via The Anti-Media:
(TheAntiMedia) Here are ten frightening facts about the police state that you need to know about:
- More than 500 American citizens have died after being tased, a device considered “non-lethal.”
- The yearly cost of the War on Drugs to the American taxpayer is about $40 billion. The estimated cost to end hunger worldwide is $30 billion yearly.
- There are more than 80,000 military raids conducted by police every year in the United States.
- There are roughly 2.3 million people locked up in the United States with another 5 million on probation or parole. The overwhelming majority are for non-violent crimes.