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"Cop runs license check on a suspicious vehicle. Although they apparently committed no traffic violation, cop insists that his decision to run a check had nothing to do with the fact that the occupants were black, and happened to be driving in an affluent, predominately white neighborhood. The cop’s partner apparently then enters the wrong license number, which returns a car that had been reported stolen. So cop follows car into driveway, which happens to be the home of the driver’s parents, where he lives. Cop approaches driver and occupant with his gun drawn. Driver’s parents come out to see what’s causing the commotion. Cop roughs up driver’s mother. Driver gets up from ground to tell cop to lay off of his mother. Cop shoots driver, a full 32 seconds after pulling into the driveway. The driver, who was unarmed, will now carry a bullet in his liver for the rest of his life. The cop was charged with first degree aggravated assault. A jury acquitted him. Now this week, U.S. District Judge Melinda Harmon dismissed the driver’s lawsuit against both the cop that fired his gun and the cop who entered the wrong license plate number, citing qualified immunity. According to Harmon, the officer acted “reasonably,” and moreover, wrongly accusing an unarmed man of stealing a car, pointing a gun at him, then shooting him in the liver, “did not violate [his] constitutional rights.” Both cops are back on the force. The guy with the bullet in his liver? Tough luck. He’ll be paying his own medical bills."

- Radley Balko, via Coyote (via econarchy)

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Apr 9
Apr 9

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fluorescentnoodles:

And so today, my world it smiles, your hand in mine, we walk the miles; thanks to you it will be done, for you to me are the only one. Happiness, no more be sad, happiness….I’m glad. If the sun refused to shine, I would still be loving you. If the mountains should crumble to the sea, there would still be you and me.-Led Zeppelin, Thank You
Jan 29

fluorescentnoodles:

And so today, my world it smiles, your hand in mine, we walk the miles; thanks to you it will be done, for you to me are the only one. Happiness, no more be sad, happiness….I’m glad. If the sun refused to shine, I would still be loving you. If the mountains should crumble to the sea, there would still be you and me.
-Led Zeppelin, Thank You

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Jan 29

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dewdropzgarden:

by luís alves
Jan 29

dewdropzgarden:

by luís alves

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bitterseafigtree:

*dead*
Jan 29

bitterseafigtree:

*dead*

Jan 29

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marfmellow:

they must think they’re unicorns. 
Jan 29

marfmellow:

they must think they’re unicorns. 

Jan 29

divebarblonde:

heartmindspirit:

fuckyeahpsychedelics:

Spiral Out

holy hell

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