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Response to Zalatix (Original post)

Sun May 20, 2012, 07:50 PM

75. You are far along the path to fucked as soon as you have law enforcement instead of peace officers

The purpose of the police cannot be law enforcement or it leads to them being pumped up for drug wars and acting as agents of the security state which then in turn puts them in danger of rapid blowback and creates a feedback loop of separation from the populace.


Cops need must enforce the peace and that means making sure my rights don't overstep their boundaries into mine and nothing more.

Law enforcement means your call must go unanswered because resources are diverted to speed traps, scanning plates to see who has insurance, looking for "suspicious activity", peeping in windows to verify primary seatbelt laws, and hunting weed.

It doesn't help that the police are under no obligation to protect and serve or even to stop and render aid unless they see a violation of the law. You could be waving them down like mad because you are in danger but they are free to ignore.

Law enorcement should be defunded.

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