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Video Update: John Stossel TV Special - The Police State


http://youtu.be/GXoj4Kjk7JM

POLICING AMERICA: SECURITY VS. LIBERTY
by John Stossel | July 25, 2014

Saturday and Sunday at 10PM on Fox News Channel

Where's the line between security and liberty? American police are now armed like the military; they use their power more often and forcefully than ever before. The state has new and expanding powers to spy on almost everything you do.

THE WARRIOR COP: SWAT teams were once called out only in emergencies. Now there are almost 100 raids a day. The weapons and tactics they use come straight from the military. Sometimes innocent people are killed. Why use so much force so often? What would you do if armed men in masks broke down your door in the middle of the night?

CONSTITUTION-FREE ZONES: Lots of Americans are getting upset about being detained by armed border patrol agents not on the border but miles away from the border. Some push back, sometimes with violent results.

MANDATORY MINIMUMS: Do mandatory minimum sentences work? Prosecutors like them because they give them more power when they plea bargain with suspects. But judges often object, and sometimes people serve long sentences for trivial crimes. Or no crime.

NSA SPYING: New revelations surface almost daily on ways the Feds spy on Americans. Does this make us safer? Or invade our privacy in destructive ways?

I SPY: Government spying is one thing. Now new, cheaper, "personal" drones make it easy for anyone to spy on anyone. Some say: "I've got nothing to hide. Why should I care?" But then why do you have drapes? Stossel goes to Florida to test the spying power of personal drones.

LEGALIZE WEED: Washington State and Colorado just legalized marijuana for recreational use. Could this be the start of America's trillion dollar drug-war coming to an end? Former advisor to the president Kevin Sabet says: "Colorado will show why legalizing marijuana is a mistake."

http://www.foxbusiness.com/on-air/stossel/blog/2014/07/25/po...



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watched most of it last night...

I didn't think it was really that good. Typical of Fox. I'm sure he couldn't have gotten it aired if it did show what really needed to be shown, but it just seemed really sugar-coated. Like many have said, hopefully it wakes a lot of people up.

PEOPLE OPPOSING TYRANNY - Real Grass Roots!
Are you a POT or a PET - Person Embracing Tyranny?

I hope it woke at least a few

I hope it woke at least a few people from their slumber.
The truth is that it is 100x worse than can be expressed in an hour or two and that the great unwashed are just not prepared for what is coming.

"The United States can pay any debt it has because we can always print money to do that." — Alan Greenspan

Here's Rand's segment from the special, directly posted at

Rand's official YouTube channel; CAVEAT EMPTOR: waaaaaaaaaaaaay too much airtime given to that murderous fascist POS Rep. Peter King in the same clip, as per de rigueur "fair and balanced" 'rebuttal'-sakes:

Sen. Rand Paul Appears on Fox News Special 'Policing America' with John Stossel

http://youtu.be/ptPLW0EWPCw
Senator Rand Paul
Published on Jul 28, 2014

Senator Rand Paul Appears on Fox News Special 'Policing America: Security vs. Liberty' with John Stossel.

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

here's the full episode:

Stossel - Policing America-Security vs Liberty

http://youtu.be/GXoj4Kjk7JM
NFriction
Published on Jul 28, 2014

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

6:53

You must be kidding.

Sorry subject. You have no rights. Im taking the video and your dog.

'Peace is a powerful message.' Ron Paul

just another day in the USSA

Nazi DHS policestate .o/

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

Murica

Murica

youtube or it didn't happen!

ha!

Be brave, be brave, the Myan pilot needs no aeroplane.

HAHAHAHA!!!

You beat me to it!

'Peace is a powerful message.' Ron Paul

Can't find the full episode

Links?

Has anyone found a good link for those of us who've opted out of a television subscription? It looks like their full episodes lag by a month. (BTW - If you cancel your subscription, you will be glad that you did; dollars aside).

Thanks DP!

Stossel is redeeming himself quite well.

Wow. I hope a lot of Fox News viewers are watching this.

this show is incredible so far.

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Radley Balko and Rand Paul

are in the episode, according to Stossel's twitter.

YouTube bump!

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