The Squad, a group of four US representatives that are women of color, are deeply unpopular among conservatives, so the attacks could help raise funds.
We exercised our BS-detecting muscles under Trump, and we need to keep it up during the Biden era and beyond. Don’t give politicians and authority figures the benefit of the doubt: demand receipts. Whether it’s police unions or the CDC, Andrew Cuomo or Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez – it’s in the public […]
The nation’s largest police union used a two-year-old boy – whose mother had just been violently thrown to the ground by Philadelphia police after breaking her car’s windows – as a prop in a social media post. Under a “Blue Lives Matter” banner, police unions demand hate crime protections while […]
The largest police union in the US endorsed President Trump for President on Friday. The move aligns with Trump’s messaging that he is the “president of law and order.” Biden, who recently questioned how safe people feel under Trump’s current presidency, leads the president in the polls by seven points, […]
During the first weeks of the George Floyd-inspired protests against police brutality and racism, many police officers rioted, which in itself justified the protests. Now a New York Times investigation has collected over 60 videos of NYPD officers engaging in what looks like excessive force, mostly on peaceful protesters. These […]
Senior New York City police officers and union bosses created and quickly propagated a story falsely accusing employees at a lower Manhattan Shake Shack location of intentionally poisoning three officers. One union head said the nonexistent incident was proof that the police were “under attack.” Right-wing commentators, as well as […]
Police union and law enforcement PACs have given $US15,000 to Sen. Amy Klobuchar since she took office in 2007, the Centre for Responsive Politics reported. Sen. Patrick Leahy is the only senator to receive more money from such PACs. On a yearly basis, Klobuchar typically receives more money from those […]
Cleveland's police union released a statement...