When you’re teaching vulnerable kids social skills, it’s important to tell the truth.
They need skills for living in the world as it is, not as you would like it to be.
For instance: If you teach them to walk away from bullies, you have to tell them that sometimes bullies…
The photos and information coming out of Ferguson, MO this evening are shocking.
SWAT teams clearing out fast food restaurants, journalists arrested, full-scale police-as-military response to non-violent protest.
And yet perhaps the most amazing thing is that there seem not to be any elected officials willing to tell this police force to stand down.
Two reporters covering ongoing protests in Ferguson, Missouri, reported on Twitter that they were arrested by police Wednesday evening. The Huffington Post’s Ryan Reilly and Wesley Lowery of The Washington Post said they had been working in a McDonald’s restaurant in Ferguson when police entered and told them to leave. According to Lowery, he and Reilly were arrested for not leaving quickly enough, and for taping police. Both reporters were released without charges, Lowery said.
Unrest has pervaded Ferguson since a police officer killed unarmed teenager Michael Brown on Saturday.
They are arresting reporters…if it weren’t for the Internet NO ONE would know about this
And the FAA declared a no-fly restriction under 3,000 ft. — effectively eradicating aerial news coverage.
Wow. I had to look up the thing about the no-fly restriction, just to be sure. This is nuts.
It’s almost like all that shit is strictly to preserve the dominance of white people. Weird that those right wing assholes might be a pack of evil liars.
Please keep this circulating. Cops are getting more and more brazen, know your rights!
good to know
Reblogging every time this goes past
What a sick excuse for a human being O’Reilly is.