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Category Archive for 'Police State'

One can only hope, since he has no credibility and it would help defuse the tense situation in Ferguson: Ferguson, Missouri (CNN) — Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed teenager Michael Brown on August 9, is in the final stages of negotiations with city officials to resign, according to people close to […]

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Yesterday Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency in preparation for a possible outbreak after the grand jury verdict is announced. This, I thought, was a pretty interesting related story.

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Imagine that

I am so shocked: A call for backup that a police officer claims to have made seconds before he killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, reportedly cannot be found in police recordings. The officer blames the problem on his radio. Darren Wilson has told investigators he radioed “shots fired, send all cars” after a struggle […]

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Why, it reminds me of that old TV show, Supermarket Sweep! The seminars offered police officers some useful tips on seizing property from suspected criminals. Don’t bother with jewelry (too hard to dispose of) and computers (“everybody’s got one already”), the experts counseled. Do go after flat screen TVs, cash and cars. Especially nice cars. […]

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But isn’t this why we have a 4th Amendment? And didn’t we fight a revolution to stop crap like this? ARNOLDS PARK, Iowa — For almost 40 years, Carole Hinders has dished out Mexican specialties at her modest cash-only restaurant. For just as long, she deposited the earnings at a small bank branch a block […]

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God, transit cops are even worse than the regular ones. Why the hell did he feel it was incumbent on him to go after this guy? Musicians have rallied around a fellow subway performer who was arrested for playing at a Brooklyn subway stop – after the cop recited the law saying he WAS allowed […]

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Good. This must be driving those Dallas cops crazy: They call themselves the Huey P. Newton Gun Club, named after the co-founder of the Black Panther Party For Self Defense. Like the defunct organization which called for reform of community policing, demanding that police come from the neighborhoods they serve, the Huey P. Newton Gun […]

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Impunity

I have always known that cops did things like this, but it does seem like it’s getting worse. Or is it just that it’s easier for us to get the word out? The Brooklyn District Attorney’s office is investigating allegations that an NYPD cop wrongfully removed more than $1,000 from a man during a stop-and-frisk […]

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What do they mean, “if”? Ha ha, just kidding! I meant, “when” they refuse to indict Darren Wilson: (Reuters) – Missouri authorities are drawing up contingency plans and seeking intelligence from U.S. police departments on out-of-state agitators, fearing that fresh riots could erupt if a grand jury does not indict a white officer for killing […]

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I really don’t think there’s any question that something’s screwy with the JFK assassination. Why are so many of the documents still classified? Anyway, here’s another purported piece of the puzzle: A former Cuban exile anti-Castro militant told a conference audience Sept. 26 in a blockbuster revelation that he saw accused presidential assassin Lee Harvey […]

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