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  • Police Fatally Shoot an Unarmed Driver on the Grand Central Parkway (National Guardsman)

    10/05/2012 9:48:53 AM PDT · by opentalk · 85 replies
    NY Times ^ | October 4, 2012 | J. David Goodman and Wendy Ruderman
    A New York police detective shot and killed an unarmed man, whose hands, a witness said, were on the steering wheel of his Honda, after he had been pulled over early Thursday for cutting off two police trucks on the Grand Central Parkway in Queens, the authorities said....The shooting, which occurred at 5:15 a.m., was the latest in a series of episodes in which police officers fatally shot or wounded civilians...A passenger in Mr. Polanco’s car, Diane Deferrari, said in a phone interview Thursday night that just before pulling the car over, officers appeared irate that Mr. Polanco had cut...
  • Alan B. Mollohan and the Democrats' Ethical Cesspool [Murtha Spent HOW MUCH On His Campaign???]

    12/17/2006 2:41:05 PM PST · by RedRover · 62 replies · 691+ views
    Campaign 2008 [Pennsylvania political blog] ^ | December 17, 2006 | Stephen Maloney
    Two generations ago, Huey Long, Louisiana's "Kingfish" and governor, was speaking to a crowd of his supporters, known as the "wool hats." The New Orleans Times-Picayune had accused him of corruption, and the Kingfish wanted to respond. He said, "My brethren, they say I stole! Well, the truth is that I DID steal. But my brethren, I stole for YOU." He was re-elected in a landslide.One of the problems an honest candidate in Pennsylvania -- a person like Diana Lynn Irey or Melissa Hart -- faces is that some voters in the Commonwealth might as well be wearing wool hats....