Should starving the elderly be illegal?
Should funding the military to support bases outside the country be illegal ?
Should allowing businesses to not pay taxes be illegal?
Should allowing businesses to destroy the environment (the water we drink, the air we breath, our public lands)?
Should our health care be controlled by profit?
Should “land of the free” be “land of the wealthy”?
Jimmy Carter Says He Sees Trump As An Illegitimate President – https://www.npr.org/737008785
Is this why Trump and his campaign lies about their Russian contacts proven in Volume I of the Mueller report?
is that they define themselves primarily by their opposition to “the other” which leads to their history of hatred, violence and genocide.
Does your church define itself by “the other” in any way? I.e. our religion is the one true way to believe?
Do you define yourself by “the other” in any way? I.e. I am a Democrat; not a Republican.
Is the problem solvable? And, if it is solvable; what is the first step in that solution?
To introduce an experiment, I asked my students if anyone had found any money in the last month? Their ears perked up. They looked at me to see if they needed to call the principal because i had cracked up.
I asked again, an not a single student raised their hand.
Everyone wants happiness, but very few find it. The reason is that they are not actively looking for happiness. We are going to test this theory.
You assignment is to for the next week actively look for money. Obviously, you may not steal it. (I always point that out because for them it is not so obvious, and they would like to say that I told them to steal.) Again I got the crazy looks.
In every class some students always find money.
Do you look for happiness? Where do you look? Do you look in the newspaper? Do you look to your spouse? Do you look to nature? Do you look to a pet?
Where you look is not important. What is important that you start to look and keep on looking.
Here’s to those who love us well; may all the rest go straight to hell!
We are educated in our traffic laws. We must stop at “Stop” signs. We must stop when a traffic light turns red. We had to know these aspects of traffic law before we could get a license.
Why then is the public not informed or educated as to when the police may use force or “deadly” force. Why are these protocols kept secret. For that matter shouldn’t they be taught as well as traffic laws.
If I know that asking an officer why I am being detained means that he may use force, shouldn’t that be information that would be helpful to both me and the officer trying to do his duty.
Do you as a non law inforcement citizen know the protocol of you local policle, sheriff, and highway patrol for the following:
– a citizen demands to know why he is being detained,
– a citizen asks for an officer’s badge number or name,
– a citizen refuses to get face down on the ground,
– a citizen puts his hand in his pocket while being questioned,
– a citizen runs away,
– a citizen flees the scene in a non-violent incident,
– in which situations may an officer engage in a high speed chase and in what kind of places such as residential neighborhoods, highly congested areas, etc.,
– in which situations may an officer draw his weapon,
– under what circumstances may he fire that weapoon,
– is an officer required to use other means of resolving a conflict before he resorts to physical force?
I remind you that the question was whether you “know” not whether you think, guess, or have heard.
If you don’t know, does government and its law enforcement officers share in the responsibility of keeping you informed?
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but a good run is better!
(even if it is just a lope)
Horsing around with a friend is fun.