Author Archives: Matthew Ernst

Why There Was No Indictment in the Eric Garner Case

PoliceBadge2by Matthew Ernst   12/11/14
As protests continue to occur in American cities, it has become obvious that there is an enormous gap between how ordinary citizens perceive police work vs. the reality of police work, as understood by the officers who perform the work on a daily basis. More » • (1873 views)

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The U.S. Love Affair With Addiction

Potby Matthew Ernst   3/6/14
When President Obama made his “Pot is no worse than alcohol” comments, he revealed one of the main underlying problems with the arguments posed by marijuana advocates. Said the president: “We should not be locking up kids or individual users for long stretches of jail time when some of the folks who are writing those laws have probably done the same thing.” More » • (6070 views)

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