Mission Statement - De-Spinning the Pro-Taser Propaganda

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

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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.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Cheyenne, WY fires two officers

Cheyenne, WY - The town has fired the two police officers (Sgt. Paul Brown and Officer Michael Kavenius) involved in the tasering of 76-year old Bud Grose, who wanted to drive his antique tractor just a bit further down the road during a parade in August. [LINK]

Memo to taser-happy officers everywhere:

The party is over.

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