Citizen Radio

Episode #92

Allison and Jamie talk about tasers, and how they've become an acceptable tool for citizen suppression. (http://trueslant.com/allisonkilkenny/2010/03/07/normalizing-the-police-state-and-how-it-ends-with-taser-firing-drones/).

Specifically, they talk about Harper's Magazine latest feature on how the government and police handle protesters. (http://www.harpers.org/archive/2010/03/0082866). Additionally, Taser's distributor has announced plans for a flying drone that fires stun darts at criminal suspects or rioters. Have fun exercising your freedom to assemble and protest your government!

The Preventing Harmful Restraint and Seclusion in Schools Act passed with a wide majority, 262-153. However, 145 Republicans and 8 conservative Democrats voted against this bill, which bans child torture. (http://downwithtyranny.blogspot.com/2010/03/republican-party-love-of-torture-would.html)

It's the triumphant return of the ONE-MINUTE FUCK YOUS! Allison and Jamie tee off on some much-hated enemies.

Students across the country recently protested tuition hikes. Allison reads an e-mail from a student protester who witnessed police brutality at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.

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