Why New York's Police Protests Must Continue — Now More Than Ever | The officers' deaths also provided ample opportunity for some extraordinary politicking. Soon after the shooting, Pat Lynch — the inflammatory president of the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association, the largest and most powerful police union in New York — tied the gunman to protests and the mayor, claiming that there was "blood on many hands tonight," including "those that incited violence on the street under the guise of…
Would You Rather Be A Nobody Or A Jerk To Everybody? This Graduation Speech Makes It Really Obvious.
NYT article about Trayvon Martin murder. "Mr. Zimmerman, who is studying criminal justice, was arrested once in 2005 on charges of battery on a police officer and resisting arrest with violence. The charges were dropped. Trayvon had no criminal record. He was suspended from his Miami high school for 10 days in February, which is the reason he was visiting his father. The family said the suspension was not for violent or criminal behavior but for a violation of school policy. "
25,000 March in New York to Protest Police Violence
More than 25,000 people marched through Manhattan on Saturday, police officials said, in the largest protest in New York City since a grand jury declined this month to indict an officer in the death of an unarmed black man on Staten Island. www.blacklives.info
Black Texans Protest Police Violence by Exercising Right to Openly Carry Guns | *I hate guns, I hate the NRA and cronies, I hate the lack of strong anti-gun laws in this stupid, macho Wild West of a country, and I hate that even some 'sorta-liberals' think guns are 'sorta necessary'. But as long as things are what they are: I ♥ this* Backatcha!!
Wisconsin cops deploy armored vehicle to collect fines from 75-year-old man for messy land. Attorney Ryan Lister said that the Marathon County Sheriff’s Department overreacted when it sent 24 armed officers and the Marathon County Response Vehicle (MARV) to 75-year-old Roger Hoeppner’s home earlier this month.