Friday, April 25, 2008

GOD DAMN AMERICA



3 Detectives Acquitted in Bell Shooting



Published: April 26, 2008

The detectives were found not guilty on all felony and misdemeanor charges in the November 2006 death of Sean Bell, who died in a hail of 50 police bullets outside a club in Queens.



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I could probably better tolerate the breathless recurring coverage of the deadly shark attack if it weren't for the following:

  • a person can stay out of the ocean where the sharks are
  • that makes a shark attack an avoidable situation
  • a person can not reasonably stay out of public areas where the police are
  • this makes a police attack an unavoidable situation
One of these circumstances are much more likely to affect your average news consumer. I will not 'spot' you any guesses. I'll just inform you of the high improbability that 12% of the entire U.S. population is in the ocean.

3 comments:

P.J. said...

I'd like to know why the City is not up in arms about this. I seem to remember a time when we were in high school that everyone was ready to riot due to the beating of a young man named Rodney.

And this time, the police didn't leave the victim to tell the tale. Disgusting.

Police officers know now who holds the ultimate power.

kid said...

Hey brother what's up.I'm making a visit to ALL the brothers in the Afrosphere ,you're first on the list. Love it ,love it love it!Your voice is powerful , do more blogs. Take it easy.

Kit (Keep It Trill) said...

Hi Mwangangi. I just found your blog. Anyway, your analogy of sharks and police was ABSOLUTELY FRIGGIN' BRILLIANT.