Justice, Maybe

Reassuring news on the Freddie Gray case: Baltimore’s chief prosecutor charged six police officers on Friday with a range of crimes including murder and manslaughter in the arrest and fatal injury of Freddie Gray, a striking and surprisingly swift turn in a case that has drawn national attention to police conduct. The state’s attorney for Baltimore …

More Evidence of Police Brutality

I guess we all have reason to be afraid of law enforcement. Now, police are shooting and killing unarmed people who lie face down on the ground. And note the following: The toxic combination of a "five year-old uncorroborated tip," a vague accusation from a confessed car thief and meth addict, and a recently robbed …

Hillary Clinton Continues to Live Down to Expectations

The riots in Ferguson have brought to the forefront issues concerning race relations in the United States, police brutality, the possible over-militarization of police, crime, violence and the fragility of First Amendment rights of free expression. And naturally, Hillary Clinton has absolutely nothing whatsoever to say about the entire matter. Not that anyone should really …

Yes, Police Brutality Is a Problem

And yes, everyone should be denouncing police brutality, including conservatives who have traditionally supported the police. Failing to do so might result in perpetuating conditions that might allow you to get put in a chokehold for grilling in front of your house--even if you are a woman who is seven months pregnant and a threat to …