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Sun Jun 10, 2012, 01:44 PM

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Reply why you consent to nothing (Original post)
me b zola Jun 2012 OP
Lionessa Jun 2012 #1
Beartracks Jun 2012 #15
Plucketeer Jun 2012 #2
Dont call me Shirley Jun 2012 #12
Hassin Bin Sober Jun 2012 #22
truebrit71 Jun 2012 #25
valerief Jun 2012 #3
ret5hd Jun 2012 #4
Magoo48 Jun 2012 #7
Spitfire of ATJ Jun 2012 #27
MindMover Jun 2012 #5
xtraxritical Jun 2012 #6
Ian David Jun 2012 #8
dotymed Jun 2012 #9
RC Jun 2012 #10
Dont call me Shirley Jun 2012 #11
nilram Jun 2012 #13
Populist_Prole Jun 2012 #14
limpyhobbler Jun 2012 #16
cyberpj Jun 2012 #17
Bucky Jun 2012 #23
Iggo Jun 2012 #18
snappyturtle Jun 2012 #19
TatonkaJames Jun 2012 #20
truebrit71 Jun 2012 #21
Bucky Jun 2012 #24
Courtesy Flush Jun 2012 #26

Response to me b zola (Original post)

Sun Jun 10, 2012, 02:04 PM

1. Not only does the video show the inanity of USA police forces,

 

the narrator does an excellent job of displaying how the world looks at us these days.

Both are entirely humiliiating, I have no idea how anyone can ever claim pride in USA or claim exceptionalism of any value, any more we only exceed in acts of irrational violence and the suppression of civil rights.

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Response to Lionessa (Reply #1)

Sun Jun 10, 2012, 04:49 PM

15. It seems we DEMAND respect instead of constantly working to EARN it.

We were #1 once, and we earned the respect of the world.

Now it seems we spend more time reminding others that "we're #1" instead of actually being #1, resting on our laurels like a has-been celebrity screaming at the maitre d, "Don't you know who I am?!"

Blind nationalism and loyalism isn't the same thing as patriotism.

I saw a comment somewhere that compared the whole "we're #1 no matter what" craze to the insane cheering of rabid football fans. To so many conservatives, it's like politics is just a game to be won, and our country is the football.

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Response to me b zola (Original post)

Sun Jun 10, 2012, 02:04 PM

2. I like the commentator's assessment

"A microcosm of America's foreign policy" Sho nuff! It's also a condensed version of domestic law enforcement. Some poor shluck bringin' his mom home from work, so they both get tortured. Meanwhile, Wall St. moguls grab vaultfuls of taxpayer dollars, evict hard-working sorts from their homes and cause WHO KNOWS how many suicides and alcoholics - and they're treated to bonuses.

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Response to Plucketeer (Reply #2)

Sun Jun 10, 2012, 04:17 PM

12. Uh, same as the british foreign policy.

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Response to Dont call me Shirley (Reply #12)

Mon Jun 11, 2012, 02:59 PM

22. Surely you must be joking.

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Response to Dont call me Shirley (Reply #12)

Mon Jun 11, 2012, 04:57 PM

25. Um, no and stuff....and stop calling me Shirley...

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Response to me b zola (Original post)

Sun Jun 10, 2012, 02:06 PM

3. Appalling, appalling, appalling. Remember when cops were the good guys? nt

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Response to valerief (Reply #3)

Sun Jun 10, 2012, 02:17 PM

4. No.

When exactly was that?
the '50s?
the '30s?
the 1860s?

sorry, i really don't remember a time the cops were the good guys.

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Response to valerief (Reply #3)

Sun Jun 10, 2012, 03:18 PM

7. No

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Response to valerief (Reply #3)

Tue Jun 12, 2012, 08:39 PM

27. "Remember when cops were the good guys?"

I do.

It wasn't that long ago either.

It was back in the days when shows like "Adam 12" and "C.H.I.P.s" was on the air. Those shows attracted college students to join the force that had the two qualities Carlin talked about - Intelligence and decency.

Now the big show is called C.O.P.S. where poor people are slammed to the ground. That show attracts a bunch of thugs from the high school wrestling team.

We need to deprogram our cops to stop believing "it's a war zone out there".

It's not.

It's a neighborhood.

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Response to me b zola (Original post)

Sun Jun 10, 2012, 02:29 PM

5. To many cops in one area....it is called group mentality, and in

this case, it went all wrong.....

cops should be punished....and fined and citizens should get there day in court....

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Response to me b zola (Original post)

Sun Jun 10, 2012, 03:14 PM

6. oink oink

 

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Response to me b zola (Original post)

Sun Jun 10, 2012, 03:54 PM

8. I wonder if the reason they brought in so many cops...

... was to block the view of the dashboard camera?

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Response to me b zola (Original post)

Sun Jun 10, 2012, 04:02 PM

9. What will it take for all Americans

to actively protest our police state, and end it? We have no civil rights..just ask any cop and he/she will tell you.

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Response to me b zola (Original post)

Sun Jun 10, 2012, 04:15 PM

10. What the hell...??!

 

Must not of been obviously rich enough or white enough or both.

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Response to me b zola (Original post)

Sun Jun 10, 2012, 04:16 PM

11. OMG, Amerikkkan police: Psychopaths only need apply

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Response to me b zola (Original post)

Sun Jun 10, 2012, 04:17 PM

13. "almost like a microcosm of America's foreign policy"

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Response to me b zola (Original post)

Sun Jun 10, 2012, 04:37 PM

14. Those cops were just mad because he wasn't cowering to their authority

He was not in any way rude or flippant. In short, he was behaving like a citizen should when confronted by "the man", and not some timid being spewing an unending succession of "Yes sirs".

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Response to me b zola (Original post)

Sun Jun 10, 2012, 05:40 PM

16. The worst part is there is never any justice for this type of thing.

These cops should be fired. This guy and the mom should get big fat cash settlements. It won't happen though.

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Response to me b zola (Original post)

Sun Jun 10, 2012, 10:10 PM

17. Why everyone HATES driving through GEORGIA. And now the world knows it too. nt

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Response to cyberpj (Reply #17)

Mon Jun 11, 2012, 03:17 PM

23. I think this video was made in South Carolina

Yeah, I know...

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Response to me b zola (Original post)

Mon Jun 11, 2012, 12:56 AM

18. Yay, Cops!

They're the best!

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Response to me b zola (Original post)

Mon Jun 11, 2012, 09:03 AM

19. I only made to the taser part. Just horrifying the police

can do this.

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Response to me b zola (Original post)

Mon Jun 11, 2012, 09:26 AM

20. All part of Gearing up

for when it all falls apart. They're breeding these guys to have no feelings or emotions.

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Response to me b zola (Original post)

Mon Jun 11, 2012, 01:50 PM

21. Any idea what happened after this?

One hopes that the filthy lying pigs lost their jobs, but I highly doubt it...Any ideas?

Oh and yeah, FUCK THE POLICE...

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Response to me b zola (Original post)

Mon Jun 11, 2012, 03:19 PM

24. Tasers are the gateway drug to pepper spray

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Response to me b zola (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2012, 12:31 PM

26. Any link to a news story?

I've searched, but can't find any information about this. Were the police disciplined in any way?

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