Editorial note: I'm always skeptical about schemes such as this. It appears to me to be a way of moving public money into the private hands of friends, associates or even family members. How much "consultant" money will those close to power receive?
9-29-2017: An Image of an NFL Player Burning the U.S. Flag Is Circulating on Social Media — It's Fake
Editiorial note: Speeding tickets written in the state of Missouri by the Missouri State Highway Patrol are considered state law violations and are normally heard in circuit courts rather than municipal courts. I wonder if these tickets can legitimately be converted and heard in municipal court?
Editorial note: For those not old enough to remember Katrina or for those needing a reminder about how horrible Katrina was, check out our government discrimination page.
Editorial note: See recent post, "Stand For What".
9-26-2017: ‘Blue silence is violence’: Latest protest called for accountability within police department, demanded firing of O’Toole
9-25-2017: Clergy assembles at church of reverend charged with felony, calls for investigations of police brutality after Galleria protests
9-20-2017: ACLU to sue over policing of protests, street medics aid protestors sprayed heavily by police at close range
9-18-2017: Firefighter suspended after allegedly saying he would rather 'save a dog than a million niggers from a fire'
9-14-2017: Greitens takes steps to activate Missouri National Guard as St. Louis awaits Stockley verdict
Editorial note: Black St. Louisans need to pay special attention to merger talks. African-Americans are the majority population in the City. We have a newly elected black circuit attorney ("prosecutor" – one of a handful in the entire U.S.), a black sheriff and we should have a black mayor. The treasurer, comptroller, license collector, and board of aldermen president are all black. Six of the nine city wide elected offices are controlled by African-Americans. A city/county merger eliminates many of the positions in the city that currently have sitting black elected officials. A merger eliminates the political capital of the black community.
Editorial note: Francis Scott Key was a slave owner and the "Star Spanggled Banner" celebrated the killing of slaves who had freed themselves.
9-10-2017: After KC police shot, paralyzed man, his $4.8 million settlement remained secret for years
9-10-2017: ‘You Either Help or Turn Your Head’: Florida Residents Facing Irma Demand Trump Open Mar-a-Lago as a Shelter
9-10-20017: ‘These people need to be protected’: Police won’t release info on lynching of 8-year-old biracial boy
Editorial note: Unexplained reasons? Reason – institutionalized racism in government policy, employment practices, housing, banking, insurance and more.
9-5-2017: Officer shoots Ohio newspaper photographer after confusing his tripod and camera for a gun
Editorial note: Last year I mentioned how my father feared police might mistake his cane for a weapon and just about two weeks ago a 91-year-old man was handcuffed after allegedly pointing stick at officers.
Editorial note: I'm always amazed when people vote for candidates who are clearly not in there best interest. Hispanics gave 29% of their votes to Trump during the presidential election; now their population will be Trump's largest group of victims. Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Columbia, Peru, Ecuador, Dominican Republic and Venezuela are amoung the top countries of origins of DACA eligible populations.
Editorial note: Ambry Nichole Schuessler, Bliss Worrell, the daughter-in-law of former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Todd Worrell and Katherine Dierdorf, the daughter of former St. Louis Cardinals football player/broadcaster Dan Dierdorf worked for Jennifer Joyce rather than the current prosecutor Kimberly Gardner.
Editorial note: Even during the disasters you need to know and understand the law. Use Court.rchp.com to learn how to find and better understand the law.