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Lack of Police Accountability Shows the "Social Contract" Isn't Working

Lack of Police Accountability Shows the “Social Contract” Isn’t Working

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute March 1, 2018   Lack of Police Accountability Shows the “Social Contract” Isn’t Working   Listen to Ryan McMaken’s commentary on the Radio Rothbard podcast. In the wake of the Florida school shooting earlier this month, Broward County police deputies are being accused of hiding outside the school while students were being […]


Hero Fireman Pulls Woman from Wreckage, Saves Her Life, So a Cop Arrested Him

Hero Fireman Pulls Woman from Wreckage, Saves Her Life, So a Cop Arrested Him

By Rachel Blevins Free Thought Project February 8, 2018   Hero Fireman Pulls Woman from Wreckage, Saves Her Life, So a Cop Arrested Him When a veteran fireman witnessed a horrific car accident, he immediately began working to save the victim. The first officer to arrive on the scene thanked the hero by harassing and then […]


The Federal Government is Using Tracking Tech to Monitor License Plates Nationwide

By Derrick Broze Activist Post February 5, 2018   The Federal Government is Using Tracking Tech to Monitor License Plates Nationwide     In another example of the growing use of surveillance technology by the United States government, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency now has access to a nationwide license plate recognition database. Last […]

The Federal Government is Using Tracking Tech to Monitor License Plates Nationwide

Armed and Dangerous: If Police Don’t Have to Protect the Public, What Good Are They?

Justice Denied: The Government Is Not Going to Save Us

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute January 10, 2018   Justice Denied: The Government Is Not Going to Save Us   The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled: it will not hear the case of Young v. Borders. Despite the fact that a 26-year-old man was gunned down by police who banged on the wrong door […]


What Went Wrong in Charlottesville: At All Levels, Government Is Still the Problem

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute December 8, 2017   What Went Wrong in Charlottesville: At All Levels, Government Is Still the Problem   Corruption. Graft. Intolerance. Greed. Incompetence. Ineptitude. Militarism. Lawlessness. Ignorance. Brutality. Deceit. Collusion. Corpulence. Bureaucracy. Immorality. Depravity. Censorship. Cruelty. Violence. Mediocrity. Tyranny. These are the hallmarks of an institution that is rotten […]

Armed and Dangerous: If Police Don’t Have to Protect the Public, What Good Are They?

Armed and Dangerous: If Police Don’t Have to Protect the Public, What Good Are They?

Nervous About Traffic Stops? I Am. You Should Be, Too

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute December 5, 2017   Nervous About Traffic Stops? I Am. You Should Be, Too   We’ve all been there before.   You’re driving along and you see a pair of flashing blue lights in your rearview mirror. Whether or not you’ve done anything wrong, you get a sinking feeling […]


Congress Should Protect Americans from Unjust Property Seizure – American Conservative Union, the Institute for Justice, the NAACP, and the ACLU Join in Effort

By Against Crony Capitalism November 30, 2017   Congress Should Protect Americans from Unjust Property Seizure – American Conservative Union, the Institute for Justice, the NAACP, and the ACLU Join in Effort     Civil asset forfeiture is wrong. Policing for profit is wrong. Taking people’s stuff away without even a conviction is wrong. And Attorney […]

Congress Should Protect Americans from Unjust Property Seizure – American Conservative Union, the Institute for Justice, the NAACP, and the ACLU Join in Effort

In the wake of yesterday's church shooting in Texas, for example, private citizens were the ones who shot back at the assailant, and then chased him down in a high speed pursuit.

When Gunmen Strike, You’re on Your Own

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute November 6, 2017   When Gunmen Strike, You’re on Your Own   Here is an often-used tactic to defend government police organizations from criticism. Whenever critics point out abusive tactics of police officers, defenders counter with: “And yet you won’t refuse police help the next time there’s a robber in […]