Man tased for putting out fire in own home

Florida Police are congratulating themselves after breaking up an unusual fight this week. Investigators are still mulling over the details that led to the tasing of one man after he refused to stop fighting…a deadly fire ravaging everything in his home. As the fire destroyed his worldly possessions, homeowner Derek Jensen lay face down on the ground in a puddle of water before his two children, incapacitated, a police taser jutting out from his back. His crime? He wasn’t charged with one! Quoted as being “suspiciously neighborly,” Jensen used a hose to put out the fire that was ravaging his home and spreading to his neighbor’s house. When police arrived on the scene, they told Derek that he was not allowed to fight the fire. He must wait for the government firefighters to do that. Yeah, Derek. And it’s a good thing we collectivize fire service, or else fires could spread to neighbors homes. When he persisted, the police shot Derek with a taser. Since there was no video of the encounter, here is a reenactment:

Man: “Where’s the fire department?”

Police: “They’ll get here right after their break.”

Man: “I have to keep back this fire while we wait!”

Police: “No, sir, you can’t. Don’t you know you pay the government to do these things for you?”

Man: “Yes, but they’re not here.”

Police: “Well, we’re here.”

Man: “But you’re getting in my way!”

Police: “Stop Resisting!” **Taser** (pew pew) “‘Merica.”

You might think the actions of the officer are despicable, unjustifiable, outrageous. But you’re wrong! The officer isn’t culpable for his actions. His superior ORDERED him to taser the man. Don’t blame the messenger. After all, who could have expected this “glitch in the matrix”? The police are the glue of society. They’re what hold the fragile, delicate balance of the world together with their …violence …I mean defensive weapons pain sticks. This could never happen in your town.

Don’t Mess With Texas Secessionists

I reported on AVTM yesterday that people from 20 different states started petitions to secede from the federal govt on the website. It’s now 32 states. According to the rules of the website, the petitions must receive 25,000 co-signers within 30 days in order to guarantee, “a response,” (TL;DR) from the Obama Administration. Louisiana started the trend the day prior and will likely be the next in line to reach the targeted 25,000 signers, but not before it was beat out by Texas! Yes, the Lone Star State achieved its goal of 25,000 endorsers in just 4 days! And the number more than doubled within hours of achieving that landmark, and currently stands at over 71,000. Apparently, secession is a popular idea in Texas. Isn’t that where Ron Paul lives?

Have you heard of Obama’s new secret Kill List? Congratulations, Texans, Obama just cut & pasted another 71,000 names onto it! But how trustworthy is this system of online petition? To keep from any claims of mal-influence, the White House flips a coin to see which petitions they’ll respond to! Speaking of influence, it was totally coincidental when, this fall, the White House responded to a petition that gained fewer than 13,000 signatures, the petition seeking the White House beer recipe. Just luck of the draw that Obama didn’t have time to comment on WikiLeaks whistleblower Bradley Manning, or requests for an investigation into Rep. Chris Dodd’s public admission that he bribed politicians to pass legislation, both of which were “successful” petitions on the WhiteHouse website. So Texans, I hope you the Obama Administration responds to your petition with a form letter rather than a no-knock raid. Remember, Texas wasn’t “justly acquired,” like the Louisiana Purchase–it was annexed from the damn Mexicans, who mistakenly put the border of Mexico too high.

The Texas Secession Petition may’ve been a copycat of Louisiana, but 1) it beat Louisiana to the signature goal, and 2) it didn’t pull any of the “Declaration of Independence” knock-off text. It is its OWN Declaration of Independence.

“The citizens of the US suffer from blatant abuses of their rights such as the NDAA, the TSA, etc. Given that the state of Texas maintains a balanced budget and is the 15th largest economy in the world, it is practically feasible for Texas to withdraw from the union, and to do so would protect it’s citizens’ standard of living and re-secure their rights and liberties…”

The Constitution supposedly guarantees the rights of all states to secede. Kentucky, Tennessee, Maine, and West Virginia were all created by acts of secession, and none of these states was considered racist. But these were all BEFORE the Civil War *cough* War of Northern Aggression *cough*. Since then, no one’s been allowed to secede, & you certainly won’t get permission from King George the IV. So Texans, Louisanans, freedom loving people of America! Don’t wait for his permission! You’ve already shown there are tens of thousands who share your sentiment. Has there ever been a better time to become independent of the Federal government? Being independent means taking responsibility for creating the world you want to see, not waiting for orders from your masters on high. Your petition had it right–true secession is not about military might, but about economic stability. Trade with one another in a currency outside the US-controlled dollar, and you can start to break free without even touching a weapon.

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  • BuckyBalls are now history
  • the ban on “homosexual propaganda” in Russia
  • Craigslist sex ads for election night
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