Charles J. Kelly, a former Baltimore Police Department lieutenant who wrote the department’s use of force guidelines, said pepper spray is a “compliance tool” that can be used on subjects who do not resist, and is preferable to simply lifting protesters.
I ran into a lady in the supermarket in Florida. Old lady. There’re lot of old people in Florida; it’s like the law. I was coming up the house wares aisle and she said, “I know who you are, you’re that writer, you write those horror stories,” and I said, “Yes, ma’am, I guess,” and she said, “I don’t read that kind of thing. I respect what you do but I don’t read those. I like uplifting things like that ‘Shawshank Redemption.’” I said, “I wrote that one, too,” and she goes, “No, you didn’t,” and she just went on her way.
We are the 99 percent. We are getting kicked out of our homes. We are forced to choose between groceries and rent. We are denied quality medical care. We are suffering from environmental pollution. We are working long hours for little pay and no rights, if we’re working at all. We are getting nothing while the other 1 percent is getting everything. We are the 99 percent.
Join me, Wendy, and Hydan for good food and fun at the opening on October 7, 5:30pm-8:00pm, as part of Wilmington’s awesome First Friday Art Loop. Colourworks is at 1902 Superfine Lane, Wilmington, DE 19802-4922. Here is the postcard for the show—-front and back.
While we were packing up the car to leave Sebec, Maine, after a wonderful week on the lake, @ouryoungster crawled over and donned my hat. I was in the car at the time and everyone started yelling to me. I grabbed the camera and was able to snag a few photos in a row. This is one of them.