1. Dutta’s message is this: a cop can always tell you what to do, and you have to take it, or else. (The “else” is violence.)

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    Sunil Dutta Tells It Like It Is About American Policing | Popehat Also from the blog burst:

    […] Note how Dutta unsubtly conflates genuinely dangerous things — like threatening to set off a gas bomb — with curses, “tantrums,” and “outright challenges to my authority.” This sleight-of-hand miscategorization is how cops convince us they need the power to order us to refrain from gathering in one place to protest or put away that menacing cell phone or stop being developmentally disabled around them. See, cops know what is dangerous, and if you say they shouldn’t be able to tell you not to do whatever they say is dangerous, you’re really saying you should be allowed to set off gasoline bombs at the mall […]

  2. HEATED Ferguson Shooting Press Conference 8/16/2014

    Nixon loses control of press conference, yo. This is what the collapse of confidence that supports consensus within an elite cadre—in this case a governor’s office and police formations—looks like.

    (Source: youtube.com)

  3. (via Energy And The Economy – Twelve Basic Principles | Zero Hedge)

    (via Energy And The Economy – Twelve Basic Principles | Zero Hedge)

  4. congalineofdurin:





dear god, let it be enough

When beta males attack. (The fedora is how betas unwittingly exclude themselves from reproductive opportunity.)

    congalineofdurin:

    dear god, let it be enough

    When beta males attack. (The fedora is how betas unwittingly exclude themselves from reproductive opportunity.)

    (Source: marxist-gallifreyan)

  5. (via How a Suburban SWAT Team Sees Itself - Hit & Run : Reason.com)

    (via How a Suburban SWAT Team Sees Itself - Hit & Run : Reason.com)