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November 26th, 2018 - 11:32 am § in Misc.

$1 million bail for possession of cotton candy

Dasha Fincher, a Georgia woman, was pulled over for tinted windows that aren’t illegal, and after her car was searched without a warrant, she was arrested for possession of cotton candy, then held in jail for 3 months because she couldn’t post $1 million bail. Now she’s suing the cops who [...]

December 21st, 2017 - 5:04 pm § in Misc.

Wh-a-a-a-t???

We previously posted about this story. Two Michigan cops searching for a 40-year-old female stabbing suspect drew guns on a terrified 11-year-old black girl, then handcuffed and detained her. Now, the police chief says the cops “followed procedure” and won’t be disciplined, and spe[...]

August 21st, 2017 - 12:18 am § in Donald Trump

AFTER TRUMP: Amerika’s Cops

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May 30th, 2017 - 11:32 am § in Misc.

Cleveland PD fires Tamir Rice’s killer

The Cleveland Police Department has fired 12-year-old Tamir Rice’s killer for errors in his job application, and suspended his partner for lousy driving. Read story here. Everyone in government knows how these things work. You can’t prosecute cops for shooting kids, and there’s no [...]

April 11th, 2017 - 8:23 am § in America, Bill of Rights, Jefferson

UPDATE: United drags doctor off plane to give his seat to employee

We all know commercial air travel sucks, but United has sunk to a new low in despicable treatment of passengers by violently dragging a paying passenger off a Chicago-to-Louisville flight to make way for a United employee traveling standby. The airline first asked for volunteers, and when it got non[...]

February 2nd, 2017 - 5:44 am § in Misc., The Ave Scene

Why Public Unions Are Bad … Seattle’s Cops and Trump’s Feds

Meanwhile at the federal level: President-elect Donald Trump and the Republican-controlled Congress are drawing up plans to take on the government bureaucracy they have long railed against, by eroding job protections and grinding down benefits that federal workers have received for a generation. Hir[...]

December 22nd, 2016 - 3:27 pm § in Uncategorized

When black people call the police

Here’s what we know so far:  In Fort Worth, a black woman called the police after a white neighbor allegedly “grabbed and choked” her 7-year-old son for littering on his property.  The responding officer told her, “Why don’t you teach your son not to litter?” Th[...]

October 27th, 2016 - 2:50 pm § in America, Hypocrisy, Politics, The Ave Scene

How many Black athletes would kneel for the game?

Im sorry, but not standing for the Star Bangled Banner is something kids do at high school assemblies to protest injustice they learn about in their social studies classes.  While I do applaud and admire Colin Kapernick, San Francisco 49ers Quarterback, who has taking a stance against “the op[...]

September 27th, 2016 - 1:46 pm § in Misc.

Cop resigns after beating homeless man

Houston police officer Jairus Warren resigned Monday after internal review recommended firing him for the Sept. 15 baton beating of a homeless man in a train station. The question is, will Warren get another police job? Many departments will be eager to hire this cop, because they’ll get someo[...]

September 27th, 2016 - 6:02 am § in Uncategorized

Southern cops and body cameras

Protests erupted in Charlotte last week after another black man was gunned down by cops. Police claim he pulled a gun, but can’t back that up. The police chief refuses to release dash and body cam videos to news media or the public. The man’s family complains they were shown only 3 minut[...]