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SoCalDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-24-10 03:06 PM
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123. I'm a "she"..and I thanked him when he handed me back my license & registration
NOT for the ticket.. (I was speeding) :)
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  -Nurse fired for comment to cop during traffic stop cowcommander  Sep-24-10 01:23 AM   #0 
  - But coppers can do no wrong.  Dawson Leery   Sep-24-10 01:24 AM   #1 
  - Why can't people here stay on the message...  HardWorkingDem   Sep-24-10 02:09 AM   #11 
     - I think it was not diluting it at all  KansasVoter   Sep-24-10 10:14 AM   #69 
        - Ad hominem argument....  HardWorkingDem   Sep-24-10 12:43 PM   #96 
           - Sorry to butt in, but where's the ad hominem?  Ignis   Sep-24-10 01:24 PM   #99 
              - The nurse acted like a jerk, so people here...  HardWorkingDem   Sep-24-10 02:20 PM   #107 
                 - Ah. I think you're slightly misapplying that fallacy here.  Ignis   Sep-24-10 02:34 PM   #116 
  - Hmm. I guess it's not ok to be upset in public.  HuckleB   Sep-24-10 01:27 AM   #2 
  - Seems to me that she could have spoken her anger some other way...  CaliforniaPeggy   Sep-24-10 01:38 AM   #3 
  - I think it was more the way she said it.  Ozymanithrax   Sep-24-10 01:43 AM   #4 
  - Prove the statement was a threat. Because that statement is ambiguous.  w4rma   Sep-24-10 01:49 AM   #5 
  - Thank you!  Suich   Sep-24-10 01:54 AM   #6 
  - What was her point in saying it? That she wouldn't fluff his pillow?  GodlessBiker   Sep-24-10 02:02 AM   #7 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-24-10 02:20 AM   #17 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-24-10 02:40 AM   #20 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-24-10 03:45 AM   #27 
  - It was ambiguous because she COULD have meant  Lyric   Sep-24-10 10:16 AM   #72 
  - I was stopped once trying to get to a hospice patient who was in an escalating pain crisis.  laughingliberal   Sep-24-10 10:32 AM   #80 
  - "saying she didn't want to have anything to do with him again. "  uppityperson   Sep-24-10 10:28 AM   #79 
  - Nurses do a lot more than simply "fluff pillows", and like medical providers,  Aristus   Sep-24-10 02:31 PM   #113 
     - She was not at work.  eilen   Sep-24-10 09:18 PM   #154 
  - An ambiguous threat is still a threat.  Ozymanithrax   Sep-24-10 02:06 AM   #9 
  - He was in a power trip; arrogance rules this officer.  FarPoint   Sep-24-10 07:02 AM   #49 
     - Wow, you know all that about this guy from what?  Ozymanithrax   Sep-24-10 10:32 AM   #82 
  - So let's see here....  HardWorkingDem   Sep-24-10 02:08 AM   #10 
  - yeah.. DUers are just cop haters  fascisthunter   Sep-24-10 02:23 PM   #109 
  - Look at it this way...but I doubt you will...  HardWorkingDem   Sep-25-10 12:25 AM   #159 
  - hey, i get accused of being a cop hater. you might have been one of them. and LOOKIE  seabeyond   Sep-24-10 02:32 PM   #114 
  - About as ambiguous as a brick to the head....  HardWorkingDem   Sep-24-10 02:10 AM   #12 
  - You'd think it was real ambiguous if the cop made it to you.  jobycom   Sep-24-10 02:20 AM   #16 
  - "I hope you are never..." is an expression of dislike.  TheMadMonk   Sep-24-10 03:49 AM   #28 
  - Yep, the cop abused his power.  blueamy66   Sep-24-10 05:36 AM   #33 
  - I hope you are never my dry cleaner.  Tunkamerica   Sep-24-10 02:31 AM   #19 
  - 1) No. 2)Yes. 3) Yes. 4) Maybe  msanthrope   Sep-24-10 10:11 AM   #65 
  - That's just your read on it. Without hearing it being said the tone  Tunkamerica   Sep-24-10 02:15 PM   #103 
  - I can't believe this is DU  eilen   Sep-24-10 09:30 PM   #155 
     - sheis not indicative of the whole professin, nor a representitive of whole profession  seabeyond   Sep-24-10 09:53 PM   #156 
     - I guess it could have been worse/better  eilen   Sep-25-10 09:58 AM   #164 
        - eilen, the woman did wrong. nt  seabeyond   Sep-25-10 10:00 AM   #165 
     - I'm wondering why you responded to my post with this...  Tunkamerica   Sep-25-10 06:45 AM   #160 
        - I was commiserating. Not arguing :-) nt  eilen   Sep-25-10 09:54 AM   #162 
  - I do not sense she was actually threatening the armed Officer.  FarPoint   Sep-24-10 06:18 AM   #37 
  - ah, he didnt fire her. he complained. yet he is too far outside the box. she? just stressed  seabeyond   Sep-24-10 06:59 AM   #46 
  - yeah... her tone almost gave him a heart attack  fascisthunter   Sep-24-10 02:21 PM   #108 
  - How could it be a serious threat? Odds are he'll never be her  treestar   Sep-24-10 03:39 PM   #128 
  - From the article  eilen   Sep-24-10 04:17 PM   #133 
     - well, i am sorry you miss the HUGE trust issue patients give to medical care  seabeyond   Sep-24-10 05:20 PM   #142 
  - Let's play a little flip flop here and see how this would fly...  HardWorkingDem   Sep-24-10 02:04 AM   #8 
  - But dude, cops, you know?  jobycom   Sep-24-10 02:15 AM   #15 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Sep-24-10 02:23 AM   #18 
  - actually a more accurate analogy would be...  northernlights   Sep-24-10 05:50 PM   #150 
  - The cop was jealous that someone else got to make a threat.  Radical Activist   Sep-24-10 02:10 AM   #13 
  - Yup, so he got to take it out on her  ThomCat   Sep-24-10 10:02 PM   #157 
  - Hope they take her license, too.  jobycom   Sep-24-10 02:14 AM   #14 
  - +1  ingac70   Sep-24-10 05:27 AM   #31 
  - I would not want this person with vulnerable populations, at the least. n/t  msanthrope   Sep-24-10 10:12 AM   #66 
  - Exactly..  Cid_B   Sep-24-10 11:44 AM   #86 
  - The only relevant difference you see, is merely in degrees. ..  LanternWaste   Sep-24-10 01:22 PM   #98 
  - No, the difference between smoking a joint and threatening a life is pretty extreme  jobycom   Sep-24-10 02:16 PM   # 
     - Except that isn't what she did. She said she'd rather not have to care for him professionally  uppityperson   Sep-24-10 04:27 PM   #135 
  - A nurse who implies they'd rather not have an asshole under their care  uppityperson   Sep-24-10 04:25 PM   #134 
  - She wasn't happy because she was stopped for speeding. How dare  Obamanaut   Sep-24-10 02:49 AM   #21 
  - A threat is a threat, and highly unprofessional, although...  TreasonousBastard   Sep-24-10 02:50 AM   #22 
  - How can that be taken as a threat?  bahrbearian   Sep-24-10 04:41 PM   #139 
     - I don't know if there's any code of ethics for nurses, but...  TreasonousBastard   Sep-24-10 08:59 PM   #153 
  - I don't know about fired, but she was definitely wrong  CreekDog   Sep-24-10 02:56 AM   #23 
  - with you on your whole post. i will also be the first to point a finger at cop abuse  seabeyond   Sep-24-10 06:30 AM   #40 
  - Fire the cop and reinstate the nurse.  DeltaLitProf   Sep-24-10 03:17 AM   #24 
  - huh  datan   Sep-24-10 03:33 AM   #25 
  - Get real....  FarPoint   Sep-24-10 07:00 AM   #47 
     - if it is an inadequate officer, then it certainly, obviously is the same for the nurse  seabeyond   Sep-24-10 07:02 AM   #50 
     - +1 n/t  Amaril   Sep-24-10 09:42 AM   #62 
     - This is stupid...  Cid_B   Sep-24-10 11:46 AM   #88 
  - are you saying a man must take all and women can do all. that really isnt... equal.  seabeyond   Sep-24-10 06:31 AM   #41 
  - Yeah, his life was threatened. What kind of fucking coward gets upset about that?  jobycom   Sep-24-10 02:24 PM   #110 
  - because  datan   Sep-24-10 03:42 AM   #26 
  - Exactly. "I hope I never have to care for you" is how I read it also. Not a threat but not wanting  uppityperson   Sep-24-10 10:13 AM   #67 
  - Some hospitals have very strict methods of dealing with "problem" employees, which means  old mark   Sep-24-10 03:54 AM   #29 
  - No one dislikes cops as much as me....  ingac70   Sep-24-10 05:27 AM   #30 
  - I agree  ROFF   Sep-24-10 04:54 PM   #140 
  - How do we know he didn't stop her on her way to work?  eilen   Sep-24-10 05:32 AM   #32 
  - That's no excuse, and why she ended up losing her job.  TexasObserver   Sep-24-10 05:40 AM   #35 
  - You are dead wrong in your assertion  dgibby   Sep-24-10 08:57 AM   #52 
     - exactly. i had a nurse friend who worked ER tell me, those really hard to deal with, she used a  seabeyond   Sep-24-10 09:03 AM   #54 
     - I don't doubt that for real assholes  eilen   Sep-24-10 04:00 PM   #131 
        - thank you for the explanation. she is a friend. but it really made me look at her  seabeyond   Sep-24-10 05:18 PM   #141 
     - Maybe that is the case where you worked or when your worked  eilen   Sep-24-10 04:06 PM   #132 
  - She was way out of line. A reprimand was appropriate, not firing.  TexasObserver   Sep-24-10 05:37 AM   #34 
  - .......................  TheDebbieDee   Sep-24-10 05:40 AM   #36 
  - +1  ingac70   Sep-24-10 06:33 AM   #42 
  - I'm amazed that a policeman would consider that one of the deadly hazards of his job  lunatica   Sep-24-10 06:25 AM   #38 
  - i dont know. if i were in a high risk job that could get my ass in the hospital and i had someone  seabeyond   Sep-24-10 06:27 AM   #39 
  - She probably didn't mean much by it but how fucking stupid and unprofessional.  Hosnon   Sep-24-10 06:35 AM   #43 
  - Doesn't exactly convey the caring attitude I would hope for...  Scuba   Sep-24-10 06:55 AM   #44 
  - It was common knowledge at our county hospital  rainbow4321   Sep-24-10 06:56 AM   #45 
  - well, that is just too bad the a medical profession would take advantage of that unbalanced  seabeyond   Sep-24-10 07:01 AM   #48 
  - Wow. So nurses could drive at 100mph without fear of getting a ticket  Nye Bevan   Sep-24-10 09:02 AM   #53 
     - Nothing to do with fear of retaliation  rainbow4321   Sep-24-10 07:35 PM   #151 
  - WTF?  Hepburn   Sep-24-10 08:37 AM   #51 
  - are you sure she was not serious? are you so sure, when vulnerable and incapable  seabeyond   Sep-24-10 09:05 AM   #55 
  - It is very possible that her comments were found to violate a section of professionalism  wmbrew0206   Sep-24-10 09:06 AM   #56 
  - "Leverington claims that during the stop, Peters was rude and that his attitude prompted her comment  Urban Prairie   Sep-24-10 09:20 AM   #57 
  - doesnt matter. she still has ownership for what SHE said. nt  seabeyond   Sep-24-10 09:21 AM   #58 
     - Yeah...she should have kept her mouth shut  Urban Prairie   Sep-24-10 10:01 AM   #63 
  - I'm a retired RN,  dgibby   Sep-24-10 09:25 AM   #59 
  - How many complaints about Cops get them fired? LOL.  KansasVoter   Sep-24-10 10:16 AM   #73 
  - I don't know the number,  dgibby   Sep-24-10 10:32 AM   #81 
     - Your dad sounds like a great man! .............  KansasVoter   Sep-24-10 11:39 AM   #85 
        - Thanks!  dgibby   Sep-24-10 11:53 AM   #91 
           - Neat story! I am sure you miss him every day!  KansasVoter   Sep-24-10 03:50 PM   #130 
  - Why do you say his chances of being her pt are "higher than average"?  uppityperson   Sep-24-10 10:23 AM   #78 
  - I was refering to the dangers associated with his job,  dgibby   Sep-24-10 10:36 AM   #84 
     - This is where I make a joke about doughnut consumption and the likelihood of cardiac care  mitchum   Sep-24-10 02:20 PM   #105 
  - A very sound analysis.  TexasObserver   Sep-24-10 05:22 PM   #144 
  - I don't miss Colorado Springs  killbotfactory   Sep-24-10 09:25 AM   #60 
  - There's no excuse to saying something like that. That's totally out of line. I wonder if she has a  Brickbat   Sep-24-10 09:28 AM   #61 
  - I was guessing that, too. She may have a history of trouble making for her employer.  Honeycombe8   Sep-24-10 10:15 AM   #71 
  - "I hope you are not ever my patient," could also mean...  madmom   Sep-24-10 10:10 AM   #64 
  - If she actually had said  Urban Prairie   Sep-24-10 10:15 AM   #70 
  - Exactly. thank you  uppityperson   Sep-24-10 10:20 AM   #76 
  - She shouldn't have made that comment. Out of line. But for the officer to report it?  Honeycombe8   Sep-24-10 10:13 AM   #68 
  - How many complaints about COPS them them fired? Almost none. Cops.....  KansasVoter   Sep-24-10 10:17 AM   #74 
  - As a nurse, good grief people. Get a grip. I've had lots of patients I didn't like, but treated  uppityperson   Sep-24-10 10:19 AM   #75 
  - Let's say the situation was reversed and the nurse was caring for the cop  bighart   Sep-24-10 10:21 AM   #77 
  - Well that depends on what rude behavior by the nurse would constitute  Urban Prairie   Sep-24-10 10:33 AM   #83 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-24-10 11:44 AM   #87 
  - are you suggesting that he should have used one of those on the nurse?  frylock   Sep-24-10 12:04 PM   #94 
  - Another dumbass who doesn't understand how Free Speech works  NeedleCast   Sep-24-10 11:46 AM   #89 
  - Assholes all around on this one  Canuckistanian   Sep-24-10 11:51 AM   #90 
  - The whole concept here of her 'right to free speech' being  COLGATE4   Sep-24-10 11:53 AM   #92 
  - What a jerk.  asdjrocky   Sep-24-10 11:55 AM   #93 
  - I'm with the cop on this one - mostly.  MedicalAdmin   Sep-24-10 12:34 PM   #95 
  - I've hummed "Amazing Grace" while pretending to take a long time...  mitchum   Sep-24-10 12:48 PM   #97 
  - Wow, this is a first for me... but I'm going to side with the cop on this one  ecstatic   Sep-24-10 01:44 PM   #100 
  - Nothing like getting fired for shit you did while you weren't punched in.  Lucian   Sep-24-10 02:13 PM   #101 
  - Some jobs come with implicit codes of behavior  SoCalDem   Sep-24-10 02:29 PM   #112 
     - Of course she'd treat him, but she is well within her rights to have an opinion about him  uppityperson   Sep-24-10 04:32 PM   #137 
        - how can you say "of course she would". you dont know. the cop didnt know.  seabeyond   Sep-24-10 05:21 PM   #143 
           - I guess we are all judging her based on our opinions of ourselves and of nurses we know  uppityperson   Sep-24-10 05:26 PM   #145 
              - well, i am just a normal person, leading a normal life and if a nurse said that to me  seabeyond   Sep-24-10 05:33 PM   #147 
  - It used to be that no cop with an IQ over 50 would give a nurse  Curmudgeoness   Sep-24-10 02:14 PM   #102 
  - if they felt they would be treated well regardless they would not have the need to be sure not to  seabeyond   Sep-24-10 02:20 PM   #106 
  - I really think it is more of a respect issue for nurses than that they  Curmudgeoness   Sep-24-10 03:02 PM   #119 
  - That's a different and very cool take on it. nt  jobycom   Sep-24-10 02:27 PM   #111 
  - How would one "know" that the person stopped was a nurse?  SoCalDem   Sep-24-10 02:34 PM   #115 
  - Cop asks, where are you going. To work. Where is that.... nt  Curmudgeoness   Sep-24-10 03:00 PM   #118 
     - I've only gotten one ticket  SoCalDem   Sep-24-10 03:03 PM   #120 
        - you THANKED him. dont you see it a bit absurd, thanking a cop for a ticket... lol  seabeyond   Sep-24-10 03:05 PM   #122 
           - I'm a "she"..and I thanked him when he handed me back my license & registration  SoCalDem   Sep-24-10 03:06 PM   #123 
           - oh, socaldem, i know. sometimes, and especially getting older  seabeyond   Sep-24-10 03:33 PM   #126 
              - My son laughed at me when I told him...  SoCalDem   Sep-24-10 03:40 PM   #129 
           - I thanked the cop the one yime I was ticketed many years ago.  Codeine   Sep-24-10 05:31 PM   #146 
              - i hear ya... it is automatic. the polite thing we are conditioned with.  seabeyond   Sep-24-10 05:35 PM   #148 
  - +1000  rainbow4321   Sep-24-10 07:38 PM   #152 
  - Fired due to threat of physical harm. I support the cop 100% on this -  lynne   Sep-24-10 02:16 PM   #104 
  - Duaine?  lefty2000   Sep-24-10 02:46 PM   #117 
  - His Momma couldn't spell.. I knew a guy named Antweeon  SoCalDem   Sep-24-10 03:04 PM   #121 
  - That was pretty stupid on the nurse's part  Downtown Hound   Sep-24-10 03:23 PM   #124 
  - That's a veiled threat. Fuck her. -nt  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Sep-24-10 03:33 PM   #125 
  - How dumb to take that seriously  treestar   Sep-24-10 03:39 PM   #127 
  - Some police officers seem to enjoy abusing power in *every* way.  BlueIris   Sep-24-10 04:27 PM   #136 
  - Was that like  mstinamotorcity   Sep-24-10 04:36 PM   #138 
  - What is really bizarre is that the nurse works with animals in an animal hospital  Vinnie From Indy   Sep-24-10 05:36 PM   #149 
  - What a sissy. Did the piglet have his little feelings hurt?  liquid diamond   Sep-24-10 10:22 PM   #158 
  - Hers was unprofessional behavior. Nurses as well as doctors must put the patint first.  McCamy Taylor   Sep-25-10 07:02 AM   #161 
     - The cop's was unprofessional behavior. This cop falsly accused her because he didn't like her. (nt)  w4rma   Sep-25-10 09:56 AM   #163 

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