Global Gulag

To Protect and Serve

Global Gulag Introduction
Reign of Terror
Stuck on Stupid
Totalitarian Collectivism
Radical Reactionary
Inherent Autonomy
Strappado Wrack
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Congressional Resistance against Presidential Despotism
The North Korea Paper Tiger
Defense Cuts and the Global Empire
Preppers, Patriots and Pirates
Bludgeon Constitution Replaced By Fiat Edicts
How to Correct the Course of America
Guns, Guts and Goons
Vladimir Putin Nemesis of the New World Order
The Duty of the Military in a Militarized Empire
Afghanistan - Failed War from a False Empire
America, Welcome to the Fourth Reich
Jurists Protect the State and Ignore the Constitution
Slaying the New York State Pork Dragon
Central Banks, BIS and Goldman Sachs Coercion
The Cowardly Congress and the Tyrannical President
Political Toadies and a Broken Down System
Hedge Funds Speculators and Their Poverty Premium
Weird Global Warming and Nuclear Science
Hosni Mubarak and American Foreign Policy
The 21st Century Decade Retrospective
Revolution against Central Banks
Road to Serfdom, Yesterday and Today
Genetic Modified Foods and Senate Bill S510
A Banana Republic Ripe for a Coup d'état
Greed is Good, but Derivatives are Better
OLD ARCHIVES
New World Order vs. America
Globalism - Sun Tzu and The Art of War
The HAARP that only angels should play
This Prison is Built One Person at a Time
Political propaganda is cult brainwashing
The Nature of American Denial
Interdependent Bankruptcy
NASA and the Masada Complex
NATO a Dinosaur Overdue for Extinction
An Indictment of the American Mind
Praetorian Prefect
Immigration Ends the Nation State
The Duty to Dissent
Gravitas best achieved when Embedded
Liberation whether you want it or not
How much fun is this war?
IMF at the core of the thief
Subterfuge that deceives parents
Revisit the Planet of the Apes
Imperium the foe of the NWO
Global Fair Trade
Metropolis Melodrama
FCC advances the Corporate-State
The CFR - NeoCon Connection
Total Recall
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Continuity of Government Commission
Pipe Dream of Economic Globalism
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The Plan - Apartheid Wall
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Pharisee Christians
911 + 2
Oil Roustabout Economy
Prince of Darkness is not the problem
Cuba a threat or an opportunity?
A "taikonaut" and spy in the sky
Paranoia is home spun
International Court of Justice
Satan lives in George Soros
George Soros is the Issue
Supreme Court Protects the State
Globalization: Exporting America
What is Conservative Populism?
UPS - Wal-Mart and Inflation
No where to go and no where to hide
All's well with Afghanistan opium trade
NeoCons are a terminal disease
CAFTA: Wall Street vs Main Street
"Neoliberal" Globalisation
Frank Rich vs. Bill O'Reilly
What Is This War About?
Outsourcing - worst of Crony Capitalism
UN transparency and accountability
Pre-emption and Unilateralism
The march into internment advances
The First Bush Presidency
Bilderberg Propaganda Rules the Planet
Different Kinds of Gulags
Jonathan Pollard a "False Flag" Superstar
Israel-First NeoCons = anti-American Turncoats
Treason Is Not Patriotic
The plan is moving along as always
The Extinction of the Middle Class
Is the Economy Viable?
USrael and Armageddon
Hamas, Israel and the United States
Martyring Voltaire
The Real Threat to National Security

 
The first sign of corruption in a society that is still alive is that the end justifies the means.
Georges Bernanos

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To Protect and Serve

Only SS Trooper Who Serves
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And Protects - Steven Seagal

Whether you like the police or not, we all have experiences in dealing with them in one capacity or another. Officers are humans beings, your neighbor and maybe part of your own family. Robo Cop has yet to get a patrol car or go on duty. So why do so many public safety careerists want to be separate from the populace, while chasing a claim of special privilege?

The easy answer is that the civic culture of the police: “To Protect and Serve” often translates into harass and control. Protecting the peace is not synonymous or equivalent to the enforcement of the law. Ordinary citizens live lives of voluntary respect for most laws. The threat of punishment or the fear of penalty does not infuse moral conduct. It is the ethos of the individual and their respective community, that produces law abiding citizens.

Nearly all people would prefer to get along with the sheriff then to confront them, as most deputies seek to evade, avoidable risky situations. Despite, such norms; frequently, the law is indistinguishable from rogue cops. An outlaw cop is a betrayer of the public trust. Accountability for one’s own actions is essential to every citizen and especially applies to those who wear the badge of public servant. If one is dedicated to authentic protection and service, the constituents for law and order will support the constable. A “Good Cop” has no fear of who he is and who knows it.

So why is William Sheehan an antagonist of the State of Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs? At the risk of citing the New York Times, Mr Sheehan publishes a web site that posts lists of police officers’ addresses, home phone numbers and Social Security numbers. In the spirit of accuracy and fact finding, the site in question is:  JusticeFiles.org

The stated mission of this endeavor is the dissemination of critical information.

“The site’s owner believes that only with a continuing and accurate data base of police officers, prosecutors and those that are part of the criminal justice system, can true accountability in government be achieved . . .  When it gets right down to it, our employees are not any more knowledgeable or moral than the rest of us. Yet, they persist in telling us that they know better. They persist on compiling vast databases in order to “police” us. They persist on building empires of bureaucrats, by taxing us far beyond the rate of inflation. Finally, they persist in their resistance any attempt at reform. This site intends to change that.”

Do you agree with the intent and essence in this concept? One’s answer may well be determined by your attitude about the nature of any and all, “PUBLIC SERVANTS”. Do they work for you, are you the ultimate boss? Or are you content to be a subject of their orders and obedient to the boot of enforcement?

Well, when bill, S.B. 6700 was proposed, passed and signed into law by the governor of Washington State, you got the answer from the Order of the Gendarme. The law stated: "A person or organization shall not, with the intent to harm or intimidate, sell, trade, give, publish, distribute or otherwise release the residential address, residential telephone number, birth date or social security number of any law enforcement-related, corrections officer-related, or court-related employee or volunteer or someone with a similar name, and categorize them as such, without the express written permission of the employee or volunteer unless specifically exempted by law or court order."

Surprisingly, an appeals court in Seattle ruled that the King County Sheriff must disclose full names of police officers and salary information to the publisher of a Web site. The appeals court noted that the lower court's decision runs counter to the state attorney general's interpretation of the public records law, which states: "A decision to permit inspection [of public records] cannot be based on the identity of the requester or the stated purpose, if any, of the request."

Finally, as reported by the Gannett News Watch, the court held that releasing the full names of the officers would not invade their privacy. Even if more private information about the officers could be tracked down from their full names, this is "a fact of modern life in this age of technology," according to the court, so the release of the names -- especially when the county routinely releases them in other situations -- does not invade the officers' privacy.

Friends, this is a minor victory; not for the usual culture that defends privileged privacy, but for little people - the real chiefs of ALL the police. A policemen can be a “Pig” or a “Super Hero” depending on their behavior and conduct. Most of the time they are doing a job that the vast majority of honest citizens respect. However, the inherent suspicion and recurrent mistrust for strong arm methods and deceitful intimidation, has diminished worthy regard for maintaining the peace. Goon squads have no place in a civil society.

Personal privacy has become a figment of the imagination, as the appeals court points out. There is no special status for any government employees. On the contrary, peculiar additional standing belongs to the citizen, since legitimate authority flows from their permission. When bureaucrats are exposed to the same rules, regulations and accountability as the average inhabitant, they will begin to serve their rightful intended purpose. The content on Mr Sheedan’s site is not out of line, it’s plain old fashioned public record access. No where to hide applies to everyone. Acting responsibly is the duty of all the people - public officials included.

SARTRE - July 16, 2003

The main political problem is how to prevent the police power from becoming tyrannical. This is the meaning of all the struggles for liberty.
Ludwig von Mises

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