Policing the Police

Citizen Pulls Cop Over, Gives Warning. – Gavin Seim If law enforcement officers will not police themselves, then they have no moral high ground to occupy when civilians police them instead. What is good for the goose is good for the gander, after all.

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“Civil Forfeiture” Is Legalized Plunder, Plain and Simple

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Civil Forfeiture (HBO) – Last Week Tonight with John Oliver While the attached presentation is certainly humorous, the underlying realities of legalized plunder are all too real and should be recognized as offensively unethical by even the most detached observer. While this is a comedy sketch, please watch the […]

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Tired of Labels

“I’m Tired of Being Labeled” – OWN TV Much respect is due to Ms. Raven Simone Pearman of The Cosby Show fame for recognizing the value and virtue of individualism during a recent interview with Oprah Winfrey. I can certainly empathize with her position on preferring to forego labels, particularly as it relates to cultural, […]

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Obama’s Border Problems

…do not stop at the southern border with Mexico it would seem.

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Regulate It First, Learn About It Never (Repost)

The following is an excellent exploration of the harms of willing ignorance, particularly as concentrated in the forces of the state, sourced from the Ludwig von Mises Institute: People are generally aware of the positive power of compound interest when deferring consumption in favor of productive investments. But more important when it comes to public […]

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State-sponsored Plunderers Allowed to Keep their Ill-gotten Gain

Earlier this summer the Supreme Court ruled that the Michigan Service Employees International Union (SEIU) had illegally forced some 40,000 people into the union against their will by classifying them as “partial public employees.” This case did not really require a review and ruling by the highest court in the land to establish its complete […]

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Oklahoma Police Captain Publicly Displays His Imbecility

About a month ago, I discussed general public perceptions of everyday law enforcement in America and how they appear to be growing more resentful. In that post, I particularly called out a fallacious rationale generally offered up for police misbehavior, specifically including unnecessary and unwarranted violence. It would seem that simply being illogical and unethical […]

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