Skip to comments.SWAT Team Raids Man's Home Over Student Loans
Posted on 06/08/2011 8:54:30 AM PDT by RIghtwardHo
"Kenneth Wright does not have a criminal record and he had no reason to believe a S.W.A.T team would be breaking down his door at 6 a.m. on Tuesday."
(Excerpt) Read more at michellemalkin.com ...
If this doesn't mobilize the biggest of protests, we might as well just pack up all the flags and surrender. I am outraged like I have never been outraged before.
Seems the County guys admit that they don't have enough to do so they participate in "dangerous" search warrant services.
What if the homeowner had appeared with a gun to protect his family from the home invastion, SWAT would have been all too happy to unloaded on him.
I just don’t understand how this is even possible in our country. Very sad.
There are MANY people in default on student loans from this craptastic economy Obama is reigning over. Many will have a fear button hit in them and it will turn to anger where there wasn’t anger before. At Obama.
He is being very foolish allowing the DOE to pull this crap. THIS may cause riots before food and gas prices do.
I doubt riots. But I do NOT doubt “pay back”. I think a lot of cops are going to get visits at THEIR homes soon. Do I condone it? Nope. But I think it is going to happen.
At least they didn’t shoot him 60+ times in front of his kids...
Well, since the federal government took over student loans, the days of bill collectors are gone I guess and SWAT teams will be sent instead. The article says they were federal agents from the DoE’s Office of Inspector General...why the hell does DoE even have law enforcement officers? Scary scary stuff.
I read the story and couldn’t find where it was in reference to student loans. I am completely opposed to the department of education having any sworn law enforcement officers, but could this be some kind of criminal matter like embezzelment, theft, or fraud? If so it should be FBI. But before this goes revolutionary, where does it say it was over an unpaid student loan?
Good for him he didn’t try to defend his home, or just hold a golf club menacingly.
I wonder if Obama is going to say that the Federal Department of Education SWAT Team “acted stupidly”...
This is from the story at the TV station’s web-site:
“The U.S. Department of Education issued the search and called in the S.W.A.T for his wife’s defaulted student loans.”
At the end of the video the reporter says, Stockton PD provided one patrol car, the door was not kicked in and they were never held against their will. Something here is very screwy.
Here is a link:
Now, think about how the IRS is going to collect on missed monthly payments for Obamakkkare insurance. And if you go to court, you will be going to a federal court in a distant city ~ the hotel bills alone should bankrupt you.
With private insurance doing private things for private American citizens we use local police and the county courthouse to settle accounting disputes.
The story as given is confusing. I gather that this guy’s estranged wife is the person who owes DOE money. But she doesn’t live there.
Of course, anyone who has tried to tell some branch of a federal bureaucracy that someone no longer lives there will realize that any such communication is pretty hopeless.
Questions arise. Is the victim of this outrage a gun owner?
Does he have a history of violent behavior? Why a SWAT team and not a process server or a sheriff’s officer?
I might understand backup being present and available if the first two answers were yes. But an assault team seems beyond the pale, even in that case.
A full explanation needs to be forthcoming from all concerned, and a massive lawsuit filed.
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