The Blue Tent Sky: How the Left's War on Guns Cost Me My Son and My Freedom

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eBook The Blue Tent Sky How the Left s War on Guns Cost Me My Son and My Freedom Life is messy And failed relationships police overreach legal incompetence and judicial bias can make it not only

eBook The Blue Tent Sky: How the Left's War on Guns Cost Me My Son and My Freedom Life is messy. And failed relationships, police overreach, legal incompetence, and judicial bias can make it not only messier but simply intolerable. Brian Aitken experienced all of these things as his life spiraled out of control and he ended up in a prison suit with the clank of metal doors behind him. If not for the compassionate, timely -- and frankly surprising -- intervention of Governor Christie, he'd still be there now. The facts of Brian's case are as messy and convoluted as they come, and yet in this clear-eyed and well-paced memoir he is able to unravel a complicated narrative, and convey the crushing effect of a legal system out of control, as it systematically pushed him to the very gates of hell. There is despair, redemption, hope, and humor in this book, and it is one of those rare memoirs that is as compelling as a good novel.. The Blue Tent Sky: How the Left's War on Guns Cost Me My Son and My Freedom Viral Books In 2010 Brian Aitken was sentenced to seven years in prison for possessing firearms he legally owned He lost everything and spent four months in prison before Governor Chris Christie demanded his release and taking his case to the Supreme Court This is his story.. Brian Aitken is a marketing and communications professional who served as the first Director of New Media for the Foundation for Economic Education and the Head of Creative Strategy for Emergent Order He supervised global campaigns for Adobe while at Edelman Digital the interactive arm of the world s largest PR firm and is the publisher and Chief Creative Strategist for Alister Paine Magazine He lives over the mountain from New Paltz, New York with his wife and their two dogs, Frankenstein and Rockefeller.In 2010, Brian Aitken was sentenced to seven years in prison for possessing firearms he legally owned He spent four months behind bars before Governor Chris Christie demanded his release.. Bestseller Books The Blue Tent Sky: How the Left's War on Guns Cost Me My Son and My Freedom Life is messy. And failed relationships, police overreach, legal incompetence, and judicial bias can make it not only messier but simply intolerable. Brian Aitken experienced all of these things as his life spiraled out of control and he ended up in a prison suit with the clank of metal doors behind him. If not for the compassionate, timely -- and frankly surprising -- intervention of Governor Christie, he'd still be there now. The facts of Brian's case are as messy and convoluted as they come, and yet in this clear-eyed and well-paced memoir he is able to unravel a complicated narrative, and convey the crushing effect of a legal system out of control, as it systematically pushed him to the very gates of hell. There is despair, redemption, hope, and humor in this book, and it is one of those rare memoirs that is as compelling as a good novel.

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  • Brian D. Aitken Post author

    Brian Aitken is a marketing and communications professional who served as the first Director of New Media for the Foundation for Economic Education and the Head of Creative Strategy for Emergent Order He supervised global campaigns for Adobe while at Edelman Digital the interactive arm of the world s largest PR firm and is the publisher and Chief Creative Strategist for Alister Paine Magazine He lives over the mountain from New Paltz, New York with his wife and their two dogs, Frankenstein and Rockefeller.In 2010, Brian Aitken was sentenced to seven years in prison for possessing firearms he legally owned He spent four months behind bars before Governor Chris Christie demanded his release.

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  • Life is messy And failed relationships, police overreach, legal incompetence, and judicial bias can make it not only messier but simply intolerable Brian Aitken experienced all of these things as his life spiraled out of control and he ended up in a prison suit with the clank of metal doors behind him If not for the compassionate, timely and frankly surprising intervention of Governor Christie, he d still be there now The facts of Brian s case are as messy and convoluted as they come, and yet in [...]


  • For anyone interested in personal freedom, firearms laws, individual rights, or an inside look at an extremely arbitrary and capricious legal system, this book is a must read The early part of Brian s story is immediately recognizable an acrimonious divorce followed by parental alienation, but it soon spirals into a horribly Kafkaesque nightmare culminating in a seven year prison sentence for the crime of moving one s lawfully owned firearms from one residence to another While gripping, the book [...]


  • A searing memoir, by turns poignant, humorous, and maddening, about Brian Aitken s horrific journey through America s broken criminal justice system Arrested for exercising his Second Amendment right to own guns, Brian was unjustly convicted and sentenced to prison, where he languished until Gov Christie granted his clemency petition But the effects of that unjust conviction continue to plague Brian today This book is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand how the system really wor [...]


  • I remember when this occurred I lived in New Jersey at the time, read about it in my local paper, and felt outraged by the injustice I didn t know about his visitation issues, I just knew that he was arrested for transporting his legally owned handguns unloaded in his vehicle after his mother dialed 911 and then hung up New Jersey s gun laws and gun paranoia are absurd I now live out West where the second amendment is understood and honored Out here guns are a part of life and hunting rifles are [...]


  • The miscarriage of justice by Judge James Morley, who was removed from the bench by Gov Christie and the prosecutor Robert Bernardi colluded to convict an innocent man and sentence him to 7 years, because they do not like gun owners.





  • I remember someone telling me, We have a legal system, not a justice system This book points that out in a very poignant way, the wrong person ended up behind bars, convicted of legally owning firearms, high capacity mags, and hollow point bullets For their actions, a judge, a district prosecuting attorney, and all the brilliant lawmakers that passed poorly written laws needed to trade places with Brian Aitken.



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