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katkat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-07-09 09:52 AM
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118. Spoonman
Excuse me? She's brave, so she has male characteristics?

Oh, you're so good at your job, little lady, why almost as good as a man.
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  -"She ran toward him, continuing to fire." Are_grits_groceries  Nov-06-09 03:10 PM   #0 
  - Angels disguised as heroes. n/t  FLyellowdog   Nov-06-09 03:12 PM   #1 
  - photo from NY Times, she's saved lives before, nickname "Mighty Mouse"  WillYourVoteBCounted   Nov-06-09 11:47 PM   #94 
  - Bravery above and beyond  lupinella   Nov-07-09 07:21 AM   #109 
  - She belongs up there with Sully Sullenberger, as far as people  TwilightGardener   Nov-06-09 03:14 PM   #2 
  - Well said.  redqueen   Nov-06-09 03:25 PM   #15 
  - +1  malaise   Nov-06-09 07:43 PM   #71 
  - My first thought, too.  Faygo Kid   Nov-07-09 07:42 AM   #112 
  - Agreed.  tabatha   Nov-07-09 08:17 AM   #115 
  - K&R  Solly Mack   Nov-06-09 03:15 PM   #3 
  - The right person at the right time, in exactly the right place!  CaliforniaPeggy   Nov-06-09 03:16 PM   #4 
  - Right time would have been about ten minutes earlier  alcibiades_mystery   Nov-06-09 04:14 PM   #32 
  - She still will be negatively affected and it is a tragedy for her also. Whenever you fire ,,,  ShortnFiery   Nov-06-09 03:16 PM   #5 
  - Oy!  Are_grits_groceries   Nov-06-09 03:19 PM   #6 
  - she did her job. a job trained for. she saved lives. not a bad day of work. nt  seabeyond   Nov-06-09 04:17 PM   #35 
  - Are you still riding this talking point?  JonQ   Nov-07-09 05:19 PM   #138 
  - A true hero  era veteran   Nov-06-09 03:19 PM   #7 
  - Hero  HughMoran   Nov-06-09 03:20 PM   #8 
  - It sounds from the report as if she took five hits  theHandpuppet   Nov-06-09 03:26 PM   #16 
     - Wow  HughMoran   Nov-06-09 05:22 PM   #46 
     - from other reports, I think this one was written clumsily  Schema Thing   Nov-06-09 07:51 PM   #73 
  - Talk about being the right person at the right place at the right time! nt  Javaman   Nov-06-09 03:20 PM   #9 
  - You OK?????  DainBramaged   Nov-06-09 03:21 PM   #10 
  - Yeah.  Are_grits_groceries   Nov-06-09 03:23 PM   #12 
     - Good, some day I'll tell you about smacking your head too hard  DainBramaged   Nov-06-09 03:27 PM   #18 
     - You upon getting up, the ultimate meh........  DainBramaged   Nov-06-09 03:30 PM   #21 
     - LOL! Now that's a meh! nt  Are_grits_groceries   Nov-06-09 03:32 PM   #22 
     - Good to hear  HughMoran   Nov-07-09 07:19 PM   #141 
  - She saved at least one life for sure and probably more.  lpbk2713   Nov-06-09 03:22 PM   #11 
  - Absolutely. He was gonna run around and kill until he was shot down.  Bucky   Nov-06-09 05:52 PM   #55 
  - I wonder how many lives she may have saved by her actions  theHandpuppet   Nov-06-09 03:23 PM   #13 
  - Courage on a level most could never muster.  Codeine   Nov-06-09 03:24 PM   #14 
  - All the chairborne rangers should take heed -  cliffordu   Nov-06-09 03:27 PM   #17 
  - Well said. nt  Codeine   Nov-06-09 04:04 PM   #28 
  - Well put. nt  Robb   Nov-06-09 04:15 PM   #33 
  - "She deserves the Presidential Medal of Freedom."  Ignis   Nov-06-09 04:17 PM   #34 
  - oops  Skittles   Nov-07-09 02:59 AM   #101 
  - She certainly deserves some sort of high honor  TorchTheWitch   Nov-06-09 05:46 PM   #52 
  - Yep, world class.  cliffordu   Nov-06-09 08:04 PM   #76 
  - Medals  dothemath   Nov-06-09 10:26 PM   #85 
  - Running INTO gunfire is more than police work.  caseymoz   Nov-06-09 11:27 PM   #90 
  - It IS the highest award a civilian can achieve here in the 'Murka.....  cliffordu   Nov-06-09 11:28 PM   #91 
     - I admit I am in awe of her  TorchTheWitch   Nov-07-09 12:30 AM   #97 
     - she's not a civilian  northzax   Nov-08-09 12:27 PM   #148 
        - She is a civilian LEO. Not military.  cliffordu   Nov-08-09 06:47 PM   #150 
        - Yes, she is. (n/t)  benEzra   Nov-08-09 08:42 PM   #151 
  - Hear! Hear! This woman put-paid to a lot of questions (nt)  SteveM   Nov-07-09 07:34 AM   #110 
  - K&R  RoyGBiv   Nov-06-09 03:28 PM   #19 
  - I hope she makes a full recovery  REP   Nov-06-09 03:28 PM   #20 
  - Definitely a person worthy of respect.  Buns_of_Fire   Nov-06-09 03:39 PM   #23 
  - Kicked and recommended.  Uncle Joe   Nov-06-09 03:43 PM   #24 
  - I wish her a speedy recovery! It is sad  Ruby the Liberal   Nov-06-09 03:46 PM   #25 
  - The soldiers at the processing center likely weren't armed, unless they were MP's.  TwilightGardener   Nov-06-09 04:56 PM   #43 
     - Precisely. Soldiers aren't allowed to be armed except for if their duties require it.  TheWraith   Nov-07-09 12:15 AM   #96 
        - And the myth that all soldiers are "highly trained" in using their weapons  Rozlee   Nov-07-09 03:44 PM   #136 
  - Wow!  CraftyGal   Nov-06-09 03:50 PM   #26 
  - So how's the head?  timeforpeace   Nov-06-09 04:03 PM   #27 
  - It's okay.  Are_grits_groceries   Nov-06-09 04:05 PM   #29 
  - Get well soon, Sergeant Munley!  Birthmark   Nov-06-09 04:07 PM   #30 
  - She did not Duck and Cover...She had the Courage of a Lioness defending her Pride (GOL)  opihimoimoi   Nov-06-09 04:12 PM   #31 
  - yea her. impressive. k and r  seabeyond   Nov-06-09 04:19 PM   #36 
  - Active shooting protocol... .  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-06-09 04:23 PM   #37 
  - Active shooting protocol  Are_grits_groceries   Nov-06-09 04:31 PM   #40 
  - The military trained in it well before Columbine  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-06-09 04:54 PM   #41 
     - I guess the police decided to use a military protocol.  Are_grits_groceries   Nov-06-09 05:02 PM   #44 
        - It depends on the department  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-06-09 05:07 PM   #45 
           - nadinbrzezinski  katkat   Nov-07-09 09:50 AM   #117 
  - I have to say that I can hardly wait to hear the actual description of what went down  bertman   Nov-06-09 09:28 PM   #83 
     - They do it so that the shooter will focus toward's them  tavalon   Nov-07-09 03:40 AM   #104 
     - Interesting tactical move. But wouldn't it be better to place two or three shots on target  bertman   Nov-07-09 09:17 AM   #116 
     - The assumption is that the responder(s) will not start out within range of the bad guy.  benEzra   Nov-08-09 08:55 PM   #154 
  - How incredibly brave!  surrealAmerican   Nov-06-09 04:26 PM   #38 
  - Is it usual to have a civilian police department ... i am surprised too. nt  seabeyond   Nov-06-09 04:28 PM   #39 
  - Since 2002 or so, we have had more and more civilian  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-06-09 04:56 PM   #42 
  - Apparently, yes  TorchTheWitch   Nov-06-09 05:38 PM   #49 
  - a picture of Kimberly....  zonkers   Nov-06-09 05:27 PM   #47 
  - What bravery looks like!  Sheltiemama   Nov-06-09 07:27 PM   #67 
  - SERGEANT MUNLEY FUCK YEAH  Iggo   Nov-06-09 05:36 PM   #48 
  - k&r  tammywammy   Nov-06-09 05:43 PM   #50 
  - I hope she reaps benefits from this that she would never expect.  win_in_06   Nov-06-09 05:45 PM   #51 
  - I'm sure Lifetime Network and HBO have already started the bidding war.  Bucky   Nov-06-09 05:50 PM   #54 
     - And a book. There's gotta be a book!  Sheltiemama   Nov-06-09 07:29 PM   #68 
  - get well soon, Sargent Munley  noiretextatique   Nov-06-09 05:49 PM   #53 
  - There's an error in this article  senseandsensibility   Nov-06-09 05:53 PM   #56 
  - Posted twice by mistake  senseandsensibility   Nov-06-09 05:53 PM   #57 
  - She is brave brave brave. I don't know her, but I am proud of her  Shell Beau   Nov-06-09 05:58 PM   #58 
  - Now that was gutsy!  ljm2002   Nov-06-09 05:58 PM   #59 
  - What would our world be like without heroes like this  ooglymoogly   Nov-06-09 06:08 PM   #60 
  - A woman with some BALLS!  Spoonman   Nov-06-09 06:27 PM   #61 
  - Spoonman  katkat   Nov-07-09 09:52 AM   #118 
  - It's OVARIES  BlancheSplanchnik   Nov-07-09 01:40 PM   #129 
  - Sergent Kimberly Munley is a BIG DAMN HEROINE!!!!  PopSixSquish   Nov-06-09 06:39 PM   #62 
  - BIG DAMN HEROINE indeed.  Codeine   Nov-07-09 12:34 AM   #98 
  - She saved a LOT of lives  Canuckistanian   Nov-06-09 06:53 PM   #63 
  - Holy crap.  mrbarber   Nov-06-09 07:10 PM   #64 
  - K&R, Brave woman.  caseymoz   Nov-06-09 07:15 PM   #65 
  - She and Sully need to get together for a beer someday.  Kablooie   Nov-06-09 07:23 PM   #66 
  - Now that's some beers I'd love to pay for!  OnceUponTimeOnTheNet   Nov-06-09 07:44 PM   #72 
  - Makes me wish I owned an auto shop just so I could offer to fix her car for free  Fleshdancer   Nov-06-09 07:32 PM   #69 
  - Remarkable  Torn_Scorned_Ignored   Nov-06-09 07:37 PM   #70 
  - And that's how it's done  skygazer   Nov-06-09 07:54 PM   #74 
  - She is a beautiful human being.  MoonRiver   Nov-06-09 08:01 PM   #75 
  - knr!~  tekisui   Nov-06-09 08:10 PM   #77 
  - Will all of her medical expenses be taken care of?  theHandpuppet   Nov-06-09 08:25 PM   #78 
  - She'll be covered...  rasputin1952   Nov-06-09 08:57 PM   #82 
  - She is a hero  varelse   Nov-06-09 08:32 PM   #79 
  - Unbelieveable courage - incredible selflessness.  BlueIdaho   Nov-06-09 08:43 PM   #80 
  - What a wonderful selfess act on her part...  rasputin1952   Nov-06-09 08:55 PM   #81 
  - Wow! Fucking Wow!  earcandle   Nov-06-09 09:31 PM   #84 
  - I see the fill in for Rush did not call this a tragedy.  PatrynXX   Nov-06-09 11:03 PM   #86 
  - Totally. Bad. ASS.  Vickers   Nov-06-09 11:03 PM   #87 
  - Certainly a heroine...also unable to testify. NOT?  NoSheep   Nov-06-09 11:06 PM   #88 
  - No other word but 'hero' can be used to describe Sgt. Munley.  Danger Mouse   Nov-06-09 11:20 PM   #89 
  - Two bullets in each thigh? Yikes.  Common Sense Party   Nov-06-09 11:33 PM   #92 
  - The right person at the right place at the right time...and with a gun.  winyanstaz   Nov-06-09 11:46 PM   #93 
  - I think the lesson here is that Munley was highly trained and a professional law enforcement  CTyankee   Nov-07-09 07:47 AM   #113 
     - I believe there are brave people that are not trained that can also do the right thing...  winyanstaz   Nov-08-09 04:36 AM   #144 
        - Proper gun use, maybe, but Munley was specifically trained in how to confront a shooter and she  CTyankee   Nov-08-09 01:12 PM   #149 
  - Raises interesting questions about the combat prohibition for women  whoneedstickets   Nov-07-09 12:04 AM   #95 
  - That's what I was thinking  WildEyedLiberal   Nov-07-09 01:36 AM   #99 
  - Hell, I think the questions have been answered (nt)  SteveM   Nov-07-09 07:41 AM   #111 
  - women are already in combat  katkat   Nov-07-09 09:55 AM   #120 
  - A True American Heroine!  proteus_lives   Nov-07-09 02:54 AM   #100 
  - so let's stop saying BALLS are required for courage  Skittles   Nov-07-09 03:00 AM   #102 
  - AMEN AND AMEN!  TorchTheWitch   Nov-07-09 03:42 AM   #105 
  - I use "wussy". I think it is less offensive.  Webster Green   Nov-07-09 09:56 AM   #121 
     - How is it less offensive?  TorchTheWitch   Nov-08-09 08:12 AM   #146 
        - Jeez  Webster Green   Nov-09-09 02:51 AM   #155 
  - Or "pussy" to mean the opposite......THAT should be retired.  whathehell   Nov-07-09 06:05 AM   #106 
     - Shouldn't the equivalent of "ball" = "ovaries"? Both are fine with me. nt  ClarkUSA   Nov-07-09 09:55 AM   #119 
        - I really wish  whathehell   Nov-07-09 05:04 PM   #137 
           - True, but it is a primal expression of self which is very human. Reality rules the day here. nt  ClarkUSA   Nov-07-09 06:49 PM   #139 
              - Probably more a "primal expression" of Patriarchy....  whathehell   Nov-07-09 07:17 PM   #140 
                 - Reality informs common forms of colloquial expression that spans cultures.  ClarkUSA   Nov-07-09 07:38 PM   #142 
  - Reccommended for a real heroine.  Vidar   Nov-07-09 03:01 AM   #103 
  - But..but...but... I thought police are evil, narcissistic, power-hungry tyrants?  Clintonista2   Nov-07-09 06:32 AM   #107 
  - Courage in action and more than deserving of praise.  DailyGrind51   Nov-07-09 06:56 AM   #108 
  - Wow.  smoogatz   Nov-07-09 08:11 AM   #114 
  - I think we would be better off if all police were women  NNN0LHI   Nov-07-09 09:59 AM   #122 
  - I hope there's no permanent damage.  The Backlash Cometh   Nov-07-09 10:15 AM   #123 
  - She's a Sergeant  lpbk2713   Nov-07-09 11:51 AM   #125 
     - Wish there was film of her running forward.  The Backlash Cometh   Nov-07-09 12:11 PM   #126 
        - Using Active Shooter Protocol  Ferret Mike   Nov-07-09 01:06 PM   #128 
  - It was a race to see who could get the first headshot...  Lovecraft71   Nov-07-09 10:36 AM   #124 
  - You would be running the other way.  Are_grits_groceries   Nov-07-09 12:13 PM   #127 
  - Kindly Stay The Fuck Out Of My Neighborhood...... (n/t)  Paladin   Nov-07-09 02:13 PM   #133 
  - Awe Inspiring!  BlancheSplanchnik   Nov-07-09 01:46 PM   #130 
  - A remarkable, brave woman. nt  tblue37   Nov-07-09 01:52 PM   #131 
  - That is one badass mofo! Visualize that if you can...  Taverner   Nov-07-09 01:58 PM   #132 
  - Another example of why I'm sick of hearing "congress needs to grow a pair"  Lorien   Nov-07-09 02:23 PM   #134 
  - I agree (and I'm a guy). (n/t)  benEzra   Nov-08-09 08:46 PM   #153 
  - Bravo,Sister!  Bobbie Jo   Nov-07-09 02:45 PM   #135 
  - Three words: medal of honor.  northzax   Nov-07-09 07:48 PM   #143 
  - Yes, and any other medal(s) she might be eligible for.  DemBones DemBones   Nov-08-09 04:47 AM   #145 
  - Isn't the Medal of Honor limited to military personnel? She is a civilian LEO. (n/t)  benEzra   Nov-08-09 08:43 PM   #152 
     - Correct on both. nt  Crabby Appleton   Nov-09-09 06:02 AM   #156 
  - And to think, women used to be  Le Taz Hot   Nov-08-09 08:15 AM   #147 
 

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