The proposed policy on bias-free policing is an insult to the Court. It’s an insult to the Bias-Free Policing Work Group that committed four months to research and produce a thorough and comprehensive set of recommendations. And it’s an insult to the people of Cleveland. But more to the point, the proposed policy doesn’t come close to […]
Update: I went to the “Bias-Free Policing Town Hall” that was put on by the Community Policing Commission (CPC) last night. One bit of information makes this all make so much more sense: The draft policy was written by police brass. I’m going to go out on a very short limb and say the police department is deliberately […]
Matt Zone today: Matt Zone a year ago: After months of debate, demonstrations and public hearings, the issue narrowly missed making the November ballot. Per the City Charter, council would have had to vote on the issue on or before last Friday – 60 days before the general election – to make the ballot. But […]
I’ve been listening to “The CleCast” selectively for a little while now. I don’t bother with every single episode; there are so many, and they’re kind of long, and I’m not interested in all the topics. But I do want to say this. First of all, it’s a really good show. Dan and Brian ask […]
WTAM 1100 ran an interesting story just now: Kelley tells Newsradio WTAM 1100, opposition group Greater Cleveland Congregations were organized and funded by groups from Washington DC and Columbus. He says the public should know where and how the organization received its money.
This article recently ran on cleveland.com: “Death of 17-year-old boy in Akron police custody ruled suicide, medical examiner says.” The writer here has a masters degree from the Columbia University School of Journalism. A good reporter would have done more than transcribing the police press release. To wit: “Leeser declined to discuss the department’s polices […]
The other night I heard on Twitter from a little “GamerGate” bro that what’s been happening to Anita Sarkeesian and other Internet-famous feminists isn’t harassment because “the use of internet is voluntary.” Bullshit. If your job and your career and your calling centers on communicating things on the Internet, using the Internet isn’t really voluntary. […]
Just a minute ago, my man Tim Facebooked a link to an interview with State Sen. Nina Turner titled “Can Dems Learn From Their 2016 Mistakes If They Do Not Acknowledge Them?” Here’s my response. It’s what I could write in about ten minutes and could be better said with more editing, but in the […]