Ron Paul in 1997: ‘The March Toward Martial Law’

August 21, 2014 – “In a police state, police are national, powerful, and authoritarian. Inevitably, national governments yield to the temptation to use the military to do the heavy lifting. Once the military is used for local police activity, however minor initially, the march toward martial law with centralized police using military troops as an adjunct force becomes irresistible.”

Do you believe Americans live in a police state? What are your thoughts on the militarization of local law enforcement?