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ASSAULTING AN OFFICER, ger. The legal charge leveled against an unarmed, 150-pound, half-beaten-to-death or dead citizen subjected to “reasonable force” by uninjured policemen–when the only witnesses to the act are other policemen. 73 more words
Images of warfare abound these days, from Syria, Gaza, northern Iraq…and Ferguson, MO. As Dylan Scott (TPM) notes, the images out of Ferguson have been “harrowing.” “American law enforcement decked out in military fatigues, patrolling the streets in armored vehicles that look like they were plucked out of Afghanistan or Iraq.” 379 more words
(excerpted from Culture Wars: The Threat to Your Family and Your Freedom, by Marie Alena Castle)
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“ was not a friend of the poor. She was a friend of poverty.
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The reactionary and wildly creative decisions coming out of the Supreme Court are already having ramifications across the country where women, minorities, and the GLBT community are having to fight for their very basic rights. 2,392 more words