We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
Yeah, well, other than that little bit of cop tyranny, what could be the problem, right?
Let me explain. His job is to uphold the laws that legislature passes with the approval of their constituents.
His is not to make it up as we go along and piss on the rule of law! His is not to declare that he will enforce his own rule, policy or law (rule of men). He is a sworn public official and owes his allegiance to the Constitution and thereby to the people. His is not to violate that solemn oath.
Their will be consequences for treason. Whether or not traitors Like Flynn will understand that before it is too late is up to them.
His racial disparity statistics didn't mention that most of the people who kill blacks are other blacks rather than a cop (or a white person). I am very sympathetic to the rest of his COMMENTS. From comments about him here, he seems to think he can change the law to his liking (sort of like Obummer).
Given that fact, I think I might prefer somebody like Sheriff Joe Arpiao if I lived in Ferguson.
I would give him a pass on what he didn't say. I doubt anyone in his position could be totally honest about this problem and still be allowed to stay in office. He can do more good for the people if he stays in office then if someone of the exact opposite persuasion. The fact is that there isn't a war on blacks from police or from whites. That war is on whites and perpetrated by blacks. The left is very effective at hiding these facts.
True, he didn't go far enough for the total picture, but he should have - it would bring the problem more in focus, and make the race-baiters, hustlers, and ____ (add your favorite progressive idealogue here) very nervous at the utterance, and seeing the Truth light.
He got emotional, sure, but not for the right reason - to save his bacon or fiefdom, but should have been for the collapse of civility and the rule of law.
Milwaukee, like Chigago, is a free-fire zone, and not getting any better. I fear its too late to reclaim it, else by severe draconian methods.... which may have been the plan all along...
For God's sake, nobody can open their mouth and speak some simple and obvious truths but that a gaggle of purists don't swoop down on he or she and insist that everyone get with their own person "Caesar's Wife" program. Untwist your knickers purists of all stripes.
The enemy of my enemy, etc..... even if he's not pure enough!
Give it a rest Kev, the guy is sick to death of violent mad dog thugs importing Chicago to Milwaukee. He talked about guns in the hands of gangbangers.
You really ought to respect Gerard in his own blog. Don't come stinkin' up the room with your sidewalk commando