GM made the unofficial official today, cutting the price of the 2014 Chevrolet Volt to $34,995 — $5,000 less than the 2013 model. What they didn't say was, "We sort of did that a few months ago, but without shouting it from the rooftops, it didn't have the effect we hoped for." So now the secret is out. And if history is a guide, it should help, although perhaps not dramatically.
Recent data from Minneapolis show an increase in shooting crimes but not other crimes, the same pattern as in Chicago in 2016. The likely reason is a reduction in police street stops, just as in Chicago in 2016.
Narcissists, Psychopaths, and Manipulators Are More Likely To Engage in 'Virtuous Victim Signaling,' Says Study
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Dallas Cops Who Joked About Pinning a Man to the Ground Until He Stopped Breathing Get Qualified Immunity
The decision vividly illustrates how the doctrine shields police from accountability for using excessive force.
I was one of the 153 signers and am a veteran of the Twitter wars. But even I was taken aback by the swift, virulent response.