Posts Tagged ‘police state’

“You’re either a cop or little people.”—Police captain Harry Bryant in Blade Runner For those of us who have managed to survive 2014 and part of 2015 with our lives intact and our freedoms hanging by a thread, it has been quite a spectacle of crackdowns, clampdowns, shutdowns, showdowns, shootdowns, standdowns, knockdowns, putdowns, breakdowns, lockdowns, […]

A North Carolina family asked Gastonia police to check in on a family member who was recovering from surgery. In an ideal world, this would be a wonderful service to be performed by police with a grateful community that would offer them thanks. Unfortunately, these notions have nothing to do with the business model of […]

What do speed traps, parking tickets, toll roads, speed cameras and red light cameras all have in common?  They are all major revenue sources for state and local governments. All over America today there are state and local governments that are drowning in debt.  Many have chosen to use “traffic enforcement” as a way to […]