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More ex LAPD officers speak up about the corruption, racism, and abuse of power rampant within LAPD

A report by Salon.com
Ex LAPD officer Joe Jones and Brian Brantley tell their stories of the corruption, racism and abuse of power which is rampant within the LAPD.

For those who want to ignore the corruption of the LAPD, because of Dorner's actions, here are some fresh stories which backup most everything Dorner said, from nonviolent former LAPD officers.

Read it!

http://www.salon.com/2013/02/13/ex_cops_sympathize_with_dorners_anger/

Quote from Fredrick Douglass, A clear understanding of the corupt bond of capitalism and religion

Quote.
"I love the pure, peaceable, and impartial Christianity of Christ: I therefore hate the corrupt, slaveholding, women whipping, cradle-plundering, partial and hypocritical Christianity of the land. Indeed I can see no reason, but the most deceitful one, for calling the religion of this land Christianity. I look upon it as the climax of all misnomers, the boldest of all frauds, and the grossest of all libels. Never was there a clearer case of 'stealing the livery of the court of heaven to serve the devil in.' I am filled with unutterable loathing when I contemplate the religious pomp and show, together with the horrible inconsistencies, which everywhere surround me. We have men-stealers for ministers, women-whippers for missionaries, and cradle-plunderers for church members. The man who wields the blood-clotted cowskin during the week fills the pulpit on Sunday, and claims to be a minister of the meek and lowly Jesus....The slave auctioneer's bell and the church-going bell chime in with each other, and the bitter cries of the heartbroken slave are drowned in the religious shouts of his pious master. Revivals of religion and revivals in the slave trade go hand in hand together. The slave prison and the church stand near each other. The clanking of fetters and the rattling of chains in the prison, and the pious psalm and solemn prayer in the church, may be heard at the same time. The dealers in the bodies and souls of men erect their stand in the presence of the pulpit, and they mutually help each other. The dealer gives his blood stained gold to support the pulpit, and the pulpit, in return, covers his infernal business in the garb of Christianity. Here we have religion and robbery the allies of each other-devils dressed in angels robes, and hell presenting the semblance of paradise."

Fredrick Douglass, Narrative of the Life of Fredrick Douglass.

This profound quote explains the same behavior of the bond of greed and religion we still see today, the essence of which is our most serious problem in society.

Keith Ratliff = modern day Dr. Frankenstein!

Keith Ratliff was murdered by the very monster he helped create, the proliferation of weapons of mass death!

Some have questioned my empathy for the man who was murdered by a gun shot, that very person (Keith Ratliff) was a big part of the reason we have more than 11,000 gun deaths every year in America. It's not that I don't have any empathy for a person murdered, rather I have much more empathy for all of the innocent people who were murdered in part because of the actions of Keith Ratliff.

Proliferation of assault weapons leaves our police out-gunned!


Philly police outgunned July 2010;
http://articles.philly.com/2010-07-20/news/24969073_1_assault-rifles-testa-sks-carbine

Time magazine Oct. 2007 "A surge in cop killings";
http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1666750,00.html

Beaver County Aug 2008;
http://triblive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/breaking/s_583634.html?source=rss&feed=2#axzz2GkqYfBOH

Feb 2011;
http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/article.aspx?subjectid=11&articleid=20110116_11_A3_CUTLIN508319

Sept 2007;
http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2007-09-23/news/0709220925_1_rifles-assault-weapons-police-cars

The viewpoint of police;
http://www.guncite.com/aswpolice.html

Oakland April 2009;
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/local/breaking/officers-killed-wounded-in-stanton-heights-standoff-336537/

Miami Sept 2007;
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/miami-dade-officer-killed-by-assault-weapon-on-third-anniversary-of-bans-end-shootings-of-officers-on-the-rise-58113417.html

New Orleans Aug 2012;
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/08/16/1120951/-Two-NOLA-Sheriffs-Deputies-Shot-Dead-Today-w-Assault-Weapon

Birmingham Dec 2012;
http://news.yahoo.com/man-assault-rifle-shot-dead-police-alabama-triple-193516652.html

Arkansas May 2010;
http://articles.cnn.com/2010-05-20/justice/arkansas.2.police.killed_1_police-officers-suspects-bill-sadler?_s=PM:CRIME


There are many many more instances in which police officers are killed or injured by criminals with assault weapons

I still want to see Mitt Romney's god damn tax returns!

Teaparty woman on facebook, said today she will not vote because she can't stand Romney!

And voting for him would be hypocritical of her. This is a person I have spent many many many posts challenging her assertions regarding Obama and Romney. I'm not sure how much effect my posts had on her but I'll accept a no vote from a TeaParty whack-job any day. I'm guessing it is because of the republican war on women, not sure though, as she did not elaborate. I gave her a like for that post!

Tonight after the debate, I'll be donating again to Obama, as a show of support, win or lose.

I don't care whether Obama "wins" the debate or not, I'll be donating again tonight as a show of support!
Who else will show their support tonight?

What happened to Harry Reid and his fullcourt press of Romney's tax returns?

I am disappointed that harry Reid has not kept up his fullcourt press on Romney's tax returns!
This seems to be the one issue which could turn Romney's campaign upside down. If Romney is elected without having to show the American public his tax returns It will be a huge black eye for the American election process.

Harry, if you have the information, now is the time to bring the issue to the forefront of the election cycle.

A high 5 to all DUers and compassionate Americans. Way To Go Joe!

Joe Biden beat up on Ryan so bad, John Boehner is starting to cry!

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