All John Paul Quintero had to do was obey the officers’ orders. His dad did.
Wichita: So close to Ferguson. Why did Wichita police repeat the act and create a new problem here? They had many nonlethal options before shooting Quintero.
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Here is how to never get shot by the police: Do what they tell you.
Law enforcement is the largest gang in America. They are murdering people – innocent or criminals – at an alarming rate, just as gangs do. And they are not being held accountable. Someone not complying or being belligerent should not be shot.
While the general public has minutes, hours or days to evaluate, a cop has just parts of a second to make that decision based on his experiences in dealing with the worst people you’d ever meet.
If the young man had been acting as he should have, and not threatening people, the police would never have been called.
I am thankful the two police officers involved the shooting Saturday night were both able to return home safely to their families.
If a kid is living in a house, any house, he is not “homeless.” If they are camped under the bridge, they are homeless. What a misleading editorial (“More homeless students,” Jan. 6 Eagle editorial).
You buy the latest state of the art voting machines for $2.2 million, and 10 years later (used about 30 times) they are worn out and you need to replace them. Do the math on cost per times used. Someone has a brother-in-law who makes voting machines.
Sedgwick County didn’t buy the old IRS building; the taxpayers of Sedgwick County did. It’s another example of Big Brother expanding downtown.
I am now for dismantling the EPA to pursue more oil, gas and coal burning. I am for more money in politics, more war and eliminating corporate taxes. Revive the thinking that got us here in the first place, because it’s President Obama’s fault, and we know it.
Mr. President: Time to solidify your legacy by thinking about us instead of only yourself.
I believe we have the only city/state name that is an obvious oxymoron: Liberal, Kansas.
Please, people. When you need a catch phrase about the gullibility of a certain group, stop using “then I’ve got a bridge to sell you.” It’s an old and tired line. Come up with something fresh and creative. Wake up and smell the coffee, folks.
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