- NYPD States you are Guilty Until Proven Innocent (Liberty Blitzkrieg, May 9, 2013):
Thanks to a crazed overemphasis on financial parasitism as it’s number one economic export, NYC has already lost much of its heart and soul and no longer resembles the city I once knew and loved. Unfortunately, this is still not enough for the authoritarians running the city, led by the increasingly insane oligarch Mayor Michael Bloomberg. The spiritual death of NYC is one of many reasons I decided to leave it for Colorado in late 2010, an emotional move I described in my post: The Biggest Trade of My Life.
The most recent exploiter of the Boston tragedy is a Sergeant Ed Mullins of the NYPD who stated:
Using a zero tolerance approach to track domestic terrorists online is the only reasonable way to analyze online threats these days, especially after the Boston Marathon bombing and news that the suspects had subsequently planned to target Times Square in Manhattan, Mullins says. The way law enforcement agencies approach online activity that appears sinister is this: “If you’re not a terrorist, if you’re not a threat, prove it,” he says.
Wait, what was that? I’m pretty sure the most basic tenet of our rule of law is you are assumed innocent until proven guilty. Apparently not in New York City. Tim Cushing at Techdirt does a great job reporting on this frightening statement. He writes: Continue reading »