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stray cat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-07-09 02:54 PM
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37. It occurs all the time in domestic violence calls even if no one has been hurt yet
Husband and wife are both beligerant and screaming at the cops - they get arrested.
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  -Black man yelling at a cop in his own damned house = arrestable offense EffieBlack  Aug-07-09 01:51 PM   #0 
  - Excellent point. I wish I'd thought of that.  stopbush   Aug-07-09 01:52 PM   #1 
  - Yeah, ain't that something?  Birthmark   Aug-07-09 01:53 PM   #2 
  - Indeed  bluestateguy   Aug-07-09 01:54 PM   #3 
  - OUTSIDE his own damned house...  MercutioATC   Aug-07-09 01:55 PM   #4 
  - He was arrested ON HIS PORCH for yelling IN HIS OWN DAMNED HOUSE  EffieBlack   Aug-07-09 01:59 PM   #5 
  - LOL way to go Effie. . .  wndycty   Aug-07-09 02:01 PM   #6 
  - Actually, arrested ON HIS PORCH for yelling ON HIS PORCH.  MercutioATC   Aug-07-09 02:01 PM   #7 
  - He was asked to go onto his porch so he could be arrested for yelling inside of his house  wndycty   Aug-07-09 02:03 PM   #9 
  - He was yelling on his porch.  MercutioATC   Aug-07-09 02:13 PM   #15 
     - The OP's point still's a double standard without question  quantass   Aug-09-09 05:35 AM   #52 
     - The fact that he was arrested for yelling at all (on his own property)is the point.  LaurenG   Aug-09-09 05:48 AM   #53 
     - You can't do whatever you want on your lawn  joeglow3   Aug-10-09 12:37 PM   #65 
        - This is a totally different matter. Mr Gates wasn't drunk or in his yard  LaurenG   Aug-10-09 01:21 PM   #66 
           - Disturbing the peace is disturbing the peace.  joeglow3   Aug-10-09 02:59 PM   #69 
              - The only peace disturbed was the cops.  LaurenG   Aug-10-09 03:26 PM   #70 
                 - I would not have a problem with him getting arrested for screaming after 9:00  joeglow3   Aug-10-09 04:09 PM   #72 
                    - Wow! So you are so selfish, and btw, I have had  sabrina 1   Aug-10-09 07:27 PM   #81 
                       - Well, I am convinced I made the right choice  joeglow3   Aug-11-09 07:48 AM   #83 
                       - A yes, I guess I am a selfish neighbor  joeglow3   Aug-11-09 10:14 AM   #87 
     - He was yelling INSIDE HIS HOUSE...if you want to nitpick...  TankLV   Aug-11-09 09:10 AM   #84 
  - Go taze yourself.  Jim Sagle   Aug-07-09 02:08 PM   #13 
  - Done that...  MercutioATC   Aug-07-09 02:16 PM   #18 
  - ask the people who have died from being tased  CreekDog   Aug-07-09 02:41 PM   #31 
     - Yes, that does happen sometimes...and it's unfortunate.  MercutioATC   Aug-07-09 04:00 PM   #42 
        - What the hell? So we can excuse tasing kids and old ladies because YOU say it's not that bad?  LaurenG   Aug-09-09 05:55 AM   #54 
  - LOL That is the most hilarious post I've seen in a long  Solomon   Aug-07-09 02:20 PM   #22 
  - bro  CreekDog   Aug-07-09 02:40 PM   #30 
  - ^ this... repeatedly. n/t  JTFrog   Aug-09-09 07:35 AM   #56 
  - So freakin what. The OP still has a damn good point regardless.  Lilyeye   Aug-07-09 02:12 PM   #14 
  - Possibly, but the statement in the OP is factually incorrect.  MercutioATC   Aug-07-09 02:15 PM   #17 
     - You must be one of those people that has correct every little thing for no good reason.  phleshdef   Aug-07-09 02:17 PM   #20 
        - No, I'm "one of those people" who values accuracy in reporting.  MercutioATC   Aug-07-09 02:20 PM   #21 
           - No, he's one of those people who believes everything  Solomon   Aug-07-09 02:29 PM   #27 
           - I'm not disputing your assessment. That doesn't change the fact that Gates was yelling on his porch  MercutioATC   Aug-07-09 02:35 PM   #28 
              - His porch is part of his home.  sabrina 1   Aug-10-09 07:34 PM   #82 
           - Nah, you are just being overly pretentious, anal retentive and taking an internet forum too serious.  phleshdef   Aug-07-09 02:42 PM   #33 
              - Right.  MercutioATC   Aug-07-09 02:46 PM   #34 
                 - No he didn't misrepresent. The cop told the guy to come outside just so he could arrest him.  phleshdef   Aug-07-09 02:50 PM   #35 
                    - That depends on who you believe.  MercutioATC   Aug-07-09 03:55 PM   #41 
                    - It's already been established that HE LIED on his police report. n/t  EFerrari   Aug-10-09 07:17 PM   #78 
                    - So you believe the RACIST PIG instead of Professor Gates?!!!  TankLV   Aug-11-09 09:13 AM   #85 
                    - not even Gates himself says that  TorchTheWitch   Aug-09-09 10:22 AM   #60 
  - The point is, the protestors are being treated better for basically doing worse.  phleshdef   Aug-07-09 02:14 PM   #16 
  - And I believe that is a completely accurate statement.  MercutioATC   Aug-07-09 02:17 PM   #19 
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     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Aug-07-09 02:57 PM   #39 
  - Yep. If society is okay with a disorderly conduct charge for a guy expressing how ticked off he is  DeschutesRiver   Aug-09-09 09:56 AM   #59 
  - and of course it was justified, which is why they immediately dropped all the charges  CreekDog   Aug-07-09 02:40 PM   #29 
  - Sing it. The whole contact from start to finish took SIX MINUTES.  EFerrari   Aug-10-09 07:14 PM   #77 
  - Great way to get your post count up. Are you getting paid by the post?  OwnedByFerrets   Aug-09-09 09:32 AM   #58 
  - +1000  Hello_Kitty   Aug-07-09 02:03 PM   #8 
  - K&R  City Lights   Aug-07-09 02:04 PM   #10 
  - Members of Congress don't have special protections like those  Better Today   Aug-07-09 02:05 PM   #11 
  - White people find. Black people loot. You know the drill.  AspenRose   Aug-07-09 02:06 PM   #12 
  - Black Man Says "George Bush doesn't care about black people" = MAJOR UPROAR  WeDidIt   Aug-07-09 02:23 PM   #24 
  - While it's true GWB didn't really care about whites, either  AspenRose   Aug-07-09 02:41 PM   #32 
     - D'OH!  WeDidIt   Aug-07-09 02:58 PM   #40 
  - Recommend  TexasObserver   Aug-07-09 02:25 PM   #26 
  - Right! He would have been arrested in a Health Forum as well.  goclark   Aug-07-09 02:51 PM   #36 
  - It occurs all the time in domestic violence calls even if no one has been hurt yet  stray cat   Aug-07-09 02:54 PM   #37 
  - Big hearty Kick & rec...  WCGreen   Aug-07-09 02:57 PM   #38 
  - It's only disorderly conduct if it's on your own property. If you do it at a  kestrel91316   Aug-07-09 06:05 PM   #43 
  - When You're Right...You're Right. And You're +2  Tulio   Aug-07-09 06:34 PM   #44 
  - No one in DU is saying the yellers at the Town Hall mtgs represent democracy in action...  Honeycombe8   Aug-07-09 07:42 PM   #45 
  - "the cop did nothing wrong. It was all Gates"  TankLV   Aug-11-09 09:16 AM   #86 
  - Damn Right!  donheld   Aug-07-09 11:27 PM   #46 
  - They were both wrong. n/t  guruoo   Aug-08-09 12:35 PM   #47 
  - if Gates was wrong, then why were the charges immediately dropped?  CreekDog   Aug-08-09 05:12 PM   #50 
     - Gates should have been greatful to the cop for making sure he really lived there.  guruoo   Aug-09-09 03:17 AM   #51 
     - The only arrogant self absorbed sob I see is Crowley  Raineyb   Aug-09-09 07:36 AM   #57 
     - I don't determine the truth by sticking my finger in the wind. n/t  guruoo   Aug-10-09 04:24 AM   #61 
        - I see you don't bother allowing the truth to get in the way of your cop worshiping  Raineyb   Aug-10-09 09:01 AM   #62 
     - arrogant = uppity? n/t  Zodiak   Aug-10-09 04:41 PM   #73 
     - How arrogant do you have to be to stand in your own home?  EFerrari   Aug-10-09 07:20 PM   #79 
     - dropping charges doesn't necessarily indicate innocence or guilt...  Scout   Aug-10-09 02:16 PM   #67 
        - it is innocence  CreekDog   Aug-10-09 02:48 PM   #68 
        - LOL. Yeah, it means the DA's office don't want to look like total asses in open court.  EFerrari   Aug-10-09 07:21 PM   #80 
  - *COUGH*  Deja Q   Aug-08-09 12:50 PM   #48 
  - Rec #43 From Me : )  Dinger   Aug-08-09 12:54 PM   #49 
  - Excellent point (despite the effort by circle jerking apologists here to distract). n/t  JTFrog   Aug-09-09 07:30 AM   #55 
  - Dead horse  slackmaster   Aug-10-09 09:09 AM   #63 
  - The double standard hasn't gone away.  Raineyb   Aug-10-09 10:06 AM   #64 
  - K&R. nt.  Strong Atheist   Aug-10-09 03:56 PM   #71 
  - Link.??..nt  and-justice-for-all   Aug-10-09 06:30 PM   #74 
  - sad, ugly, truth.  Bluerthanblue   Aug-10-09 06:32 PM   #75 
  - As Richard Pryor said, "Justice in America is 'just us'.  David Zephyr   Aug-10-09 07:06 PM   #76 

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