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Jul 31, 2020

Kent Conrad, Meet David Brooks

Kent Conrad, Meet David Brooks

Is there an echo in here? In The New York Times today, op-ed columnist David Brooks blasts the Democrats’ House-passed stimulus package with the charge that
Is there an echo in here? In The New York Times today, op-ed columnist David Brooks blasts the Democrats’ House-passed stimulus package with the charge that
Jul 31, 2020

Occupy Des Moines lawyer: Iowa State Patrol showed ‘brutality’

Occupy Des Moines lawyer: Iowa State Patrol showed ‘brutality’

A lawyer assisting the dozens of Occupy Des Moines demonstrators arrested earlier this month on charges of trespassing on State Capitol grounds says Iowa State Patrol officers showed a “level of brutality … I hadn’t seen in the over 20 years I’d been here.” Sally Frank, a professor at the Drake University Law School, said the officers that arrested the demonstrators used pepper spray, cuffed the demonstrators too tightly and dragged them away. The tight cuffing has left some of the demonstrators with numbness, she said, and one of the people arrested had his arm injured by the officers. “The Des Moines Police Department doesn’t do that and knows how to deal with protesters and do it professionally and appropriately,” Frank said
A lawyer assisting the dozens of Occupy Des Moines demonstrators arrested earlier this month on charges of trespassing on State Capitol grounds says Iowa State Patrol officers showed a “level of brutality … I hadn’t seen in the over 20 years I’d been here.” Sally Frank, a professor at the Drake University Law School, said the officers that arrested the demonstrators used pepper spray, cuffed the demonstrators too tightly and dragged them away. The tight cuffing has left some of the demonstrators with numbness, she said, and one of the people arrested had his arm injured by the officers. “The Des Moines Police Department doesn’t do that and knows how to deal with protesters and do it professionally and appropriately,” Frank said
Jul 31, 2020

State Department’s Lax Contractor Oversight an Enduring Problem

State Department’s Lax Contractor Oversight an Enduring Problem

While the government’s use of private security contractors has garnered no end of criticism, the highest-profile blunders and abuses have come from companies that work not for the Pentagon, but for the State Department.
While the government’s use of private security contractors has garnered no end of criticism, the highest-profile blunders and abuses have come from companies that work not for the Pentagon, but for the State Department.
Jul 31, 2020
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