Sanford Florida Bracing for Rodney King Type of Riots Pending Zimmerman Verdict

On March 3, 1991, Rodney King, a black man, was driving on the I-210 Foothill Freeway through a Los Angeles neighborhood.  Two California Highway Patrol officers attempted to pull King over, but he refused to stop and took the CHP on a high speed chase both on the freeway and through neighborhood streets.  The CHP officers estimated that the speeds reached 115 mph. When King finally stopped his car, the two passengers were subdued and placed in police cars.  King was the last to exit his vehicle Read more […]

What Can We Learn from the Koreans about Gun Control?

If all hell breaks out in America, will the police be there to protect us? We don’t have to go back very far in time to find a microcosm of what could happen. The Occupy Movement and high-profile people like Cornell West are itching for a fight. “It’s a major question of priorities here. That’s why the Occupy movement is so important because some of this is going to be fought in the streets. Civil disobedience does make a difference,” he said. “Corporate greed now is an issue everybody Read more […]