Dignity and Respect in Blue
By Philippe Gastonne     
The curriculum in most police academies is heavy on firearms and self-defense techniques. This is necessary but not sufficient. Police need public cooperation for one simple reason: They are usually outnumbered. Top marksmanship will not help one officer control a hostile crowd of 10, 50, or 100 people. His best weapon is the ability to get them on his side. An arms-race mentality is just one sign police in many places have forgotten this principle. Armored vehicles take the place of common ...
Greece: Sunday's Vote Will Determine Liberty Or Serfdom
Editorial by Paul Craig Roberts     
According to history books, democracy originated in Greece. Of course, historians could be mistaken, but this is the prevailing view ...
NSA: Visualize Everything
Staff News & Analysis     
Do you remember those "Visualize World Peace" bumper stickers? They gave the National Security Agency an idea, apparently. Now the agency ...