The Sikh Temple Shooting & How We Regard Violence by Lone Gunmen

By: Monday August 6, 2012 5:18 pm

A white supremacist named Wade Michael Page opened fire at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, on Sunday and killed six worshipers. Three other worshipers and a police officer were wounded. Page was shot dead by police. As the incident unfolded yesterday, CNN provided coverage of it as law enforcement responded and as victims [...]

Occupy & Gov. Scott Walker’s Proposed Pay to Play Protesting Policy

By: Saturday December 3, 2011 8:47 am

Gov. Walker wants Wisconsinites to pay for any future uprisings against him. (photo: Lost Albatross) Republican Governor Scott Walker has proposed a new policy “to require future protesters to pay in advance to stage an event, at a cost of $50 per hour, per Capitol Police officer.” Not only would protesters be on the hook [...]

Wisconsin Capitol Police Arrest Citizens for Filming State Assembly Meeting

By: Thursday September 15, 2011 11:16 am

Arrested for filming in the WI State Assembly gallery On September 14, capitol police, who claimed there was a ban in effect on filming, arrested a number of people at a Wisconsin state assembly meeting. An edited YouTube video posted shows the police systematically rounding up individuals who were recording the meeting with any device. [...]

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