Liberals Condemn Armed Neighborhood Watch Group: “George Zimmerman On Steroids”

Josephine County, Oregon’s budget took a hit when the feds decided they weren’t going to pay out timber subsidies to them anymore. Apparently, the feds own about 70% of the land in the county, and those subsidies paid for a number of things including their county police department. To make up for the $7.5 million shortfall, county officials tried to get a new tax approved by residents. But county residents didn’t want another tax, so the county administration suffered and was forced to make Read more […]

“Glock Block” Shows Us All What To Do When 911 Fails

What happens when no one answers your 911 call? Or what happens when you are pretty sure the person dispatched from 911 is a dangerous to you and yours as any threat you are facing? This happens: “Coy Tolonen, who lives in unincorporated Clackamas County, and a group of Jennings Lodge residents are responding to escalating crime in their neighborhood by posting fliers that read: ‘This is a Glock block. We don’t call 911.’ ‘We’re starting a new group,’ Tolonen said. ‘We don’t Read more […]

Boston Lockdown: An Odd Reminder Of “Patriot’s Day”

I’ve heard of schools being in lockdown, but never whole cities—certainly not a city the size of Boston. And yet it happened yesterday. It happened because of a series of events set in motion on Patriot’s Day—the bombing of the Boston Marathon. What is Patriot’s Day? “Patriot’s Day (or Patriots’ Day) commemorates the battles of Lexington and Concord, which were fought near Boston in 1775. Patriot’s Day is annually held on the third Monday of April. It should not be confused with Read more […]