Archive for the ‘police state’ Category

Assault(s) By Badge: Local Roundup

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 17:03 No Comments

The Detroit media is saturated, this week, with a rash of stories involving police abuse of power. In Inkster, ex-officer William Melendez was sentenced to prison for the brutal beating of Floyd Dent, an unarmed man who was dragged out of his car and tased, punched, and kicked during a traffic stop. (See video below.) [...]

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Debter’s Prison

Saturday, September 26, 2015 7:08 No Comments

It still exists, especially when you owe the militarized police state to provide for its rent-seeking, dehumanizing, domestic military branches. The Macomb County Jail, just 3 miles from my home, incarcerated this young man, de-clothed him, threw ultra-bright lights on him 24/7, put a camera on him, and watched him slowly waste away until the [...]

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Don’t Make Eye Contact With a Cop

Saturday, August 29, 2015 19:47 No Comments

A young, black male from Detroit, who was peacefully making his way through Dayton, Ohio, was pulled over for … not signaling … on second thought, not turning on his turn signal 100 feet prior to his turn. But then, the cop admits why he really got pulled over. The cop had been trailing the [...]

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Graphic: Is the US Becoming a Police State?

Monday, March 24, 2014 20:18 2 Comments

A reader, Jasmine Henriques, put together a graphic on the US as a police state, and so I thought I’d give this nice visual a plug. It’s smartly done, and if you have any suggestions for additions, I suggest you contact the authors via the website.  

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Cop Creep of the Decade

Monday, October 14, 2013 21:04 12 Comments

YouTube and the ‘Net in general are awash in this sort of thing: Law-abiding, productive person has a little too much of a very legal substance (alcohol). Bully cop pulls over the “criminal” and carts the person off to jail to “teach them a lesson” and attempts to ruin their life and finances via the [...]

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95-Year Old WWII Vet Murdered By Police for Refusing Medical Attention

Thursday, August 15, 2013 21:52 2 Comments

The news anchor says, “when he was fighting the Japanese, did he ever think he would live to almost 96 only to be tased, and then shot in the guts from a beanbag round from a shotgun while he was sitting in his chair?” Police tased this feeble, old man, and when that didn’t work, [...]

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Fake Cop, Real Cop, Crook Cop

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 17:47 1 Comment

The video narrator says, “Who could have predicted this one?” Lots of us, I say. People on the east side of Detroit thought they were being pulled over, robbed at gunpoint, and even pistol whipped by criminals parading around as cops. As this story reveals, one of the criminals is indeed a real Detroit cop. [...]

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Dog-Shooting Cowards With Plastic Badges

Sunday, July 7, 2013 17:17 4 Comments

If you can even stand to watch the last minute of this video, you’ll see a coward with a plastic badge shoot a dog. The dog owner appears to have been arrested for filming the cops at an incident. The dog’s instinct to protect his owner kicked in, and when he bolted through the car [...]

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The Police State Hates Tinted Windows

Thursday, April 11, 2013 12:24 30 Comments

Just recently, a friend of mine was stopped by the Michigan State Police for having committed the insidious crime of driving her vehicle that has tinted front windows. Tinted windows are regulated by individual states, and in the era of vehicle customizations for artistic purposes, they have become immensely popular, and thus they have also [...]

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Militarized Police State Over Miami: “It’s Only a Drill…”

Sunday, January 27, 2013 10:41 1 Comment

Diving Blackhawks, blank rounds of machine gun fire, strafing runs, troops rappelling from choppers, and road blockades. Local police + military. All over the skies of Miami at night, just a few days ago. According to this local TV clown in the video, this event was for the purposes of “meeting requirements,” preparing for overseas military [...]

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