Category Archives: Law Enforcement

Edging toward Godwin

This is a quick rant expounding on a thought I posted to Facebook yesterday. I’ve talked repeatedly about fear, and how Trump stokes people’s worries and concerns, and distracts from real problems. Unfortunately, it bears repeating. And repeating. And repeating… … Continue reading

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White defensiveness

“Not all cops” and “blue lives matter” is just as stupid as “not all men” and “all lives matter.” It’s defensive deflection. It’s someone (usually of a privileged group), taking the fact that certain groups are disproportionately victimized, as a … Continue reading

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Police as Executioners

In Baton Rouge this past Tuesday, police shot 37 year-old Alton Sterling as he lay on the ground with no weapons in his hands. The father of five was murdered. There’s no other way to describe it. He was physically … Continue reading

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A few thoughts on Baltimore

According to the media, Baltimore, Maryland is burning. According to a handful of people who are actually there, the ratio of peaceful demonstrations to violence and mayhem is actually skewed in favor of peace. No matter the specifics, it is … Continue reading

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Murder in Pasco, Washington

Police in Pasco, Washington, executed a man on the street this past Tuesday, February 10th. I generally don’t like using such inflammatory language, especially given the current climate of relations in urban (and suburban) America between citizens and police forces. … Continue reading

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Elected yet Unelectable – Michael Grimm

Michael Grimm Currently starting his 3rd term in the 11th New York Congressional District Michael Grimm is a relative newcomer to the national political scene, having been elected to public office for the first time in 2010. As of this writing … Continue reading

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Define Tyranny

The militia members and self-proclaimed “patriots” who have rallied to the side of Cliven Bundy have stated for years that they oppose government tyranny. In the case of Bundy, they claim they are merely defending him and other ranchers from … Continue reading

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