1993: Your House Is Under Arrest

The Introduction to Your House Is Under Arrest How Police Can Seize Your Home, Car, and Business Without a Trial – And How to Protect Yourself by Brenda Grantland Attorney,  Mill Valley, California, U.S.A. There is a very good reason not to invest in real estate in the United States today: Asset Forfeiture! “Asset forfeiture” is a polite euphemism for the government’s confiscation of private property. You probably know about the doctrine of eminent domain, which lets the government decide to put a freeway through your land if it wants to. using the power of an eminent domain, they can condemn your land and take it, and there is very little you can do to stop them. Of course, they have to pay you for it, because of the Fifth Amendment’s “just compensation” clause, which states: “… nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.” Forfeiture is […] Read More

2009: INDIVIDUAL STATES DECLARING SOVEREIGNTY

By NWV News writer Jim Kouri Posted 1:00 AM Eastern February 23, 2009 © NewsWithViews.com While the mainstream news media are hyping President Barack Obama’s election and the dismal economic downturn in the United States, more and more states are declaring — or have already declared — sovereignty. According to political experts such as strategist Mike Baker, Americans are becoming disenchanted with the federal government’s lack of perspective on issues of great concern — illegal aliens, crime, economic turmoil — while intruding into the private lives of citizens with gun-control laws and other intrusions. “Many [citizens] are angry at federal government intrusion into their lives and into matters that were intended by our Founding Fathers to be relegated to the individual states,” said Baker. “Take, for instance, the police power. Since the beginning of our republic, police and law enforcement was considered a function of each state in the […] Read More