Archive for June 6th, 2020

June 6th, 2020 - 9:26 pm § in Donald Trump

More Sarah Cooper!


June 6th, 2020 - 6:39 pm § in Racism

Arrested for “dancing in the streets” while black

It’s the same old ugly story: A black man in his own neighborhood, minding his own business, is gang-tackled by a platoon of white cops. What was he doing? Exercising. (In the police report, “dancing in the streets.”) That’s a crime in Alameda, California? It is if you’[...]

June 6th, 2020 - 4:45 pm § in Misc.

Essay: We need better police, not no police

I don’t agree with calls to eliminate police, or drastically slash police budgets. We need better police, not no police. Somebody has to direct traffic, cite traffic violators, and arrest drunk drivers; respond to crimes-in-progress, investigate crimes, and arrest criminals; and protect societ[...]