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93. "drooling idiots in the States "
Many of these people claim to be from the UK and were offended that we even questioned their government. Scary indeed.
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  -Brazilian did not wear bulky jacket IndianaGreen  Jul-27-05 10:37 PM   #0 
  - The BBC had initially reported that he was wearing a windbreaker  Kathy in Cambridge   Jul-27-05 10:40 PM   #1 
  - thanks for that bit of info..i had missed that at the time...  Monkie   Jul-28-05 04:59 AM   #11 
  - I thought it was really strange that  zidzi   Jul-27-05 10:42 PM   #2 
  - guilty of running while brown?  truthisfreedom   Jul-27-05 10:49 PM   #3 
  - Stats covering deaths with or after contact with Police 2003-2004  Guy_Montag   Jul-28-05 07:05 AM   #39 
     - Enviable even-handedness, much better than the US record (nt)  Mairead   Jul-28-05 07:36 AM   #54 
     - & only one was shot n/t  Guy_Montag   Jul-28-05 08:02 AM   #62 
     - how is that even handed?  tk2kewl   Jul-28-05 11:32 AM   #97 
        - The sample is, thankfully, very small  Guy_Montag   Jul-28-05 11:42 AM   #99 
     - Good data  jwcomer   Jul-28-05 11:16 AM   #95 
  - I think we've seen the end of the war on terror  Erika   Jul-27-05 10:57 PM   #4 
  - You're very optimistic  PunkPop   Jul-28-05 08:33 AM   #66 
  - Not strange for a Brazilian (Equator) to wear a coat in London  osaMABUSh   Jul-27-05 11:01 PM   #5 
  - The bobbies lost their credibility when they let him get on a bus  soothsayer   Jul-28-05 01:05 AM   #6 
  - not bobbies, me thinks  rman   Jul-28-05 05:21 AM   #14 
  - Indeed. The bus thing is just perplexing.  Zhade   Jul-28-05 08:18 PM   #137 
     - It's been said they wanted to see who he might lead them to  lockdown   Jul-28-05 10:58 PM   #148 
        - So much effort to dramatize the poor police victims in this, . . .  The Stranger   Jul-29-05 08:16 AM   #180 
        - Yes of course  oscarmitre   Jul-29-05 10:42 AM   #191 
           - Pardon me? Someone has just probably committed murder,  The Stranger   Jul-29-05 11:00 AM   #195 
        - Key word - capacity?  lockdown   Jul-29-05 01:31 PM   #199 
  - Inexcuseable brutal destruction of this man's life.  Judi Lynn   Jul-28-05 02:03 AM   #7 
  - Your last line is so poignant. eom  alarcojon   Jul-28-05 08:52 AM   #70 
  - "drooling idiots in the States "  Sterling   Jul-28-05 10:57 AM   #93 
  - "drooling bu$hites" stiring shit. (fuk em)  sattahipdeep   Jul-28-05 11:16 AM   #94 
     - Not all, no.  redqueen   Jul-28-05 12:48 PM   #108 
  - Just wanted to thank you personally for the insult.  redqueen   Jul-28-05 12:49 PM   #109 
  - Kick!  Judi Lynn   Jul-28-05 03:13 AM   #8 
  - Kicked & nominated.  I Have A Dream   Jul-28-05 04:39 AM   #9 
  - I'm more speechless every day over this ...  ngGale   Jul-28-05 04:42 AM   #10 
  - My exact thought, too. n/t  Hepburn   Jul-28-05 07:08 AM   #42 
  - Travel card  magellan   Jul-28-05 05:06 AM   #12 
  - Yes  Frederik   Jul-28-05 06:18 AM   #23 
  - Thanks for the answers, guys. (nt)  magellan   Jul-28-05 06:53 PM   #128 
  - Depends  Nihil   Jul-28-05 06:33 AM   #25 
  - Is that crickets I hear?  Puglover   Jul-28-05 05:07 AM   #13 
  - I'll say it then  oscarmitre   Jul-28-05 05:29 AM   #16 
  - Hwo can you say this?  mogster   Jul-28-05 05:42 AM   #18 
  - IMHO, the worst part of this nightmarish story is the fact that they....  Media_Lies_Daily   Jul-28-05 07:33 AM   #52 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-28-05 07:50 AM   #57 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-28-05 07:52 AM   #58 
  - Excellent post MLD  LibertyorDeath   Jul-28-05 01:57 PM   #114 
  - Let's pretend he was indeed a terrorist ready to blow himself  YapiYapo   Jul-29-05 09:36 AM   #182 
  - Our "rush to judgement"  Kelvin Mace   Jul-28-05 10:15 AM   #86 
  - No this place took the pieces of news  oscarmitre   Jul-29-05 06:55 AM   #163 
     - It is undeniable that the police had shoot-to-kill orders and...  IndianaGreen   Jul-29-05 06:58 AM   #164 
        - Shooting to kill needs no warning  YapiYapo   Jul-29-05 10:00 AM   #185 
        - It is undeniable? You're kidding right?  oscarmitre   Jul-29-05 10:39 AM   #190 
  - Amusing how you are complaining about attitudes at DU  MadHound   Jul-28-05 06:00 AM   #19 
  - Thanks buddy - you said that better than I ever could  Cronus Protagonist   Jul-28-05 06:05 AM   #21 
  - Well said....thanks!  Media_Lies_Daily   Jul-28-05 07:21 AM   #47 
  - Madhound....  William Bloode   Jul-28-05 03:09 PM   #122 
  - Thank you for your service in the thin blue line  MadHound   Jul-28-05 03:40 PM   #123 
     - Man do i understand.  William Bloode   Jul-28-05 06:42 PM   #127 
        - Thanks so much for your posts, William!  Karenina   Jul-28-05 07:14 PM   #130 
           - You are welcome Kareina.  William Bloode   Jul-28-05 08:01 PM   #135 
              - Something about  Karenina   Jul-28-05 08:39 PM   #141 
  - Excellent, excellent post.  Zhade   Jul-28-05 08:23 PM   #138 
  - Great post.  Sterling   Jul-28-05 11:00 PM   #149 
  - Comparing attitudes of posters on a discussion forum  oscarmitre   Jul-29-05 07:00 AM   #165 
     - Their minds were clouded by the fog of war, no doubt.  Judi Lynn   Jul-29-05 07:09 AM   #168 
     - What does that mean?  oscarmitre   Jul-29-05 10:18 AM   #186 
     - Sorry friend, but that doesn't fly  MadHound   Jul-29-05 09:48 AM   #184 
  - The "Rush to Judgment" was in believing the police justification  Divernan   Jul-28-05 06:30 AM   #24 
  - I have never stated what I believe  oscarmitre   Jul-29-05 07:08 AM   #167 
  - "The rule of law is still in place in the UK"?? Does your definition....  Media_Lies_Daily   Jul-28-05 07:19 AM   #46 
  - I find your post without logic.  oscarmitre   Jul-29-05 07:11 AM   #169 
  - "Rush to judgment"  qanda   Jul-28-05 08:39 AM   #67 
  - Ironic?  oscarmitre   Jul-29-05 07:14 AM   #171 
  - I am less concerned  Karenina   Jul-28-05 08:46 AM   #68 
  - That "presumption of innocence" was SADLY missing at the tubeway....  dicksteele   Jul-28-05 09:12 AM   #74 
  - Why do you assume I'm not? n/t  oscarmitre   Jul-29-05 07:15 AM   #172 
  - Unfortunately, liberals are also taking a "with us or against us" attitude  redqueen   Jul-28-05 12:50 PM   #110 
  - Does that mean I have to suspend my own  oscarmitre   Jul-29-05 07:16 AM   #173 
     - Of course not! It only means you shouldn't insult anyone who disagrees.  redqueen   Jul-29-05 09:37 AM   #183 
  - LMFAO!!  LibertyorDeath   Jul-28-05 01:49 PM   #113 
     - Apart from obvious mockery do you have a point?  oscarmitre   Jul-29-05 07:16 AM   #174 
  - OK, I'll bite..........  Pert_UK   Jul-28-05 06:39 AM   #27 
  - Well...  mogster   Jul-28-05 06:54 AM   #31 
  - Pert  Puglover   Jul-28-05 06:54 AM   #32 
  - Cheers fella...I genuinely appreciate your comments....  Pert_UK   Jul-28-05 06:58 AM   #34 
  - I do understand your reactions, Pert_UK  Karenina   Jul-28-05 06:55 AM   #33 
  - I agree with you, but........  Pert_UK   Jul-28-05 06:59 AM   #35 
     - Pert help me out.  Puglover   Jul-28-05 07:05 AM   #40 
     - Here you go....  Pert_UK   Jul-28-05 07:24 AM   #48 
     - Pert  Puglover   Jul-28-05 07:39 AM   #55 
     - And as the Mod mentions.....  Pert_UK   Jul-28-05 09:36 AM   #77 
        - I agree that tarring  Kelvin Mace   Jul-28-05 10:35 AM   #91 
     - Hi Pert!  barb162   Jul-28-05 02:45 PM   #120 
        - Thank you very kindly, ma'am....(tips hat, rides off into sunset)  Pert_UK   Jul-29-05 03:33 AM   #155 
     - FYI  Moderator   Jul-28-05 08:01 AM   #61 
        - Thanks, and thanks for the Mods' work in keeping the worst under...  Pert_UK   Jul-28-05 09:37 AM   #78 
     - The Amis have their own issues  Karenina   Jul-28-05 07:27 AM   #50 
        - It's interesting that the people making the comment that some DU....  Media_Lies_Daily   Jul-28-05 07:58 AM   #60 
  - I think...  sendero   Jul-28-05 07:03 AM   #37 
  - The police are trying to have it both ways, and that's simply not on  Mairead   Jul-28-05 07:06 AM   #41 
  - WHY did they follow him?  Karenina   Jul-28-05 10:41 AM   #92 
  - I agree it is grossly unfair to criticize wholesale the UK police force  Divernan   Jul-28-05 07:10 AM   #43 
  - Ironic that Tony Blair refused to form a 9-11 style commission  IndianaGreen   Jul-28-05 07:12 AM   #44 
  - right after he gave the nonsensical "went to sleep after noyn-eleven's  MisterP   Jul-28-05 02:00 PM   #115 
  - There is a man investigating and I saw an interview  barb162   Jul-28-05 02:29 PM   #117 
  - Very few DU posters, if any, reacted in the manner you describe.....  Media_Lies_Daily   Jul-28-05 07:50 AM   #56 
  - Thanks for taking the time.  redqueen   Jul-28-05 12:54 PM   #111 
  - Independent reports...  Violet_Crumble   Jul-29-05 03:07 AM   #154 
  - Probably pissed off at banging their heads against the wall  Nihil   Jul-28-05 06:39 AM   #28 
     - Nihil  Puglover   Jul-28-05 07:02 AM   #36 
        - Thanks Jeff  Nihil   Jul-28-05 07:24 AM   #49 
  - Legal resident,  Karenina   Jul-28-05 05:22 AM   #15 
  - That isn't a question it's an assumption  oscarmitre   Jul-28-05 05:37 AM   #17 
     - Don't know why you're arguing with the word choice  magellan   Jul-28-05 06:04 AM   #20 
        - I'm not going to play semantics  oscarmitre   Jul-28-05 06:13 AM   #22 
           - Quoting the definition from a dictionary is NOT playing semantics.  Divernan   Jul-28-05 06:36 AM   #26 
           - Perhaps you could use the word "killed"  Guy_Montag   Jul-28-05 07:03 AM   #38 
              - "Executed" is more appropriate: the cop performed the act ex-officio  Mairead   Jul-28-05 07:34 AM   #53 
                 - Right let's try this  Guy_Montag   Jul-28-05 07:56 AM   #59 
                 - Or this  Mairead   Jul-28-05 08:26 AM   #64 
                    - But he wasn't killed as a punishment.  Guy_Montag   Jul-28-05 08:32 AM   #65 
                       - I'm sure the cop who did it thought (or will claim) it was a punishment!  Mairead   Jul-28-05 09:03 AM   #71 
                          - Why would he claim it to be a punishment?  Guy_Montag   Jul-28-05 09:11 AM   #73 
                             - Because unless the victim is construed to have committed an offence  Mairead   Jul-28-05 09:30 AM   #76 
                                - Once again - our police do not hand out punishments  Guy_Montag   Jul-28-05 09:40 AM   #79 
                                   - What on earth do you call shooting someone dead, then???  Mairead   Jul-28-05 10:03 AM   #83 
                                      - This was not a punishment!  Guy_Montag   Jul-28-05 10:15 AM   #87 
                                         - We live in different worlds, evidently. (nt)  Mairead   Jul-28-05 10:18 AM   #88 
                                         - Using your own example...  jsamuel   Jul-28-05 11:21 AM   #96 
                                         - Not necessarily  Guy_Montag   Jul-28-05 11:35 AM   #98 
                                            - There was no suicide belt and the police knew it  Mairead   Jul-28-05 12:05 PM   #101 
                                            - And from where is your expertise and knowledge drawn?  oscarmitre   Jul-29-05 01:43 AM   #153 
                                            - Rather than make yourself seem puerile by empty bluster and namecalling  Mairead   Jul-29-05 05:38 AM   #156 
                                            - Sorry I just can't take that seriously.  oscarmitre   Jul-29-05 05:54 AM   #157 
                                            - When you've got an authoritative statement from the police saying  Mairead   Jul-29-05 08:15 AM   #179 
                                            - Point taken  oscarmitre   Jul-29-05 10:36 AM   #189 
                                            - Actually there is at least one witness who said that he was on the ground  jsamuel   Jul-28-05 12:08 PM   #102 
                                            - Someone made a statement to the media that hes being held down  Guy_Montag   Jul-28-05 12:36 PM   #104 
                                            - "he tried to take a hostage."  Sterling   Jul-28-05 11:20 PM   #151 
                                            - the endless stream of bullshit  Warren Stupidity   Jul-29-05 06:11 AM   #158 
                                         - On WHAT BASIS  Karenina   Jul-28-05 12:17 PM   #103 
                                         - Why haven't they followed EVERYONE or ANYONE that had these same requir.  jsamuel   Jul-28-05 12:40 PM   #105 
                                         - Yeah, Karenina, that's one of the things that gets me, too. If they  Peace Patriot   Jul-28-05 02:02 PM   #116 
                                            - Psssssttt.... PP  Karenina   Jul-28-05 07:25 PM   #132 
                                            - Wow, I missed that they were ON the bus WITH him.  Zhade   Jul-28-05 08:59 PM   #144 
                                            - or they just screwed up  alarcojon   Jul-29-05 11:29 AM   #196 
                                         - Being handcuffed doesn't end your life.  Zhade   Jul-28-05 08:56 PM   #143 
                 - Wrong  oscarmitre   Jul-29-05 01:31 AM   #152 
                    - and yet  Warren Stupidity   Jul-29-05 06:14 AM   #159 
           - This may interest you...  Karenina   Jul-28-05 06:44 AM   #29 
           - Yes it does interest me.  oscarmitre   Jul-29-05 06:49 AM   #162 
           - No reason to be petulant  magellan   Jul-28-05 06:52 AM   #30 
  - kick  marekjed   Jul-28-05 07:15 AM   #45 
  - Sometimes it doesn't feel good to have your suspicions verified. eom  Concerned GA Voter   Jul-28-05 07:28 AM   #51 
  - Blair ordered an Arab corpse. He had all the evidence to convict this  dArKeR   Jul-28-05 08:18 AM   #63 
  - It's certainly possible n/t  sattahipdeep   Jul-28-05 10:05 AM   #84 
  - still waiting to hear why no police already at subway station  Romulus   Jul-28-05 08:51 AM   #69 
  - Must have known something?  sattahipdeep   Jul-28-05 09:57 AM   #82 
  - If they had Osama bin Laden pinned down and helpless, I would STILL  AzDar   Jul-28-05 09:05 AM   #72 
  - The police should produce the jacket  daleo   Jul-28-05 09:15 AM   #75 
  - Must be similar to executions in Brazil...  Canadian_moderate   Jul-28-05 09:45 AM   #80 
  - What shocked many Londoners....  sattahipdeep   Jul-28-05 09:51 AM   #81 
  - Besides being brown  tuckessee   Jul-28-05 10:14 AM   #85 
     - Or who did he know or who knew him  sattahipdeep   Jul-28-05 10:31 AM   #90 
  - Just one more lie by the British Police...  RetroLounge   Jul-28-05 10:22 AM   #89 
  - Don't confuse media reports with police statements  Guy_Montag   Jul-28-05 11:44 AM   #100 
     - The media is usually relying on the police to give them information to....  Media_Lies_Daily   Jul-28-05 12:41 PM   #106 
        - They may rely on individual policemen,  Guy_Montag   Jul-28-05 12:47 PM   #107 
  - I'm so f*ing mad!  melissinha   Jul-28-05 01:16 PM   #112 
  - I understand your anger and frustration  Canadian_moderate   Jul-28-05 02:36 PM   #118 
  - yeah  melissinha   Jul-28-05 03:01 PM   #121 
     - The police tactics were wrong...  Canadian_moderate   Jul-28-05 03:41 PM   #124 
        - War on Terra ovah (it's official). Haven't you heard??  downstairsparts   Jul-29-05 07:13 AM   #170 
           - "global struggle against violent extremism" = GSAVE  daleo   Jul-29-05 01:07 PM   #198 
  - RIP Jean Charles  alarcojon   Jul-28-05 08:38 PM   #140 
  - Light or heavy jacket?  barb162   Jul-28-05 02:37 PM   #119 
  - As the pile of official bullshit mounts higher and higher  endarkenment   Jul-28-05 05:21 PM   #125 
  - Come on then mate,  Tom Bombadil   Jul-28-05 05:52 PM   #126 
     - I'd implement "shoot first, ask questions later", without telling citizens,  rman   Jul-28-05 09:09 PM   #145 
     - What policy would you introduce  Karenina   Jul-28-05 09:12 PM   #146 
  - Beeeeeeeeep!  Karenina   Jul-28-05 07:05 PM   #129 
  - What??  Tom Bombadil   Jul-28-05 07:30 PM   #133 
  - Q: What was "suspicious"? A: His skin color and his rushing to a train.  David Zephyr   Jul-28-05 07:16 PM   #131 
  - A reminder about that case  alarcojon   Jul-28-05 08:33 PM   #139 
  - Yo, Davey-dah  Karenina   Jul-28-05 09:24 PM   #147 
  - And you missed  barb162   Jul-28-05 11:18 PM   #150 
     - a combination of two things  Warren Stupidity   Jul-29-05 06:15 AM   #160 
  - Let me restate my position.  Warren Stupidity   Jul-28-05 07:30 PM   #134 
  - Show some evidence that those policies are in place  oscarmitre   Jul-29-05 07:33 AM   #175 
     - Just crawl out of a hole?  Warren Stupidity   Jul-29-05 08:10 AM   #177 
        - ah heck I couldn't wait  Warren Stupidity   Jul-29-05 08:14 AM   #178 
        - Instead of telling me to google  oscarmitre   Jul-29-05 10:32 AM   #188 
           - I did  Warren Stupidity   Jul-29-05 10:50 AM   #192 
  - You mean, lied to us AGAIN.  Zhade   Jul-28-05 08:14 PM   #136 
  - i just wish the real story would come out  Blue_Tires   Jul-28-05 08:52 PM   #142 
  - Blair has refused to have a commission of inquiry  IndianaGreen   Jul-29-05 06:32 AM   #161 
  - of course there is video --- but that would reveal the LIES  cthrumatrix   Jul-29-05 07:04 AM   #166 
  - What I do know is that an innocent man lost his life  oscarmitre   Jul-29-05 07:56 AM   #176 
     - The team member who pulled the trigger  Karenina   Jul-29-05 08:42 AM   #181 
        - I don't have to ask myself these questions Karenina  oscarmitre   Jul-29-05 10:27 AM   #187 
           - go for option (a)  Warren Stupidity   Jul-29-05 10:52 AM   #193 
              - Makes sense  oscarmitre   Jul-29-05 10:57 AM   #194 
                 - If I understand "fitted up" properly  Karenina   Jul-29-05 11:58 AM   #197 
 

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