Category Archives: Government/Politics/Law

Police Civil Asset Forfeitures Exceed All Burglaries in 2014

Martin Armstrong posts: Between 1989 and 2010, U.S. attorneys seized an estimated $12.6 billion in asset forfeiture cases. The growth rate during that time averaged +19.4% annually. In 2010 alone, the value of assets seized grew by +52.8% from 2009 … Continue reading

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1984 Comes To Europe – The End Of Freedom Of Speech In Spain

Martin Armstrong blogs: Spain has shown that it is fully on board with the Brussels authoritarian direction of ending democracy. Those in power have simply convinced themselves that the people do not understand what is good for them so they … Continue reading

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Veteran Threatened With Arrest for Living Off-the-Grid

Refreshing News reports: A Huntsville, Alabama couple is being told they cannot live off-the-grid. The couple, who live in a self-sustaining home powered by solar panels, does not use any city utilities. But Huntsville officials claim that this isn’t allowed. … Continue reading

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Fighting the “War on Terror ” by Banning Cash

New post up on Mises Wire: It was just a matter of time before Western governments used the trumped up “War on Terror” as an excuse to drastically ratchet up the very real war on the use of cash and … Continue reading

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The statist system at work, helping the poor

New video by John Oliver: If you have money, committing a municipal violation may pose you a minor inconvenience. If you don’t, it can ruin your life. Combine with: Combine with this from Larken Rose: And some links: 90 Yr-Old … Continue reading

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