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What it Means to be a Law Enforcer . . . – EPautos – Libertarian Car Talk

Posted by M. C. Fox on July 23, 2018

Recall the Boston Marathon house to house bomber search.

Citizens forced from their homes at gunpoint.

https://www.ericpetersautos.com/2018/07/22/what-it-means-to-be-a-law-enforcer/

By eric

It is no accident that police have become more brutal – in appearance as well as action – since they became law enforcement.

The term itself is a brutal syllogism. The law exists and must be enforced because it isthe law. I am just doing my job, only following (lawful) orders…

Law enforcement countenances anything, provided the law says so. It is what has made it possible for law enforcers to seize people’s property without charge or due process of any sort – because the law (civil asset forfeiture) gives them the power to do it. Some do it perfunctorily – the banality of evil Hannah Arendt wrote about. Others do it zealously – this includes the rabid little man who is the chief law enforcement officer of the state, Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Read the rest of this entry »

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“hero” Says “Suspicion is a Misdemeanor” – EPautos – Libertarian Car Talk

Posted by M. C. Fox on November 13, 2017

https://www.ericpetersautos.com/2017/11/07/hero-says-suspicion-misdemeanor/

Here’s a video taken of another “hero” law enforcer who makes up “the law” on the spot!

A guy is filming the publicly visible exterior of a police station from a public sidewalk – which is (for the moment) abundantly legal – when he is approached by two confrontational “heroes” who – of course – demand his ID, Soviet-style.

Not because the man is committing a crime – but because he is challenging the authority of the “heroes.” It is time, therefore, for a Dominance Display. Read the rest of this entry »

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