The Police State

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Privatize the Police

The Police StatePrivate Property


Murray Rothbard examines the nature of policing of streets and private establishments and how this would function in a free society.

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The Supreme Court’s New Attack on the Fourth Amendment

Legal SystemThe Police StateU.S. History


Not surprisingly, the Supreme Court — part of the US government — recently decided to expand the powers and privileges of the US government.

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Why Hillary Clinton Wasn't Indicted

Legal SystemThe Police State


Why wasn't Hillary Clinton indicted? It certainly wasn't because federal prosecutors have a towering respect for the rights of defendants.

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The Feds at the Airport

Legal SystemThe Police State


I don't want the same people who bring me the IRS and the ATF to be in charge of airport security.

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Techno Cash: The War on Cash is Only Half the Story

Global EconomyMoney and BanksThe Police StateMoney and Banking


States are happy with physical cash if they can use technology to make it traceable.

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Asset Forfeiture and the Income Tax

Legal SystemThe Police StatePolitical Theory


Both Civil Asset Forfeiture and the Income Tax take away the hard-earned money of people presumed to be innocent.

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Dennis Hastert Sentenced to 15 Months for Non-Crime of Improper Cash Withdrawals

Legal SystemThe Police State


Dennis Hastert may have committed many despicable crimes. Withdrawing "too much" money from a bank isn't one of them.

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Legal, Permitted, and Arrested

Big GovernmentThe Police State


Marijuana was legalized, the owners were permitted, and they asked the government to conduct a business inspection. Instead, the police busted them and stole all their stuff!

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The Drug War Drives Users to More Dangerous Synthetic Drugs

Legal SystemThe Police StatePrices


Synthetic marijuana is more dangerous and unpredictable than the ordinary kind. It exists because the Drug War has made cheaper, more potent drugs more profitable. And on a black market, safety is not the seller's chief concern.

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Terrorist Attacks Made Worse by Government Failure in Europe

The Police StateWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History


People are not supposed to notice that every terrorist attack represents a major government failure and that rewarding failure with more of the same policies only invites more failure.

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