Louise was working a second shift as a favor to her supervisor, the improbably named Donna Summers, when someone identifying himself as "Officer Scott" called the restaurant. Claiming that he had the restaurant’s manager with him, the "officer" said he was investigating a theft. The caller offered a description of the supposed suspect, which Summers thought matched Louise.
The teenager was summoned to the office, where Summers – at the behest of the caller – informed the young lady that she had to undergo a hands-on search, either in the office or at a nearby police station. Believing that she was effectively under arrest, Louise consented to a search in the office.
Within a few minutes the young lady had been deprived of her cell phone, purse, and clothing, which – per the "officer’s" instructions – were taken to another room. In the service of modesty’s minimal requirements, Louise was provided with an apron.
After Louise had been disrobed, the "officer" ordered Summers to enlist a male employee to guard the "suspect." A 27-year-old line cook named Jason Bradley was asked to play the role.
Following a brief conversation with the "officer," Bradley informed Summers, "in appropriately strong, colloquial language" – most li... (more)
Officer Travis Lamont broke Daniel Daley’s neck while performing what Lamont referred to as a controlled takedown.
[...]Lamont said he is strong enough to lift two people of Daley's size, but he insisted he had a fear of Daley causing him injury.
90 Million Americans Can't Be Wrong
posted 08/19/2012, 12:19 AM (Joel Poindexter) [Category: Commentary] Those who vote in presidential elections often describe the action as being part of their civic duty; it’s something every good citizen must do. Others consider voting to be a right, and elections are something which every American should participate in. After all, they remind us, not everyone has this right in other countries. Still, there are others who see voting as both a duty and a right, as if it could be both at the same time.
Brazil: Drug dealers say no to crack in Rio
posted 08/19/2012, 12:19 AM (Associated Press) [Category: Geopolitics] RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Business was brisk in the Mandela shantytown on a recent night. In the glow of a weak light bulb, customers pawed through packets of powdered cocaine and marijuana priced at $5, $10, $25. Teenage boys with semiautomatic weapons took in money and made change while flirting with girls in belly-baring tops lounging nearby.
Unfortunately, the CIA doesn't have as high standards. - Chris