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The Land of the Free?

Thursday, December 5, 2013 NATIONAL CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING Entry Points, Street Closures, Security Screenings, and Prohibited Items On Friday, December 6, 2013, the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony will take place on the Ellipse at approximately 4:30 p.m.  The gates … Continue reading

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Police Face Off Against Veterans

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Botched Paramilitary Police Raids

An interactive map of botched SWAT and paramilitary police raids, released in conjunction with the Cato policy paper “Overkill: The Rise of Paramilitary Police Raids,” by Radley Balko. Map Credits: Research and concept by Radley Balko Programming by Lee Laslo. … Continue reading

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Obama Awarding Armored Tanks In Preparation Of Police State

by Thomas Dishaw As we incrementally creep closer to a police state,  the Lewiston Maine Police Department organizes an intimidation campaign to show off the newest crime fighting tools. LPD recently unveiled the 1981 M113APC armored tank and  MARCbot IV robot, … Continue reading

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NH Police View Peaceful Libertarian And Occupy Activists As Terrorists

Police in Concord, New Hampshire have applied for a grant to acquire a $258,000 armored vehicle from the DHS to combat domestic terrorism. According to their application, they cited “active threats” from domestic “terror” groups like Free State Project and … Continue reading

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Militarized police gone wild across America; terrorizing citizens, shooting pet dogs, behaving like occupying military force

America is rapidly devolving into the oppressive police state we’ve been warning readers about. Right now, cops are exhibiting thuggish, out-of-control “mafia” behavior as they run loose across America, terrorizing innocent citizens, shooting up the vehicles of people who are merely driving … Continue reading

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Charlotte Police Department Detains Man For Filming Military Drill On City Property

From YouTube: My friend was arrested by police for filming the military training for martial law and urban assaults in Charlotte, NC. He was released after the police found out you can’t charge someone for “trespassing” on publicly funded property. … Continue reading

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U.S. Military ‘Power Grab’ Goes Into Effect

The manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects offered the nation a window into the stunning military-style capabilities of our local law enforcement agencies. For the past 30 years, police departments throughout the United States have benefitted from the government’s … Continue reading

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Time To Decide How You Want To Live

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We Must Have Our Drones

The city of Monroe, North Carolina has approved the expenditure of $44,000 to buy a mini drone for their police department. I have to wonder why they did not wait until September and spend $399 for a surveillance drone that has a HD camera: Get … Continue reading

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Breakdown of Law and Order: “We Can’t Depend On the Police Department”

Budget cuts across the country have stripped local police departments of personnel at an alarming rate. So much so that Americans from coast-to-coast are now being forced to fend for themselves. Our latest example comes from East Oakland’s Arcadia Park, where … Continue reading

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This Is What Happens When the Police Become Militarized

Spain’s Police Beating Everyone: A Warning To America Source From YouTube: Spain’s police state has spiraled out of control as riot police are now running throughout the streets beating everyone in sight, men and woman, young and old. When the … Continue reading

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America’s Deadliest And Poorest City Set To Disband Its Entire Police Force Over Budget Crisis

While the stock market in the US continues to surge (if not so much in China where the composite is back to 2009 lows) as the relentless liquidity tsunami makes its way into stocks, and other Fed frontrunning instruments, and only there, … Continue reading

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Kidnapping by Mexican police caught on video

MEXICO CITY (AP) — There it was on video: Five heavily armed policemen barge into a hotel in western Mexico before dawn and march out with three handcuffed men in underwear. But police weren’t making an arrest. Prosecutors say they … Continue reading

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