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Iowa Supreme Court Rules Civil Forfeiture Laws Violate Fifth Amendment

From Forbes.com care of Kevin Bloom, the Iowa Supreme Court has ruled that the state’s Civil Asset Forfeiture laws violate the Fifth Amendment to the constitution. Under state law, property owners who want to reclaim their seized property must fully disclose “the nature and extent” of their interest in the property, as well as “the date, the …

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Rick Manning on HUD and Regional Planning

Rick Manning from American’s for Limited Government explains the situation in Dubuque and Chicago,with HUD. If your community took HUD money, you are Dubuque, and the nearest major city is your Chicago, and if HUD pulls this trigger, you may not be able to do a damn thing about it.  

603 Alliance – Congressman Steve King

Congressman Steve King (R- Iowa) speaks at the 603 Alliance Grassroots Summit about restoring American exceptionalism, defending the constitution, respect for the rule of law, the need to defeat radical Islam, and more    

Wednesday Morning Coffee – Ron Paul Third in Iowa

An “ends justifies the means” approach to a Republican primary is how ‘Republicans’ for Ron Paul justify begging Democrats to register as Republicans or independents so they can screw with the results of the GOP Primary to their candidates advantage. In Iowa, assuming it worked, this netted Congressman Paul a decent third place showing.  We are …

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Palin for President (?)

It seems obvious that Alaska Governor Sarah Palin is going to announce her intention to run for the Republican nomination on September third, the three year anniversary of her accepting the nomination for Vice President. The pundits are lining up in agreement.