HOQUIAM, Wash. — A 20-hour standoff between police in a Washington coastal town and a man who wounded an officer trying to arrest him on a warrant ended Thursday when the suspect died in a gunbattle with a SWAT team as his house went up in flames.
[...]Throughout the night, police fired tear gas into the house and used some loud distraction devices.
Around 6 a.m., flames were reported at the back of the house and the man came out the front.
Amanda BillyRock, the now legendary libertarian activist, has moved to New Zealand to find more freedom. Here she speaks of what it took to make the choice and then discovering that many other Americans have done the same. Interview conducted by Jeffrey Tucker
The word zeitgeist occurred to me while reading a March 22 headline in the New York Post: “Military-Style Drones Will Patrol NYC.”
US aids Honduran police despite death squad fears
posted 04/01/2013, 12:08 AM (Associated Press) [Category: Tyranny/Police State] TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — The U.S. State Department, which spends millions of taxpayer dollars a year on the Honduran National Police, has assured Congress that money only goes to specially vetted and trained units that don't operate under the direct supervision of a police chief once accused of extrajudicial killings and "social cleansing."
But The Associated Press has found that all police units are under the control of Director General Juan Carlos Bonilla, nicknamed the "Tig... (more)
Despite? The US is running the death squads, see here:
[...]The men are accused of a series of armed robberies throughout Wayne County. Officials say they hit businesses in Taylor, Westland, Canton, Harper Woods and Melvindale from May 2012 to March 2013.