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How to Really Make America Safe Again

The Police StateWar and Foreign Policy

Blog07/18/2016

The greatest threat to American safety is the actions of its own government.

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The Week in Review: July 16, 2016

Legal SystemThe Police StatePolitical Theory

Blog07/15/2016

Government policing is, after all, a government program. It should be treated accordingly.

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Politicians Target Pikachu

Media and CultureThe Police State

Blog07/15/2016

Villainous Team Rocket may not have been able to stop Pikachu, but they are mere amateurs compared to the State.

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The Broken Windows Theory of Policing Has Failed

StrategyThe Police StateTaxes and SpendingPrivate Property

Blog07/14/2016

It is time to admit that the Broken Windows theory has failed and the answer lies in limiting police powers, not in expanding them.

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Why We Get More Policing Than We Need: It's "Free"

Legal SystemThe Police StateU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog07/13/2016

Because policing is heavily subsidized by taxpayers, people call the police far more than they would otherwise.

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Too Many Laws: Why Police Encounters Escalate

Legal SystemThe Police StateInterventionism

Blog07/12/2016

Many encounters will police escalate to the point of violence because the list of criminal offenses is so long, and the penalties are so draconian.

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Private Policing Isn't a Fantasy

The Police StatePrivate Property

Blog07/12/2016

Private policing isn't some fantasy, and it isn't just a luxury enjoyed by the rich.

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The Political Class vs. the Rest of Us

Legal SystemThe Police StateU.S. History

Blog07/11/2016

There are two sets of rules that function in America. One set for the political class, and another set for everyone else.

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Privatize the Police

The Police StatePrivate Property

Blog07/11/2016

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

Blog07/06/2016

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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