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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-23-09 12:58 AM
Response to Reply #140
143. Don't waste your time. Go see the video -- of Skip talking
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  -All charges DROPPED against Professor Gates, per m$nbc. babylonsister  Jul-21-09 10:24 AM   #0 
  - In 60 minutes they're going to invite him to their pool.  BlooInBloo   Jul-21-09 10:25 AM   #1 
  - Oopsie, indeed. n/t  Raskolnik   Jul-21-09 10:27 AM   #2 
  - But, but, but why??  Lost-in-FL   Jul-21-09 10:31 AM   #3 
  - Ding ding  malaise   Jul-21-09 01:23 PM   #47 
  - It was reported this am that the driver in a suit and his limo/car were there  chelsea0011   Jul-21-09 10:33 AM   #4 
  - It's also class. I'll bet that cop can't afford to live anywhere near Cambridge. nt  Captain Hilts   Jul-21-09 10:49 AM   #9 
     - In MA?  -..__...   Jul-21-09 11:05 AM   #14 
     - East Cambridge was a godawful slum when I lived in Boston  Warpy   Jul-21-09 02:16 PM   #55 
  - Gosh, who could have seen this coming?  tishaLA   Jul-21-09 10:37 AM   #5 
  - this is amazing  JitterbugPerfume   Jul-21-09 10:43 AM   #6 
  - Yeah... I'm amazed that with all the cops...  -..__...   Jul-21-09 11:03 AM   #10 
     - Not surprising you wouldn't know who he is.  AspenRose   Jul-21-09 11:05 AM   #13 
     - Yeah...  -..__...   Jul-21-09 11:11 AM   #17 
        - Obnoxious tool? Look in the mirror. nt  babylonsister   Jul-21-09 11:29 AM   #20 
        - Maybe I should create a media circus...  -..__...   Jul-21-09 11:38 AM   #25 
           - Maybe he shouldn't have been humiliated in his own home  babylonsister   Jul-21-09 11:42 AM   #27 
           - "Act human"?  -..__...   Jul-21-09 12:07 PM   #34 
              - Yes, act human. You should give it a go, too.  babylonsister   Jul-21-09 12:17 PM   #36 
              - I see why you're unfamiliar with the phrase. n/t  Raineyb   Jul-21-09 01:20 PM   #44 
              - Every time I see one of your posts  CatWoman   Jul-21-09 05:44 PM   #106 
              - ...  Cha   Jul-23-09 01:03 AM   #144 
              - The only thing more nonsensical than your DU handle are your comments  Number23   Jul-22-09 04:19 AM   #118 
           - Maybe you could grow a brain  Hutzpa   Jul-21-09 11:53 AM   #32 
           - Oh, for pete's sake...let it be.  MineralMan   Jul-21-09 02:08 PM   #52 
        - What an idiot. Read a book.  Flaneur   Jul-21-09 12:31 PM   #40 
     - Watch more PBS  JitterbugPerfume   Jul-21-09 11:07 AM   #15 
     - That would be fine...  -..__...   Jul-21-09 11:33 AM   #23 
     - THAT  Hutzpa   Jul-21-09 12:05 PM   #33 
        - No...  -..__...   Jul-21-09 12:16 PM   #35 
           - celebrity? Hollywood Squares?  JitterbugPerfume   Jul-21-09 01:31 PM   #50 
           - give it up  hiphopnation   Jul-21-09 04:34 PM   #84 
           - OK, there...here's a scenario that might help you understand...  MineralMan   Jul-21-09 02:15 PM   #54 
           - Oh my.....excellent scenario!  Spazito   Jul-21-09 04:01 PM   #78 
           - Well, all I'm hearing is crickets,  MineralMan   Jul-21-09 04:08 PM   #79 
              - Yeah, the silence, virtually speaking, is deafening since your post...  Spazito   Jul-21-09 04:10 PM   #80 
           - Umm, I had that happen to me.  Ikonoklast   Jul-21-09 08:28 PM   #114 
           - Hmmm... a hypothetical question?  -..__...   Jul-22-09 08:22 PM   #141 
           - You need to team up with Buchanan and Turley!  Karenina   Jul-21-09 03:19 PM   #61 
     - PBS IS DEVIL SATIN LIBRUL!!!111111  datasuspect   Jul-21-09 12:24 PM   #37 
     - He's done a bunch of documentaries. Maybe the last one  EFerrari   Jul-21-09 11:11 AM   #18 
     - I never even heard of the fucking guy until this incident.  hiphopnation   Jul-21-09 04:33 PM   #83 
  - Excellent. Will he sue now?  sinkingfeeling   Jul-21-09 10:44 AM   #7 
  - hope so  ensho   Jul-21-09 10:47 AM   #8 
  - he has a case for harrassment  fascisthunter   Jul-21-09 01:23 PM   #46 
  - Also  AspenRose   Jul-21-09 11:03 AM   #11 
  - How can you mistake a guy in a tux carrying a bag for someone with a backpack?  EFerrari   Jul-21-09 03:09 PM   #59 
  - One thing police academies have got to start teaching  Warpy   Jul-21-09 11:03 AM   #12 
  - I'd have to agree.  Robb   Jul-21-09 12:35 PM   #42 
  - Good point. Cops are like drill sergeants there.  burning rain   Jul-21-09 02:11 PM   #53 
  - If you see someone forcing the door of a neighbors house would you object?  stray cat   Jul-21-09 11:09 AM   #16 
  - there was nothing wrong  qazplm   Jul-21-09 11:40 AM   #26 
  - probably better and simpler to ask for ID  hfojvt   Jul-21-09 02:25 PM   #56 
     - Well my Drivers License is still for my old address  EndersDame   Jul-23-09 03:41 PM   #153 
  - Not if I saw it was my neighbor.  Dappleganger   Jul-21-09 11:53 AM   #31 
  - Yeah, Mrs. Kravitz across the street might  juno jones   Jul-21-09 01:54 PM   #51 
  - OK, his house had recently been broken into that's why there was  seaglass   Jul-21-09 05:07 PM   #97 
     - I'm going to err on the side of proven history.  Dappleganger   Jul-21-09 07:43 PM   #110 
  - Wow. Give it a rest. Besides...that's not the point  ecstatic   Jul-21-09 12:34 PM   #41 
  - Not if I recognized the someone as my neighbor. n/t  quiller4   Jul-21-09 03:55 PM   #73 
  - Surprise, surprise...this has gone down from 10 recs to 9 within the past 5 minutes  AspenRose   Jul-21-09 11:19 AM   #19 
  - I bet I know who it was, too.  Occulus   Jul-21-09 01:24 PM   #48 
  - I don't know how they could press any charges against him, now that they've established he was in  lindisfarne   Jul-21-09 11:31 AM   #21 
  - Link to video of Gates's attorney's statement  lindisfarne   Jul-21-09 11:32 AM   #22 
  - From that link:  AspenRose   Jul-21-09 11:49 AM   #29 
  - Excellent news.  Starry Messenger   Jul-21-09 11:38 AM   #24 
  - They need to fuckin' apologies  Hutzpa   Jul-21-09 11:43 AM   #28 
  - Yup and next time there is a report about two men  whistler162   Jul-21-09 11:49 AM   #30 
     - See post #22  Hutzpa   Jul-21-09 12:29 PM   #38 
     - See #26.  AspenRose   Jul-21-09 12:30 PM   #39 
  - It's clear to some people that a black man can't talk shit in his own  Solomon   Jul-21-09 01:11 PM   #43 
  - Go and look at that other thread  Occulus   Jul-21-09 01:21 PM   #45 
     - I don't think that poster will show. n/t  Raineyb   Jul-21-09 01:30 PM   #49 
        - I nuked him just in case. TY, Elad!  Karenina   Jul-21-09 03:56 PM   #74 
           - What's did I miss about Turley? n/t  EFerrari   Jul-21-09 04:11 PM   #81 
              - The oh so mediocre Thurgood Marshall.  Karenina   Jul-21-09 04:58 PM   #92 
                 - I managed to forget that. n/t  EFerrari   Jul-21-09 05:03 PM   #93 
  - Are you surprised by that?  hfojvt   Jul-21-09 02:27 PM   #57 
  - Right. If the police report is true. Oh, brother.  EFerrari   Jul-21-09 03:10 PM   #60 
  - What do you think they are lying about?  hfojvt   Jul-21-09 03:41 PM   #66 
     - They had to justify the arrest so that means in their report  EFerrari   Jul-21-09 03:45 PM   #68 
        - well Gates own report does not sound credible to me  hfojvt   Jul-21-09 04:33 PM   #82 
           - He asked for their information because they were in his home,  EFerrari   Jul-21-09 04:42 PM   #87 
           - they don't really need his permission  hfojvt   Jul-21-09 04:49 PM   #88 
              - Do they have probably cause? Most burglars don't show up with luggage,  EFerrari   Jul-21-09 04:52 PM   #89 
              - oh they easily might  hfojvt   Jul-21-09 05:07 PM   #96 
                 - Except the ID has the address on it. It is a big stretch.  EFerrari   Jul-21-09 05:09 PM   #98 
                 - the officer hasn't seen the ID though  hfojvt   Jul-21-09 05:14 PM   #101 
                    - Leadership has a lot to do with how a group of cops operate.  EFerrari   Jul-21-09 05:27 PM   #102 
                    - So I guess the fact that...  jonestonesusa   Jul-22-09 02:09 AM   #115 
                       - there's no need to speculate on everything  hfojvt   Jul-22-09 01:37 PM   #122 
                          - Really, it's simpler than you put it  jonestonesusa   Jul-23-09 12:39 AM   #142 
                             - the arrest is an outrage  hfojvt   Jul-23-09 05:16 AM   #147 
                 - Did you used to write for Hart to Hart? Magnum PI?  Number23   Jul-22-09 04:29 AM   #119 
                    - ooh look, it's another ad hominem reply  hfojvt   Jul-22-09 01:56 PM   #125 
                       - Yep. DEFINITELY Scooby Doo  Number23   Jul-22-09 04:55 PM   #137 
              - Once they saw his ID and saw he lived there they had no business staying  Raineyb   Jul-21-09 05:47 PM   #108 
           - Would you be so kind as to explain your $$ reference?  Karenina   Jul-21-09 04:53 PM   #91 
              - this officer candidate does not understand the question  hfojvt   Jul-21-09 05:04 PM   #94 
                 - Please, don't be so coy!  Karenina   Jul-21-09 05:35 PM   #104 
                 - I am coy? But you did not answer the straight question.  hfojvt   Jul-21-09 08:15 PM   #112 
                 - I understand completely. I saw your name next to it when I looked it up n/t  Raineyb   Jul-21-09 05:45 PM   #107 
                 - I learn so much from reading your replies.  hfojvt   Jul-21-09 08:18 PM   #113 
                    - I wouldn't waste a third grader's insult on the likes of you. I was looking for 1st.  Raineyb   Jul-22-09 06:04 PM   #139 
                 - It's impossible to get a man to understand something  Karenina   Jul-22-09 04:03 AM   #117 
                    - I don't have a salary  hfojvt   Jul-22-09 12:52 PM   #120 
                       - I appreciate your response.  Karenina   Jul-22-09 03:39 PM   #133 
                       - I don't really care how much money Gates makes  hfojvt   Jul-23-09 04:51 AM   #146 
                          - How Skip saw it:  Karenina   Jul-23-09 05:37 AM   #148 
                             - I don't think I have any such need to put the onus anywhere  hfojvt   Jul-23-09 02:45 PM   #150 
                                - "I would like to ask him why he thought he was in danger."  Karenina   Jul-23-09 07:03 PM   #154 
                       - key words here being:  hiphopnation   Jul-22-09 04:18 PM   #136 
                          - unfortunately there are only two accounts  hfojvt   Jul-23-09 04:22 AM   #145 
                             - your logic is circular  hiphopnation   Jul-23-09 08:28 AM   #149 
                                - I think the word you want is 'prolix' rather than prolific  hfojvt   Jul-23-09 02:57 PM   #151 
  - or you any less of a witless nincompoop!  hiphopnation   Jul-22-09 01:00 PM   #121 
     - just going by what has been reported  hfojvt   Jul-22-09 01:46 PM   #123 
        - He acted like an arrogant and pushy bigshot rather than like a gentleman and a scholar.  hiphopnation   Jul-22-09 03:09 PM   #132 
           - These rationalizations go in one of two ways.  EFerrari   Jul-22-09 05:09 PM   #138 
              - and total crickets from the maggot tools parroting the defense of racist cops  hiphopnation   Jul-22-09 08:00 PM   #140 
              - Don't waste your time. Go see the video -- of Skip talking  EFerrari   Jul-23-09 12:58 AM   #143 
              - I don't really think of cops as 'authority'  hfojvt   Jul-23-09 03:29 PM   #152 
  - Lawyer's statement on Gates arrest  babylonsister   Jul-21-09 02:40 PM   #58 
  - Gates should probably let this go because suing your own police department  EFerrari   Jul-21-09 03:20 PM   #62 
  - Because police shouldn't ever be punished when they do wrong  Occulus   Jul-21-09 03:25 PM   #63 
  - I'd love to see that. But he has to live there.  EFerrari   Jul-21-09 03:40 PM   #65 
  - People can differ over whether fear of police mistreatment is sufficient reason...  BlooInBloo   Jul-21-09 03:43 PM   #67 
     - If nothing else, he has primo material for a documentary  AspenRose   Jul-21-09 03:53 PM   #71 
        - Apparently, he intends to.  Occulus   Jul-21-09 03:56 PM   #76 
  - Not to mention defamation.  Solomon   Jul-21-09 03:46 PM   #70 
     - You were living while black. That's cause enough for some, even here, apparently.  Occulus   Jul-21-09 03:55 PM   #72 
     - for the record, I don't think it's okay  hfojvt   Jul-21-09 04:40 PM   #86 
  - That was a quick change of mind.  BlooInBloo   Jul-21-09 03:27 PM   #64 
  - Why wouldn't the policeman provide his name and badge number?  blogslut   Jul-21-09 03:45 PM   #69 
  - I would say because he knew he was out of line n/t  quiller4   Jul-21-09 03:56 PM   #75 
     - The cop didn't realize that his refusal makes him and his department  Occulus   Jul-21-09 03:59 PM   #77 
  - i just love the tools who are defending police here  hiphopnation   Jul-21-09 04:39 PM   #85 
  - +1, nt  Lost-in-FL   Jul-21-09 04:52 PM   # 
  - +1, nt  Lost-in-FL   Jul-21-09 04:52 PM   #90 
  - It's unbelievable.  EFerrari   Jul-21-09 05:05 PM   #95 
  - Yes it is. Utterly reprehensible.  Occulus   Jul-21-09 05:14 PM   #100 
  - Okay, I have to tell you...  Spazito   Jul-21-09 05:37 PM   #105 
  - "Why? Who gives a fuck why? " The why is the same in both the incident  retread   Jul-21-09 05:53 PM   #109 
  - I have the one tool in this thread on ignore.  Starry Messenger   Jul-22-09 01:56 PM   #126 
  - Moreover, it's the same fucking people who always "wait for the police report".  Evoman   Jul-22-09 02:09 PM   #127 
  - But they're soooo responsible! "Reserving judgement" until "all the facts are out"?  BlooInBloo   Jul-22-09 02:23 PM   #130 
     - HA! Exactly.  Evoman   Jul-22-09 03:49 PM   #134 
  - Another +1!  backscatter712   Jul-22-09 03:50 PM   #135 
  - I can imagine after a long life of being looked at suspiciously and treated  Ilsa   Jul-21-09 05:13 PM   #99 
  - He'd also just flown in from CHINA and he was sick. n/t  EFerrari   Jul-21-09 05:30 PM   #103 
  - In other words, the cops were caught lying their asses off...  backscatter712   Jul-21-09 07:51 PM   #111 
  - He has a veritable palette of options here.  Karenina   Jul-22-09 03:57 AM   #116 
  - He'd probably still be in jail if the story hadn't gone public.  lpbk2713   Jul-22-09 01:49 PM   #124 
  - And if he wasn't famous as well.  Evoman   Jul-22-09 02:12 PM   #128 
     - Exactly  lpbk2713   Jul-22-09 02:19 PM   #129 
  - This story reminds me of the 1993 Samuel L. Jackson movie "Amos & Andrew".  Warren DeMontague   Jul-22-09 03:08 PM   #131 
 

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