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.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Columbia voters reject taser-use ban

Columbia voters rejected a proposal to ban the use of tasers and similar weapons, by a 77 percent to 23 percent margin. [LINK]

Curious as to why?

Here's why.

One commenter wrote:
"...Break the law and be prepared for the consequences."

In other words, street-level electro-torture of suspects is considered acceptable.

This interpretation of the comment is absolutely and perfectly accurate.

Grade 6 Civics classes need to be given higher priority.

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