Today, we live in a world of the progressives’ creation, somewhere halfway between socialism and liberty. It is a volatile mixture. It is a world increasingly ruled by force; force wielded by a powerfully armed government. Whether it is the force of the income tax, the force of compulsory education, the force of regulation, or the force of law enforcement the effects are clear to all willing to see: a society becoming sicker and more aggressive.Read more »
Google now posts regular "Transparency Reports" the include not only private content removal requests but also requests made by the US Government via court orders and law enforcement officials. The breakdown shows requests to remove content (mostly on YouTube) due to various reasons such as violence, privacy, and defamation.
The most interesting stat is that Google has complied with only 42% of the requests.Read more »
A reported kidnapping in Yuba City proved to be little more than a misunderstanding Tuesday but not before law enforcement responded in force, said Lt. Tom Tappe.
Lewis was not arrested and was released, pending review of requested charges by the district attorney, which would likely only be a misdemeanor of disturbing the peace, Tappe said.Read more »
Police pay and number of citations apparently have a direct relationship.Read more »
That's another big problem. People can't separate the authority and the people who have the authority vested in them. I think you see that a lot in the demonstrations. Cause actually the people are demonstrating not against Vietnam -- they're demonstrating against the police department. Actually, against policemen. Because they have that concept -- that the law and the law enforcement are one.Read more »
Is this part of government protecting society? Are we supposed to accept this as being part of a process called the criminal “justice” system?Read more »
I was outside my residence late at night having a cigarette when a police officer decided to harass me for my I.D. He drove around the corner and saw me putting my cigarette out and throwing it in the dumpster. He got out of his squad car and asked me what I was doing. I said hi and told him my first name, then I explained that I live here in the apartment complex and that I usually stay up late and was just out having a smoke. He asked if I had ID and I told him I didn't have any on me because I don't take my wallet out with me when I'm home just to go have a smoke.Read more »
The researchers concluded that power and corruption benefit society; without law enforcers, individuals have less incentive to cooperate and without power and corruption, law enforcers have less incentive to do their job.Read more »
The whole justification for police to get tasers in the first place was to subdue potentially violent suspects -- but it's gone way, way, past that.Read more »
Gov. Bob Riley's gambling task force uses hundreds of state troopers to raid, intimidate, and steal these legal business's money costing the tax payers hundreds of thousands of dollars in an already broke state. The Governor has been accused of taking Mississippi Casino money for his campaign and in return promised to shut down all these bingo halls. This action has caused almost 3,000 people to be unemployed. http://www.rileyswebofdeceit.com & http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMyPrpTV8JkRead more »
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