Daily Archives: July 1, 2014

The old “Tuck the ball under your jersey” trick

They’re crafty bastards, I’ll give them that. But sorry, no, the police cannot be a public/private partnership. Massachusetts SWAT teams claim they’re private corporations, immune from open records law As part of the American Civil Liberties Union’s recent report on … Continue reading

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What if?

Some ideas are just silly. Others are dangerous. This one leans towards being the former. Oak Cliff musician Barry Kooda has called for an open carry “guitar rally” on July Fourth at Continental Bridge Park. It’s his response to recent open … Continue reading

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Acceptable Racism

When someone who is black isn’t “black enough” for someone of the “correct” political bent. A Florida Republican congressional candidate’s campaign sign was vandalized with whiteface paint last week in a district with overwhelmingly Democratic voter registration. The attack follows … Continue reading

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