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Is America Becoming A Police State Where Churches Can’t Feed The Homeless And Kids Can’t Set Up Lemonade Stands?

Tyranny & Police State |  | What would you do if authorities ordered your church to stop feeding the homeless?  And what would you do if your 5-year-old daughter was ordered to get government permission before setting up a lemonade stand?  Well, these things are actually happening in America today.  With each passing day, America goes further down the road toward ...Read More »

Why are Police in the USA so Terrified?

Tyranny & Police State |  | In a recent incident in the United States, yet another unarmed man was shot dead by police after opening his front door in response to their knock. The police were going to serve an arrest warrant on a domestic violence suspect – the man’s neighbour – but went to the wrong address. See ‘Police kill ...Read More »

Fulfilling Orwell’s Prophesy: Ten Dystopian Films That Mirror Reality

Tyranny & Police State |  | By Rutherford Institute |  We have arrived, way ahead of schedule, into the dystopian future dreamed up by such science fiction writers as George Orwell, Aldous Huxley, Margaret Atwood and Philip K. Dick. Much like Orwell’s Big Brother in 1984, the government and its corporate spies now watch our every move. Much like Huxley’s A Brave ...Read More »

Freedom And Central Planning Can Never Coexist

Tyranny & Police State |  | The average person is a statist, whether he realizes it or not. It is important that liberty activists recognize and accept this fact because the truth of our limitations as a movement determines the kinds of solutions into which we should ultimately put our time and energy. The fantasy of a final grand march of ...Read More »

This Is How Tyranny Rises and Freedom Falls: The Experiment in Freedom Is Failing

Tyranny & Police State |  | By John W. Whitehead, The Rutherford Institute |  “Every day I ask myself the same question: How can this be happening in America? How can people like these be in charge of our country? If I didn’t see it with my own eyes, I’d think I was having a hallucination.”—Philip Roth, novelist It is easy to be ...Read More »

Let's Make America Great Again: 230 Years After the Constitution, We're Walking a Dangerous Road

Tyranny & Police State |  | By: John W. Whitehead, The Rutherford Institute |  “I tell you, freedom and human rights in America are doomed. The U.S. government will lead the American people in — and the West in general — into an unbearable hell and a choking life.”—Osama bin Laden (October 2001) Ironically, during the same week that we mark the 16th anniversary of ...Read More »

What Country Is This? Forced Blood Draws, Cavity Searches and Colonoscopies

Tyranny & Police State |  | By: John W. Whitehead, The Rutherford Institute |  “The Fourth Amendment was designed to stand between us and arbitrary governmental authority. For all practical purposes, that shield has been shattered, leaving our liberty and personal integrity subject to the whim of every cop on the beat, trooper on the highway and jail official.”—Herman Schwartz, The Nation Our ...Read More »

Robocop Reality: Massive Military Drones Could Start Replacing Police Helicopters

Tyranny & Police State |  |   By: The Anti-Media |  According to the defense contractor that developed the Predator and Reaper drones for the United States military’s operations in the Middle East, drones will have begun to replace piloted law enforcement helicopters by the year 2025. On Monday, it was reported that the contractor, General Atomics (GA), is pressing hard for the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) ...Read More »

Trump to Lift Restrictions on Militarizing Police

Tyranny & Police State |  | Dark forces run America, not Trump. He’s hostage to Wall Street and America’s military/industrial complex – powerless doing their bidding, taking orders, not giving them. Ignore his bravado, creating the illusion of a leader in charge. Like the Clintons, GW Bush and Obama, he’s a prop serving powerful interests – weak, isolated and disposable at ...Read More »

Will Charlottesville Be a Pretext for Toughening Police State Laws?

Tyranny & Police State |  | The aftermath of 9/11 transformed America into a police state. Obama continued what Bush/Cheney began – cracking down hard on fundamental freedoms, subverting constitutionally protected rights. Will Charlottesville be used as a pretext for more of the same? Violence last weekend was reprehensible. Responsible parties should be held fully accountable – federal, state and local ...Read More »

Accepting a Society of Government Tyranny

Tyranny & Police State |  |   The tyranny of a prince in an oligarchy is not so dangerous to the public welfare as the apathy of a citizen in a democracy. – Charles de Montesquieu Rational thinking and moral conduct are rare in a society that has no respect for other individuals or succumb to the dictates of an all powerful government. ...Read More »

Supreme Court Says Police Can Use Evidence Obtained Illegally

Tyranny & Police State |  | (Counter Current News) In a massive failure of the justice system, police can now use evidence obtained illegally, after police illegally stop people. There is still no punishment for the police officers for their ILLEGAL stop. Say goodbye to your 4th amendment protections. The Supreme Court ruled that evidence found by police officers after illegal stops may be ...Read More »

Tyranny: It Pisses Me Off

Tyranny & Police State |  | Tyranny is not a wholly definable condition. There are many forms of tyranny and many levels of control that exist in any one society at any given time. In fact, the most despicable forms of tyranny are often the most subtle; the kinds of tyranny in which the oppressed are deluded into thinking that because ...Read More »

The Last Rebels: 25 Things We Did As Kids That Would Get Someone Arrested Today

Tyranny & Police State |  | With all of the ridiculous new regulations, coddling, and societal mores that seem to be the norm these days, it’s a miracle those of us over 30 survived our childhoods. Here’s the problem with all of this babying: it creates a society of weenies. There won’t be more rebels because this generation has been frightened ...Read More »

Police State Tactics at G20

Tyranny & Police State |  | Assembling and protesting against deplorable policies are universal rights. Not in Hamburg, Germany at the G20. On Thursday, as leaders were arriving for July 7 and 8 talks, tens of thousands of largely peaceful demonstrators took to the streets. Things weren’t calm for long. Police blocked them from marching through the city as planned. Violence ...Read More »

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