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  • Vintage Editorials

    When Police Become Enemy Combatants

    I believe in the American dream, not the American delusion. If you were to examine the war crimes of Bashar al-Assad, who is little more than the mayor of a large American city, could you really tell the difference, conceptually, between his tactics and the ones outlined in the New York Times story? I certainly can’t. We are not yet in an all out war in this country, but if law enforcement is allowed to disregard constitutional values because they say they have cornered some bad guys, where will they stop if they hold an extremist sectarian view like Kim Davis and the TEA Party zealots? When do their tactics become enforcement of their agenda instead of legitimate law?

    Edward Snowden American Hero & Whistle Blower Charged With Espionage

    All the basic principles of good government, good media, and good citizenship are being turned upside down by obvious and glaring conflicts of interest.

    Tommy Battle, Lewis Morris And Systemic Municipal Corruption

    That a jailer can’t see someone is dying because it’s too expensive to bother with, that a poorly trained police officer finds it more efficient to kill someone wielding a knife because it’s “in accordance with Departmental policies,” and he can get away with it, that gang violence in the jail can go totally unchecked allowing an innocent victim to be brutally murdered, that the promotion of Lewis Morris Jr. actually stands as an endorsement of child molestation and torture… are all the exemplary results of the attitude that Tommy Battle embraces.

    Never Stop And Frisk A Ferral Cat

    Oriana Ferral did something wrong, even still, she is not incarnate evil waging war on New Mexico. Her kids certainly are not.

    Timothy McVeigh | KING OF THE JEWS! P2

    Bigger, better, faster, more! What else has been sold in the shadowy name of McTimothy and the OKC bombing? News articles! Lots and lots of newsprint and content and television.

    Onion | Petraeus Weds Broadwell | Terry Jones Officiating | Jill Kelley Asks Threesome

    When I started checking references for this column I had in mind something cheeky and gratuitous. The trysts of the rich and famous bore me. Then it got juicy and even more serious than I expected – and cheeky and gratuitous…