed on leave after telling teachers to avoid decorating their classrooms with Christmas-themed ornamentations so as not to offend those who don’t celebrate the holiday. 

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The Speeding Exemption

Eric Peter’s Autos – by Eric In Orwell’s other book – Animal Farm – we read about a mutiny against the farmer by the livestock, who draw up a kind of Declaration of Rights premised on the idea that all animals are … Continue reading

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It used to be illegal to throw snowballs in this Colorado town. Not anymore

LA Times The forecast for the town of Severance for the first time in decades: Cloudy with a chance of snowballs. That’s because 9-year-old Dane Best — in a dress shirt and bow tie — stood before the Severance Town … Continue reading

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Homeland Security creates exclusive “Platinum” spy on your neighbors cam-share club

MassPrivateI Looking for that special gift for your family this holiday season? Why not signup for Homeland Security’s “Platinum” spy on your neighbors cam-share club. According to an article in the Advocate, DHS and New Orleans law enforcement have just created a … Continue reading

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School’s historical re-enactment causes shooting scare

AP COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Dozens of police offices rushed to a South Carolina elementary school Tuesday after 911 dispatchers heard gunshots and someone pulled an alarm reporting a shooting on campus. But it turns out the gunfire was actually … Continue reading

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Mother, children left homeless after police damage house looking for son

MLive BUENA VISTA TWP, MI — Debris consisting of the home’s interior littered the lawn of the house on the 1000 block of South 27th Street. The inside looks like a hurricane blew through it. Crystal Thomas and her children were … Continue reading

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NYPD launches drone program

Fox 5 NY NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) – The skies above New York City will be covered by a fleet of drones piloted by police officers. The New York City Police Department announced its Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) program on … Continue reading

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Alabama Police Shot Innocent Man Three Times From the Back, Independent Autopsy Says

Reason – by Joe Setyon New revelations have come to light regarding the Thanksgiving Day police shooting of Emantic Bradford, Jr., in Alabama. According to an independent autopsy ordered by Bradford’s family, the results of which were released Monday, Bradford … Continue reading

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FAA’s “Integration Pilot UAS Program” is really a national police surveillance drone program

MassPrivateI This year was full of many disturbing stories, like the one about Bloomberg’s role-playing workshops being used to convince the public to accept police drones equipped with microphones. And another about politicians claiming police drones will help revitalize a downtown and … Continue reading

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Gorilla, susceptible like us, to flu, gets his shot at National Zoo

Washington Post – by Martin Weil It’s widely accepted that apes are relatives of ours, so a little reflection might suggest that now’s the time for the National Zoo’s infant gorilla to get his flu shot. And in fact, the … Continue reading

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Congressman Threatens to Bomb Gun Owners Who Don’t Submit to Gun Control

Mises – by Alan Mosley In May of 2018, Representative Eric Swalwell (D-CA) wrote an opinion column for USA Today in which he called for significant increases in gun control, following the murder of Gary Jackson, a 28-year old security guard from … Continue reading

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Tribune Media May Sell Out to Rival Nexstar, Creating TV Station-Owning Behemoth

Gizmodo – by Tom McKay Earlier this year, broadcasting giant Sinclair—the media group that forced anchors at its stations to read an ominous script parroting Donald Trump’s narrative on “fake news”—was stopped by regulators from acquiring rival Tribune Media Co. in a shady $3.9 … Continue reading

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Landlord Tells Harvard Student to Move Out Over Legally Owned Guns

Free Beacon – by Stephen Gutowski A Massachusetts landlord told a Harvard University graduate student that he wanted her to move out of her apartment because her legally owned firearms made some of her roommates uncomfortable. “Since it’s clear that … Continue reading

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Philly Cops Skirting Forfeiture Restrictions By Seizing Cars As ‘Evidence’

Tech Dirt – by Tim Cushing A couple of months ago, a consent decree drastically restructured Philadelphia’s severely-abused asset forfeiture program. It didn’t eliminate the program entirely, but it did eliminate the small-ball cash grabs favored by local law enforcement. The median … Continue reading

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