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Police Tactics and Community Relations

Battlefield America author John Whitehead talks about the move, largely sponsored by corporate interests, to militarize local police departments, fostering the us vs them (cop vs civilian) mentality. He suggests a move back toward community policing so that police and civilians regard each other as team members not adversaries. If you like the work here […]

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Trump’s Fascist Police State

“We have no choice” but to become a fully realized fascist police state, insists Donald Trump — to the near-orgasmic applause of grassroots Republicans. http://k003.kiwi6.com/hotlink/y9iy80mbab/Freedom_Zealot_Podcast_November_20_2015_.mp3 Source: Freedom zealot podcast november 20 2015 – FreedomZealot – Kiwi6 Mp3 Upload

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Dragged Across the Classroom Floor: It’s Time to Admit That Schools Are Prisons

by Dan Sanchez Richland County, SC — A Spring Valley High School student took her cell phone out in math class.According to her classmate, Tony Robinson Jr., “it was only for a quick second.” But that made no difference to the teacher, who, adhering to the “zero tolerance” policy so common in American schools, demanded she surrender […]

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Pro Libertate: Of Badges and Blasphemy

by William N. Grigg Sheriff Doug Rader of Missouri’s Stone County complains that he is being“attacked” for a “patriotic gesture” – decorating his department’s patrol vehicles with the motto “In God We Trust.” By focusing on a largely symbolic controversy, both the sheriff’s defenders and detractors are ignoring a more tangible threat – the sheriff’s […]

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Police State on Wheels

by John Whitehead: “The Fourth Amendment was designed to stand between us and arbitrary governmental authority. For all practical purposes, that shield has been shattered, leaving our liberty and personal integrity subject to the whim of every cop on the beat, trooper on the highway and jail official. The framers would be appalled.”—Herman Schwartz, The […]

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