Tom Lasser

NYPD Union Tells Cops To Ask Supervisor Permission Before Arresting Anybody

by Sandy Malone The police union put out a memo warning officers to follow NYPD protocols exactly, no matter how much time it wastes. New York, NY – The police union put out a list of guidelines for officers to follow on Monday after New York Police Department (NYPD) Commissioner James O’Neill fired  Officer Daniel…

Derailing the Bullet Train

A decade ago, shortly after California voters narrowly approved a $9.95 billion bond issue to finance a statewide bullet train system, an official involved in early planning for the project confided a dirty little secret. While a 200-mile-per-hour bullet train was the sizzle sold to voters, he told me, the unspoken motive was getting more…