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Mr. Scorpio

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August 30, 2017

Bronx detective sued over a dozen times...

Bronx detective sued over a dozen times for allegedly intimidating teens and their moms during false arrests

He's accused of terrorizing teens — and their mothers.

A Bronx detective, stripped of his badge and gun, has been sued more than a dozen times over the past decade.

In one lawsuit, a Bronx mom accused the detective, David Terrell, of body-slamming her after she pleaded for him and other officers to stop beating her son. In another lawsuit, Terrell is accused of promising to protect a Bronx mom’s son if she gave in to his sexual advances.

Charmaine Dixon, 43, was one of the first to sue Terrell over a false arrest, when he held the rank of officer in the 42nd Precinct.

In 2011, Dixon and her then-6-year-old daughter went to the Morrisania precinct stationhouse after she heard Terrell had arrested her 16-year-old son, Tamel, at his school. She said in her lawsuit, filed in Manhattan Federal Court, that when she approached the police station she could hear her son screaming.

“By the time I got over there, I heard my son yelling in the bullpen, ‘Ma, help me, Ma, help me!’ ” Dixon said.

When she looked through a window, she saw her son handcuffed with officers beating and pepper-spraying him, according to the lawsuit.

Terrell and four officers came outside the stationhouse. They began following the mom as she tried to walk away with her daughter. That’s when Terrell bear-hugged her and threw her to the sidewalk, permanently injuring her shoulder, neck and back, Dixon claimed in the lawsuit.

August 30, 2017

Choose One...

A bowl of mushy oatmeal:

Or a bowl of fluffy kitten:

There is no right answer.

August 30, 2017

Chris Christie is so far up Trump's ass that he'd need a Garmin to find his way out of it

It's amazing how brainwashed that Trump has this crook.

August 29, 2017

STFU, John Danforth

AS another GOPr, Trump's existence is on ALL of your heads.

August 28, 2017

Damage Report!

August 27, 2017

Some have mislabeled Patriot Prayer, the group who tried to speak in SF as "white nationalists"

The fact is that they're not white nationalists... They're actually something completely different.

They're really a bunch of misguided, radical RWNJs who are USEFUL IDIOTS for white nationalists. They're anti-DNC zealots who wouldn't piss on ANY Democrat even if they were on fire, and they're out to weaken and divide the Democratic Party coalition on the West Coast. They may say that they're trying to promote "freedom of speech" and "liberty," but that doesn't mean squat because of what they're actually trying to do. All they really want to do is replace Democratic politicians in upcoming elections with Trump's white nationalists and Tea Party moronic candidates. They're buddy-buddy with Roger Stone and that should tell you all something about their intentions and methods right there.

Their entire shtick is the "there's good people on both sides" routine, which means that they take their cues directly from Trump himself. Their denunciation of nazis and klan scum is nothing but a ruse, because they have no qualms about partnering up with "alt-right" filth like "The Proud Boys."

"Hide the swastikas and confederate flags, guys. We're trying to make you look good."

So, please, if you ever hear anyone calling "Patriot Prayer" nazis, or you come across wingers who try to defend them by claiming they can't be nazis because the group has non-white members in it, correct all of those those people by informing them that the "nazi" tag for the group is just a false narrative and you can see right through it.

It's nothing more than a distraction.

It's "fake news."

The truth is that they're actually a RWNJ gaggle of loud-mouthed motherfuckers who are in the process of NORMALIZING Trump and HIS white supremacist tendencies. Not good at a all.

That makes them even worse, because they're claiming to be against white nationalists when they're actually servicing white nationalists, whether they admit it or not.

Whether or not these people understand what they're doing in behalf of white nationalism, that is a moot point... They don't have to understand in order to serve as useful idiots for white supremacist Trumpanistas. It's only important for us to understand who they are whenever we confront them.

So, don't call them "nazis," because that's not what they are... They're PATSIES for NAZIS... And fools, who don't understand that they're actually RWNJs, furthering the evils of fascism in America.

They're part of the reason why we can never have nice things in this country... They're too fucking stupid and harmful to know just how stupid and harmful they actually are... And they believe that they're completely entitled to do that without opposition.

It's good that the people of SF showed them differently. Hopefully the rest of the West Coast will do the same from here on out.

Have a happy Sunday and, as always, FDT.

August 26, 2017

The Myth of the Kindly General Lee

The legend of the Confederate leader’s heroism and decency is based in the fiction of a person who never existed.

Jonathan Bachman / Reuters

The strangest part about the continued personality cult of Robert E. Lee is how few of the qualities his admirers profess to see in him he actually possessed.

Memorial Day has the tendency to conjure up old arguments about the Civil War. That’s understandable; it was created to mourn the dead of a war in which the Union was nearly destroyed, when half the country rose up in rebellion in defense of slavery. This year, the removal of Lee’s statue in New Orleans has inspired a new round of commentary about Lee, not to mention protests on his behalf by white supremacists.

The myth of Lee goes something like this: He was a brilliant strategist and devoted Christian man who abhorred slavery and labored tirelessly after the war to bring the country back together.

There is little truth in this. Lee was a devout Christian, and historians regard him as an accomplished tactician. But despite his ability to win individual battles, his decision to fight a conventional war against the more densely populated and industrialized North is considered by many historians to have been a fatal strategic error.


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