Posts Tagged ‘policing’

No laughing matter: PC policing would make ‘Monty Python’ and other classic comedies ‘crimes’ today

   The classic British comedy series ‘Monty Python’ is 50 years old this month, but the sobering fact is that it, along with other shows of the era, would not be made today due to politically correct policing. The Spanish Inquisition was a series of sketches in a 1970 episode of ‘Monty Python.’ Whenever a […]

No laughing matter: PC policing would make ‘Monty Python’ and other comedies ‘crimes’ today

The Spanish Inquisition was a series of sketches in a 1970 episode of ‘Monty Python.’ Whenever a character said “I didn’t expect a Spanish Inquisition,” the Spanish Inquisition would turn up with the words “Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition.” The thing is today, all comedy writers do expect the PC Police Inquisition, so they self-censor. […]

BEST OF THE WEB: Policing for profit: How civil asset forfeiture has perverted American law enforcement

   Picture this: You’re driving home from the casino and you’ve absolutely cleaned up – to the tune of $50,000. You see a police car pull up behind you, but you can’t figure out why. Not only have you not broken any laws, you’re not even speeding. But the police officer doesn’t appear to be […]

The TAPS Act, Predictive Policing, and a PreCrime Dystopian Nightmare?

August 24, 2019 By Michael Boldin If you’ve seen the film Minority Report – or read the Philip K Dick short story it’s based on, you’re familiar with the idea of “precrime.” It’s a dystopian vision of a predictive policing system where government detains people before they commit a given crime. Is that what the […]

Australia to Start Policing Facebook’s and Google’s Algorithms

By Sean Walton Australia’s antitrust watchdog, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), has announced that it plans to set up an office that is dedicated to nothing else other than policing the algorithms tech giants like Facebook and Google use to generate their income, reports Reuters. This is part of reforms designed to rein in the […]

How American Corporations Are Policing Online Speech Worldwide

… The architects of Silicon Valley’s big social media platforms never imagined they’d someday be the global speech police. And yet, as their market share and global user bases have increased over the years, that’s exactly what they’ve become. Today, the number of people who tweet is nearly the population of the […]

The Racist Roots Of American Policing: From Slave Patrols To Traffic Stops

Outrage over racial profiling and the killing of African Americans by police officers and vigilantes in recent years helped give rise to the Black Lives Matter movement. But tensions between the police and black communities are nothing new. There are many precedents to the Ferguson, Missouri protests that ushered in the Black Lives Matter movement. Those protests erupted in 2014 after a police […]

To Create True Sanctuary Cities, We Must End Racist Policing

To Create True Sanctuary Cities, We Must End Racist Policing Above Photo: An undocumented immigrant is frisked by an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officer at an ICE processing center on April 11, 2018, at the US Federal Building in lower Manhattan, New York City.JOHN MOORE / GETTY IMAGES Cities across the US have enacted sanctuary […]

Out of control policing; ‘It’s open season on Americans by US police forces’

 According to an article in Techdirt, Congress has passed a bill making it a hate crime to attack police. Why do we need this law? We don’t. But don’t let that stop the bill’s sponsors from arguing otherwise.“In rural and urban areas alike, law enforcement officers face heightened risk every time they put on their uniforms,” Heitkamp […]

Artificial Intelligence for Policing Stirs Ethics Concerns

A leading vendor of police body cameras and other law enforcement technology announced Thursday it would convene a panel of experts to serve as an “artificial intelligence ethics board.” The company, Axon, formerly known as Taser, says its ultimate goal in developing artificial intelligence technology is to remove the need for police officers to do […]

Palantir Has Secretly Been Using New Orleans to Test Its Predictive Policing Technology

Palantir Has Secretly Been Using New Orleans to Test Its Predictive Policing Technology February 28th, 2018 Via: The Verge: The program began in 2012 as a partnership between New Orleans Police and Palantir Technologies, a data-mining firm founded with seed money from the CIA’s […]

Corrupt Gun Unit Shows Why Policing Can’t Be Reformed

Corrupt Gun Unit Shows Why Policing Can’t Be Reformed Above Photo: From  Therealnews.com STEPHEN JANIS: This is Stephen Janis reporting for The Real News Network in Baltimore City, Maryland. With the revelations of corruption in the Gun Trace Task Force, we talked to Dr. Lawrence Brown of Morgan State University about the future of policing. […]

The Paranoid Style of American Policing

When I was around 10 years old, my father confronted a young man who was said to be “crazy.” The young man was always too quick to want to fight. A foul in a game of 21 was an insult to his honor. A cross word was cause for a duel, and you never knew […]

Iran to shift focus to policing crime rather than women who violate dress code

     One of the more notorious images that often comes out of Iran is that of chador-clad women with police armbands and male police officers rounding up loosely veiled, and often young, women into minivans to be taken to police stations. These officers, known as Gasht-e Ershad, or Guidance Patrol, roam busy avenues, especially during […]

The 9 Principles of Ethical Policing as Written in 1829

Isaac Davis, Staff WriterWaking Times Policing in America today is a far cry from what policing was like just even a couple of generations ago. While it needs to be said that there are indeed many good-minded police in our society, there is also a startling rise in a new kind of insidious police […]

CATALONIA – Israel to provide training for all security, intelligence and policing services of the new ‘independent’ state of Catalonia

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 5,765 other followers Source Article from https://theuglytruth.wordpress.com/2017/10/06/catalonia-israel-to-provide-training-for-all-security-intelligence-and-policing-services-of-the-new-independent-state-of-catalonia/ Related Posts Photos: Qom’s police special unit training Tasnim | Mohammad Ali Marizad: Iranian Police Special Force (NOPO) holds regular training to maintain Israel Will Begin Training Ecuadorean Military Units […]

Trump’s Plan to Escalate Militarized Policing Will Make Police Brutality Worse

Pages: 1 2 3 Source Article from http://filmingcops.com/trumps-plan-escalate-militarized-policing-will-make-police-brutality-worse/ Related Posts Worse than Facial Recognition – the Next Big Privacy Outrage Privacy campaigners have warned of an “epidemic of facial recognition” use around the UK. This, Strip Searches and Worse: Heba al-Labadi Among Palestinians Tortured in Israeli Prisons On August 20, Heba Ahmed al-Labadi fell into […]

The President Is Wrong About Dallas, Wrong About Race

Print Friendly Above Photo: President Obama observes a ceremony to honor NATO soldiers at the NATO summit in Warsaw on Friday. (photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images) “There is no possible justification for these kinds of attacks or any violence against law enforcement. Anyone involved in the senseless murders will be held fully accountable. Justice will be done.”  […]

Last Chance – Resist the NWO Now

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Toxic dishwasher capsule loaded with chemicals explodes in child’s face, causing severe burns and near loss of eyesight

(NaturalNews) A British toddler was nearly blinded after reaching through a gap in a childproof cabinet and pulling out a dishwashing detergent capsule, which exploded in her face and caused severe burns to her eyes. Fortunately, doctors were able to save her vision after she was rushed to the hospital. The child’s mother, […]

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