the changing names for things

Stopping travelers and taking their money used to be called “highway robbery,”  When it’s done by police in 3rd world countries we call it “corruption.”

The current name for it in America is “civil asset forfeiture” and the division of the loot is called “equitable sharing.”

It’s a two-fer:  grab the cash and then that cash to increase the militarization of your police force.

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