Tag Archive for cops

Rebalancing the Scales

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We are peculiarly at the mercy of police. Which goes a long way toward explaining why police are increasingly merciless. After all, they can get away with it. Physically. Financially. Legally. Consider: You are walking down the street, minding your business. A citizen accosts you. He physically assaults you. You have every legal right to…

Ret. Police Captain: Feds Use Provocateurs to Influence Public Opinion

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by Kit Daniels | Infowars.com | August 23, 2014 Feds also use provocateurs to “justify” the militarization of local law enforcement A retired Philadelphia, Penn., police captain recently said the federal government routinely uses provocateurs against demonstrators to discredit them in the eyes of the public. Capt. Ray Lewis, who retired from the Philadelphia Police…

A Practical Guide For Dealing With Cops

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Never pick a fight with a superior opponent – especially if he has back-up and you don’t. The over-riding objective in such a case ought to be evasion and obfuscation; getting out of the situation with your teeth intact and your balls not kicked. This is bar wisdom, learned the hard way. It’s also sound policy for dealing with the…

If Cops Want to Be Viewed as Heroes . . .

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Cops seem to have an almost frantic need to be regarded as “heroic” – yet they all-too-often act in ways that are downright cowardly. A good example of this is a recent incident in Clover, SC (news story here). A wobbly old man was pulled over for a very minor traffic infraction (expired tags). He…

Tortured Traffic Laws

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At some point – I think it happened back in the late ’80s – a government bureaucrat decided it was “unsafe” to ride a motorcycle without wearing a helmet. Not content to wear one himself (assuming he rode motorcycles; in all likelihood he – probably she – never did) a law was passed requiring that…

Stop Resisting Execution: Cold-Blooded Arizona Cops Assassinate Suspect with His Hands in the Air

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Kimberly Paxton The Daily Sheeple February 3, 2014 For absolutely no reason other than “because they could”, cops in Pinal County, Arizona executed a suspect who was standing there, not near any of the officers, with his hands in the air, offering no threat whatsoever.  Without trial, judge, or jury, they simply assassinated the man,…

A Step Back Toward Peace Keeping

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I grew up in an America with cops in the background. Most people – being not criminals – had almost no interaction with them and when they did it was generally civil and far more important, almost always on equal terms – with the cop respectful of the citizen. It goes without saying that’s all…

Utah Police Obtain Grenade Launchers, Riot Gear From Feds

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Like FEMA, local police are also preparing for mass panic Kit Daniels Infowars.com January 21, 2014 Police departments across Utah have been receiving surplus military gear well-suited for riot control, such as grenade launchers and armored vehicles, through a U.S. Department of Defense program that is far more prevalent than what was previously known, according…