Tag: police abuse

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The business with sad parents lamenting the fact they have to have “the talk” with their black kids is nonsense. It’s total nonsense. It’s one of the few things that everyone seems to allow empathy for in this BLM [Overthrow USA and Capitalism] world. I got that talk. I got that talk more than once […]

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City Journal contributing editors Coleman Hughes and Rafael Mangual discuss the protests and riots across the United States—including attacks on police officers—and the dispiriting state of American racial politics. The unrest began last week, in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death in police custody in Minneapolis.

The disorder should not be surprising, Mangual notes, because “police have been the targets of a poisonous, decades-long campaign to paint law enforcement as a violent cog in the machine of a racially oppressive criminal-justice system.” Hughes wonders whether fixing the perception that police are unfair to black Americans is even achievable.

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The always-provocative Kevin D. Williamson has “gone there”: he’s highlighted the corruption of police departments across America in a piece titled “These Are Not the Good Guys.” I  expect his piece will draw many people’s ire, as our law-enforcement officials do dangerous and often-thankless jobs in service to their communities. I also think there’s a […]

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While I know that law enforcement officers of any type (local police, state troopers, Federal agents, border patrol officers, the rent-a-cop at your local mall) have a difficult job, but what you will watch in this video, no matter what your political stripe, is simply indefensible. Preview Open

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