You guys know how I am. I don't watch the news and I don't read the newspaper. Basically because I usually feel that if it doesn't directly involve me, I could care less. It's boring as hell.
But this caught my attention today. I don't know if any of you have seen it or not, but I think everyone should. This, to me, is evidence of the growing abuse of police power. When something as small as forgetting your student I.D. card can get you Tasered, repeatedly, there's something wrong, somewhere.The Daily Bruin article
- there's a 6 minute Quicktime video embedded in the article that someone managed to get of the incident, sound included.
And, for those of you without Quicktime, they also put it up on YouTube
Apparently, some cops think the phrases "I'm not fighting you." and "I said I would leave." are someone's resistance effort.