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One class of citizens gets swept up and crammed into "holding cells" -- denied the basic America Right of knowing why they're being held. (the other class, is doing the "sweeping" ...) They are ...
by jamess
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 10:22 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 may go down as a watershed moment in the history of American civil rights. At the Supreme Court, the justices heard oral arguments in a set of cases which may decide ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 06:57 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
... And he knows it. We sent Freedom of Information Act requests to every Red State governor or legislature who refused to Expand Medicaid. Thus far, eleven red state governors and one red ...
by Tortmaster
Comment Count 39 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2015 at 04:25 PM PDT with 116 Recommends
There is no innocence in electing those who pretend to be ignorant to win votes from those herded into non-thinking Gerrymandered districts -- and no stupidity in politicians reaping the reward, ...
by The Reasonable Voice
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Mar 26, 2015 at 07:02 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Police Departments across the country have a serious problem. Much of the Public no longer trusts them. And much of this widening Distrust can be traced back to individual Police Departments ...
by jamess
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Mar 07, 2015 at 11:33 AM PST with 18 Recommends
When in the course of Human Events ... it becomes necessary to find out what "stuff" means; and then to claim those 'intended meanings' as our individual Birth-rights ... The Final Text of the ...
by jamess
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Feb 19, 2015 at 07:05 PM PST with 13 Recommends
At least some of the KKK's hate-filled members that is. Some of them will now be doing time. Due to the DOJ's 'actual' pursuit of 'the ideals' they are sworn to protect. Department of Justice -- ...
by jamess
Comment Count 22 comments on Mon Feb 16, 2015 at 10:06 AM PST with 27 Recommends
It's a start . Even though he seems to be explaining "racial bias" as a "mental shortcut" of some cynical police officers -- worn down by their difficult 'seen-everything' dangerous jobs; Director ...
by jamess
Comment Count 25 comments on Sun Feb 15, 2015 at 11:19 AM PST with 47 Recommends
This week, the expanded House Republican majority marked the 42nd anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision by comically failing to pass a 20-week abortion ban ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 28 comments on Sun Jan 25, 2015 at 09:00 AM PST with 66 Recommends
If a hundred cars drive by a 'speed trap', and no one was issued a Ticket -- Was there any Crime? That is the seeming conundrum ... Former police officer exposes Chesterfield’s ticket quota ...
by jamess
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun Jan 11, 2015 at 01:06 PM PST with 32 Recommends
The American People are NOT the "Enemy" ... War Comes Home : The Excessive Militarization of American Policing aclu.org All across the country, heavily armed SWAT teams are raiding people’s ...
by jamess
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Jan 01, 2015 at 10:33 AM PST with 30 Recommends
When police can kill people of color with impunity, and not have to face trial for their probable crimes -- then something is definitely wrong with our Justice System. When the victims of such ...
by jamess
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Dec 03, 2014 at 06:13 PM PST with 13 Recommends
Better late, than never ... the old saying goes. In wake of Ferguson protests, US Attorney General to announce plan to target racial profiling by Kate Brumback, Associated Press; startribune.com --
by jamess
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Dec 01, 2014 at 06:43 PM PST with 8 Recommends
by valetteclark
Comment Count 28 comments on Mon Dec 01, 2014 at 09:20 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Allegheny County Family Court Judge Kathleen R. Mulligan precluded me, a mother and a witness, from testifying in a civil personal injury case related to the true timeline of reporting child sexual ...
by valetteclark
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Nov 29, 2014 at 12:41 PM PST with 2 Recommends
The University of Virginia is presently the focus of major controversy over fraternities and what many see as a widespread campus rape culture. This latest political crisis was triggered by an ...
by Richard Lyon
Comment Count 46 comments on Wed Nov 26, 2014 at 01:42 PM PST with 15 Recommends
Maybe when I am 80 years old, if I actually live that long, the consequences of reporting criminal child and spousal abuse to authorities in Allegheny County, will finally end. A criminal ...
by valetteclark
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Nov 18, 2014 at 07:41 AM PST with 5 Recommends
After years of suffering from criminal child and spousal abuse, my family entered the family court with a request for protection from abuse. Having never seen the inside of a courtroom before the ...
by valetteclark
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Nov 06, 2014 at 05:52 AM PST with 4 Recommends
So we went from: Cop to Mike Brown "Get the f#ck on the sidewalk" to NOW suddenly claiming he was "primary robbery suspect" (this smells) So I guess in Ferguson, Missouri, where you have ...
by keepemhonest
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Aug 15, 2014 at 09:53 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
In case you missed it the other day, Whoopi Goldberg pulled a Jenny McCarthy on The View. Only she wasn't talking about vaccinations, she was talking about due process rights for teachers. And ...
by zenbassoon
Comment Count 358 comments on Thu Aug 07, 2014 at 10:26 AM PDT with 254 Recommends