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What Does ‘Black On Black’ Crime Have To Do With It?

• Question Why do conservatives insist on mentioning “black on black crime” in the context of discussions about police brutality and systemic racism?   • My Best Guess They heard/saw someone else say it, and neglected to examine whether it was a great argument. It fit their preexisting notion that black people are inherently more[…]

Anti-Brutality Does Not Equal Anti-Police

Law enforcement training exercise Seminole, Oklahoma (Copyright © 2003 by Wil C. Fry.) Yes, this needs to be cleared up again, sadly. In the light of this story (NY Times: “Officers’ Boycott of Quentin Tarantino Films Grows”), quite a bit of the rhetoric seems to be missing the mark. Controversial film director Quentin Tarantino recently[…]

‘Off The Grid’: Is It Possible?

Categories: Off-Center Thoughts
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Published on: 2015.01.28

I hear the phrase “off the grid” in movies or TV shows, usually in reference to a criminal, or at least to someone that the government is after, even if they’re innocent. “I’ve got to get off the grid”, they’ll say. I assume they mean to become untrackable. Go without a mobile phone, stay off[…]

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