Brickbat: Ain't That a Kick in the Head
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Officials in Orangeburg, South Carolina, have agreed to pay $650,000 to Clarence Gailyard, who was stomped on his head and neck by a city police officer. Gailyard was walking with a stick wrapped in tape that someone mistook for a firearm. That person called 911. Officer David Lance Dukes responded and ordered Gailyard to the ground. Gailyard, who walks with a cane and has pins and rods in one leg, did not comply quickly enough for Dukes, who stomped his head into the ground. Dukes was fired and...

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