Tag Archives: Cops Gone Wild

The war on drug users

Radley Balko tells a tale that will shock you: A year and a half ago she was beaten by a neighborhood thug outside of a city bar. It took months of do-it-yourself sleuthing, a meeting with a city alderman and … Continue reading

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This is excessive force

10 Occupy protesters arrested at UC Davis quad A confrontation between police and Occupy protesters at UC Davis ended Friday afternoon with the arrest of 10 students after police officers used pepper spray to force protesters from an encampment in … Continue reading

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Pride, Integrity and Guts

To hear Thom Hartmann (and others) tell it, we live in a police state. I must have missed the memo that says liberals and progressives are supposed to hate the police. I was raised to like and respect the police. … Continue reading

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Occupy UC Berkeley

Police move to disband UC Berkeley ‘Occupy’ camp Dozens of police in riot gear confronted anti-Wall Street protesters at the University of California at Berkeley as the demonstrators tried to establish an encampment on campus. Television news footage from outside … Continue reading

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