Words of Advice:

"Never Feel Sorry For Anyone Who Owns an Airplane."-- Tina Marie

If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

Flying the Airplane is More Important than Radioing Your Plight to a Person on the Ground
Who is Incapable of Understanding or Doing Anything About It.
" -- Unknown

"There seems to be almost no problem that Congress cannot, by diligent efforts and careful legislative drafting, make ten times worse." -- Me

"What the hell is an `Aluminum Falcon'?" -- Emperor Palpatine

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

What Cameras Are Good For

Indicting cops who try to cover up murdering people by lying.
Authorities in Cincinnati have indicted a university police officer for murder in the shooting death of an unarmed black man earlier this month.
I have zero doubt that, without the video, the prosecutor and the grand jury would have accepted the lies of the police officers and this would have been ruled as a justifiable shooting.

But you can bet your last dollar that the Apologistas Pro Policia will be out there, proclaiming that this only happened because the dead guy wasn't subservient to the officer.* Because, as they see it, not being submissive to the cops is worthy of a summary execution.

We know what the truth is, and that's that probably 99.44% of such shootings in the past have been labelled as "good shoots".** Hell, even the Feebies are fond of saying all of their shootings are justified.

Cheap video cameras and cellphone video have changed that game, as other cops are finding out the hard way.
* Subtext: "Ain't it a shame that one of our boys may go to jail for killing a nigger."
** That percentage is likely rather on the low side, to be sure.

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