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Radley Balko on MSNBC discusses police militarization and Rise Of The Warrior Cop



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Stop taking federal grants!!

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Utter crap! start at 2:35 - the gushing

Ooh - you're so cool. Can I be on your team?

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I'm sorry but I can't watch this stuff.

I've live this and I can't watch it.

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The truth is...

Cops are the enemy.

NOTE: I am not advocating violence in any way. The content of the post is for intellectual, theoretical, and philosophical discussion. FEDS, please don't come to my house.

bumping and bookmarking--

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it's hard to be awake; it's easier to dream--

I'm guessing the fraternal order of police has yet to influence

florida, that's the only reason the national media covered this.

so they are trying to divide miami florida based on color now so the unions can get all cozy.

that's all this is... and that's all zimmermans case means for the AG

to build up the union to even further the agenda protecting excessive force.

A true flower can not blossom without sunlight and a true man can not live without love.

... more like:

The Rise of the Warrior Terrorist

"We’ve moved beyond the Mises textbook. We’re running in the open market." - Erik Voorhees

In addition...

http://imgur.com/uD6AoNM

When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign: that the dunces are all in confederacy against him. ~J. Swift

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For Betty

Cops know the dogs are really the criminal masterminds!

I can't begin to tell you about all the terrorist canines running around our town leaving shi@-bombs everywhere. Don't get me started on the doggie drug dealers!

Hey SWAT, check out this map

http://www.cato.org/raidmap

What would YOU do if I stormed into YOUR house and killed YOUR dogs while YOUR children were present?

Put the shoe on the other foot. Not everyone is a thug looking to kill everyone. Maybe you guys should knock on the door sometimes, and voice that you have a warrant rather than busting down the door - assuming that you have the right house - and commencing to open fire negligently. We are not the enemy, but your aggressive actions are widening the gap and putting you in an aggressive mental state that will one day cause the People to completely reject your authority.

This is NOT a war. WE pay your paychecks. Get off your high horse and show the People some respect. Otherwise, the People will one day do unto you as you have done unto them.

Their is a reason that the suicide rate is high among cops. Too often, you betray your humanity. All we ask is that you do the right thing. We're just people trying to make it in the world. We could've just as easily joined the police force, but we chose other paths. You are no better than us, and we are no better than you. All we want is some respect. If it is given, it will be given back.

Stop the insanity, and for everyone's sake please exercise situational awareness and some restraint. For instance, when is the last time a dog killed a grown man in body armor? Are you really scared for your life? Or, do you just enjoy killing our dogs?

Your dogs are trained to maim. What would be your reaction if I killed one of your police dogs because I was RIGHTFULLY protecting my life? Where's the reciprocation?

Respect breeds respect. America is not a war zone.