Sunday, May 15, 2011


Court: No right to resist illegal cop entry into home

INDIANAPOLIS | Overturning a common law dating back to the English Magna Carta of 1215, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Hoosiers have no right to resist unlawful police entry into their homes.

In a 3-2 decision, Justice Steven David writing for the court said if a police officer wants to enter a home for any reason or no reason at all, a homeowner cannot do anything to block the officer's entry. 

Barry Meets the Founders

Thursday, Rush had an extended conversation with an ardent Mitch Daniels supporter.  Rush asked, why, if he's so durned conservative, doesn't he talk like it?  Caller explained that Daniels must be judged, not on what he says, but on what he does. 

Justice Steven David was appointed to the Indiana Supreme Court by guess who?

And screw "Overturning a common law dating back to the English Magna Carta of 1215.

  The Fourth Amendment (Amendment IV) to the United States Constitution is the part of the Bill of Rights which guards against unreasonable searches and seizures, along with requiring any warrant to be judicially sanctioned and supported by probable cause.

In Mapp v. Ohio, 367 U.S. 643 (1961), the Supreme Court ruled that the Fourth Amendment applies to the states by way of the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.


"This is the second major Indiana Supreme Court ruling this week, involving police entry into a home.

On Tuesday, the court said police serving a warrant may enter a home without knocking if officers decide circumstances justify it. Prior to that ruling, police serving a warrant would have to obtain a judge's permission to enter without knocking."

Taken in the sum and context of what's been happening to us under Obamunism, it ought be manifestly clear that, before long, lots of people will feel damned sorry (but won't dare express it) that they didn't take to the hills, in guerrilla fashion (in the good way, and as a manner of speaking.  Ahem).

Finally,  I'll  add these seemingly unrelated story lines,  for your education and continued edification —

CHICAGOLAND: Daley can keep $1M in campaign cash, thanks to Obama-sponsored bill...
Teacher refuses to hang student's drawing of American flag...

Tea-Party Poster

Obama and the Seven Dorks

Best Tea-Party Poster Evah!

Tom Mann sent this, titled "The Best Tea Party Ever!"  It is pretty good, but outdated.  Two of the Seven Dorks were no longer in the administration, so I replaced 'em. 

Tom takes a daily bike-ride, rain or shine, around DC & environs.  If there's a demonstration, or a DO,  Tom's there.  For  several years now he 's sent me his daily output, until I no longer know what to do with them.   Which brings up a suggestion.  If you're a big time blogger connected with one of them fancy blog syndicates, and would like your own exclusive news photos of the nation's capitol, Tom is your man.  (answer in comments, and I'll forward.)


Curious Kids

-- Reader's Digest

Our six-year-old daughter, Terra, has a need to ask questions … lots of questions. Finally, one day, my wife had had it.

"Have you ever heard that curiosity killed the cat?" my wife asked.

"No," replied Terra.

"Well, there was a cat, and he was very inquisitive. And one day, he looked into a big hole, fell in, and died!"

Terra was intrigued: "What was in the hole?"

Just Curious

Don't worry, Transit cops to the rescue

The Joy That Is NYC