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LOA Today – 10.19.17

We spend more than half the show talking about “wins” for the week and answering a listener’s question. But it’s well worth it when we finally talk about Chapter 9 of Ask And It Is Given which is subtitled, “The Hidden Value Behind Your Emotional Reactions”. It’s the emotions that give us our steering wheel in life, and learning to …

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Tom Carter – World Socialist Web Site

With the death toll from police brutality continuing to mount, the US Supreme Court on Monday issued a decision expanding the authoritarian doctrine of “qualified immunity,” which shields police officers from legal accountability. When a civil rights case is summarily dismissed by a judge on the grounds of “qualified immunity,” the case is legally terminated. It never goes to trial …

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Rolling Back the Police State

We’ve heard the lie before. When accused murderer and former North Charleston Patrolman Michael Thomas Slager’s lawyer said his client “felt threatened,” it wasn’t his life that had been threatened. What was threatened was his sense of authority.  Sometimes, that can be the beginning of a life-ending escalation. Running away is a threat to some officers’ sense of authority.  It …