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Here is the Rand Paul section at the new Popular Liberty

For those wondering, here is a link to the Rand Paul section at the new Popular Liberty website.

http://www.popularliberty.com/forums/rand-paul

It might be a good idea to up vote this so it can achieve front page status, that way its archived for people who might have been away from the Daily Paul for awhile.

Obviously the site is still in beta - in addition you will have to log in

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Army diversity training includes the wrongs of White Privilege

The Army is under the gun for showing training videos with how White Privilege has made it impossible for there to be equality.

This is kind of crazy

More here

http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2015/04/03/army-dive...

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Farmington Missouri police officer accused of throwing boy, 4, against wall

FARMINGTON, Mo. • An eastern Missouri police officer is facing child abuse charges for allegedly throwing a 4-year-old boy against a wall.

The Daily Journal newspaper in Park Hills reports that Jay Bellis, 38, of Farmington was hired by the Leadwood Police Department on March 12. He is charged with felony child abuse.

Police say Bellis admitted losing his temper and throwing the child, causing the boy to hit his head on a kitchen cabinet, and causing the boy's ear to bleed while disciplining him for misbehaving at day care. The incident happened at Bellis' home.

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Ferguson Black Voter Turnout Is What Worries Some City Council Candidates

FERGUSON, Mo. -- The revenue-reaping practices of the police department and municipal court in this St. Louis suburb were widely condemned this month and led to the ouster of six city employees, including the police chief, municipal court judge and city manager.

But when former Ferguson Mayor Brian Fletcher, now running for a seat on city council, said at a candidate forum last week that the amount of fines and fees the city collected through policing wasn’t “that bad,” the room filled with applause.

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Missouri's LT gov.: Justice Dept. more racist than the Ferguson police

Peter Kinder, lieutenant governor of Missouri, has come out swinging against the Justice Department, saying it is more racist than the Ferguson police

http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/Peter-Kinder-Justice-racist...

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Police: Ferguson gunman arrested, may not have been targeting officers

The two officers shot in Ferguson, Mo., this week may have been unintended victims, according to the confession of a 20-year-old man who said he pulled the trigger but was not aiming at the police.
Police on Sunday charged Jeffrey Leehoust Williams of St. Louis County in the shooting Thursday that seriously wounded two officers during a protest in Ferguson.

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The Shocking Finding From the DOJ's Ferguson Report That Nobody Has Noticed

In the city of Ferguson, nearly everyone is a wanted criminal.

That may seem like hyperbole, but it is a literal fact. In Ferguson -- a city with a population of 21,000 -- 16,000 people have outstanding arrest warrants, meaning that they are currently actively wanted by the police. In other words, if you were to take four people at random, the Ferguson police would consider three of them fugitives.

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Police shooting in Ferguson captured on video

What started as a relatively calm protest outside the Ferguson Police Department on Wednesday evening unraveled shortly after midnight when gunshots were fired, hitting two police officers.

At a predawn press conference, St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said the two officers had been taken to Barnes-Jewish Hospital with non-life-threatening but “very serious gunshot injuries.”

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Ferguson Police Shooting: How The Violent Night Unfolded (video)

More details have emerged today showing how the protests outside the Ferguson police department on Wednesday night suddenly turned violent just as the crowds were starting to wind down.

Two police officers were shot, but released from the hospital this morning, the St. Louis County police department said in a Facebook post.

Ferguson Shooting: Police Chief Says They Were 'Lucky' Officers Not Killed
Ferguson Police Chief Resigns a Week After Justice Department Report

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Ferguson: two police officers shot after gunfire 'directed exactly at officers'

Two police officers have been shot in Ferguson, Missouri, as a small demonstration wound down in the city gripped by unrest since the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old last year.

One officer from St Louis County and another from Webster Groves were struck soon after midnight on Wednesday as they stood outside the Ferguson police headquarters, St Louis County police chief Jon Belmar said at a press conference early on Thursday morning.

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Ferguson police Chief Tom Jackson has resigned

Thomas Jackson, the embattled police chief of Ferguson, Missouri, resigned Wednesday from the beleaguered department.
“It is with profound sadness that I am announcing I am stepping down from my position as chief,” he wrote in a letter to city leaders.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch initially reported that city officials wanted Jackson's departure effective immediately, but the chief said both sides later settled on March 19 so that Jackson could assist with a transition team.

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City manager of Ferguson, Missouri, resigns after U.S. probe

Reuters) - The city manager of Ferguson, Missouri, has resigned in the wake of a U.S. Justice Department probe that found a range of systemic racially biased practices by the police and municipal court, the city said on Tuesday.

Ferguson City Council voted unanimously at a meeting on Tuesday to accept the resignation of City Manager John Shaw effective immediately. The city manager is the highest-ranking, non-elected municipal official and oversees the police department.

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This Drunk White Guy In A Pickup Explains All You Need To Know About Race And Policing

FLORISSANT, Mo. -- My daughter deserved a treat. After all, she had just sat through hours of adult conversation as the only 6-year-old in the room. Over the past few months, as I’ve reported on the aftermath of the shooting of Michael Brown in nearby Ferguson, I’ve covered countless protests and community meetings. When I attended the latest gathering of the Ferguson Commission on Monday, which focused on race relations in St. Louis, I dragged my kindergartener along.

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Official: US report finds racial bias in Ferguson police

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Justice Department investigation will allege sweeping patterns of discrimination within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department and at the municipal jail and court, a law enforcement official familiar with the report said Tuesday.

The report, which could be released as soon as Wednesday, will charge that police disproportionately use excessive force against blacks and that black drivers are stopped and searched far more often than white motorists, even though they're less likely to be carrying contraband.

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