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Aug 08 2023

CU Boulder Police Told Not to Describe Suspects by Race

The longer liberals stay in power, the easier life gets for the criminals they champion. In contrast, local police find their job ever more difficult:

The University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) police department announced on July 12 it is expanding its diversity, equity, and inclusion training (DEI), which will include “inclusive, accurate language to describe suspects.”

That is, suspects are not to be described in any useful way. “Perceived gender” is also to be ignored, presumably to avoid offending transgender criminals.

Until it is discovered to be insensitive, cops can at least describe their clothes. Good thing clothing is painted on instead of being easily changed.

CU Boulder’s Center for African and African American Studies (CAAAS) and [CU Boulder’s College of Arts and Sciences Office for Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion] collaborated to implement language changes to be used in the police department’s future emergency communications, according to CU Boulder Today.

Police are literally taking orders from the African and African American Studies Department. Bitterly cling to the Second Amendment as if your life depended on it. Maybe it does.

On a tip from ABC of the ANC.

Jul 31 2023

Chicago Residents Unlikely to Like Illegal Alien Police

The Cultural Marxist coalition may experience a few bumps on the road to utopia. Chicago residents have noticed that whites are not the only demographic Democrat border policy is displacing:

Meanwhile, the state’s moonbat rulers move toward recruiting people who are in the country illegally as police officers:

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed off on a controversial bill allowing foreign nationals to become law enforcement officers, a move that critics blasted as “madness” for setting the stage to potentially deputize illegal aliens to arrest U.S. citizens in their own country.

Contempt for the rule of law goes hand in hand with tyranny, as anarchotyrannical Democrats often remind us.

The bill, which amends the Illinois Municipal Code and goes into effect on January 1, 2024, “Provides that an individual who is not a citizen but is legally authorized to work in the United States under federal law is authorized to apply for the position of a police officer, subject to all requirements and limitations, other than citizenship, to which other applicants are subject.”

U.S. Rep. Mary Miller (R-IL) assailed the passage of the law that could lead to illegal aliens being given guns and badges and unleashed on citizens in the Land of Lincoln.

The police are not happy:

Pritzker signed HB 3751 despite fierce opposition from the Illinois Fraternal Order of Police which strongly condemned the bill when it passed the House.

However, the last people Democrats want to please are local police.

This comes on the heels of abolishing cash bail with the Purge Law. As New York and California have already demonstrated, less cash bail means more crime.

How fitting that the Democratic National Convention will be held in Chicago next year. The sinking city pulling the state down the drain reflects what Democrats want to extend to the entire country.

On tips from Ed McAninch and Wiggins.

Jul 09 2023

Profiles in Liberal Hypocrisy I: Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg — who aspires to replace the somewhat free Twitter with the heavily censored Threads — is among the most conspicuously progressive members of the ruling class. To showcase his leftism, he donates massively not only to Democrats but to groups devoted to destroying local police. The tsunami of violent crime that predictably followed the liberal establishment’s support of Black Lives Matter is of no concern to Zuckerberg, who has spent $43 million on private security in just the past 3 years.

Since 2020, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) has donated $3 million to PolicyLink, the organization behind DefundPolice.org, according to investigative reporter Lee Fang.

The anti-cop group boasts on its website that its funds efforts to “diminish the role of policing in communities, and empower alternative visions for public safety,” though it fails to list what those substitutes may be.

CZI, which Zuckerberg founded with wife Priscilla Chan, has also donated more than $2.5 million to Solidaire, Fang reported, which seeks to do away with policing.

Solidaire reported in a June 2022 overview of its Defund the Police for Funders program that it proudly led the “Anti-Police Terror Project,” which claims to have played a significant role in stripping the Oakland Police Department’s budget of $18 million.

Oakland is a crime-ridden hellhole in which it is unsafe to set foot — unless you can afford private security like Zuckerborg:

Meta, meanwhile, increased its pretax spending on Zuckerberg’s security to $14 million in 2023, up from $10 million over the last several years…

In 2021, Meta reportedly earmarked a total of $27 million for an “overall security program” that ensured the safety of Zuckerberg, Chan and their three daughters.

Like Zuckerberg, Threads is a joke:

On tips from Jack D and KirklesWorth.

Jun 06 2023

Illegal Alien Police Officers

The system of government moonbats seek to impose is known as “anarchotyranny.” It combines tyrannical government overreach with contempt for rule of law, as liberal Illinois demonstrates by recruiting illegal aliens as police officers:

A bill aimed at clearing a path for recipients of a federal immigration program to become police officers — and at the same time helping departments that say they are struggling with recruitment — is moving forward with bipartisan support in the Illinois Legislature, but only after being amended to make clear that potential hires need to get federal approval to carry a gun.

The federal immigration program is DACA, which applies specifically to people who are in the USA in violation of American law.

Federal law generally bars noncitizens from carrying guns unless it’s for “official use,” meaning police officers who are not U.S. citizens would not be allowed to carry the weapons off-duty, according to a spokesperson for the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

The Illinois legislators want the federal government to change the rules so that people who are in the country illegally can carry guns legally even when not on duty as police officers.

The measure’s Democratic sponsor in the House is state Rep. Barbara Hernandez, whose aim is to help recipients of the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, become police officers while also giving law enforcement agencies another option for recruiting.

Recruiting has been a problem because Democrat authorities aggressively side with criminals against law enforcement. This alarming phenomenon has been taken to the last extreme in Chicago, whose leftist fever swamps spawned the community organizer who went on to push DACA as the 44th president. Maybe the recruitment and morale problems will be mitigated when the cops themselves violate the law just by being here.

Multiple states including of course California allow illegal aliens who qualify for Obama’s DACA program to be police officers.

The legislation passed 101-0 in the Illinois House on March 24 and is now before the Senate, where it already has two sponsors.

Update: The bill has now passed both houses.

The next logical step is to enlist convicts as police officers rather than incarcerating them. This will have the desired effect of reducing the prison population. It could be how Dim and Billyboy got jobs as bobbies in A Clockwork Orange.

On a tip from Dr Kufi Tutite.

May 22 2023

Why Australian Police Tasered a 95-Year-Old Lady

Liberal rule entails anarchotyranny and demasculization. Applied to police, this results in officers who leave criminals alone and react to normal people with the panicked fear of cornered animals. Here’s what moonbattery has reduced police to in Australia:

Sky News reports:

NSW Police Southern Region Commander Peter Cotter gave a press conference on Friday where he provided further detail about the condition of Clare Nowland, 95, who is currently surrounded by her family at Cooma Base Hospital. …

Ms Nowland was allegedly found holding a steak knife and standing at her walking frame by nursing staff at the Yallambee Lodge near Cooma, a small town south of Canberra, on Wednesday.

At last word the great grandmother is in critical condition.

Mrs. Nowland stands under 5 feet tall and weighs less than 95 pounds. But the knife could have been quite sharp. They told her to put it down, but she wouldn’t listen. Maybe her hearing aid batteries were low.

Using a taser was risky. The police should have played it safe and called in a sniper.

On a tip from Lyle.

Apr 30 2023

Alternative Police Secure West Hollywood

As we learned from Democrats during the Black Lives Matter riots, we don’t need local police, because they only serve to make people feel unsafe. After defunding the police, we can replace them with social workers or safety ambassadors, a.k.a. security ambassadors. Let’s see how effectively the latter maintain public order in the gay mecca West Hollywood:

On a tip from Wiggins.

Feb 17 2023

Los Angeles Replaces Law Enforcement With Yoga

The future of law enforcement under liberal rule unfolds in Los Angeles:

[C]ity officials announced a new public safety initiative which implements yoga, meditation and healing circles to communities as an alternative form of unarmed policing. The initiative’s launch cost the city of Los Angeles $2.2 million in city funding.

No worries, taxpayers. In the end there will be a net savings, because in liberal utopia you won’t have to pay for police or prisons.

At a briefing on Monday, Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez, who chairs the City Council’s public safety committee, announced the Project TURN initiative-which stands for Therapeutic Unarmed Response for Neighborhoods.

The only response to watching the Land of Fruits and Nuts plunge off a cliff into an abyss of self-parody is to move at top speed in the opposite direction.

Project TURN hopes that therapy, yoga, meditation, and healing circle will reduce the need for officers to engage in neighborhoods in Los Angeles.

If California takes over the federal government via Gavin Newsom or Kamala “Heartbeat Away” Harris, we will learn how well these techniques work at staving off the communist Chinese.

In other news from La-La Land,

Throughout 2022, the Los Angeles Police Department reported 229,584 crimes, an 11.6% increase over the previous year.

Los Angeles could get that number down to zero. All it has to do is cut to the chase and move beyond defunding the police. Disband the department altogether, as the city council promised to do in Minneapolis at the height of Black Lives Matter violence, and it won’t report any crime at all.

On tips from ABC of the ANC and KirklesWorth.

Feb 05 2023

Miami Police Drive Around in Ad for Afrocentrism

Black History Month is when the authorities stop doubling down on their obsessive worship of all things African and instead triple down on it. The cultural Marxist moonbattery is so excessive that Miami police are showcasing a vehicle transformed into a gaudy advertisement for the black supremacist ideology of Black Lives Matter sociopaths who riot against them.

This is actually on the level:

The raised fists have a dual meaning. Like Black Lives Matter itself, they represent both black supremacy and Marxism.

Via Daily Mail:

Mayor Francis Suarez presented the cruiser that was designed by the city police union on Thursday alongside Miami Police Chief Manuel Morales.

The car displayed the ‘Black Power’ symbol along with African flags and the slogan ‘Miami police support Black History Month.’

Maybe next year they will force officers to trade in their uniforms for loincloths.

The pandering is so tastelessly over the top that not even BLM can stomach it:

The Black Live Matter Twitter account also commented on the matter by posting a gif of Cardi B saying, ‘I just hate it.’

Blacks comprise 13% of the US population. Yet Afrocentrism has become our national religion — or at least, our state religion.

On a tip from Ed McAninch.

Feb 04 2023

Anti-Cop LA City Councilor Gets Extra Patrol for His Car

The hypocrisy that characterizes leftists is almost superhuman. Consider Hugo Soto-Martinez of the Los Angeles City Council:

Soto-Martinez campaigned against ‘armed militias occupying our neighborhoods,’ saying that the existing policing system was ‘completely corrupt, immoral, and needs to be changed drastically.’

He has advocated defunding the LAPD and California Highway Patrol. “I believe in the eventual goal of abolishing the current system of policing,” barked the moonbat. He called for the “redistribution of police money to other public sector unions.” But then,

On Thursday night, a member of his team placed a call to the LAPD just before 10pm requesting assistance, because Soto-Martinez’s white Lexus had broken down.

‘Extra patrol throughout the night for parked white Lexus belonging to councilmember,’ the LAPD request noted.

Hate-hoaxing extended Squad member Cori Bush, who ran for Congress as a representative of Black Lives Matter in the aftermath of hundreds of antipolice riots, spends a fortune on security. Even she doesn’t have the gall to rely heavily on the local police she demonizes.

Soto-Martinez will go far in liberal politics.

On a tip from Ed McAninch.

Jan 31 2023

Tyre Nichols Killing Was Caused by Erosion

When five black cops working for a black police chief in a majority black city beat to death a black guy, people looked for explanations for how this could have happened. The media establishment, applying the When All You’ve Got Is a Hammer principle, jumped the shark completely with the risibly preposterous assertion that white racism is to blame for the Tyre Nichols killing. The actual explanation is erosion — of both standards because of Affirmative Action and the War on Police, and the family because of sexual immorality and the welfare state.

Regarding the erosion of standards:

At least two out of of five Memphis police officers charged with murder in the fatal beatdown of Tyre Nichols joined the force after the department relaxed its hiring requirements.

Tadarrius Bean and Demetrius Haley joined the Memphis PD in August 2020, after education requirements were lowered.

Retired NYPD detective Mike Alcazar, who teaches at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, notes that this results in “less desirable” candidates.

“They’re desperate. They want police officers,” Alcazar said. “They’re going through it, they check off some boxes, saying, ‘Ok, they’re good enough, get them on.’”

Here’s how desperate:

The department showed signs of struggle with recruiting new police officers, offering $15,000 signing bonuses in 2021 and 2022, Fox 13 reported. …

The department also revealed that [it] was even offering waivers for people who have been convicted on felony charges.

Urban police departments are desperate to find recruits because the heavy emphasis on Affirmative Action shrinks the pool of candidates, and because the liberal establishment’s ferocious hostility to local police — which became conspicuous during the promotion of Black Lives Matter — has made the job unappealing. Few want to put their lives on the line with their hands tied, knowing that politically motivated brass will not have their back, and that the vermin comprising the mainstream media will side with criminals to rally the public against them.

Speaking of Affirmative Action, Memphis is one of the many cities that just happens to have a black woman for a police chief:

Cerelyn “CJ” Davis … was fired from the Atlanta police department in 2008 for her alleged involvement in a sex crimes investigation into the husband of an Atlanta police sergeant…

Two detectives accused Davis of telling them not to investigate Terrill Marion Crane, who was married to sergeant Tonya Crane after the police department obtained photos of him with underage girls.

A federal grand jury later indicted Terrill Crane on child pornography.

Thanks to identity politics, Davis will always be qualified for a top job, no matter how spectacularly she fails.

Personnel standards are not the only conspicuous manifestation of the moonbattery eroding America. Jason Whitlock enraged liberals by coming on Tucker Carlson’s show and drawing attention to what they would call “root causes.” Whitlock confesses to escaping the plantation:

I argued that the five police officers mimicked gang behavior and that the whole sad event is a byproduct of communities overrun with matriarchal values and controlled by single black mothers. I said that the conversation we should be having in reaction to Tyre Nichols centers on the cost of destroying the black family.

For this, the liberal thought police at Google’s YouTube labeled video of his appearance on Tucker Carlson as “inappropriate or offensive to some audiences” — the ultimate endorsement.

As usual, Whitlock makes good points. The intelligentsia was particularly enraged by his…

…attempt to spark a conversation about the real ramifications of America’s growing preference for female authority and alternative family structures. The matriarchy doesn’t work.

The black urban matriarchy has resulted from fatherless homes, resulting in turn from the stratospheric illegitimacy rate caused by the welfare state and the collapse of sexual morality.

General decay of our culture as it is presented to us by the lefty-dominated news and entertainment media also plays a role.

[The Nichols killing] feels like the outgrowth of a rotten culture, a culture where black men are canonized and celebrated for handling petty beefs and disrespect with lethal violence.

Whitlock’s solution is Christianity. It worked for 2,000 years. In stark contrast, liberalism is not working.

CNN’s Van Jones speaks for the establishment by barking about the Nichols killing being “driven by racism.” The implied solution is to double down on the progressive policies that caused the erosion.

No wonder CNN viewership just hit a 9-year low. The pernicious lies comprising the liberal misinformation bubble are so divorced from anything real, they only resonate with fanatics who live in an alternate universe of sheer moonbattery.

On tips from Wiggins, Varla, and Mr. Freemarket.

Jan 25 2023

Stacey Abrams Camp Sides With Terrorists Against Police

Stacey Abrams has finally stopped shrieking that she is the Governor of Georgia, but unfortunately is still active in politics, eating away like rust at American civilization. Her top advisor made the news by siding with the Antifa vermin who recently attacked police in Atlanta.

From Fox News:

A top adviser for Stacey Abrams’ voting rights nonprofit defended anti-cop activists who set a police car ablaze and smashed windows while protesting the death of an environmental activist this past weekend in Atlanta.

“Voting rights” is liberalese for election fraud. The “environmental activist” was Manuel Teran, who used “they/it” pronouns, and who was killed by return fire after shooting a state trooper involved in clearing a moonbat infestation out of the area designated for a new police training facility. Windows were smashed in the building housing the Atlanta Police Foundation, which was also attacked with fireworks and defaced with graffiti.

Marisa Pyle, a senior rapid response manager at Abrams’ Fair Fight Action, who also worked as a senior manager for Abrams’ One Georgia leadership committee during her most recent failed Georgia gubernatorial run, rushed to defend the anti-police protesters and the ensuing chaos.

“You cannot commit violence against a window or a car. Killing a human? Now that, that is violence,” Pyle wrote on Twitter this past weekend. “Shame on Atlanta’s leaders who fall into the same tired path of protecting property while our people are murdered by their police.”

Thank you, Marisa, for putting it on the official record that you maniacs side with leftist terrorists against the police.

We are past the point were any informed and reasonable person could support Democrats.

On a tip from Anonymous.

Jan 23 2023

Son of Minority Whip Arrested for Antifa Attack on Police

Saturday night in Atlanta, Antifa thugs escalated the War on Police, attacking the Atlanta Police Foundation, smashing windows, and setting a police car on fire. The main pretext was the demise of fellow terrorist Manuel Teran, who was killed by return fire after shooting a state trooper involved in clearing leftists lowlifes from the planned cite of a new Atlanta Police Department Training Facility known by moonbats as Cop City. The violence was not limited to Atlanta. Jared Dowell, the sexually perplexed son of the Democrat whip, took part in an incident in Boston the same night:

The Boston Police Department noted that around 9:30 p.m. on Jan. 21, officers responded to a scene of leftist disturbance at the Parkman Bandstand Monument in the Boston Common.

According to the BPD, officers found the son of House Democratic Whip Katherine Clark (D-Mass.) vandalizing the monument, writing “NO COP CITY” and “ACAB,” the latter of which stands for “all cops are bastards.” …

When officers intervened to arrest the son of the Democratic whip and restore order, a group of 20 leftist violators began “screaming profanities through megaphones” and interfering with Dowell’s arrest.

Katherine Clark would not be among them. She can do more to advance the progressive agenda from her position in Washington.

An officer was brutally struck in the face and left “bleeding from the nose and mouth” during the leftists’ violent efforts to prevent the arrest, which Dowell is accused of partaking in.

Dowell’s outlook runs in the family:

[H]is BLM-supporting mother stressed in 2020 that it should be “easier to prosecute” officers.

Clark — the Democrat who reportedly failed to properly disclose hundreds of thousands of dollars in stock trades in 2021 —confirmed that her son, whom she refers to as a “daughter” and calls “Riley,” was arrested in Boston, noting that “this is a very difficult time in the cycle of joy and pain in parenting.”

The heart bleeds.

While apparently reluctant to denounce Antifa’s violent attacks on Boston police over the weekend, Clark has previously been quick to accuse her political rivals of fomenting unrest and to warn of violence when politically expedient.

Clark shrieks that Republicans are “extremists” who endanger “our country’s national security” and appeal to “hate speech and violence.” With a straight face, she screams, “The tolerance of violence and bigotry in our political discourse must end” and “Violence begets violence.”

When the Party of Hypocrisy denounces violence, be prepared to defend yourself.

On tips from Bluto, Barry A, and Mr. Freemarket.

Jan 21 2023

Police Chief Apologizes for Thin Blue Line Flag

The establishment-approved race riots that raged for months on end, causing $billions in damages, have simmered down until such a time as the liberal media finds it expedient to start them up again. The explosion in violent crime that predictably followed in the wake of Black Lives Matter has caused Democrats to tone down their denunciations of local police. But that doesn’t mean showing support for the police is regarded as politically acceptable — even if you are an officer yourself:

A Minnesota police officer was forced to walk back a social media post from earlier this month, after some critics were offended he posted a Thin Blue Line flag to commemorate law enforcement on National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.

In a society under the thumb of moonbats, that constituted thoughtcrime.

Golden Valley Police Chief Virgil Green issued that apology over the weekend after the original post, which is now deleted, was reportedly flooded with comments bringing the intent of the symbol into question.

When the chief of police apologizes for the Thin Blue Line flag, we can hardly expect high morale among officers who are expected to face death on behalf of a hostile public, under the command of invertebrates who do not have their back.

This goes beyond Minnesota, birthplace of the Cult of George Floyd. The Thin Blue Line flag has been banned by the LAPD, lest officers take pride in their profession. Nationwide, the liberals in charge continue to abet criminals and tie police hands.

The inevitable retention and recruitment crisis will reduce the quality of officers until we have police fit for the police state progressives are progressing toward.

On a tip from Steve T.

Jan 15 2023

Los Angeles Police Department Bans Thin Blue Line Flag

The thin blue line flag represents support for police officers, who put their lives on the line to defend us from lowlifes. Naturally, the lowlifes don’t like it. Lowlifes are represented by the party that controls Los Angeles. Consequently, the thin blue line flag is banned — at the police department:

The Los Angeles Police Department banned the Thin Blue Line flag from public areas within police departments this week over a complaint that the flag represented “violent, extremist views.”

Any view leftists want to suppress is “extremist,” including the opinion that criminals should be arrested.

LA Police Chief Michel Moore says the thin blue line flag represents “the honor, valor, dedication, and sacrifice of law enforcement to protect our communities” but also “undemocratic, racist, and bigoted views.” Political lackeys are good at talking out of both sides of their mouths.

As the liberal establishment’s aggressive embrace of Black Lives Matter established, criminals are the good guys and local police are the bad guys. Therefore, a flag representing support for police is thoughtcrime.

The LAPD chief ordered all flags with the symbol to be removed from public areas.

The Los Angeles Police Protective League responds:

“It is difficult to express the level of utter disgust and disappointment with Chief Moore’s politically pandering directive to remove Thin Blue Line flags and memorials for fallen officers from all public areas within our police stations. This direction came as a result of complaints from anti-police, criminal apologists, and activists who hold too much sway over our city leaders and, unfortunately, our Chief.”

Moonbats screech that the thin blue line flag is “white supremacist.” That this is untrue is particularly obvious in Los Angeles, where most cops are either black or Hispanic.

Moore has made it explicit that higher-ups do not have the backs of officers on the street. The inevitable effect on morale will degrade public safety. This is in accordance with the liberal agenda, as George Soros having placed pro-criminal Los Angeles County DA George Gascon in power confirms. The likely intent of deliberately increasing violent crime is to set the stage for a major gun grab, leaving law-abiding citizens still less safe.

On tips from Ed McAninch and Mr. Freemarket.

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