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At the Oklahoma Capitol, a Sheriff Clarke fan club?

By   /  March 8, 2013  /  News, Oklahoma  /  1 Comment

Part 6 of 6 in the series On Your Own By Patrick B. McGuigan | CapitolBeatOK OKLAHOMA CITY – Milwaukee (WI) County Sheriff David Clarke now has a fan club at the Oklahoma state Capitol – figuratively, if not literally. Videographer James O’Keefe’s new “You Tube” video chronicles hidden-camera visits to several urban police departments, […]

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Under assault in IL? Call 911, then hide

By   /  March 6, 2013  /  Illinois, News  /  No Comments

Part 4 of 6 in the series On Your Own   By Benjamin Yount | Illinois Watchdog SPRINGFIELD  —  Did you like playing hide and seek as a child? Then you are exactly the type of person Illinois police officers and lawmakers want to talk to when you call 911. You see the politicians and […]

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Someone breaking in? Grab your gun, call police

By   /  March 6, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

Part 3 of 6 in the series On Your Own By Shelby Sebens | Northwest Watchdog PORTLAND — It’s likely Oregonians will be able to grab their guns to ward off intruders or potential predators given the backlash that proposed strict gun-control legislation received recently. Lawmakers pushing the bills that drew major protests and national attention, […]

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CO: It’s lawmakers vs. cops on gun control

By   /  March 6, 2013  /  Colorado, News  /  3 Comments

DENVER — Colorado was once one of the most lenient gun-control states, but now a slate of Democratic-sponsored bills could change all that and give the state a greater say in who carries a weapon.

As one legislative aide put it, “It is the Wild West out here.”

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O’Keefe video lampoons cops for advice on handling intruders

By   /  March 6, 2013  /  Virginia  /  No Comments

ALEXANDRIA — An undercover video produced by James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas paints scene after scene of police officers flummoxed by one simple question.

What should someone do if there is an intruder in their home and the police aren’t there yet?

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Annie, get your gun! You’re gonna need it

By   /  March 6, 2013  /  News, Wisconsin  /  8 Comments

Part 1 of 6 in the series On Your Own   By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter MADISON – Conservative activist and all-around muckraker James O’Keefe’s latest hidden-camera video draws inspiration from Milwaukee County’s controversial sheriff, amid the national battle over guns. O’Keefe’s Project Veritas on Wednesday is releasing, “On Your Own” (with accompanying Twitter […]

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