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From agent provocateurs infiltrating peaceful protests, to the suspicious delivery of bricks used to riot with to the unleashing of the militarized police in the US, we are witnessing history unfolding in the land of the free and home of the brave. However, this, along with the sham of COVID-19 …
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“It is often the case that police shootings, incidents where law enforcement officers pull the trigger on civilians, are left out of the conversation on gun violence. But a police officer shooting a civilian counts as gun violence. Every time an officer uses a gun against an innocent or an …
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Article first appeared at The Free Thought Project. One phrase comes to mind when reading the newly proposed list of expectations from the National Fraternal Order of Police of President-elect Trump — This won’t end well. The FOP is the largest police union in America, boasting more than 330,000 members, across 2,200 …
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Article first appeared at The Free Thought Project. Portland, OR — (RT) At least 26 people have been arrested during anti-Trump protests in Portland, Oregon, police say, adding that officers deployed pepper spray as well as “rubber ball distraction devices” to disperse the rally. The demonstration against President-Elect Donald Trump …
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Article first appeared at The Free Thought Project. Heavily-militarized police decked in riot gear and armed to the teeth, arrived by MRAP and other military-grade vehicles to a Dakota Access Pipeline construction site — not to crack down on a violent and destructive riot — but to break up … …
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For the first time, the federal government is actually recalling military equipment that was granted to local law enforcement. Some agencies, including right here in Georgia, are angry. But do local police need to be so heavily militarized? This is a Reality Check you won’t see anywhere else. Ben Swann …
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Unless you’ve been under a rock, or you only get your information from mainstream media — who is all but completely ignoring it — you’ve likely seen the utterly disturbing police state measures being rolled out in Australia in the ostensible reaction to the pandemic. Though the pandemic has largely …
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No-Knock raids have been a problem from their inception.  Since no evidence of a crime has been committed, but only enough suspicion for someone, their home or their belongings to be searched, that person should be within their rights to simply answer the door and submit to the warrant without …
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“When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men in a society, over the course of time they create for themselves a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it.” ― Frédéric Bastiat, French economist If there is an absolute maxim by which …
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For many years, those of us who are libertarians have been complaining about the war on drugs. As usual, in George Floyd’s death, the Republicans and the Democrats have missed the big picture, failed to see the problem, and bickered and fought over the detail.  They’ve basically fiddled while Rome …
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