Archive for August 22nd, 2016

Armed Enforcement: Bureaucracies Get Bigger and More Militant


Monday August 22nd, 2016   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 9:11am PST   •   0 Comments

They came before dawn, a squad of six armed officers, banging on the door of Maria Elena Hernandez, 62, a Los Angeles grandmother. When she identified herself, one of the officers twisted her arms behind her back and slapped her in handcuffs. Hernandez protested that the officers had the wrong person, but they duly...
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Taxpayer-Financed Stadium for Sale!


Monday August 22nd, 2016   •   Posted by Craig Eyermann at 6:22am PST   •   0 Comments

In 1996, construction began on a brand new major league ballpark in Phoenix, Arizona, which became the home of the Arizona Diamondbacks when it was completed and opened in 1998. Originally called Bank One Ballpark, the stadium is now known as Chase Field. The stadium cost $349 million to complete, of which, $238 million...
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