The police arrested journalists in Ferguson, Missouri. Who out there believes we are not a police state?

Posted by: 1814Username

The evidence is overwhelming that we are a police state.

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We are a police state. Incarceration has risen over 700% since the 80s. We have 1/3 of the entire world's prisoners. We profit the most off of prison labor. The police are being militarized. NSA spying is all about us.

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We are not a police state. There is a logical reason to arrest journalists eating in a McDonald's.

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debate_power says2014-08-15T16:27:28.0149656-05:00
We're getting to be one, We're not in the FULL police state phase yet, though.
debate_power says2014-08-15T16:30:00.3286578-05:00
I wonder why people keep calling Russia things like an "imperialist police state", "fascist empire", "international aggressor", et cetera... It's none of those things. Ironically, the people who invented that propaganda are working for the true "empire".
1814Username says2014-08-15T16:45:30.3146985-05:00
Oh I agree debate power ... What scares me is two things: A) prison expansion programs and B) private prisons asking for occupancy guarantees. For example, crime in Florida is falling, but they are building more prisons. Why is that?
1814Username says2014-08-15T16:57:22.8246794-05:00
Do people really understand the number of victimless felonies are given in this country? It is staggering. Most of the people who talked about prison have never set foot in one let alone worked in one. They talk from a point of ignorance.

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