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5. but he didn't say that Crowley didn't overreact by letting his feelings get hurt so much by
Edited on Fri Jul-24-09 01:42 PM by Divine Discontent
Gates irate response to being questioned in his own home, that he arrested him? Didn't think so.

His actions don't mean he's necessarily a racist, in fact, supported facts say he's not (attempt to save Reggie Lewis 15 years ago with mouth-to-mouth), but what they do show me is that he's a standard cop who arrests anyone for yelling at him...


I don't think those kind of cops are very humble. They are too proud and they should understand the situation they're in - for example - an aged cane-wielding black man taking great offense to being accused in his own home of being a burglar.
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  -Obama: "Crowley is a fine police officer and a good man" Political Heretic  Jul-24-09 01:34 PM   #0 
  - Obama is a fine president and a good man. n/t  eShirl   Jul-24-09 01:37 PM   #1 
  - +1. Countdown to  CakeGrrl   Jul-24-09 06:49 PM   #82 
  - I saw Crowley on my local CBS affiliate the other night.  Arkana   Jul-24-09 01:37 PM   #2 
  - ding ding ding...  Divine Discontent   Jul-24-09 01:41 PM   #6 
  - Let me ask you this.....  HardWorkingDem   Jul-24-09 01:43 PM   #10 
  - I'd at least acknowledge what it looked like  Arkana   Jul-24-09 01:44 PM   #13 
  - EXACTLY.  falcon97   Jul-24-09 01:57 PM   #38 
  - So far, according to the only records...  HardWorkingDem   Jul-24-09 01:59 PM   #40 
     - Your covered, sheltered wrap around porch is not part of your "home?" Who knew? nt  MADem   Jul-24-09 02:08 PM   #48 
  - Sorry -  RaleighNCDUer   Jul-24-09 02:01 PM   #44 
  - And if Gates...  HardWorkingDem   Jul-24-09 02:14 PM   #51 
  - Exactly..it's a stupid  Cha   Jul-24-09 06:52 PM   #84 
  - Here--have a look at this guy, who said that Gates was "irrational"  MADem   Jul-24-09 02:06 PM   #46 
  - That is what I was trying to say yesterday and I got ripped to shreds with all the rabid BS.  xultar   Jul-24-09 01:48 PM   #22 
  - And what if Kim Jong Il had targetted his house with a nuclear weapon?  RaleighNCDUer   Jul-24-09 02:04 PM   #45 
  - Just who are the racists?  cabbage65   Jul-24-09 03:14 PM   #70 
  - Exactly!  cabbage65   Jul-24-09 03:00 PM   # 
  - I see your point xultar  goclark   Jul-24-09 04:13 PM   #76 
     - I have that same dream. Love and peace to you and all our aa bruvas and sistahs...  xultar   Jul-24-09 06:53 PM   #85 
        - Great!  goclark   Jul-24-09 07:36 PM   #86 
  - not a racist but a prick  krawhitham   Jul-24-09 02:08 PM   #49 
  - Crowley teaches against racial profiling!  cabbage65   Jul-24-09 03:17 PM   #71 
     - I suspect that he's not a very good teacher.  Raineyb   Jul-24-09 08:29 PM   #87 
  - bingo!  Blue_Roses   Jul-24-09 02:34 PM   #58 
  - You sound like one, by using that word. nt  cabbage65   Jul-24-09 02:55 PM   #64 
  - What word? Prick?  Arkana   Jul-24-09 06:37 PM   #80 
  - I think trying to save Reggie Lewis' life wasn't egotistical  berniebern   Jul-24-09 08:35 PM   #88 
  - NO!  Rebubula   Jul-24-09 01:38 PM   #3 
  - Whatever!  LaurenG   Jul-24-09 01:39 PM   #4 
  - but he didn't say that Crowley didn't overreact by letting his feelings get hurt so much by  Divine Discontent   Jul-24-09 01:40 PM   #5 
  - Neither have I. But he didn't call him a "racist shitbag" as has been said here.  Political Heretic   Jul-24-09 01:44 PM   #14 
     - I think P.O. was making peace, or trying. 2nd, he said the arrest was stupid, and about the DUers  Divine Discontent   Jul-24-09 01:52 PM   #30 
        - I heard on, I think, Countdown tonight  5thGenDemocrat   Jul-24-09 08:54 PM   #89 
  - He acted stupidly when he arrested the professor.  MADem   Jul-24-09 01:41 PM   #7 
  - 100% correct.  xultar   Jul-24-09 01:48 PM   #24 
  - Here at DU? Yes, I think a majority of DUers post (thus "act") one-dimensionally.  Political Heretic   Jul-24-09 01:52 PM   #29 
  - The President is a fine man.  katsy   Jul-24-09 01:41 PM   #8 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-24-09 03:18 PM   #72 
  - Is this really necessary?  jefferson_dem   Jul-24-09 01:42 PM   #9 
  - I believe it is, yes.  Political Heretic   Jul-24-09 01:45 PM   #15 
  - Good men who are good at their jobs can make stupid mistakes too  bluestateguy   Jul-24-09 01:43 PM   #11 
  - You're saying that Obama made a stupid mistake?  Political Heretic   Jul-24-09 01:46 PM   #16 
  - No, I said the cop made a stupid mistake  bluestateguy   Jul-24-09 01:51 PM   #26 
  - I wasn't sure with the FDR reference. Gotcha.  Political Heretic   Jul-24-09 01:53 PM   #33 
  - never mind  Divine Discontent   Jul-24-09 01:54 PM   #34 
  - *cough* court packing plan *cough*  Arkana   Jul-24-09 01:47 PM   #20 
  - Breaking: Presidents have more need to be diplomatic than private citizens....  BlooInBloo   Jul-24-09 01:44 PM   #12 
  - And as diplomatic as he was, he STILL said it was an overreaction.  SemiCharmedQuark   Jul-24-09 01:46 PM   #17 
  - It's not about diplomatic. "good man" and "racist shitbag" are incompatiable with each other.  Political Heretic   Jul-24-09 01:47 PM   #19 
  - Well, if the president called the guy a racist shitbag, then I could see the contradiction.  SemiCharmedQuark   Jul-24-09 01:48 PM   #23 
     - Really? DUers disagree with Obama? I'd like to get those saying "racist shitbag" on the record  Political Heretic   Jul-24-09 01:50 PM   #25 
        - Meh, I didn't call him that. I called his friend who was mischaracterizing Obama's comments  SemiCharmedQuark   Jul-24-09 01:52 PM   #28 
  - Yep. And I'm sure it's all being politically finessed by advisors, etc.  Raschel   Jul-24-09 02:53 PM   #62 
  - It's Impossible For Most DUers To Understand Someone Having "A Bad Day"  jberryhill   Jul-24-09 01:46 PM   #18 
  - being a good man doesn't preclude anyone from acting stupidly  Aramchek   Jul-24-09 01:48 PM   #21 
  - I didn't say it did, now did I?  Political Heretic   Jul-24-09 01:51 PM   #27 
     - you imply that by saying Crowley is a good man that Obama takes back his previous comment  Aramchek   Jul-24-09 01:59 PM   #42 
        - I'm not "implying" anything other than DUer's are out of step with Obama in their characterizations  Political Heretic   Jul-24-09 02:13 PM   #50 
           - Are you Obama?  Moochy   Jul-24-09 09:16 PM   #91 
  - Obama has said that McCain and Bush were good men. I bet DUers disagree with him there.  SemiCharmedQuark   Jul-24-09 01:53 PM   #31 
  - exactly... I REAAAAALLY disagree with him. When he said nice things about B*sh I looked like I just  Divine Discontent   Jul-24-09 01:58 PM   #39 
  - He didn't have a choice.  Arkana   Jul-24-09 01:59 PM   #41 
     - My point is only that DUers don't take Obama's claims of "good men" for face value.  SemiCharmedQuark   Jul-24-09 02:14 PM   #54 
  - ****OBAMA DID NOT SAY THE ARREST WAS NECESSARY!!***  uponit7771   Jul-24-09 01:53 PM   #32 
  - **** NO SHIT SHERLOCK!! ****  Political Heretic   Jul-24-09 02:14 PM   #52 
  - nope. crappy cop.  Teaser   Jul-24-09 01:55 PM   #35 
  - Cop is piece of shit.  BlooInBloo   Jul-24-09 01:55 PM   #36 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-24-09 03:20 PM   #73 
  - So suddenly you agree with Obama and think everybody else should too?  HiFructosePronSyrup   Jul-24-09 01:57 PM   #37 
  - I disagree with that statement and I don't give a damn who said it.  Raineyb   Jul-24-09 02:01 PM   #43 
  - The OP seems to be indicating that the "Obots" need to get in line with their master.  TheKentuckian   Jul-24-09 02:06 PM   #47 
  - LOL. Pres. Obama has his opinion and I have mine  ecstatic   Jul-24-09 02:14 PM   #53 
  - Never said he wasn't a "fine man," or any other kind of man, I simply  Phx_Dem   Jul-24-09 02:19 PM   #55 
  - I agree with you.  Political Heretic   Jul-24-09 02:24 PM   #56 
  - You assume that people agree with something just because Obama said it?  alcibiades_mystery   Jul-24-09 02:25 PM   #57 
  - Uh, here? Yes, I think exactly that. And I'm flagging this thread for future reference.  Political Heretic   Jul-24-09 02:50 PM   #59 
     - Harrumph  alcibiades_mystery   Jul-24-09 02:51 PM   #60 
     - On this DU?  Warren Stupidity   Jul-24-09 03:02 PM   #66 
        - I know, I know. You make a good reminder that perception is relative.  Political Heretic   Jul-24-09 03:06 PM   #68 
  - continuing a pattern of trolling by this OP  Uzybone   Jul-24-09 02:53 PM   #61 
  - Yes, that's what people who disagree often say.  Political Heretic   Jul-24-09 02:54 PM   #63 
     - I would bet my life and will right now, may lightening strike me dead if  AuntPatsy   Jul-24-09 03:20 PM   #74 
        - Well as best as I can parse that run-on sentence - your point seems to be irrelevant.  Political Heretic   Jul-24-09 04:44 PM   #78 
  - I am not an Obama Fundamentalist  Warren Stupidity   Jul-24-09 03:00 PM   #65 
  - I am sure. And Gates is a fine scholar and a good man too.  freddie mertz   Jul-24-09 03:05 PM   #67 
  - Not me, as president Obama did what he should have done and said  AuntPatsy   Jul-24-09 03:09 PM   #69 
  - nope, he is still a dick and obama is still a genius.  mkultra   Jul-24-09 03:36 PM   #75 
  - why would you assume everyone agrees with everything Obama says?  fishwax   Jul-24-09 04:27 PM   #77 
  - I don't. But next time some start whining and saying "how dare" some disagree with the President  Political Heretic   Jul-24-09 04:46 PM   #79 
  - I never said he wasn't a fine police officer.  Life Long Dem   Jul-24-09 06:44 PM   #81 
  - Fuck no...Pres Obama knows how to diffuse a  Cha   Jul-24-09 06:51 PM   #83 
     - By that logic, shouldn't we fault him for beginning the situation?  berniebern   Jul-24-09 08:57 PM   #90 
        - I don't fault Pres Obama ..I'm  Cha   Jul-25-09 03:20 PM   #92 
 

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