“While [Attorney General Eric Holder's] speech is a gesture towards additional transparency, it is ultimately a defense of the government’s chillingly broad claimed authority to conduct targeted killings of civilians, including American citizens, far from any battlefield without judicial review or public scrutiny.”Read more »
Now, the evidence given is indirect (hearsay, really,) and I don't subscribe to this man's Youtube channel. Still, this seems disturbing enough to keep an eye on. Hopefully the name of the arrested soldier will eventually come out.Read more »
Fed up with crime, citizens hit streets
Francis X. Donnelly / The Detroit News
Detroit -- With its handsome brick homes and trimmed lawns, Russell Woods is an unlikely setting for a revolution.
For the past three nights, however, residents from all over the city who are fed up with crime have descended upon this neighborhood in a northwest section of Detroit.
As they patrol the tree-lined streets, they're encountering residents who share their views.Read more »
Queensland police will forego their speed camera vans and go back to pounding the beat if the state government has its way.
The plan for civilian operators to take over the cameras comes as the government and police union wrangle over a three-year pay deal.
Union leaders will meet with Premier Anna Bligh in Brisbane on Friday at 3pm (AEST).
The government has offered 2.5 per cent over three years, prompting a police union rejection and a television advertising campaign demanding more.Read more »
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