Showing results for tag "police state"
The only answer to the War on Drugs is a repeal of prohibition.
What happens after Trump’s inauguration could change everything… in sudden, unexpected ways.
Doug Casey on what he's learned from his fascinating exchanges with customs agents over the years.
It's crucial for your personal freedom to know the difference between committing a real crime and breaking the law.
Arbitrarily revoking citizenship and passports have always been hallmarks of authoritarianism.
I’ve almost become numb to horrendous videos like these...
A single government employee’s suspicion or ill will is enough to push the bureaucratic launch button and start your nightmare.
Civil forfeitures allow police to seize property (including cash, cars, and even homes) without having to prove the owners are guilty of a crime.
Doug weighs in on the real scandal… the one you’re not reading in mass media.
Politicians hike property taxes to pay for police abuse lawsuit.
The cashless society is the IRS’s dream: total knowledge of, and control over, the finances of every single American.
Governments hate it when you use cash, as its harder for them to track and control. They have now accelerated the international War on Cash.
Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program.
John Oliver has the details on a disturbing police practice known as civil asset forfeiture.
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Never in my life have I seen a round of applause like this one…
It would appear that, in the US, the clock is ticking. We are now seeing the quiet before the storm.
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Police are using war zone equipment and tactics more frequently.
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With civil forfeiture, police can seize property without proving guilt.
In the not-too-distant future, sociopolitical and economic conditions in the US will be changing dramatically, affecting tens of millions of Americans.
In recent years, stories coming from those who cross the Canadian/US border have become increasingly like those of the caricatures seen in the films of fifty years ago, depicting East European countries that were under the control of the USSR.
When we discover that the government that we have been brought up to believe exists for our protection has become no less than the greatest threat to our well-being, we may behave in the way described by Lamar Keene.
It is almost as if Orwell's 1984 had been used as a guide in creating the new USA.
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Nobody paying attention should have been surprised last week when the US government effectively shut down for US citizens Intrade, the popular website that lets users bet on the outcome of future real-world events. This illustrates yet another example of the need for Americans to internationally diversify, and the increasingly smaller world for them.
When did America cease to be the model of justice to the world and a paradigm for institutionalized corruption? Dale Sinner discusses the state of the US legal system and what seems to be a continuing trend towards something quite different than what the Founding Fathers would have intended.
Recently, an International Man member e-mailed us a video about a man from Illinois who faces life in prison for filming the police without written permission.