Some marchers cursed and gave the middle finger to police officers along the route. Others exchanged polite greetings. Most seemed to ignore the cops. One police officer gave thumbs up to people. “Hey, I like your shirt” he said occasionally. One woman walked by the line of cops silently, holding up a cardboard sign with the acronym “ACAB” written on it. The cops ignored her. … [Read more...] about ‘Just Get Up’: George Floyd’s Family Stunned by Massive Hometown Crowd
Arrests made today near me
According to Riverside County sheriff's Sgt. Richard Carroll, deputies responded about midnight Feb. 21 to a call reporting an assault with a deadly weapon in the 47600 block of Van Buren Street in an unincorporated area near Indio and found the gunshot victim, who died at a nearby hospital. … [Read more...] about Felon Accused In Indio Killing Pleads Not Guilty To Murder Charge
Spectacular scenes of COVID-19 recklessness have emerged from New Jersey in recent weeks, alarming state leaders into implementing new restrictions to curb the tide of rising coronavirus cases and prompting plenty of snickering about the Jersey Shore. But a looming question has plagued experts as similar signs of non-compliance have been witnessed across the Hudson River in New York—without the same upticks. … [Read more...] about How Is New York Having Crazy Parties With No COVID Surge?
“When looking at this issue, it’s easy to see there are a lot of parties not doing the right thing. Our legislators are not making choices that would protect folks. Our landlords are not extending human compassion in the middle of a pandemic,” Dunn said. “The purpose of today’s action was to bring [lawyers] into the light and to show that they are as complicit as landlords in evictions and helping the cycle of displacement to be so destructive.” … [Read more...] about Aggressive New Guerrilla Tactics Target America’s Eviction Machine
Other countries do sensible things. You’ll recall that after that mass shooting in New Zealand in March, the country’s parliament banned assault weapons six days later. Six days! New Zealand has not, incidentally, escaped the NRA’s notice. The second trending item, under Governor Abbott’s heroic efforts, was called “Never Enough: New Zealand pushes even more gun control.” … [Read more...] about Not Even ‘Thoughts and Prayers’ From NRA—Just Boasts About Its Legislative Wins