Pugilistic Stance

Why Are Police Becoming More Like Soldiers?

ISN (blog) | Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:52:30 -0700

When civilian police adopt and apply the military model, we see the result as in Ferguson, Missouri—a heavily armed, pugilistic stance towards the people they are charged to serve and protect. The distinction between domestic and external security ...

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Fit Fighters opens with a punch

Valdosta Daily Times | Sun, 14 Sep 2014 03:07:30 -0700

REMERTON — Boxing has a lot of names — pugilism, the sweet science, a gentleman's sport — but at its core, it's about two people coming together in the ring. Fit Fighters Fitness is also a story of two people coming together. Jose Perez found boxing ...

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Garda and prison officer found not guilty after brawl

Limerick Leader | Sun, 14 Sep 2014 01:05:11 -0700

During what was described as a “running street fight” Mr McCarthy can be seen adopting, what state solicitor Michael Murray described as a “pugilistic style” boxing stance. In his evidence, Inspector Seamus Ruane, who was assigned to investigate the ...

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Along the road to Gundagai

South China Morning Post (subscription) | Sat, 06 Sep 2014 08:11:15 -0700

Perhaps that is because the kangaroo is such a showoff, with its incessant bouncing and pugilistic stances, whereas the wombat is dignified, keeping to itself underground, where, I'm glad to say, it creates a lot of damage, leaving crushed enemy-heads ...

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