Trump arrived in Massachusetts and was greeted by a group of law enforcement officers who wanted to shake his hand.
Man Shoots Himself After Ramming Security Barricade at Capitol Amid Heightened Threat of Political Violence
In another chilling reminder of the times in which we live, police are investigating an incident in which an armed man shot and killed himself Sunday morning after he rammed his vehicle into the security barricade of the U.S. Capitol.
Betting on the legislative graveyard overseen by certain Senators, data brokers in a post-Roe country are selling listings on and access to pregnant people confident that they can get away with it,
This is modern Jim Crow, no different than poll taxes, literacy tests, and the like. It is an even more aggressive answer to outlawing “Souls to the Polls” practices,
A clear majority of Americans think the police treat black people worse than white people. A new CBS Poll also shows a stark divide between Democrats and Republicans on the issue. The poll was released on Tuesday morning as protests are expected to continue following the death of George Floyd. The survey found that 57%…
The response from the Trump administration to the dangers from homegrown white terrorists, or the arrest of three in one week, is non-existent.
Trump blithely talked about destroying the career of a man who disagreed with Trump on a policy issue and Senator Leach is mad as hell about it.
Trump got around to criticizing another demographic in America and this time chose to insult the professional law enforcement community.
It would be unreasonable, arbitrary and capricious for DEA to stand between sufferers and the benefits of this substance in light of the evidence.
Sheriff Ward told Ammon Bundy he’d provide the armed criminals with adequate protection and safe escort out of state without risk of arrest
For the second time in a year, law enforcement officials held their violent aggression and hostility normally reserved for peaceful African Americans in check when a mass of armed white men began clubbing, stabbing, and shooting each other in Waco Texas.
No more playing war on citizens with federally funded military-style equipment for local police. So says President Obama. Police need to have a “guardian”, not a warrior, mind-set about their communities.
If mainstream media had reported what several school teachers and students’ parents saw with their own eyes, the public would be aware that police inflamed the situation and in fact, deliberately herded young people into a crowd they could use their riot gear against. To make matters worse, police likely violated many of the so-called rioters’ constitutional rights.
Fox News host Todd Starnes’ immediate reaction to the breaking news that all six officers are being charged in the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore was to accuse State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby of declaring war on law enforcement.
In a Friday morning interview, President Obama made it clear that Ferguson, Missouri’s racist police practices are not unique.
Republicans are ardent defenders of right-wing extremists posing the greatest terrorism threat to the United States and since they are loyal supporters of their so-called champions of freedom; what better way to protect the real threat to America than shut down the Department of Homeland Security?
President Obama and Mexican president, Enrique Peña Nieto, talked yesterday about various issues involving the two countries, including Cuba, immigration, drug war violence and border security
Republicans in state after state spent the past year hastily passing legislation abolishing other Americans’ 14th Amendment rights
A middle-aged Tennessee woman is under arrest after she drove around a suburban Chattanooga neighborhood, inexplicably shooting at people.
Black New York City police officers admitted they are regularly racially profiled by white officers and worse
However, as Americans have witnessed more and more, when police kill citizens, especially unarmed African American citizens, no one is held accountable and failure to praise the killings is an outrage.
During the Monday morning broadcast of Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough delivered a monologue where he specifically blamed the protests over the Michael Brown and Eric Garner deaths for the shooting deaths of two NYPD officers.
The hypocrisy of this nation co-sponsoring a resolution condemning anyone country for human rights abuses (torture) is beyond the pale. Particularly in light of the recent Senate Intelligence Report verifying what the world has known for several years; America is guilty of committing gross human rights abuses on its own citizens and “suspected terrorists” held in captivity.
PoliticusUSA’s Justin Baragona was on the scene during a protest march through downtown St. Louis Friday morning.
The 21st century is seeing the spread of the authoritarian principle that far from being the origin of authority, people must obey authority
The Department of Justice announced Monday that Attorney General Eric Holder has unveiled stricter policies governing federal law enforcement when it comes to the use of racial profiling.
During Monday morning’s episode of Morning Joe, MSNBC contributor Dorian Warren called out the media for not giving proper coverage or discussion over the initiatives laid out by President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder in the wake of high-profile killings by police.
In the past few weeks, there has been an uprising of awareness of police brutality all over the U.S. yet it appears that conservatives are countering the protest with the justification that if you fail to submit to the police, you deserve what you get…that is until their own are brutalized.
It is astonishing, but the extremist Christian fundamentalists are basing their punitive power on the religious freedom guarantee in the First Amendment; with Supreme Court approval.
The latest “blame Obama” crusade is reaction to the President’s request for funding to train and outfit racist cops with body cameras.
For decent Americans it is beyond comprehension that it is acceptable for white supremacists, whether they are St. Louis-area cops or owners of a sports bar, to demand that African Americans suffer punishment for exercising their constitutional rights.
President Obama will announce on Monday a proposal to provide $263 million in funds over a three-year period to outfit 50,000 police officers across the nation with body cameras.
America is not a civilized society and the concept of equality for all its citizens is exactly that; a concept. In fact, what America really has always been is a nation founded on the principles of apartheid, or the policy of racial segregation and political and economic discrimination against non-whites.
In a conversation with St. Louis news station KSDK 5 on Friday evening, Ferguson police chief Tom Jackson told the station that Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson will be immediately reinstated to the active duty if he is not indicted by the St. Louis County grand jury in the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
Regardless what one thinks about marijuana use, whether for recreational purposes or for its many medicinal applications, the time has come to seriously consider putting an end to its criminalization nationwide.
Contrast law enforcement’s overwhelmingly violent military response to peaceful, and unarmed, African Americans protesting the cold-blooded murder of an unarmed African American teenager at the hands of a white Ferguson police officer and one can hardly claim law enforcement does not apply a different standard to armed whites as opposed to unarmed African Americans.
Ferguson is not as isolated incident. It never was. What Ferguson is and will continue to be is a microcosm of the relationship between large segments of the population and their views of local law enforcement.
After a two-week civil trial a U.S. District Chief Judge, Marcia Krieger, ruled the lawsuit lacked standing and dismissed it, and said the plaintiffs presented absolutely no evidence that limiting gun magazines to 15 rounds seriously diminished anyone’s ability to defend themselves.
It is not the responsibility of law enforcement to interpret or make the laws of the land, or to mete out punishment for law breakers; that responsibility lies with lawmakers and the courts.
A group of vigilante truck drivers will set upon Washington to demonstrate that when it comes to Constitutional ignorance, they have few peers outside the Republican Party.
Republican attempts to nullify federal laws in Missouri are on hold after attempts to override Gov. Nixon’s veto failed in the senate
The real point of the recall elections of two Democratic Colorado state senators is to scare legislators into never supporting even the most common sense gun laws.
It is noteworthy that regardless the cries of tyranny, conservative and libertarian devotees never cite one example that could be misconstrued as President Obama as a tyrant based in reality.
Finally law enforcement has acted and arrested an American citizen who faces felony charges for making terrorist threats, but the suspect is a wannabe teenage rapper, not Ted Nugent.
John Boehner praised the response of federal, state, and local law enforcement in the Boston area, while his House budget slashed funding for the hiring and training of cops.
A 17-year-old Rehtaeh Parsons hung herself in her family’s bathroom last week after pictures of her allegedly being gang raped were distributed online by her classmates.
Senator John McCain (R-AZ) faced the consequences of his party’s targeting of undocumented workers in Arizona as he held a town hall to discuss immigration reform yesterday.
It is not a coincidence that many of the recent wave of shootings, including the one near Texas A&M, were done in States with less-than-stringent regulation.
Police brutality is a complex and long-standing plague on our national community., and it demands a large movement.
Many LAPD officers are in solidarity with the Occupiers, but because the management including the chief answers to the mayor, and the mayor answer to the big banks, they are silenced.