“There ain’t no Great Society as it applies to you and me.” Frank Zappa

December 3, 2022.
December 3, 1968. 54 years ago.
San Francisco Police rioted and brutally assaulted
Faculty and student protesters who were On Strike
Battling for creation of a Black Studies Department.
A month later in late January 1969 the SFPD engaged
In a mass arrest of 450 protesters
A wanton violation of Civil Rights. Most of those arrested had the charges dropped.
I witnessed the entire four month long Strike.
The longest Student Strike in 🇺🇸 history.
It shaped my views about the Repressive function of Law Enforcement to this day 54 years later.

Lee's Perspective

Lee Heidhues 12.2022

“There ain’t no Great Society as it applies to you and me. Our country isn’t Free.” Frank Zappa

It’s a Police State.

Cops rule America.

Aided and abetted by an American public indoctrinated with law and order rhetoric, mindless cop shows on TV.

An all too often fawning compliant media.

The media is all too often the willing handmaiden of the cops and willingly excuses their abuses

Excerpted from The San Francisco Chronicle 12.2.2022

A Vallejo police officer fired for sending a threatening email to former Chronicle columnist Otis Taylor Jr., among other misconduct allegations, was cleared of wrongdoing by an arbitrator, Open Vallejo reported.

Taylor, a managing editor of KQED, said he was surprised, but not shocked, by the decision, and that it indicates that the department is “disinterested in actual reform.”

“It’s just really disheartening,” he said. “How is anyone supposed to believe that policing…

View original post 152 more words