Logos on Cop Cars Other than *To Protect and Serve* ie Punisher or *In God We Trust*Somervell County Salon-Glen Rose, Rainbow, Nemo, Glass....Texas


 

Logos on Cop Cars Other than *To Protect and Serve* ie Punisher or *In God We Trust*
 


17 July 2019 at 9:57:35 AM
salon

I really like the Punisher movie that stars Thomas Jane, wrote about it in 2008.  The point of the Punisher is that the system of law has failed, and therefore Frank Castle must go outside the law to get justice. No system of law, in my book, should be doing the opposite, ie, deciding that to be vigilantes instead of working within the system of law is to be honored. Using it on a cop car implies that the cops are out to kill people instead of uphodling the law and system of justice. The character Frank Castle himself has said basically to knock it off in the new Punisher comic. 

And Punisher Creator Gerry Conway says it's *disturbing* to see authority figures embrace the vigilante.

And yet, that's what some police departments around the country are doing by putting a Punisher logo on their social media pages or cop cars. In Kentucky, for example, it was discovered in 2017 that cops were putting decals on their cars that were a design of the Punisher's skull logo with Blue lives Matter slogan.  Amazingly, those decals were approved by the city council and mayor. In St Louis,the cop union wanted to excuse the police from using those logos but Police Chief Hayden has the right idea 

It's surprising to me that any police entity would want to put something on a cop car that purposely either puts out an idea that the police are stone cold vigilante lovers or that seek to pierce the wall that separates church and state by putting an "In God We Trust" on police vehicles. Here's the problem. A lot of people do not know that "In God We Trust" has no meaning to the government at all aside from being a motto. At least a percentage of citizens believe that the police are allied with a religion and God. But which God? Any old god, apparently. The courts have said when you see "In God We Trust" on something, say, money, it is not really religious but ceremonial deism. That argument is ridiculous. What if a person believes in many gods? Or no gods? And in the case of the police, why is law enforcement attempting to push a religious view on its citizens? What, if I don't, and I don't, believe in god, the police are not for me, or will treat me differently since their motto clearly says they want the entire county of Somervell to trust (one) god? It's pushy and the flip side of having a Punisher logo on a cop car. 

Becuase that's what police want? Either to be seen as vigilantes or bigots? 

 


Permalink Tags:          
     Views: 309 
Latest Blog Post by salon -About the Out of District Clinics Glen Rose Medical Center is running under Somervell County Hospital DISTRICT auspices

 You! Leave a Comment! You Know you Want To!
You must be a registered member to comment on the blog.
Your first post is held pending approval to make sure you're not a spammer bot

 Not registered? Or you can login!

LOGON - Name:Password:

New poster comments are moderated, meaning they won't show up until approved... or not.  Be patient-we have lives outside this blog, so it might take awhile You want to be rude? totally stupid? inappropriate? Racist? Bigoted? Flame war baiter? Your post may be deleted. Spammers or people posting pretend interest comments but really wanting to hawk their latest book or sell stuff or govt propaganda flacks won't see their posts published. Comments do not necessarily reflect the viewpoint of the site owner(salon).
If you have a problem with logging in or registering, please speak up right away. Love your comments. Oh, except spammers
More on commenting



Click Here for Main Page



Guest
Today Is  
Friday, August 23, 2019





Latest Posts

About the Out of District Clinics Glen Rose Medical Center is running under Somervell County Hospital DISTRICT auspices
salon 8/21/2019

Albert and Shelly Turk apparently got a settlement amount from Somervell County Hospital District
salon 8/21/2019

Trump is now calling himself the *Chosen one* and by reference *King of Israel*
salon 8/21/2019

What's up in Trump's Swamp for August 17 2019?
salon 8/17/2019

Trump Continues to be a dirt-bag racist - 7/20/2019
salon 7/20/2019

US House Passes Resolution Calling Donald Trump's Comments Racist (7/16/2019)
salon 7/17/2019


More Blog Headlines
 



Comments

salon > Quick update on this, via Pacer-Click on pic to see larger (Turk Case Update- Telephone Conference Hearing Set for March 8 2019 )

salon > Lance Been awhile. Send me an email at salon@glenrose.net with the names of who you're talking about, above. Also, the newspaper editor is no longer local, ie officed here, but the paper is run.... (What Happened to Jerry Jacene? )

LanceHall > I'd love to see the Hotel Guest books and see if Jacene's name shows up long before he officially *found* the tracks.  I'd like to know if the Visitor's Bureau has emails wit.... (What Happened to Jerry Jacene? )

LanceHall > I see the land or that part of it is now in the hands of Glen Rose's own Corky Underwood. Is Jacene still involved?   I had already informed the Visitor Bureau manager (who's.... (What Happened to Jerry Jacene? )








Home | Blog Home | About | News | Piazza | Calendar | Audio/Video/Open Rec | Search
Write!  |profile | quotes |
top Daily | top Weekly |top Month | top Year | Top All! | archives | subscribe RSS

 

%>