police state

why the fireworks?

July 4, 2015
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why the fireworks?

The United States Celebrates Independence Day — a Time for Re-evaluation By Janet Phelan The fourth of July. This is the day for Americans to go down to the beach with a picnic basket loaded up with ham sandwiches and to drink more beer than can possibly be recommended during the work week. This is…

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hiding in plain sight

July 1, 2015
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Christmas 2014 was reportedly awful for retailers. In fact all of 2014 was bad for retail sales. Ditto Christmas 2013 and that year itself. Rather obvious to all of us is the decline in discretionary spending. Shops and chain stores are closing down. Vacancies in retail outlets are way up. Retail is continuing a long…

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the death of free speech

July 1, 2015
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The Emergence of Orwellian Newspeak By John W. Whitehead from The Rutherford Institute “If you don’t want a man unhappy politically, don’t give him two sides to a question to worry him; give him one. Better yet, give him none. Let him forget there is such a thing as war. If the government is inefficient,…

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killing a free country

June 26, 2015
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May 1919 at Dusseldorf, Germany, the allied forces discovered a copy of these ‘Rules.’ They were first printed in the United States in the ‘Bartlesville (Oklahoma) Examiner-Enterprise’ the same year, 1919. Almost 20 years later, in 1946, the attorney general of Florida obtained them from a known member of the Communist Party, who acknowledged that…

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The President Gets it Wrong (Again) on 2nd Amendment Rights

June 18, 2015
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The President Gets it Wrong (Again) on 2nd Amendment Rights

No doubt, you have heard the news. Nine people were tragically murdered in a South Carolina church last night. And, as we have come to expect, anti-gun politicians like President Barack Obama are already using the tragedy to attack our Second Amendment rights. The following response is what Gun Owners of America posted on its…

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just as we were beginning to feel left out

June 17, 2015
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just as we were beginning to feel left out

Military movements on the northern border: “It is reminiscent of the Soviet Union” June 17, 2015 6:10 am EDT Photo: SHTFPlan.com By Jeremiah Johnson | SHTFPlan.com Jeremiah Johnson is a retired Green Beret of the United States Army Special Forces (Airborne) and a graduate of the U.S. Army’s SERE school (Survival Evasion Resistance Escape). You…

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Unmarked Cop Cars

May 30, 2015
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Unmarked Cop Cars

Making The Roads Less Safe by eric • May 28, 2015 • 50 Comments Wouldn’t it be easier if they just hit us all with another once-annually additional “fee” (that is, another tax) that would be due Jan. 1 and otherwise left us alone on the roads unless we actually caused an accident? Instead of…

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then they came for me

May 27, 2015
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then they came for me

When They Come for the Smaller Groups. . . . May 23, 2015 Bojidar Marinov 17 comments First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a Socialist. Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a Trade Unionist.…

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Turning America into a Battlefield

April 28, 2015
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Turning America into a Battlefield

A Blueprint for Locking Down the Nation By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist. We must never let the…

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living in a war zone

April 23, 2015
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Battlefield America: The War on the American People By John W. Whitehead “A government which will turn its tanks upon its people, for any reason, is a government with a taste of blood and a thirst for power and must either be smartly rebuked, or blindly obeyed in deadly fear.”—John Salter We have entered into…

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why cops murder innocents

April 11, 2015
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why cops murder innocents

LNC Chair Nicholas Sarwark says murder charge against Walter Scott’s killer is only first step Libertarian National Committee Chair Nicholas Sarwark released the following statement today: “Mere words are insufficient to describe my outrage over the murder of Walter Scott by a man in a police uniform. “A man was pulled over for an alleged…

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Can Evil Be Defeated

April 5, 2015
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Can Evil Be Defeated

by Paul Craig Roberts from LewRockwell.com John W. Whitehead is a constitutional attorney. As head of the Rutherford Institute he is actively involved in defending our civil liberties. Being actively involved in legal cases, he experiences first hand the transformation of law from a shield of the American people into a weapon in the hands…

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The Real Reason Police Get Shot

March 16, 2015
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The Real Reason Police Get Shot

by Christopher Cantwell Hint: It’s not about race Checking the headlines today, and there’s all this buzz about a couple of cops getting shot in Ferguson, MO. The city has been a hotbed of violence and tension since the shooting of Michael Brown, a black man, and especially since the white police officer who shot…

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NSA: collect it all

March 5, 2015
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NSA: collect it all

The Necessity of ‘Citizenfour’ from The Nation by Ali Gharib Mathilde Bonnefoy, Laura Poitras and Dirk Wilutzky pose with the Oscar for best documentary feature for their work on Citizenfour on February 22, 2015. (AP/Jordan Strauss) Last year at the Oscars, I thought The Act of Killing, Joshua Oppenheimer’s innovative examination of mass killings in…

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war stories

February 21, 2015
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war stories

What did you do in the war, Grampa? Well … I … Uh … I… Well… I, uh, I held the commoners down while the elites raped them. What’s it going to be like in 30 years for those JBTs who spent the early part of the 21st Century cracking skulls, chemically spraying, gunning down…

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terrorist manufacturing

February 11, 2015
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terrorist manufacturing

Released Guantanamo Terrorist Killed in Afghanistan, Recruiting for ISIS Fellow Conservative, We’ve been trying to stop Obama from releasing terrorists from Guantanamo Bay for months. Our argument is simple: if these extremists are released back to the Middle East, they will take up arms against the United States. This Guantanamo lament comes in a constant…

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Waze

February 4, 2015
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Waze

One of the clearest indications you live in a police state – or one well on its way to becoming one – is “rules for us” (you and me) and “rules for them” (government officials and enforcers). This manifests in numerous ugly ways, the latest being the controversy over an app called Waze. Among other…

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Public Safety Bag

January 5, 2015
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Public Safety Bag

Huh??? You gotta be kidding me! “Public Safety Bag” Ohmygosh, these people are crazy. Belay that… Baaaaa Somehow they were lulled into a headspace where they can imagine everything as a threat and absolute lack of privacy as The Answer. In the checkout line of the grocery store is this wonderous display of see-through bags…

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Ferguson

December 17, 2014
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By by Andrew P. Napolitano Those disturbances also revealed the difficulties of hardworking black families trying to make decent lives for themselves by endeavoring to leave the inner cities and, as basketball player-turned-philosopher Charles Barkley stated, the opportunities of inner city “scumbags” willing to steal and pillage and incite for some temporary material or political…

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Pack vs herd vs lone individuals

December 10, 2014
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from Living Freedom by Claire Wolfe Yesterday Mike Vanderboegh re-printed a classic that I’d missed first time around even though it riffs on a classic of my own — asking that ever-pertinent question, “When is it time?” Mike uses the sorry example of the Weimar German Reichsbanner to show how even the prepared can tragically…

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no hesitation targets

December 8, 2014
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no hesitation targets

I first posted these as you and I are the targets March 9, 2013 at Idaholiberty.com It is a piece of the police state that has been growing from long before that, including equipping local police forces with military equipment (lyingly called “surplus”) and training appropriate for a hostile, occupying army. While mainstream media and…

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“It stops here.”

December 8, 2014
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 December 5, 2014 Claire Wolfe see the original: “It stops here.” at The Zelman Partisans “It stops here.” So declared Eric Garner, vendor of “loosies” — individual cigarettes sold to evade New York state and New York City’s deliberately punitive tobacco taxes. He continued, “I’m minding my business, officer. I’m minding my business. Please just…

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inside view of Ferguson protection

December 3, 2014
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inside view of Ferguson protection

The Ferguson Conundrum Solved By Community Security   This article comes from personalliberty.com by Brandon Smith Many times in the past I have discussed the concept of what I call the “non-participation principle,” but often people misinterpret what “non-participation” really entails. Such a strategy does not mean an individual activist or group simply refuses to…

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the WHY shows up

December 1, 2014
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the WHY shows up

Yesterday I assembled information and links to a number of glaring oddities surrounding the Ferguson protests, riots, arsons and responses. Clearly USofA federal agents are doing some of the damage and a lot of the stirring up (see Ferguson, protests, looting, violence). I could figure some of their motivations, but felt I was missing something.…

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Ferguson, protests, looting, violence

November 30, 2014
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Ferguson, protests, looting, violence

Riots, arson, militarized police, anti-police, racism … This is all over the mainstream news as well as the Internet. We know it goes beyond one cop killing one man. The Internet links it a lot more closely to the recent militarization of police forces in the USofA, as well as the “no hesitation targets” and…

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