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WriteDown Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-21-09 08:58 AM
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64. Neither are rape accusers, but we seem to arrest suspects. nt
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  -Roberts speaks out on drunken driving case Judi Lynn  Oct-20-09 01:57 PM   #0 
  - I can see no bad consequences from giving drunk drivers...  WriteDown   Oct-20-09 01:58 PM   #1 
  - I see no bad consequences from having to be doing something wrong before being stopped.  dmallind   Oct-20-09 02:05 PM   #3 
  - If you give a description of someone robbing a bank....  WriteDown   Oct-20-09 02:09 PM   #7 
  - Only if an actual bank reported an actual robbery  sandnsea   Oct-20-09 02:57 PM   #23 
  - What if you call and say your neighbor is beating his wife..  WriteDown   Oct-20-09 03:02 PM   #25 
     - No, but they can't stop random men on the street  sandnsea   Oct-20-09 03:08 PM   #27 
        - If you saw someone beating his wife while driving his car...  WriteDown   Oct-20-09 03:11 PM   #31 
           - Not necessarily  sandnsea   Oct-20-09 03:35 PM   #33 
              - A victim?  WriteDown   Oct-20-09 03:41 PM   #34 
                 - Good lord. There's a victim so there is definitely a crime  sandnsea   Oct-20-09 03:55 PM   #36 
                    - So the cops would need to examine the body first before  WriteDown   Oct-20-09 04:04 PM   #40 
                       - This is too stupid.  sandnsea   Oct-20-09 04:14 PM   #44 
                       - Actually, those have proven TOO effective. nt  WriteDown   Oct-20-09 04:25 PM   #45 
                          - But callers are 100% accurate and never malicious.  No Elephants   Oct-21-09 07:09 AM   #60 
                             - Neither are rape accusers, but we seem to arrest suspects. nt  WriteDown   Oct-21-09 08:58 AM   #64 
                       - No.  AtheistCrusader   Oct-20-09 04:25 PM   #46 
                          - In the case of the phantom bank robberies and other victims  sandnsea   Oct-20-09 04:29 PM   #47 
                             - That as well.  AtheistCrusader   Oct-20-09 05:04 PM   #50 
  - A cop can follow anyone for a few miles, and find at least one minor traffic violation drunk or not  mule_train   Oct-21-09 08:22 AM   #62 
  - Sorry...  Rebubula   Oct-20-09 02:18 PM   #11 
  - So you won't mind my calling 911 to report Rebula driving drunk?  Flaneur   Oct-20-09 02:34 PM   #16 
  - The police have been using cellphones to make anonymous tips for a PC traffic stop  cabluedem   Oct-21-09 09:14 AM   #65 
  - The issue is whether  Piewhacket   Oct-20-09 04:37 PM   #48 
  - that's not the issue  paulsby   Oct-21-09 09:52 AM   #69 
  - can you see any bad consequences....  harmonicon   Oct-20-09 03:56 PM   #37 
  - Yeah, let's just eliminate the 4th Amendment altogether and make it  Zorra   Oct-20-09 06:09 PM   #54 
  - Spin much? Describing them as drunk assumes the critical fact.  No Elephants   Oct-21-09 07:02 AM   #59 
  - Allowing anyone who has a grudge to be able to get someone pulled over is not good law.  truthisfreedom   Oct-20-09 02:02 PM   #2 
  - If you wait for a drunk driver to kill a pedestrian, called probable cause...  Ozymanithrax   Oct-20-09 02:06 PM   #4 
  - LOLZ....  Rebubula   Oct-20-09 02:21 PM   #12 
     - Re: LOLZ ....  SFnomad   Oct-20-09 03:08 PM   #26 
     - Welcome to DU  Tempest   Oct-20-09 08:40 PM   #56 
     - You can not tell if the person behind the wheel is drunk.  Ozymanithrax   Oct-20-09 04:45 PM   #49 
  - Any cop will tell you that all they have to do is follow you for 1/2 a mile and  Purveyor   Oct-20-09 02:06 PM   #5 
  - During the summer of 2003, my family and I were vacationing in California...  KansDem   Oct-20-09 02:18 PM   #10 
  - I was driving home from work one night around midnight. A car came up behind me with it's  madmom   Oct-20-09 02:37 PM   #17 
     - Perhaps they were aimed wrong.  AtheistCrusader   Oct-20-09 05:05 PM   #51 
  - I don't understand...  KansDem   Oct-20-09 02:07 PM   #6 
  - I got pulled over after being reported.  imdjh   Oct-20-09 02:40 PM   #19 
  - do you really believe that?  excess_3   Oct-21-09 01:58 AM   #58 
     - Yes, I do, because I was drifting in the lane and I had been falling asleep.  imdjh   Oct-21-09 09:48 AM   #67 
  - An anonymous tip isn't probable cause. A credible tip is.  imdjh   Oct-20-09 02:42 PM   #20 
  - Ahhh! Thanks for the clarification...  KansDem   Oct-20-09 02:49 PM   #22 
  - If he was driving okay, was he intoxicated?  Trillo   Oct-20-09 03:11 PM   #30 
  - Washington Post: Roberts: Decision could give drunk drivers 'one free swerve'  Judi Lynn   Oct-20-09 02:12 PM   #8 
  - I agree with Roberts, this seems like a dumb ruling  Nye Bevan   Oct-20-09 02:14 PM   #9 
  - Ah, yes, that's it: Let's encourage police to perjure themselves.  Flaneur   Oct-20-09 02:30 PM   #15 
  - In 50+ yearsnobody has ever anonymously called the cops on me  Nye Bevan   Oct-20-09 05:57 PM   #53 
     - It's happened to a couple of friends of mine  Tempest   Oct-20-09 08:48 PM   #57 
  - easily circumvented by a little creativity when the police write up their testimony..  frylock   Oct-20-09 02:45 PM   #21 
  - If one of my neighbors called the police  Nye Bevan   Oct-20-09 02:58 PM   #24 
     - You're missing the point.  AtheistCrusader   Oct-20-09 04:00 PM   #39 
     - oh, good - we'll go to you for everything now  harmonicon   Oct-20-09 04:05 PM   #41 
     - But in this case it was an anonymous tip.  NYC Liberal   Oct-20-09 04:09 PM   #42 
     - apples  frylock   Oct-20-09 06:35 PM   #55 
  - No, I was mad at first, but look closely.  AtheistCrusader   Oct-20-09 03:55 PM   #35 
  - If you did NOT ID yourself when you call the Police, they have NO right to Search  happyslug   Oct-21-09 11:02 AM   #71 
  - The best way to stop a drunk driver is to not let him/her get behind the wheel.  peace13   Oct-20-09 02:27 PM   #13 
  - Well well! Roberts doesn't get his way this time!  napi21   Oct-20-09 02:29 PM   #14 
  - The majority likely didn't see a federal question involved  depakid   Oct-20-09 02:39 PM   #18 
  - I'm concerned that he would even raise this issue.  AtheistCrusader   Oct-20-09 03:57 PM   #38 
  - don't forget about all of the blacks and hispanics!!  harmonicon   Oct-20-09 04:09 PM   #43 
  - I agree w/the majority. Nothing like encouraging your enemies to call cops saying you're driving  williesgirl   Oct-20-09 03:09 PM   #28 
  - You mean cops can't find a way to pull you over??  tomhayes   Oct-20-09 03:10 PM   #29 
  - No kidding!  intheflow   Oct-21-09 09:51 AM   #68 
  - "...spoke out in vain ..."  RUMMYisFROSTED   Oct-20-09 03:22 PM   #32 
  - This sort of crap is the reason Europeans rightfully think we're MORANS.  elehhhhna   Oct-20-09 05:05 PM   #52 
  - Who cares what Europeans think?  Mudoria   Oct-21-09 11:40 AM   #72 
     - Anybody fighting for health care for one - European practices are  24601   Oct-21-09 06:15 PM   #74 
  - Lots of signs on CA highways  Mz Pip   Oct-21-09 08:10 AM   #61 
  - they should have a cell phone trap right after those signs - lol nt  mule_train   Oct-21-09 08:39 AM   #63 
  - Its legal to use a cellphone while driving to call 911. nt  cabluedem   Oct-21-09 09:31 AM   #66 
  - Here's the Court of Appeals decision:  struggle4progress   Oct-21-09 10:35 AM   #70 
  - Roberts' political grandstanding is unattractive behavior from the Chief Justice  struggle4progress   Oct-21-09 11:59 AM   #73 

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