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Do Public Unions Make Police More Dangerous?

Legal SystemThe Police State

Blog02/22/2018
Research supports the idea that police unions contribute to greater amounts of officer misconduct.

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Guns and Schools: Can the Market do Better?

The Police StatePolitical TheoryPrivate Property

Blog02/21/2018
People want safe neighborhoods and schools, which is just another way to say there is a market for them.

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How the Berlin Wall Spurred My Biggest Blunder

Big GovernmentThe Police StateWorld History

Blog02/15/2018
If the guards had found my little notebook of observations on environmental debacles, my stay in the East Bloc might have been extended indefinitely.

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The FBI Is an Enemy of Freedom

Big GovernmentThe Police State

Blog12/18/2017
It's hard to imagine an entity within the federal government more out of control and in need of abolition than the FBI.

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The FBI’s Forgotten Criminal Record

Big GovernmentThe Police State

Blog10/24/2017
The FBI’s vast power and pervasive secrecy guarantee that more FBI scandals are just around the bend.

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Gas Station Hold-Up: Thieves Seize $59,000

Legal SystemMoney and BanksThe Police StateMoney and Banking

Blog10/19/2017
In America, a person convicted of no crime is often deprived of all his money assets, in many cases resulting in the destruction of his business.

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Can the Government Keep Us Safe?

Legal SystemThe Police State

When the state keeps us less safe, and falsely fosters the impression that we are safe, we become less free.

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There's Nothing Moral about Opposing "Price-Gouging"

The Police StatePricesValue and Exchange

Blog09/24/2017
Opponents of price gouging want to fine and imprison their neighbors for selling their own property at the "wrong" price.

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To Combat "Hate," Make Government Weaker

The Police StateU.S. History

Blog09/15/2017
Simply asking people to get along isn’t going to work so long as there is a massive power structure in place that is driving the actual fear.

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What We Lost on September 11th

The Police StateU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionism

Blog09/11/2017
What should have been a profoundly embarrassing and soul-searching moment for the US national security state became an exercise in chest thumping.

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