http://RevolutionNews.US - David Loveless, who has no criminal record, was arrested and handcuffed last week after he allegedly made a hand gesture at police who had testified against his son in a robbery case.
He now faces two counts of assault on a law enforcement officer by way of intimidation and two counts of obstruction of justice.
Police spokesperson Natatia Bledsoe claimed Loveless made a gun gesture at police officers, but Loveless denies making any kind of gesture at all.
Flipping the bird, or sticking out the middle finger, is perhaps the oldest insulting gesture on earth. The move dates back to ancient Greece and was adopted by the Romans as digitus impudicus — the impudent finger.
There is an entertaining and informative rap video out called Gangsta Government that addresses abuses of freedom by the current Obama administration, although the essence of the criticism is at least bipartisan. The lyrics are on the same page.
"Regulate your light bulbs, your car and your pad,
Dad Shoots Family Dog to Retrieve Boy's Finger. FLORIDA MAN DISEMBOWELS ANIMAL IN FRANTIC SEARCH. A father in Florida shot and disemboweled one of the family dogs yesterday in an effort to retrieve his son's finger.
I’m utterly fed up with writing about the current scandal surround the Murdoch press. The primary reason I’m fed up with writing about the Murdoch press scandal is that there doesn’t appear to be many voices pointing out (as I’m) the hypocrisy & conflict of self interest there appears to be going on in regards to this scandal.
Man ticketed by Ballwin police for giving the finger to a motorist who blocked traffic.
On June 8th, 2011 I was the first caller on FTL and discussed an incident where I was threatened with a taser for not showing my ID. I never mentioned on the air that the police I dealt with that night were Ballwin PD, just to set the record straight.