Suppose you’re in a battlefield with bad guys coming at you full force and you have the means of stopping them, but, while calling your own troops names, you pull them off the field, letting the bad guys have their murderous way.

That’s not that far from what we’ve done in the United States of America with cops, and we thus have had an egregious homicide rise. Guess who pays the most: our Black American citizens.

About the writer: Jay Ambrose is an op-ed columnist for the Tribune News Service. Readers may email him at

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Yea, Buddy

Guns and cops are needed for a free America.

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