The Police State

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Narco-Submarine Carrying 8 Tons Of Cocaine

Big GovernmentThe Police StateInterventionism


How the war on drugs actually brings about less security and stability in the Western Hemisphere

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Star Wars: May the Fourth Be With You

Global EconomyThe Police StateWorld HistoryPolitical Theory


Celebrate Star Wars Day: Here Are My Review/Previews of the Prequels. It's All About the Battle of Ideas!

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Reassessing the Presidency: Book and Lectures

Big GovernmentThe Police StateU.S. History


In 2001, the Mises Institute published Reassessing the Presidency: The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline of Freedom, by John V Denson, which examines the role of the US presidency in warmaking, police powers, and a variety of attacks on private property and human rights.

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Feds Seize Widow's Legally-Obtained Money — Because Terrorism

Legal SystemThe Police StatePrivate Property


The banking system in the United States today functions largely as a spy agency for the federal government.

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Eric Holder: Defender of Private Property?

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US AG Holder did something good on asset forfeiture. But don't break out the prize for Libertarian of the Year just yet.

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If the FBI Says It, It Must Be True

The Police StateWar and Foreign Policy


Why do so many people who claim to be against big government believe everything the government says about foreign policy? 

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Nullification Works: Congress Ends Federal Ban on Medical Marijuana

The Police StateU.S. HistoryPrivate Property


Tucked deep inside the 1,603-page federal spending measure is a provision that effectively ends the federal government's prohibition on medical marijuana and signals a major shift in drug policy.

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Posner on Privacy

Legal SystemThe Police State


At a recent conference on cybercrime, Judge Richard Posner, a well-known federal appeals court judge and one of the founders of the “law and economics” movement, said that the needs of national security trump a supposed right to privacy.

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Judge Napolitano Versus Forced Quarantines

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One can make the case that in a thoroughly decentralized and anarchistic society, persons may find themselves in a state of practical near-quarantine because private owners of airlines, airports, lodging facilities, and even communities with private security may refuse entry or passage to...

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