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Police Murdered in 2011: How They Served

Hat Tip to Lou . . . 2011 began with the murder of Deputy Sheriff Suzanne Hopper in Ohio.  January 1, Deputy Hopper was shot while photographing a crime scene.  She left behind a husband and four children.  Another officer was shot but survived. According to her boss, Sheriff Gene...

How to Tell A Lie: NPR Says Rioters Just “Dancing” on Police Cars

This is dancing: This is not dancing.  This is thugs destroying public property: The difference may be apparent to ordinary people, but not to certain publicly funded journalists.  Here is how NPR's Mark Memmott describes the scene above: "some witnesses reported others dancing on top...

The War on Cops: Blame the Courts, Not the Police.

It is not yet August, and 94 police officers have been killed in the line of duty this year, 87 by the mid-year mark (June 30), and seven more in July.  That's an increase of 43% since 2009.  But another fact emerging from the statistics is even more chilling: gun killings of officers have more than...

Police Killings are a National Emergency: Why No National Leadership?

These are unbearably dangerous times for police, and their families. In the last week, in two different tragedies, older officers witnessed the murder of their police officer sons, one in Chicago, one in West Memphis.  The second officer killed in the Memphis shooting was the son and grandson of...

Naomi Wolf, Aaron Greene and Morgan Gliedman: Retro Radical Chic

A few days ago, the glossy-haired fourth estate of the Occupy Movement, Naomi Wolf, joined other activist/journalists in accusing police, federal law enforcement, and "big banks" of committing "totally integrated corporate-state repression of dissent" over Occupy protesters last year.  According to...

Welcome to the Dystopia Liberalism Created

Is it time to have the conversation yet?  The one where everyone acknowledges that crime is the number one toxin weakening economies, creating unemployment, raising the price of living and taxes, blighting education (charter or no charter school movement; Race to the Top/No Child Left Behind,...