A federally deputized corporal from the Houston Police Department decides to pay YOUR small company’s driver to drive YOUR truck to the Mexican border, load it up with illegal drugs, and try to catch some bad guys. He knows that the driver is lying to “the owner” – although he doesn’t know your name or identity and doesn’t bother to find out. The bad guys outwit the cops. Your company’s driver is killed. Your truck is riddled with bullet holes.
Query: is our federal government liable to pay for the damages to you and your property?
Answer: Nope. Believe it or not, Ripley. A federal judge in Houston decided on April 27, 2015, that this is a “discretionary function” of the federal government, and that’s just the way the cookie crumbles. You think we are exaggerating? Read the opinion for yourself, and then post a comment on our webpage, write your Congressman, blog on the Internet, etc. We DO still have First Amendment rights, . . . for now. Doc 59.Memorandum and Opinion.042715, as posted on www.JusticeSeekers.com.