The Ranting Canadian: Inspired by news stories of the last week or so: What do the…

Inspired by news stories of the last week or so: What do the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), the Vatican, the Canadian senate, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and the Conservative Party of Canada have in common? They are antiquated, dysfunctional, corrupt, racist, sexist, homophobic, elitist, perverted, deceitful, abusive, secretive, right-wing, hierarchical, criminal-like organizations ...

bastard.logic: Dorner Manhunt Leads LAPD To Mistakenly And Recklessly Fire On Two Women In Pick Up (VIDEO)

“It’s 100 percent clear that they had no idea who was in that vehicle and just lit it up.” More from AP (h/t). Filed under: law enforcement Tagged: Christopher Dorner, Christopher Driscoll, Emma Hernandez, LAPD, Maggie Carranza

Canadian Progressive World: Occupy Movement Call for Global Day of Action: Chalkupy the World!

via Occupy Los Angeles: On July 12th, participants in OccupyLA met to raise awareness for unlawful arrests of activists that had been targeting a lobby group with a stranglehold on power over local and state politics. The activists handed out chalk and shared the story of unlawful arrests and police repression. The LAPD responded by ...