All in a Day’s Work

Spreading goodwill and Christmas cheer there in Arizona. She said she is angry with Gilbert and Scottsdale police and blames them for the fire that destroyed her parents' home of 35 years. "This is wrong," she said. "They threw my parents on the street as if they were criminals." Thirty-five years they've been here," she said. "Thirty-five years." 73-yr-old Salvador Celaya's home of 35 years is burned to the ground, started by a police flash-bang grenade, while the person and the evidence they had planned to find there was no where to be found. But Celaya can take comfort, this Christmas. Duncan said Gilbert police will conduct an inquiry to determine if proper procedures were followed. Phoenix Fire Department investigators have not determined the cause of the blaze. Because, you know, if "proper procedures" were and are followed, then consequences just don't matter at all. They were just, y'know, "doing their jobs," and all that. If you don't like it, then vote, and take the matter up with your elected representatives. You might add a prayer in there; that in the meantime, you or your home aren't caught in the crossfire. Oh, well, hell, here's a Christmas bonus for you....

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Richard Nikoley

I'm Richard Nikoley. Free The Animal began in 2003 and as of 2022, contains over 5,000 posts. I blog what I wish...from health, diet, and food to travel and lifestyle; to politics, social antagonism, expat-living location and time independent—while you sleep—income. I celebrate the audacity and hubris to live by your own exclusive authority and take your own chances. Read More
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