US Police State

All blog entries related to the US Police State and destruction of civil liberties.

Petition To Overturn FDA’s Classification of ECigs as Tobacco

Sign it. Petition closes June 4, 2016

Read more about the issue here.  A new report released today from the Royal College of Physicians, Nicotine without smoke: tobacco harm reduction concludes that e-cigarettes are likely to be beneficial to UK public health. Smokers can therefore be reassured and encouraged to use them, and the public can be reassured that e-cigarettes are much safer than smoking.

1 in 7 New Yorkers Have An Open Warrant For Their Arrest

Those numbers come from this recent CBS article: NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police Commissioner Bill Bratton is behind a controversial proposal to grant amnesty to more than 1 million people with open warrants for low-level offenses. But some experts worry it could cause crime to skyrocket. First he called for reduced penalties for smoking marijuana. Now,…

Kajieme Powell Shooting (Cell Phone Camera)

What a troubling and misunderstood video. Newsweek reports: On Tuesday, two officers from the St. Louis Metropolitan Police shot and killed 25-year-old Kajieme Powell, less than four miles from where police shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown not quite two weeks ago. Powell was suspected of shoplifting. On Wednesday, the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department released…

Guards Burn Inmate To Death, No One Charged

This is an old story with recent updates.  The story is so obscene it demands far more national attention than the Ferguson shooting does. The Miami Herald reports: The purported details of Darren Rainey’s last hour are difficult to read. “I can’t take it no more, I’m sorry. I won’t do it again,’’ he screamed…

The Michael Brown Incident In Ferguson: Cop Suffered Fractured Eyesocket

The Gateway Pundit reports: Local St. Louis sources said Wilson suffered an “orbital blowout fracture to the eye socket.” This comes from a source within the Prosecuting Attorney’s office and confirmed by the St. Louis County Police. Update: CNN reports Wilson’s face was not fractured, but it was swollen. Wilson was taken to the hospital after the shooting. He had…