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Hands-on with HTC’s RE action camera and Desire Eye smartphone

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HTC announced two image-focused products at its Double Exposure event on Wednesday: the RE action camera and the selfie-taking Desire Eye phone. Here are our hands-on impressions with the devices. RE The RE camera’s round shape fits well in the hand, but I’m not sold on the look. It might still grow on me, but my first impression is it feels too much like an inhaler or one of those spy gadget mini-periscopes. The camera also ends up compromising wearability in favor of ergonomics. The RE armband looked positively awkward on the event models, as if they had strapped a water pick on their…

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Rand Paul: Scene in Ferguson Resembles “War More Than Traditional Police Action”

Source: reason.com – Thursday, August 14, 2014
Here's Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) responding to the ongoing strife in Ferguson, Missouri following the police shooting of Michael Brown. In an op-ed for Time , he writes : Anyone who thinks that race does not skew the application of criminal justice in this country is just not paying close enough attention. And the root of the problem is big government. The shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown is an awful tragedy that continues to send shockwaves through the community of Ferguson, Missouri and across the nation. If I had been told to get out of the street as a teenager, there would have been a distinct possibility that I might have smarted off. But, I wouldn’t have expected to be shot. The outrage in Ferguson is understandable—though there is never an excuse for rioting or looting. There is a legitimate role for the police to keep the peace, but there should be a difference between a police response and a military response. The images and scenes we continue to see in Ferguson resemble war more than traditional police action. Paul goes on to say that "there is a systemic problem with today's law enforcement" and that local police have been militarized thanks to the use of "federal dollars to help municipal governments build what are essentially small armies—where police departments compete to acquire military gear that goes far beyond what most of Americans think of as law enforcement." Read the whole thing at Time here. Last night, G

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July Day of Action Phone Bank- Evansville

July Day of Action Phone Bank- Evansville
Event on 2014-07-12 08:30:00

Join AFP-Indiana for our July 12 National Day of Action as we make phone calls to see where folks stand on issues like Obamacare, Taxes, and Government Spending. 

8:30: Breakfast and Training

9-11: Phone Banking with fellow volunteers

at Conference Room
815 John St
Evansville, United States