Friday, December 30, 2011

Matt Holzmann: Our Growing Police State

As crime rates drop, police powers grow at alarming rate. Last week, the FBI released its preliminary crime statistics for the first half of 2011, and across the nation violent crimes dropped 6.7% while property crimes dropped 3.7%. This continues a downward trend that dates back to the 1970's. Many of the violent crimes reported this year have been   ... MORE

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  1. The media should be talking about that. What about some light shining on that instead of focusing on the protesters. I thought their is something in the constitution about freedom of press. Last time I looked their was. I think the reason for it is to prevent the government from twisting the truth whenever they feel like it as was the case in new york city at about 12.00 pm the other day. Boy oh Boy oh Boy thats what really keeps the power of government in check Freedom of the press and freedom of speech.

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