After Ferguson Congressman Hank Johnson Proposes Bill To Stop Militarizing Police

By: Friday August 15, 2014 5:33 am

For many Americans it may not have been until the crackdown on those protesting the killing of Micheal Brown by the Ferguson, Missouri, police department that they learned how militarized local police have become in the post-9/11 world. Though police work became dramatically more bellicose when the Nixon Administration launched the War On Drugs, it [...]

Biden’s Admission on the 14th Amendment Actually a BFD

By: Tuesday August 2, 2011 10:47 am

The bombshell dropped alongside the debt limit deal yesterday, aside from Gabrielle Giffords’ return to Congress, was Joe Biden telling a group of House Democrats that the President was prepared to “invoke the 14th Amendment” in the event of the debt limit failing to pass. I’m not sure entirely what he means by that, but [...]

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