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The law calls the following acts theft, vandalism, and terrorism, especially when no notice or warrant is served and it occurs outside lawful court authority.

Black's Law Dictionary 4th Edition provides legal definitions for some of the words we are using to describe what happened to us. We think you will agree our use of these terms is accurate and quite appropriate.

May mean to omit, fail, or forbear to do a thing that can be done, or that is required to be done, but it may also import an absence of care or attention in the doing or omission of a given act. State v. Sheldon, 135 Okl. 278, 276 P. 468, 472; Same v. Butterfield, 138 Oki. 112, 276 P. 473.

And it may mean a designed refusal or unwillingness to perform one's duty. In re Perkins, 234 Mo.App. 716, 117 S.W.2d 686, 692.

The term is used in the law of bailment as synonymous with "negligence." But the latter word is the closer translation of the Latin "negligentia."

Culpable Neglect. In this phrase, the word "culpable" means not only criminal, but censurable. As he has merely lost a right of action which he might voluntarily relinquish, and has wronged nobody but himself, culpable neglect to preserve rights conveys the idea of neglect which exists where the loss can fairly be ascribed to the party's own carelessness, improvidence, or folly. State ex rel. Fulton v. Coburn, 133 Ohio St. 192, 12 N.E.2d 471, 477.

The omission to do something which a reasonable man, guided by those ordinary considerations which ordinarily regulate human affairs, would do, or the doing of something which a reasonable and prudent man would not do.

Culpable Negligence. Failure to exercise that degree of care rendered appropriate by the particular circumstances, and which a man of ordinary prudence in the same situation and with equal experience would not have omitted.

Gross Negligence, The Intentional failure to perform a manifest duty in reckless disregard of the consequences as affecting the life or property of another; such a gross want of care and regard for the rights of others as to justify the presumption of willfulness and wantonness.

The intentional doing of a wrongful act without just cause or excuse, with an intent to inflict an injury or under circumstances that the law will imply an evil intent. Luikart v. Miller, Mo., 48 S.W.2d 867, 871. Cottle v. Johnson, 179 N.C. 426, 102 S.E. 769, 770.

The use or threat of violence to intimidate or cause panic, esp. as a means of achieving a political end.
See 18 USCA § 2331.
“Terrorism as a tactic has a very long history and generally refers to the intentional use of terror-induced fear by an individual or group to amplify the effects of a strategic act of violence. It has often been associated with actors who are at a distinct military or tactical disadvantage against a larger threat or enemy, and who have a limited capacity to strike back on an equal or sustained basis; hence, the perceived need to use a strategy that would enhance an otherwise limited capacity. Nevertheless, it is also possible for dominant actors, including states, to utilize terror-based tactics, sometimes due to a perceived lack of more creative strategic options, and sometimes due to a sense of impunity and superiority. Regardless of the actors or their motivation, at least in contemporary practice, terrorism is always and everywhere in violation of international law.” Darren C. Zook, ‘Terrorism,’ in 4 The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace 145, 145 (Nigel J. Young ed., 2010).
Black’s Law Dictionary 10th Edition

The noun "ambush" means (1) the act of attacking an enemy unexpectedly from a concealed station; (2) a concealed station, where troops or enemies lie in wait to attack by surprise, an ambuscade; (3) troops posted in a concealed place for attacking by surprise. The verb "ambush" means to lie in wait, to surprise, to place in ambush.
Dale County v. Gunter, 46 Ala. 118, 142, referred to in Darneal v. State, 14 Okl.Cr. 540, 174 P. 290, 292, 1 A.L.R. 638.
Black’s Law Dictionary 4th Edition

Quotes from North American Van Lines on packing...They knew better.
Packing a dining room takes care and attention to detail, since so many fragile items are involved. That’s why we offer special dish-pack moving cartons and cellular dividers for stemware.
Packing Table Leaves
Large and awkwardly-shaped, table leaves can easily get scratched or damaged in a move. Wrap table leaves in paper pads, and tape them closed…
Moving Dining Room Furniture
Your professional packing crew will use shrink wrap on large, upholstered pieces of furniture.

Your professional movers will shrink wrap your large, upholstered items to keep them safe during your move … Couch cushions and pillows can be packed in large moving boxes, and the corners of your tables can be protected with cardboard pieces.
Some large TVs, such as big screen or plasma television sets, will need to be crated in advance of moving day.

It Happened To Us - Idaho Ranch Theft, Vandalism, Acts of Mortgage Terrorism
It Happened To Us - Idaho Ranch Theft, Vandalism, Acts of Mortgage Terrorism
It Happened To Us - Idaho Ranch Theft, Vandalism, Acts of Mortgage Terrorism

It Happened To Us - Idaho Ranch Theft, Vandalism, Acts of Mortgage Terrorism
It Happened To Us - Idaho Ranch Theft, Vandalism, Acts of Mortgage Terrorism

It Happened To Us - Idaho Ranch Theft, Vandalism, Acts of Mortgage Terrorism

Layer after layer revealed more damage, more maliciousness and willful destruction. This is our family's New Zealand Pine Table. Our daughter Amanda had claimed it for her dining room table in her home. Someone purposefully, intentionally, and maliciously made the choice to ruin it when they put it into the storage unit. Why? What did our table ever do to anyone other than offer them a free meal in a warm, cozy log home with a kindhearted giving family. So what did they do? This special ordered formal dining table was not wrapped in blankets or other protective material. It was left sitting on its end directly on concrete. New Zealand pine is one of the softest woods used for furniture building. The beveled edge from the pressure of being on its end with heavy weight stacked on top was scarred and ruined. It appears the table was drug across the unit on its side. As you can see in the picture above, a pressure washer was leaning against it on one side. It was wedged in between an antique oak dry sink with large boxes on the other side. A new Camp Chef stove, which incidentally had a nice carrying bag available for transport, was left put together and forced between boxes and the table creating a long deep gash across the top of the table as you can see in the pictures. This table has always been covered with a glasstop we had custom made for the table when we ordered the table. Meals were served with a table pad, table cloth and clear vinyl table cloth protector over the glass top to protect and preserve the beauty of the wood. Not only was the table abused, but the table legs were placed unwrapped in another storage unit. The chairs were poked, suspended, stacked on, and crammed into precarious positions all over both units. We will not know if all the hardware has been found until we are in a position to put the table together. What lawful purpose or reasonable justification could there be to destroy a family heirloom? With the epidemic level social crisis issues Idaho is currently battling, the State of Idaho should be buying families willing to eat meals together tables, not destroying their tables to punish them for being conservative, close knit families. This has nothing to do with a foreclosure, eviction, or ejection. This represents mob boss style intimidation tactics and the malicious persecution of an innocent American family. What happened to us is wrong and those responsible need to be held accountable. It happened to us. It could happen to you.