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Behind the Scenes of the Caswell Forfeiture Victory

Last January, a federal court in Massachusetts dismissed a civil forfeiture action against the Motel Caswell, a family-run motel in Tewksbury, handing a complete victory to owners Russell and Patricia Caswell.   In one of the most contentious civil forfeiture fights in the nation, Magistrate Judge Judith G. Dein of the U.S. District Court for […]

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Question and Answer Period – The Police State: Know It When You See It

The speaker panel from the seminar The Police State: Know It When You See It, including Tom Woods, Ron Paul, Lew Rockwell and Jeff Deist answer questions from the audience. Press Play Recorded at the Mises Circle Southwest Regional in Houston, 18 January 2014. Featuring Ron Paul, Lew Rockwell, Tom Woods, and Jeff Deist. Also […]

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Do We Live in a Police State?

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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Battlefield: Utah Police Get MRAP’s and Grenade Launchers

The Department of the Defense seems to be doing their own form of deputizing local police. The DOD is doling out waste from the bloated DOD budget to local officials turning hometowns into battlefields at the expense of the taxpayers. According to an audit conducted April 2013, Utah’s law enforcement agencies have received $2.8 million […]

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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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