Posts tagged "Trayvon Martin"

Silent Remains

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Presumption of the shooter’s innocence relied heavily on an assumption that the unarmed, black teenager ultimately shot to death was guilty not only of acting as the initial aggressor, but also escalating the conflict to a point where lethal force was necessary to resolve it…

Security Blanket

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Security Blanket

Fear and irrationality were the themes on my mind, going into this cartoon. That got me thinking about “security blankets,” of which the one belonging to Linus in Peanuts is surely the most well-known example…