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June 25th, 2020 - 11:44 am § in Racism

3 NC cops fired for horrifying racial tirades

Three white police officers in Wilmington, North Carolina, have been fired after their department discovered video of inflammatory chatter about black people, NBC reports. A video recorder apparently was accidentally activated in a squad car while the cops talked back and forth on cellphones and thr[...]

June 17th, 2020 - 12:45 pm § in Misc.

Should this person be a cop?

What do you think? Is she too emotionally fragile, perhaps even dangerously delusional? Would you want her patrolling your neighborhood? Read story here.[...]

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 8th, 2019 - 9:10 am § in Racism

Dead and Black

Veteran’s body came back from prison missing throat, heart, brain “This entire case smacks of a cover-up,” civil rights attorney Lee Merritt told CNN by phone. (6/8/19 CNN) Two days before he died, Everett Palmer Jr. called his brother, Dwayne, to tell him he was on his way from De[...]

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

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[...]