Every year stories of jackbooted thugs of the State dispensing the Spirit of Christmas warms my heart

    Every year there are stories of government agents dispensing the Spirit of Christmas.  They never fail to warm the depths of my heart. One story that caught my eye while scanning the headlines today was of Christian Critzer, a

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When is your private property not your own? Whenever a bureaucritter of the Nanny State says so.

Michel Beauchamp and Josee Landry's front yard garden

We like to believe that when we make the most expensive purchase of our lives, our family home, we’re actually the ones who own it.  It’s a fallacy, however, as more and more homeowners, if I can even call them

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Canadian Patriotism: Fly the Canadian Flag, get a fine, have a lien placed against your property

Did you know that Canadians have no right to fly the Canadian flag?  As shocking as that sounds, as unpatriotic as that sounds, this is the reality here in the land of True North Strong and Free. Fly the Canadian

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Union County police fine man for the “crime” of saving his son’s life

It sounds absurd, I know, but that’s the net result of police actions in Winfield Park, New Jersey, earlier this month. Frank Roder thought he was doing a good thing when he took his son down to the Rahway River

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John Stossel on how everything, including common sense, has become illegal in America

Every day there is another asinine law passed, and every day there is another story of how some bureaucrat has abused a citizen because some rule buried in a regulation handbook says he can. John Stossel has made a career

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Alberta Sheriff Thomas Bounds: Taking Insensitivity to an All-New Low

Thomas Bounds is a sheriff with the Alberta Sheriff’s Service.  He requires, at a bare minimum, a severe reprimand and retraining to learn how to act like a human being, since he clearly has no clue at the moment.  For

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Tom MacLachlan: Bureaucrat’s Rule #1 sucks, doesn’t it?

Tom MacLachlan was just doing what I’ve personally done numerous times…  he was dropping coins into parking meters to prevent a couple of total strangers from getting a parking ticket. I must admit, there is an odd pleasure that comes

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