Category Archives: Politics

Book Review: The Wisdom of Psychopaths

At the bookstore, I flipped through the new book by Kevin Dutton, “The Wisdom of Psychopaths” (ISBN 9780385677202). Fascinating. I was particularly struck by the table on page 162. It enumerates the top ten career choices for psychopaths, as inferred … Continue reading

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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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