Mission Statement - De-Spinning the Pro-Taser Propaganda

Yeah right, 'Excited Delirium' my ass...


The primary purpose of this blog is to provide an outlet for my observations and analysis about tasers, taser "associated" deaths, and the behaviour exhibited by the management, employees and minions of Taser International. In general, everything is linked back to external sources, often via previous posts on the same topic, so that readers can fact-check to their heart's content. This blog was started in late-2007 when Canadians were enraged by the taser death of Robert Dziekanski and four others in a short three month period. The cocky attitude exhibited by the Taser International spokespuppet, and his preposterous proposal that Mr. Dziekanski coincidentally died of "excited delirium" at the time of his taser-death, led me to choose the blog name I did and provides my motivation. I have zero financial ties to this issue.

Monday, May 5, 2008

The month of May is tragically on track

May has 31 days. The average death rate recently has been about 7 per month. If this trend continued, you'd expect the first victim to die on Sunday morning, 4 May 2008.

ST. PAUL - Authorities are investigating the death of a 21-year-old man who died after St. Paul police shocked him with a Taser early Sunday. ... It wasn't clear Sunday whether Kubat died from being shocked, drugs or the fight. [LINK]

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