Had trouble uploading one of my mountain scenery photos so I picked this one of a young Lao militia member. Plastic surgery on the nose? Doesn't look like a Lao nose to me, must be a movie star.
Statement of Bias: Biden sucks--watch out if he puts his teeth in when he does.
This literature is produced in Amurika. My opinions are currently assisted by Helix Eat Sleep Rock. Headphones, always.
This week, Lee Camp interviewed Alex Vitale, author of End of Policing.
Vitale proposes that we as a society rethink how we deal with the societal problems which we currently use the police for.
For example, Portugal has made great strides in diminishing their drug problem by legalizing all drugs. Moreover, related problems like HIV, STD’s and overdoses have decreased dramatically.
Instead of involving the police, offenders are given treatment.
Welcome to the World of Dr. Mengele, courtesy of the Salt Lake City Police. Unlawful search and seizure. Whazzat? 4th Amendment. Those bullies in blue (BIB) don't give a rip! Yeah, we need police to serve and protect, not to coerce and detain. How much of this is going to go? Ask J. Beauregard Sessions--quick catch him before he puts his white robe on. Ask D. John Trump, if you can catch him of Twitter or a golf course.
This was quoted in gjohnsit's recent diary on the new McCarthyism: "Is This the New Russia?"
Charlottesville and before it, Berkeley, were the scenes of bloody confrontation. In the former instance a premeditated murder (or manslaughter with reckless indifference) occurred. In the latter, one example was a demonstrator being hit in the head by a University Professor with a bicycle lock and chain.
This is the Summer of Hate, about which I wrote only a few days ago.
The Justice Department's Community Relations Service released a training video for law enforcement last week. Its aim is to "ensure that interactions with members of the transgender community are respectful, professional and safe for all involved."
I actually like jury duty. And I consider it a point of honor to be an impartial juror. That said this time the case was scheduled to last 2 months and I had to schedule a neurologist appointment, so maybe my judgment was clouded.
But all I did was tell the truth.
The lawyer for the prosecution asked if anyone would (and we were interpreting that as "could") have difficulty with the government's case just because it was the government. I didn't - honest - but…