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Police Corruption: A Question for Liberals and Conservatives and Notice to Libertarians

November 17, 2015 Leave a comment

Concerning the behavior of the so called bad cops, of which there are endless amounts among the few decent cops I’ve encountered, and decent doesn’t mean “let’s you go no matter what”, I’m not a moron or sociopath aka psychopath, don’t make assumptions about me:

Being that liberals dominate America, and even conservative cops, if such exist, must fall in line with liberal laws like upholding hate crimes laws, a liberal invention, not that all cops enforce them or actually care, and doing such has a liberal influence on any supposed conservative cops — and being that liberalism and similar views had a very early and strong increasing influence on America including during the segregation days — do you not think there is a correlation between increasing genuine HATE crimes by cops against anyone and everyone, and by hate, I mean any hateful behavior, because, oh God how dare I point it out: anything can be a hate crime, it’s not exclusive to precious gays, blacks and blah blah, you can kick cats because you hate them, yet no one makes laws defending cats under “hate crimes”, hypocrites. But back to corrupt police being hired, YOU are the ones hiring them, you are the ones letting endless immoral lying wannabe cops become cops, it’s not libertarians or fundamentalist Christians doing the hiring, so how can you Conservatives that side with Arminiastic Christianity and Catholicism pretend Calvinists are dangerous extremists, blasphemers, and how can you liberals who lump unknowingly Calvinists in with anyone you think is a “fundamentalist” (which in your culture you define as a literalist who believes in the dominant traditional interpretations of Scripture and in your ignorance lump in Calvinist (a type of Protestant) views in with Catholic (despite them being eternal enemies in various core teachings) blame them? Now you can put blame on Catholics, who dominate the world so much so there are over a billion of them of various types, liberal and conservative (hardly unified then, Catholics), because as Calvinists may point out now and then, Catholics are heretics who teach evil things, a wrong way to Heaven that leads not just to Hell, but makes the person who was converted worse off, because rather than being able to claim to God on Judgment Day, “I was ignorant, never read the Bible or much of it, didn’t hear much preaching, didn’t see any hint of what being a true Christian was like”, instead it will be the opposite to varying degrees. God will point out that they did have strong warnings of what was true.

Simply put: It is Calvinists or fundamentalist PROTESTANTS (conservative Christians of the non-Catholic type) running the show as you might put it, or the liberals and the conservatives (and if you hadn’t noticed, many conservatives are hypocrites who though blabbing about their Methodist or Catholic or Anglican church, HARDLY stay true to the Bible and rather get twisted up in political wranglings and babble to Christians directing it to THEIR OWN TYPE OF PEOPLE (not the rare Calvinist type that disgust them, the GENUINE fundamentalist Christians) to get their support, OR is the LIBERALS AND CONSERVATIVES that dominate government who have created laws and an environment leading to endless police corruption? Who do you think is screening those applying to be cops, is it CALVINISTS who teach that God destines you to Heaven or Hell, who oppose homosexuality, and strictly teach that God must be obeyed to the letter to have consistent blessings which at least and surely will be fulfilled after death or upon Christ’s return, who oppose getting tied up in politics and wordly struggles (like where such and such building should be built or if at all, if a new Starbucks is needed around the corner to attract more narcissists to the neighborhood), or are the screeners liberal, or conservative, or both?

SO, please please please liberals and conservative and liberal Catholics, Methodists, Anglicans, Episcopalians, Lutherans, please stop lumping in Calvinists of the Presbyterian and Baptist and possibly Lutheran branches into your “it’s your fault the world is so miserable” comments. It’s little better than blaming all Israeli’s and all Jews for the problems of the world. Of course, some Jews cause problems and they can have far reaching effects, but so can a rich person of any race and there are many super rich people of races other than Jews who make life miserable for the majority by hoarding their wealth and living off the interest from it rather than sharing and helping the needy out, I don’t mean helping out druggies and drunks who hide their sociopathy or narcissists pretending to be normal under the guise of being addicted or victims of the world, but decent people in need who really are victims of some type, or disabled in various ways or some severe way.

Now of course guess what the liberals or conservatives who hate the true Christian types will say who read this article and get the point? Being that they hate God and the important truths in life, they will, true to their evil and addiction to evil say, “Oh, so stranger/s to reality, you who claim to have the truth unlike us, are you saying you should be our judges, you cultists?! Hah! We’re in charge, deal with it!” And as an atheist scientist whether of China, Russia or America might reason when serious flaws are pointed out in their evolution theories, global warming / climate change claims or pretend heliocentrism based and Big Bang based astronomy and theoretical physics, “We’re still learning/evolving/getting better/weeding out the flaws with peer review/it’s working you science haters!” You’re gonna take how much longer to learn not to hire corrupt police? You’re gonna make sure no “good cops” go bad HOW? Two hundred years later and two hundred years more of non-stop police harassment every hour in every city and town HOW? You’re deluded if that’s what you think. AND NO: I DID NOT AND AM NOT IMPLYING TO HIRE POLICE ON THE BASIS THAT THEY HATE HOMOSEXUALS OR ATHEISTS OR CATHOLICS; Calvinism does not exclude or oppose and requires “Love your neighbor as yourself” and to forgive till God says to stop and to do to others as you’d have done to you.

LISTEN: Insane people repeat their mistakes, a good person repeatedly does good and tries not to do evil, not so that they merely appear to be good and/or to gain an advantage by making friends for their personal gain, but because they love to do good and love God. If you can’t tell a good from evil person, pray to God about that, and pray to know who God actually is and what he is truly like.

Have a nice day, or next day.

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Why America’s Legal System Is Corrupt, and How to Fix It (Improve It)

Imagine, one day, you find yourself surrounded by police and arrested. What for? The officer says, “Harassment.” And off you go to jail. You wait in jail, under bright lights, for a day, denied water, blankets, a pillow, or mattress while water is denied you and you’re surrouned and standing on filth and debri of all kinds, including deadly bacteria.

Finally, after two days, you’re given a sheet of paper that says you’re in jail for “harassment” and that your bail is $5000. After two days of waiting, your pet at home is starving, and its cries alert neighbors, animal control comes, and takes the pet away, and charges you with animal neglect and cruelty while you’re in jail, you’re also missing two days of work, and because you don’t remember the number or have any friends and the jail phone book is torn up (and hasn’t been replaced in two years and won’t be for two more) your boss decides to fire you. On top of that, you’re rental bill is due during the time you’re in jail, and utility bills, and because you were fired, you can’t pay for either, let alone to hire a professional attorney. You then decide to use the public defender, and are told, “Your charge wasn’t illegal, there’s nothing illegal about hold a camera facing someone’s deck in an apartment complex when you’re not trespassing.” The public defender then stands with you before the judge, and the judge says, “Misses Hagitha Morbid Obese Sixty-five-year-old accuses you of recording her deck window, are you guilty or not?” And you reply, “Not guilty.” Your defender then says judge, “Slim chance anything can be done to prosecute this case, judge.” The judge replies, “Are you aware of your client’s past?” a subtle reference to severely false accusations against you that are completely unrelated to the case and an attempt to bias the defender, who is supposed to be defending you, and not personal-feelings-vendetta justice. The public defender looks uncomfortable, and remains silent. The clearly biased judge, biased over allegations from a year ago, then says, I’m going to set a trial for this, June 11.

The defender then hands you his card and a paper over this case. Later, after one day more of being in jail, you are released, five miles away from your home, and stranded from lack of money. On your way home you lose the card and paper. You then begin searching to find out again who your defender is and when the trial is. You also check your mail as you usually do, but find nothing about any court date. Then the day before your trial, you call two different numbers for the courts of the county you live in, and finally get what you are told is the right one, only to be hung up on by the computer system once you’ve waited through it’s five minute long message. You then call again and after waiting again figure out which button you should press next, get a clerk to talk to you and after asking if you still have a trial date, wait for her slow computer to come up with the information you want. After waiting eight minutes and being put on hold, you’re told, “July 15, and call the day before since it’s tentative (meaning the case might be cancelled).

As you wait, one day, you start hearing dreadful knocks on your door, and when you try and look out your door peephole, you see it’s been smeared with vaseline and some blur of what appears to be a police officer waiting for you and being silent. You then experience this repeatedly over the days, and at one point, one tries to come inside, but finds the door locked, and you, terrorized thoroughly, covered in painfully itching hives all over your body, your hair has turned gray, and is nearly falling out as a result, and you having not slept for days, finally are at July 14. And you call to see if your trial date has been cancelled.

Again, after going through the same mistaken numbers and long waiting times, you’re told, “I see a warrant coming up.” You ask what it is for and you’re told it’s for missing your court date. You’re surprised and ask what is going on, and you tell the clerk that you were told “July 15”. The clerk replies, “It was June 11, July 15 would have been a Sunday,” and you repeat that that is what you were given a different date.” You then ask what can be done, and she tells you the bail is $302, and you ask if you’ll be arrested if you come in to pay and what will happen after, arrested or not, and she tells you that you’ll have to go before the judge and get a new court date. You ask if the warrant will still be in effect, and she says, “Yes.” You then ask if you can be arrested at court over the warrant, and she replies, “If the judge wants you to be.”

So, what will you do, knowing you are falsely accused, and have a biased judge in the system against you, and find out you will likely go before him again?

Finally you go to court after having been arrested and spending ten days in jail, in isolation, only let out for an hour a day, and the case is dismissed since it’s been established that Hagitha’s accusation doesn’t state any breaking of any laws. You are now out of a job, and unable to pay a large fine to your landlord, and have one less pet, due to it having died from lack of food and water.

After a few days, the same Hagitha accuses you of having come back and this time to have trespassed and recorded her naked. Once again police are sent after you, and you don’t know why, and find out you have a warrant again for harassment, stalking and trespassing and that you have no stated amount that would get you out of jail. You then pack up your things and live like a homeless person, in hiding, and eventually make it to another state, after having been repeatedly stolen from, losing your life’s work, which would have made you rich.

Was justice done?

I propose the Bible’s common sense law of witnesses be adapted:

“A single witness shall not suffice against a person for any crime or for any wrong in connection with any offense that he has committed. Only on the evidence of two witnesses or of three witnesses shall a charge be established.” – Deuteronomy 19:15.

The reason for a third witnesses is if the first two witnesses gave conflicting testimony in some parts of what they said or if subtle bias was detected in their testimony. Further, a person should not be arrested merely over something for which there is no hard evidence, and only three witnesses with conflicting testimony in key parts. Further, a person should not be arrested over testimony that was gotten by a wrong investigation, for example, investigating the witnesses while they are with each other, because if together, they could simply repeat what the other said. Further, a person should not be arrested over petty accusations, like, “He pointed a camera at me a few times” or “He shouted loudly about three times” and other things which were brief and didn’t lead to anyone losing anything of value or being injured physically. Judges should also not be allowed to try and bias a defender or prosecutor in any way.

Further, if a person arrested is disabled in any way, and is more than half a mile from his home, and has no transport of his own, he should be given a bus token, a bus guide for the local area or fare for a cab ride back home.

There are obvious other laws that could be made to prevent injustices like what I described (including ones to do with the treatment I described in jail) in my hypothetical scenario from occurring. One obvious one is to establish if the accusers are mentally ill, sick with any mental disorders that would make them prone to lying, like psychopathy and narcissism or are generally malicious towards others for no good reason and if they have any criminal history that indicates lying, such as financial fraud and lying in court.

Some might argue, “Police aren’t meant to be judges,” but that’s wrong. Judgment is required for everything in life, meaning, decision making. A police officer’s job is to determine whether or not crimes are being committed and if there is sufficient evidence and reason to file a charge of a crime and make an arrest, not to just arrest because someone said, “He took my picture without asking,” or something else that the police officer feels is bad and based on the officer’s personal feelings, harm or arrest you. So police are a type of judicial judge, they are the judge you encounter before being put before another judge, one who’s main job is to be perfect in knowledge of right from wrong and whether or not laws have been broken which he must give out some punishment or commentary for if he finds they have been broken.

Further, warrants should cease to be in action if bail is paid, and a person should not be arrestable (based on something petty) if it’s been established they are going to court to get a new trial or are already there to get one, otherwise the action is clearly dishonorable, malicious or a conflict of interest (discourages a person who a judge, DA, police or citizens wants judged to come in for judgment).

If the warrant laws or three witness laws are not made, whether it is disliked that they came from Bible or jealousy that it was written in it over 3500 years ago), America will continue to degrade, at least at the same rate, because they are not enacted. It will continue to degrade morally, and in organization and so efficiency and be drained financially due to interfering with jobs, lawsuits over that (if the imprisonment and accusations were found to be wrong), increasing the rate of injury and death lawsuits against jails and prisons due to overcrowding and mistreatment (like being put into an overcrowded jail), and the waste of building new jails and prisons which are an eyesore and not necessary. The financial damage done to citizens (and police and government officials who rely or need these citizens for their own financial well-being) hurts not just Americans, but people of other countries who rely on them to keep or improve their lives.

If these laws are not enacted, America will increasingly fill with ever more bitter or more bitter citizens, till the pot boils over and war breaks out do to the every growing injustice of all kinds, including police harassment, brutality, trespassing, property damage, sexual crimes and whatever else crimes they commit which are never reported due to fear, exhaustion and other reasons. Crime will not be allowed to go on forever, except in Hell, like shouting unjust insults, where it will only hurt the ones committing them, or any nearby prisoner, if your voice could be heard in Hell.

1965: Constitutional Law: The Peephole Problem

1995: Allegations of Corruption Against (NY) Police Rise 28%

1998: High levels of police corruption worry inspectorate

2008: Man Who Fell Off Couch Laughing at TV Show Ends Up Pepper Sprayed, Arrested
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,365645,00.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/lancashire/7449370.stm

2009: UK Couple told they cannot have their children back after being wrongfully accused of abuse

2009: Busts of corrupt US border police rise

2010: Worldwide corruption ‘on the rise’

2012: Police turned killer, one who supposedly couldn’t be corrupted

Prison Overcrowding in the United States

Prison and Jail Population Reaches 2.2 Million

Bail and Punishment: Many Behind Bars Have Been Convicted of Nothing

The American Experiment In Liberty Has Failed

It’s a failure because just as science is only as good as the scientists who add to it and use it, so the same is true for a government and its law enforcement system which are only as good as the people who are in government and uniform. And there are many more unjust people than just people in the world who are able to deceive, seduce or bribe their way into positions of authority, so the unjust people will always be the most successful because of their greater amount of resources, until God puts a stop to it.

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Hobbes’ Mistake – The Rational Case For Anarchy

July 30, 2011 2 comments

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whenever any form of government becomes destructive to these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their safety and happiness. Prudence, indeed, will dictate that governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shown that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such government, and to provide new guards for their future security. — Such has been the patient sufferance of these colonies; and such is now the necessity which constrains them to alter their former systems of government. The history of the present King of Great Britain is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations, all having in direct object the establishment of an absolute tyranny over these states. – The second paragraph of the Declaration of Independce of the United States, adopted by Congress on July 4th, 1776


Concerning the above police crime stats picture: What I call the Tax and Peace/Crime Paradox (TPP/TPC): Kentucky, with the lowest amount of police crime, has the highest amount of taxes on its citizens, and Vermont, with one of the lowest amount of taxes, has the highest rate! Kentucky is also one of the most polluted states. If that isn’t sad news for the American patriots and the poor, then what is?!

Perhaps anarchy can cleanse the United States and Britain, somewhat, temporarily, of its oppressive governments and their brutish criminal police forces, criminal for supporting their corrupt laws with the consent of most of them. But genuine cleansing that lasts, for those who want peace, will only come from God. Here is some insight on anarchy from Sauvik Chakraverti:

Hobbes’ Mistake – The Rational Case For Anarchy
by Sauvik Chakraverti
Times of India

In his classic “Leviathan”, written in 1651, the English political philosopher Thomas Hobbes established the liberal case for the state. He said that, without the ‘mortall god’ of the state to hold us all in awe, society would disintegrate, there would ensue “a war of each against all” and life would be “nasty, poore, brutish and short”. Since then, liberals in the West have upheld statism – and have encouraged state-building in the Third World. Today, it is seen that almost all the states of the Third World are predatory states, enemies of the people. They are huge kleptocracies which amass and then misuse economic powers and keep people poor. When libertarians talk of the need to do away with states and statism, we are accused, even by our liberal friends, of being anarchists. How do we defend ourselves from this charge?

The fact is: Thomas Hobbes was wrong. Very wrong. The following thought experiment will show how. Carry a tray of ripe bananas before a group of monkeys. What will happen? The monkeys will snatch and steal all the bananas: the Hobbesian war of each against all. Now take another tray of ripe bananas and carry them to a place where there are no monkeys but lots of human beings: Chandni Chowk, Connaught Place, Crawford Market… What will happen? No one will steal your bananas. If they want your bananas, humans will politely ask whether you will offer them in exchange for money. Homo Economicus is a moral creature. Because he has the ability to exchange, which the monkey does not, Homo Economicus does not snatch and steal. He has an inborn morality that respects property rights. In stark contrast, the Constitution of India does not recognise property rights!

Now, hang around in the market a little longer and observe who are the monkeys amongst us. Then you will see the policeman extorting goods for free; you will see the municipal functionary preying on urban commerce. These are the cutting-edge personnel of the predatory state. This clearly shows that: 1) the market is a secular basis of human morality; and 2) power corrupts.

Yet, it is important to note that Thomas Hobbes was a liberal. In Leviathan he does mention that every man would very much prefer to rule himself. We sacrifice some of our freedoms in exchange for the law and order that the state creates. The original cover illustration of Leviathan shows a huge king-like figure wielding a massive sword. A little careful examination reveals that the body of the ‘mortall god’ is completely made up of little people: the citizens. “Leviathan bears the body of the citizenry,” Hobbes says. In predatory states it is obvious that the sword of state is not borne by a ‘mortall god’. Rather, it is in the hands of a huge monkey. And its body is not composed of the citizenry; rather, it is composed entirely of little monkeys. Why should the entire Third World continue to suffer this situation? Will not absolute freedom – anarchy – be better?

The word anarchy has a beautiful meaning: no ruler. It does not mean chaos, as the enemies of freedom would have you believe. It means, quite simply, that the king is dead, and there are to be no more kings. All human beings are free and equal. There is no one to lord over us. There is no one with power. Before dismissing this option outright, let us inquire into what forces within civil society will maintain morality and order in the absence of the state.

Under conditions of anarcho-capitalism – no state – all the people will seek their survival in the free market. Statists believe that under such conditions robbery and thievery will ensue, but are their fears based on reality? After all, in a free market, cheating succeeds only in the short term. Every capitalist knows that, for long-term success, he has to protect his reputation. That is why brand names and brand equity matter so much in assuring us of quality. Only those who satisfy customers will succeed in the long run, and that is why morality will rule.

Secondly, in a completely free market, credit will go only to the creditworthy. Unlike today, when political allocation of credit prompts many to not pay their dues, under anarcho-capitalism, everyone will realise that creditworthiness is something to be cherished and carefully nurtured. Free banking will ensure more moral behaviour than politicised banking.

Thirdly, human beings, apart from being economic creatures, are also sexual creatures. This prompts them to raise families. Without a state that will look after them in times of trouble, under anarcho-capitalism, the family will be the main source of support. Families will be strong. Children will be well brought up. This shows that there are only two secular bases of human morality: the market and the sexual union. Not the state, which is a promoter of immorality.

Some will say that the free market cannot exist without supporting institutions. This is true. There must be courts and justice. But law is also an enterprise. Today, the monopolistic state courts system is hopelessly clogged and does not deliver timely justice. Further, it is based on the socialistic disregard for property rights, which cannot co-exist with the free market. We will need property rights to be enforced; we will need disputes to be settled or adjudicated. All this can happen easily under anarcho-capitalism.

Lastly, we will need some form of policing. This must be done because there will be a few thieves, rapists and murderers amongst us: a free society is not a perfect society. But, throughout history, such plunderers have come from outside the city, and the city people have always organised themselves for their own protection. Today, in our cities of joy, entire communities get murdered with tacit state police support. Tomorrow, with self-policing, we shall surely be safer.

The entire Third World, comprising two-thirds of humanity, is suffering because of Thomas Hobbes’ mistake. We must unitedly reject the notion of Leviathan. Statelessness and anarcho-capitalism will make us rich, moral and safe. We will all achieve our destiny. The path we must take is not to reform the state and its institutions, but to do away with them altogether. What is required is shifting the paradigm from nation-states to associations of free trading cities: limiting politics to the polis. – Source

I was wondering, thinking that anarchy in America at this point would be better then the system we have now, because there are millions of people in jail, sapping the states caring for them all, many of them in there for petty reasons (though I imagine many of these people in jail for petty offenses have done worse and just didn’t get caught, and were pestering others) and police officers offended at people giving them attitude. I know people hate me and Christians for judging them (not as in simply pointing out a person’s sins so they will stop, which the Bible implies not to do, but only if it’s to correct an attacker on Christianity the first or second time you hear their mockery and don’t see anyone else rebuking them, or so that others will learn from their mistakes, or to lead someone to Christ), so, it makes sense that the world would also hate police officers for “playing judge” over them. But it’s obvious that there are many corrupt and mentally ill police officers and judges all over the world who are wasting time and money by locking people away for petty offenses who are not a great danger to society like dealers of hard drugs are, molesters, murderers (that includes abortionists), rapists, prostitutes, people who do sexual acts in public, people who expose themselves in public, habitual thieves, thieves who steal items that can hurt a person’s life badly, robbers of the poor, being severely drunken or disorderly in public (and especially if unprovoked), abusers of children, stalkers, terrorists of some sort, and people who misuse their authority, like judges , police, and corrections officers to harass, interrogate, harm, detain or imprison people unlawfully. Instead, many American jails are filled with people who have offended an officer and charged therefore with “obstruction”, trespassers (people taking shortcuts to get somewhere, and not bothering anyone or damaging anything on their way) and people caught with some drugs, some alcohol, or who were a little drunk or drugged in public. And the time spent on dealing with so many people, moving them around and caring them, is a huge waste of time and money which could spent on people who are already very dangerous, in hiding, or on the prowl. Any many people are in jail on the word of one witness or two, and one witness is doubtable. And many of the rebels in prison are habitual offenders, who should be banished or executed, not lumped in with millions to drain the rest of the country to death of its wealth. Is that just, does this help the supposed goal that the authorities of America have to improve its efficiency, economy, peace, happiness, morality and advancement in science or religious truths? No way.

Now about Sauvik’s writing on anarchy here, I disagree with him about humans necessarily acting better than animals, especially since the Bible, in my opinion, makes animals out to be less sinful (will all monkey’s rob someone walking around with food, or more monkeys vs humans? that all depends on the monkeys and humans doesn’t it?), but, in general, given the huge amount of waste and oppression from the top to the bottom authorities, including the many stupid parents, young adults, and kids that decent to righteous people must struggle with in some way daily, it sure does seem like America and other police states would be better off, again, in general without police, without state governments, or rather, with only state and federal police and only the central governments we have now. And everyone who has been to court or waits on it and who is in jail or prison awaiting justice, knows that it is hardly speedy for most people. Justice for the poor is poor, and the few rich in comparison can and do easily afford justice, even injustice, attacking those they hate through the police and courts or mass media. Some might argue that the poor can’t afford good weapons to defend themselves, and that is why it’s good to have police and a state and national government: but I would argue all the time and money used on police and by them could be freed up by getting rid of them which would then make it available to the poor so that they could defend themselves. And everyone knows the argument that there would be less crime if everyone had their own guns to defend themselves (and I imagine that raising the stakes of making it a life or death situation when attacking someone would also make many gun-owning criminals delay any attacks they plan on making). Further, it is known that police do not hang around to prevent incidents in most cases, but just look around for a while, if at all, or when seeing those who’ve been accused of crimes (and there is evidence of those crimes) make things worse by there mere presence, inspiring the criminals to come up with lies or to take revenge and leave for a while, allowing them to get away with their crime. The current police system is also anti-capitalistic: where is the competition other than between counties and states? Imagine if you had to move to a different town, county or state to get a better product, at some point, unless you were very healthy, had a large family (helpers) and a job that didn’t depend on your location, you’ be worn out and drained of money fast. Can you call one police “company” over another? The only alternative for a weak, defenseless, sick, disabled or disoriented person is some local security, but if the population of the area is small, there may not even be that alternative. And few people are willing to or able to afford to move to go to some place where the police and community friendliness have a high approval rating and the amount of crime is low.

References:

Police brutality cases on rise since 9/11

[Police Murder the Disabled] In Cold Blood

U.S. Prison Population Tops 2 Million

1 in 142 US residents now in prison U.S. Prison Population Tops 2 Million

Prison and Jail Population Reaches 2.2 Million

US Prison Population at All-Time High

Prisons, Jails & Probation – Overview

New High In U.S. Prison Numbers
Growth Attributed To More Stringent Sentencing Laws

Incarcerated Felon Population in the US by Type of Crime Committed, 1974-2008 (note that there is a very annoying bookmarking panel in the way of the text, but clicking settings on the bottom of it makes it go away, and you must also close the window that pops up when you do that to make this “settings” window go away too)

More Information:

A Case for Anarchy

Efficient Anarchy

Forest Life – Anarchy Does Work

The Moral Case for Anarchy

Why Hobbes’ State of Nature is Best Modeled by an Assurance Game

Thomas Hobbes Was Right Anarchy Does Not Work

The Bible, Government and Christian Anarchy

Related Information:

Talk about unfair power: US Police are protected by the defense of immunity

Most people in prison or jail have low levels of educational achievement, have limited job skills, and report low earnings prior to their incarceration

Incarceration is not an equal opportunity punishment

Links to virtually all the empirical criminal justice research available online

“The Israelites said to Gideon, “Rule over us—you, your son and your grandson—because you have saved us from the hand of Midian.” But Gideon told them, “I will not rule over you, nor will my son rule over you. Yahweh will rule over you.”” – Judges 8:22-23

“In those days Israel had no king; everyone did as they saw fit.” – Judges 20-21

“locusts have no king,yet they advance together in ranks” – Proverbs 30:27

“When a country is rebellious, it has many rulers, but a ruler with discernment and knowledge maintains order.” – Proverbs 28:2

“A ruler who hearkens to lies will have corrupt officials” – Proverbs 29:12

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