Murder in Cincinnati: Body Cam Video Released – Ray Tensing Charged With Murder of Sam Dubose

oe Deters, the Hamilton County Prosecutor, said this murder was “Another asinine, senseless shooting.” Deters went on to say that Dubose “Didn’t deserve to be shot in the head” and that “he didn’t even deserve to be tased.”

The video released today contradicts Officer Tensing’s prior statements. As seen in the video, Dubose was asked to unbuckle his seat belt and step out of the vehicle. Dubose apparently moved his foot off the brake, which caused the car to move. Without hesitation, the officer drew his weapon and fired, striking Dubose in the head. He was not being dragged by the vehicle, nor was his life in danger.

Officer Ray Tensing

Note: This is a developing story and will be updated as information comes in.

Another murdering cop has been indicted for murder by a Grand Jury. Officer Ray Tensing has been indicted in the shooting death of Sam Dubose, an unarmed man, during an off-campus traffic stop.

Samuel Dubose

University of Cincinnati Police officer, Ray Tinsing, observed Dubose driving near the Campus around 6:30 pm. After following him for a few blocks, Tinsing initiated a traffic stop for failure to display a front plate, and approached the vehicle. Officer Tinsing had told 911 dispatchers that he fired one shot, fatally striking Dubose in the head, because he was “almost run over” during the traffic stop. Tensing said in the incident report that he was “dragged” by the vehicle.

However, Joe Deters, the Hamilton County Prosecutor, said this murder was “Another asinine, senseless shooting.” Deters went on to say that Dubose “Didn’t deserve to be shot in the head” and that “he didn’t even deserve to be tased.”

The video released today contradicts Officer Tensing’s prior statements. As seen in the video, Dubose was asked to unbuckle his seat belt and step out of the vehicle. Dubose apparently moved his foot off the brake, which caused the car to move. theEnquirerCarrieCochranWithout hesitation, the officer drew his weapon and fired, striking Dubose in the head. He was not being dragged by the vehicle, nor was his life in danger.

Prosecutor: UC officer ‘purposefully killed’ DuBose

Prosecutor Joe Deters had this to say:

“He didn’t do anything violent to the officer, he wasn’t dragging him, and he intentionally pulled out his gun and shot him in the head. He was making excuses for the purposeful killing of another person. I’m not saying he’s smart, that’s what I think he did. He lost his temper because Mr. Dubose wouldn’t get out of his car. When you see this you won’t believe how quickly he pulls his gun. Maybe a second – it’s incredible.”  (Picture from The Enquirer/Carrie Cochran)

Later, he also stated that “he purposely killed him. He should never have been a police officer. This is without question a murder.”

rest of story:  http://www.copblock.org/134093/

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Previous statement by officer below are clearly lies.

Officer Ray Tensing fatally shot Samuel Dubose, 43, on Sunday after a struggle at a traffic stop over a missing license tag, Cincinnati police said. Dubose was driving away when Tensing shot him in the head, police said.

Local activists were complaining the killing is similar to police slayings of black men or youth in other cities, like Tamir Rice in Cleveland and Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Dubose was black and Tensing is white.

“These routine traffic stops turn fatal and are becoming a norm around the country,” said Brian Taylor, an activist with Black Lives Matter: Cincinnati, who attended a community meeting on the killing. “We’re at the end of our ropes.”

cropped-ttd.jpgAccording to the UCPD use of force procedure, campus officers “should not discharge a firearm at or from a moving vehicle except as the ultimate measure of self-defense or defense of another when the suspect is using deadly force.”

Tensing had been placed on administrative leave with pay, university police said. He gave his first statements to investigators on Tuesday, along with two other campus police officers who arrived as Tensing and Dubose started struggling, according to Michele Ralston, spokeswoman for the force.  (But on Thursday he was fired and arrested for murder.)

Cincinnati police, who are handling the investigation, said Tensing saw Dubose driving without a front license plate around 6:30 p.m. Sunday and tried to pull him over. Dubose continued for about a mile from the campus before stopping the car, police said.

Tensing was wearing a body camera, police said. They also said they have received surveillance video from nearby buildings but have yet to view it. No dashboard camera video is available, police said.

resist…Family demanded body cam video

WKRC reported Dubose’s family rallied outside of the university’s police department Tuesday night demanding to see the video captured on Tensing’s body camera.

“Why can’t I see it? Why can’t I see it?” said 9-year-old Samuel, according to the affiliate.

Video of the incident will not be released until the investigation is over, according to Cincinnati City Manager Harry Black.

CNN filed a request to review the body camera video but was turned down Wednesday by Hamilton County Chief Assistant Prosecutor Julie K. Wilson. She said release of the video could jeopardize a fair trial in the future.

“Tensing has been placed on administrative leave with pay.”

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stopviolenceSo the campus security guy stops someone for a violation, but instead of issuing a ticket, he shoots him in the head. The campus security/officer gets a paid vacation and the victim’s family is not allowed to see the video of what happened.

While making the family suffer, the department tells whatever lies seem useful and controls all of the evidence. The character assassination has already begun and it will get worse before it gets better.

The penalty for having an expired license is not execution. The officer should be arrested. Last time I checked, murder is a crime.https://thepeaceresource.wordpress.com/…/stand-up…/

cropped-cropped-peace-justice11.jpg“At home, American police bureaus, militarized and armed with machine-guns, have been provided a license to kill at will and our president claims a “right” to kill anyone, anywhere, any time, for any reason or without providing any reason at all. This amoral and extralegal extortion has been extended abroad in more than 25 corporate wars of choice. And what is most terrifying is that the American people have surrendered to this betrayal and treason. With innocents executed at home and abroad, we are under attack and must stand up and fight back.”

We need to take it to the streets…

“We call upon people of good will to come to Washington, DC on Tuesday September 22, 2015 to actively participate in a witness of nonviolent civil resistance calling on Congress and the White House to take meaningful action as we confront …the structural violence of the military-security state. There will be an occupation of a Congressional office, followed by direct action at the White House.”

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No matter how cynical I become, I just can’t keep up.”
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No matter how cynical I become, I just can’t keep up.”
– Lily Thomlin

“Reality is a crutch for people who can’t cope with drugs.”
― Lily Tomlin

“I can handle reality in small doses, but as a lifestyle, it’s much too confining.”
― Lily Tomlin

“When I was growing up I always wanted to be someone. Now I realize I should have been more specific.”
― Lily Tomlin


Always love Lily…  

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Lily Tomlin is an actress and comedian known for roles on television shows such as Laugh-In and films such as Nashville.
Some of the wacky characters that Lily Tomlin created were showcased on the hit comedy series Laugh-In, which ran from 1969 to 1973, and the show catapulted her to stardom. Tomlin went on to appear in dramatic and comedic films, including Nashville and Nine to Five, and since that time, she has continued to mix the serious and the humorous. In 1985, the comedian/actress won a Tony Award for her one-woman Broadway show. Her recent work includes the Netflix series Grace and Frankie.

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Lily Tomlin, one of America’s foremost comediennes, continues to venture across an ever-widening range of media, starring in television, theater, motion pictures, animation, and video. Throughout her extraordinary career, Tomlin has received numerous awards, including: seven Emmys; a Tony for her one woman Broadway show, Appearing Nitely; a second Tony for Best Actress, a Drama Desk Award and an Outer Critics’ Circle Award for her one woman performance in Jane Wagner’s The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe; a CableAce Award for Executive Producing thefilm adaptation of The Search; a Grammwrenovationhell-e1327533027440-214x161y for her comedy album, This is a Recording as well as nominations for her subsequent albums Modern Scream, And That’s the Truth, and On Stage; and two Peabody Awards–the first for the ABC television special, Edith Ann’s Christmas: Just Say Noël, and the second for narrating and executive producing the HBO film, The Celluloid Closet. In 2003, she received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor and, in December 2014, was the recipient of the prestigious Kennedy Center Honors in Washington DC.


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Stop Drilling in the Arctic! Obama betrayed us Again…

Oil companies like Shell, which recently received the green light from the Obama administration to begin drilling in the Chukchi Sea as soon as this summer, have been trying to gain access to the Arctic for years. Now Obama has allowed it.

Greenpeace activists board the ice breakers Fennica and Nordica in Helsinki. The activists protest against Shell's Arctic oil drilling plans by dropping banners reading
Greenpeace activists board the ice breakers Fennica and Nordica in Helsinki. The activists protest against Shell’s Arctic oil drilling plans by dropping banners reading “Save the Arctic. Stop Shell”. The government owned company Arctia Shipping has contracted the ice breakers to support Shell’s drilling for the drilling seasons 2012-2014.

Why do people support Obama when he supports drilling in the Arctic, offshore drilling, murdering prisoners, 27 unnecessary wars of choice, the suspension of habeas corpus, sending illegal drones knowing each kills an average of fifty innocent people.

If you want this irresponsible drilling stopped, contact the most powerful man on the planet… as if if would do you any good.

https://thepeaceresource.wordpress.com/2013/09/16/stand-up-speak-out-take-action-contact-elected-officials/

(He is not on our side, he is in Shell’s pocket.)

Obama administration grants Arctic drilling approval to Shell

Cindy Shogan, executive director of the Alaska Wilderness League, called it the wrong choice.

“This decision puts the fate of the fragile Arctic Ocean, and our climate future, in the hands of Shell Oil,” she said in a statement.

resistOil companies like Shell, which recently received the green light from the Obama administration to begin drilling in the Chukchi Sea as soon as this summer, have been trying to gain access to the Arctic for years. Now Obama has allowed it.

Theoretically, Obama could have tried to keep Shell and other oil companies out of the Arctic in a few different ways. The most stringent level of protection, according to Greenpeace’s Cassady Sharp, would be to declare the Chukchi Sea as a marine sanctuary — the marine equivalent to defining an area as wilderness. Oil and gas drilling is generally prohibited in marine areas designated as National Marine Sanctuaries by NOAA regulations.

But he chose not to. Instead, he told them to go ahead and take the risk. (With a known 75% chance of a spill.)

nospillAccording to Niel Lawrence, project director for National Resources Defense Council’s Alaska Project, Obama could also use the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) to withdraw the entire U.S. Arctic outer continental shelf from leasing eligibility —

But he chose not to.

Obama could cancel the lease that gives Shell — and other oil companies — the right to drill in the area, something that 18 senators … asked him to do in a letter earlier this week. The current lease runs through 2017, meaning that canceling the lease would prevent Shell and other companies from drilling in the area at least through 2017.

puppetBut he chose not to.

“Shell still has not submitted a new or updated Oil Spill Response Plan for 2015,” Lawrence said. “We also know that there still are no spill response methods proven effective in situ in an Arctic Ocean environment.”

But drilling in this sensitive area, knowing a spill is likely, Obama sided with Shell.

He is not on our side…. and never has been.

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Anonymous Says ‘Sandra Bland Was Murdered’, Calls For National ‘Day of Rage’

Since Sandra Bland was killed in police custody, a number of theories have arisen regarding how she died and why. Few believe that she committed suicide, and the investigation into her death has now shifted gears from a suicide investigation, to a homicide.

This is big. This is HUGE! ‪#‎Anonymous‬ calls for a national ‪#‎DayOfRage‬ for ‪#‎SandraBland‬ and says pointblank: ‪#‎SandraWasMurdered‬!

Help SPREAD THE WORD! ‪#‎OpSandraBland‬ is IN EFFECT!

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Anonymous just weighed in on the death of Sandra Bland, and the “hacktivist” group makes it clear: “Sandra Bland was murdered.”
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Anonymous just weighed in on the death of Sandra Bland, and the “hacktivist” group makes it clear: “Sandra Bland was murdered.”

A video was recently uploaded by Anon Intel Group, and it believes there is no question that Sandra Bland was murdered.

The transcripts for the video are as follows:

DWB_zps0bwsaxwoThe Anonymous collective is enraged at the failed attempt by Waller County PD and the Texas Trooper Association to mask a blatant act of crime against an innocent woman. And we will not stand as Sandra’s death becomes another hashtag and then a statistic.

We, Anonymous, are calling on the citizens of the United States to commit to a day of rage for Sandra Bland and all who have been murdered at the hands of ruthless law enforcement officials who know no honor. Cities around the United States will rise up in unison and call for Sandra Bland’s justice.

We, not as Anonymous but as citizens of the United States, are tired of the cycle of murders and coverups made by police departments across the nation. We demand that each police chief at each protesting city to come out to the crowds and renew their pledge to protect the people they serve.

We also demand the immediate arrest of Brian Encinia and the resignation of both Waller County’s District Attorney and the Waller County’s Sheriff.

If you do not take Brian Encinia into custody, we will come after all of you. All your secrets will be leaked. You will all be vulnerable. We all know where you live.

1LCny7U&This is for Sandra Bland. No mercy for murderers.

Operation Rage for Sandra, engaged.

We are Anonymous.

We are legion.

We do not forgive.

We do not forget.

Waller County law enforcement, it’s too late to expect us.

Along with this were a list of “supporting documents.” Take a look:

– Booking doc: http://bit.ly/1CVh5BW

– Suicide doc: http://bit.ly/1TXnosZ / http://bit.ly/1emrLh6
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– #SandraWasMurdered: http://bit.ly/1VFltuX

– The room: http://bit.ly/1VFlvTv

– The shadows: http://bit.ly/1Ms79mr / http://bit.ly/1HYknku

hhg– Waller County Jail mugshots: http://bit.ly/1IjiDSn (website:http://bit.ly/1IrWN5f)

– Sandra Bland mugshot: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CKmQfs3VEAIxyph.jpg

– ORIGINAL: (WARNING GRAPHIC) http://bit.ly/1RYOPFc

Just days ago, we reported on speculation sweeping social media that suggested the mugshot taken of Sandra Bland indicated she was already dead.

Since Sandra Bland was killed in police custody, a number of theories have arisen regarding how she died and why. Few believe that she committed suicide, and the investigation into her death has now shifted gears from a suicide investigation, to a homicide.

1LCny7U&But one of the most intriguing theories that is starting to circulate on Black Twitter is whether or not Sandra Bland was actually dead already when her mugshots were taken.

While the evidence is far from conclusive, these are definitely questions worth asking.

Some of the question that people have posed about the mugshot image include:

Why does Sandra already have an orange jumpsuit on in a mugshot supposedly taken during in-processing?

Why are the locks of her hair descending backwards, as though she is laying down, rather than standing up? If she was standing up, her locks should be hanging straight down, as they are in every other image of her we have where she has locks.

Her eyes seem focused on nothing.

Edvard Munch-886497The shadow to our right indicates to some that she is laying down.

Her face, collagen, fat, loose musculature, is all seeming to fall backwards, rather than down. This too would seem to indicate that she is laying down.

On the right side of the image, we can see the left side of her face (our right), drooping lower than the opposite side. Some have suggested this indicates effects of oxygen depletion to the brain.

What do you think?

(Article by Zeidy David; h/t to Anon Intel Group)


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No Surrender to fear: embrace Courage

Dr. Jill Stein has a plan for revolutionary change. She will put everyday people back in charge.

https://thepeaceresource.wordpress.com/2015/05/15/why-jill-stein-is-the-only-logical-choice-in-2016/

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Those who insist on pretending we only can choose between Democrats and Republicans must learn how to think outside the corporate box. We have 36 years of evidence that perpetual and unending war is not the answer. And sitting on the couch hoping for change or only focusing on local issues are not solutions.

We must keep our eyes on the prize of freedom and vote values instead of fears.  We can secure the peace and demand justice. Too much hangs in the balance to straddle the fence, vote for “lesser evils” or surrender.

peace and justice, Tim (tmf)


 Hillary Clinton  and Bernie Sanders are fatally-flawed pro-war candidates.  

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Timothy Martin Flanagan: writer, educator, journalist, editor, artist and gardener who enjoys planting seeds.

Hillary supports the odd notion that Israel is somehow entitled to break the law, build illegal settlements, hide nuclear bombs from international inspections and attack virtually defenseless occupied and surrounded people. Israel has an Army, Navy and an Air Force. These  resources are backed up with un-inspected nuclear weapons. Israeli “Defense” Force attacks on Gaza and the West Bank are offense not defense: this criminal enterprise must end.

Aside from Hillary’a blinders on the Middle East, she endorses multiple wars of choice and spouts Netanyahu’s delusional aspirations about attacking Iran (and flirting with World War III) instead of dealing with facts on the ground. She is trigger-happy, unstable, dangerous and has been wrong too many times. She has committed international crimes by her machinations with Libya and Syria. She should not hold public office.

~(tmf)

https://thepeaceresource.wordpress.com/2015/05/07/the-difference-between-jill-stein-and-bernie-sanders/
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hillsty“Given the US record of the past dozen years, there is a great deal to be said in principle for a long period in which Washington simply pulls back from involvement in international crises. In practice, though, as several administrations have found, international affairs will not leave a US president alone. Crises blow up suddenly, and to craft an appropriate response requires a consistent philosophy, deep local knowledge, a firm grip on the US foreign-policy apparatus, and the ability to frame that response in ways that will gain the necessary support from the policy establishment, media and population. These are sufficiently great challenges in themselves. To expect in addition that a statesman will display originality, moral courage and a willingness to challenge national shibboleths is probably too much to ask of anyone. On the evidence to date, this is certainly too much to ask of Hillary Rodham Clinton.”

http://www.thenation.com/article/hawk-named-hillary/

About Hillary

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“What Hillary Clinton did to Libya is a crime on a scale rivaled only by the crimes of the Bush administration in Iraq – and there is a definite parallel in the methodology of the criminals.”

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Bernie Sanders is an older and conservative politician dedicated to the military status quo. His populist rhetoric about ecnomics is compelling, but the congressional record provides glaring examples which prove he remains a “hawk” on Israel, the F-35, drones and specific wars of choice. These stances mock his supporters and explain why he is not running against Hillary, but for her.  He told us he plans to vote for Hillary and by doing so endorse the ongoing Democratic apparatus of destabilization, invasion, attacks and avoidable wars of aggression against smaller and less powerful nations.

~tmf

Sanders seems ambivalent about how black lives do not matter in America.
(Bernie Sanders’} foreign policy positions are to the right of many liberal Democrats. Sanders voted in favor of George W. Bush’s original Authorization for Use of Military Force resolution that gave the administration a green light to launch the war on Afghanistan. While he did vote against Bush’s invasion of Iraq, he repeatedly supported funding resolutions for both US occupations. And while critical of some aspects of Israeli policy, Sanders has a less than stellar record on Palestine, even going as far as defending Israel’s right to “self-defense” during its bloody assault on the Gaza Strip last summer.”

This alone should disqualify him as a presidential contender. The lesser-evil theory has been completely and overwhelming debunked.  We must forget voting for evil and work for the greater good.   

“Sanders’ backing of US imperialism compromises his support for workers’ rights.”

https://www.jacobinmag.com/2015/05/bernie-sanders-socialist-president-clinton/

Bernie-SandersSanders not only defends military contracts that benefit his constituents in Vermont, he also joined the 100 to 0 vote in the Senate to give unalloyed moral and political support to the state of Israel during its most recent bombing campaign against Gaza.”

Bernie Sanders supports the right-wing war lobby…

https://thewordsmithcollection.wordpress.com/2015/04/30/bernie-sanders-supports-the-right-wing-war-lobby/

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We can do much better than three right-leaning, conservative pretenders who ignore human rights, freedom and attending to the real victory: peace in our time. Instead, all three want to continue flogging the dead horse of endless conflicts with munitions cartels in charge of our military and our nation driven by wars of choice.

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Only one candidate has identified what is destroying the health of this nation and wasting vital resouces. We spend trillions killing millions instead of investing in people and the places where we live.
If we shut down unnecessary wars of choice, we can redirect national, corporate and human resources in reversing environmental degradation, repairing infrastructure and investing in peace.


Dr. Jill Stein provides the only sane choice.

https://thepeaceresource.wordpress.com/2015/07/19/if-war-is-working-for-you-vote-sanders-but-if-you-want-peace-justice-and-freedom-shine-with-stein/

Stein will begin a radical transition from exporting destabilization, munitions, terror and war to the more sustainable export of human services, technnological resources, courage and peace.

This doctor has an established plan and singular purpose. We must shut down the corporate war-machine and insist on investment in peace, research, infratructure, equity and progress.

Dr. Jill Stein has been endorsed as the single best person to be our next President by Noam Chomsky, a linguist, author and activist, and by Chris Hedges, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and war correspondent, among others. She is as real as it gets.

~tmf
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https://thepeaceresource.wordpress.com/2015/06/23/dr-jill-stein-is-running-for-president/
Jill was born in Chicago and raised in suburban Highland Park, Illinois. She graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College in 1973, and from Harvard Medical School in 1979.

 

Dr. Jill Stein is a mother, physician, longtime teacher of internal medicine, and pioneering environmental-health advocate.

She is the co-author of two widely-praised reports,  In Harm’s Way: Toxic Threats to Child Development, published in 2000, and Environmental Threats to Healthy Aging, published in 2009.. The first of these has been translated into four languages and is used worldwide. The reports promote green local economies, sustainable agriculture, clean power, and freedom from toxic threats.”

Dr. Stein has taken a vow to do no harm. She has the creative genious, foresight and courage required to heal this nation. After 36 years of men (greater and lesser evils), the time has arrived when we can most benefit from the steady hand of a woman marshalling the resources to find victory in peace, equity, justice and freedom in our time. And it’s about time.
~tmf.

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https://thepeaceresource.wordpress.com/2015/05/02/jill-stein-walks-the-talk/

We spend trillions fighting avoidable wars chosen by advocates on one side or another of the corporate aisle. Most of the biggest players (like the 16 big guys who make billions and pay no taxes) are savvy enough to payoff both corporate parties to hedge their bets.

Our only option is to pay attention. Between 60 and 75% of the voting public say, at this point, they are ready and willing to seriously consider a third party. This is good and bad.  The bad part is Bernie Sanders will rope people into the lesser evil myth (with a blind eye to Israeli and corporate aggression.) The truths he tells about banks are useful, but when he folds up his tent and supports Hillary, we are left in the lurch with nothing but Clinton and a Bush.  But we have a bird in the hand!

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Dr. Jill Stein has a plan for revolutionary change.
She will put everyday people back in charge.

 

https://thepeaceresource.wordpress.com/2015/05/15/why-jill-stein-is-the-only-logical-choice-in-2016/

We can Shine with Stein!   https://thewordsmithcollection.wordpress.com/2015/05/16/shine-with-stein/


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There are more of us…

“Our strategy should be
not only to confront empire,
but to lay siege to it.
To deprive it of oxygen.
To shame it. To mock it.
With our art, our music, our literature,
our stubbornness, our joy, our brilliance,
our sheer relentlessness – and our ability
to tell our own stories. Stories that are
different from the ones we’re being
brainwashed to believe. ― Arundhati Roy

revoluiton1We can take it back.

4% of Americans are millionaires. There are more of us than there are of them. Across history, we have defeated various isms and ideologies by organizing, educating and agitating. Giving up is not a viable tactic.

This struggle for justice has endured for more than 40 years and it is time for justice to finally prevail. Our survival depends on the 60-plus % of Americans who choose peace.


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“People have only as much liberty as they have the intelligence to want and the courage to take.”
― Emma Goldman

 

 


At home, American police bureaus, militarized and armed with machine-guns, have been provided a license to kill at will and our president claims a “right” to kill anyone, anywhere, any time, for any reason or without providing any reason at all.

resistThis amoral and extralegal extortion has been extended  abroad in more than 25 corporate wars of choice for extraction or exploitation. What is most terrifying is that the American people have surrendered to this betrayal and treason. With innocents executed at home and abroad, we are under attack and must stand up and fight back.

The revolution has begun.
~OO~


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“A revolution is coming – a revolution which will be peaceful if we are wise enough; compassionate if we care enough; successful if we are fortunate enough – but a revolution which is coming whether we will it or not. We can affect its character; we cannot alter its inevitability.”

― Robert F. Kennedy

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https://thepeaceresource.wordpress.com/…/dreams…/

Many remember when America was doubling down on French losses in South Vietnam and the United States had become the newest occupier of that nation. Real journalists, videographers and photographers inspired an uprising in America and across the globe.

We shut down that American war on the Vietnamese and Cambodian people.

Franz-Kafka-Quotes-3The carnage was disastrous: more than 58 thousand American lives, many forced into service…  and at least two to three million indigenous people.



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People who stand up and speak out make a difference.  Don’t buy the lies, lesser evil or trickle-down theories. We have been too patient and waited too long.


“America is the first country… that can actually have a bloodless revolution.”
~Malcolm X

A revolution is not a bed of roses.  A revolution is a struggle between the future
and the past.”  ― Fidel Castro

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Premeditated murder by cop. No charges filed, citizens remain at risk.

One of the GBI investigators who supervised the criminal investigation into the shooting told the AJC that the shooting was unjust.

“This is the worst one I’ve ever investigated,” said Mike McDaniel, a retired GBI agent. “I don’t think it’s a good shoot. I don’t think it’s justified.”

Even the lead investigator says that this was unjustified, yet these two cops are still out on the street, “protecting and serving.” So turn the brutal, rusty, and bloody cogs of the American justice system.

Dashcam: Cops Kill Unarmed Mother, Applaud their Marksmanship, Brag About her Face Exploding

Caroline_smallBrunswick, GA — Caroline Small was at a low point in her life. She suffered from PTSD, Dissociative Disorder, and was struggling with drugs and alcohol. These things should have never been a death sentence, but thanks to two Georgia cops, they were.

An eye-opening investigation by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Channel 2 Action News was published earlier this month that shines a much-needed light on this case. The report illustrates the tragic events leading up to the killing of Caroline Small and the subsequent special privilege granted to the officers who killed her which would allow them to get off scot-free — and keep their jobs.

On June 18, 2010, Small was sitting in a mall parking lot in her car when a citizen allegedly saw her “doing drugs,” so they called police. When police showed up, Small, who was in an obvious diminished mental state, drove off. A police chase ensued.

During the chase, which never exceeded 35 mph, Small’s tires were blown out by spike strips. She was then pinned by two cruisers and a utility pole and riding only on her rims. Her car was effectively rendered immobilized.

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smith-pinned-inHowever, Small, who was in the midst of a mental crisis, continued pressing the accelerator, even though the car was not able to move but a few inches.

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At this point, Georgia State Patrol Trooper Jonathan Malone is seen running behind Small’s car in an attempt to remove her from the vehicle. But Malone quickly runs away after he notices Glynn County officers Sgt. Robert C. Sasser and Officer Michael T. Simpson with their service weapons pointed direct at him, with Small’s head being the primary target.

Malone pleaded with the officers to let him get Small out of the vehicle.

“Let me get out there and get her out,” Malone calls out to the other officers, according to the GBI audio transcripts.

“Hold on, hold on,” one unknown officer responds.

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Glynn County Officer Michael T. Simpson

“If she moves the car, I’m going to shoot her,” Simpson says.

Seconds later, Sasser and Simpson unleash a volley of gunfire into the face of Caroline Small.

After the shooting, Sasser and Simpson can be heard discussing their kill.

“Where did you hit her?” Simpson asks, according to a GBI transcript.

“I hit her right in the face,” Sasser says.

“I watched the bridge of her nose…I pulled the trigger and I watched it hit her at the same time I think I fired,” Simpson says.

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smith-hunched-overWhen an EMT showed up to the scene, Simpson waved him off, trusting that his stellar marksmanship had done the job, and she was dead. However, Small was holding on for dear life, and those crucial moments could have been the difference between life and death. Small would never regain consciousness, but she didn’t succumb to her injuries until a week after the shooting.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution/Channel 2 Action News investigation of the case found that:

poem-truth-casino-inconvenient-truth2• Glynn County police officers interfered with the GBI’s investigation from the start, seeking to protect the officers.

• The department tampered with the crime scene and created misleading evidence that was shown to the grand jury.

• The local district attorney shared the state’s evidence with the officers nearly two months before the grand jury convened and cut an unusual deal with them just before it met.

With the special treatment given to the Glynn County police by the other law enforcement agency “investigating” them, they were able to successfully convince a grand jury that they “feared for their lives.” Neither of the officers faced any discipline and both were returned to full duty.

onemorethingOne of the members of that grand jury, Byron Bennett, has come out publicly stating that he regrets his decision.

“I felt like I let that lady down,” he said. “I felt like they killed that lady. They didn’t give her a chance.”

One of the GBI investigators who supervised the criminal investigation into the shooting told the AJC that the shooting was unjust.

“This is the worst one I’ve ever investigated,” said Mike McDaniel, a retired GBI agent. “I don’t think it’s a good shoot. I don’t think it’s justified.”

Even the lead investigator says that this was unjustified, yet these two cops are still out on the street, “protecting and serving.” So turn the brutal, rusty, and bloody cogs of the American justice system.

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