Tag: Law & Order

Operation Legend Is Bringing Surveillance Tech to Cities

Attorney General William Barr talks to the media during a news conference about Operation Legend, a federal task force formed to fight violent crime in several cities, on Aug. 19, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo.
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Attorney General William Barr talks to the media during a news conference about Operation Legend, a federal task force formed to fight violent crime in several cities

“Much of this equipment and technology is given under the guise of either narcotics, policing, or counterterrorism. Ultimately, a lot of it gets used to monitor protests.”

Operation Legend Is Bringing Surveillance Tech to Cities

The Smirking Chimp | News And Commentary from the Vast Left-Wing Conspiracy

Well, that escalated quickly. Only a couple of weeks ago, Donald Trump and his allies were using the term “self-defense” to condone the behavior of armed right-wingers who showed up at Black Lives Matter protests to intimidate demonstrators — and also to justify the alleged murder of two protesters in Kenosha, Wisconsin, by 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse. Now Trump has expanded the universe of excuses for such lethal violence, suggesting that it’s acceptable in the name of “retribution.”

The Smirking Chimp | News And Commentary from the Vast Left-Wing Conspiracy

The real threats to American law and order are Trump’s craven enablers | Robert Reich | Opinion | The Guardian

 

The real threats to American law and order are Trump’s craven enablers | Robert Reich | Opinion | The Guardian
‘Trump’s above-the-law, race-baiting, me-first presidency’ was on display at the Republican national convention, staged at the White House.

Since Trump promised he would hire ‘the best people’, 14 Trump aides, donors and advisers have been indicted or imprisoned

The real threats to American law and order are Trump’s craven enablers | Robert Reich | Opinion | The Guardian