Articles of Interest, May 22, 2012

Ray Kelly pledged to change policy on stop and frisk policy within the NYPD a few days ago. However, a couple of hours “sensitivity” training when 600,000+ are being unjustly profiled and subjected to the humiliating practice is insulting. A couple of days later, Kelly does his usual whining when the press doesn’t lap it up

More instances of the NYPD making friends in the community. From his diatribe to a couple of people who double parked to get some Chinese: “I have the long d**k. You don’t. Your pretty face — I like it very much. My d**k will go in your mouth and come out your ear. Don’t f**k with me. All right?..I’ll take my gun and put it up your a– and then I’ll call your mother afterwards. You understand that?…And I’ll put your s**t in your own mouth…”

Man in TN gets $22,000 stolen from him by cops when stopped for speeding and was under no suspicion of anything else. Locals have dubbed it “policing for profit” and this was certainly not an isolated issue.

CT cop falls asleep and his fellow officer, as a joke, take a picture. The completely reasonable response? Pull a gun on him.

It ain’t just in Montana: half of all states are fighting back against the ruling allowing the  wholesale selling of our country that is Citizens United.

Another through but highly readable article on how Justice Roberts sold out the American people with Citizens United. I hate his snotty smirk so much.

Million dollar hospital bills aren’t uncommon anymore. With such a large segment of our population without insurance, they may as well let ’em die in the streets.

Why isn’t the DNC backing the Walker recall effort?

Yet another study has come out proving that conservatives are dumber and cannot articulate as well as everyone else.

Cautious optimism: private torture contractors can be sued. However, why aren’t government employees held to the same standard?

Army shells out $17k per(!) for a spare part in made within a KY congressman’s district. Not like we’re in a depression or anything…

“Senate Banking Chair Calls Jamie Dimon to Testify: But JP Morgan Chase is His Biggest Contributor!”

 

 

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