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Month: October 2016

Cop calls black man a bum for feeding the homeless

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Privileged member of the tax-consuming class, in other words, a bum, struts around homeless camp dishing out insults to a man actually helping people. Daily Beast

How about a database of discipline/employment histories of police?

By: | Post date: October 26, 2016 | Comments: No Comments

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The Intercept.  In 2014, NYC paid out $215 million in settlements to the victims of the NYPD.  The department is sued around 4,000 times every year.  Open Data Projects are a crucial tool in the fight for accountability, and the information they expose has led to more accountability from the cops.  But police are costing […]

Drug-related arrests lead arrest statistics in 2015

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Reason. 83.9% of the 1,488,707 drug-related arrests in 2015 were for simple possession.  “Larceny-theft” came in second place at 1,160,390, followed by drunk driving at 1,089,171.  The lesson is that Prohibition induces a crime wave by introducing the element of violence in a normally peaceful, and profitable, trade.  As law enforcement gains more power and […]

Odds and ends

By: | Post date: October 21, 2016 | Comments: No Comments

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People are fed up with tough-talking DAs who carve a wide path of abuse and scandal.  Tough-guy types who cozy up to police departments, refuse to prosecute bad cops, put the innocent behind bars, and generally abuse their authority are being voted out of office. 23 secret legal opinions define limits of the power of […]

The US is bleeding Yemen’s civilian population, under the guise of a Saudi-led war

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US plunges into war with Yemen How many unsuspecting US civilians will bleed and die from terrorism fueled by the atrocities committed by the US-backed Saudis in Yemen at this very moment? The bombs, jets, guidance systems, and strategy are being provided by the US military.  All the hard stuff is taken care of, all […]

Whoever hacked the DNC/Clinton campaign deserves a medal

By: | Post date: October 20, 2016 | Comments: No Comments

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First post in months, so there’s much to comment on.  One of the bigger things that has bothered me these past months is the auto-demonization of Russia in regards to hacking, “aggression”, and the like.  Clinton and her fawning media have attempted to divert attention away from the content of the revelations to focus on […]