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You Aren't Citizens; You're Prey -- Or Cash Cows

By Amy Alkon donkeyrock shared this story from Advice Goddess Blog. You Aren’t Citizens; You’re Prey — Or Cash Cows By lowering the yellow light time without announcing it, Chicago made nearly $8 million off of red-light cameras — which … Continue reading

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Police State USA: Civil Forfeiture Under Presumption of Guilt

By noreply@blogger.com (Mike Mish Shedlock) donkeyrock shared this story from Mish’s Global Economic Trend Analysis. Where in the world can police confiscate your money and your property, not charge you with any crime, then tell you there is absolutely nothing … Continue reading

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North County St. Louis: “Why Does a City With 600 Residents Need 14 Cops?”

By Walter Olson donkeyrock shared this story from Overlawyered. Perhaps because it uses police for revenue collection rather than public safety. Last year the tiny town of Beverly Hills issued six traffic tickets and two ordinance violations for each resident. … Continue reading

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FBI, police surround Michigan town with checkpoints, stop & question every vehicle

By Site Staff donkeyrock shared this story from Police State USA. Police question drivers at a checkpoint in Armada, Michigan. (Source: WXYZ) ARMADA, MI — Long lines of traffic formed as travelers attempted to enter or leave the Village of … Continue reading

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Electronic tickets: we skip the due process and pass the savings along to you

By Walter Olson donkeyrock shared this story from Overlawyered. “An Oklahoma state senator has filed a bill to allow law enforcement officers to issue electronic citations for traffic, misdemeanor and municipal ordinance violations.” Sen. Al McAffrey, himself a former police … Continue reading

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