Police State

Former Seattle Police Chief: Ferguson Military Gear An ‘Act of Provocation’

Thursday, August 14, 2014
By Paul Martin

“We have police taking a military response… and making matters much worse” Mikael Thalen Prison Planet.com August 14, 2014 A former Seattle police chief is calling the Ferguson Police Department’s use of military equipment against protesters an “act of provocation.” In an interview with Vox, Norman Stamper, a 34 year law enforcement veteran who... »

Do you believe us now? Police state militarization of USA was foretold by alternative media

Thursday, August 14, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Mike Adams NaturalNews.com Thursday, August 14, 2014 For the past decade, alternative news websites like Natural News, Info Wars, SHTFplan.com and many others have repeatedly warned about the alarming militarization of domestic police forces across the United States. The response from the mostly liberal mainstream media was raucous laughter and denial. “Government is... »

The Militarization of U.S. Police: Finally Dragged Into the Light by the Horrors of Ferguson

Thursday, August 14, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Glenn Greenwald FirstLook.com 14 Aug 2014 The intensive militarization of America’s police forces is a serious menace about which a small number of people have been loudly warning for years, with little attention or traction. In a 2007 paper on “the blurring distinctions between the police and military institutions and between war and... »

U.S. and Israeli Military Tactics Used Against American Citizens … Gazans Tweet Tips On How to Handle Tear Gas to Help Residents of Ferguson, Missouri

Thursday, August 14, 2014
By Paul Martin

WashingtonsBlog.com August 14, 2014 Police Violence In Ferguson, Missouri: The Big Picture As you may have heard, police and Swat teams in Ferguson, Missouri have fired tear gas and rubber bullets at peaceful protesters, and outlawed peaceful assembly. Police are also using stun grenades and ear-damaging military sound cannons against peaceful protesters. Reporters are... »

A Former Police Chief Explains All The Ways The Cops In Ferguson Made A Bad Situation Worse

Thursday, August 14, 2014
By Paul Martin

Erin Fuchs BusinessInsider.com Aug. 14, 2014 The local police in Ferguson, Missouri have used questionable tactics to quell riots in the wake of a cop shooting a black unarmed 18-year-old, from arresting journalists to using tear gas on peaceful protesters to bringing barking police dogs into the streets. “Using dogs on a crowd in... »

Rand Paul: We Must Demilitarize the Police

Thursday, August 14, 2014
By Paul Martin

Sen. Rand Paul Time.com Aug. 14, 2014 Anyone who thinks that race does not skew the application of criminal justice in this country is just not paying close enough attention. And the root of the problem is big government. The shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown is an awful tragedy that continues to send shockwaves... »

How America’s Police Became an Army: The 1033 Program

Thursday, August 14, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Taylor Wofford NewsWeek.com 8/14/14 As many have noted, Ferguson, Missouri, currently looks like a war zone. And its police—kitted out with Marine-issue camouflage and military-grade body armor, toting short-barreled assault rifles, and rolling around in armored vehicles—are indistinguishable from soldiers. America has been quietly arming its police for battle since the early 1990s.... »

NY State Candidate for Governor Arrested For Filming Police

Thursday, August 14, 2014
By Paul Martin

Brandon Turbeville Activist Post.com Thursday, August 14, 2014 Despite the Supreme Court having ruled that videotaping police is legal and protected by the 1st Amendment, citizens all across the country continue to be arrested, charged, and abused by police for doing so. Generally speaking, those videotaping and subsequently subjected to police harassment or brutality... »

VIDEO: Ferguson Police Tell Reporters To Turn Off Cameras Before Attacking Press

Thursday, August 14, 2014
By Paul Martin

“Please turn off your video,” a female voice recording tells journalists by Adan Salazar Infowars.com August 14, 2014 Reporters documenting the protests in Ferguson, Mo., were told by police late Wednesday evening to cease recording, just moments before police launched an attack on demonstrators using LRAD sound cannons, flash bang grenades, tear gas canisters... »

The Media Conveniently Focuses on Ferguson Looting Instead of Rampant Police State

Thursday, August 14, 2014
By Paul Martin

And unfortunately a lot of people are falling right into this trap. Nick Bernabe Anti-Media.org Aug. 14, 2014 Following what may be the greatest few weeks in decades of exposure to police brutality, police in Ferguson, Missouri, have now shot and killed an 18 year old unarmed teen who, according to witnesses, was holding... »

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