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Fri Feb 8, 2013, 05:00 PM

Internet groups form in support of fugitive ex-cop

Just hours after police named the subject of what has become one of the largest manhunts in California's history, social media groups have sprung up in support of the fugitive ex-cop, Christopher Dorner. Believed to be responsible for at least three murders and several assaults in recent days, Dorner's whereabouts are currently unknown and he is considered armed and extremely dangerous. Meanwhile, his Facebook "manifesto" has garnered much attention for its anti-police corruption rantings.

As of late Thursday night, there are already at least five different pages that have been started on Facebook in support of Dorner, who was an LAPD officer from 2005 to 2008. One page with over 800 "likes" states, "A man with morals and a hero. A real rebel with a cause...Have respect for a man who is willing to die for something instead of living for nothing." Another page entitled, Chris Dorner and the Revolution states, "Mr. Chris Dorner is currently being hunted down by the LAPD. This page has been created in support of his revolt and the sustaining of his life along with the needed eradication of police corruption."

In reaction to the outrage expressed in some comments, one Facebook page host replied, "I agree killing innocent people is not a good way to get a point across. But do you guys complain when we do it in other countries to men women and children?"

Fired from the LAPD in 2008 and later stripped of his position as a Navy Reservist, Mr. Dorner's spree of attacks began on the evening of February 3 in Irvine with the slaying of Monica Quan and Keith Lawrence, and continued in the early morning hours of February 7 with the attack of two officers in Corona, and the ambush of two Riverside officers shortly after, resulting in one death.


http://www.examiner.com/article/internet-groups-form-support-of-fugitive-ex-cop

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Response to The Straight Story (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 05:02 PM

1. This is a real commentary on the reputation of the LAPD.

Its well-earned reputation, I might add.

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Response to Comrade Grumpy (Reply #1)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 05:05 PM

2. Yup

But expect a few to have a moment of whoosh!!!!

I don't live n la. I know this well earned reputation.

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Response to Comrade Grumpy (Reply #1)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 05:12 PM

3. +1 I expect people to start calling in false Dorner sightings

just to mess with the same LAPD that's gone so out of its way to mess with citizens.

I've seen a lot of encouragement for Dorner on the web. That's not a good sign for the LAPD.

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Response to Catherina (Reply #3)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 06:00 PM

7. that's just going to get innocent people killed..

see the paper delivery women for reference. they were fortunate to live, and will be set for life, aside from their PTSD.

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Response to Catherina (Reply #3)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 06:06 PM

9. people do that because they are assholes, they do things like that all the time

police always give false info, especially when it gets a lot of attention.

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Response to The Straight Story (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 05:13 PM

4. Plenty here who should join up.

I think the guy is a murderous lunatic with a grandiose and narcissistic view of his own world.
Fuck him.

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Response to zappaman (Reply #4)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 05:28 PM

6. No, no, no, no, you've got it all wrong!!!

Dorner is an AMERICAN HERO! He just wants JUSTICE!! I mean, how JUST it was of him to kill that big, bad basketball coach!!!!


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Response to zappaman (Reply #4)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 06:03 PM

8. Indeed. It's the usual suspects. nt

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Response to The Straight Story (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 05:15 PM

5. Wonder how long it'll take for Dorner to achieve folk hero status?

And yes, the LAPD does not have a lot of fans out there. In no way do I advocate killing innocent cops, but I know some people are definitely feeding off of Dorner's rage.

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Response to The Straight Story (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 06:49 PM

10. He's not a folk hero. He's an angry, depressed, and disturbed guy who just happens to have a point

 

about LAPD.

There's no excuse for killing the daughter and future son-in-law of the guy you're mad at. That's mafia tactics. If he wanted to clear his name, he could have gone to the media. Apparently, many LAPD officers have been in touch with a local LA journalist talking about the racism and corruption at LAPD. This journalist was interviewed on the Bill Carroll show on KFI in LA in the @:00 hour: http://www.kfiam640.com/pages/billcarroll.html

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Response to The Straight Story (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 08:31 PM

11. Yeah, too bad he turned out to be a

homicidal maniac.

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Response to The Straight Story (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 08:58 PM

12. People were also cheering murderer O J Simpson as he fled from authorities.

There is always this crowd that seems to cheer on murderers. Esp if they're famous.

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