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Battlefield: The Economics of the Police State | Thomas E. Woods, Jr.

In the modern United States, federal laws are now so numerous and written so broadly and vaguely, that it is nearly impossible to make it through the day without breaking at least one of them. And through it all, an enormous government apparatus of prisons, prosecutors, police, and bureaucrats remains well-funded, powerful, and nearly impossible […]

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Whatever Happened to Peace Officers?

Battlefield: What Happened to “Peace” Officers? (Audio & Video)

In the modern United States, federal laws are now so numerous and written so broadly and vaguely, that it is nearly impossible to make it through the day without breaking at least one of them. And through it all, an enormous government apparatus of prisons, prosecutors, police, and bureaucrats remains well-funded, powerful, and nearly impossible […]

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Whatever Happened to Peace Officers?

Battlefield: Whatever Happened to Peace Officers?

From Mises.org (listen to speech here) Editor’s Note: The following is a selection from a speech by Mises Institute President Jeff Deist at the Southwest Regional Mises Circle in Houston, “The Police State: Know It When You See It,” on January 18, 2014. Today when we use the term peace officer, it sounds antiquated and […]

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Battlefields Across the Country and Here at Home

The federal government blew $60million dollars on equipment they didn’t need.  Fort Pierce “got pushed through” quickly because of the violence here.  The militarization of the police force in Fort Pierce and other towns across the country is turning communities into battlefields Through a 1033 program, the US military is selling cheaply or giving away […]

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Battlefield: Fort Pierce Stories Compared

Battlefield: Fort Pierce Stories Compared This is a sad, sad story of life in Fort Pierce told through two different, but similar stories. The first story. On Tuesday, two men went to a house in Fort Pierce and banged on the door and shot a man dead.  The man opened the garage door and closed […]

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Battlefield Ft. Pierce: A Handgun Escalates Military to DEFCON 3

The St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office and the Fort Pierce Police Department responded to a complaint of loud noise at the 1600 block of Avenue Q in Fort Pierce, at a home across from FK Sweet Elementary School on January 14, 2014. Reports state that two deputies showed up at the home shortly after 3:00pm.  […]

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