Tag Archive for cops

If Cops Want to Be Viewed as Heroes . . .

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Cops seem to have an almost frantic need to be regarded as “heroic” – yet they all-too-often act in ways that are downright cowardly. A good example of this is a recent incident in Clover, SC (news story here). A wobbly old man was pulled over for a very minor traffic infraction (expired tags). He…

Tortured Traffic Laws

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At some point – I think it happened back in the late ’80s – a government bureaucrat decided it was “unsafe” to ride a motorcycle without wearing a helmet. Not content to wear one himself (assuming he rode motorcycles; in all likelihood he – probably she – never did) a law was passed requiring that…

Stop Resisting Execution: Cold-Blooded Arizona Cops Assassinate Suspect with His Hands in the Air

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Kimberly Paxton The Daily Sheeple February 3, 2014 For absolutely no reason other than “because they could”, cops in Pinal County, Arizona executed a suspect who was standing there, not near any of the officers, with his hands in the air, offering no threat whatsoever.  Without trial, judge, or jury, they simply assassinated the man,…

A Step Back Toward Peace Keeping

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I grew up in an America with cops in the background. Most people – being not criminals – had almost no interaction with them and when they did it was generally civil and far more important, almost always on equal terms – with the cop respectful of the citizen. It goes without saying that’s all…

Utah Police Obtain Grenade Launchers, Riot Gear From Feds

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Like FEMA, local police are also preparing for mass panic Kit Daniels Infowars.com January 21, 2014 Police departments across Utah have been receiving surplus military gear well-suited for riot control, such as grenade launchers and armored vehicles, through a U.S. Department of Defense program that is far more prevalent than what was previously known, according…

Genital Tasing Heroes

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A lawsuit currently being heard in a federal court reveals how LA sheriff’s deputies assaulted a young black man who had done nothing wrong, tasering his genitals up to ten times, enough for the flesh to begin to cook. Sheriff’s deputies allegedly tased a man in the groin ten times over a littering citation Twenty-six-year-old…

If It’s Not About The Money . . .

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Ron Martin of Frisco, Texas says his goal is the same as that of police: To encourage safe driving. But the cops’ goal, of course, is different. Their goal is revenue collection. As much of it as possible. By any means possible. “Safe driving” is the window dressing – nothing more. Martin was arrested by…

NH man argues DMV’s denial of ‘COPSLIE’ license plate violates his free speech rights

Associated Press Nov 08, 2013 A New Hampshire man told the state’s highest court Thursday that denying him a vanity license plate that reads “COPSLIE” violates his political free speech rights. David Montenegro, of Farmington, said he wanted the plate because he feels it epitomizes government corruption. Lawyers for the New Hampshire Civil Liberties Union,…