“When we hire law enforcement to do the job, we need to let them do their job, sit back, and not let, when a group of society feels like they’re being mistreated, let them go in there and tear up a city or town,” declared Randy, a Virginia Democrat who called in to Demings’ inaugural appearance on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal with more of a comment than a question. “Because once you do that, you’ll have no control. So what I’m saying is, all lives matter, not just certain lives—everybody matters.” … [Read more...] about Can This Potential Biden Veep Bridge the Police-BLM Gap?
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“Every top Democrat currently running for this office has vilified the police and made criminals out to be victims,” said Sam Cabral, president of the International Union of Police Associations, in an endorsement last September that lauded Trump for doing more on behalf of law enforcement in two years than Obama had done in eight. “They seem to take any union’s support for granted… While his candor ruffles the feathers of the left, I find it honest and refreshing. He stands with America’s law enforcement officer and we will continue to stand with him.” … [Read more...] about Police Union Bosses to Biden: You’re Pissing Us Off
The defendants include drug makers and distributors, who allegedly fueled the opioid crisis by falsely marketing powerful, addictive drugs as safe, pumping them into the market with little regard for their effects — including a historic rise in overdose deaths. The governments suing the companies cite dramatically increased costs associated with the epidemic, for spending on health care, incarceration, emergency response and more. … [Read more...] about As opioid lawsuits balloon in Louisiana, potential settlement dollars face these complexities
Coronavirus: The consequences for tourism The Oktoberfest in Munich has been cancelled The Oktoberfest has been cancelled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Bavaria's premier Markus Söder and Munich's mayor Dieter Reiter announced the decision on Tuesday (April 21). "It pains us, and it is a great pity", said Söder. But in times of the coronavirus, the danger of infection at the folk festival, which attracts about six million visitors annually, would just be too great. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Up to 200,000 seafarers trapped on ships, UN says