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PEOPLE ARE IMPORTANT

(Photo – KTVB.com – Kuna Fire) Fifty-some years ago, when I was a young buck working on a farm in Eastern Colorado, I learned a simple truth that ultimately had a profound impact on my life. My boss, Malcolm Shipman, was a diminutive Texan with a big heart. He and his wife, Judy, never had […]

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ENVIRO INSANITY

In 1978, Bill L. Minor was looking forward to an enjoyable fishing trip, soaking up nature’s serenity, while dipping a line in the East Fork of the Walker River. He had flown into a friend’s private airstrip near the high desert foothills of the Eastern Sierra Nevada mountains, about 40 miles southeast of Lake Tahoe, […]

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The Insanity of Finding Fault vs Fixing Cause

Three tragedies shine light on solutions to the officer-involved shooting crisis By Michael M. Bell and William B. Scott   Rarely does a month pass without U.S. cities erupting in protests and riots, after shootings­ by police officers. Far too many people—an average of three Americans per day, every day of the year—are dying as a result […]

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ALLEGIANCE vs OATH: COPS MUST DECIDE NOW

In Liberty’s Last Stand, a superb new novel by bestselling author Stephen Coonts, a series of Islamic jihadist terrorism attacks on American soil prompts the U.S. president to declare martial law, suspend Congress, sideline the Supreme Court, and start rounding up his political enemies. Texans refuse to go along with the president’s heavy-handed violations of the Constitution […]

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HOW TO STOP THE KILLING

  On this, the sixth anniversary of my son, Erik’s, execution-by-cop, America is in serious danger of exploding into chaos. The horrific murder of five Dallas police officers and the wounding of another seven this week triggered a profound sense of deja vu. Three years ago, I predicted this would happen, if cops continued to […]

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Distrust at Heart of Apple-vs-Feds Controversy

(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) In the U.S. Govternment vs Apple dustup, there’s one foundational issue being ignored by the media: Citizens no longer trust law enforcement agents. Local police departments, such as Las Vegas Metro, employ hundreds of corrupt cops who salivate at the possibility of exploiting a “backdoor” into iPhones, Galaxies, etc. Apologists and anti-Apple […]

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Liberty Imperiled – Welcome To Cop-Land

Guest Blog: Published on Zero Hedge (http://www.zerohedge.com) By Tyler Durden Created 12/21/2015 – 21:30 [1] http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-12-21/liberty-imperiled-welcome-cop-land If you’ve been listening to various police agencies and their supporters, then you know what the future holds: anarchy is coming — and it’s all the fault of activists. In May, a Wall Street Journal op-ed warned of a “new nationwide […]

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Petulant Police & Politics

In the wake of Freddie Gray’s death, while in Baltimore police custody, City Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby quickly filed charges against six police officers. Now they’ve been indicted on various charges. Based on inconsistencies reported from the outset, one wonders whether these charges and indictments were merely eyewash to get infuriated Baltimore residents and outside agitators […]

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“Missing” Costco Security Video of Erik Scott Shooting

We’ve confirmed that the so-called “missing” Costco security-system video of my son’s fatal shooting in 2010 has been seen by numerous Las Vegas police officers, and definitely exists at Costco’s headquarters. This new Facebook page gives honest, conscientious employees an avenue to get a copy of that video data to me. Please help spread the […]

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Testimony: Mandate BodyCams on Nevada Police Officers

Taser International – AXON Body Camera   The following testimony was presented to the Nevada State Assembly’s Government Affairs Committee on March 31, 2015:   Nevada State Assembly Bill  AB403 Testimony — William B. Scott My eldest son, Erik Scott, might be alive today, if Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Dept. officers had been required to […]

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