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WATCH: Cop Says ‘You’re About to Die’ As He Shoots Handcuffed Man in Head During Police Booking

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Nearly two years have passed since Sgt. Tyler Longman ran into a police booking office, gun drawn, threatened to kill the fully handcuffed Michael Chad Breinholt, and then pulled the trigger with the gun to his head. Despite the gruesome execution caught on body camera footage, the department ruled Breinholt’s death justified and the killer cop remains gainfully employed with the West Valley City police department. At the time of his death, Breinholt was in need of mental health help but was brought to jail instead. Body camera footage, recently released, from that fateful day on Aug. 23,...

‘I Can’t Breathe’: Three Cops Charged With Murder For Beating Innocent Father to Death on Walk Home

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For months after her brother Manuel Ellis’ death in police custody, Monet Carter-Mixon fought for answers. She was told that her brother who is a father of two and active member of his community’s church, randomly attacked two cops and was subsequently killed while doing so. But Carter-Mixon didn’t believe the official story and set out on a mission to expose the cops who killed her brother. It worked. According to police, on March 3, 2020, Ellis had been at church all night playing drums with the church band before he was killed. He then went to his mother’s home afterward before going...

News Roundup 5/25/21

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News Police unions are stifling efforts to reform the criminal justice system. [Link] The National Guard withdrew from DC. [Link] A federal court rules that Georgia’s anti-BDS law is unconstitutional. Abby Martin brought the lawsuit after the state attempted to prohibit her from promoting BDS. [Link] Biden’s nominee for Secretary of the Air Force has worked for weapons makers. [Link] A warplane owned and operated by Draken US crashed after takeoff, killing the pilot. [Link] China The Pentagon says China is the top “pacing threat” in space. [Link] Three workers at China’s Wuhan...

Police Numbers Plummet as Killer Cops Held Accountable

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New reports from across the country show that police departments are unable to keep their numbers up as fewer people are applying to be cops and record numbers of cops are seeking early retirement or simply quitting. There is a police recruitment crisis in America but this should not surprise anyone and can serve as a major opportunity, if we seize it. Though calls for police accountability have been becoming louder over the last few years, the movement sparked by the murder of George Floyd set off a powder keg which has led to historical reform from coast to coast. As a result of the...

Cop Convicted of Child Sex Ring Participation Will Serve No Jail Time

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As TFTP has reported, since 2017, information over a years-long child abuse saga involving Louisville Metropolitan Police Department (LMPD) officers has slowly trickled out, leading to multiple officers being arrested and sentenced to prison. Hardly an isolated incident, in total, a series of seven lawsuits names more than eight current or former LMPD officers. One of those officers—who was subsequently arrested for child sex abuse—was officer Brad Schuhmann, 32. Despite horrifying details coming out in the case against Schuhmann, he was granted a sweetheart plea deal in which he will...

News Roundup 2/18/21

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News Chicago’s Mayor Lori Lightfoot took $281 million in Covid relief money and allocated it to police. [Link] An Appeals Court rules that NYC can release the misconduct records of police officers. The police union attempted to sue to keep officers misdeeds secret. [Link] The US will keep 5,000 National Guards soldiers deployed to the Capitol through March 4th. [Link] The military is reporting a third of soldiers do not want the Covid-19 vaccine. [Link] Several non-profit groups urge the US to repeal the 2001 and 2002 AUMF. [Link] Europe New documents reveal how close the NATO and the...

New Report Obscures Killing of Duncan Lemp

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One of the most positive developments from last year's political strife was a stronger focus on police abuses and no-knock raids. Some states and cities have imposed new restrictions, others are working toward greater transparency when it comes to police shootings. Unfortunately, Maryland, a state that has wrestled with some of the most egregious SWAT and no-knock cases in the country, remains mired in controversy. The state has a long record of SWAT debacles. After police wrongfully raided a mayor’s house and killed his dogs in 2008, Maryland required police to report every SWAT raid....

A Protected Class: Police Union Issues ‘Get Out of Jail Free’ Cards to Civilians

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Known as blue privilege, there is an unwritten law among police officers: when they catch their fellow cop, or even their fellow cop’s family member or friend breaking the law, they are let go without consequence. Situations that have led to the murder of minorities and poor people end far differently when its police and their families caught committing the same crimes. A recent report out of Vice shows that this corruption runs so deep that police unions actually issue courtesy cards to friends and family of cops that allow them to get out of minor infractions. The cards are issued by...

Patrick M. Rose Boston Police Union Leader is Child Rapist

Boston Globe: Patrick M. Rose, a former president of the Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association, was ordered held on $100,000 bail Thursday on charges that he sexually assaulted a girl on “multiple occasions” from when she was about 7 to about 12 years old. Rose pleaded not guilty at his arraignment before Judge Kathleen Coffey in the West Roxbury Division of Boston Municipal Court. For most of the hearing, he kept his back to the courtroom and wore a mask and blue plastic gloves, and held one hand over the right side of his face. Prosecutor Audrey Mark said, “There is a need for high...

Reboot Government? No, Dismantle It

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Imagine my intrigue at seeing this subtitle kicking off a recent op-ed in USA Today: Why do Americans hate Washington? One reason is that it makes us feel powerless. Americans hating Washington? An article exploring how the state makes its citizens feel powerless? Sign me up. It didn’t take long, however, for me to be disappointed. The article started out promising, by citing “discontent” toward government coming from “both sides.” “A survey in 2018, for example, found that almost two-thirds of Americans favored ‘very major reform’ of government, almost double from 20 years ago,” the...

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News Roundup 8/18/2022

US News Air Force Special Operations Command’s CV-22 Osprey aircraft fleet has been grounded over unknown issues with the clutch. Defense News China A top US military commander said Tuesday that the US must “contest” China’s missile launches over Taiwan that were...

News Roundup 8/17/2022

US News The Department of Education will forgive student loans for ITT Technical Institute students from January 1, 2005 until it closed in 2016. Over 200,000 former attendees of the school will have $3.9 billion forgiven. Market Watch The Army transferred control of...

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Attention Fellow Philosophers: The Protestant Libertarian Podcast

On a recent episode of The Protestant Libertarian Podcast, Alex Bernardo and Laurie Calhoun discuss the MIC, its cultish features, the war on terror, Ukraine, war propaganda, and what to do about all of it. This relatively new podcast also has episodes on Ludwig...

RIP Michael Badnarik

I am told this morning that Michael Badnarik died in his sleep of heart failure last night. Michael was a great believer in and defender of freedom and the United States of America and its Constitution. He represented the Libertarian Party as presidential candidate...

KPFA Saturday Evening News–How Violence Breeds Violence

Short contribution of Laurie Calhoun to the KPFA Saturday Evening News on August 6, 2022, with David Rosenberg about drone assassination and the logic of “violence breeds violence”. This three-minute exchange spans 5:10-8:15. Many other foreign policy topics are also...

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COI #312: UN Peacekeepers Commit Rampant Sexual Crimes in DR Congo

On COI #312, Kyle Anzalone discusses the Congo, Russia and China. Odysee Rumble  Donate LBRY Credits bTTEiLoteVdMbLS7YqDVSZyjEY1eMgW7CP Donate Bitcoin 36PP4kT28jjUZcL44dXDonFwrVVDHntsrk Donate Bitcoin Cash Qp6gznu4xm97cj7j9vqepqxcfuctq2exvvqu7aamz6 Patreon Subscribe...

COI #311: The White House Will Continue to Push Beijing

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COI #310: Was the Al-Qaeda Leader Killed in Afghanistan?

On COI #310, Kyle Anzalone and Connor Freeman discuss Iran, Israel and Afghanistan.   Odysee Rumble  Donate LBRY Credits bTTEiLoteVdMbLS7YqDVSZyjEY1eMgW7CP Donate Bitcoin 36PP4kT28jjUZcL44dXDonFwrVVDHntsrk Donate Bitcoin Cash...

Don't Tread on Anyone

10 Debunked Conspiracy Theories Democrats Still Believe!

https://youtu.be/DG99R2dB8eg The problem with political decisions isn’t that most of us don’t get our own way. It’s also that these decisions are usually imposed on us against our will, by threats of violence...Democracy, as we practice it, is unjust. We expose...

The Utilitarian Case for Voluntaryism

https://youtu.be/mO0Wi-elguk If I try to take something from you, you will resist, imposing costs on both of us in the form of property damage and bodily harm, in addition to the cost of security you may incur to prevent future acts of coercion. It’s not just that...

The State is the Health of War

https://youtu.be/WnvtYw_QKQE Critics often dismiss private law by alleging that disputes between enforcement agencies would lead to combat — even though this happens between governments all the time! In truth, the incentives for peaceful resolution of disputes would...

Liberty Weekly Podcast

Josh Rogin, Propagandist Ep. 228

https://youtu.be/KOfe5385Pjw In this episode, I profile one of this era's most influential neoconservative voices, Josh Rogin. Rogin is a twice weekly columnist at the CIA Washington Post, where he advocates for US interventionism in every possible foreign...

Pelosi’s Pickled Provocation Ep. 227

https://youtu.be/6t0w03HduRI In the last two weeks, I spent a great deal of time covering Nancy Pelosi's reckless diplomatic visit to Taiwan. As a part of my coverage, I made a panel appearance on Around the Empire with JoAnne Leon and was glad to be a guest on It's...

Lies, Damned Lies, & War Propaganda ft. Prof CJ Ep. 226

  https://youtu.be/Qp4xpGlxsx8 In this week's episode, I invited Prof. CJ of the Dangerous History Podcast on to talk about Part I of his current podcast series. In Part I, Prof. CJ explores the "massive British propaganda operation in the US that ran from...

The Danger of the Fake China Threat ft. Joseph Solis-Mullen Ep. 225

https://youtu.be/OEcx1yQn6ic This week, I invited Joseph Solis-Mullen on the show to discuss his most recent article published at the Libertarian Institute. The article, entitled "The Fake China Threat and Its Very Real Danger" does an excellent job of demonstrating...

Year Zero

Tim Pool is Wrong About China w/ Patrick MacFarlane

Patrick is back, and this time we’re discussing how and why Tim Pool is wrong about China. Liberty Weekly Patrick Twitter Discord Libertarian Institute 19 Skills Pdf Autonomy Course Critical Thinking Course Donate Patreon RyanBunting.com

BTC Vs ESG w/Car

Car from TLE joined me again. This time I wanted Car to address my Concerns about ESG, and how he thought BTC was the answer. Timeline Earth Who is Car Timeline Earth Discord Libertarian Institute 19 Skills Pdf Autonomy Course Critical Thinking Course Donate Patreon...

Origins and Myths w/Adam Patrick

Adam Patrick is back to discuss the roots of metaphysical thought and language. Discord Libertarian Institute 19 Skills Pdf Autonomy Course Critical Thinking Course Donate Patreon RyanBunting.com

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