is a problem!" Everybody else is saying "Welcome to the party, dumbass."
Groups on the left and right are uniting behind calls to end what
they say is the rise of a "militarized" police force in the United
They say the controversial police tactics seen this
week in Ferguson, Mo., are not isolated to the St. Louis County police
department and warn the rise of heavily armed law enforcement agencies
has become an imminent threat to civil liberties.
Lots of conservatives and libertarians have been saying this for years(along with "Get rid of the damn masks, you're supposed to be PEACE OFFICERS, not ninja.")
Want to do something else to help? Either get rid of qualified immunity completely, or make it a hell of a lot easier to get it taken away with cops and prosecutors misbehave.
Speaking of bullshit in the guise of LE, ran across this thanks to Insty; apparently (former)Officers Friendly want to be operators:
The images at the beginning and end are from The
Punisher, the fictional character described by Wikipedia as "a
vigilante who employs murder, kidnapping, extortion, coercion,
threats of violence, and torture in his war on crime." The audio is
the song "Die Motherf—-r Die" by Dope.
Doraville is a town of about 8,500 people, in the northeast suburbs
of Atlanta. It
last saw a murder in 2009 (at least through the end of 2012,
the last year for which I can find statistics).
Take all their damned toys away from them and send them back to school, because they either never learned or forgot that they're supposed to be PEACE OFFICERS.
Nice idea for breaking up asteroids. Except the difference between
Researchers at the University of Tennessee have discovered that
blowing the space rock up could make the collision worse by causing
several devastating impacts.
Instead, small changes could be made
to its surface to disrupt the forces keeping it together and cause it to
break up in outer space.
'blowing up' and 'cause it to break up' seems to mostly be 'We're making it break up a lot further out.'
One socialist making friends with another, and they both want into the Oval Office. Wonderful.