Militarization of Police

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"They were buying condoms and wearing their CPAC credentials and I just thought it was hilarious."

Red State Editor in Chief Erick Erickson, on young men making contraception purchases near the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, The Daily Caller, March 7

"The FBI is now one of the largest holders of Bitcoin in the world."

-Bitcoin Foundation Chief Scientist Gavin Andresen after a bust of the black market website Silk Road, Newsweek, March 6

"What's happening here is that we're building a domestic military because it's unlawful, or unconstitutional, to use American troops on American soil."

-a former Marine Corps officer speaking at a Concord, New Hampshire, town meeting in support of the Police Equipment and Community Engagement (PEACE) Act, which would ban police purchase of tanks, TechDirt, February 18