The Good, The Bad and the Very Very Hemeraphoniacally Ugly!

The Good! *Faiza Patel* During a panel discussion yesterday at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City - Patel - from the Brennan Center for Justice - and other criminal justice experts argued that the NYPD should have an inspector general to examine the conduct of it's officers and it's tactics. This suggestion comes in the wake of a variety of NYPD scandals - including widespread spying on Muslim-Americans - and the use of controversial stop-and-frisk tactics. All across America police forces have become above the law. We need to reel them back in - and make them do what they are supposed to be doing - and behave the way they are supposed to be behaving. ----------------- The Bad! *Donald Trump* Yesterday - Donald Trump gave Americans more reasons to think he's a joke - after announcing that he would give $5 million dollars to the charity of President Obama's choice if President Obama released his college application information and passport application information. But apparently Trump is unwillingly to release his own information. When contacted by The Guardian newspaper and asked for Trump's college and passport records - Trump's workerbees refused to disclose the information - calling the request "stupid" and "trying to be funny". Now that is the irony of all ironies... -------------------- and the Very Very Ugly! *Republicans in Congress* In the past two years - the number of Americans who have become sick - or even died - from contaminated foods ...