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The Hammer knows about trouble

Who knows what trouble lurks for politicians aspiring for higher office? The Hammer knows.

Take it from Tom “The Hammer” DeLay, who says Texas Gov. Rick Perry is going to face some serious fundraising trouble as long as he has those crazy indictments hanging over him. 161 more words

Rick Perry

Infamous speed trap town investigated over tickets

AP

The north Florida town of Waldo has long had a reputation as a speed trap, and it’s no wonder. A small segment of highway that runs through Waldo requires drivers to speed up and slow down six times: 65 mph becomes 55 mph; 55 becomes 45; then goes back to 55; then back down to 45; to 55 again and eventually, 35 mph.

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Culture

Are Black Americans Disproportionately Targeted by the Police?

The pundit class has been debating the point of whether Black Americans are disproportionately targeted by the police: targeted for traffic tickets, targeted for searching and questioning, targeted with guns. 132 more words

Class Warfare

U.S. Chamber and high-tech dirty tricks

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is a leading—maybe the leading—lobbyist for big business and conduit for big business campaign funds.  Now a new high-techninitiative, code-named Team Themis, has begun to use disinformation and NSA-type surveillance to discredit the Chamber’s critics. 799 more words

Abuse Of Power

THE THICK AND THE FAST

Now comes the turn of the Police over the paedophile ring scandal regarding Rotherham Council.

Only it’s not just the council and their corruption the Police have been protecting. 332 more words

Another Cop Tasers A Man To Death

http://www.fox10phoenix.com/story/26419038/motorcyclist-dies-while-in-mohave-county-custody

A 44 year old man was running from the cops after they tried to pull him over for a felony warrant.  He runs into the desert and the cops find him and taser him twice.   65 more words

Police State