Sponsored Content

Intermarkets' Privacy Policy

Donate to Ace of Spades HQ!

Recent Entries
Absent Friends
Bandersnatch 2024
GnuBreed 2024
Captain Hate 2023
moon_over_vermont 2023
westminsterdogshow 2023
Ann Wilson(Empire1) 2022
Dave In Texas 2022
Jesse in D.C. 2022
OregonMuse 2022
redc1c4 2021
Tami 2021
Chavez the Hugo 2020
Ibguy 2020
Rickl 2019
Joffen 2014
AoSHQ Writers Group
A site for members of the Horde to post their stories seeking beta readers, editing help, brainstorming, and story ideas. Also to share links to potential publishing outlets, writing help sites, and videos posting tips to get published. Contact OrangeEnt for info:
maildrop62 at proton dot me
Cutting The Cord And Email Security
Moron Meet-Ups

« Open Thread | Main | If You Liked Duke Lacrosse, You're Gonna Love UVa »
December 02, 2014

Congressmen Now Doing "Hands Down, Don't Shoot" Gesture in Congress

So obnoxious.

I wonder if that Bosnian ever attempted a signal of submission during his brutal murder by hammers.

Meanwhile, Obama vows "this time will be different" as far as government changes in the wake of Ferguson, even though nothing illegal happened in Ferguson.

President Obama on Monday announced executive actions to curb “simmering mistrust” between local police departments and minority communities, pledging that his push for more body cameras on cops and greater oversight of the use of military weapons by officers would ensure “this time will be different.”

Obama is calling for a three-year, $263 million spending package that would fund 50,000 new body cameras for police officers. That funding request must be approved by Congress.

I hope everyone gets behind the body-camera initiative, though I'm not sure what it's doing at the federal level.

Essentially cops are now policing neurotic schizophrenics in a mental home who will make accusations at the drop of the hat; we need the evidence.

The president will also issue an executive order calling on law enforcement agencies to better track the surplus, military-style weapons they receive from the government and bolster training for those using the the equipment.


"This time will be different," Obama said. "Part of the reason this time will be different is because the president of the United States is deeply invested in making sure that this time is different."

However, the president's actions would not halt the practice of supplying police officers with weapons usually reserved for military conflicts...

This was never a particularly serious issue, really.

I'm kind of proud of myself for staying off that bandwagon.

The president also announced a new task force to study community policing practices.


"When I hear the young people around this table talk about their experiences, it violates my belief in what America can be," Obama said. "To hear young people feeling marginalized and distrusted, even after they've done everything right, that's not who we are."

Yes. Michael Brown was marginalized and distrusted, even after he'd done everything right, including slamming a cop with a car door and grabbing his weapon.

But we like need to really examine our society to determine how this Gentle Giant wound up dead in August instead of dead in February.

digg this
posted by Ace at 11:40 AM

| Access Comments

Recent Comments
NaCly Dog: "Village Idiot's Apprentice Top o ta mornin to y ..."

fd: ""It is incredibly disappointing that our community ..."

Nevergiveup: "Boker Tov Patriots ..."

Thomas Bender: "@103 >>2,035 people voted in the DC primary whe ..."

NaCly Dog: "Good Morning! Let's smile & be happy & strike ..."

rhennigantx: "101 = 50 + 50 Posted by: Divide by Zero at March ..."

Cat Ass Trophy : "Did those yutes pay their own way into the park or ..."

rhennigantx: "YES! Why should bother to get a driver's license o ..."

"Perfessor" Squirrel: "Welcome to a brand new day. If you’re workin ..."

Divide by Zero [/i]: " The people have spoken - all 2,035 of them. Our ..."

fd: "2,035 people voted in the DC primary where Haley t ..."

JT: " Birdbath status? Posted by: Just Wondering No ..."

Recent Entries

Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64