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NYPD Can't Even Do Stop-and-Frisk Right

Mayor Bloomberg came out swinging against the NYCLU this weekend, defending the NYPD’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy against the civil rights organization’s ongoing critiques and calling the group “no better than the NRA.”

“If the NYCLU is allowed to determine policing strategies in our city, many more children will grow up fatherless and many more children will not grow up at all," he said at a Queens church on Sunday, according to the New York Post.

Chalkwalk Turns Ugly

It's unfortunate that time and time again we have seen peaceful events grow to riots caused by an excessive show of force by the LAPD.  For a bit of background- the chalk walk event was organized by a group of activists associated with Occupy Los Angeles to bring attention to the arrests that have been occurring at 626 Wilshire (the Central City East Association building).  Arrests that have largely occurred due to activists chalking political messages outside of the building to bring attention to various initiatives being pressed forward by the CCEA to essentially strip downtown clean of

The Phony “War on Cops” and the Real War on Us

Since early 2011 the mainstream press has expressed moral panic over an alleged "War on Cops." That panic was sparked by a rash of police killings in January 2011. According to a March Christian Science Monitor article, 24 cops were killed on the job compared to only 15 during the same period in 2010. Speculation as to cause included rising anti-government sentiment, or disrespect for law enforcement.

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