In one of Mark Dice’s humorous and disturbing man-on-the-street interview sessions, passers-by agreed with a plan to “repeal the Bill of Rights.”
If someone were to design an event to bolster public support for a militarized police state, what would that event look like?
Police accountability has been enjoying surprising strides in recent times through the efforts of online activism and social media. That success has been followed by a number of spiteful statists working to undermine those efforts.
Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly and Megyn Kelly discuss the subject of filming police officers during on-the job duties. Or, as host Bill O’Reilly describes it, “spying on the police.”
An upcoming video game, Battlefield: Hardline, gives gamers the opportunity to immerse themselves in paramilitary law enforcement in a so-called “all-out war on crime.”
The federal government actively works to get its agencies to appear on television and portrayed as the protagonists. They say that “branding” is important to their image and boosts the morale of the agents. What they don’t mention is that it also acclimates the citizenry to living in a police state.