Aug. 27th, 2014

My tweets

Aug. 27th, 2014 07:01 am
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  • Tue, 12:58: Wallace Shawn will not be getting a tenured position at UIUC. @jvplive
  • Tue, 13:03: Police pull over woman with children, at gunpoint. Wrong car. Wrong color. Claim fully justified. h/t @CopBlock
  • Tue, 13:20: In Kansas, a young man who may have been holding a BB gun was shot repeatedly by police. They have not revealed yet whether he was armed.
  • Tue, 13:21: Joseph Jennings had just been released from the hospital after a suicide attempt, and the officers knew this.
  • Tue, 13:21: The parents were there, pleading for the officers to let them de-escalate, but the officers allegedly threatened to shoot.
  • Tue, 13:22: Then they shot the boy. This is the 5th person with serious psychiatric disability killed in the last 2 and a half weeks.
  • Tue, 13:23: The police chief said he was thankful no officer was hurt given the "the potential threat of serious bodily harm." #cultofcompliance
  • Tue, 13:29: RT @cliotropic: For my US-since-1865 survey this semester, I'm thinking about inviting scholar-guests for Twitter chats. Anyone tried this?…
  • Tue, 13:34: How police can avoid shooting people with psychiatric disability - Think about disability and accommodation -
  • Tue, 13:34: This is the piece inspired by @RebeccaCokley - - embrace the protections and power of the word "disability."
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