Before joining the Cleveland police force, Timothy Loehmann was almost fired from his job as a patrolman in Independence, Ohio. His records cite “a lack of maturity, indiscretion and not following instructions.” Cleveland Police confirmed to BuzzFeed News that they did not review his personnel file from Independence, adding “there is no written policy mandating a review of an applicant’s previous employer personnel file.”
Scotland is deciding its future. The nation has a long history of making waves.
Anti-independence campaigners are quietly confident about their chances in the referendum. Tomorrow they’ll find out whether they’re right.
The prime minister also declared “emphatically” that he would not resign if Scotland voted for independence.
The latest polls shows that Scottish nationalists are getting awfully close to overtaking the No campaign.
The Vote No campaign really needs to up its game.
For the first five minutes, at least.
Because it’s no coincidence that the word “smother” has the word “mother” in it.
Though they are not for or against a change in flag, the Flag Institute have come up with some ideas for what a Scotland-less Union Flag might look like to start a conversation on the matter. So this is us having a conversation.
Someone should add “The right to be fierce as hell” into the Declaration of Independence. Thanks to Publius-Esquire for all of the filthy history lessons.