On a day that's already seen more than enough miserable news (President Donald Trump spewed more sexist hate on Twitter while the National Rifle Association released a vile new ad that all but calls for violence against liberals), the Hawaii Attorney General's office sent out an extraordinary news release. Titled "Resources Available To Persons Impacted By Partial Trump Travel … [Read more...] about Hawaii Attorney General offers resources for those impacted by Trump Travel Ban
Though Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is a rising star within the Democratic Party, ultimately endorsed Hillary Clinton for president (after first endorsing Bernie Sanders, of course) and easily won reelection this year, she's been ominously quiet on the issue of President-elect Donald Trump's appalling appointees and nominations. Most notably, her signature did NOT appear with 169 of her … [Read more...] about Why didn’t Rep. Tulsi Gabbard join 169 of her colleagues in denouncing Trump appointee Stephen Bannon?
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WAIT, WHAT? An unarmed man, suspected of no crime, who three years ago was shot 16 times by police while lying in his bed, told a Seattle Times reporter in March that he bears no ill will for the cops who shot him. Said Dustin Theoharis, now 32, “Sometimes [police] make mistakes.” Theoharis was napping in a friend’s house in Puyallup, Washington, when police arrived to arrest … [Read more...] about News of the Weird – Forgiving mistaken police shooting mistakes and internet pornography renewable energy
The Maui Police Department will soon equip at least some of its officers with body cameras, the department announced on Mar. 20. “The Plans, Training, Research and Development Section has scheduled a one month feasibility study on the use of body-worn cameras,” stated the department’s press release. “The study is scheduled to begin on Monday, April 6, 2015. The results of the … [Read more...] about Are the new Maui Police body cameras just a Trojan Horse for more surveillance?