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It's Time to Recall Mayor Tomas Regalado

Uncle

Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme

Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for

Miami New Times. This week, Luke calls out Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado.

Miami really needs to get rid of Mayor Tomas Regalado. It's time to recall

his ass. Last week, while being interviewed by Spanish-language TV

station Channel 41, America Teve, he proclaimed that cops sweeping for

criminals in Overtown, Liberty City, and Little Haiti would "meet

violence with violence." Watch the clip for yourself. 


He didn't make that comment during any of his

interviews with the English-speaking media outlets because he knows he's

talking to a different audience in Spanish.

How in hell can he, the top elected official in the city, justify that the

police meet violence with violence? What happened to "serve and

protect"?

Every police training academy teaches future cops that using

their firearms is a last resort.

But Regalado wants to turn Miami's

inner city into his personal Iraq. He is the one responsible for turning

the police loose in District 5, where cops shot a 16-year-old boy they

claim pulled a gun on them two weeks ago.

Last week the same officer who shot the teenager was involved in the gun battle that killed another

young man Miami police claim was armed with a shotgun.

The folks living

in those condos on Brickell Avenue and Biscayne Boulevard better make

sure little Bobby ain't running around the streets with a water pistol,

or else he might end up shot by a police officer.

The

mayor doesn't seem to realize there is an entity called the U.S.

Department of Justice to deal with people like him. The DOJ has come to

Miami before to root out corrupt cops who planted guns on suspects after

they were shot.

If Regalado is not careful, he might find himself in

the middle of an investigation at a time the city is already reeling

from a federal probe into Miami's finances.

Follow Luke on Twitter at: @unclelukereal1.


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