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Because he needs all the help he can find as "he gets ready for a war he cannot prepare for." Offered without further commentary because Javon needs no help. I'll be honest. I'm not happy with ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Aug 12, 2014 at 08:26 PM PDT with 57 Recommends
(Written by an American expat living in Germany where German Police Used Only 85 Bullets Against People in 2011) This week the Sonoma County California prosecutor stated they will not prosecute a ...
by Democrats Ramshield
Comment Count 165 comments on Wed Jul 09, 2014 at 04:56 AM PDT with 182 Recommends
It's late and I'm tired and angry. I don't see any other ...
by joeschmeaux
Comment Count 33 comments on Tue Jul 08, 2014 at 03:14 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
Two years ago a young man ran terrified through East Oakland, pursued by an Oakland Police Officer. Tripping, then crashing into a gate and coming around, the last thing he likely saw was the barrel ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 24 comments on Sun May 04, 2014 at 06:30 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
Have you ever answered your door while holding something? A pen, perhaps, or the remote. A tennis racket? A book? Have you ever opened the door not knowing exactly who is on the other side? You may ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 320 comments on Thu Feb 20, 2014 at 07:56 AM PST with 234 Recommends
Tomorrow, December 2nd, 2013 Manuel Ramos, ex Fullerton, CA police officer, will go on trial for the murder of Kelly Thomas, a homeless, mentally ill man beaten to death on July 5th, 2011. It will ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 47 comments on Sun Dec 01, 2013 at 08:07 AM PST with 81 Recommends
On Sunday afternoon I received a text message from Michael Rothenberg of 100 Thousand Poets for Change (100TPC), “What do you know about Andy Lopez?” I wrote back that English professor/writer ...
by okofay
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Nov 08, 2013 at 05:54 PM PST with 22 Recommends
"I am Andy Lopez and My Life ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 431 comments on Sun Nov 10, 2013 at 06:00 AM PST with 184 Recommends
Updated: by the SRPD's own admission, Andy Lopez hadn't fully turned around to see who might be calling to him before he was struck with bullets. That according to the autopsy, he was struck, among ...
by mahakali overdrive
Comment Count 33 comments on Wed Oct 30, 2013 at 12:19 AM PDT with 52 Recommends
Erick ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 260 comments on Mon Oct 28, 2013 at 04:09 PM PDT with 331 Recommends
Imagine you are walking down the street listening to music. Police see something about you that they don't like. They are behind you though and call on you to stop. You can't hear them. What happens ...
by Lollardfish
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Oct 28, 2013 at 06:39 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
There was a major development in Tuesday's shooting of 13-year-old Andy Lopez by Sonoma County sheriff's deputies--enough to merit a repost from last night. Late Friday, the FBI announced that it ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 28 comments on Sun Oct 27, 2013 at 06:15 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
I’m going to be the least popular person in this debate. I’ve already being criticized by my Facebook friends on both the political left and right. Of course both the far right and the far left ...
by okofay
Comment Count 53 comments on Sat Oct 26, 2013 at 06:57 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Late Friday, the FBI announced that it is launching a civil rights investigation into Tuesday's shooting of 13-year-old Andy Lopez by Sonoma County sheriff's deputies. FBI officials notified ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 29 comments on Sat Oct 26, 2013 at 03:14 PM PDT with 45 Recommends