Tag Archives: Police Tactics

Jay D. Jurie :
Community between the anvil and the hammer

Police violence against African-American communities continues to be a commonplace feature of national life and must be seriously addressed. By Jay D. Jurie | The Rag Blog | July 7, 2015 The Black Panthers: Early proponents of Black Lives Matter … finish reading Jay D. Jurie :
Community between the anvil and the hammer

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Muriel Kane : Austin Police Infiltrated Occupy Austin

Front page of Austin American-Statesman, Saturday, September 1, 2012. Image from Occupy Austin / Facebook. UPDATE: The Houston Chronicle reported on Sept. 5 that, according to Austin Assistant Police Chief David Carter, “High-ranking officials in the Austin Police Department had … finish reading Muriel Kane : Austin Police Infiltrated Occupy Austin

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Houston Pride : 2010 Parade is Horse of Different Color

Houston gay and lesbian community — and friends — stage a massive and joyous Pride Parade in the Montrose neighborhood, for the 31st straight year. Photos by Bill Maxey / The Rag Blog.(And the cops manage to hold their horses)Massive … finish reading Houston Pride : 2010 Parade is Horse of Different Color

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FILM / ‘Harry Brown’ : Shallow Pastiche Mirrors the News

Michael Caine in Harry Brown.What is Harry Brown trying to tell us? It thrills and titillates without any socially redeeming value. It blames the kids on the streets for the drug war and ignores the manufacturing of violence happening in … finish reading FILM / ‘Harry Brown’ : Shallow Pastiche Mirrors the News

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Greg Moses : The Cash Cops of Tenaha, Texas

Welcome to Tenaha! Photo by Exquisitely Bored in Nacogdoches / Flickr.Bizarre License on Highway 59: The Cash Cops of Tenaha By Greg Moses / The Rag Blog / August 20, 2009 It was Friday of the last day of August, … finish reading Greg Moses : The Cash Cops of Tenaha, Texas

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The War on Drugs: Framing Suspects They’re Convinced Are Guilty Anyway

I have to ask, “How many times a week does this happen?” We watched a parade of trumped up terrorism charges fail in court in the years of hysteria following 9/11. Is there also a racist foundation to the hysteria … finish reading The War on Drugs: Framing Suspects They’re Convinced Are Guilty Anyway

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Police in Texas : Property Seizure called ‘Highway Piracy’

Beware all who enter here. Photo by MJW.Highway robbery on the open roads of Texas By Thorne Dreyer / The Rag Blog / February 11, 2009 See ‘Property seizure by police called “highway piracy,”‘ by Lisa Sandberg, Below. According to … finish reading Police in Texas : Property Seizure called ‘Highway Piracy’

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Another Story of Police State Amerikkka: Plans for Economic Unrest

For cryin’ out loud, read what these clowns are planning. They are scared to death of their constituencies. And THAT scares me to death. First they trash the system, then they effectively scapegoat us for it having happened. What a … finish reading Another Story of Police State Amerikkka: Plans for Economic Unrest

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Maryland State Police Spying: One Victim’s Story

The most telling fact concerning this story is that it appeared in the UK Guardian and on a quiet Web site for an environmental group in Seattle, Grist.org. This entire matter of the Maryland State Police spying has been routinely … finish reading Maryland State Police Spying: One Victim’s Story

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Mounted Cops Attack Protesters Led by Iraq Vets

Protesters at Hofstra University, site of the presidential debate, on Oct. 15. Photo by The West / College OTR. Around the time that Barack Obama and John McCain bent over backwards to show that they commiserated with the “hurtin’” middle … finish reading Mounted Cops Attack Protesters Led by Iraq Vets

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Sarahcuda : Full Frontal Attack

‘For me, the heels are on, the gloves are off.’By Dana Milbank / October 7, 2008 FORT MYERS, Fla. — John McCain is collapsing in the polls in Florida and other swing states, but Sarah Palin, God bless her, has … finish reading Sarahcuda : Full Frontal Attack

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New Media Targeted With Harassment, Arrests at RNC

Using horseback officers, police moved to cut off demonstrators during GOP convention in St. Paul. Photo by Nick Vlcek / City Pages.‘Dozens of journalists, photographers, bloggers and videomakers arrested in an orchestrated round up of independents covering the Republican National … finish reading New Media Targeted With Harassment, Arrests at RNC

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