The Mero Moment for May 7, 2015: Baltimore and Civil Unrest

In this week’s episode of The Mero Moment, Paul Mero discusses Baltimore, civil unrest, and conservative and  progressive policy responses. The Mero Moment is originally broadcast on KVNU’s For the People each Thursday and is presented on Utah Politico Hub with permission. listen to ‘The Mero Moment for May 7, 2015, featuring Paul Mero and presented by Utah Politico Hub. #UTpol’ on audioBoom

Ferguson and the Rise of the Police State [Hub Debate]

The local news and internet sites have been rife with images that taken independently seem a matter of course. However, looked at cumulatively a different story might emerge. The images are of men and material of an increasingly military nature being acquired by law enforcement agencies across the country. The events in Ferguson, Missouri over the last week might be illustration number one of a shifting future of law enforcement in America Traditionally, the policeman has been an admirable position in American society. The baby boom generation of the fifties…