Post Tagged with: "Police State"

Professor Says That The Elf On A Shelf Is Preparing Your Child To Live In A Police State (VIDEO)

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The Elf on the Shelf just got creepier.

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Berkeley And Columbia Give Student Protesters A Huge Gift, And Fox News Is Furious

Berkeley And Columbia Give Student Protesters A Huge Gift, And Fox News Is Furious

These incredible teachers are backing their students as they shut the city down, and conservatives are throwing a hissy fit.

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New York Post Gleefully Reports That New York Cops Are Profiting Off Protesters

New York Post Gleefully Reports That New York Cops Are Profiting Off Protesters

As usual, it seems that Rupert Murdoch’s New York post is thumbing its nose at the American people.

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Is Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson Resigning? Conflicting Reports Have Emerged

Police Chief Thomas Jackson talks to the press.

CNN has issued an unconfirmed report that Chief Jackson may be resigning next week — Chief Jackson claims no knowledge.

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Off-Duty Police Officer Waves Gun At Family In Minivan During Severe Case Of Road Rage

Off-Duty Police Officer Waves Gun At Family In Minivan During Severe Case Of Road Rage

A Detroit police officer is under arrest after he allegedly tried to run a family off the road and later pointed a gun at them for reasons known only to him.

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Police Admit Michael Brown Was Shot At While He Was Running Away

Police Admit Michael Brown Was Shot At While He Was Running Away

Even the police are admitting that Michael Brown was running away when Officer Wilson fired at him. But don’t expect that fact to sway the racists and Police State apologists.

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Family Of Dillon Taylor, Killed By Police Because Of Head Phones, Seeks Justice (VIDEO)

Family Of Dillon Taylor, Killed By Police Because Of Head Phones, Seeks Justice (VIDEO)

Salt Lake City police shot and killed 20 year old Dillon Taylor, outside a 7-11 on August 11, 2014. Dillon Taylor was killed on the same day that St.  Louis police officer, Darren Wilson, shot and killed 18 year old Michael Brown. Dillon Taylor was at the 7-11 with his […]

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Right Wing America Cheering On Brutal Police State Tactics In Missouri

Right Wing America Cheering On Brutal Police State Tactics In Missouri

There’s been a handful of voices on the right that are crying foul but the overall mood is one of gleeful racism.

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It’s Gotten So Bad In Ferguson, Palestinians Have Begun Giving Advice To Protesters (PHOTOS)

It’s Gotten So Bad In Ferguson, Palestinians Have Begun Giving Advice To Protesters (PHOTOS)

In the past few days, Ferguson, Missouri has seen the widespread use of tear gas, riot gear, and militarized vehicles to crackdown on those protesting the murder of an 18-year-old unarmed black student named Michael Brown at the hands of a (as yet unidentified) police officer. Many people watching in […]

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St Louis County Police To Be Relieved Of Duty In Ferguson

St Louis County Police To Be Relieved Of Duty In Ferguson

According to multiple sources on twitter, including Bloomberg News U.S. House reporter Derek Wallbank, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has cancelled his schedule and is on his way to Ferguson. Wallbank and Missouri Rep. Lacy Clay have both confirmed that the Governor plans to announce that the Ferguson county police will […]

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Durham Police Ordered To Stop Illegal Home Searches

In a small, but significant, win against this country becoming more and more like a police state, Durham police officers have been ordered not to use fake 911 calls to gain entry to the homes of private citizens.

In a small, but significant, win against this country becoming more and more like a police state, Durham police officers have been ordered not to use fake 911 calls to gain entry to the homes of private citizens.

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Massachusetts SWAT Teams Insist They’re Private Corporations With No Public Accountability

Massachusetts SWAT Teams Insist They’re Private Corporations With No Public Accountability

At a time where our police force is better armed than the actual armies of small countries, the idea of a ‘corporate’ police force that has the ability to arrest, detain or kill American citizens with no oversight is absolutely horrifying.

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Texas Campus Police Gun Down Unarmed Honor Student (VIDEO)

Photo of Robert Cameron Redus courtesy of Jonathan Guajardo via KENS

This college student said, ‘Oh, you’re gonna shoot me?’ when a campus police officer pulled him over for speeding. It was the last thing he ever said.

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The Perfect Illustration Of How We’ve Thrown Away Our Civil Rights (IMAGE)

The Perfect Illustration Of How We’ve Thrown Away Our Civil Rights (IMAGE)

On a day celebrating 50 years of civil rights advances, I saw how the dream is rotting from within.

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Caught On Camera: Police In Texas Violated Young Girls During Routine Traffic Stop (VIDEO)

Photo courtesy of Egberto Willies.

Has Texas become a police state? If anyone doubts there is a War On Women in Texas, this is proof positive. It is evident from the videos that the police officers think this is standard procedure as they acknowledge they are on video. They do not believe they are doing […]

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Florida Woman Terrorized In Rambo-Like Police Raid For No Reason

Why the scene from Rambo? Was it reasonable not to give some sort of proof of who you are when you scream at someone's door? In Florida... maybe. Image @ Herald-Tribune

Why the scene from Rambo? Was it reasonable not to give some sort of proof of who you are when you scream at someone’s door? In Florida… maybe.

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Texas Protests Continue Under Watchful Police State (VIDEO)

Marchers engulfed the Capitol grounds peacefully. The anti-choice contingent was overwhelmed by the sheer size of the opposing crowd. Most of them left as the pro-choice marchers continued their chants. Image by Erika Rich @ The Daily Texan

State cops in Austin established a police state at the pro-choice rally even as the anti-choice side was left alone.

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TSA Looking At Expanding Beyond Airports To, Well, Everywhere

TSA Looking At Expanding Beyond Airports To, Well, Everywhere

Security is a real problem in this new century, I’m not denying that. But there is a way to be secure without instituting a police state mentality.

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NYPD Target Couple As ‘Professional Agitators’ – Welcome To The New York Police State

True Desperadoes.

Who watches the watchers? No one if they have any say in it.

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Weekend Reading List

Weekend Reading List

For this weekend’s reading list we have stories on the impressive scope of President Obama’s achievements, the $635 billion we have wasted militarizing police forces, why full employment is good for the working class, why environmental funders need to focus on building a grassroots movement, and a debunking of climate deniers.

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