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coffeenap Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-04-08 09:47 AM
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2. Oh, merh, this is just devastating!
Edited on Wed Jun-04-08 10:00 AM by coffeenap
There are no words. :cry:
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  -FEMA trailer resident killed in standoff with police merh  Jun-04-08 09:33 AM   #0 
  - Damn, now the government is out and out killing the poor who get in their way.  fasttense   Jun-04-08 09:39 AM   #1 
  - What's next? Well, Mayor Ray Nagin is offering them one way bus tickets  Robbien   Jun-04-08 09:52 AM   #4 
  - lakeview is not "the poor" and i doubt nagin offered any bus tix to lakeview residents  pitohui   Jun-04-08 10:33 AM   #9 
  - it's brilliance!  ejpoeta   Jun-04-08 11:43 AM   #19 
  - If you want to file for unemployment, you now have to drive 30 to 40 miles to find one.  daggahead   Jun-04-08 02:31 PM   #30 
  - You have to go to an office? Here it's online/ over the phone application  LeftyMom   Jun-04-08 06:07 PM   #32 
  - Oh, merh, this is just devastating!  coffeenap   Jun-04-08 09:47 AM   #2 
  - What is scarey is, I can relate to the FEMA dweller, I know how  merh   Jun-04-08 10:02 AM   #5 
  - "SWAT team surrounds man barricaded in FEMA trailer"...  jus_the_facts   Jun-04-08 09:50 AM   #3 
  - he was barricaded in the upstairs of the house, not the trailer  pitohui   Jun-04-08 10:36 AM   #11 
     - Who does the LAW protect.......  jus_the_facts   Jun-04-08 11:21 AM   #17 
  - given my sardonic sense of humor...  Javaman   Jun-04-08 10:17 AM   #6 
  - A failure of our medical system -  FlaGranny   Jun-04-08 10:21 AM   #7 
  - lakeview is a wealthy white area, i presume he had medication resistant mental illness  pitohui   Jun-04-08 10:30 AM   #8 
  - What you do is put a tranquilizer dart into him, not bullets!  bean fidhleir   Jun-04-08 10:34 AM   #10 
     - the nonlethal bullets didn't work, what part of medication resistant are you missing?  pitohui   Jun-04-08 10:37 AM   #12 
     - The neighbors had been moved out and cops should take risks - it's why they have the badge and gun  bean fidhleir   Jun-04-08 10:52 AM   #13 
     - it was stated in clear black and white that they used both gas and nonlethal bullets to no avail  pitohui   Jun-04-08 01:06 PM   #24 
        - But they didn't use a tranq dart, so don't try to pretend that they did everything they could  bean fidhleir   Jun-04-08 02:02 PM   #29 
     - You wrote "presume" med resistant, he was UNTREATED for yrs  uppityperson   Jun-04-08 12:46 PM   #22 
        - to clarify  pitohui   Jun-04-08 01:12 PM   #25 
           - As merh wrote below "Katrina survivors don't get the emotional care they need"  uppityperson   Jun-04-08 01:33 PM   #27 
              - No, they don't  FlaGranny   Jun-04-08 07:53 PM   #35 
     - Never seen a tranquilizer gun used on a suspect.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Jun-04-08 11:22 AM   #18 
        - I know. Which is why we have so many more citizens killed by cops than cops killed b  bean fidhleir   Jun-04-08 11:50 AM   #21 
        - You think we should take their bullet proof vests away?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Jun-04-08 05:56 PM   #31 
           - No, I think they should be summarily fired at a minimum, and maybe do a manslaughter rap  bean fidhleir   Jun-05-08 12:19 PM   #38 
              - Probably less than 4% ever fire their weapon in the line of duty.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Jun-05-08 01:29 PM   #40 
                 - Sorry, no foxes judging the morality of henhouse raiding. The hens should do the judging  bean fidhleir   Jun-05-08 02:24 PM   #41 
                    - Retired cops almost everywhere carry a retiree badge and a gun if they wish.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Jun-05-08 05:28 PM   #42 
                    - So I guess the victims of crime should be on the jury and decide the punishment.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Jun-05-08 05:30 PM   #43 
        - they tried to use some kind of chemical gas to tranquilize him, didn't work EOM  pitohui   Jun-04-08 01:13 PM   #26 
           - Do you have a link, I've never heard of any such chemical.  merh   Jun-04-08 01:34 PM   #28 
           - The only tranquilizer gas I know of is based on the anesthetic Fentanyl.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Jun-04-08 06:24 PM   #33 
  - Katrina survivors don't get the emotional care they need  merh   Jun-04-08 11:02 AM   #14 
  - OMG.....I cant describe how awful this  OwnedByFerrets   Jun-04-08 11:05 AM   #15 
  - "Criminal" is exactly the right word. It's all of a piece with cop behavior since Reagan  bean fidhleir   Jun-04-08 11:10 AM   #16 
  - How awful.  KC2   Jun-04-08 11:45 AM   #20 
  - k&r, so sad.  uppityperson   Jun-04-08 12:50 PM   #23 
  - Couldn't they just let him keep the trailer?  buckrogers1965   Jun-04-08 06:51 PM   #34 
  - * wants his stuff back.  Xenotime   Jun-04-08 08:06 PM   #36 
  - How horribly ironic that McCain opted to speak from Louisiana ...  krkaufman   Jun-05-08 12:03 PM   #37 
     - How true.  merh   Jun-05-08 01:27 PM   #39 
 

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