Police

Fields v. City of Philadelphia Reaffirms the First Amendment Right to Record The Police in Public

by Steve MacDonald July 12, 2017

The issue of filming the police in the course of public duties is one near and dear to many hearts here in New Hampshire. So this decision from the Third Circuit Court of Appeals (Fields v. City of Philadelphia) is worth visiting. This case involves retaliation. Richard Fields and Amanda Geraci attempted to record Philadelphia […]

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Data Point – The Left is always yammering that only cops should have guns: they’re trained!

by Skip May 26, 2017

Well, we certainly know that the NH Association of Chiefs of Police (don’t they look so grand?) are on the side of civilian disarmament.  The dirty little secret is that even with all of the training that the Left keeps jamming down our throats, sometimes they aren’t that much better than civilians.  Or can be […]

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Merrimack High School ‘Drug Sweep’

by Steve MacDonald May 15, 2017

I just received this voice mail from the Principal of Merrimack High School. “Good afternoon this is Ken Johnson principal of Merrimack High School. I’m calling to invite you to consult our school or district website for important information about plans for upcoming drug sweep of Merrimack High School. This week we’re involving a number […]

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Are the Police Racist?

by Steve MacDonald August 22, 2016
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Washington Post Data: Cops Shoot Whites Nearly Twice as Often as Blacks

by Steve MacDonald July 19, 2016
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It’s from data provided by the Washington Post so…

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New Jersey Third Grader Interrogated by Cops Over Alleged Brownie-Related Racism

by Steve MacDonald June 30, 2016
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New Jersey Third grader interrogated by cops over alleged brownie-related racist slur. On June 16, a third-grader made a comment about the brownies that had been given to the class as a snack. That comment prompted another third-grader to claim that the first comment was racist. The staff at William P. Tatem Elementary School determined that […]

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A More or Less Cordial Road-side ‘Rape’

by Steve MacDonald April 20, 2016

The stuff you read when surfing the internet, The (Aiken) Standard does not appear to dispute that the Aiken police probed the man’s anus on the side of the road looking for drugs. The dispute, rather, is what cause they had to do so, and whether they did so in a way that is notably less […]

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The St. Patrick’s Day 500

by Steve MacDonald March 22, 2016
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Boston police arrested nearly 500 people during this years St. Patrick’s Day Parade. “Keeping spectators and participants safe along the route was Mayor Walsh’s and my top priority,” said Boston Police Commissioner William Evans in a statement. “Issuing nearly double the amount of citations for public drinking compared to last year evidences the challenges we […]

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Police Called by Trump Supporters – is This What We Want in 2016 and Beyond?

by Steve MacDonald March 1, 2016
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  Excerpt of an email from a local Massachusetts Grassroots group door-knocking for Ted Cruz.  Printed with permission.   The door knocking for the day was thrilling. Despite hearing polls telling how Ted Cruz was down in MA, my friend and I truly relished the public service of campaigning and discussing the campaign with people who were […]

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Chicago From Sea to Rising Sea

by Steve MacDonald January 2, 2016
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Chicago has high rates of crime and violence in varying degrees from year to year but consistently ranks very high for homicides. DNA info Chicago lists 483 murders for the city in 2015. Thanks to Democrat Congressperson Shelia Jackson Lee we know that homicide is the leading cause of murder in America. Chicago is part […]

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Local Adoption of Police Body Cameras in NH Catches State’s Attention

by Steve MacDonald August 9, 2015
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The Haverhill [New Hampshire] police officers who fired on [Hagen] Esty-Lennon were both wearing body cameras. Video convinced the state attorney general’s office that lethal force was justified. The family members of Hagen Esty-Lennon requested that the video of his shooting not be made public. With no rules in place, the attorney general has asked […]

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The “Police” ‘War’ on Black Men – Or Something….

by Steve MacDonald June 4, 2015
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Warning.  Basic math skills required. From the Washington Post c/o FBI Crime data, H/T to Legal Insurrection

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GrokTALK! – Mark Richardson Mistrial

by Steve MacDonald May 31, 2015
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Max Abramson joins us to talk about the mistrial of former Seabrook Police Officer Mark Richardson who was charged with assault by an on-duty law enforcement officer for slamming Michael Bergeron into a cement wall at the Seabrook police station. Part 1 of 2 Listen to the entire program here Follow us on YouTube,USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter …and take […]

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GrokTALK! – Stormtroopers, Foreign and Domestic

by Steve MacDonald May 29, 2015
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Last week we opened the show with a heap of tech issues but while I wrestled with them Mike and Jane had a great conversation about the current terror in the middle east, evidence if any of a US policy in the region, and then closer to home regarding militarization of local police forces and […]

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BlogObservation of the Day – the intentions of Obama?

by Skip May 4, 2015

Emphasis mine: Elizabeth Price Foley wonders whether Obama is actually going to create his “national” police force in contravention of Congress and the Constitution. Then again, we already know Obama has no regard for the Constitution and never has. I figure if he succeeds in creating his own Geheim Staatz Polizei that the Obamajugend won’t […]

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Alton NH Taxpayer Arrested During Public Input (Update- Video Added)

by Steve MacDonald February 23, 2015
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The Town of Alton must be reading memos and emails from the Timberlane, Gilford, and Windham School districts. The board of selectman, during public comment, had a taxpayer arrested on the grounds that he had violated their recently enacted policy–enacted to shut people up.  In this case the taxpayer was arrested for disorderly conduct (no […]

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Do More “Cops” Mean More “Safety” ?

by Steve MacDonald February 2, 2015
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Sometimes low hanging fruit yields interesting follow ups: Saturday I posted a tweet from @GraniteGrandma (Mary Gagnon).  She says that only the police should have guns.  I said Stalin would agree with her.  She responded to that with this. @nhstevemacd @Conservativeind @NHDems Private citizens have no business carrying handguns… It's a safety issue… — Mary […]

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Stalin Would Agree With You…

by Steve MacDonald January 31, 2015
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Stalin would agree with you. RT .@GraniteGrandma: @nhstevemacd @Conservativeind @NHDems Only police should carry guns. #nhpolitics — Steve Mac Donald (@nhstevemacd) January 30, 2015

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School Superinendent Calls Cops On Curious Taxpayer

by Ed Naile January 22, 2015

I just received an email from one of our CNHT activists in Atkinson and it appears Timberlane School Superintendent, Squirrely Earl Metzler, requested the Plaistow police to have him investigated. And under what parameters do we use public funds to investigate, or rather, try to intimidate, a taxpayer who asks a few questions about a […]

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Was The Paris Cop Shot On The Street?

by Steve MacDonald January 8, 2015
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In the wake of yesterdays tragic terror attack in Paris, comes in-box material I had not expected. This is a video from YouTube (No! Not a YouTube Video!?) in which a Paris police officer was reportedly “executed by a terrorist.”  Take a look and tell us what you see. Note: Press reports identify him as […]

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Senator Watters protests police with Communist-loving Missouri lawmaker

by Kimberly Morin January 3, 2015

NH Senator David Watters (Democrat from District 4) took a trip to Washington D.C. recently for a Planned Parenthood legislative session.  He proudly posted a photo of his little trip to visit with the young teen abusing organization on Twitter.  While Watters was in D.C. he also decided to partake in a ‘Die-In’ to protest […]

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Greg Gutfeld – The Nanny State Crushing The Individual

by Steve MacDonald December 5, 2014
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Did the nanny state obsession with regulation land crushing the individual kill Eric Garner… [Greg] Gutfeld argued that comparing Garner’s case to the Michael Brown case was inaccurate, and that “it’s really not about cops versus blacks, but government versus citizens. The nanny state crushing the individual. The grand jury might have screwed up, the […]

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Fruitvale Man Arrested For Pointing a Banana At Officer Bunch

by Steve MacDonald November 30, 2014
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No, those are not stream-of-consciousness lyrics, that is a suitable headline  for this very real story. Nathan Rolf Channing, 27, (Fruitvale, Colorado) was arrested Sunday, according to the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel. According to an arrest affidavit, Mesa County deputies Joshua Bunch and Donald Love said Channing pointed the fruit at them while crossing a […]

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To Protect and Serve…Something something….

by Steve MacDonald July 16, 2014

Plumber……Telegram….Flowers…Candy Gram…911 Several police officers in Durham, N.C., reportedly got into homes and searched them by telling residents police had received 911 hang-up calls from their addresses, according to news reports. The tactic, a way around the requirement to get a warrant to search a home, was described in court by a Durham officer identified as A.B. […]

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Only You Can Prevent Over Militarization.

by Steve MacDonald June 28, 2014
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Over militarization of local police forces is not just ridiculous relative to the facts on the ground,… “Historians looking back at this period in America’s development will consider it to be profoundly odd that at the exact moment when violent crime hit a 50-year low, the nation’s police departments began to gear up as if […]

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“An armed Citizenry…”

by Skip May 29, 2014

(H/T: Soldier Systems)

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Campbell Not Only Fled the Scene – He Had Help From a Nashua Police Comissioner

by Steve MacDonald January 13, 2014
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Leaving the scene of any incident resulting in damage caused by you and your motor-vehicle is a crime for most of us.  But if you are a wealthy and well-regarded Nashua Democrat you can skip that part. Now, Campbell insists that the former Marine who saw him mow down some ducks with his BMW pursued […]

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Seabrook NH Police Video – Not That One, Another One:

by Steve MacDonald January 9, 2014
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You may have already seen this: Seabrook, NH, Police slam a young man into a concrete wall.  Well, here’s ‘chapter 2.’ From our good friend Max Abramson: Here’s another video showing the Seabrook police tackling a young woman, injuring her, and knocking her two year old cousin to the floor–both suffering injuries. The police illegally […]

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Who,Then, Protects You If The Police Have No Duty to Do So?

by Steve MacDonald October 22, 2013
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One of the best questions you can ask a low or no-information voter who has bought into the progressive anti-gun mantra, after you point this fact out is, “who protects you if the police have no duty to do so?” That will get you a look and a half, mouth agape.  What subterfuge is this? […]

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Data Point – who is likelier to kill you: police or concealed carry holder?

by Skip October 8, 2013

“Florida was chosen to represent CCW permit holders, because accurate numbers of permits were obtainable from the Florida Department of Agriculture. Florida has the highest total of CCW permits of all the states, and the number of resident concealed carry permits in Florida is reasonably close to the number of sworn state and local peace […]

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