User Profile: johnbarlycorn

johnbarlycorn

Member Since: February 24, 2011

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  • [2] August 30, 2014 at 10:23am

    @ TEXAS-FREEDOM
    DHS, FBI, Regional Fusion Centers and yes, you local law enforcement will all come down on you like a ton of bricks.
    For the life of me I cannot understand why so many here do not see the threat that law enforcement under this system is to you, your family, your country.
    Question: If law enforcement increasingly demonstrates that they will break their oath of office over little things what makes you think they will stand for law, principle and morality when their paycheck and life is on the line?
    Thank you.

  • [4] August 28, 2014 at 5:30pm

    And in other recent news out of FL; “bystander Maria Fernanda Godinez, who apparently was struck by a stray shot from Officer Eduardo Sanguino’s gun, was fatally injured in the gunfire.”
    Paul Harvey – the rest of the story; Law enforcement employee Sanguino’s felt threatened by a man at this night club, thought he was reaching for a weapon and fired 9 rounds at one Kody Roach, the drunk suspect. Unfortunately, Sanguino’s only hit Roach 5 times. Sanguino was the only one firing. One of his errant rounds hit MS Godinez killing her. Roach survived.
    Now for the kicker; Roach is charged with murder because Sanguino’s is incompetent. This is not the first time a law enforcement employee murdered an innocent bystander and gets accolades for heroism.
    Never check backgrounds! Never maneuver into an engagement zone with no bystanders! Never use fire discipline!
    The Orlando PD is thankful employee Sanguino’s is safe and sorry for the “unfortunate accident” but hey this is a stressful job.
    Something good was turned into evil by Sanguino, his supervisors, unions, training and weapons establishment. They think they are heroes and are in danger all of the time. I wonder what the Godinez family thinks. I know the taxpayers of Orlando are going to get a hefty bill.
    Madness sure madness.
    Thank you.

  • [2] August 28, 2014 at 1:45pm

    @ demsrtraitors
    Sir/ Ma’am,
    Military tradition, honor, and respect is for the office not the man or woman.
    I commend those assembled that they remained true to their oath. I am not a member of the Legion having joined the VFW. From talking with people it seems both organization are walking a razor thin line with this administration in terms of cordial relations.
    I could not sit in front of the current occupant of the office and not express my belief he has committed treason. For that reason I would never attend an event such as this.
    Thank you.

  • [27] August 28, 2014 at 12:42pm

    @ Redblooded
    Sir/ Ma’am,
    You miss the whole point. In my experience many paramilitary force members enjoy the rush and the fact (policy as well as defacto policy) to go over the line when they feel like it. It is called hands on if there is injury or damage to an innocent from measures deemed appropriate by and for the paramilitary unit to continue the ruse of “officer safety”.
    I know not how many floors or rooms there are in this building. However, I wonder if any of these jacked up wannabees thought ” boy this is odd I smell no cordite and see none of the usual debris expected at a mass shooting? No that would actually take situational awareness and the decision and training to think your way through a problem. This is textbook little boys playing cowboys with deadly toys.
    Thank you.
    PS: For all of you always looking to say policy is right; this video demonstrated that this paramilitary units’ shouting unintelligible commands is a safety hazard to the innocent. Also, they demonstrated HOW NOT TO CLEAR A ROOM IF YOU ACUTUALLY FACED A THREAT.

  • [1] August 28, 2014 at 12:19pm

    @ GeekGuy
    Sir,
    Why are you looking at this incident in a logical way? What is wrong with you? Have you not bought enough Beck merchandise? Have you not adopted Beck says in all things? Well, in this incident all the actors appear to be white so there is not the usual racism spewed by the usual crowd here.
    You better get with the police state program or be labeled as an undesirable.
    Thank you.
    PS: Much sarcasm in the preceding.

  • [5] August 28, 2014 at 12:13pm

    I suggest a trip or emigration to the People Democratic Republic of Korea aka; North Korea. I think your views and understanding of what a constitutional republic are will feel just at home there.
    Thank you.

  • [6] August 28, 2014 at 12:11pm

    @ greystreet
    Sir/ Ma’am,
    You are speaking blasphemy! Just like with everything that leftists, fascists, communists, atheists, and in this case statists bring, you are not to evaluate their performance or the outcome. No, what you are to embrace is their “stated good intentions”. In this case it is keeping everyone “safe” while injuring, maiming, shooting, and killing the innocent. However, if you say anything other praise for insane policies you are anti cop and un-American.
    One encounter at a time the government monopoly law enforcement industry is destroying our society and this country.
    Thank you.

  • [4] August 28, 2014 at 9:26am

    This is why any and all interactions with law enforcement should be videoed by all in the area.
    The truth is available and should be told.
    I’m glad this deceiver has been exposed.
    Now I wonder why law enforcement does not want the population videoing encounters?
    Thank you.

  • [34] August 28, 2014 at 9:20am

    We, the taxpayers, are forced to spend countless Billions on all manner of intrusive surveillance. We, the taxpayers, were forced to spend countless Billions on the creation of paramilitary units in just about every hamlet and one horse town in this country. We, the taxpayers have been forced to give up our rights granted by God and enshrined in our founding documents in order to make the operation of paramilitary forces easier and more threatening to innocent people.
    How is it that with all these Billions that have been and are being spent and there is not a scintilla of leadership nor effective supervision over this deadly apparatus? Since I have spent most of my adult life in the military my analogy; this is an artillery unit firing max effect when they don’t know their location, the location of the target, or even if a target exists.
    With each passing day it appears the police state needs to be disarmed. For those that say no one was hurt; let’s see how you feel when it is you, you children, your parents being drawn down on when you/ they have done nothing wrong and pose no threat to anyone. It is only a matter of time before this policy totally blows up. I am personally familiar with the habits & inclinations of many of these “tactical officers”. I do not & would not recommend anyone accept a weapon pointed at you as anything other than aggravated assault.
    For the imbecile that placed this call, a charge of attempted murder would seem appropriate.
    Thank you.

  • [2] August 27, 2014 at 11:24am

    Sir/ Ma’m,
    We happen to be in agreement on this issue. Why is there any reaction to the situation of Mr. Sam in a locker room? Unless I am mistaken he is a self announced sexually active homosexual. Naturally, given the macabre and degenerate nature of our culture, the mindless would want to know how locker room nudity is impacting the team.
    If this is not an issue than all NFL teams should include all coaches, regardless of sex or orientation, and all cheerleaders in the use of the showers concurrently! I mean if Mr. Sam can discipline himself even though he is attracted to the male anatomy why can’t all men and women do the same. Frankly, let’s have the children of the team employees also share the showers as well. You know, I think it would be wonderful to have all of ESPN and their families and those of ABC management also join in these communal showers.This would be a great “green initiative” and demonstrate that our cultural depravity has reached its’ logical end point.
    Madness sure madness.
    Thank you.

  • [9] August 27, 2014 at 9:51am

    It is truly amazing that we can see the decline, and perhaps the end of our country, in the life of this one strong Christian man.
    Sports, football and basketball mainly, have replace civic discussion. Games have replaced the church as the place that people congregate to try and establish a connection to each other and something larger than their own life.
    As the promotion of this bizarre non culture, non religion substitute has grown our humanity and decency has receded.
    Mr. Tebow, a winning athlete and God fearing man, is removed from the glare of the spotlight while the poor and tortured sodomite, Mr. Sam, is promoted beyond his athletic value to his team.
    At some point we must and will reap the whirlwind for our sins.
    Thank you.

  • [1] August 27, 2014 at 9:38am

    @ Patriot-Momma,
    Ma’am,
    I know not what The- Monk, you, and others here are supporting. I thought we as citizens want the legal and law enforcement system/ industry to be mature, reasonable, rational, professional, and respectful of the population that they “serve”.
    Why any thinking person would support this childish clap trap of employee Yates is beyond me. This Sunshine Crump person is not an employee of the community nor granted limited immunity and sanctioned to kill for the state. I would hope that all thinking Americans would demand more of a person granted all of this power? But, then again most here rail about the current administration’s immature, unreasonable, irrational, unprofessional, and disrespectful communications because it is beneath the office.
    I happen to agree that this administration is hurting our society and nation not just through policy but with communications. A sense of the office and commitment to the preservation of its’ legitimacy is what is lacking in DC and in Jonesboro. Thank you.

  • [5] August 27, 2014 at 8:59am

    @ makingout,
    Sir/ Ma’am,
    I think you are missing the point about this incident and the law enforcement reaction to it. The issue here is not the use of profiling or not nor the validity of this method as a policing technique.The issue is another law enforcement agency demonstrating that it is incapable of dealing with an issue in a logical, mature, and professional manner.
    MA state law enforcement, along with Boston, have well documented problems of supervision and corruption but if the ever loving PIO can’t even get a responsible message out what the heck are the tax payers of the people’s republic of MA paying for.
    In my opinion this incident provides a small window into the psychology and culture that is the government monopoly law enforcement industry.To paraphrase that great American philosopher Dean Wormer: “Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life, son.”
    Thank you.

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  • [4] August 26, 2014 at 5:05pm

    @ ModeratorMichele TheBlaze Staff
    Ma’am,
    You fulfilled your position description and got the lemmings to move on.
    If editorial policy is to keep the viewers uninformed and numb it appears you and yours are successful.
    Pay no attention to the larger question all of these incidents highlight just praise Beck Says and buy stuff.
    My week began on Sunday centered on the Lord.
    Good grief. Good luck.
    Thank you.

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  • [7] August 26, 2014 at 4:55pm

    @ disabledcovetern,
    Sir/ Ma’am, “not trained these days to respect the property of others”, is an interesting comment. Exactly when was the population asked if it was ok to lower the moral & common sense standards for law enforcement? To my knowledge we, or at least I, was not. This is not a training issue. Grown men & women that routinely destroy others property- a child learns not to do this.
    I know of no study that tabulated or estimated the damage done by law enforcement employees to property when no crime or wrong doing has taken place. I suspect everyone would be shocked to know what that sum was since we are the ones that pay for it.
    Yesterday I was at the VA; had taken an older neighbor since he needed a ride. I witnessed a man in a wheelchair & his female companion loudly abuse a pharmacy tech. A fella sitting nearer to the scene loudly told the two to stop using profanity & yelling. Sure as sugar the VA law enforcement (a total of 5 heroes) immediately had this poor guy by the short hairs and running his identity while the two profaners sauntered out of the building. A younger fella finally got fed up, told these employees harassing the man they screwed up, the couple was being abusive. What did I see? Four of the five around this young man place a hand on their weapon and all give him the get the F*** out of here look. Mistakes happen. Law enforcement appears to not give a gosh darn. When you look you see it everywhere. Thank you.

  • August 24, 2014 at 4:52pm

    Sir/ Ma’am,
    Excellent point. However, most people do not understand that the chiefs association, sheriffs association, tactical officer association, fraternal order etc.; all function as unions too. In fact all of these associations as well as unions are representing the members and they also represent management because they are one and the same.
    Have you ever considered why department policy in many cases is not available to the public. How about academies or training programs?
    All of the training and almost all of the policy that actually runs the law enforcement industry is written by, for, and implemented by all these groups.
    As a tax payer you might ask why all of this secrecy and a lack of anyone other than those directly benefiting from the policy writing and implementing it. If a large number of citizens did in fact ask for these answers the cost of and accountability of the law enforcement industry would be a) a reduction in the cost and b) an increase in department accountability.
    When the person that pays all the bills has no say and cannot even know what is going on law enforcement achieves nirvana. Million dollar payout retirements and gold plated medical plans.
    Thank you.

  • [3] August 24, 2014 at 1:06pm

    @ Tired_of_Pastels
    Sir/ Ma’am, Most people do not understand the amount of compensation that law enforcement employees receive. It is true many departments, especially in FL, do not pay basic patrolmen much. The key; special duty & special training – a bonanza for additional compensation. When you look across the country,analyze how policing & paramilitary units are used, you will begin to understand the financial incentive. You also will see why every stop is worked to create more citations/ arrests.
    DUI task forces are huge money makers for departments & those assigned to them. Employees can receive a doubling of their compensation.
    Drug task forces are the current gold mine for departments because of the legalized theft of property & revenue sharing of confiscated assets. This is why you see huge amounts of revenue generated & shared & many/ most times there are no charges against those that had their assets seized. TN, ID, UT, and CA lead the way in stealing without any crime being committed.
    Finally, the newest & coolest; paramilitary units. The reason why every one horse town is getting a paramilitary unit is the feds are giving huge grants to departments. Second, those selected (the selection criteria is at best suspect in many cases) opens the door to more compensation and potential advancement. Law enforcement is an industry. They make money just not for you. Thank you.

  • [2] August 23, 2014 at 5:09pm

    @ gigeorge
    Sir/ Ma’am,
    ” All three officers are Hispanic, but the Blaze showed a photo of a white cop writing a ticket”
    I happen to be mixed race (Asian and White). I live in south FL, have my own business and work outside most days so my skin is brown.
    Because of my gene pool and where I live many take me for Latin. When I was in the Marine Corps I was called slope or primo and latter rice paddy daddy.
    The man I am, as judged by God and should be judged by man, is found in the totality of my actions, my deeds, and my humanity. The fact that so many have put me in one pile or another based on what they thought my ethnicity/ race is has nothing to do with me and everything to do with those people and their own limitations.
    Thank you.

  • [4] August 22, 2014 at 3:20pm

    @ Red_and_Blue_make_Purple
    Sir/ Ma’am,
    First, what the law enforcement employee did was the right thing. I am mixed race (Asian and White), adopted, and brought to and grew up in this country in the late 60′s and 70′s. I had the good fortune to have a father, mother and siblings accept me into a good Christian home. My parents took me to church, participated in Cub and Boy Scouts, and I followed my father with a career in the Marine Corps.
    Why did I write all of this? Because we, the adults/ elders have screwed up the world we were raised in. When I was a boy any cub or boy scout would have helped Mr. Arnold. Heck any one would have helped him period. What law enforcement employee Benitez did was the right thing, the good thing, the human thing, the Christian thing.
    People in this country better come to terms with what they have created or allowed to be created. There is nothing heroic about helping Mr. Arnold. Helping Mr. Arnold should be routine. If anyone drove past him seeing his need and did not stop shame on you.
    We all better start relearning the Commandments and Golden Rule because everything I read, see, hear, and sense tells me we are about to be tested to our very core.
    Good bless American.
    Thank you.

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  • [24] August 22, 2014 at 11:05am

    @ turkey13,
    Sir/ Ma’am,
    Sheila Jackson Lee is a congress woman from TX 18th district.
    I have no way to judge if she is or to what extent is a racist. I will say that her policies and positions due not support/ benefit her constituents.
    I view her as a part of the barking/ screaming/ inflamers that are so prevalent in politics these days on both sides of the isle.
    Thank you.

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