Ferguson and the worst job in the world
When the community loses all trust in the police, and the police can’t discern the real criminals from those they are supposed to protect, the rule of law, private property, and the preservation of our basic rights as Americans breaks down pretty quickly. Until some trust is restored, this impasse is going to continue. At some point, Ferguson’s black community will end up executing vigilante justice, which is just as wrong as the police standing back while criminals flourish.
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Welcome to DUH-ville
The National Research Council and Institute of Medicine put out a report about fast food and minority neighborhoods, so of course I took all that astroturf money I’ve been earning and spent $32.40 to read it. Or not. I did, however, get to see this CNS News article about it. “One of things that has been shown in studies all across the country is that | Read More »
Prejudice comes in all forms
Remember that right-wing domestic terrorism assessment the Administration released earlier this year, then backed away from? Seems they didn’t back away far enough. According to the AP: