Check Sums

As part of my job, I read too many government reports. Most of them are available online and can be downloaded without charge. Downloads are generally in PDF format, though occasionally a press release or speech is available only as a Microsoft DOC (I haven’t encountered the newer DOCX format yet). Checking document properties, it’s […]

End Result

Cops planted fake bombs, then ‘discovered’ them, in order to get promotion. A cop was involved in blackmail. Cops coerced a man to make a false witness report. As a result, twelve innocent people were arrested for murder. Several of them were mistreated in custody, and the cops obtained a false confession. Cops harassed those […]

Full Circle

It’s easy to forget what things were like in June 2000. Back then, allegations of Garda corruption sounded like a madman’s ravings. Who would believe Gardaí were involved in harebrained blackmail plots, or planted fake bombs to promote their careers? Since June 2000, Judge Morris found those things happened. In the district court, Frank McBrearty […]