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1. No better than common thugs.
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  -Oakland police shoot, kill arthritic family dog Kadie  Sep-30-10 08:40 PM   #0 
  - No better than common thugs.  undeterred   Sep-30-10 08:42 PM   #1 
  - +  Bluebear   Sep-30-10 08:44 PM   #6 
  - i take umbrage  SwampG8r   Oct-01-10 12:56 AM   #59 
  - And how exactly is it you know who I might call thugs?!  undeterred   Oct-01-10 09:23 AM   #64 
  - not you yourself  SwampG8r   Oct-01-10 11:30 AM   #75 
  - Ha! I laugh at this funny joke. nt  ooglymoogly   Oct-01-10 10:31 AM   #69 
     - Oakland is a fascist city.  ooglymoogly   Oct-01-10 10:41 AM   #70 
     - well, I'm glad you understand it because I'm completely lost-seems like a misplaced post  jhrobbins   Oct-01-10 06:49 PM   #111 
  - +1000...labs are the most gentle dogs...these cops are thugs...n/t  joeybee12   Oct-01-10 09:25 AM   #65 
  - ...  CBR   Sep-30-10 08:42 PM   #2 
  - This is one hell of a miserable day.  madmax   Sep-30-10 08:43 PM   #3 
  - Well, the dog BARKED! And GROWLED! In her own fucking FENCED YARD!!!!  Bluebear   Sep-30-10 08:43 PM   #4 
  - Don't you know she was a METH Lab?  REP   Sep-30-10 10:09 PM   #41 
  - That was her job wasn't it?  Aaria   Oct-01-10 10:16 AM   #67 
  - Gloria was doubtless reaching for a Milk-Bone, or something similarly menacing  hatrack   Sep-30-10 08:43 PM   #5 
  - I want to cry  democrank   Sep-30-10 08:46 PM   #7 
  - Me too!  jillan   Sep-30-10 09:03 PM   #22 
  - Disgraceful.  bullwinkle428   Sep-30-10 08:46 PM   #8 
  - A sick abuse of power  harvey007   Sep-30-10 08:46 PM   #9 
  - Fucking liars. Labs do not act that way.  Bonobo   Sep-30-10 08:48 PM   #10 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-30-10 08:48 PM   #11 
  - Aw,come on.  virgogal   Sep-30-10 08:58 PM   #18 
     - What? They are terrible sounding instruments. Pure torture.  mitchum   Sep-30-10 09:07 PM   #27 
  - That note is about the coldest thing I've seen in a while  qanda   Sep-30-10 08:49 PM   #12 
  - Our pets are mine and my partner's children-don't know exactly what I would do.  jhrobbins   Oct-01-10 06:52 PM   #112 
  - death seems to be a regular outcome when dealing with the Oakland police.  rurallib   Sep-30-10 08:49 PM   #13 
  - Seattle cops are just as trigger happy  pscot   Sep-30-10 09:04 PM   #23 
  - Is there any agency you could apply to  Canuckistanian   Sep-30-10 09:08 PM   #29 
  - This is horrible.  Terra Alta   Sep-30-10 08:50 PM   #14 
  - If it were a pit bull some would still think the police had no right to defend themselves  stray cat   Sep-30-10 08:50 PM   #15 
  - Gloria was not attacking them  northernlights   Sep-30-10 09:01 PM   #20 
  - Burglars probably would have passed the house by.  a la izquierda   Sep-30-10 09:10 PM   #30 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-30-10 09:07 PM   #28 
  - This is perhaps one of the dumbest things I've ever read here on DU.  smokey nj   Sep-30-10 09:10 PM   #31 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-01-10 05:31 PM   #106 
  - +1  SammyWinstonJack   Oct-01-10 06:30 PM   #110 
  - Agreed...it's a classic strawman.  Omar4Dems   Oct-01-10 06:23 PM   #109 
  - +1,000,000 nt  tblue37   Oct-01-10 08:45 PM   #119 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-30-10 09:17 PM   #36 
  - of course you know that has nothing to do with this story  G_j   Sep-30-10 09:20 PM   #37 
  - Welcome  Dappleganger   Sep-30-10 10:21 PM   #45 
  - The dog was not running the neighborhood unattended.  LiberalAndProud   Sep-30-10 10:50 PM   #48 
  - Oh shut up. That's the best way I can say it.  Bluebear   Oct-01-10 01:00 AM   #60 
  - Oh shut up. That's the best way I can say it.  Bluebear   Oct-01-10 01:00 AM   #61 
  - O.K., I'll just ask: Are you a progressive? A democrat?...  Robeson   Oct-01-10 01:05 AM   #62 
  - "defend themselves" from an arthritic Labrador? Please take your apologist shit elsewhere...  truebrit71   Oct-01-10 02:30 PM   #86 
  - The pit bull would have been inside the fenced yard just as this lab was. (nt)  w4rma   Oct-01-10 03:48 PM   #95 
  - Idiotic statement,  pecwae   Oct-01-10 04:53 PM   #98 
  - it wasn't a pitbull..  frylock   Oct-01-10 05:31 PM   #105 
  - Agreed. This is a sad story. I hope they had a good reason to shoot the poor dog.  Skip Intro   Oct-01-10 09:34 PM   #123 
  - Poor dog. I hope the person responsible for killing her is fired.  Luciferous   Sep-30-10 08:50 PM   #16 
  - disgusting.  northernlights   Sep-30-10 08:51 PM   #17 
  - Fuckers. nt  Dead_Parrot   Sep-30-10 08:59 PM   #19 
  - Maybe someone should post Sgt Brandwood's phone number on 4chan. ;) NT  hendo   Sep-30-10 09:02 PM   #21 
  - Thanks for leaving SGT. Brandwood's number in the pic  j420norcal   Sep-30-10 09:05 PM   #24 
  - Seriously.  Withywindle   Sep-30-10 10:44 PM   #46 
     - They do it because they LIKE to. nt  tblue37   Oct-01-10 08:47 PM   #120 
  - And they wonder why we sometimes call them pigs............  OverBurn   Sep-30-10 09:07 PM   #25 
  - Sad. Brutal. Vicious. Stupid.  Mimosa   Sep-30-10 09:07 PM   #26 
  - You beat me to it. I was just wondering how a dog advances like  ScreamingMeemie   Sep-30-10 09:12 PM   #33 
  - This does not happen in the country..  Pavulon   Sep-30-10 09:11 PM   #32 
  - 3 40cal in to an eleven yr old dog? fucking murderers  madrchsod   Sep-30-10 09:16 PM   #34 
  - if i had a burglar alarm...  a la izquierda   Sep-30-10 09:16 PM   #35 
  - This happens every day somewhere in this country.  Mike Marble   Sep-30-10 09:43 PM   #38 
  - They could take a lesson from our dry cleaner -  TBF   Sep-30-10 10:06 PM   #39 
     - I socialize my dogs to cops in uniform  KurtNYC   Oct-01-10 11:12 AM   #73 
  - goddamn it -- that can never be made right  AtomicKitten   Sep-30-10 10:08 PM   #40 
  - Fucking pigs. Scared rat bastards.  lonestarnot   Sep-30-10 10:11 PM   #42 
  - It usually takes OPD 2 1/2 -3 housr to respond to an alarm.  mulsh   Sep-30-10 10:15 PM   #43 
  - Bastards! My lab always barks when a stranger comes.  Dappleganger   Sep-30-10 10:18 PM   #44 
  - motherfuckers  EFerrari   Sep-30-10 10:49 PM   #47 
  - The fact that it was a false alarm is just the cherry on top of the sundae of cruelty.  Withywindle   Sep-30-10 10:51 PM   #49 
  - Ironically, Gloria herself may have tripped the alarm when the left the house  KamaAina   Oct-01-10 02:49 PM   #89 
  - I don't trust police.  The Backlash Cometh   Sep-30-10 10:55 PM   #50 
  - The deputy sheriffs and the constables in my neighborhood never travel  ScreamingMeemie   Sep-30-10 10:56 PM   #51 
  - That should be standard procedure across the nation.  proteus_lives   Oct-01-10 12:40 AM   #56 
  - Yay, Cops!  Iggo   Sep-30-10 11:14 PM   #52 
  - Oh heavens, a dog growling and barking at strangers in her yard!!  TwilightGardener   Sep-30-10 11:19 PM   #53 
  - Sons-of-bitches!  Lugnut   Oct-01-10 12:31 AM   #54 
  - Boo! Hiss!  Dr Morbius   Oct-01-10 12:36 AM   #55 
  - There's too many pigs who can never miss a chance to use their gun or taser.  Incitatus   Oct-01-10 12:48 AM   #57 
  - Wow there hard boys aren't they?  mackerel   Oct-01-10 12:51 AM   #58 
     - Hard boys? I expect that pig got himself a woody after he shot that dog. eom  truth2power   Oct-01-10 01:36 PM   #78 
  - This is a sick society we live in folks. The fact this mindset exists in some of our "finest"...  Robeson   Oct-01-10 01:29 AM   #63 
  - K&R  Jeffersons Ghost   Oct-01-10 09:29 AM   #66 
  - May the shooters and enablers find their afterlife an eternity keeping the meadow at Rainbow Bridge  Stinky The Clown   Oct-01-10 10:18 AM   #68 
  - After reading this, I hold my dog especially close this day.  ooglymoogly   Oct-01-10 10:59 AM   #71 
  - I have family members in LE who say dogs are shot every single day...  cbdo2007   Oct-01-10 11:07 AM   #72 
  - We should have the right to shoot back. Fuck all cops everywhere.  old mark   Oct-01-10 02:05 PM   #80 
  - I wouldn't go so far as to say for any reason  MajorChode   Oct-01-10 02:20 PM   #83 
  - Well....from what I've heard, they tend to "err on the side of caution" too quickly  cbdo2007   Oct-01-10 02:27 PM   #85 
  - And that certainly may be what happened here  MajorChode   Oct-01-10 02:47 PM   #87 
  - there was no burglary!  CreekDog   Oct-01-10 07:18 PM   #115 
     - Hindsight is always 20/20  MajorChode   Oct-02-10 03:45 AM   #124 
        - you start shooting before you even spot anybody inside?  CreekDog   Oct-02-10 03:59 AM   #125 
  - Yeah, what about that? They don't have Mace? Tasers? Why have them, if every barking dog gets shot  DirkGently   Oct-01-10 07:13 PM   #113 
  - if that's true, then most of us will not call the police when maybe we should  CreekDog   Oct-01-10 07:15 PM   #114 
  - If the police around the country want to bring hate  ooglymoogly   Oct-02-10 01:38 PM   #127 
  - My son who is a Deputy learned early how to avoid this tragedy.  gordianot   Oct-01-10 11:17 AM   #74 
  - +1  smiley   Oct-01-10 03:03 PM   #93 
     - They told him and even bought the dog biscuits.  gordianot   Oct-01-10 05:17 PM   #102 
  - :( so sad.  mod mom   Oct-01-10 11:35 AM   #76 
  - Effing worthless cop thugs!!! What the goddamn hell did they think??...  truth2power   Oct-01-10 01:27 PM   #77 
  - Cowardly pig. nt  asdjrocky   Oct-01-10 01:36 PM   #79 
  - What I want to say here, I can't. I don't want it ever read back to me in court.  flvegan   Oct-01-10 02:11 PM   #81 
  - I hope that whoever did the shooting is fired! He/she needs to be.!  ElsewheresDaughter   Oct-01-10 02:17 PM   #82 
  - Simply indefensable  CanonRay   Oct-01-10 02:21 PM   #84 
  - Wow......These fucking cowards have no business being cops.  whathehell   Oct-01-10 02:48 PM   #88 
  - Oakland just laid off 70 cops  KamaAina   Oct-01-10 02:50 PM   #90 
  - I could understand if it was a Pit Bull, but a Lab? WTF?!  earth mom   Oct-01-10 02:52 PM   #91 
  - Really? Why?  flvegan   Oct-01-10 04:57 PM   #99 
  - Pit bulls are not demons in disguise. I know many sweet family pets  tblue37   Oct-01-10 08:52 PM   #121 
  - Well, it's not like they get to shoot at a deer every day, you know  KamaAina   Oct-01-10 02:55 PM   #92 
  - This is it! There have been way too many of these. Gun happy idiots.  glinda   Oct-01-10 03:44 PM   #94 
  - Anyone know why they shoot dogs rather than just taser them?  cbdo2007   Oct-01-10 04:06 PM   #96 
  - Because they can N/T  j420norcal   Oct-01-10 04:21 PM   #97 
  - Because they WANT to.  Ikonoklast   Oct-01-10 05:20 PM   #103 
  - Or pepper spray?  flvegan   Oct-01-10 05:00 PM   #100 
  - the worst I'd ever fear from a dog like that is getting slobbered and shed on.  yurbud   Oct-01-10 05:06 PM   #101 
  - if these cops are so shit-your-pants scared of a lab..  frylock   Oct-01-10 05:28 PM   #104 
  - "...threatening manor..."?  Omar4Dems   Oct-01-10 06:14 PM   #107 
  - If it was MY dog  KinMd   Oct-01-10 06:20 PM   #108 
  - These Keystone Kops were so brave  Pool Hall Ace   Oct-01-10 08:14 PM   #116 
  - Cops just want to kill somebody or something.  1620rock   Oct-01-10 08:42 PM   #117 
  - I think some kill the dogs because they are such scaredy cats that they shoot anything.  tblue37   Oct-01-10 08:43 PM   #118 
  - Again, why I never give one cent to assist police  Dawson Leery   Oct-01-10 09:25 PM   #122 
  - Same department shot trapped fawn  zentrum   Oct-02-10 07:59 AM   #126 
 

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