Daily Archives: February 25, 2014

NM to loosen ‘restrictions’ on cops

New training an overreaction to a nonexistent threat

Mike Scanlon

Rio Grande Digital | Commentary

In New Mexico — a state now famous for its anal-probing cops who force enemas and colon exams on innocent people — the police are likely to become even more aggressive with a new training program devised by a retired military officer.

Mike Scanlon

Mike Scanlon

This comes at a time when social media networks and news media brim with stories of police overreaction — fatal shootings of suspects, bystanders and family pets among them

And when the police do get called out for actions, their superiors dismiss complaints by saying something like, “The officers acted in accordance with their training.” And that’s that. End of story.

Mexico still top choice for American expats

Mexico remains the top destination for US residents leaving the country. [Photo courtesy of Matthew Rutledge via Flickr under Creative Commons license. Terms below.]

Mexico remains the top destination for US residents leaving the country. [Photo courtesy of Matthew Rutledge via Flickr under Creative Commons license. Terms below.]

Juliana Barrera

VOXXI

While the United States remains one of the most attractive options for immigrants, there are always plenty of citizens who are eager to leave it too. At VOXXI we explored the most popular countries for US citizens who decide they rather live abroad.

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