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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR POLICE STATE

Since this is a police state the only way to get them out is through violence.

During the time of readjustment after Joseph Stalin's death in 1953, Bulgaria's police state period gradually came to a close.

He had been prepared for a police state, tight security controls, a repressed populace, and a growing air of unrest.

For a closed society is not open to ideas of progress--and a police state finds that it cannot command the grain to grow.

Having experienced what the police state meant, he would have been untrue to himself if he had yielded to it.

You expect a responsible government to be in control after the removal of the police state.

I don't think you can get absolute security without almost establishing a police state, and we don't want that.