"Qualified immunity says that public servants ought to be able to do their jobs without being able to get pummeled with lawsuits that are frivolous,” Rice said. “What has happened is both the police union infrastructure through the police bill of rights and the courts have made it an ironclad shield that allows murder to be committed almost with impunity.” … [Read more...] about Labor leaders under pressure to oust police unions
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But you have this concentration of these very large companies that had that kind of influence on the sharing of information and viewpoints in our society. And that is a fundamental problem, because our republic was founded on the idea, and the whole rationale was that there would be a lot of diversity of voices, and it would be hard for someone to be able to galvanize a big faction in the United States that could dominate politically and oppress a minority. … [Read more...] about Exclusive: Maria Bartiromo interviews AG Barr on police reform, Big Tech censorship, Durham investigation
“After issuing several warnings, they made the decision to deploy tear gas to encourage the crowd to disperse. While I regret that it came to that, and I am disturbed by the footage that I’ve seen, I support decisions made by the Department to resolve today’s activity. … [Read more...] about Peaceful Protests Turn Chaotic As Police Use Tear Gas On Protesters Who Shutdown I-676; Over Two Dozen Arrested
SFPD’s share of the budget isn’t as eye-popping as its counterparts, in part because of San Francisco’s unique status as both a city and a county. So big-ticket budgets that typically fall under a county umbrella like the department of public health, courts and sheriff's office are folded in with city funding. … [Read more...] about SF’s spending and hiring spree on police comes to an end, but where will cuts come from?
San Francisco’s black community has shrunk over the years to 5% of the city’s population. Despite the enormous amounts of money passing through the city’s economy, around 19% of black children live in poverty in San Francisco, and black people comprise 35% of the city’s homeless population. Black households in San Francisco earn just 28% of what white households earn, according to city data. … [Read more...] about Defund San Francisco police? Chief Bill Scott says he’s open to the idea