The Police State

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DEA Seizes $200 Million from Travelers Using Travel Records

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The drug war enables government agents to seize the property of people never convicted of any crime.

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How the Feds Support Eco-Terrorism

The EnvironmentLegal SystemThe Police StatePolitical Theory


The Federal government likes to play both sides of the environmentalism debate in order to increase its own power.

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America's Police Crisis

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Dr. Ed Stringham writes in the Wall Street Journal on why American's faith in government law-enforcement is at a 20-year low.

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Decentralize the Military: Why We Need Independent Militias

Decentralization and SecessionThe Police StateU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionism


A "well-regulated militia," controlled by the states, was once considered essential to providing a counterweight against federal power.

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How to Really Make America Safe Again

The Police StateWar and Foreign Policy


The greatest threat to American safety is the actions of its own government.

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The Week in Review: July 16, 2016

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Government policing is, after all, a government program. It should be treated accordingly.

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Politicians Target Pikachu

Media and CultureThe Police State


Villainous Team Rocket may not have been able to stop Pikachu, but they are mere amateurs compared to the State.

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The Broken Windows Theory of Policing Has Failed

StrategyThe Police StateTaxes and SpendingPrivate Property


It is time to admit that the Broken Windows theory has failed and the answer lies in limiting police powers, not in expanding them.

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Why We Get More Policing Than We Need: It's "Free"

Legal SystemThe Police StateU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory


Because policing is heavily subsidized by taxpayers, people call the police far more than they would otherwise.

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Too Many Laws: Why Police Encounters Escalate

Legal SystemThe Police StateInterventionism


Many encounters will police escalate to the point of violence because the list of criminal offenses is so long, and the penalties are so draconian.

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