Sep 29, 2020
The residents and elected officials have the duty to create the police departments which are right for the city and make sure they stay that way.
Jul 16, 2020
In a system with accountability, if orders from a governor, a commanding officer, or the president of the United States violate the First Amendment, then police, National Guardsmen, and active-duty soldiers must refuse those orders,
Jul 10, 2020
Neither the National Guard nor active-duty troops has the sad history of killing Blacks that the local police do.
Jul 8, 2020
LAPD officers were videotaped savagely beating Rodney King. There was no Facebook Live. There were no bodycams and no dashcams at the time; the witness just sent his tape to local news station KTLA (after LAPD refused to look at it).
Jul 6, 2020
Nixon called in the active-duty Army 82nd Airborne paratroopers, and dozens of helicopters also landed next to the Washington Monument, bringing Marines into the city.
Jul 1, 2020
Civil disobedience often breaks the law. How then does our government draw the line between the type of peaceable civil disobedience which is a First Amendment right and the type which is not?
Jun 29, 2020
President Trump raised the issue of deploying active-duty troops, and this triggered a furious debate.
May 24, 2019
Why is virtually no one, either Democrat or Republican, talking about the longstanding importance of undocumented immigrants to our economy? It’s like government by ostriches.