Exactly. We have serious infrastructure issues in this country but instead of the government spending money to create jobs in those areas (which would be FDR socialism and therefore bad) as well as things like harm reduction and healthcare, we spend money on the military (including weapons manufacturers and military… » 8/19/14 8:28pm Tuesday 8:28pm

I would add that the public has a right to see that footage barring specific limiting circumstances (e.g. the victim interviewed requests the footage be kept private). So, if there is an officer involved shooting, the officer and department can't say the shooting victim's family has no right to that footage. » 8/19/14 7:01pm Tuesday 7:01pm

NPR's Code Switch, unsurprisingly, has had good coverage. And there was an interesting interview yesterday on As It Happens (which is apparently a Canadian rather than US show) had an interesting interview with a journalist (I went to the site and it didn't have the journalist's name and streaming is blocked at work)… » 8/19/14 12:51pm Tuesday 12:51pm