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derby378 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-12-10 12:49 PM
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16. And if a firefighter hassles another Quaker for not removing his hat...
...this Quaker will get in his face about it. We mean no disrespect; it's just a manifestation of our philosophical approach to the world.
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  -Firefighter cited after confronting man who didnt remove hat during national anthem proud2BlibKansan  Aug-12-10 12:13 PM   #0 
  - "Patriotism is the most foolish of passions, and the passion of fools." Schopenhauer  Tierra_y_Libertad   Aug-12-10 12:19 PM   #1 
  - "Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel." Samuel Johnson  demosincebirth   Aug-12-10 02:40 PM   #34 
  - When a firefighter tells me to jump I say "How high?"!  Prisoner_Number_Six   Aug-12-10 12:25 PM   #2 
  - And when he grabs you by the neck and throws you?  zipplewrath   Aug-12-10 12:28 PM   #3 
  - This guy has anger issues...  joeybee12   Aug-12-10 12:29 PM   # 
  - Most likely a wife beater too.  L0oniX   Aug-13-10 09:42 AM   #60 
  - LOL!  proud2BlibKansan   Aug-12-10 12:35 PM   #7 
  - Really weak and stupid logic there.  KansasVoter   Aug-12-10 12:29 PM   #4 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-12-10 04:15 PM   #42 
     - that means a fireman can beat me up. STUPID!  KansasVoter   Aug-12-10 06:34 PM   #43 
     - ???  realisticphish   Aug-12-10 06:52 PM   #44 
     - Speaking as ex-VFD, that firefighter can go screw himself.  JoeyT   Aug-13-10 07:18 AM   #45 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-13-10 07:21 AM   #47 
     - how many free beatings did the firemen earn by doing their job at your sister's house?  piratefish08   Aug-13-10 07:24 AM   #48 
     - "I stand by what I said, and fuck all of you"  LostinVA   Aug-13-10 08:22 AM   #56 
     - MY sister's house caught fire last week, too!  Dogtown   Aug-13-10 09:26 AM   #57 
  - How to accurately describe this post without breaking DU rules?  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Aug-12-10 12:30 PM   #5 
  - Firefighters are paid to fight fires, not act as Patriot Police. nt  sufrommich   Aug-12-10 12:32 PM   #6 
  - +1 nt  Obamanaut   Aug-13-10 07:51 AM   #51 
  - During a fire, sure. At a band concert? No.  proud2BlibKansan   Aug-12-10 12:36 PM   #8 
  - Fuck that. Anyone that touches me without my permission  Ikonoklast   Aug-12-10 12:36 PM   #9 
  - When they grab you by the back of the neck and shake you?  damntexdem   Aug-12-10 12:38 PM   #10 
  - Getting upset over a hat to the point of violence isn't something worthy of respect.  Forkboy   Aug-12-10 12:42 PM   #14 
  - Or how about this...  kenfrequed   Aug-12-10 03:23 PM   #38 
  - And if a firefighter hassles another Quaker for not removing his hat...  derby378   Aug-12-10 12:49 PM   #16 
  - You don't know many firefighters.  asdjrocky   Aug-12-10 12:54 PM   #18 
  - I never respect the wishes of fools, no matter what their line of work.  kestrel91316   Aug-12-10 12:57 PM   #19 
  - What a bazaar response. All firefighters are right all the time? Good Grief Mr. Brown. nm  rhett o rick   Aug-12-10 01:14 PM   #20 
  - Pathetic.  SammyWinstonJack   Aug-12-10 01:18 PM   #22 
  - .  Guy Whitey Corngood   Aug-12-10 01:19 PM   #23 
  - though they may be hero's they don't get to tell me to remove my hat.  LaurenG   Aug-12-10 01:44 PM   #25 
  - Is this some psychosexual thing? Because it makes no sense.  Bluebear   Aug-12-10 01:46 PM   #26 
  - And when he's not on duty I bet even you would say his shit still stinks.  nosmokes   Aug-12-10 01:48 PM   #27 
  - You've never worked with firefighters, have you?  arbusto_baboso   Aug-12-10 01:50 PM   #29 
  - Firefighters don't care how HIGH you can jump  NoGOPZone   Aug-12-10 02:45 PM   #35 
  - lol. ok.  Liberal_in_LA   Aug-12-10 03:08 PM   #37 
  - My sister is a firefighter.  Mariana   Aug-12-10 04:01 PM   #40 
  - So if he told you to bend over and spread your cheeks...  trumad   Aug-13-10 07:21 AM   #46 
  - Not when they are acting like jackbooted thugs  LostinVA   Aug-13-10 08:21 AM   #55 
  - WTF  L0oniX   Aug-13-10 09:42 AM   #59 
  - I imagine we all succumb to the drama of authority figures...  LanternWaste   Aug-13-10 10:14 AM   #61 
  - Your name is appropriate, Prisoner.  BakedAtAMileHigh   Aug-13-10 10:38 AM   #63 
  - He didn't have to have forgotten. There is no law about removing one's hat, is there?  LWolf   Aug-12-10 12:39 PM   #11 
  - Yes, he could have. Just like you don't really have to bow  sufrommich   Aug-12-10 12:41 PM   #12 
  - True. nt  LWolf   Aug-12-10 12:44 PM   #15 
  - Agree. The fireman doesnt understand freedom. nm  rhett o rick   Aug-12-10 01:16 PM   #21 
     - He understtands freedom just fine.  Mariana   Aug-12-10 03:50 PM   #39 
        - I stand corrected. Thank you. nm  rhett o rick   Aug-12-10 04:12 PM   #41 
  - "Respect America or I'll kick your head in!"  Forkboy   Aug-12-10 12:41 PM   #13 
  - Ah, the National Anthem Jackboots. Always love them.  HughBeaumont   Aug-12-10 12:52 PM   #17 
  - Hi, HB. My dad was also at Pearl Harbor--a 19-year-old  tblue37   Aug-12-10 02:18 PM   #33 
     - Yep, mine was 19 as well.  HughBeaumont   Aug-13-10 07:40 AM   #50 
        - My dad was also an Air Force mechanic at the time.  tblue37   Aug-13-10 01:03 PM   #64 
  - The firefighter was upset over THIS hat:  Ezlivin   Aug-12-10 01:26 PM   #24 
  - Hey that is a work of art. No wonder he didn't want to remove it.  LaurenG   Aug-12-10 01:49 PM   #28 
  - ...  rasputin1952   Aug-13-10 08:00 AM   #52 
  - I love it when morons confuse patriotism with nationalism.  Javaman   Aug-12-10 01:54 PM   #30 
  - I can sort of relate to the guy who didn't take his hat off.  a la izquierda   Aug-12-10 02:03 PM   #31 
  - He had a "respectful" 30 second conversation during the national anthem?  Renew Deal   Aug-12-10 02:05 PM   #32 
  - Another over-the-top BecKKKbot.  lpbk2713   Aug-12-10 03:07 PM   #36 
  - No stranger better "touch" me "on the back". Just sayin'.  WinkyDink   Aug-13-10 07:36 AM   #49 
  - I would suppose that there are plenty of witnesses as to what ...  rasputin1952   Aug-13-10 08:12 AM   #53 
  - If he WAS being disrespectful, he's allowed to be  LostinVA   Aug-13-10 08:21 AM   #54 
  - I will bet that this asscarrot batters his wife too.  L0oniX   Aug-13-10 09:41 AM   #58 
  - Do people have a problem with hats? I wear mine all the time and normally  TK421   Aug-13-10 10:21 AM   #62 

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