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Response to Reply #158
159. The Thin Blue Line is EVERYWHERE!
Even here on DU!
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  -For such a big, strapping police officer, Crowley's nothing but a whiny bitch MrScorpio  Jul-24-09 07:07 PM   #0 
  - Where,or when,was he whining?  virgogal   Jul-24-09 07:09 PM   #1 
  - Well, it's quite clear that his police union heard all of his whining from the way they're reacting  MrScorpio   Jul-24-09 07:13 PM   #3 
     - You know it. n/t  EFerrari   Jul-24-09 07:20 PM   #13 
     - Whining is not the same as defending your position. I'm not defending  virgogal   Jul-24-09 07:35 PM   #28 
     - They didn't defend their position. There isn't actually anything there they can defend.  EFerrari   Jul-24-09 07:40 PM   #31 
     - and obama to his credit has apologized for calling the decision to arrest "stupid"  paulsby   Jul-25-09 12:38 AM   #104 
        - Pres Obama is showing us, once again, why he's the coolest motherfucker on the planet  MrScorpio   Jul-25-09 01:37 AM   #117 
        - the double standards here are amazing  paulsby   Jul-25-09 01:54 AM   #131 
           - If I can't call a bunch a whiny babies "whiners", what the fuck is happening to this country?  MrScorpio   Jul-25-09 02:18 AM   #140 
              - it isn't whining to stand up for oneself  paulsby   Jul-25-09 02:29 AM   #145 
                 - You're stuck in neutral, aren't you?  MrScorpio   Jul-25-09 02:34 AM   #148 
                    - yes, unlike you  paulsby   Jul-25-09 02:36 AM   #149 
                       - Only the ones you like  MrScorpio   Jul-25-09 02:37 AM   #150 
                          - i haven;t dismissed any facts  paulsby   Jul-25-09 02:41 AM   #152 
                             - Fact is that the cop's arrest of Prof. Gates couldn't stick  MrScorpio   Jul-25-09 02:59 AM   #155 
                                - except those aren't facts  paulsby   Jul-25-09 03:19 AM   #158 
                                   - The Thin Blue Line is EVERYWHERE!  MrScorpio   Jul-25-09 03:27 AM   #159 
                                   - oh noes!  paulsby   Jul-26-09 02:03 AM   #201 
                                   - The mayor apologized to Dr. Gates. The cops are sticking together  EFerrari   Jul-25-09 05:37 AM   #161 
        - He didn't apologize for saying they behaved stupidly. He said  EFerrari   Jul-25-09 02:00 AM   #133 
           - that only makes you look like a racist  paulsby   Jul-25-09 02:15 AM   #138 
              - No, that's accurate. The union sprinkled minority members all over the stage  EFerrari   Jul-25-09 02:24 AM   #142 
                 - omg,. they "sprinkled them"  paulsby   Jul-25-09 02:27 AM   #143 
                    - This guy is probably in the union, too.  EFerrari   Jul-25-09 02:31 AM   #146 
     - He whined to his union and his union is acting like a bunch of prima donnas  MrScorpio   Jul-24-09 07:42 PM   #32 
        - Does this mean that everything a union does or says  Obamanaut   Jul-24-09 08:27 PM   #62 
        - If they're demanding that Obama apologize to every cop in the country  MrScorpio   Jul-24-09 08:38 PM   #68 
           - When families co-sign the bad behavior of addicts, we call it enabling and dysfunctional. n/t  EFerrari   Jul-24-09 08:41 PM   #69 
        - That's what unions do,  virgogal   Jul-24-09 08:54 PM   #76 
           - This one is wrong this time  MrScorpio   Jul-24-09 08:56 PM   #78 
     - This post is more typical, knee-jerk bullshit from the peanut gallery who cannot recognize  bertman   Jul-24-09 09:29 PM   #91 
        - Well let me get this straight:  MrScorpio   Jul-24-09 10:04 PM   #92 
        - "What they're doing is trying to protect the phony aura of infallibility that this country  bertman   Jul-24-09 10:31 PM   #94 
        - Are you sitting there...  MrScorpio   Jul-24-09 10:36 PM   #95 
        - To extrapolate that some cops have an attitude problem therefore ALL cops have an  bertman   Jul-26-09 11:05 AM   #212 
        - bingo  paulsby   Jul-25-09 01:40 AM   #119 
           - They maybe a union, but they're cops first  MrScorpio   Jul-25-09 01:45 AM   #124 
              - which is of course a strawman  paulsby   Jul-25-09 01:50 AM   #128 
        - you clearly CAN"T get it straight  paulsby   Jul-25-09 12:41 AM   #106 
           - Oh please  MrScorpio   Jul-25-09 01:23 AM   #111 
           - way to evade the issue  paulsby   Jul-25-09 01:34 AM   #113 
           - He followed Crowley out because Crowley hadn't given him his name and  SeattleGirl   Jul-25-09 01:35 AM   #114 
              - i;m not defending anybody  paulsby   Jul-25-09 02:10 AM   #136 
        - Obama is uppity, too? That can't be good.  EFerrari   Jul-24-09 10:39 PM   #96 
           - +10  SeattleGirl   Jul-24-09 10:55 PM   #99 
  - Crowley has an agenda, a rightwing populist one based on white victimhood--  mix   Jul-24-09 07:13 PM   #2 
  - Bingo!  MrScorpio   Jul-24-09 07:15 PM   #5 
  - Link Please?  MannyGoldstein   Jul-24-09 07:16 PM   #7 
  - He probably is a fan of Dobbs, Fox & Rush.. and is enjoying the whole thing  SoCalDem   Jul-24-09 08:56 PM   #77 
  - Really? You honestly believe that?  snailly   Jul-24-09 09:13 PM   #89 
  - Honestly, should I believe otherwise, given the man's actions? n/t  mix   Jul-24-09 10:26 PM   #93 
  - oooh, the "agenda" card  paulsby   Jul-25-09 12:46 AM   #109 
  - Neither do your rationalizations.  EFerrari   Jul-25-09 05:30 AM   #160 
  - Thanks for the "cop" perspective, paulsby.  mix   Jul-25-09 04:12 PM   #184 
  - An Agenda based on diversion and distraction from the key policy issues of the day  Supersedeas   Jul-25-09 07:28 AM   #163 
  - I sure prefer Obama's way of dealing with this to DUers.  stray cat   Jul-24-09 07:14 PM   #4 
  - obama is an adult  paulsby   Jul-25-09 01:41 AM   #120 
     - Stuck on stupid? Look in the mirror.  SeattleGirl   Jul-25-09 01:42 AM   # 
        - i stand with the president  paulsby   Jul-25-09 01:48 AM   #126 
           - I stand with him too. He did not back away from saying that Gates  SeattleGirl   Jul-25-09 02:11 AM   #137 
           - whether or not gates should have been arrested  paulsby   Jul-25-09 02:18 AM   #139 
           - Please show me where Obama said he was wrong  donheld   Jul-25-09 04:08 PM   #178 
              - he;s a fricken politician  paulsby   Jul-26-09 01:54 AM   #200 
                 - The chief law enforcement officer in this country is Eric Holder, not the president.  EFerrari   Jul-26-09 02:45 AM   #203 
                    - it's arguable either way  paulsby   Jul-26-09 02:57 AM   #206 
                       - You really have a problem with factuality. No, it's not arguable.  EFerrari   Jul-26-09 03:00 AM   #208 
                          - you are the one who has issues with facts  paulsby   Jul-26-09 03:02 AM   #209 
                             - No sale, Paul.  EFerrari   Jul-26-09 03:28 AM   #211 
  - Oh Come On - Provide A Link  MannyGoldstein   Jul-24-09 07:15 PM   #6 
  - At the whine-o-rama, the union asked for an apology from Obama  EFerrari   Jul-24-09 07:19 PM   #11 
  - But What Did The Officer Himself Say?  MannyGoldstein   Jul-24-09 07:20 PM   #12 
     - Doesn't that easily translate into Obama was unfair?  EFerrari   Jul-24-09 07:22 PM   # 
     - If By "Unfair" You Mean Politely Disagreeing, Then You Have A Point  MannyGoldstein   Jul-24-09 07:23 PM   #16 
        - He said Obama shouldn't wade into a local issue without the facts.  EFerrari   Jul-24-09 07:25 PM   #19 
           - So Obama *Should* Wade Into A Local Issue Without The Facts?  MannyGoldstein   Jul-24-09 07:27 PM   #22 
              - Obama had the facts just fine. After he said his disclaimers,  EFerrari   Jul-24-09 07:29 PM   #23 
                 - And if the president had declined to comment at the initial press  Obamanaut   Jul-24-09 08:32 PM   #65 
                 - Why should it go away sooner?  Raineyb   Jul-24-09 10:58 PM   #100 
                 - you don't even have the facts  paulsby   Jul-25-09 02:07 AM   #135 
                    - No, Obama didn't say that. Go watch the clip again.  EFerrari   Jul-25-09 02:22 AM   #141 
     - That's a rightwing sports station, why go there to air your grievances?  mix   Jul-24-09 07:50 PM   #39 
     - He also said "I didn't vote for him." nt  MADem   Jul-24-09 08:06 PM   #45 
  - Are you checking out Countdown right now?  MrScorpio   Jul-24-09 07:22 PM   #14 
     - But You Accused Crowley Himself  MannyGoldstein   Jul-24-09 07:26 PM   #21 
        - Crowley was standing behind the PO union speakers during the whine-a-thon  MrScorpio   Jul-24-09 07:29 PM   #24 
           - Jane over at Salon pointed out that while there were minority members  EFerrari   Jul-24-09 07:31 PM   #25 
           - Besides, all cops are blue  MrScorpio   Jul-24-09 07:34 PM   #27 
           - And that's the root of the problem, right there.  EFerrari   Jul-24-09 07:36 PM   #29 
              - Correctamundo!  MrScorpio   Jul-24-09 07:48 PM   #37 
           - I thought Lemon from CNN said that the Black officer  goclark   Jul-24-09 08:13 PM   #53 
              - The black officer I saw said something different.  EFerrari   Jul-24-09 08:20 PM   # 
                 - txs  goclark   Jul-24-09 09:19 PM   #90 
           - +1  mix   Jul-24-09 07:47 PM   #36 
  - he was joking with Obama on the phone  Enrique   Jul-24-09 07:17 PM   #8 
  - Which is no doubt what he intended when he agreed to the union press conference today.  EFerrari   Jul-24-09 07:24 PM   #17 
  - Right. Dr. Gates should have been left out there twisting in the wind  EFerrari   Jul-24-09 07:18 PM   #9 
  - I thought it was odd when Crowley said he couldn't hear himself speaking...  eleny   Jul-24-09 07:18 PM   #10 
  - If this were the case,  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jul-24-09 07:25 PM   #18 
     - Yes, unless it's an automated system  eleny   Jul-24-09 07:32 PM   #26 
        - He acted like a predator, when you think about it.  EFerrari   Jul-24-09 07:44 PM   #33 
           - Oh, so he got Gates onto the porch after he secured his identity?  eleny   Jul-24-09 07:50 PM   #38 
              - Yeah. Gates ID'd himself inside. The only reason he followed Crowley  EFerrari   Jul-24-09 07:52 PM   #40 
                 - "Gotcha now, 'Mr. Irate Black Man'"  MrScorpio   Jul-24-09 07:56 PM   #42 
                 - He sure showed that older, lame, sick, jet lagged 5'7" black man  EFerrari   Jul-24-09 08:01 PM   #43 
                 - I'm grateful that a taser wasn't involved  eleny   Jul-24-09 08:05 PM   #44 
                    - Ahh, jeez  MrScorpio   Jul-24-09 08:07 PM   #46 
                    - That's one reason why I don't believe Crowley's hyperbole  eleny   Jul-24-09 08:10 PM   #50 
                    - I know.  EFerrari   Jul-24-09 08:09 PM   #48 
                 - gate's id  maglatinavi   Jul-24-09 08:45 PM   #72 
                    - Gates had already presented his ID inside. He followed the officer  EFerrari   Jul-24-09 08:56 PM   #79 
  - Big black president being straightforward and sensible  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jul-24-09 07:22 PM   #15 
  - And for this the police union is engaging in a whine-a-thon  MrScorpio   Jul-24-09 07:25 PM   #20 
     - the president was intelligent enough  paulsby   Jul-25-09 01:46 AM   #125 
        - The president never said Crowley wasn't a racist. That's your revision.  EFerrari   Jul-25-09 04:08 PM   #179 
  - Crowley needs to read the bill of rights  JitterbugPerfume   Jul-24-09 07:38 PM   #30 
  - Now, now....this face has gotten him places!  Lars39   Jul-24-09 07:45 PM   #34 
  - LOL  EFerrari   Jul-24-09 07:46 PM   #35 
  - He's got his Piety on!  eleny   Jul-24-09 07:53 PM   #41 
     - Looks like one of Dubya's Supreme Court nominees, doesn't he.  Lars39   Jul-24-09 08:09 PM   #47 
        - There was a post around here about two weeks ago that was a catalog  EFerrari   Jul-24-09 08:11 PM   #51 
        - Yeah, or even W  eleny   Jul-24-09 08:16 PM   #56 
  - LOL good call  proud2BlibKansan   Jul-24-09 08:10 PM   #49 
  - OMFG  EFerrari   Jul-24-09 08:12 PM   #52 
     - I think we just won the debate my friend  proud2BlibKansan   Jul-24-09 08:14 PM   #54 
        - Then I guess I'm just grateful Skip Gates wasn't shot.  EFerrari   Jul-24-09 08:16 PM   #57 
        - Just got it in an email  proud2BlibKansan   Jul-24-09 08:22 PM   #59 
           - We're all folklorists now. Someone needs to send that to Skip Gates.  EFerrari   Jul-24-09 08:25 PM   #60 
              - And KO & Rachel  eleny   Jul-24-09 08:27 PM   #63 
        - It was only a matter of time before thruths like this were discovered  eleny   Jul-24-09 08:26 PM   #61 
           - I expect these items to come bubbling up -- and in large part  EFerrari   Jul-24-09 08:33 PM   #66 
  - Bigotry and Broad-Brush Smears  omega minimo   Jul-24-09 08:14 PM   #55 
  - I would have used "Yapping non-male pomeranian" in the title  MrScorpio   Jul-24-09 08:20 PM   #58 
  - Bastard?  omega minimo   Jul-24-09 08:37 PM   #67 
     - Naaah. I, myself, am a bastard  MrScorpio   Jul-24-09 08:41 PM   #70 
        - For such a big, strapping police officer, Crowley's nothing but a whiny fucker  omega minimo   Jul-24-09 08:46 PM   #73 
        - If you look at Wednesday's post, it could be applied as I did as well  MrScorpio   Jul-24-09 08:54 PM   #75 
           - Oh yes watered down language and denial of sexist use of term to emasculate in this case  omega minimo   Jul-24-09 08:58 PM   #81 
              - YAY!!!  MrScorpio   Jul-24-09 09:00 PM   #82 
                 - A breakthrough!!!!!!!!  omega minimo   Jul-24-09 09:01 PM   #83 
                    - I love this place!  MrScorpio   Jul-24-09 09:04 PM   #85 
                       - LOL  omega minimo   Jul-24-09 09:08 PM   #88 
        - i prefer obama;s approach  paulsby   Jul-25-09 01:44 AM   #122 
  - bitch  Wednesdays   Jul-24-09 08:45 PM   #71 
  - +1  Obama2012   Jul-25-09 12:41 AM   #105 
  - I see that the Unrec Brigade has given up  eleny   Jul-24-09 08:32 PM   #64 
  - It WAS +10, but someone cancelled out my rec.  SeattleGirl   Jul-24-09 09:04 PM   #86 
  - Well, earlier I cancelled out someone else's unrec  eleny   Jul-24-09 11:10 PM   #101 
     - Yeah, round and round we go.  SeattleGirl   Jul-24-09 11:13 PM   #102 
  - I don't understand why somebody would rec sexist language, especially women  Obama2012   Jul-25-09 12:42 AM   #107 
     - I couldn't care less if the OP calls Crowley a dog  eleny   Jul-25-09 12:43 PM   #169 
  - Dumb post.  emilyg   Jul-24-09 08:51 PM   #74 
  - I said it with attitude and it's how I see it  MrScorpio   Jul-24-09 08:58 PM   #80 
  - Dumber than a post  omega minimo   Jul-24-09 09:02 PM   #84 
  - Well, he IS being unfair to the white guy, you know.  SeattleGirl   Jul-24-09 09:07 PM   #87 
  - Bill Maher called the Cambridge police the most vulnerable people in the country.  EFerrari   Jul-24-09 10:41 PM   #97 
     - Ha!  SeattleGirl   Jul-24-09 10:54 PM   #98 
  - as opposed to gates who told crowley  paulsby   Jul-25-09 12:36 AM   #103 
  - Hey, buddy  MrScorpio   Jul-25-09 01:24 AM   #112 
  - dont' call me "buddy" guy.  paulsby   Jul-25-09 01:36 AM   #116 
     - So, you think Crowley is somehow winning because Obama was nice to him?  EFerrari   Jul-25-09 01:50 AM   #129 
        - it's not a matter of 'winning"  paulsby   Jul-25-09 01:52 AM   #130 
           - I don't know. Bill Maher shredded Crowley and the Cambridge police tonight  EFerrari   Jul-25-09 01:57 AM   #132 
              - that's true, but hardly dispositive  paulsby   Jul-25-09 02:04 AM   #134 
                 - That's all right. Jim Crow will be forever known as the idiot  EFerrari   Jul-25-09 02:40 AM   #151 
                    - crowley is widely respected  paulsby   Jul-26-09 01:48 AM   #199 
                       - You sure are good at rationalizing bullshit. Are you still a member of that union?  EFerrari   Jul-26-09 02:38 AM   #202 
                          - ad hominem noted  paulsby   Jul-26-09 02:47 AM   #204 
                             - Save it for your fraternity.  EFerrari   Jul-26-09 02:55 AM   #205 
                                - ad hominem and bigotry noted  paulsby   Jul-26-09 03:00 AM   #207 
                                   - LOL You are the best illustration of the whining the OP talks about.  EFerrari   Jul-26-09 03:25 AM   #210 
  - So, if you were in that situation, and the cop refused to do what he is  SeattleGirl   Jul-25-09 01:37 AM   #118 
  - i would do the adult thing  paulsby   Jul-25-09 02:32 AM   #147 
  - Yes, and it is the trained law enforcement professional that is also  merh   Jul-25-09 02:49 AM   #154 
  - Yes, he is 100% bitch. There is not a non-bitch bone in his body.  BOG PERSON   Jul-25-09 12:44 AM   #108 
  - michael j fox otoh is the anti-bitch  paulsby   Jul-25-09 01:42 AM   #121 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-25-09 03:34 PM   #173 
  - Sexism - good.  noamnety   Jul-25-09 01:05 AM   #110 
  - "Bitch" sucks, as does seeing it pop up on the page, after all the work to NOT HAVE BITCH ON DU  omega minimo   Jul-25-09 01:35 AM   #115 
  - Crowley can't stand it that a black man is more educated than him  JI7   Jul-25-09 01:44 AM   #123 
  - Is this the same officer that Obama referred to as an Outstanding Officer?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Jul-25-09 01:50 AM   #127 
  - Obama is being polite  MrScorpio   Jul-25-09 02:28 AM   #144 
     - Are you implying that the President is lying?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Jul-25-09 07:20 AM   #162 
        - No, not at all  MrScorpio   Jul-25-09 07:38 AM   #164 
           - So the President does think that the officer in the Gates case is an outstanding officer. Thanks.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Jul-25-09 07:47 AM   #165 
              - But some others don't view him as such. And you already had all this figured out.  eleny   Jul-25-09 08:53 AM   #167 
                 - Must be a great guy the President just invited him to the White House.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Jul-25-09 04:03 PM   #176 
                    - Mediation is not always between good guys and I've chosen my bad guy. Suit yourself.  eleny   Jul-25-09 04:11 PM   #182 
                       - I don't think either one of them is a bad guy.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Jul-25-09 07:35 PM   #198 
  - A woman's take on MrS's use of the word "bitch"  SeattleGirl   Jul-25-09 02:44 AM   #153 
  - Thank you very much for clarifying this point  MrScorpio   Jul-25-09 03:06 AM   #156 
  - Thank you.  SeattleGirl   Jul-25-09 03:07 AM   #157 
  - I don't know why you bothered posting this  noamnety   Jul-25-09 09:53 AM   #168 
     - Because it is my opinion, and I have a right to post it. Just as you  SeattleGirl   Jul-25-09 05:20 PM   #197 
  - Obviously, Sergeant Crowley acted stupidly!  L. Coyote   Jul-25-09 07:50 AM   #166 
  - How does your emasculating him make you feel? Are you more macho for feminizing him?  TexasTrue   Jul-25-09 02:22 PM   #170 
  - Before we begin, let's find out where you're coming from  MrScorpio   Jul-25-09 03:27 PM   #171 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-25-09 03:31 PM   #172 
  - "Obama should apologize of all cops, all over the country" or some such thing  MrScorpio   Jul-25-09 03:47 PM   #174 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-25-09 04:05 PM   #177 
        - Thanks for that admitted bit of right wing agi-prop and fear mongering  MrScorpio   Jul-25-09 04:08 PM   #180 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-25-09 04:14 PM   #185 
        - If you find six foot tall black man, who was raised in the streets of inner city Detroit threatening  MrScorpio   Jul-25-09 04:21 PM   #189 
        - She's waiting for her pizza to get bubbling hot  eleny   Jul-25-09 04:16 PM   #187 
           - Do you think that she'll go for the pepperonis or the anchovies?  MrScorpio   Jul-25-09 04:23 PM   #190 
              - Some say she's big on ham and pineapple  eleny   Jul-25-09 04:35 PM   #193 
        - Yes, you do sound like Hannity. n/t  EFerrari   Jul-25-09 04:09 PM   #181 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-25-09 04:16 PM   #186 
              - Disagreeing with the bad behavior of one cop is not cop hating.  EFerrari   Jul-25-09 04:18 PM   #188 
                 - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-25-09 04:26 PM   #191 
                    - You likened yourself to Hannity. I just agreed with you.  EFerrari   Jul-25-09 04:29 PM   #192 
                    - Well that was quick  MrScorpio   Jul-25-09 04:44 PM   #195 
                       - They're good!  EFerrari   Jul-25-09 04:48 PM   #196 
                    - At this point, we make a whacking off gesture nt  MrScorpio   Jul-25-09 04:38 PM   #194 
                       - Somebody is obsessed with his penis  TexasTrue   Jul-26-09 07:12 PM   #213 
                          - Thanks for that bit of observation, I do, however, have a suggestion...  MrScorpio   Jul-26-09 07:19 PM   #214 
  - That cop is big,  ellie   Jul-25-09 04:00 PM   #175 
  - True. Bullies are like that.  BlooInBloo   Jul-25-09 04:12 PM   #183 
 

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