This Is What Totalitarianism Looks Like

BY Herschel Smith
6 years, 7 months ago

This is what totalitarianism looks like in Chris Christie’s New Jersey – you know, the Chris Christie who could be the savior of the GOP if he weren’t such a gun-grabbing totalitarian, jerk and loud mouth himself.

Did this photograph spark a police action that tried to enter a New Jersey home without a warrant? That’s the story being told on a website dedicated to “Open Carry” in the state of Delaware. The title of the story, “The fight has officially been brought to my front door.”

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The young man in the photo is the 11-yr-old son of Shawn Moore. The gun is a .22 rifle, a copy of the AR-15, but a 22 caliber. The photo was posted on Facebook by a proud father. That Facebook posting apparently triggered an anonymous call to New Jersey’s Department of Youth and Family Services (DYFS). On Friday night, March 15th, two representatives from the state’s social services office (along with four local police officers) came to the Moore home and demanded to see the family’s firearms …

Here’s what Moore alleges on the Delaware open carry forum:

    • NJ’s Department of Youth and Family Services (DYFS) came to his home, accompanied by police officers. They claimed to be responding to a call about a photo of a young boy holding a firearm. (photo above)
    • Without a search warrant, DYFS demanded entry into Moore’s home and access to all of his firearms. Moore was not initially there, but his wife called him.
    • With his lawyer listening to the exchange on the phone with police and DFYS, Moore denied entry to his home and access to his safe where he stores his guns.
    • When Moore requested the name of the DFYS representative, she refused to give it to him.
    • After threatening to “take my kids,” the police and Family Services worker left — “empty handed and seeing nothing.”
    • The DYFS worker repeatedly demanded access to the house and for Moore to open his safe where the firearms were stored. She said that the guns should be catalogued and checked to make certain they were “properly registered.” (NJ does not require registration, it is voluntary.)
    • The four police officers acted professionally, they were there at the request of DYFS.
    • The worker refused to identify herself. Mr. Moore demanded that she giver her name. She refused and ran away.
    • As of Tuesday morning, Mr. Nappen believes that DYFS is still pushing for an inspection, “which is not happening.”

Did the poor nanny state trough-feeders run away scared?  Did they fail to get their intended, abused child to the right parents who could raise him without fear of the big, bad guns?  Folks, the only difference between this instance and the one depicted in this picture is that the New Jersey statists and nannies weren’t prepared for resolute action.

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  1. On March 21, 2013 at 8:05 am, Milton Stanley said:

    It’s more like attempted totalitarianism. If we were already living under a totalitarian regime, the Second and Fourth amendments wouldn’t have mattered; Mr. Moore’s children would be wards of the state and he would be disappeared to a gulag somewhere.

    It does look like governments at various places and levels would like to grab totalitarian power, and many Americans, no doubt, would trade their freedoms for the false sense of security that totalitarianism promises (but, of course, never delivers). Citizens like Shawn Moore offer hope that we the people may never allow that to happen.

  2. On March 21, 2013 at 10:22 am, GunRights4US said:

    Mr Moore had best be on his guard in a big way going forward. All of the so-called child protective agencies in this country are staffed by the highest order of busy-bodies who have a long history of thinking they know best how to raise your kid. Being rebuffed once usually results in them coming back with another “assault”. I hope not to hear that Mr Moore is subsequently killed in a SWAT raid and his son is sucked into foster child hell.

  3. On March 21, 2013 at 10:58 am, Harold said:

    Note the “kid” has been well trained, better than CCW licensed by SF DiFi, he’s observing Rule 3.

    NJ seems to be particularly bad about this. Scientist Arthur Robertson has a particularly chilling story about returning home to Oregon from visits to e.g. Nobel level scientists (he trained under the best 20th century chemist) and one of his younger sons came down with an ear infection. He went to a local doctor, left his older kids, including 1 or 2 old enough to supervise, in the pickup truck, and a nosy nurse or whatever went out and tried to question them. They’d been told what to do about strangers asking questions so said nothing.

    The doctor’s office called in DYFS, and the doctor went so far as to prescribe a dangerous IV antibiotic for the son with the infection, just to keep them there longer. Robertson said the #1 thing DYFS was interested in appeared to be how wealthy he was, i.e. how well could he fight them. He promised to stay in the state, then left that night with his family, making sure he’d never return. He never heard from them again.

  4. On March 22, 2013 at 8:51 am, Fu#kObama said:

    My question is: Knowing the government snoops are using facebook and other social media to profile, list, catagorize and ultimately target, why do you even think about using them?

    Don’t help the state and federal busybodies, go dark and stop making things easy for them.

  5. On March 22, 2013 at 2:14 pm, Real Deal 36 said:

    It used to be that nearly every kid America who turned 12 years old got a shotgun as a birthday present (pre-60’s)

    The statists and totalitarians who teach in public (and private) schools and universities have dumbed down the country into being completely devoid of America’s history and roots.

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