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‘Throw Them Up Against The Wall’: Bloomberg Aggressively Defended ‘Stop And Frisk’ In 2015

In 2015, Michael Bloomberg defended ‘stop and frisk’ while acknowledging that it led to disproportionately more arrests of black and Hispanic men. Bloomberg also asserted that in order to cut down gun crimes, it was necessary to “throw” minority men “up against the wall and frisk them.”  His past support for the policy was widely expected to be a political ...

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Bloomberg Apologizes For Stop-And-Frisk Ahead Of Debates: ‘I Got Something Important Really Wrong’

Former mayor of New York Mike Bloomberg apologized Sunday for his previous stances on “stop-and-frisk” police strategies. Bloomberg, who is reportedly pondering joining the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential primary, formerly embraced the “stop-and-frisk” strategy as Mayor of New York, though critics said that the policy disproportionately impacts people of color. But he reversed his stance on the policy ...

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Saturday Night Cigar Lounge with Taylor – August 17th

When:Saturday, August 17th, 10pm Eastern/7pm Pacific Where: Saturday Night Cigar Lounge with Taylor on Blog Talk Radio What: Saturday nights were meant for cigars and politics. Hear Taylor and his co-host Liz Harrison talk about everything from the past week – from politics, to news, to books, and entertainment. Whatever comes to mind, and of course, sobriety is not likely. ...

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