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stray cat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-25-09 10:27 AM
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4. Has anybody here ever crossed to the other side of the street to avoid skinheads?
If I see a group of male "skinheads" with tattoos while I'm walking after dark - I may cross the street (ie racial profiling). Who hasn't. Steroetypes may be wrong but we have learned around what stereotypes we may have problems.
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  -Cops ksoze  Jul-25-09 10:02 AM   #0 
  - Some here hate all cops. Most of us appreciate the job they do.  Buzz Clik   Jul-25-09 10:04 AM   #1 
  - I don't hate cops at all..in fact I love  Cha   Jul-25-09 02:46 PM   #23 
  - There's good and bad in every profession  Uben   Jul-25-09 10:20 AM   #2 
  - Respect is earned and you receive it when you extend it. n/t  Fire1   Jul-25-09 08:16 PM   #29 
  - I thought dems supported the working class - but not police at least here at DU  stray cat   Jul-25-09 10:24 AM   #3 
  - For all the blather on this, a progressive site, this is the FIRST mention of the class issue  PurityOfEssence   Jul-25-09 10:52 AM   #7 
  - You've got the wrong privilege at work here  Raineyb   Jul-25-09 12:57 PM   #18 
     - That's all in the prejudice of the beholder  PurityOfEssence   Jul-25-09 02:09 PM   #20 
     - If the cop can't take a bit of yelling then he needs to find another job.  Raineyb   Jul-25-09 04:58 PM   #27 
     - rights  Aragorn   Jul-25-09 02:54 PM   #24 
     - According to an account I just read on a similar thread,  Fire1   Jul-25-09 08:55 PM   #30 
  - For all the blather on this, a progressive site, this is the FIRST mention of the class issue  PurityOfEssence   Jul-25-09 10:52 AM   #8 
  - oh baloney, the man was in his OWN home and had proved it.  winyanstaz   Jul-25-09 12:50 PM   #17 
     - and the cop left. Gates followed him outside, berating him.  PurityOfEssence   Jul-25-09 02:25 PM   #22 
     - The officer clearly didn't know who he was messing with  These Eyes   Jul-25-09 03:26 PM   #26 
     - oh now I understand...Gates was arrested for bad manners!  winyanstaz   Jul-25-09 11:58 PM   #32 
     - impure  Aragorn   Jul-25-09 02:58 PM   #25 
        - my essence is just fine..thanks anyways.  winyanstaz   Jul-26-09 12:00 AM   #33 
  - It's not a few bad apples it's the entire system.  Raineyb   Jul-25-09 12:38 PM   #14 
  - Has anybody here ever crossed to the other side of the street to avoid skinheads?  stray cat   Jul-25-09 10:27 AM   #4 
  - I am not buying any of this BS  Hutzpa   Jul-25-09 10:36 AM   #5 
  - i agree with you and the OP  noiretextatique   Jul-25-09 10:45 AM   #6 
     - Being paid more money  Hutzpa   Jul-25-09 11:06 AM   #9 
        - more money would, hopefully, attract different types of people  noiretextatique   Jul-25-09 11:11 AM   #10 
           - Greedier thugs and racists?  izquierdista   Jul-25-09 11:40 AM   #11 
              - perhaps  noiretextatique   Jul-25-09 11:47 AM   #12 
                 - Now you're talking  Hutzpa   Jul-25-09 12:39 PM   #15 
                    - and, per your new thread  noiretextatique   Jul-25-09 01:02 PM   #19 
  - I am really tired of hearing cops whine about how tough their job is.  Raineyb   Jul-25-09 12:37 PM   #13 
  - That ought to tell you something about their mentality right  Fire1   Jul-25-09 09:07 PM   #31 
  - I've always said that the difference between the cops and the  Raineyb   Jul-26-09 08:18 AM   #36 
  - Truck drivers and construction workers have more dangerous jobs then cops. nt  cabluedem   Jul-26-09 06:57 AM   #35 
  - We pay all workers like crap  killbotfactory   Jul-25-09 12:49 PM   #16 
  - I agree to a point.  jonestonesusa   Jul-25-09 02:22 PM   #21 
  - I have known some good cops, and I know it is a tough job.... the problem is.....  Lisa0825   Jul-25-09 04:58 PM   #28 
  - I'll feel sorry for them when they live up to their responsibility to protect and serve the PUBLIC..  BlooInBloo   Jul-26-09 12:14 AM   #34 
 

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