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Fire_Medic_Dave Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-22-09 01:45 AM
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40. No criminal activity is acceptable, duh.
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  -Shootings leave 4 Oakland police officers in critical condition - UPDATE, officers may have died Liberal_in_LA  Mar-21-09 09:21 PM   #0 
  - tidbit  MichaelHarris   Mar-21-09 09:23 PM   #1 
  - Tragic. Best wishes to the heroes in blue.  MrSlayer   Mar-21-09 09:23 PM   #2 
  - Me too. I love the cops., If anyone runs over me while I'm riding my bicycle  cliffordu   Mar-21-09 11:09 PM   #12 
  - Have you ever actually met an Oakland motorcycle cop?  LooseWilly   Mar-22-09 02:30 PM   #88 
  - Sad  XemaSab   Mar-21-09 09:24 PM   #3 
  - CBS News scrolled across the screen that all four were dead.  kansasblue   Mar-21-09 09:28 PM   #4 
  - News is reporting that all 4 are 'critical' but also say waiting to notify families.  Liberal_in_LA   Mar-21-09 09:30 PM   #5 
     - Yes, CNN just said "critical" at 10:30 p.m.  femmocrat   Mar-21-09 09:33 PM   #6 
        - Update. CNN says critical, other news outlets say they died.  Liberal_in_LA   Mar-21-09 09:52 PM   #7 
  - Really quiet in my Oakland neighborhood tonight  11cents   Mar-21-09 10:48 PM   #8 
  - That's what I was afraid of. I hope everyone stays safe.  EFerrari   Mar-21-09 11:02 PM   #11 
  - Oakland radio reported that there was some celebrating tonight, as 'payback' over that BART shooting  Liberal_in_LA   Mar-21-09 11:11 PM   #13 
     - The Oakland police don't have much capital in the community.  EFerrari   Mar-22-09 12:01 AM   #14 
     - Don't try to turn this psycho into some sort of vigilante hero  XemaSab   Mar-22-09 12:32 AM   #18 
        - Excuse me? It things were better, you have to ask yourself  EFerrari   Mar-22-09 12:42 AM   #21 
        - I hear what you're saying  XemaSab   Mar-22-09 12:50 AM   #22 
        - I know.  EFerrari   Mar-22-09 12:55 AM   #23 
        - That was my impression.  Why Syzygy   Mar-22-09 04:39 AM   #82 
        - Well, you'll never know, will you, since the cops executed him before anyone could ask him. (NT)  Tesha   Mar-22-09 06:20 PM   #98 
           - Maybe they should have asked him nicely to stop firing at them?  varkam   Mar-22-09 06:38 PM   #100 
           - There are other ways to arrest a suspect than via SWAT teams that insist on killing the "cop-killer"  Tesha   Mar-22-09 07:33 PM   #107 
              - He killed two of the SWAT officers.  varkam   Mar-22-09 08:19 PM   #111 
                 - He killed the SWAT officers because they put themselves into a position to be killed.  Tesha   Mar-23-09 07:52 AM   #130 
                    - Here is one, would have done the job  Pavulon   Mar-23-09 05:20 PM   #135 
                    - You joke now, but when things ratchet up a few more notches... (NT)  Tesha   Mar-23-09 06:42 PM   #142 
                    - So it was the SWAT officers' fault that they died?  varkam   Mar-24-09 06:16 PM   #149 
           - My guess is you have never been in a life or death  Retired AF Dem   Mar-23-09 08:14 PM   #145 
     - That's really awful  Mz Pip   Mar-22-09 12:13 AM   #15 
     - Why hijack a thread with something that has nothing to do with this tragedy...  HardWorkingDem   Mar-22-09 01:10 AM   #27 
        - what the heck? I started this thread. Was just reporting what I heard.  Liberal_in_LA   Mar-22-09 01:38 AM   #37 
  - Yup. Look for cops going on a rampage now.  BlooInBloo   Mar-22-09 12:33 AM   #19 
     - Oh, BS...  HardWorkingDem   Mar-22-09 01:12 AM   #28 
     - that's a crock of shit  merh   Mar-22-09 02:39 AM   #72 
     - merh is probably right in his/her wrongness  LooseWilly   Mar-22-09 03:03 PM   #90 
  - I think "most" cop's  whatdoyouthink   Mar-21-09 10:52 PM   #9 
  - Yes... this story is heart breaking...  hlthe2b   Mar-21-09 11:01 PM   #10 
  - First, my thoughts and prayers go out to the families  OmahaBlueDog   Mar-22-09 12:18 AM   #16 
  - Justified?  Why Syzygy   Mar-22-09 04:45 AM   #83 
     - It was a poorly chosen word  OmahaBlueDog   Mar-22-09 01:44 PM   #87 
        - Thanks for the clarification.  Why Syzygy   Mar-22-09 06:46 PM   #103 
  - So very sad.  donheld   Mar-22-09 12:20 AM   #17 
  - This is horrible  Uzybone   Mar-22-09 12:42 AM   #20 
  - Their bosses were stupid.  LooseWilly   Mar-22-09 03:11 PM   #91 
  - "the gunman and burst into the apartment, he shot two more officers with an assault rifle"  depakid   Mar-22-09 12:56 AM   #24 
  - How is that possible assault weapons are illegal in California?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-22-09 01:15 AM   #29 
  - may not be "possible" anymore Dave  MichaelHarris   Mar-22-09 01:28 AM   #30 
  - You mean to tell me that criminals don't obey gun laws, I'm truly shocked.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-22-09 01:31 AM   #32 
     - nope they don't  MichaelHarris   Mar-22-09 01:36 AM   #36 
  - They're plenty legal elsewhere  depakid   Mar-22-09 01:29 AM   #31 
     - I guess we should ban mass shootings.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-22-09 01:33 AM   #33 
     - Dave how many is unacceptable?  MichaelHarris   Mar-22-09 01:44 AM   #39 
        - No criminal activity is acceptable, duh.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-22-09 01:45 AM   #40 
        - well  MichaelHarris   Mar-22-09 01:51 AM   # 
           - The intelligence of the answer matched the intelligence of the question.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-22-09 01:53 AM   #43 
              - So  MichaelHarris   Mar-22-09 01:55 AM   #46 
                 - Again no level of criminal activity is acceptable, 1 death is not acceptable.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-22-09 01:58 AM   #49 
        - FBI crime stats put the number of annual rifle murders at around 500-ish,  benEzra   Mar-22-09 05:22 PM   #92 
     - Here's the question  MichaelHarris   Mar-22-09 01:42 AM   #38 
     - No criminal activity is acceptable, duh.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-22-09 01:46 AM   #41 
     - Assault weapons advocates don't care one iota about the consequences to society  depakid   Mar-22-09 01:51 AM   #42 
     - I totally agree  MichaelHarris   Mar-22-09 01:54 AM   #44 
     - Since "assault weapons" aren't forceful weapons in the grand scheme of things...  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-22-09 01:56 AM   #47 
        - my point is  MichaelHarris   Mar-22-09 02:00 AM   #51 
           - My sympathies to the victims of these criminals.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-22-09 02:01 AM   #53 
              - have any for these people also?  MichaelHarris   Mar-22-09 02:05 AM   #56 
                 - Of course I sympathize with all victims of crime.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-22-09 02:07 AM   #58 
                 - It is probably  Why Syzygy   Mar-22-09 04:58 AM   #84 
     - My ownership of a semi automatic rifle costs society nothing.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-22-09 01:54 AM   #45 
     - and that's where you're wrong  MichaelHarris   Mar-22-09 01:56 AM   #48 
        - See what I mean?  depakid   Mar-22-09 01:59 AM   #50 
        - Educate yourself please.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-22-09 02:02 AM   #54 
        - I just keep posting  MichaelHarris   Mar-22-09 02:08 AM   #59 
           - I'll keep posting the defensive use articles, it will be a lot of fun.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-22-09 02:12 AM   #62 
           - at the end of the year  MichaelHarris   Mar-22-09 02:57 AM   #75 
              - You think I'm keeping score?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-22-09 03:06 AM   #78 
                 - Even if  MichaelHarris   Mar-22-09 06:40 PM   #102 
                    - I think that's what I said.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-22-09 07:03 PM   #104 
           - Give it up, Michael  Skittles   Mar-22-09 10:01 PM   #119 
        - My weapons haven't been used in a crime, so you are wrong again.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-22-09 02:00 AM   #52 
        - You still don't get it  depakid   Mar-22-09 02:06 AM   #57 
           - I said my weapons cost society nothing, no one addressed that point.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-22-09 02:10 AM   #60 
              - I did  MichaelHarris   Mar-22-09 02:12 AM   #61 
                 - Your quote, "Every time an assault weapon is used in a crime we pay."  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-22-09 02:16 AM   #63 
                    - just because  MichaelHarris   Mar-22-09 02:24 AM   #64 
                       - I've never sold an assault weapon.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-22-09 02:27 AM   #65 
                          - and you've bought  MichaelHarris   Mar-22-09 02:28 AM   #66 
                             - The one I bought was bought new by a friend.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-22-09 02:31 AM   # 
                             - That makes you  MichaelHarris   Mar-22-09 02:36 AM   #70 
                                - It does appear that crimes using assault weapons are on the rise.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-22-09 02:43 AM   #73 
                                   - they prefer what they can get  MichaelHarris   Mar-22-09 02:56 AM   #74 
                                   - The 3% number is rifles used in murders and the FBI keeps the statistics.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-22-09 02:58 AM   #76 
                                   - I've seen that said also  MichaelHarris   Mar-22-09 03:00 AM   #77 
                                   - Here you go.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-22-09 03:09 AM   #79 
                                   - 10th amendment  MichaelHarris   Mar-22-09 06:37 PM   #99 
                                   - They have every states numbers, look around the site.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-22-09 07:06 PM   #105 
                                   - you're missing the point  MichaelHarris   Mar-22-09 11:47 PM   #120 
                                   - At that time they didn't carry those weapons in their vehicles.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-23-09 12:21 AM   #121 
                                   - Well  MichaelHarris   Mar-23-09 12:26 AM   #122 
                                   - Did you read my post?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-23-09 12:29 AM   #123 
                                   - Noticed you conveniently skipped the FACTS about the FBI's stats.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-23-09 01:07 AM   #126 
                                   - I didn't skip  MichaelHarris   Mar-23-09 01:47 AM   #127 
                                   - Yes and I pointed out that the UCR covers 94.6% of the population.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-23-09 11:14 AM   #133 
                                   - I could be wrong  MichaelHarris   Mar-23-09 06:14 PM   #141 
                                   - It's only homicides as has been stated.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-23-09 07:48 PM   #143 
                                   - I'm not sure  MichaelHarris   Mar-24-09 01:23 AM   #147 
                                   - I think they supported the NICS.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-24-09 10:11 AM   #148 
                                   - Most departments participate in the Uniform Crime Reports collection process  benEzra   Mar-22-09 05:47 PM   #95 
                                   - You may want to retract some of these statements.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-22-09 04:02 AM   #81 
                                   - The 3% number comes from the Federal Bureau of Investigation,  benEzra   Mar-22-09 05:41 PM   #94 
                             - The one I bought was bought new by a friend.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-22-09 02:31 AM   #67 
        - Actually, I'm not sure I buy your identification of cause or effect.  LooseWilly   Mar-22-09 02:49 PM   #89 
        - What is an "assault weapon?"  derby378   Mar-22-09 05:52 PM   #97 
     - Solution: everyone wears head-to-toe kevlar vests...24/7  hlthe2b   Mar-22-09 08:34 AM   #86 
        - You live in Colorado, yes? Guess how many rifle murders Colorado averages a year.  benEzra   Mar-22-09 05:52 PM   #96 
           - Semi-automated assault rifle deaths? rare when they occur...  hlthe2b   Mar-22-09 07:44 PM   #109 
              - Nope they would not. No AW used there  Pavulon   Mar-22-09 08:22 PM   #113 
              - BS  hlthe2b   Mar-23-09 05:47 PM   #138 
                 - Run away, run away, good tactic when losing an argument.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-23-09 10:16 PM   #146 
              - There weren't any military style rifles used at Columbine.  benEzra   Mar-22-09 08:41 PM   #115 
              - re:  hlthe2b   Mar-23-09 05:46 PM   #137 
                 - Here's a picture, if you are open minded enough to look at it:  benEzra   Mar-23-09 06:03 PM   #139 
              - Why would the Columbine parents agree, assault weapons weren't used by the killers?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-23-09 12:31 AM   #124 
                 - Bull shit symantecs  hlthe2b   Mar-23-09 05:46 PM   #136 
                    - The Hi-Point 995 is not a "military style rifle" by any stretch of the imagination,  benEzra   Mar-23-09 06:05 PM   #140 
                    - So proving you wrong is bullshit semantics, just educate yourself before you run your mouth.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-23-09 07:50 PM   #144 
     - Good questions  krispos42   Mar-22-09 03:32 AM   #80 
     - Your view is too utilitarian.  chrisa   Mar-23-09 08:45 AM   #131 
     - Is this considered a "mass shooting"?  krispos42   Mar-22-09 02:37 AM   #71 
  - I wonder why they burst in without throwing tear gas and stun grenades?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-22-09 01:34 AM   #35 
  - Maybe they didn't know if the guy was actually in there.  LisaL   Mar-22-09 07:34 PM   #108 
     - I'd have gone through a lot of tear gas and stun grenades.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-22-09 07:53 PM   #110 
  - SF Chronicle is reporting the guy shot through a closet door  krispos42   Mar-22-09 02:32 AM   #68 
  - delete  Brooklyns_Finest   Mar-22-09 01:00 AM   #25 
  - What does this have to do with the BART incident?  Brooklyns_Finest   Mar-22-09 01:00 AM   #26 
  - You said you live in Albany, the whitest square mile between Richmond and San Jose.  EFerrari   Mar-22-09 02:02 AM   #55 
  - Except maybe for Alameda...  LooseWilly   Mar-22-09 09:32 PM   #118 
     - Piedmont and Alameda don't have that kind of dedication.  EFerrari   Mar-23-09 02:20 AM   #128 
  - I've read four or more  Why Syzygy   Mar-22-09 05:05 AM   #85 
  - Very sad.  FloridaJudy   Mar-22-09 01:34 AM   #34 
  - Tragic.  Naturyl   Mar-22-09 02:32 AM   #69 
  - Tragedies like this could never happen if our society would let us arm policemen...  leftofthedial   Mar-22-09 05:23 PM   #93 
  - Just tragic. Five people lost their lives because of the actions of one.  varkam   Mar-22-09 06:40 PM   #101 
  - Yep, little banger should have manned up and  Pavulon   Mar-22-09 07:08 PM   #106 
     - Presumably he was a real person himself.  varkam   Mar-22-09 08:20 PM   #112 
        - A real person would man up  Pavulon   Mar-22-09 08:23 PM   #114 
           - Whatever you say eom  varkam   Mar-22-09 08:46 PM   #116 
  - Damn shame  Adelante   Mar-22-09 09:03 PM   #117 
  - WTF? Who let him out of prison?  rq4a   Mar-23-09 12:41 AM   #125 
  - Rap Sheet  SoDesuKa   Mar-23-09 02:46 AM   #129 
     - I'm sure details of Mixon's prior convictions will surface soon enough - UPDATED  slackmaster   Mar-23-09 02:56 PM   #134 
        - And people praised this scumbag.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-25-09 12:05 AM   #150 
  - Generally speaking: Poverty and High Crime go hand-in-hand.  olegramps   Mar-23-09 09:31 AM   #132 
 

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