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December 16, 2014

Everyone knows something basic about government: if it gets too powerful, too big, and too all-encompassing, it becomes tyrannical and destructive.

Law enforcement is carrying out the will of an ever-increasing monster

with billions of tentacles reaching out further and further. If they go too far, often if not most of the time, its because they're being pressured and directed to by their bosses. For every "free speech zone" there's a cop arresting people for expressing their freedom of speech in the "wrong place." For every city ordinance against smoking, there's a cop writing someone up for smoking in the wrong place. For every regulation against trans fats, there's a law enforcement official reporting on a restaurant serving the wrong food.
Word Around the Net: GOOD COP/BAD COP

Posted by gerardvanderleun at December 16, 2014 1:16 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

Your Say

Al Bundy was right when he said, "Home, sweet hell.", cause that's where the rubber meets the road, on your front door step. They're bringing it to ya one address at a time. By way of IRS letter, or a stack of jackboots, your time is coming, sooner than you think.

Piss off a neighbor?
Grow another eye in the back of your head.

Ol' Remus said, "Stay away from crowds."
G Gordon Liddy said, "Three's a crowd."
ghostsniper said, "Trees ain't snitches."

Posted by: ghostsniper [TypeKey Profile Page] at December 16, 2014 7:47 PM

Inside that little screed is the most noxious term: Free Speech Zone. The person that utters that to someone needs to have themselves taken to the ground where they can't breathe and have their face rubbed on the concrete.

Posted by: Vermont Woodchuck [TypeKey Profile Page] at December 17, 2014 2:05 AM

If you can handle the rabble you can handle the jackboots.

Kill anybody you have to ... as soon as you need to.

My lines are drawn both in ideals and physical perimeter. I am prepared to die for my beliefs. Are you?

Posted by: chasmatic [TypeKey Profile Page] at December 17, 2014 6:39 AM

While we are on the subject, a good read is UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES by John Ross.

Police in my view are cowards. Some may be fair and honest but others (such as most) are not to be trusted, period. Get them in a pack and they are no different than Hitler's Gestapo.

Posted by: Terry [TypeKey Profile Page] at December 17, 2014 8:02 AM

Terry: I'd like to see what any of us would look like "in a pack".
All the posses and vigilante mobs were not like in a Hoppalong Cassidy movie.

All men have the capacity to be vicious and pack behavior does not flatter any of us. You, me, Ghost, VW, we all talk kinda rough, we call it like we see it. I'd imagine we could be driven beyond the same restraints that control cops if we were in EOTW circumstances. Speaking for myself I would tend toward shoot first and ask no questions. I sure wouldn't bother with any choke holds. Jes' sayin'.

Posted by: chasmatic [TypeKey Profile Page] at December 17, 2014 10:47 AM

Here in Ruralville the boots tend to be more hospitable but they know what I know, that which every jackboot knows. They get to kill me for free.
I learned this when I was 14, and never forgot it, for some 55 years now. I necessarily have to stay away from them, cause I know what the end result will be.

Posted by: ghostsniper [TypeKey Profile Page] at December 17, 2014 2:04 PM

I took the time to read that article. What a waste of time. The author excuses the jackboot behavior because someone higher up the ladder gave it permission.


The jackboots act the way they do because they do not suffer the normal consequences of such behavior.

That they receive permission to act like assholes is only icing on the cake. If they were held accountable for their actions as normal people are you would see a lot less of the over the top behavior they exhibit now a days.

Remember, they didn't used to be this way and they used to be accountable. So there is a precedence for what I am writing.

Posted by: ghostsniper [TypeKey Profile Page] at December 17, 2014 2:26 PM

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