Gravitas is dead

Here lies gravitas: date of death unknown. Born of necessity and exuded in our Founding Fathers, gravitas drove the creation of our Constitution and the protection of our individual liberties. For centuries, it also fostered respect for the rule of law and was a required trait in those who sought the public’s trust. Its aliases were dignity, seriousness, and solemnity, which have perished beside it in the halls of government across the United States.

Facebook video shows traffic stop of black man in rural Kansas town

A video posted to Facebook by Rudy Samuels shows the traffic stop in Winfield, Kan. where officers found 'vegetation' on his window and forcibly removed him from his vehicle.
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