Lynn Bedford, 77, Dragged From Car By Cop After ID Refusal (VIDEO)

Posted: September 15, 2012 in Uncategorized


Y’know, it’s funny… When poor and/or minorities try to exclaim that this sort of thing (worse!) happens to them as a matter of routine, no one listens. But when it happens to someone outside of those groups, it becomes front page news and a rallying cry. The FOP has BEEN a vigilante gang since inception. It only matters what side of the “law” you’re on, but even that is nebulous. Now it is becoming more transparent: we are ALL on the wrong side of the law. They’ll snatch off your tot’s Pull-Up and your grandmother’s Depends without one concern for how dark/light you are, how wealthy/poor you are, how famous/obscure you are, or how thin/obese/beautiful/ugly you (think you) are. I hope that people have great epiphanies as their own lives are rattled, and they internalize the notion that “[i]njustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) Ideally, we can stop unleashing our frustrations on each other and amass ourselves against the real threat.
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost

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