Inside the Ring: Directive outlines Obama’s plan to use the military against citizens

Bill Gertz The Washington Times 5/28/2014

A 2010 Pentagon directive on military support to civilian authorities details what critics say is a troubling policy that envisions the Obama administration’s potential use of military force against Americans.

The directive contains noncontroversial provisions on support to civilian fire and emergency services, special events and the domestic use […]

Obama’s EPA Brazenly Attacks Wyoming Citizen Andy Johnson

Richard C. Young 3/17/2014

Welder Andy Johnson and his wife have built a natural fishpond on their property for their Wyoming family. Now the statist regulators of Obama’s EPA are threatening citizen Johnson with $75,000/day in fines, saying Andy is not in compliance with federal laws governing, I presume, family fishponds on private land. (Andy’s […]

Federal Government Loses Big in Supreme Court Property Rights Case

Damon W. Root Reason Magazine 12/4/2012

The federal government suffered a major defeat today at the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Arkansas Game & Fish Commission v. United States. In their unanimous decision, the justices rejected the government’s sweeping claim that a series of recurring floods induced by the U.S. Army Corps of […]

EPA actions at mine could hurt $220 billion in investments

Michael Bastasch The Daily Caller 8/16/2012

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) preemptive assessment of the Pebble Mine in Alaska could have a “chilling effect” on $220 billion in investments, according to the Brattle Group, an economic and financial consulting firm.

In May, the EPA released its watershed assessment of large-scale mining by Pebble LP at […]

EPA in huge power grab to control all ditches and gullies on private land

J. D. Heyes Natural News 6/14/2012

As the federal Leviathan becomes ever larger and all-powerful, its Executive Branch tentacles reach further and further into the American fabric as it seeks to exert authority and control over more and more of our lives.

The latest power-mad grab can be attributed to the not-so-illustrious Environmental Protection Agency […]

Federal judge: EPA overstepped authority revoking permits for Arch Coal surface mine in W.Va.

Vicki Smith Associated Press via The Republic 3/23/2012

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A federal judge says the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency exceeded its authority in revoking permits for what could now become West Virginia’s largest mountaintop removal mine.

In a ruling Friday, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson in Washington, D.C., ruled in favor of St. […]