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The Dorner Manifesto

By March 5, 2013

The following column was written Feb. 24. In the news business, yesterday’s news is — well, no longer news. It’s stale, old and useless. Yet this rush for what’s new often ignores that which bears closer scrutiny. I speak of the memorandum written by the Los Angeles Police Department’s former elite officer, Christopher Jordan Dorner, […]


LAPD vs. Chris Dorner: The real state of the union

By February 13, 2013

Feb. 13 — President Obama’s annual speech to Congress was overshadowed by events far more revealing of the true “state of the union” than any politician’s hollow rhetoric. On the West Coast, in the hours before the president’s speech on Feb. 12, police lay siege to Christopher Dorner and likely killed him in cold blood. […]


Chickens come home to roost: Chris Dorner & Los Angeles police brutality

By February 11, 2013

Los Angeles — To protect and serve? For a growing number of Los Angeles residents, that motto is now in question. This stems from recent incidents involving Chris Dorner, a former Los Angeles Police Department officer and veteran, incidents which have apparently made it acceptable for police to target with deadly force those whom they deem […]