Barney Fife Meets Delta Force

Historians looking back at this period in America’s development will consider it to be profoundly odd that at the exact moment when violent crime hit a 50-year low, the nation’s police departments began to gear up as if the country were expecting invasion — and, on occasion, to behave as if one were underway. The [Read More…]

Protecting the living guts out of people

Our militarized police kill another citizen enemy who was sleeping on his couch. [Read more…]

Man Cooked to Death in Scalding Shower by Cops–as Punishment

I trust they will receive the customary Severe Vacation with Pay. [Read more…]

A Ruling Class That Acts like the One in the Last Story

…increasingly selects for cops that act like the ones in this story as it readies itself for when the consequences of its folly and corruption are felt on a wide scale by the people it regards as subjects and not fellow citizens. Put your trust in God, not in princes. [Read more…]

Good news! Justina Pelletier Goes Home

I hope her parents get a gazillion dollars in lawsuit money from the state for this. [Read more…]

The police state continues…

to protect the living daylights out of people: SWAT throws flash grenade into crib, severely burning child Less than two days after this, the DA cleared the task force of any wrongdoing, despite not having had time to investigate anything. When they shot an innocent pastor to death five years ago, the same DA also [Read More…]

Another Terrorist Brought to Justice!

Honor student charged with two felonies for making a volcano for a science project [Read more…]

We Kill People Based on Metadata

No. Seriously. Fortunately, it’s just worthless foreigners we are reasonably sure need killing. And if it’s a mistake, no big deal. It’s not like we are doing everything we can to engender hatred of the US and create a fertile recruiting ground for more Islamic radicalism. Best part: It’s just a matter of time before [Read More…]

22 Year Old Man with Down Syndrome Beaten by Cops

…for having a bulge in his pants. Turns out to have been a colostomy bag. That’ll teach him. See, if you want an icon for opposing the growth of the police state, use this guy, not some flag-wrapped criminal in a cowboy hat who musters a private army and hides behind women and children human [Read More…]

Nascent Police States…

…select *for* people like this: 6 S.F. officers indicted over residential hotel searches One-third of California town’s police force arrested for scheming cars from poor Hispanics [Read more…]