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Defend yourself, consider police as backup!

Defend yourself, consider police as backup
Host: James Walton “I Am Liberty

Defend breakinginAs this world turns its important to understand our idea and vision of security. With all of the action in Ferguson I think its important that we discuss what this means for police and their ability to be effective in the future. More importantly what does that mean to you Jr.and the wife. For the vast majority of us we are the first and most important level of protection.

Long gone are the days when all we needed was a single door lock and a call to 911. Times have changed and further regulation of the police are going to continue as well as cuts to the size of police forces. Continue reading Defend yourself, consider police as backup!

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Police militarization, the dangers!

Police militarization, the dangers!
Host: I Am Liberty

PoliceTo me there are few things more demeaning than the idea of a military presence in this country. The country that ousted its foreign oppressor and declared its independence on a new land. No matter how you feel about those early days of the country and the men involved with it I have great pride in America’s inception.

This is why I am deeply moved by this overwhelming militarization of the police in our country. There are numerous instances in which overwhelming force is being used in efforts against American citizens. I have heard stories about S.W.A.T team style raids on bars and fund raiser poker games.

Lets not forget in order to hold on to a budget for such insane resources and processes our police force must meet their quota. Not that bad when we are talking about parking tickets or seat belt offenses but when we are talking about breaking doors off hinges and holding American citizens at gun point, well, thats another story.

Here is an excerpt from a article by Radley Balko titled Continue reading Police militarization, the dangers!

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