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Remember, police beat Kelly Thomas to death on tape. They were acquitted.
Well, going to bed soon. The good news is that a bunch of Democrats were voted out; bad news is that a bunch of Republicans were voted in.
The real heroes of the climate wars are the ones slaving away in labs trying to figure out how to power our civilization w/o fossil fuels.
It's amazing how often people who are unarmed or carrying toy guns "reach for a gun" when confronted by police. http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/11/12-year-old_boy_shot_by_clevel.html …
Whenever I read a story that starts w/ "advocates want ..." and doesn't end with "to be left the hell alone", I should just close the tab.
Are drug warriors still throwing grenades at toddlers? Yep. http://reason.com/blog/2014/11/20/cops-throw-smoke-grenade-into-room-with?n_play=546ea4dbe4b004a20e4e6375 … via @reason
I never thought the day would come when Republicans would be to the *left* of Democrats on criminal justice. But here we are.
Think about that for a moment. Criminalizing a non-crime -- prostitution -- has effectively legalized a real crime -- rape. [1/2]
Maybe the Ferguson PD are right and Brown attacked the officer. But given the events of the last decade, why should we believe them?
Reminder: many politicians want to make resisting arrest a felony everywhere. http://reason.com/blog/2015/04/03/indiana-nurse-resisting-arrest?utm_campaign=naytev&utm_content=5520376be4b06d34ffb63130 …
We cavalierly ruin thousands of people's lives over fictitious made-up bullshit crimes. We are not a serious nation.
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