Somebody should do a long piece about the atrocities committed by police under the command of liberal Democratic mayors. Every political convention features such hijinks, and will again. Over the past year we have the numerous crimes of violence committed by police against the Occupy people. Just today I'm reading about the use of "stinger balls" in L.A. against dangerous chalk artists. (Hola, Mayor
Curiosity got the best of me. What in the world are stinger balls? The answer is, if you like rubber bullets, you'll love rubber pellet grenades. For when you really don't care who the hell you assault. They are supposed to be non-lethal, though the outfit selling them cautions:
"IMPROPER USE OF THE STINGER GRENADE CAN RESULT IN DEATH OR SERIOUS BODILY INJURY
"WARNING: This product is to be used only by authorized and trained Law Enforcement, Correction, or Military Personnel. This product may cause serious injury or death to you or others. This product may cause serious damage to property. Handle, store and use with extreme care and caution. Use only as instructed."
Liberal Dems always seem to get a pass on this bullshit. Oddly, or ironically, the best work on full-spectrum police criminality is coming from libertarian Radley Balko. He has a book in the works.