The DOJ is not going to bring charges against that police officer that shot the unarmed black teenager. People feel different ways on that. I get it. But their report on the city of Ferguson is pretty awful and has pretty much set fire to the rain. DOJ: Ferguson Police report Lisa Bloom has … Continue reading Well, This Ferguson Stuff is Just the Worst.
Several police officers have been murdered recently. This is a horrible thing. Two officers were murdered in NYC and one in Florida. Other individuals have been arrested because of threats made toward officers. This is ridiculous and needs to stop. Police officers should not be attacked. Period. At the same time there is a legitimate … Continue reading #BlackLivesMatter and the Protests in Light of Recent Horrible Murders
I don't watch much SNL because it's not that great and because usually I'm out doing stuff. But the December 13 2014 episode was pretty good and had a bunch of stuff in it about Ferguson. Pretty good stuff. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUQ5iZcPMgM This sketch below was apparently "cut for time." But it's awesome. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mVzCih9RnWg And … Continue reading Awkward SNL Things Re: Ferguson
// Post by New Day. So when you watch this video are you supposed to have hope for the future or are you supposed to be disappointed because you know that some of these children are likely to be racist? I mean, there is that old pic that floats around facebook stating that … Continue reading What Am I Supposed to Feel Here?
Back in the past I said this. I wanted it to be the most important thing that I had ever said, and something that I would have wanted you to remember me by when I am gone. Turns out that while it's the most important thing that I have said, someone else came up with … Continue reading The Most Important Thing I Have Ever Said, Revisited
image above from CS Monitor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1zFd6DHrPc "St. Louis, Missouri (November 30, 2014) – The St. Louis Police Officers Association is profoundly disappointed with the members of the St. Louis Rams football team who chose to ignore the mountains of evidence released from the St. Louis County Grand Jury this week and engage in a display … Continue reading “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” and the St. Louis Rams
"There’s this statistic that explains why white people have a hard time understanding what’s going on in Ferguson. This article explains that statistically speaking, white people only ever really hang out with other white people. Like: 91% of white people’s social circles are comprised of other white people. Ninety-one percent! ‘Oh, god,’ I thought. ‘No … Continue reading Think on This
So a couple of days ago I was in Dallas having a beer with a friend. I had an O'Doulls and MAN, it was gross. I remember when defense attorneys would cross-examine police officers on DWI trials and talk about how O'Doul's might have had the odor of an alcoholic beverage in it but there … Continue reading You Should Vote Because: Ferguson
Point/Counterpoint is when I get some different articles together about a specific subject. I am not advocating on either side really, I just want to make people think. POINT: What is even more bothersome of the upsweep of this campaign is what it reflects. Ferguson was put on the map by social media. Now social … Continue reading Point/Counterpoint re: the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and Hashtag Activsm
The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,The Daily Show on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/becauseyoureugly/posts/10152719704389432 Thank you, Jon Stewart for explaining what I have been trying to explain for years. The truth is that it really doesn't matter what you think about African Americans and law enforcement. I know what I've seen and … Continue reading Welp, Jon Stewart Just Said What I’ve Wanted to Say for Years.