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droidamus2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-09-10 07:40 AM
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15. Agree and disagree
I agree with Cenk that the most important thing is to address the bigger problem and end the war on drug users NOW! I totally disagree with his acceptance of the Gestapo tactics of the SWAT team. These guys are a bunch of cowboys that get all hyped up to go into somebodies house and raise hell. The whole 'they got the warrant because the neighbor narced' is right up there with the proverbial anonymous source that the cops like to use as an excuse to hassle somebody. As far as I'm concerned the neighbors accusation shouldn't even have been enough to get a warrant and therefore whoever the judge was that signed off on was a lazy ass as well. You will never convince me that with a little actual police work that the cops couldn't have determined what the situation was (man, woman, child, couple of dogs) and handled it differently. Gee, maybe something as simple as sending an undercover cop to the door with some excuse about looking for an address or something and trying to get a look into the house to see what the situation is before breaking in. As somebody else said a little surveillance would work too.

The cops and their supporters have done a very good propaganda job of making people think every drug dealer is highly armed, violent and will come out with guns blazing and numerous attack dogs to protect their stash. Not to say there aren't some real jerks dealing drugs especially when dealing with larger quantities or high value products but your basic neighborhood pot dealer is not looking to get themselves and their family killed over a couple of ounces of pot.

Absolutely no excuse for killing the family dog. Why not have an animal control person/cop that is padded enough to take on the dog while the other 12 cops take care of the people. Shooting the animals says to me that the attitude is 'I don't have time to deal with no damn animal so I'll just blow em away'.
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  -Marijuana Raid Caught on Tape - Two Dogs Shot Bullet1987  May-08-10 09:05 PM   #0 
  - That's just sick beyond description.  Fridays Child   May-08-10 09:21 PM   #1 
  - There are no words that I can type to describe my outrage.  amerikat   May-08-10 09:54 PM   #2 
  - Which is the worser offense..  girl gone mad   May-08-10 10:13 PM   #3 
  - Not only that but what about...  SkyDaddy7   May-09-10 09:30 AM   #20 
  - Yeah, we must mull this over.  Enthusiast   May-09-10 05:45 PM   #35 
  - WTF I'm mean just WTF n/t  madmax   May-08-10 10:23 PM   #4 
  - Extremely disturbing. nt  ZombieHorde   May-08-10 10:31 PM   #5 
  - So, when I tell my grandchildren about the police...  skeptical cynic   May-08-10 11:33 PM   #6 
  - I can't believe Cenk, Defending this bullshit with all kinds of  ooglymoogly   May-08-10 11:56 PM   #7 
  - I encourage you to post a message about it.  ihavenobias   May-09-10 12:06 AM   #8 
  - Does Cenk have pet dogs?  Enthusiast   May-09-10 05:49 PM   #37 
     - No  ihavenobias   May-09-10 07:24 PM   #40 
  - They should be  classysassy   May-09-10 01:13 AM   #9 
  - They shot a fucking Welsh Corgi!  Enthusiast   May-09-10 05:47 PM   #36 
  - There are other even nastier undercurrents in that footage.  TheMadMonk   May-09-10 01:20 AM   #10 
  - +1 if you consider the drug wars constitutional and rational.  ooglymoogly   May-09-10 11:52 AM   #22 
  - Sick sobs!  Oldenuff   May-09-10 01:50 AM   #11 
  - The officer's dogs don't deserve abuse  Lorien   May-09-10 10:43 PM   #44 
  - I heard about the video maybe 2 days ago.  PatrynXX   May-09-10 04:19 AM   #12 
  - man....  borelord   May-09-10 05:29 AM   #13 
  - Intelligence, intelligence, intelligence. What I mean is twofold by...........  pattmarty   May-09-10 07:12 AM   #14 
  - Agree and disagree  droidamus2   May-09-10 07:40 AM   #15 
  - America is a police state.  dotymed   May-09-10 08:44 AM   #16 
  - I fully agree. It's unacceptable, & unamerican  Stumbler   May-09-10 10:46 AM   #21 
  - COLUMBIA, MO POLICE DEPT IS FULL OF NAZI THUGS!!!  pattmarty   May-09-10 08:47 AM   #17 
  - Imagine that.  Enthusiast   May-09-10 05:55 PM   #38 
  - The War on drugs is an act of TREASON. It is CONSTITUTIONALLY illegal for our Government to declare  Wizard777   May-09-10 09:04 AM   #18 
  - U.S. Map & info of botched police/paramilitary raids - CATO INSTITUTE  Cherchez la Femme   May-09-10 09:06 AM   #19 
  - Fucking bacon fried Nazi trash pigs  Downtown Hound   May-09-10 11:54 AM   #23 
  - It's part of a pattern...  Andronex   May-09-10 11:56 AM   #24 
  - +1 nt  ooglymoogly   May-09-10 12:06 PM   #26 
  - I weep for that family, of which, their dogs are loving members.  ooglymoogly   May-09-10 12:04 PM   #25 
  - I heard that one of the dogs was in a cage and they shot him anyway  proud2BlibKansan   May-09-10 12:11 PM   #27 
  - It's a sad day for america when the war on drugs becomes the war on dogs.  Tutankhamun   May-09-10 02:14 PM   #28 
  - The following statement will be released once a report is completed:  brentspeak   May-09-10 02:30 PM   #29 
  - I hate the police in this country  Boudica the Lyoness   May-09-10 02:35 PM   #30 
  - +1. 99 percent of cops are corrupt, power hungry horrible people.  bamacrat   May-09-10 07:22 PM   #39 
  - I can't watch this..  Sky Masterson   May-09-10 03:32 PM   #31 
  - When the hell are people going to end this fucking drug war?  20score   May-09-10 03:32 PM   #32 
  - If those were my dogs.  Ticonderoga   May-09-10 04:09 PM   #33 
  - Man I am so sorry I even watched that shit  Ticonderoga   May-09-10 04:15 PM   #34 
  - Everybody should watch this.  chrisa   May-09-10 08:39 PM   #42 
  - That dog that was in a cage will never hurt anybody ever again!  chrisa   May-09-10 08:35 PM   #41 
  - I sent an email to the head of the swat team.  Webster Green   May-09-10 08:58 PM   #43 
     - What's the pig's email address? nt  Lorien   May-09-10 10:46 PM   #45 
        - Here...  Webster Green   May-09-10 10:58 PM   #46 

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