Tag Archives: George Floyd

We pay million$ each year for cop misconduct


A typical September day in Philly. Oppressive humidity. Swarming flies. Cicadas making eerie outer-space sounds. In the media, another story about bad cops: The city of Philadelphia will pay $2,000,000 to a Black woman who was pulled from a car, … Continue reading

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Tech changes. Cop culture doesn’t.


Swamp Rabbit was yapping about the Derek Chauvin trial. “Too bad he was wearin’ a mask. I wanted to see the look on his face when the judge read them guilty verdicts.” I recalled watching Chauvin on TV last May, … Continue reading

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Regarding a (fat orange) face in the crowd


“I think he’s done. Can I stick a fork in him now?” Swamp Rabbit was reacting to Donald Trump’s rally in Tulsa, OK, where he managed to fill only 6,200 of the arena’s 19,000 seats after bragging that his campaign … Continue reading

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Who do you believe, police or your lying eyes?


Swamp Rabbit wanted to know what I thought of the four Minneapolis cops who were arrested and charged in the killing of George Floyd. I told him lying with impunity used to be one of the perks of the job, … Continue reading

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Would you like more curfew with your lockdown?


NBCPHILADELPHIA I was jawing with Swamp Rabbit when my phone started making those strange emergency alert noises. “Only essential personnel allowed outside,” the text read. WTF? We figured a tornado was coming, or maybe a nuclear attack. In fact, the … Continue reading

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