Texas’ GOP governor is sending the Texas State Guard to monitor a military training exercise after right-wing militia alleged it’s just a cover for the president’s plan to put Texas under martial law.
Source: Texas Governor Deploys State Guard To Stave Off Obama Takeover : It’s All Politics : NPR
“I am horrified that I have to choose between the possibility that my Governor actually believes this stuff and the possibility that my Governor doesn’t have the backbone to stand up to those who do.”
— former Texas state representative Todd Smith
But when Canterbury says “due process,” he means a little something extra for cops. … What kind of due process do cops want? They want bills of rights. … Let’s take a look at Maryland’s Law Enforcement Officer Bill of Rights that Canterbury mentions, and contrast the rights and procedures cops demand for themselves versus their habits in dealing with us.
So why don’t they extend those same practices when they interview suspects? Why aren’t they as concerned about accurate statements from us?
Source: Cops: We Need Rights More Than You, Citizen | Popehat