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August 10, 2013

Why Have Police In America Turned Into Such Ruthless Thugs?

Topics: Political News and commentaries

Don't be fooled for a minute, this is not all just about drugs. It goes to the root of the problem on having The evil one occupying 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.


Obama has little respect for the U.S. Constitution, why should the police?


Photograph by Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty.

As Sarah Stillman tells us at The New Yorker

The moment the assault rifles surrounded her, Angie Wong was standing in a leafy art-gallery courtyard with her boyfriend, a lawyer named Paul Kaiser. It was just past 2 A.M., in May, 2008.

Wong was twenty-two years old and was dressed for an evening out, in crisp white jeans, a white top, and tall heels that made it difficult not to wobble. The couple had stopped by a regular event hosted by the Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit (CAID), a red brick gallery with the aim of turning Detroit into a model city, and arrived to find a tipsy, jubilant scene: inside, gallerygoers were looking at art and dancing to a d.j.; outside, on the patio, several young women were goofily belting out the lyrics to Hakuna Matata, from Hakuna Matata! What a wonderful phrase.
It means no worries for the rest of your days.
It's our problem-free philosophy. "Hakuna Matata" from "The Lion King":

Hakuna Matata! What a wonderful phrase.
It means no worries for the rest of your days.
I's our problem-free philosophy. Hakuna Matata!
Only then did masked figures with guns storm the crowd, shouting, "Get on the f*cking ground! Get down, get down!" (I document the basic details of what happened in my story, in this week's magazine, about the police's use and abuse of civil-asset-forfeiture laws.) Some forty Detroit police officers dressed in commando gear ordered the gallery attendees to line up on their knees, then took their car keys and confiscated their vehicles, largely on the grounds that the gallery lacked the proper permits for dancing and drinking.
Read more here.

Cross posted from WeThePeople Blog.

Posted by DancingCzars at August 10, 2013 11:12 AM

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