Tag Archives: Police

Colin Kaepernick Kneels Because You Kneeled First

One Saturday morning about 47 years ago, soldiers entered a tropical hamlet in search of enemy fighters and killed more than 500 unarmed civilians, many at point-blank range. One of the execution methods also included throwing a villager down a … Continue reading

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DEVELOPING: 3 COPS DEAD IN BATON ROUGE, LA

Update (23:15): Ideological Ho, Anyone? The scramble to piece together Gavin Long’s beliefs are important in the way they can form a picture of motivation, intent and networks. While not confirmed, I’m now hearing that Gavin Long claimed to be … Continue reading

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WHY A HENDERSON, NEVADA POLICE DOG ATTACKED A 17-MONTH OLD BABY

It’s been almost a year since Henderson, Nevada police Sergeant James Mitchell dispatched his service dog, a Belgian Malinois named Doerak, into a vehicle where 17-month old Ayleen Alvarez sat in the back seat. Doerak attacked little Alvarez, leaving her … Continue reading

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CITY OF FERGUSON DESERVES MAFIA TREATMENT

Over 90 years ago in young America, gangs began to squeeze money out of communities using a mixture of business savvy, intimidation and terrifying brute force. You likely know most of these gangs by another name—the Mafia. There seemed to … Continue reading

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AFTER FERGUSON: WHY THERE WILL BE MORE BLOOD

On the Ferguson Grand Jury decision to not indict Michael Brown’s killer, Officer Darren Wilson… My pen has been silent up to now. I’ve been sharing my thoughts online since Brown’s death, so I’m not sure what’s new to add here. I’m … Continue reading

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TEAM OBAMA ENABLED FERGUSON INJUSTICE

On the one hand, you have President Obama—albeit late—discussing Ferguson, Missouri and the Michael Brown shooting as examples of America’s imperfect and unjust criminal justice system, while the other has one of the President’s federal agencies creating a no-fly zone … Continue reading

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ALWAYS LOOKING FOR THE BLACK ONES WITH THE BRICKS

  The Broken Windows paradigm of law enforcement – or more specifically, the policing strategy of stopping or arresting perpetrators of minor, quality-of-life crimes to prevent more serious offenses from occurring – received a big endorsement from most New Yorkers … Continue reading

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ANGEL SHOOTS DEVIL TO DEATH IN FERGUSON

  A long time ago, an observant man from this organization summarized people who subscribe to dialectic axioms as “folks who believe that once you identify ‘what it is,’ you’ve automatically identified ‘what it’s not.’” Many news organizations use this tactic, … Continue reading

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BLACK CODES OF MODERN-DAY FERGUSON

  People who ask “How come Blacks can’t get ahead” – whether in inquisitive or derogatorily accusative terms – can look to ArchCity Defenders‘ researched exposé (pdf) of Ferguson Missouri’s predatory law enforcement and court systems for a source of answers … Continue reading

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POISON BANANAS, REVISITED

  The significance of last night’s post about the events in Ferguson, Missouri and in other American cities is that I’m typically not the guy who places the words “America” and “Banana Republic” in the same sentence. Being a fascism conspiracy theorist isn’t … Continue reading

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