March 29, 2017 Open Thread

Filed in Delaware, Open Thread by on March 29, 2017

Delaware immigrants perceive greater threat (link)

NCCo Executive Matt Meyer: No tax hike in coming year (link)

Delaware bill pushes changes to charter school rules (link)

Man shot in the head Tuesday afternoon in Wilmington (link)

Steele named Indian River superintendent (link)

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  1. RE Vanella says:

    In case you missed it the News Journal ran this AP story on 14A (after the obit) in today’s print edition:

    File under “W” for ‘Why there are riots in prisons.”

    “According to court records, Stevens allegedly reported to emergency sick call with severe abdominal pain and was returned to general population after being given a 400 milligram Motrin pill and two antacid tablets. He was found dead in his cell two days later.”

    Also note he was “being held in connection with” rather than serving time having been found guilty of.

  2. RE Vanella says:

    Also of note, The Nation has published a second excerpt of Chris Hayes’ new book “A Colony in a Nation.” The first excerpt was published in Vanity Fair.

    I will be buying this book today from the Ninth Street Book Shop.

    “But as a principle of American self-governance, ‘do what the cops say’ is a pretty strange unofficial motto. This great land of ours was founded by men who, to borrow a phrase, refused to comply, who not only resisted lawful orders but rebelled against the government that issued them. Colonists chased the king’s officers through the streets, beat them, tarred and feathered them, and wheeled them through town for all to mock and shame. As distant as it may seem now, that’s our national heritage when it comes to ‘lawful orders.’”