Not Now, Not Ever

Not Now, Not Ever

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Apparently We Have Enough Cats Now

I went out on the back porch to have a smoke a few minutes ago and found one of these right at the foot of the stairs.

The local squirrels must be feeling the heat and are now desperate enough to start leaving peace offerings.

That is a green walnut and there isn't a walnut tree anywhere in sight.

Still Trying To Control The Narrative In Ferguson

Arresting a media photographer doing his job.

Holder and his goons sure do have the situation under control now don't they.


Move along citizen, nothing to see here.

Police in Ferguson arrest Getty photographer Scott Olson

Arrest marks the second time that police have arrested journalists covering the Ferguson protests

Police in Ferguson arrested a veteran Getty photographer, Scott Olson, on Monday.
Another Getty photographer pictured Olson being led away by officers from the Missouri state highway patrol. Police were preventing people from gathering in the area, and Olson is thought to have declined a request to move on. He was later released.
It was the second time that police have arrested journalists covering the Ferguson protests. Last week Ryan J Reilly of the Huffington Post and Wesley Lowery of the Washington Post were detained for several hours

Monday, August 18, 2014

Missouri Governor Calls In National Guard To Squash Violent Protests In Ferguson.

Oh now it is on.
Now that the coroner's findings show that the cop who shot Michael Brown did so at least once from a couple feet away through the top of the head while standing over the top of him.

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon early Monday ordered the National Guard deployed to the town of Ferguson, where another night of violence saw police pelted with bottles and Molotov cocktails and looters rampaging through local businesses.

The executive order directs the resources of the National Guard “to help restore peace and order and to protect the citizens of Ferguson.”

Police said there were signs of a pre-planned and coordinated attempt to disrupt the city and launch an advance on the police command post not far from the scene of the shooting.
“There were shootings, vandalism and other acts of violence that clearly appear not to have been spontaneous but premeditated criminal acts,” Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson told reporters early Sunday.

“The catalyst was not civil disobedience, but pre-planned agitation,” he said.

The new street eruptions came as a private autopsy revealed that Brown had been shot at least six times, including twice in the head.

Anthony Gray, an attorney for the Brown family, said a diagram provided by New York forensics expert Dr. Michael Baden, commissioned by the family to do an independent examination, revealed details of the bullets that struck Brown’s body during his Aug. 9 encounter with a white police officer.

The fact that one of the shots struck the top of Brown’s head, Gray said, was significant.

“To have a shot that’s at a 90-degree angle from the top of his skull to the bottom of his chin, almost vertical, that sounds like an officer standing over him,” Gray said.

We shall see whether or not the National Guard will be pulling triggers shortly.

This has gone way beyond mere protest at this point and some people down there are gearing up for outright killing.

This is the new normal kiddies,

Pretty soon you will start seeing this,

It's coming.

The pendulum swings two ways.

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Another Skirmish In RevWarII

Yes, it's on, it's been on and is going to get serious shortly.
People have stopped talking and started shooting..

Police fired smoke and tear gas canisters early Sunday in an effort to disperse several dozen protesters who defied a curfew in a St. Louis suburb where a black teenager was fatally shot by a white police officer last week.

The Missouri Highway Patrol said that seven people were arrested and one man had been shot at the site of the protest in Ferguson, Mo. Missouri State Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson said that the shooting victim was in critical condition and had been rushed to a hospital by protesters.

Johnson said the use of tear gas was precipitated by concerns about people who'd broken into a barbecue restaurant and taken position on the roof overlooking approaching police. Another concern involved a man flashing a handgun who appeared in the middle of the street as armored vehicles approached. Johnson says someone fired at a patrol car, but no officers were injured.

"I was disappointed in the actions of tonight," Johnson said.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that St. Louis Alderman Antonio French, who has taken part in demonstrations all week, told reporters that the police's tactics "were a lot better" than they could have been. French also said that he had attempted to convince people to honor the curfew, but some "didn't want to be told to leave."

French later tweeted, "I can tell you firsthand that some of the people that remained tonight were armed. Were ready for a fight. And wanted to injure police."

Hundreds of other protesters had left peacefully before the midnight-to-5 a.m. curfew took effect, but remaining protesters -- chanting "No justice! No curfew!" -- refused to leave the area.

As five armored tactical vehicles approached the crowd, officers spoke through a loudspeaker: "You are in violation of a state-imposed curfew. You must disperse immediately. Failure to comply may result in arrest."

Highway Patrol Spokesman Lt. John Hotz initially said police only used smoke, but later told The Associated Press that they also fired tear gas canisters. He said of police efforts: "Obviously, we're trying to give them every opportunity to comply with the curfew."

As officers put on gas masks, a chant from the distant crowd emerged: "We have the right to assemble peacefully." A moment later, police began firing canisters into the crowd. Protesters said their faces and eyes had been burned. Others screamed in pain.

Jayson Ross, who was leading the protesters toward police, said: "They got guns. We got guns. We are ready."

Expect to see more of this.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Why the Sudden Concern About Militarized Police Forces?

You would think a large group of suddenly concerned politicians have been in a news vacuum for the past decade or so.

It isn't like this is anything new.
Thousands of people have been pointing out this phenomenon for a very long time now.

So why all of a sudden are politicians putting on their very concerned faces and speaking out in public about something that they enabled?

Just in case you haven't figured this out for yourself yet, let me boil all this concern down to two words for you.

Election Year.

It's all about the optics baby.

Politicians are the most opportunistic animals on the planet, bar none.

They don't give a flying FUCK about you, your dog or anybody else either, only the one thing that is going to get them re elected.

This is why the concerned faces started popping up, who can leverage the most votes out of the concern du jour.

Politicians are douche bags, never, ever, forget that.