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The Plastic Straw Ban: Enforced With Violence

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Police State

Blog07/30/2018

Every government law, regulation, or ordinance must ultimately meet noncompliance with jail cells and government agents with guns. 

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You Now Can't Leave the U.S. Unless the IRS Lets You

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Police StateU.S. HistoryWorld History

Blog07/13/2018

Looking more like an old-school authoritarian regime, the US government now has the power to revoke your passport if you owe taxes. 

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Napolitano: The Feds Violate their Own Laws (and the Constitution) with Border Separations

Big GovernmentGlobal EconomyThe Police State

Blog06/27/2018

Feds are reaching far beyond their limited Constitutional naturalization powers, and also violating state and federal laws.

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How the Feds Use Transportation Funds to Spy on You

Big GovernmentThe Police State

Blog05/22/2018

The federal government relies on state and local officials to run its ever-growing surveillance state. This could also be its Achilles heel.

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Starbucks Case Illustrates How Government Police Aren't Like Private Police

The EntrepreneurThe Police State

Blog05/05/2018

Unlike government police, private firms often suffer falling stock prices and falling revenues when running afoul of public expectations. 

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James Comey’s Forgotten Rescue of Bush-Era Torture

Big GovernmentThe Police State

Blog05/01/2018

James Comey and his allies in the media are trying to whitewash his record on torture. 

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4 Ways to Improve Immigration Policy — Without Growing Government

Bureaucracy and RegulationProtectionism and Free TradeThe Police State

Blog04/05/2018

From free trade to cutting welfare, here are four ways to improve immigration policy that don't make government more intrusive in our lives.

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New Florida Gun Law Makes Florida Less Safe

Bureaucracy and RegulationLegal SystemThe Police State

Blog03/19/2018

The new Florida legislation is a mess, but it does manage to introduce some chilling language about mental health.

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Police: We're the Experts — Don't You Dare Criticize Us

The Police StateU.S. History

Blog03/05/2018

Defenders of police incompetence are falling back on the claim that they are above criticism because they are the "experts."

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Do Public Unions Make Police More Dangerous?

Legal SystemThe Police State

Blog02/22/2018
Research supports the idea that police unions contribute to greater amounts of officer misconduct.
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