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Whenever things make absolutely no sense, I think it can be said that while it may make no sense to you, it may make sense to someone. And nine times out of ten, what has previously appeared ...
by Phoebe Loosinhouse
Comment Count 230 comments on Mon Aug 18, 2014 at 01:59 PM PDT with 821 Recommends
It's one thing to read about it, but totally different to see it: This video, taken by Arthur Kohl-Riggs, says it all. If a picture is worth a thousand words, a video is worth about a trillion.
by Puddytat
Comment Count 346 comments on Wed Sep 12, 2012 at 10:11 AM PDT with 554 Recommends
Also available at Booman Tribune Two white police officers in Merced, CA tasered an African American double amputee in a wheelchair, allegedly ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 447 comments on Mon Sep 21, 2009 at 05:17 AM PDT with 483 Recommends
In yet another case of excessive force the Police in Oakland have sent another Iraq Veteran to the hospital with serious injuries. His spleen was ruptured.
by Horace Boothroyd III
Comment Count 268 comments on Fri Nov 04, 2011 at 12:56 PM PDT with 422 Recommends
In April 2006 Charlie Grapski, a University of Florida instructor and doctoral candidate, took time off from his academic career to run for the Florida State House. While campaigning in the city of ...
by Grapski Defense Committee
Comment Count 227 comments on Mon Nov 24, 2008 at 09:16 PM PST with 331 Recommends
[UPDATE] New video embedded from YouTube. Second UPDATE In response to comments that the woman may be the focus of a criminal investigation, I am more than willing to ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 572 comments on Wed Jun 08, 2011 at 08:18 AM PDT with 283 Recommends
You have the power. WE have the power. Yes - if we learn how to be citizens, including using the tools of "citizen journalism, then we have that power. And this potential power is, I believe, ...
by Charlie Grapski
Comment Count 61 comments on Tue Jun 10, 2014 at 04:19 PM PDT with 256 Recommends
Sorry to post twice in one day, but this one just came in. Arrests started today in our State Capitol in Madison. Their target? The Red Cross. (Updated information: No, it wasn't the Red Cross, ...
by Puddytat
Comment Count 108 comments on Wed Sep 05, 2012 at 04:29 PM PDT with 245 Recommends
You might remember the story of the officer Eric Parker of the Madison, Alabama police department, who violently threw to the ground an Indian native, Sureshbhai Patel, apparently because he couldn'...
by Steven D
Comment Count 94 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 10:52 AM PDT with 236 Recommends
This isn't a diary of the make-up of the two movements, or which one is truly grass roots versus which one was created by funding from conservative Billionaires. Nor is this a diary about the "...
by Steven D
Comment Count 205 comments on Wed Oct 12, 2011 at 06:52 AM PDT with 225 Recommends
As reported at The Guardian, this coming week we will see the publication of the first book by a Guantanamo detainee who is still imprisoned on the U.S.-run strategic interrogation prison site in ...
by Valtin
Comment Count 50 comments on Sun Jan 18, 2015 at 03:56 PM PST with 207 Recommends
On October 9, 2013, in Ferguson, Missouri, a pregnant woman was pulled over while driving for having expired tags on her license plate. While pulled over, the name on her license didn't match the ...
by Shaun King
Comment Count 135 comments on Mon Nov 17, 2014 at 03:00 PM PST with 192 Recommends
UPDATE: May I ask a favor? Please tweet this diary and or email to anyone you know who is actively involved in occupying or marching as part of the OWS movement. Thank-you. *******
by Steven D
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Nov 17, 2011 at 04:57 AM PST with 162 Recommends
Ralph Lopez has written a great diary today about three NATO protestors charged with a terror plot after videoing police harassment. Well they were not alone. Other occupy journalists were also ...
by Shawn Russell
Comment Count 70 comments on Sun May 20, 2012 at 09:15 AM PDT with 137 Recommends
I'm currently organizing legal representation and will be raising funds for this. If you know good 4th amednment and criminal defense attorneys in San Mateo County, CA, or want to contribute funds, ...
by marvinborg
Comment Count 90 comments on Sun Mar 17, 2013 at 12:08 AM PDT with 133 Recommends
A while back I posted this story about Lona Varner, an 86 year old grandmother. Ms Varner was a past stroke victim. On ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 56 comments on Wed Apr 06, 2011 at 01:44 PM PDT with 113 Recommends
I have mentioned now in a couple diaries, including the one on Ben Stein's comments that the Strong-Arm Robbery didn't take place. I've gotten some push back in private messaging that I should ...
by Frank Vyan Walton
Comment Count 89 comments on Fri Aug 29, 2014 at 02:58 PM PDT with 106 Recommends
Non-violent protesters do not surrender their Fourth Amendment Rights to be free from excessive force by police. Specifically, non-violent protesters may sue police and the municipality of county ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Nov 16, 2011 at 05:57 PM PST with 61 Recommends
Over the past decade I and many others have blogged about individual cases where tasers have been abused by law enforcement agencies and individual law enforcement officials. From ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 28 comments on Thu Jun 30, 2011 at 06:29 AM PDT with 60 Recommends
Many here have been debating whether or not DHS or some Federal agency has been involved in coordinating the crackdowns on occupations. Whether are not the Feds are involved in the crackdown,
by scorpiorising
Comment Count 88 comments on Wed Nov 16, 2011 at 03:44 PM PST with 56 Recommends