Category Archives: Civil Liberties

Law enforcement expansionism

There can be a temptation to “empire buliding” for law enforcement. This is especially pernicious due to their special legal powers, and thier role of protecting the lawmakers. Continue reading

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Tools of Law Enforcement

At bottom, law enforcement agencies, including the military, accomplish their goals using the tools they have been given and are trained to use.  Force, violence, fear, uncertainty, and doubt are the tools of their trade.  Law enforcement accomplishes its goals … Continue reading

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Privacy Bomb

So, here’s what I don’t understand.  The whole world knows that anything they send on the Internet will be read by America’s spies.  Ergo, anyone who has serious secrets to keep will avoid the Internet like the plague. A careful … Continue reading

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