Tag: protest

Innocence Project Fundraiser

In this two-part episode of hotlou happy hour, hotlou gives you his best Netflix recommendations! He talks about the real story behind “When They See Us” and the Central Park Five, as well as other examples of poorly handled cases failed by the justice system. For more information about victims of false accusations victims and …

Trump Cures Coronavirus?

Today hotlou covers the latest in Trump’s medical “breakthroughs”. The new theory is that if we cease testing, coronavirus will cease to exist. Not sound logic, but it creates great memes. Is Trump purposefully trolling the public? hotlou also covers the latest in police reform and debates the issue with his loyal LOUnatics. You can …

Rayshard Brooks and the Supreme Court

Today on hotlou happy hour we cover two big headlines: the death of Rayshard Brooks and the Supreme Court Ruling on discrimination against transgender and homosexual people. We break down all the footage online of the police shooting of Rayshard Brooks. Were the police escalating? Was the shooting justified? Then, we read Supreme Court Justice …

Dave Chappelle on Black Lives Matter

Today on hotlou happy hour we try to stay rage-free and look to the good news of the day. We also discuss Dave Chapelle’s new Netflix feature on recent events. You can also watch this hotlou happy hour on the hotlou.com Facebook page. And tune in every weekday at 5pm EDT/4pm CDT. In addition, check …

Christopher Columbus is DEAD!

Across the country, Columbus statues are being decapitated and destroyed and new protests emerge over our heroes of American history. hotlou and hot Mike #3 debate whether it’s time for Columbus to sail off from his pedestal. hotlou also discusses his perspective on Columbus, growing up on an Indian Reservation. What is the true history …

Are Some Cops Just Bad Apples?

Is the issue with police a matter of just a few bad apples? hotlou dives into the controversial statements of police union leaders Bob Kroll and Michael O’Meara. The debate continues over what to do with these “bad apple” cops and hotlou asks, “Do a few bad apples spoil the bunch?” You can also watch …

Defund the Police?

Protests in Minnesota are more alive than ever with Minneapolis mayor Jacob Frey rejecting the city council’s push to defund the police. Is defunding police inevitable or is there other reform people should be fighting for? hotlou and hot Mike #3 discuss who has the power to abolish the police and the statistics behind police …

Tiananmen Square Protests Anniversary

Today on hotlou happy hour, we reflect on the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Protests as protests closer to home continue. ¬† Plus, we give updates on the George Floyd murder, how COVID-19 fits into this mess, Trump’s potentially crumbling relationship with the military, and Mark Zuckerberg’s untimely death (not really tho). Links to …

Breaking Down Police Immunity

Why are police officers so hard to hold accountable? Today Patrick Jaicomo and Anya Bidwell, both attorneys for the¬†Institute for Justice, join hotlou happy hour with answers. They have been fighting against “qualified immunity” which protects police officers from liability and any risk of consequences. Their battle for justice on behalf of James King is …

Police Reform NOW

Every problem needs a solution. Today we talk about how to begin to fix our police system in America. As the protests march on, we tackle what police reform looks like, where it should come from, and what we can do to help. Not to mention, breaking news relating to Carole Baskin taking over Joe …