Perception : It is what you see.


  To give you an example..  This Blog, as the title says, is "My View of the World by Joe" and as such it is my view of things based on how I perceive them...  I will admit that I am not a journalist.  I do not go racing out to the news so that… Continue reading Perception : It is what you see.

What are Our Needs? is that the same as Our Rights?


      As we debate the issue of what the 2nd Amendment really means, and who it really applies to, we are also debating the rights associated with 9 other amendments that also form th Bill of Rights.   Here is a nice link to the Bill of Rights Institute, which not only give… Continue reading What are Our Needs? is that the same as Our Rights?

Another Myth Disspelled? “To Serve and To Protect”?


One of the many things that the Angeles Police Department is  famous for is the phrase "To Serve and Protect".  It was selected as a motto by the LAPD Academy in 1955 and has been used by many Police Departments since then.... So maybe the Emeryville Police Department should get their own motto.  They could use this one… Continue reading Another Myth Disspelled? “To Serve and To Protect”?

Attention Contract and Serial Killers….


It would appear that the spirit of Barney Fife is alive, well and working for the Bradenton Beach Police Department.... About two years ago Sheena Morris was found hanging in a Bradenton Beach Motel shower, Bradenton Police quickly determined that it was a suicide.  It was, if you listen to the Bradenton Beach Police, a… Continue reading Attention Contract and Serial Killers….

Should you be able to legally Defend yourself, or others?


The Trayvon Martin case prompted a new look at the Stand Your Ground Laws, and specifically the one in Florida.. One of the questions that come up is this : Should Neighborhood Watch people be armed?  Are they Law Enforcement?  No. They are observers, and therefore they should "observe and report" only..  This means that they should NOT CONFRONT suspects who… Continue reading Should you be able to legally Defend yourself, or others?