UK Cop Detains and Beats Photographer for Acting “Cocky”

Prepare to get angry:

Hat tip: Boing Boing

Police State – The Militarization of the Police Force in USA

Police Thuggery in Pittsburgh

I haven’t really been following the happenings in Pittsburgh, but it looks pretty nasty. As I understand it, the protests were broken up due to the lack of a permit rather than any violence.

The US is looking increasingly like a police state.