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The Politicization of Policing

On the surface, Ken Buck’s “Blue Lives Matter” proposal looks good. Like Mr. Buck said, “I can’t imagine anyone would be opposed to protecting police officers.” I agree. My brother is a cop. I would do anything to protect him and his fellow officers.

But Mr. Buck’s bill is not intended to protect police officers. It is a cynical political ploy designed to further divide our country and to garner votes for himself and his Right Wing colleagues.

Conservatives typically oppose laws for hate crimes, which they often refer to as “thought crimes.” They maintain that all violent crimes should be prosecuted vigorously, regardless of who the victim might be. Colorado and many other states already require either the death penalty or life without parole for the killing of a police officer. There is no legal or prosecutorial benefit to be gained by classifying the killing of a police officer as a hate crime. There is, however, a strong potential political benefit to be had by exploiting the deaths of these honorable men and women.
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Posted by madamesilverspurs | Fri Mar 18, 2016, 12:53 PM (0 replies)

Best. Blooper. Ever.

Have your speakers on. WARNING: PEE BEFORE VIEWING

https://www.facebook.com/AlexLeeWorld/videos/1039279009545416/

Posted by madamesilverspurs | Fri Mar 18, 2016, 12:29 AM (1 replies)

Time's a'wasting!

Posted by madamesilverspurs | Thu Mar 17, 2016, 05:52 PM (0 replies)

STFU & DYFJ

Posted by madamesilverspurs | Thu Mar 17, 2016, 01:15 PM (9 replies)

Trump assembles his potential cabinet.

Posted by madamesilverspurs | Wed Mar 16, 2016, 08:45 PM (3 replies)

Heh.



posted by a friend on facebook
Posted by madamesilverspurs | Wed Mar 16, 2016, 05:19 PM (1 replies)

You, too, America!

Posted by madamesilverspurs | Wed Mar 16, 2016, 03:46 PM (2 replies)

Snit



My cardiologist has pictures of the heart on the walls of his exam rooms. My pulmonologist has pictures of lungs on his walls, my dentist displays pictures of teeth and gums. So it isn’t terribly surprising that the walls in my proctologist’s office are decorated with pictures of Mitch McConnell.




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Posted by madamesilverspurs | Wed Mar 16, 2016, 01:44 PM (6 replies)

Buck up...

Posted by madamesilverspurs | Tue Mar 15, 2016, 11:08 PM (2 replies)

What the heck izzit?!

Okay, so this pic showed up on my facebook page. Anyone have a clue as to what this is?

Posted by madamesilverspurs | Tue Mar 15, 2016, 10:26 PM (15 replies)
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