Yup, I'm Rec-begging on this one 'cus I am *angry* (if not surprised).
One week ago I posted en entry titled "Color me shocked: Michigan GOP State Senator spewing nonsense" , which documented an ...
We had visitors in from the Midwest (Kansas City) this weekend, folks we hadn't seen in many years. This was their first trip to New York and they wanted to do touristy things, which was fine. Now ...
I think the food movement began with excellent intentions—sustainable agriculture, reduced pesticide pollution, combatting obesity, more humane treatment of farm animals.
But it's become ...
I am not a cop. But I work closely with them. I respect what they do and I see across the board in "my" law enforcement agency smart, hard working, upright, good people. Society asks a lot of ...
Melodrama is sometimes rather irresistible. Yeah, I got sucked in from time to time. But OH MY GOD. Can we kind of refocus a bit? I mean it isn't as if reform in NY State is up for grabs in ONE WEEK!!
As recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, move from headlines to history, I would like to say a few words about two very sensitive subjects: police brutality, and racism.
As we all know, recently a ...
Most of you have no doubt been subjected in the last few days to right-wing pundits or friends droning on about the supposed "dangers" of policing. That we have to understand that the officer may ...
I served as a deputy district attorney for a district of seven rural Colorado counties, from 1983 to 1986.
One of the first things I learned was how to tell the "good cops" from the "bad cops". ...
Meet Photographer Jeff Gray. He has taken to auditing his first amendment rights by using his cameras in public. He has ...