It is not a small thing that President Obama has claimed he has the right to murder anyone, anywhere, anytime for any reason or without providing any reason at all. A more pressing issue is that Obama has exercised this “right of kings” to murder innocent Americans who committed no crime. Why is this OK?
Donald Trump’s openly racist presidential campaign is just the
latest example of how
the capitalist ruling class uses elections to sustain its dictatorship over the working class.
“It has been well-known for years that when Bernie (Sanders) votes, he leans right…”
An analysis of the statistics collected so far found the rate of deaths currently stands at 3.1 per day. This rate has remained relatively steady throughout the year, peaking through the month of March to a daily rate of almost four and dipping to an average of 2.6 through June.
Magistrates routinely rubber stamp search warrants and are thus entirely complicit in subsequent police wrong-doing that occurs after the fact. It is indeed time to closely scrutinize the police, and the proper use of informants, along with the judges who are ultimately responsible for what happens when phony search warrants are made up and issued against innocent people.
“Bernie has baggage. He supports a trillion dollar boondoggle, the F-35 fighter/bomber, which cannot even match the performance of the previous bomber costing 80% less. (The definition of profiteering.) He is also supportive of drone strikes which are known to kill an average of fifty innocents per strike. He condones illegal settlement-building and attacks on Gaza by the IDF.”
“…How many more young people are going to be killed for walking in the street, failing to signal a lane shift, looking a police officer in the eye, or playing with a toy gun? How many more names of Black men, women and young people will join the list of those whose deaths have sparked widespread protests: Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, Freddie Gray, Renisha McBride, Aiyana Jones and Sakia Gunn, among many others – and now, Sandra Bland. “
“Police violence comes at “the intersections of intimate and social violence.”
“Baltimore prosecutors, in an unexpected announcement, said Friday they had probable cause to file homicide, manslaughter and misconduct charges against police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, who died after sustaining a spinal cord injury while in police custody.
Protests were being held across the city in response to the death of Freddie Gray 25, who died April 19 — a week after his arrest. Saturday’s protests created more noise downtown, but originated in Gray’s West Baltimore neighborhood, which also houses the Western District precinct.