Henry David Thoreau said: "There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root." Choose to change that ratio. If you agree that the initiation of force is not acceptable, work to erode the bad ideas that legitimize police institutions, which exist per the claim that those who wear badges have a "legal" right to extort.

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Speeding Praetorians

July 14, 2012 | 6 Comments

This post was sent into us by Joe Via our submit a post tab By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist If “speeding” — defined as driving faster than the legally posted maximum velocity — is necessarily...

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Contrary to what Conservatives want you to believe, racism is not a thing of the past, nor merely some phantom phenomenon pesky minorities whine about to get attention and handouts from politicians. Let’s take a...

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Increasingly, the news reports incidents of severe abuse of youth by adults. For instance, a 9-year-old was tasered for refusing to take a bath a few years ago. About 2 and a half years ago,...

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My Cheshire County Jail Experience

April 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

[This post was published as part of a meta-post to tie all related content together so that a more-informed conclusion about the incident and its handling can be reached.] I was arrested on January 24th,...

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