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  • Man Shocked Stealing Electrified Trump Sign

    09/28/2016 3:40:23 PM PDT · by Bon mots · 56 replies
    YouTube ^ | September 28, 2016 | YouTube User
    Click on the above image to see the video.WARNING: Will make you feel very satisfied.
  • Michigan couple sues Pokemon, claims they don't feel safe on own porch

    08/16/2016 2:02:54 PM PDT · by bgill · 36 replies ^ | August 15, 2016 | Benjamin Raven
    Scott and Jayme Dodich of St. Clair Shores filed a class-action lawsuit last week in northern California against San Francisco-based Niantic Inc., Pokemon Company and the Nintendo Company, alleging the game illegally places Pokestops and PokeGyms on private property without permission, according to court documents...Plaintiffs soon learned that Defendant Niantic had placed a Pokémon Gym and at least seven Pokéstops on the park, and had placed Pokémon on Plaintiffs' property as well...The plaintiffs allege Pokemon Go users were "on our lawns ... looking right into our windows to catch a Pokemon." They claim they don't feel safe "sitting on our...
  • Senator Lee tells WH to stay in its own backyard

    05/19/2016 10:51:26 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/19/16 | A. Dru Kristenev
    Tell Washington regulators to stay in their own backyard. But we have to make sure we send the same message from our yards and post ‘no trespassing’ signs in big, bold letters When the all-encompassing Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) regulation was first proposed in 2013, we addressed this inherent enslavement of every American to federal authority. Does the term “enslavement” hit a raw nerve… good. The article, 21st century Slavery – HUD vs MLK, took the issue of a federal agency dispensing zoning directives for neighborhoods, your neighborhood, to the crux of the problem – the creation of a...
  • EU military police carry out ‘extremely WORRYING’ civil unrest crisis training

    04/30/2016 7:24:39 AM PDT · by rktman · 9 replies ^ | 4/30/2016 | Vincent Wood
    The training, which took place in the German North Rhine-Westphalia province was designed to prepare troops as part of the EU’s Lowlands Gendarmerie programme. Breitbart London reported that the exercise was attended by 600 members of various European police and military forces, in a bid to prepare the united troops of the European Gendarmerie Force. The military police group is made up of seven European nations, including Spain, Romania, Poland and Germany, and aims to quell post conflict scenarios within EU member states. The group’s website reported that: “The aim of the [2016, April 15th] Comprehensive Live Exercise will be...
  • Occupy Trespassed for Months, Ranchers Arrested After 24 Days of Trespassing

    02/01/2016 9:31:03 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Townhall ^ | 02/01/2016 | Rachel Alexander
    Political correctness has invaded our culture so thoroughly there are essentially two tiers of justice in this country. If you are a white, progressive, privileged hippy Millennial, or a Black Lives Matter activist, law enforcement and the legal system will bend over backward to accommodate your protests and acts of civil disobedience. The media will hype up any incident in your favor. In contrast, if you are a white, Christian, patriotic rural rancher raising cows for meat, you can expect to have the book thrown at you for the smallest infraction. If there is any media coverage, it will be...
  • Iran Releases U.S. Sailors Accused of ‘Trespassing’

    01/13/2016 3:07:38 AM PST · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 62 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 01/13/2016 | Thomas Erdbrink
    Iran has released two United States Navy patrol boats and 10 crew members who were described as "trespassing" in Iranian waters near a major naval base, state news media reported on Wednesday. The Pentagon and the State Department said that one of the boats had experienced mechanical problems en route to Bahrain from Kuwait on a routine mission on Tuesday, and the Iranians appeared to have accepted that explanation.
  • Drone owner files federal lawsuit after neighbor downs aircraft with a shotgun (KY)

    01/06/2016 11:56:38 AM PST · by jazusamo · 64 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 6, 2016 | Andrew Blake
    A Kentucky man who had his $1,500 hobbyist drone shot out of the sky last year by an agitated neighbor has filed a federal lawsuit in hope of having the courts define the rights of aircraft operators versus property owners with respect to unmanned aerial vehicles. Attorneys for the drone owner, David Boggs, filed a complaint for declaratory judgment and damages in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky on Monday, nearly six months after the man’s camera-equipped, remote-controlled aircraft was brought down by a shotgun-wielding neighbor, William Merideth. Police initially cited Mr. Merideth with charges of criminal...
  • New York Magazine’s Chait ‘Votes’ For Oregon Militia Members To Be ‘Killed’

    01/04/2016 9:01:42 AM PST · by rktman · 56 replies ^ | 1/4/2016 | John Nolte
    Don’t confuse this as a defense of the Bundy family or their team of armed militia members who have occupied an abandoned building located on a federal wildlife preserve in Oregon. Any rational-thinking American should be horrified at the amount of land the federal government has confiscated, especially in the American West, but once you use or threaten violence to further a cause, you have lost me. Their cause is just. Their methods are appalling and un-American. Also un-American is Jonathan Chait of New York Magazine openly hoping these militia men end up dead.
  • Man named Bud Weisser arrested for Budweiser brewery incident

    12/04/2015 10:56:04 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    KDFW Fox 4 News via KTBC Fox 7 Austin TX ^ | Dec 04 2015 09:29PM CST | ( Staff)
    Bud Weisser is in trouble for his visit to Budweiser. Weisser, 19, was arrested for trespassing at the iconic Budweiser brewery in St. Louis on Thursday. ...
  • Hillview man arrested for shooting down drone; cites right to privacy

    07/29/2015 7:19:24 AM PDT · by Rodamala · 67 replies ^ | July 28, 2015 | Ryan Cummings
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Hillview man has been arrested after he shot down a drone flying over his property -- but he's not making any apologies for it. It happened Sunday night at a home on Earlywood Way, just south of the intersection between Smith Lane and Mud Lane in Bullitt County, according to an arrest report. Hillview Police say they were called to the home of 47-year-old William H. Merideth after someone complained about a firearm. When they arrived, police say Merideth told them he had shot down a drone that was flying over his house. The drone...
  • Ruling Favors Public Use of Adirondacks’ Private Waterways

    01/20/2015 8:59:58 PM PST · by Theoria · 48 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 19 Jan 2015 | LISA W. FODERARO
    The Adirondack Park in upstate New York, with its 3,000 lakes and ponds and 30,000 miles of rivers and streams, is nothing short of nirvana for paddlers. But often, rivers that start out on state forest land eventually flow onto private property, given that the six-million-acre park is a patchwork quilt of private and public land. A result is no-trespassing signs that force paddlers to turn around or make frustrating portages — detours on dry land with their canoes or kayaks overhead. Late last week, a state appellate court ruled in favor of a journalist who set out in 2009...
  • Two men cited for trespassing while paragliding near SC nuclear power plant

    09/10/2014 6:58:41 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 22 replies
    The State ^ | 9/9/2014 | Harrison Cahill
    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, SC — Two men who were paragliding near the V.C. Summer Nuclear Plant were issued trespassing citations after they landed in a restricted area near the plant, according to an incident report filed with the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office. The report said an officer was dispatched to the area near Lake Monticello on Aug. 24 in reference to trespassers on the property near the plant located at 574 Stairway Road in Jenkinsville. When the officer arrived, he observed two men with a parachute and a helmet with a GoPro video camera attached to it. The officer asked the...
  • CBP Agent Warns of Ongoing Threat of "Nearly Unguarded Northern Border"

    11/22/2013 7:34:19 AM PST · by rktman · 16 replies ^ | 11/21/2013 | Leah Barkoukis
    Where does the greatest threat from terrorists trying to enter the U.S. come from? If you guessed the Southwest Border you’d be wrong. According to National Border Patrol Council President Brandon Judd, it’s the U.S.-Canada border.
  • Can the DEA Hide a Surveillance Camera on Your Land?

    01/22/2013 2:25:19 PM PST · by Altariel · 43 replies
    Stop the Drug ^ | January 16, 2013 | Clarence Walker
    Acting on a tip, DEA agents went on rural property without a warrant, set up surveillance cameras, and used the evidence obtained to get a search warrant and convict the property owners for growing marijuana. And a US district court judge said that was okay. Is it? special to Drug War Chronicle by investigative journalist Clarence Walker, [7] A case that began with reports of suspicious activity in northeast Wisconsin forest land last spring may be headed for the US Supreme Court. That's because a US district court judge ruled in the case last fall that it was okay...
  • Activists board Japanese whaling ship

    01/08/2012 12:29:17 AM PST · by bruinbirdman · 83 replies
    France 24 ^ | 1/8/2012
    The Sea Shepherd anti-whaling group said three Australian activists were being held as "prisoners" by the Japanese harpoon fleet Sunday after sneaking aboard one of their vessels overnight to protest. Sea Shepherd said they had helped the three men from the Forest Rescue Australia environmental group to board the Shonan Maru No.2 16 miles (26 kilometres) off Australia's west coast. "The boats approached the Shonan Maru under the cover of darkness and the three negotiated their way past the razor wire and spikes and over the rails to successfully board the Japanese whaling vessel," Sea Shepherd said of the Forest...
  • America's Third War: Texas Farmers Under Attack at the Border

    03/03/2011 8:05:33 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies
    FOX News ^ | March 3, 2011 | Kris Gutierrez
    In Texas, nearly 8,200 farms and ranches back up to the Mexican border. The men and women who live and work on those properties say they’re under attack from the same drug cartels blamed for thousands of murders in Mexico. “It’s a war, make no mistake about it,” Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples said. “And it’s happening on American soil.” Texas farmers and ranchers produce more cotton and more cattle than any other state, so Staples is concerned this war could eventually impact our food supply, and calls it a threat to our national security. “Farmers and ranchers are being...
  • Green Party candidate Wells to spend Election Day in court

    11/01/2010 3:37:50 PM PDT · by SmithL
    SacBee: Capitol Alert ^ | 11/1/10 | Torey Van Oot
    For most candidates, Election Day consists of attending last-minute rallies, posing for photo ops as they cast their ballot and waiting for the returns to roll in. Not Laura Wells. The Green Party nominee for governor will spend Tuesday in court. Wells was arrested on a misdemeanor trespassing charge outside the Oct. 12 gubernatorial debate at San Rafael's Dominican University. Wells, who was not invited to participate in the debate, . . .
  • What Are D.C. Police Doing Enforcing Shariah Law?

    09/16/2010 1:48:29 AM PDT · by Rashputin · 62 replies · 1+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | September 16, 2010 | Ronald Rotunda
    What Are D.C. Police Doing Enforcing Shariah Law? Police officers, at the direction of an imam, remove six Muslim women from the Islamic Center. Their crime? Worshiping peacefully.The Islamic Center, housed in a magnificent building in Washington, D.C., has been around for over a half-century, but it is seldom in the news. Unless you drive by (on Embassy Row) you would not know that it there. Because it is supposed to be a peaceful place of worship, we would not expect local police to enter. Yet last March they did. Three D.C. Metropolitan police officers entered the center, at the...
  • Closing the door to gate crashers

    08/15/2010 10:53:30 AM PDT · by thecodont · 16 replies · 1+ views
    Los Angeles Times / ^ | August 14, 2010 | By Chris Lee, Los Angeles Times
    A proposed law set to go before California's Legislature this month would make one of Hollywood's cherished utterances — "You're not on the list" — carry grave new consequences. It's a measure aimed at making the act of party crashing a misdemeanor punishable by up to six months in jail, a $1,000 fine or both. The author of the legislation, Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Canada Flintridge), said crashers at high-profile events like the Academy Awards and other awards shows pose a threat to public safety that warrants a law in addition to the 25 sections of trespassing code already on...
  • North Korea to try U.S. man for illegal entry (Aijalon Mahli Gomes from Boston)

    03/22/2010 8:07:58 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 16 replies · 406+ views
    Reuters ^ | 03/22/10
    North Korea to try U.S. man for illegal entry SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea said on Monday it will put a 30-year-old U.S. man on trial for illegally entering the country. The man is likely the U.S. citizen the North has held since January after he supposedly entered the reclusive state from China, South Korean government officials told local media. The North identified the man as Aijalon Mahli Gomes, adding he was from Boston. His "crime has been confirmed," its official KCNA news agency said without elaborating. North Korea has used detained American citizens as bargaining chips with the United...
  • Johnston helped Griffin trespass Palin's property

    03/18/2010 8:05:33 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 19 replies · 1,258+ views ^ | 03/18/2010 | Ron Devito
    While Johnston – who is well known to the Palins – feared for his own hide, he wasn’t afraid that this stranger on the Palins’ property would be shot. If the “fearless” Johnston was a man, he would have left Griffin in the truck and dropped off the “invitation.” Instead, he cowered in the truck, while the woman took care of business, though, it was her own nefarious business that was being tended to. This appears to be his modus operandi in life: leave the woman holding the bag, dump the responsibilities on her, while letting Rex Butler, Tank Jones,...
  • U.S. says North Korea allows visit to detained citizen(allegedly hates capitalist world)

    03/16/2010 8:44:14 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 16 replies · 384+ views
    Reuters ^ | 03/15/10
    U.S. says North Korea allows visit to detained citizen WASHINGTON Mon Mar 15, 2010 3:49pm EDT WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea has allowed Swedish diplomats to visit a U.S. citizen detained nearly two months ago after allegedly entering the country from China, the U.S. State Department said on Monday. "We can confirm that on March 14 the DPRK (Democratic Peoples' Republic of Korea) granted the Swedish embassy, our protecting power, consular access to a detained U.S. citizen," said State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley. /snip The United States said in January that North Korea had informed it that it was holding...
  • (LEAD) N. Korea says American is held after crossing border(another one entered on Jan. 25)

    01/28/2010 1:37:40 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 4 replies · 272+ views
    Yonhap News ^ | 01/28/10
    (LEAD) N. Korea says American is held after crossing border SEOUL, Jan. 28 (Yonhap) -- North Korea said Thursday it has detained an American man for illegally crossing its border with China in the second such incident in a month if confirmed. The report by the official Korean Central News Agency said the man entered the North on Monday and "is now under investigation by an organ concerned," but it did not identify him or his motive. "An American was detained for trespassing on the border" between China and North Korea on Jan. 25, the two-paragraph English-language report said. The...
  • Superior man arrested for trespassing on his own land

    12/04/2009 8:23:29 AM PST · by Señor Zorro · 172 replies · 5,526+ views
    Jeremy Engelking will appear in Douglas County court this afternoon to face a trespassing charge. But here’s the kicker: The Superior man allegedly trespassed on his own property. Engelking, 27, aimed to hunt deer Wednesday morning when he noticed a pipeline crew on his land. He hopped on his ATV and told workers they had no right to be on his property because he had received no compensation from Enbridge Energy Partners L.P. for an easement. Engelking said workers told him he was in an unsafe place and asked him to come to an equipment staging area, where he continued...
  • Obama protestors to stand trial

    06/06/2009 1:01:05 PM PDT · by CARepublicans · 41 replies · 1,751+ views
    OneNewsNow ^ | 6/3/2009 | Charlie Butts
    Two pro-life demonstrators arrested recently on the Notre Dame campus will apparently have to stand trial. Days before President Barack Obama spoke at Notre Dame's commencement exercises in May, Laura Rohling and Jane Brennan conducted an informational picket on campus, using signs to educate students on abortion. They were arrested and spent seven hours in jail. Tom Brechja of the Thomas More Society represented them in a recent hearing and expected it to be settled -- but... "We ran into a brick wall," he recalls. "Turned out the prosecutor was very anxious to press the charges and said things to...
  • Boy, 7, Dies In Apparent Trespass Shooting

    05/09/2009 2:19:27 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 89 replies · 3,260+ views
    AP Report ^ | May 09th 2009
    <p>Gale and Sheila Muhs, seen here in booking photos, are accused of shooting two adults and two children they mistakenly believed were trespassing on their property.</p> <p>HOUSTON - A 7-year-old boy who was allegedly shot in the head by a couple who thought he and three other people were trespassing on their property died Saturday, authorities said.</p>
  • AZ rancher disappointed in U.S. support

    02/22/2009 10:27:46 AM PST · by Sammy67 · 27 replies · 2,929+ views
    OneNewsNow ^ | 2/20/09 | Chad Groening
    "My country has let me down." That's the assessment of an Arizona rancher who was sued by six illegal immigrants he detained on his property and turned over to the Border Patrol in 2004. On Tuesday an eight-member federal jury in Tucson threw out the claim brought by the six illegal aliens that Roger Barnett violated their civil rights when he detained them at gunpoint on his ranch nearly five years ago. The panel also ruled against the plaintiffs' claims of battery and false imprisonment. But the jury did find Barnett liable on four claims of assault and four claims...
  • Rancher cleared in rights case Arizona jury still awards damages to illegal immigrants

    02/19/2009 7:29:54 AM PST · by rellimpank · 23 replies · 1,018+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 18 feb 09 | Jerry Seper
    A federal jury in Tucson ruled Tuesday that an Arizona rancher did not violate the civil rights of 16 Mexican nationals he stopped after they sneaked illegally into the United States, but awarded $78,000 in actual and punitive damages on claims of assault and the infliction of emotional distress. The jury of four men and four women returned the verdict Tuesday afternoon in U.S. District Court in Tucson after a day and a half of deliberation. The jury, after a nine-day trial, also threw out charges of false imprisonment, battery and conspiracy against Douglas, Ariz., rancher Roger Barnett.
  • 16 illegals sue Arizona rancher

    02/09/2009 5:53:32 AM PST · by Mikey_1962 · 90 replies · 2,957+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 2/9/09 | Mikey_1962
    An Arizona man who has waged a 10-year campaign to stop a flood of illegal immigrants from crossing his property is being sued by 16 Mexican nationals who accuse him of conspiring to violate their civil rights when he stopped them at gunpoint on his ranch on the U.S.-Mexico border. Roger Barnett, 64, began rounding up illegal immigrants in 1998 and turning them over to the U.S. Border Patrol, he said, after they destroyed his property, killed his calves and broke into his home. His Cross Rail Ranch near Douglas, Ariz., is known by federal and county law enforcement authorities...
  • Danny Glover convicted of trespassing (in a hotel during a union rally in 2006)

    01/24/2008 4:55:27 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 11 replies · 103+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 1/24/08 | AP
    NIAGARA FALLS, Ontario - Danny Glover has been convicted in Niagara Falls, Ontario, for trespassing in a hotel during a union rally in 2006. Glover, who wasn't in court, was convicted Thursday along with UNITE HERE union representative Alex Dagg and Ontario Federation of Labour President Wayne Samuelson. Canadian Niagara Hotels charged the three with trespassing at their Sheraton on the Falls property during a Sept. 16, 2006, protest. The 60-year-old actor took part in the protest as part of a larger campaign that aims to increase salaries and improve working conditions for hotel workers in the U.S. and Canada....
  • Priests get prison for Fort Huachuca trespassing (Loony-Tune Priests get Prison)

    10/17/2007 4:44:06 PM PDT · by SandRat · 14 replies · 42+ views
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | Stephanie Innes
    Two Catholic priests were taken into custody at the Federal Courthouse in Tucson this morning after they were sentenced to five months behind bars for trespassing at the military’s Ft. Huachuca last year. The priests — the Rev. Louis J. Vitale and the Rev. Steve Kelly — had been facing up to 10 months in lockup. The San Francisco Bay-area clerics were arrested last Nov. 19 while protesting military intelligence training at Ft. Huachuca, about 75 miles southeast of Tucson. They were set to deliver a letter to the post’s top commander, Maj. Gen. Barbara Fast, stating that the facility...
  • Hunting dogs may trespass in Virginia — for now

    07/25/2007 11:02:08 AM PDT · by JZelle · 12 replies · 666+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 7-25-07 | Gene Mueller
    By the coming fall, the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries wants to have a plan to address growing concerns from users of hunting dogs and complaints by property owners regarding the running of hounds across their lands. The result could have a devastating effect on dog owners but also could bring relief to landowners who have had to watch helplessly as strange dogs entered their properties, urged on by various hunting parties. I know a little about this. A relative of mine lives on several hundred beautiful acres in Floyd County, west of the Blue Ridge. There are...
  • Man Finds Illegals Inside His Kitchen

    06/21/2007 10:34:06 AM PDT · by TejanoJim · 83 replies · 2,602+ views
    KRGV ^ | June 20, 2007
    MISSION - A homeowner found a group of illegals in his kitchen. "One of them ran over and tried to hide in my sister's room," says the man, who didn't want to be identified. Border Patrol agents had followed a suspicious van into the Mission neighborhood. Seventeen illegals inside the van scattered into the neighborhood. A nearby elementary school went into lockdown as a precaution. Some of the illegals ran into neighborhood homes. A man, we'll call "Emilio," says his dog noticed them first and started barking. That's when Emilio got out his bedroom and found the people. "They were...
  • Heated hearing on priests' trespassing case held in Tucson (2 LOONIES and a Ding A Ling)

    06/07/2007 5:33:50 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 418+ views
    TUCSON — After a short, spirited exchange between a Jesuit priest and a federal judge, the score was Judge 1, Priest 0. On Wednesday, the Rev. Stephen Kelly wanted federal magistrate Judge Héctor Estrada to allow him to represent himself in an upcoming trial where the Jesuit is accused of trespassing on Fort Huachuca in November, along with Franciscan the Rev. Louis Vitale. The pair also were charged with disobeying an order of an Arizona law enforcement officer. Estrada was willing to listen to Kelly outline his qualifications to represent himself, but when the judge asked the priest to stand...
  • Boston: The Dumbest City in America

    01/31/2007 8:04:39 PM PST · by bocopar · 119 replies · 3,681+ views
    Bob Parks: Black & Right ^ | 1/31/07 | Bob Parks
    It was bad enough when cartoons caused rioting in Muslim countries. As a native Bostonian, I am embarrassed at the level of hysteria caused by cartoons in my home city. In an effort to promote a late night Cartoon Network show called “Aqua Teen Hunger Force”, Turner Broadcasting hired some guerilla marketers to attach magnetic boxes with the lighted image of one of the characters on several locations around the city of Boston. Now I don’t know much about making terror bombs, but city officials were notified and later considered the boxes dangerous. Have any of us ever heard of...
  • Couple arrested for trespassing hire attorney, plan to sue the city

    05/18/2006 10:34:01 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 109 replies · 5,172+ views ^ | 5 18 06 | Stephen Janis
    BALTIMORE - The Virginia couple arrested Saturday for trespassing after getting lost trying to find Interstate 95 have retained an attorney and plan to sue the city. “In view of what’s happened, it’s a given,” said Dale Anstine, an attorney in York, Pa., who is representing the family. “I personally know these people; they are good kids. I think the conduct of this police officer is beyond outrageous.” Llara Brook, 20, and her boyfriend, Josh Kelly, 22, traveled from Chantilly, Va., to Baltimore to see an Orioles game Saturday. The couple stopped in the 800 block of Bridgeview Drive in...
  • Judge might stop trespassing arrests for fishing in tributaries

    05/02/2006 8:18:16 AM PDT · by balch3 · 78 replies · 1,536+ views
    Leesville Daily Leader ^ | April 28, 2006 | associated press
    MONROE, La. (AP) - A federal magistrate judge has recommended that the public be allowed to fish on Mississippi River tributaries that stretch into private property in East Carroll Parish. U.S. Magistrate Judge Jim Kirk in Alexandria handed down an opinion that the public can boat, fish and hunt on the waters of the Mississippi River as it rises and falls and that local sheriffs cannot arrest the fishermen and hunters for trespassing as long as they remain in their boats. The opinion was prompted by a motion to dismiss a case against East Carroll Parish Sheriff Mark Shumate for...
  • Teaching with Documents: The Zimmerman Telegram (background info 1 and 2)

    04/17/2006 1:20:42 PM PDT · by First_Salute · 6 replies · 843+ views
    National & ^ | April 1981 | Mary Childress and Marilyn Childress
    Two separate backgrounds --- Teaching With Documents: The Zimmermann Telegram - Background ( 1914 and the spring of 1917, the European nations engaged in a conflict that became known as World War I. While armies moved across the face of Europe, the United States remained neutral. In 1916 Woodrow Wilson was elected President for a second term, largely because of the slogan "He kept us out of war." Events in early 1917 would change that hope. In frustration over the effective British naval blockade, in February Germany broke its pledge to limit submarine warfare. In response to the breaking of...
  • Gay Rights Activists Arrested at Liberty

    03/10/2006 4:07:19 PM PST · by SmithL · 23 replies · 671+ views
    AP ^ | 3/10/6 | SUE LINDSEY
    Lynchburg -- More than 20 gay rights activists were arrested on trespassing charges Friday when they stepped onto the campus of Liberty University, the school founded by the Rev. Jerry Falwell. Many of the activists were part of Soulforce, a Lynchburg-based group on its first stop of a nationwide "Equality Ride" tour to promote gay rights at the nation's conservative Christian universities and military academies. Most of those arrested were members of the tour, but the group also included supporters from other colleges and the community. Invoking the memory of the civil rights movement, Soulforce member Jacob Reitan said: "We...
  • 24 homosexual-rights activists arrested at Falwell university

    03/11/2006 2:58:06 PM PST · by Tim Long · 31 replies · 736+ views ^ | March 11, 2006 5:00 p.m. Eastern
    51-day Equality Ride targeting Christian colleges, military schools over no-'gay' admission policies On the first stop of a 51-day "gay-rights" bus tour aimed at bringing media attention to the non-admission policies for gays at 20 Christian colleges and military schools, 24 members of the Soulforce Equality Ride found themselves sitting in the Lynchburg, Virginia, jail, arrested for trespassing at Jerry Falwell's Liberty University and facing possible $2,500 fines and a year in jail. The group of 35 gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, and straight 18- to 28-year-olds had been warned ahead of their arrival they would not be welcome on campus....
  • The Illegal Immigration and English-Only Debates Have Heated Up in Southwestern Ohio

    10/22/2005 2:44:46 PM PDT · by bizzyblog · 242+ views
    BizzyBlog ^ | Ocbober 22, 2005 | Tom Blumer
    The Illegal Immigration and English-Only Debates Have Heated Up in Southwestern OhioThe two issues (English as official language and illegal immigration) should be kept separate. If you speak perfect English and you're here illegally, the law says you should be deported. If you're here legally, struggling with English, and don't think the official language idea is a good one, it's your right as a citizen to speak out, vote, and even run for office. You see? They're separate. But now, thanks to our local PC paper and a local legislator, the two will probably be joined at the hip around...
  • Bush neighbors to seek court order

    08/15/2005 6:43:48 PM PDT · by markomalley · 35 replies · 1,711+ views
    New York Newsday ^ | 8/15/2005
    Some residents of the corn and cattle town of Crawford, Texas, are expressing resentment as hundreds of anti-war protesters descend upon President George W. Bush's adopted hometown. After nine days of watching as one woman's protest has grown into a national event, dozens of the farmers and ranchers neighboring Bush's 1,600-acre Prairie Chapel Ranch plan to petition a county court in nearby Waco, according to one, Pete Martinka. They want to prevent anyone from parking or stopping within two miles of the makeshift campsite erected by Cindy Sheehan, the Vacaville, Calif., woman whose son, Casey, was killed in the war...
  • Judge throws out illegal immigrant trespassing charges

    08/14/2005 5:11:19 AM PDT · by Happy2BMe · 9 replies · 572+ views
    Judge throws out illegal immigrant trespassing charges JAFFREY, N.H. A judge today dismissed trespassing charges against a group of illegal immigrants.The judge disagreed with two New Hampshire police chiefs who applied the state law because they said they were frustrated by lax federal enforcement.The chiefs in New Ipswich and Hudson argued if the immigrants were in the country illegally, they were in the towns illegally, too. Lawyers for the immigrants argued it was a federal issue and that the state law was designed to apply to people intruding on private property.The judge ruled the trespassing charges were unconstitutional because Congress...
  • Judge Tells Police to Lay Off Immigration Enforcement(New Hampshire)

    08/13/2005 6:36:10 AM PDT · by kellynla · 34 replies · 826+ views
    THE WASHINGTON TIMES ^ | August 13, 2005 | Stephen Dinan
    A judge in New Hampshire said police cannot charge illegal aliens with criminal trespass, dismissing cases yesterday against eight aliens and ending what some had hoped could be a new approach to tackling illegal immigration. In his written order, Judge L. Phillips Runyon III said immigration enforcement is a federal duty, and the towns of New Ipswich and Hudson in southern New Hampshire were encroaching on it. "The criminal trespass charges against the defendants are unconstitutional attempts to regulate in the area of enforcement of immigration violations," Judge Runyon wrote. Police in the two towns had pulled the aliens over...
  • Judge: Fining illegals for trespass intrudes on federal authority

    08/13/2005 4:28:18 AM PDT · by Past Your Eyes · 33 replies · 611+ views
    New Hampshire Union Leader ^ | August 13, 2005 | Stephen Seitz
    NEW IPSWICH — A district court judge has struck down attempts to expand the state's criminal trespass law to cover illegal aliens, on the grounds that it is an unconstitutional intrusion on federal authority. That means the criminal trespassing charges against eight illegal aliens arrested under the law in recent months will be dropped, even against those who did not raise objections to it.
  • Towns Lose Tool Against Illegal Immigrants

    08/12/2005 8:37:30 PM PDT · by conservative in nyc · 7 replies · 436+ views
    New York Times ^ | 08/13/05 | PAM BELLUCK
    A New Hampshire judge on Friday threw out a novel strategy that two police departments had tried to use to combat illegal immigration. The strategy involved charging illegal immigrants with criminal trespassing, and in the last few months such citations were filed against at least nine people, most of them Mexicans, in the towns of New Ipswich and Hudson. The police chiefs of those towns had said they decided to take immigration matters into their own hands because overburdened federal immigration authorities were unable or unwilling to take action against immigrants who were not considered dangerous or otherwise a high...
  • Trespass Prosecution Of Illegal Immigrants Ruled Unconstitutional, Judge Dismisses All Charges

    08/12/2005 11:38:55 AM PDT · by Reaganwuzthebest · 118 replies · 1,961+ views
    Union Leader ^ | Augist 12, 2005 | Staff
    JAFFREY — A judge has dismissed trespassing charges against a group of illegal immigrants, disagreeing with two small-town police chiefs who applied the state law because they said they were frustrated by lax federal enforcement. The closely-watched district court decision was released Friday afternoon. The police chiefs in New Ipswich and Hudson were praised by many law enforcement officers nationwide for their novel approach to homeland security. But lawyers for the immigrants argued that only the federal government has the power to regulate immigration, and that the state law was designed to apply to people intruding on private property. Jaffrey...
  • Authorities Getting Ready to Throw Anti War Protestors From Bush Ranch for Tresspassing

    08/10/2005 8:27:22 AM PDT · by gopwinsin04 · 152 replies · 2,489+ views
    The Matrix ^ | August 9, 2005
    Law enforcement authorities are taking steps to remove a group of about 50 peace activists camped near President George W. Bush's Crawford, Texas ranch.Hadi Jawad, spokseman for the Crawford Peace House helping Cindy Sheehan and supports with food and water during their protest, said today that is was a 'changing and fluid situation right now' with authorities keeping a close eye on the group and warning them about possible tresspassing violations.Sheehan and her group of protestors are camped out near the Presidents ranch about 2 miles from Crawford on the side of Prarie Chapel Hill.'A woman who owns property across...
  • Appeals court: errant golf balls a 'trespass' to homeowners

    07/22/2005 1:14:34 PM PDT · by Millee · 74 replies · 1,788+ views
    Joyce Amaral knew before buying property in Columbine Estates that her home was near the ninth hole of a golf course.But Amaral, a regular golfer, wasn't prepared for the number of errant golf balls that came flying into her yard -- more than 1,800 in five years -- or the number of golfers who came along afterward to retrieve them. So she and a neighbor filed a lawsuit against the owners of Rehoboth's Middlebrook Country Club. On Friday, the state Appeals Court found the wayward balls constitute a "continuing trespass" and ordered the Superior Court to find a solution.
  • WoT ALERT: Terror U.

    01/22/2005 7:24:00 AM PST · by indcons · 7 replies · 943+ views ^ | January 21, 2005 | Joe Kaufman
    One year ago, I wrote a piece exposing radical Islam within Florida Atlantic University (FAU). My goal was twofold: [1] to bring awareness concerning a growing problem within FAU [2] to push the university to take action so that this problem ceases to exist. Unfortunately, only the first part of my goal was accomplished, as FAU is continuing to allow radicals on its campus, the latest being this Saturday'S (Jan.22, 2005) return engagement of potential co-conspirator to the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center, Siraj Wahhaj. The Enemy Thrives at FAU In recent times, a fairly large list of...