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How Much Do Taxpayers Pay For Police Misconduct?

Police brutality and misconduct lawsuits are a point of growing contention for many involved in the political arena. Obviously, victims of police abuse deserve to be compensated for their damages. The problem is that it isn’t the police departments or the at-fault officers themselves that are monetarily held accountable in a misconduct lawsuit. It is the hard working taxpayers of ...

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‘Full-Scale’ Terror Attack Drill Acclimates Public To Police State

Six sites in D.C., Northern Virginia and Maryland will play host to a “full-scale” terror drill on Wednesday that will include hundreds of volunteer crisis actors, emergency medical personnel, police and fire officials. According to a press release on Tuesday from the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG): Law enforcement officials and other first responders will participate in a full-scale exercise on ...

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Why Government Policing Monopolies Can Neither Serve Nor Protect You

In 1920, the great Austrian economist Ludwig von Mises expanded on what is known as the “economic” or “socialist calculation problem” in his work, Economic Calculation in the Socialist Commonwealth. Mises described the nature of the price system under capitalism and described how individual subjective values are translated into the objective information (prices) necessary for rational allocation of resources. Calculation ...

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The Case Against Traffic Laws

The average American pays around 56 percent of their adjusted income in all state, local, and federal taxes – not to mention the hidden tax of inflation courtesy of Federal Reserve meddling, which has devalued our currency by over 95 percent over the last century. If that wasn’t enough, like vultures, highway men of all stripes are sent out by ...

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Massachusetts Legalizes Cannabis, Cops Keep Arresting People

Cannabis legalization has been a highly contested issue in Massachusetts during the last decade. Possession of less than an ounce of the drug was first decriminalized in 2008. A 2012 law then allowed for 35 outlets to be licensed to sell medical marijuana. Finally, recreational use was legalized at the end of last year. The process has been arduous. After legalizing medical use ...

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Family Needs Our Help: Sign Petition and Demand a Proper Investigation Into Stewart Peppers’ Death

A Tennessee family in still looking for answers regarding the death of 22-year-old Stewart Peppers. Peppers, a champion body builder, died on April 29, 2013 after he was arrested and held for three days in the Washington County jail. Family members, who run the “Justice for Stewart Peppers” Facebook page told Police State Daily that the incident involved an “extreme ...

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The Answer To The Police State

Like most legitimate movements of public outcry, elements seeking to further their own agenda soon take hold. Take the Tea Party Movement for instance, or Occupy Wall Street. In what was originally a grass roots resistance against tax increases, bailouts, and Obamacare, the Tea Party movement was quickly subdued by social conservatives like Sarah Palin and Ted Cruz. Attend most ...

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Political Correctness Means A Draconian Police State

The term “thought police” was popularized by George Orwell in his 1949 dystopian novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four. In the book, Orwell’s Thought Police are charged with uncovering and punishing “thought-crime” and thought-criminals throughout the fictional superstate of Oceania. The secret police agency uses propaganda, psychological methods, and omnipresent surveillance to search, find, monitor, and arrest members of society who could potentially ...

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Deep State Takes Down Trump Adviser: The Implications For Accountability

Politics is full of contradictions. Even if they are not expressed philosophically, party politics in particular exemplify inconsistency. Take the recent resignation of Trump administration National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. Presented by the Trump White House as a matter of eroding trust, the implications amount to what some have called a “political assassination.” In a briefing on Wednesday, press secretary ...

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Cops: Eating Out The Substance Of Their Own Countrymen

Every government employee is morally suspect, this is true. Involved in violent expropriation (taxation), government workers add no net gain to society as they simply confiscate resources from one group to give to another. In fact they provide a net lose as their prima facie existence is dependent on still more tax dollars. State enforcers, like police officers however, have reserved ...

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This Is What Thanksgiving Looks Like In A Police State

[ssba] In a show of security theater that exemplifies the further acclimation of the public to the mounting draconian police presence in cities across the nation, the New York City police department deployed a record number of officers to patrol the 89th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving day parade on Thursday. Clad in military style attire and peering off rooftops while pointing ...

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The Surveillance State Couldn’t Prevent The Paris Attacks – So Why Expand It?

[ssba] In the wake of the unfortunate and diabolical terrorist attacks perpetrated in Paris, the international surveillance and intelligence communities have responded with a predictable refrain: give us more power and give us more money. Never mind that it has been reported that French and German intelligence agencies knew about the attacks one month in advance, only in government does ...

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PC Insanity Turns University Of Missouri Into Mini Police State

[ssba] In an epic display of the totalitarian nature of political correctness, “protests” at the University of Missouri have culminated with an email being sent out by campus police urging students to call the cops if they experience “Hateful and/or Hurtful Speech.” The protests were spurned after the African-American student government president claimed that in September, people in a passing ...

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Prosecutors Give Armed Robber Plea Deal To Avoid Disclosing ‘Stingray’ Surveillance Practices

[ssba] Rather than have police disclose the controversial ‘stingray’ surveillance practices that lead to the arrest of an armed robber, state prosecutors in Tallahassee, Florida have opted instead to grant the man a plea deal in order to keep from having to reveal the methods they used to catch him. 20-year-old Tadrae McKenzie and two buddies robbed a small-time pot ...

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